Songwriter Session at the Link Center

Written by Bob Swanson All songwriters start somewhere. In my case, I started writing children’s songs about weather in my early 30s. While I have yet to have a Top 40 hit, I’ve managed to entertain thousands of kids during my “Singing Weatherman” performances (www.storminswanson.com). On Saturday, August 11, aspiring songwriters from Northeast Mississippi will…

Real Summer

Ah summer. The time of year that is meant to be filled with glorious, sun-kissed experiences. Let me start off by saying that I love my kids and I am beyond thankful for their health and their lives. I understand that the season I am in is a privilege and a gift and all the…

5 Things to know about Down on Main

Written by Reagan Pepper   Whether you’re a first-timer or you’ve attended all nine years (that’s right, we’re celebrating 10 years this summer!), the Tupelo Main Street office invites you to come out and party with us at this year’s Down on Main. Down on Main is one of Downtown Tupelo’s favorite events, because who…

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign: Update from the “Swantourage”!

Written by Bob Swanson Stormin’ Swanson’s “Taking the State by Storm” tour reached the halfway mark in New Albany last week! One of the cool parts of the tour so far has been seeing the promotional signs at the libraries. Kids across the state learned about weather, air pressure and even density — all while…

ElvisFest Fashion!

Tupelo friends and Elvis fans who are going to the Elvis Festival events…we have one question for you!  What are you wearing?? Tupelo bloggers, Lauren and Anne have some ideas for you.  Check out some of their festival friendly ensembles and feel inspired to create your own fashion-forward look for a rocking good time at…

Written by Susannah Pace “Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” These are the words that greet you as you enter the Joyner Discovery Garden.  Many thanks to Dr. Glenn and Mrs. Mary Thomas for their efforts in the origination of Joyner’s Discovery Garden…

Oh, the places we’ll go…

Tupelo family tours the state one summer reading program at a time. This summer, the Swansons of Tupelo are setting off across Mississippi on a tour of local libraries and science museums. Bob, the dad (sometimes known as “The Singing Weathermanî) has designed a show packed with music, meteorology, astronomy and geography. They have 24…

What’s new at Midnite Pottery??

Midnite pottery has added a fun new area to the studio space. They are now offering creative workshops! These are booked monthly and will offer lots of different avenues of art. It is a great venue to book private parties, team building, girls night out. The possibilities are endless! The space is decorated in a…