Hot picks: August 7-13, 2023

Here are some of the hottest events taking place in the 662 over the next seven days:

  • Art of Ming Donkey and Rose Murphy – the two artists exhibit their recent work Tues.-Fri. 9am-5pm & Sat. 9am-2pm (closed Sun. and Mon.) On display through August 31st. | Rosenzweig Arts Center (501 Main St., Columbus)
  • Trivia Tuesday – Test your knowledge. 8/8 from 6pm-8pm | Munson and Brothers (301 2nd N., Columbus) | $5 per person to enter the contest; winner takes all.
  • Batesville Square Market – Local growers and others offer their goods for sale. 8/9 from 10am-2pm | Batesville Town Square
  • Japanese Block Prints – This elegant and interesting art form is on display. Tues.-Fri. from 10am-4pm and Sat. from 11am-3pm (Closed Sun. & Mon.) | Gumtree Museum of Art (211 W. Main St., Tupelo)
  • The Bouncing Betty – The local band performs. 8/11 and 8/12 from 8:30pm-12:30am | The Burning Piano (2222 Military Rd., Columbus) $10 cover (cover starts at 7pm)
  • Starkville Community Market – Farmer’s market, with food and other vendors. 8/12 from 8am-11am. | Fire Station Park (503 E. Lampkin St., Starkville)

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