Community Calendar for the week of December 23, 2018


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Thursday through Monday, Dec. 27-31 


Christmas Village -- By appointment, the Storehouse at Christian World Missions in Starkville presents The Village at Christmas Tree Lane, with 20 trees, dozens of nativity scenes, a Dept. 56 village, plus a scavenger hunt, cookie/ornament-making stations, photo backdrops and reading corner. $5. Proceeds benefit local and world missions. To schedule a visit, contact Lee Ann Williamson, 816-769-2050. 




Thursday, Jan. 3  


Exhibit reception -- The Columbus Arts Council hosts a free reception from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St., opening an exhibit of quilting by Karen Arzamendi in the main gallery. ArtReach program artwork will be displayed in Artist Alley. For information, visit or call 662-328-2787 (closed Mondays). 




Friday, Jan. 11 


Pageant night -- The Miss Starkville/Red Hills/Golden Triangle pageant begins at 6 p.m. at Starkville High School, an official preliminary to the Miss Mississippi pageant. For information, contact Angella Baker, 662-617-3239 or email [email protected] 




Friday, Jan. 18  


Memphis Jones -- The Columbus Arts Council presents Memphis Jones & The City Limits from BB King's Blues Club at 7:30 p.m. in the Rosenzweig Arts Center Omnova Theater, 501 Main St.. Advance tickets for CAC members are $15 or $17 at the door. Non-members, $20/$22. Get tickets at or call 662-328-2787 (closed Mondays).  




Monday, Jan. 21 


Day of Giving -- Following a breakfast, volunteers will distribute school supplies to teachers to help finish the school year, sponsored by Visit Columbus, City of Columbus, United Way of Lowndes County and The W. For information, call 662-329-1191 or 800-327-2686.  




Jan. 25-March 8 


Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibition -- This traveling interactive exhibit at the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Transportation Museum, 318 Seventh St. N., Columbus, explores how water affects the way we live, work, worship, create and play, and how to sustain this resource for the future. A Main Street exhibition made possible by the Mississippi Humanities Council. For more information, call 662-328-8936.



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