Exploring Events in March

Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Through August 11
Two Mississippi Museums
Jackson, MS
Explore rare, firsthand accounts of loss and resilience from the unlikely discovery of a sunken slave ship. For more information visit twomississippimuseums.com/spirits.

Southern Women’s Show
March 1 – 3
Memphis, TN
The popular annual consumer show returns with three days of shopping, cooking classes, seminars and more all geared for Mid-South women. The lineup includes an appearance from Savannah Chrisley from “Chrisley Knows Best”. For group discount tickets and more information, call
704-494-7563 or visit SouthernWomensShow.com.

Mr. CL Woodson III Presents: If He Won’t Love You, I Will
March 2
Landers Center Theater
Southaven, MS
Purchase tickets in person at the Landers Center Box Office, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, online through Ticketmaster.com, or through the Ticketmaster mobile app.

Price Is Right Live
March 2
BancorpSouth Arena
Tupelo, MS
The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” and play classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations and possibly even a new car by playing favorites like Plinko™, Cliffhangers™, The Big Wheel™, and the fabulous Showcase! For more information visit
arenatupelo.com or call 800-854-2196.

Spring Movie Series featuring “Mary Poppins Returns”
March 5
Bologna Performing Arts Center
Cleveland, MS
Mary Poppins returns during Michael’s most desperate hour to lend him a helping hand. With his house in danger of being repossessed, she whips up a little magic to remind him of the importance of family. Rated PG. Run time: 130 minutes. For more information visit bolognapac.com or
call 662-846-4625.
Author event with Greg Isles: “Cemetery Road”
March 7
Turnrow Books
Greenwood, MS
Greg Iles returns to Turnrow for his first new thriller since the conclusion of the Natchez Burning Trilogy. “Cemetery Road” is an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town. For more information visit
turnrowbooks.com or call 662-453-5995.

Dancing For Our Stars: A Night on Broadway
March 9
Landers Center Theatre
Southaven, MS
Benefitting The Baddour Center. For more information visit dancingforourstars.com or call 662-366-6930.

Natchez Spring Pilgrimage
March 16 – April 19
Natchez, MS
Natchez, established in 1716, has more than 600 examples of Antebellum Architecture. During Pilgrimage seasons more privately owned historic homes open their doors than any other time of the year. For more information or tickets visit Natchezpilgrimage.com or vitinatchez.org.

Winter Jam
March 17
Landers Center
Christian music’s largest annual tour. Lineup includes Grammy-nominated former “American Idol” finalist Danny Gokey; Grammy-winning recording artist and “Overcomer” hitmaker Mandisa; Northern Ireland’s “Count Every Blessing” worshippers Rend Collective; Skillet drummer and female solo rocker Ledger; Grammy-nominated tour creators and hosts NewSong; and Dove Award-nominated Gotee recording artist Hollyn. Purchase tickets in person at the Landers Center Box Office, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, online through Ticketmaster.com, or through the Ticketmaster mobile app.

John Mellencamp
March 17
Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Set to coincide with a highly anticipated new album release, John Mellencamp embarks on a 2019 tour of “The John Mellencamp Show,” featuring the rock icon’s classics plus some new material. For more information visit
orpheum-memphis.com or call 901-525-3000.

Fiddler on the Roof
March 19 – 24
Orpheum Theatre
Memphis, TN
Featuring the Broadway classics “Tradition,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life! For more information visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 901-525-3000.

2019 Creative Aging Senior Arts Series featuring IRIS Orchestra String Trio
March 20
Theatre Memphis
Memphis, TN
Tickets available online at creativeagingmidsouth.org or at the door ($5 cash or check). Reserve a wheelchair spot
at 901-272-3434

Weezer and Pixies
March 22
FedEx Forum
Memphis, TN
For more information visit forummemphis.com, ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.

Viking Half Marathon/5K Race
March 23
The Viking Half Marathon and 5K promises Southern charm, fast times, and an unbelievable race experience. From the time you arrive in Greenwood, you can expect great local culture, an array of fabulous food, and warm Southern hospitality. The races will begin and end in the historic Cotton Row district of Greenwood and will take you through the flat, tree-lined streets of Greenwood. For more information call the Greenwood-Leflore Chamber of Commerce at 662-453.-152 or visit

Steve Miller Band
March 24
BankPlus Amphitheater
Southaven, MS
For more information visit livenation.com for more info.

79th Annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage
March 28 – April 6
Columbus, MS
This award-winning event is widely recognized as one of the best and most authentic home tours in the South. The antebellum mansions of Columbus are impeccably maintained and as resplendent as ever. Many home tours feature recreated activities of the 1800s, complete with period costumes, which add excitement and even more authenticity to this historic event. It’s an experience visitors will long remember! For more information visit
visitcolumbusms.org or call 800-920-3533.

Memphis Area Master Gardeners Presents Spring Fling
March 29 – 30
Memphis, TN
9:00am – 5:00pm
Free and open to the public. Featured events include educational seminars with regional/local experts, hands-on demonstrations, 2,000+ plant sale, gardening photo exhibit and more. A Kid’s Corner offers fun children’s activities, plus a mini flea-market will sell gently used garden items.
For more information call 901-752-1207 or
visit memphisareamastergardeners.org.

Zac Brown Band: Down the Rabbit Hole Live!
March 30
FedEx Forum
Memphis, TN
For more information visit forummemphis.com,
ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.

Monster Jam
March 29 – 31
Landers Center
Southaven, MS
Monster Jam® is the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in racing and freestyle competitions. Purchase tickets at Landers Center box office at 662-470-2131, ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster
1-800-745-3000. For more information, visit landerscenter.com.

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