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SCHF’s 12th annual Classics in the Courtyard fall season begins Oct. 18

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Ralph Miller performs live Oct. 18. Photo from his Facebook page.

Throughout 2019, the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation has celebrated its 25-year anniversary with a number of concerts, events, annual workshops and more. 

One of those events is the 12th annual Classics in the Courtyard. The series offers guests a chance to enjoy various musical genres in the historic courtyard of the SCHF building at 1302 Adams St. 

The events are one hour beginning at noon, and lunch is catered by local restaurants including the Anthony, Goldies Express, Billy’s Italian Restaurant and the Biscuit Company.

The dates and artists for this season’s Classics in the Courtyard are:

  • Friday, Oct. 18—Ralph Miller performs classic pop and country
  • Friday, Oct. 25—Patrick Smith will be performing a mix of classic blues, rock, pop and his personal originals
  • Friday, Nov. 1—Lee H. Abraham and the Boone Brothers will be performing an array of classic blues and rock
  • Friday, Nov. 8—Chad Perry will be rocking out with a mix of rock, pop and country

Tickets are $10 and must be paid to the SCHF by 5 p.m. the Thursday before. For more information or to register, call the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation at 601-631-2997 or email info@southernculture.org.

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‘A Nightmare on Crawford Street’ Monster Bash party on Saturday

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Monster Bash at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation

 Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation is holding its annual “Monster Bash”  on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 7 to 10 p.m.

The adult Halloween costume party is part of the SCHF’s month-long “A Nightmare on Crawford Street” celebration, which also includes a a Haunted Halloween Ghost Hunt with Mississippi Paranormal Society on Oct. 26.

Monster Bash attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and participate in the costume contest. 

The Chill

In addition, enjoy some great food, signature cocktails and music by local band, The Chill.

“The Cultural Center is all about offering events for the community to enjoy,” said Stacey Mahoney, SCHF director. “Monster Bash is one of those events. We decided that we wanted to go big with this one and get The Chill to play. We are excited and can’t wait for this weekend. Come in costume and get ready to have an awesome time.”

Monster Bash tickets are $25 per person or $40 for couples and can be purchased online or by contacting the SCHF during regular business hours at 601-631-2997. Be sure to visit the SCHF website or Facebook page for more information.

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Show off your fur baby at this year’s Howl-O-Ween Celebration

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Photo by Nancy Wong.

This coming Saturday, the Vicksburg Farmers’ Market will hold its annual Howl-O-Ween Celebration

Oct. 19,from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Washington Street Park, local vendors will have various food items and fall products. In addition, the market is hosting live music, trick or treating for children and the young at heart, and a pet costume contest.

 Pet owners are welcome to dress up their pets to compete for a prize donated by the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

 The pet costume contest begins at 10 a.m. and all entries must be registered by 9 a.m. that morning. Pre-register by email  (farmersmarketvicksburg@gmail.com) or by calling 601-801-3513. You can also register at the market on Oct. 19.

For more information visit the Howl-O-Ween Facebook page.

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New school to hold informational meeting Sunday

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Photo from the 12k Academy Facebook page.

A new private school will be opening in Vicksburg in November.

The school, 12k Academy, based in Brandon, will hold an informational meeting tomorrow, Oct. 13, at 3:30 p.m. at the Shoney’s Restaurant, 3313 Pemberton Square Blvd.

For more information, see the 12k Facebook page.

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