Are you looking for some summertime fun for the family this month in Laurel? We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite upcoming activities and events that celebrate our local culture and organizations. We hope you’ll enjoy some of these opportunities to get out and enjoy life in our beautiful hometown this July!
Highland’s Summer Jam Car & Bike Show
When: Tomorrow, July 11 @ 10:00AM
Where: Highland Baptist Church
Cost: Free & Donations Accepted
Activities: Car & bike show, free food, door prizes, vendors, live music, Kidz Zone with jumps and activities, dunking booth, mechanical bull and more!
Music Lineup: Godspeed3, Building 429, By the Fire
Click here for more information.
John Milham Percussion Camp
When: July 14-17
Where: Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Cost: $75 per person.
Activity: Participants ages 7 & up will learn about all the different types of percussion and drums from around the World. They will get a chance to play rhythmic games that will build their “inner” sense of rhythm while playing together in a drum circle format. A concert will be performed for the parents at the end of the week! Click here for more information.
2nd Annual “Calling All Dawgs” Event
When: July 16 from 6:00 – 8:00PM
Where: Laurel Country Club
Cost: $20 Adults / $5 Children
Activity: Join us for the 2nd Annual Calling All Dawgs event! All Mississippi State fans in Laurel-Jones County and surrounding counties are invited to attend.
Featured guest speaker will be, MSU Defensive Coordinator, Manny Diaz. In addition to a meet and greet with Coach Manny Diaz, there will also be several former MSU players in attendance. Individuals are encouraged to bring a camera and an item to have autographed. This will be a FUN family night for all MSU fans that you will not want to miss! Don’t forget to bring your COWBELLS! Click here for more information.
Laurel-Jones County Library July Movie Madness
When: Tuesdays in July @ 1:30PM
Where: LJC Library / Laurel Location
Activity: Take a break from the summertime heat and come enjoy a free lunch (children) and a movie at the library! Click here for more information.
Downtown Laurel Farmer’s Market
When: Thursdays from 4:00 – 6:30PM
Where: Studio 5 Fifty, Central Ave. Downtown Laurel
Activity: The summer Farmer’s Market is as much a part of Mississippi life as magnolia trees and sweet tea! Enjoy the bounty of local farmers, the craftsmanship of local artists, and the sweet treats offered by Laurel’s finest bakers and home cooks. Don’t miss the remainder of this summer’s Farmer’s Market, ending July 30. Click here for more information.
Downtown Movie Night
When: Thursdays @ 8:00PM
Where: Pinehurst Park, Downtown Laurel
Activity: Downtown Movie Night, sponsored by Central Sunbelt Federal Credit Union, has become a summertime must for families in Laurel! Come out and enjoy a movie with the family on the big, outdoor screen behind Pinehurst Park. This year food vendors have joined the fun and can be found in Pinehurst Park above the seating area.Click here for more information.
Sportsplex Splash Pad
When: Open all Summer, Dawn to Dusk
Where: Laurel Sportsplex
Activity: What better way to enjoy a Mississippi summer than by cooling off with free water fun! Enjoy the results of this fun Leadership Jones County project all summer from dawn to dusk at the Laurel Sportsplex! Click here for more information.