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Public invited to upcoming events:
Always… Patsy Cline' to open May 3
Meridian Little Theatre will present "Always… Patsy Cline" May 3-6, and 8-9, at the MLT playhouse.
The play is a touching and humorous tribute to a true legend of American song; packed with such hits as "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces."
For information on tickets prices, call the MLT Box Office at 482-6371, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Azusa Street to perform
The group, Azusa Street will be performing May 5, at 2 p.m. at the Highland Park Bandstand. The group's musical style is eclectic, progressive Christian music. The concert is free and open to the public. For more info call 483-0949 or e-mail WilliamsStrm@aol.com.
MayFest set for May 5
St. Patrick School will hold MayFest 2001 May 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school.
There will be great food, raffles, games, hayrides, a silent auction, cake wheel and live entertainment. The school is located at 2700 Davis Street in Meridian.
For information, call 482-6044. The public is invited to attend.
Show. For more information, call 482-8498.
Girls Scout camp to open June 10
Gulf Pines Girl Scouts will sponsor a summer resident camp at Camp Merridale on Causeyville Road from June 10-July 13. This camp is open to girls in grades one-12. Girls will attend camp for one-week sessions.
Activities will include horseback riding, pottery, ceramics, arts and crafts, swimming and canoeing. To find out more, call 693-2903 or visit the Girl Scout office at 307 24th Ave. South in Meridian.
Collinsville to host Lively Arts Festival
Collinsville's 13th Annual Lively Arts Festival will be held May 5 beginning at 10 a.m.
Activities include arts and crafts, ballgames, coke toss, various food and game booths and much more. Chicken plates will be available at 11 a.m. Live entertainment is also planned. All activities will be held around the old Collinsville School.
St. Patrick School presents MayFest 2001
St. Patrick School will hold MayFest 2001 on May 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the school. There will be great food, raffles, games, hay rides, a silent auction and live entertainment. The school is located at 2700 Davis St. in Meridian. The public is invited to attend. For information, call 482-6044.
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.
Tickets available through any Ticketmaster outlet. To charge by phone, call (901) 525-1515, Memphis. Tickets may also be purchased through Ticketmaster Online at www.ticketmaster.com
All events are held in Memphis, Tenn.:
April 26-29, Bear in the Big Blue House, times vary, Orpheum Theatre, $12-$25
April 28, Jerry Garcia Band Members, 7 p.m., New Daisy Theatre, $15
May 4-6, Beale Street Music Festival, times vary, Tom Lee Park, $17/day $40/all weekend
May 10-13, When a Woman is Fed U p, times vary, Orpheum Theatre, prices vary
May 18, Cedric "The Entertainer", 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre, $49.25
May 21, Plus One, 7:30 p.m., DeSoto Civic Center, $16-$24
May 22, Eric Clapton, 7:30 p.m., Pyramid, $45-$60
May 24, W.C. Handy Blues Awards, 7:30 p.m., Orpheum Theatre, $16-$69
May 26, Blues Aid 2001, 7 p.m., New Daisy Theatre, $25
May 27, Laugh Yo Tail Off, 7 p.m., Mud Island, $25.50-$34.50
May 30, Dickey Betts, 8 p.m., New Daisy Theatre, $22.50
August 16, Elvis: The Concert, 8 p.m., Mid-South Coliseum, $35, $50, $65