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Formed in 1987 when three local musicians—Joe Lee Huffman, Willie Gene Huffman, and Robert Eaton—got together to play music and share supper, the Sparta Opry has become a community institution. Having offered more than 100 country, bluegrass, blues, and gospel performances some years, all staffed by volunteers, the Opry has become a beloved destination for residents of Chickasaw County and beyond.
1926 African-American Catholic Church. Full-multiracial gospel choir. Alter has an original mural "Christ in the Oaks" by Auseklis Ozals depicting African-American Christ figure.
SCT stages a dynamic calendar of performances each season in its intimate Playhouse on Main.
Make an appointment with J. Stone to get lost in history with rare, early and antique maps, books and prints, all located inside the J.N. Stone House Musicale B&B. Joseph Stone also provides engraved and lithographed maps, botanicals and wildlife prints, historical documents, 16th, 17th 18th & 19th Century items, as well as George Ohr Pottery, Native American Pottery and Navajo weavings.
Sun House Studios
Described by owner, artist, musician, and teacher, Rosalind Wilcox, as a gallery, community center, and educational center, Sun House Studios has a wide display of art as well as a stage for musical performances, and tables and chairs where one can simply sit and enjoy. The gallery features paintings, jewelry, quilting, furniture, and sculptures.
First-class genealogical research library for Northwest Mississippi. Contains over 2000 volumes, both hard copy and microfilm.
Erected 1923-27 by the Hamasa Shriners in Moorish Revival style. This theater was among the finest movie/ vaudeville "palaces" of its day, having one of the largest stage facilties in the United States.
The 2,362-seat hall is located in the downtown arts and cultural district of Jackson. The hall is named after the world renowned ballet instructor and performer Thalia Mara.
Museum of many aprons dating from the Civil War to present.
Meals begin with an appetizer of fresh figs stuffed with cream cheese or liver pâté and cucumber slice on a triangle of pumpernickel bread. Alongside a cornbread muffin, a cup of homemade vegetable soup follows soon thereafter containing the freshest veggies plucked out of the nearby garden. Enjoy homemade chicken salad, meatloaf or chicken or shrimp.
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