■ Concert: MSU’s Famous Maroon Band will present a concert at 2 p.m. in Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall on campus. Will feature performances by the symphonic band, concert band and campus band. Admission is free.
Monday, Feb. 13
■ Concert: Join The W Department of Music to celebrate Black History Month at 7:30 p.m. at Poindexter Hall on campus. Features performances by the W Ensembles, Students and Faculty.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
■ Dinner Theatre: Lion Hills Center will host The Detectives Dinner Theatre Troupe for a Valentines program featuring laughs and a three course meal. For tickets and reservations, call (662) 328-4837 Ext. 9
Wednesday, Feb. 15
■ Lecture: In honor of Black History Month, Shackouls Honors College at MSU will present a lecture by Portia Ballard Espy, president and CEO of Mississippi Urban League, Inc. at 4 p.m. in Forum Room-C401 in Griffis Hall. Admission is free. More information: (662) 325-2522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Feb. 16
■ Play: Starkville Community Theatre will stage a production of “Terms of Endearment” beginning Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The play contains strong language and adult themes and is intended for mature audiences only. Tickets are $15 for non-season ticket holders. Call the box office at (662) 323-6855 or email email@example.com for tickets and information.
■ Speaker Series: MUW will host Sadé Meeks, founder of Growing Resilience in the South, as part of the Social Justice Speaker Series at 6 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium on campus. Free to attend.
Saturday, Feb. 18
■ Concert: Black Prairie Blues Museum will host a concert featuring Terry Harmonica Bean and Storytellers and a Southern Dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35.
■ Science Night: Mississippi State University Museums and Galleries Committee will host a Science Night at the Museums beginning at 4 p.m. in Hilbun Hall and the Cobb Institute on the MSU campus. Features museum tours, science activities and demonstrations. There will also be an after event movie beginning at 7 p.m. The movie will be “Mothra” (1961) and it will also feature educational information about insects. Entire event free and open to the public. More information: visit museums.msstate.edu.
Sunday, Feb. 19
■ Open Blues Jam: Black Prairie Blues Museum will host an open blues jam at 2 p.m. Musicians sign up for free beginning at 1:30 p.m. Admission for the general public is $5.
Monday, Feb. 20
■ Concert: The New Music at The W concert will be at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, Feb. 22-Sunday, Feb. 26
■ Play: Theatre MSU will stage multiple productions of Shakespeare’s “MacBeth” Feb. 22, 24-26 in McComas Theater on campus. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at msstate.universitytickets.com/. Showtimes are: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 24
■ Book Sale: Friends of the Starkville Library hosts Johnnie Bernhard, an award-winning author, as the guest author at the Books and Authors program at 3 p.m.. Come at 2:30 p.m. for refreshments and the program at 3 p.m. at the Starkville Public Library.
■ unWine Downtown: The spring unWine Downtown will be held at 5:30 p.m. in downtown Starkville. Enjoy a night of wine tasting and after-hours shopping with special sales. Tickets: $20 each and can be purchased online by visiting the link on the Facebook event page.
Friday, Feb 24-Sunday, Feb. 26
■ Play: Golden Triangle Theatre will host performances of Annie Jr. beginning Feb. 24 and running through Feb. 26. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children and can be purchased at goldentriangletheatre.com.
Saturday, Feb. 25
■ Fundraiser: The Junior Auxiliary of West Point will host a masquerade ball, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the Ritz, 621 Commerce St., West Point.
Tuesday, Feb. 28
■ Lyceum Series: Cirque Mechanics will perform “Zephyr,” an acrobatic show, at 7 p.m. at MSU’s Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall. Tickets: Visit union.msstate.edu and click on the Lyceum Series tab.
Thursday, March 2
■ Music Festival: MUW will host the annual Music by Women Festival on March 2-4. There will be five concerts a day and lectures. All events are free and open to the public. More info: www.muw.edu/musicbywomen.
Friday, March 3
■ Opening Reception: Black Prairie Blues Museum will host an opening reception for its art exhibit, Women in the Blues portrayed by local artists, at 6:30 p.m. Will feature a concert by Blues Woman Libby Rae Watson beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $20.
■ Wild Game Dinner: EMCC Development Foundation’s “Bull” Sullivan Memorial Division will host its 20th annual wild game dinner and auction, presented by Renasant Bank, at 5:30 p.m. at Lion Hills Center. Tickets are $125. For more information: call (662) 476-5063 or (662) 476-5075.
Tuesday, March 7
■ Reception: The Starkville Area Arts Council will host its first Art in Public Places reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the arts council’s office, 122 East Main St.
Thursday, March 16
■ Home Tours: Historic Home Tours kicks off on March 16 and runs through March 25. Tours vary and can be booked at historichomes.tours/ccc.
Tuesday, March 21
■ Speaker Series: MUW will host Tim Lampkin, founder and CEO of Higher Purpose Co., as part of its Social Justice Speaker Series at 5:30 p.m. in Fant Library’s Gail P. Gunter Room. Free to attend.
Wednesday, March 22-Saturday, March 25
■ Festival: The Charles H. Templeton Sr. Ragtime and Jazz Festival will open at 6 p.m. on March 23 with the Gatsby Gala, and run March 24-25 at 7:30 pm in Bettersworth Auditorium in Lee Hall on MSU’s campus along with a two-day “Business of Music Symposium” being held from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on March 22-23. Tickets range from $15-$65 depending on the package chosen and can be purchased via the link at library.msstate.edu/ragtime-festival.
Friday, March 24
■ Concert: The W Department of Music will hold its spring recital featuring a variety of genres starting at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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