Hot Picks: July 31-August 6, 2023

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

  • Outlaw Karaoke – Sing to your favorites. 8/1 from 8pm-1am | Holland’s Bar & Grill (3952 N. Gloster St., Tupelo)
  • Batesville Square Market – Shop for produce and other goods. 8/2 from 10am-2pm | Batesville Town Square
  • Wednesday Night Trivia – Test your knowledge. 8/2 from 8pm-10pm | Hey Joe’s (118 E. Sunflower Rd., Cleveland)
  • Art of Ming Donkey and Rose Murphy – The two artists exhibit their work at an opening reception. 8/3 from 5:30pm-7pm | Rosenzweig Arts Center (501 Main St., Columbus | The exhibits will be on display through 8/31.
  • Ian Faith – The local band performs. 8/4 and 8/5 from 8:30pm-12:30am | The Burning Piano (2222 Military Rd., Columbus) $10 cover (cover starts at 7pm)
  • Watermelon Carnival – The two-day celebration features live music, food vendors, arts and crafts booths, contests, parades, an antique car show, and a 3-K run. 8/4 from 10am-11pm and 8/5 from 8am-5:30pm | Water Valley City Park, Water Valley

For more info on these and other events, check out our full calendar at