What’s Happening in DeSoto County, MS | March 2nd – 7th, 2017

Mar 1, 2017 | 0 comments



January 25th – February 25th: Largest Indoor Boat and RV Show

Date: Wednesday, January 25th – Saturday, February 25th

Time: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. • Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: American Metal // 5485 Pepper Chase Drive • Southaven, MS 38671


From January 25th through February 25th, come see more than 100,000 square feet of boats and RVs. With more than 500 products to view, the coolest new interactive kid’s zone, a 2016 duck calling champion meet and greet, and more, there’s something for everyone!

For more information, call 662-393-9948 or visit www.southavenrv.com.


February 17th – March 5th: DeSoto Family Theatre Presents “The Little Mermaid” 

Date: Saturday, February 17th – Sunday, March 5th

Time: Friday & Saturday: 7:00 p.m. // Saturday & Sunday: 2:00 p.m. // Tuesday-Thursday, 7:00 p.m.

Location: Landers Center Theater // 4560 Venture Dr. • Southaven, MS 38671

Price: $15-$30


DFT presents “The Little Mermaid” each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from February 17 – March 5. There will also be a show at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, Wednesday, March 1 & Thursday, March 2.

Mermaid princess Ariel is fascinated by the world and lives of people on dry land and longs to someday join them, though her father, King Triton forbids contact. When she falls in love with human Prince Eric from afar, she makes a deal with her father’s sister and enemy Ursula. She is temporarily transformed into a human and may remain so if she wins the kiss of true love from her prince.

Purchase tickets at LANDERS Center box office 662-470-2131 or www.ticketmaster.com.

For additional information, visit www.dftonline.org or call the DFT office at 662-280-6546.


March 2nd: Empty Bowl Project

Date: Thursday, March 2nd

Time: 5:00 – 8:00pm

Location: Lewisburg High School // 1755 Craft Rd. • Olive Branch, MS 38654


Purchase a hand-crafted ceramic bowl and enjoy unlimited delicious soup, along with a drink and dessert, donated by local restaurants. The bowl is then yours to take home! All proceeds support Olive Branch Food Pantry and Hernando Interfaith Council on Poverty.

This event is conducted by Lewisburg Interact Club at Lewisburg High School. Pottery donated by local potters and Lewisburg art classes. Empty Bowls Project reminds us of the empty bowls in the hands of the hungry.

Cost is $25 at the door or pre-purchase tickets are $20. Order pre-sale tickets at http://bit.ly/2iXBAty. Additional disposable bowls available for $5.00 at the door for family members of ticket holders.

For more information, email lhssouperbowl@yahoo.com.



March 3rd – 5th: AMSOIL Arena Cross

Date: Friday, March 3rd – Sunday, March 5th

Time: Friday & Saturday: 7:00pm • Sunday: 12:00pm

Location: Landers Center // 4560 Venture Dr. • Southaven, MS 38671


AMSOIL Arenacross is the most intense motorcycle racing on the planet and it is coming to the LANDERS Center! These fearless and highly talented athletes will compete on a man-made dirt battleground built inside LANDERS Center Arena of high-speed, high-flying, fierce racing competition.

Tickets $17.00-$52.00; March 5 all tickets $12.00. Don’t miss the Track Party Saturday March 4, from 4:30pm-6:00pm. The cost is $10.00 for the track party. A ticket to Saturday’s performance is required to attend the Track Party.

Tickets go on sale Friday October 21, 10:00am. Presale begins Wednesday, October 19, 10:00am-Thursday, October 20 at 11:59pm. Password: ARENA7.

Tickets available at Landers Center Box Office at 662-470-2131, www.ticketmaster.com, or Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000.

For more information, visit www.ArenaCross.com.



March 4th: Community Bank’s 3rd Annual 5K Glow Run

Date: Saturday, March 4th

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Snowden Grove Park // 6450 Getwell Rd. • Southaven, MS 38671


Runners, sign up for the Community Bank’s 5K Glow Run benefiting Healing Hearts Child Advocacy Center, whose mission is to respond to child abuse.

The course will have one water stop at the halfway point. Awards will be distributed by age groups. Walkers welcome!  Also, you can participate in a 1-mile family fun run.

Age Groups for both Male and Female, 9 and under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. Awards will be by each Age Group and OVERALL Male and Female.

Cost is $30;  a $5 Discount is applied at checkout for KIDS 10 & under. Please note that on race day there will be a price increase of $5.00 for both adults and kids. Register today! You will be guaranteed a T-Shirt if you register by Feb 27.

Packets can be picked up March 3 at the Peddler Bike Shop, Southaven, MS from 3pm-7pm and on race day from 5pm-7pm.

If you can’t participate but would like to purchase a shirt Click here for PDF copy of purchase form. Shirts are only $20 each.

For additional information, visit www.communitybank.net/glow5k.


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