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Now - Oct. 14 - Mississippi State Fair, State Fairgrounds, Jackson. mdac.ms.gov.
Oct. 9 - Odesza, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
Oct. 12-13 - 40th annual Fall Flower & Garden Fest (Southeast's largest home gardening show), MSU Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station, Crystal Springs. 601-892-3731, extension.msstate.edu/fallfest.
Oct. 13 - "Lonesome Traveler" (special guest Peter Yarrow), Riley Center, Meridian. 601-696-2200, msurileycenter.com.
Oct. 18 - Chris Stapleton (with Marty Stuart, Brent Cobb), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
Oct. 19 - Take Me To the River New Orleans Live (Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan and Ian Neville, Mardi Gras Indian leaders), Riley Center, Meridian. 601-696-2200, msurileycenter.com.
Oct. 20 - Nanih Waiya Fall Festival, Nanih Waya Park, Louisville.
Oct. 20-21 - Kentuck Festival of the Arts (270+ folk artists, music, demos, more), Kentuck Park, Northport, Alabama. 205-758-1257, kentuck.org/the-festival.
Oct. 21 - "The Wizard of Oz" National Tour, Ford Center, Oxford. 662-915-1217, fordcenter.org
Oct. 26 - John Prine, Riley Center, Meridian. 601-696-2200, msurileycenter.com.
Oct. 27 - Buttahatchee River Fall Festival (vendors, Civil War reenactment, music, tractor/motorcycle/car show, more), downtown Hamilton, Alabama. 205-921-7786, brff.org.
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