Staying in Starkville? A guide to Spring Break

For Starkville Daily News

Sticking around town for spring break isn't a foreign concept, but that doesn’t mean spring break has to be uneventful. 

Mississippi State University and the Starkville community will have more than a few events and places to keep Mississippi State spring break occupants busy during the week. 

• MSU Baseball. When: Tuesday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. MSU vs Arkansas at Pine Bluff: The Mississippi State baseball team will take on Arkansas at Pine Bluff at the Dudy Noble Field. Admission for students is free with campus ID. For non-students, the university will host a mid-week special, with tickets selling for $2.  
• MSU Track and field. When: Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18. Mississippi State University’s men and women’s Track and Field will be hosting their first annual Bulldog Relays. The all day meets will take place at the Mike Sanders track and field complex. Admissions is free to the public. 
• Drumline Live. When: Saturday, March 18. The live show will feature historically African-American marching band music and performance. The show will take place at Mississippi State’s Riley Center, in Meridian. It is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. and admission prices are $42 and $48 based on seating. 
• Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge. The wildlife refuge offers a great way to enjoy nature through outdoor scenery, hunting fishing, bird watching and hiking opportunities. The resting areas and benches are located throughout the 42,500 acres of the refuge. This allows for visitors to take in the scenery and great photo opportunities. The refuge is opened 24 hours each day throughout the week. 
• Dave’s Darkhourse Tavern: Guests can enjoy food and live music at the pub-styled restaurant. The Tavern is open Mondays through Fridays from 3:30 p.m.-12 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.