• 54°
franklin county times

Best Bets

By Staff
Wynonna to perform at Silver Star
Silver Hotel and Casino welcomes back one of the brightest stars in country music, Wynonna, in concert, Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. in the conference center.
Since starting her solo career in 1992, Wynonna has established her style of music with breakthrough No. 1 hits such as "She Is His Only Need," "I Saw the Light," "No One Else on Earth," "My Strongest Weakness" and "To Be Loved By You."
Tickets may be charged by phone at 1-800-557-0711 or purchased at the Silver Star Box Office. All tickets are non-refundable. Must be 21 years or older to attend. The Silver Star conference center is a non-smoking facility.
Silver Star at Pearl River Resort is owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Silver Star is located in Philadelphia.
Public invited to upcoming events:
Friday-Saturday The Ralph Morgan Rodeo will be held at Ralph Morgan Arena in Lauderdale. Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for children. The rodeo starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 679-8861.
Saturday Duffee VFD will hold its annual Spring fund raiser at the fire department, located at the junction of Chunky-Duffee Road and Highway 494 just inside the Newton County line. Barbecue plates will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Orders of 10 or more going to the same place can be delivered.
For information, call 986-2071.
Saturday Longstreet Masonic Lodge No. 268 is sponsoring a fund raising barbecue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the lodge. Plates are $4, sold by the pound at $5 and Boston butts are $15 each. For information call, 693-4346.
Saturday The "Elvis Presley Show," featuring a 12-member cast with a live band and a sound and light show, will be held at 7 p.m. at Kemper Academy Gymnasium.
April 27-29 A free weekend of live music, art, dance and children's activities are planned at the Lauderdale County Agri-Center April 27-29. The Spring Music and Arts Festival promises rock, rhythm and blues, country and gospel music, equestrian events, children's games and pony rides, painting and graphic art exhibits, food and drink vendors. Call the Agri-Center for more information at 482-8498.
May 1 East Mississippi Community College's annual Pine Grove Festival will continue through May 1. The festival, which allows students, instructors and the public an opportunity to celebrate the fine arts with music, art exhibits, literature, theatre and guest performers, is open to the public.
A student art exhibit and sale begins April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Stennis Hall foyer.
On April 26 at 7 p.m., guest speaker Elizabeth Sarcone will present a lecture, "Myths and Fairy Tales: Not Just for Children" in the Stennis Auditorium.
On May 1, the EMCC choral students will perform at 7 p.m. in Stennis Auditorium.
The Pine Grove Festival is financially assisted by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Mississippi Humanities Council.
For more information about the performances, please call (662) 476-8442.
Mormon Tabernacle Choir to perform
The Mormon Tabernacle choir will perform in the concert hall at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala.
The concert will be held June 20, at 7:30 p.m.
For information and ticket prices, call the Birmingham Music Club at (205) 252-7548.