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Community Calendar for the week of July 16, 2017


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Sundays at the Center -- The Sacred Heart Trio performs at 2 p.m. at the Louise Campbell Center for the Arts, 235 Commerce St., West Point. Free to the public. 




Thursday, July 20 


Sounds of Summer -- Swing Shift entertains at the final free Sounds of Summer concert of 2017 from 7-9 p.m. at the Columbus Riverwalk. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Cold beverages and food available for purchase. No pets or coolers. For more information, call 662-328-6305. 




July 20-22 and 26-29 


SCT: Unpugged 3 -- Starkville Community Theatre presents a showcase of music from the '70s to today with a diverse group of area singers and musicians. Performances are 7:30 p.m. each night at the Playhouse on Main, 108 E. Main St., Starkville. Tickets are $25 and support SCT. A dessert reception follows. Limited seating; make reservations at 662-323-6855. 




Sunday, July 23 


Sunday Funday -- Enjoy local artists and musicians at Sunday Funday on the Rue de Grand Fromage in Starkville's Cotton District (between Commodore Bob's and Two Brothers), 12:30-5 p.m. Visit  


Friday, July 28 


Mississippi Characters -- Columbus Community Theatre youth bring characters from state history to life. "Tours" are offered at 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Free, but ticket required (only 15 people will be scheduled per tour session). Sign up for preferred time at or call 662-328-2787 (closed Mondays).  




Friday, Aug. 11 


"The Help" -- In conjunction with the Mississippi Writers' Series, the Columbus Arts Council will screen the film "The Help" at 7 p.m. in the Rosenzweig Arts Center Omnova Theater. Free to the public. For more information, contact the CAC, 662-328-2787.  




Thursday, Aug. 17 


Writers' Series with Katy Simpson Smith -- The Columbus Arts Council's and grant partners' Mississippi Writers' Series presents author Katy Simpson Smith ("The Story of Land and Sea," "Free Men") at 7 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. Free to the public.



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