Published 12:00 am Friday, December 15, 2000


VICKSBURG ALCORN ALUMNI Meeting, 7 Friday night; “The Hut;” followed by Christmas party.

JSU ALUMNI Vicksburg Warren County chapter; annual Christmas party; 9 p.m. Saturday; American Legion Post No. 213 (The Hut); all alumni members are asked to meet at 7 p.m.

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BROADWATER LODGE NO. 55 7:30 p.m. Saturday; election of officers; Masonic attire; all Prince Hall Masons are welcome.

IVYETTES 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Rolling Acres Community Center; deadline for calendar pictures.


AARP Christmas party, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Neill Building, 801 South St.; canned goods will be taken for Salvation Army; Darlene and Bob Roberts will sing.


RIF WORKSHOP 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Rolling Acres Community Center; grades K-6; workshop presenters will be Vicksburg High School History Club members; sponsored by AKA sorority; books and goodie bags will be distributed.

LIGHTING OF LUMINARIES 5 p.m. Sunday; residents of Woodstone Drive.

LEVI’S – A Gathering Place Not open Friday night; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Manor Drive and Wisconsin Avenue; Oak Ridge Band; coffee, fountain drinks and sweets; gameroom with pool table and more for children; no cover charge.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WORKSHOP 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; $18, for Southern Cultural Heritage Complex member; $20, for non-members; presented by Heather Burns; reservations required, 631-2997

CHRISTMAS ON CRAWFORD STREET Noon-7 p.m. Saturday; holiday open house at Southern Cultural Heritage Complex, The Balfour House, The Baldwin House Restaurant, Crawford Street Studios and Pemberton’s Headquarters; activities include St. Joseph Orchestra performance, children’s holiday activities, traditional art demonstrations and sale, caroling, exhibits, holiday workshop for children and adults; $5, adults; $1, students; free for children 6 years and under; 631-2997.

VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL MADRIGAL FEAST 7 Friday night, St. Michael Catholic Church; tickets available from Madrigal singers or by calling 631-2898, 638-1815 or 634-0776.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Friday: 5-6 p.m., covered dish Christmas banquet; 6-9, Christmas ball with the Oak Ridge Band, 412th National Guard building on Porters Chapel Road; Monday: 9-10 a.m., beginner piano lessons; 10, NIA exercise; 11-noon, violin lessons; 6-8 p.m., couples and line dance class.


TRAVELERS REST 1922 Pearl St.; candlelight Christmas celebration; 5 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Thomas Bernard, pastor.

CHRISTIAN HOME M.B. NO. 2 4754 Lee Road; end of the year business meeting; 6 p.m. Saturday.

NEW ROCK OF AGES Combined choir rehearsal; 2 p.m. Saturday; with Patricia Stamps.

TRINITY BAPTIST Traditional singing Christmas tree; pageant and music; 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“MIGHTY TRAIN OF GOSPEL” 12th year gospel celebration; 5 p.m. Saturday, Ebenezer M.B. Church.

CEDAR GROVE M.B. 5 p.m. Saturday; youth department will celebrate the birth of Jesus in a play; 3300 Grange Hall Road; 636-5902 or 661-0777.

GROVE STREET M.B. CHRISTMAS PROGRAM 7 p.m. Saturday; 707 Pierce St.; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

ST. JAMES M.B. Youth Rally 2000 and Skit: The Night Before Jesus Came, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 400 N. Adams St.; public invited. Charlie Blackmore Jr. is pastor.

TRIUMPH M.B. Christmas open house, 2-5 p.m. Saturday; Multi-Purpose Building, 124 Pittman Road.


BENEFIT FOR CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER 7 p.m. Saturday; Bleachers, 614 1/2 Clay St.; free food and entertainment; $5 donation or a $5 toy will be taken; 634-0018.

CATFISH AND CHICKEN DINNERS 10 a.m. until, Saturday; home of Thelma Havard, 6233 Bovina Cutoff Road; $5 each, proceeds benefit Willie White; delivery available, 636-5265.