Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 25, 2001



WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Hay ride and weiner roast for Woodmen youth; 6 p.m. Saturday; 638-2495.

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BEULAH CEMETERY RESTORATION COMMITTEE 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Robbins Funeral Home.

VICKSBURG POSSE TRUCK CLUB Halloween dance, 8 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Community Center; music by D.J. C. Richard Clark.

WARREN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION 12:30 p.m. Monday, Monsour’s Restaurant; Jimmy Heidel will be guest speaker.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday, Senior Citizens Center.

VICKSBURG WARREN CHAPTER Mississippi American Federation of Teachers; 4:30-6 p.m. today; A Cup Full, South Frontage Road.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Old car cruise; 5 p.m. Friday, Goldie’s Trail Barbecue, cruise to Bumpers after dinner at Goldie’s; Dave Derrick, 638-7717, after 4 p.m.

KEEP VICKSBURG-WARREN BEAUTIFUL Membership party and fall celebration; 5:30-7:30 tonight, 101 Woodstock Drive; donations appreciated; Holley Simrall, 636-4048.


20th ANNUAL FALL TOUR OF HOMES 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday with six historic homes open for tour; $10 per person, proceeds benefit the Great Animal Adventures Children’s Museum; advance tickets available at Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum or by calling 636-5010; tickets available Sunday at 1420 Chambers St. and 2311 Drummond St.

VICKSBURG JAYCEES HAUNTED HOUSE 7-10 p.m. Saturday and Monday-Wednesday, The Valley, South and Washington streets; admission for Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday is $5; admission for Monday is $3.

FAT BOYS FALL FLING Burger and sausage picnic presented by the Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club; Sunday, Grand Gulf Military Park; for pre-1973 vehicles; $5 per carload; Dave Derrick, 638-7717, after 4 p.m.

LEVI’S “A GATHERING PLACE” Open 7-11 p.m. Friday for teens; 7-10 p.m. Saturday; cappuccino, coffee, fountain drinks, sweets, gameroom with pool table and more; no cover charge; music by Magnolia and Moonshine Saturday.

14th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE 10:30 a.m. Saturday; trick-or-treat with the downtown merchants will immediately follow the parade; activities will be canceled if raining.

BARE BONES AUTO SHOW 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; includes antiques, classics, street rods, modifieds and more; free admission; sponsored by the Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club and Vicksburg Factory Outlets.

1st ANNUAL PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart SuperCenter; prizes for the best dressed or decorated pumpkin; entry is free; McGruff the Crime Dog will be present and child fingerprinting will be available; presented by Parker’s Playhouse and Wal-Mart SuperCenter.

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH Christian-oriented, Bible-based, 12-step support group for individuals and family members discovering freedom from addictions and compulsions; meet 6:30 p.m. Sunday and 5 p.m. Sunday, 1105 Harrison St.; 415-2008.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Eastside group’s non-smoking meeting meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Sunday, 1105 Harrison St.; 636-1134.

AMERICAN RED CROSS Introduction to disaster services class for all who wish to volunteer, Nov. 1; for information, contact Judy Turnage, 636-9182 or redcross@vicksburg.com

SENIOR CENTER Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., Mexican dominoes; Monday: 9 a.m., beginner piano note reading; 10, piano keyboarding; 10, NIA exercise; 6-8 p.m., social and line dance class; Tuesday: 10 a.m., beginner computer class; 11, intermediate computer class; 1 p.m., learn to play the dulcimer; 1-4, open play dominoes and Canasta, 1, cooking with Ameristar.



BRADLEY CHAPEL YOUTH FALL FESTIVAL Spaghetti supper served 4-7 p.m., games begin at 6 p.m. Saturday; activities include: cake walk, putt-putt golf, bingo, ring toss, Jonah and the whale toss, gun raffle and more; funnel cakes and soft drinks available.

TRIUMPH M.B. All-male gospel music workshop, through Saturday, directed by Tommy Green; registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, fees are $10; practice 7-9 tonight and Friday and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; concert will be at 6 p.m. Saturday; 124 Pittman Road.

3rd ANNUAL UNITED CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP Conference, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, First Springhill M.B. Church, 2015 Grove St.; Second Union Baptist, Utica and New Rock of Ages Baptist churches will participate; conference will be under the direction of Dr. Michael R. Reed Sr.

PROGRAM FOR JOSIE L. WILLIAMS 6 p.m. Saturday, Cool Spring M.B. Church; guests include: Geneva Jones, Dennis Wright, Cool Spring Gospel choir, Ida Bass, Adlay Thomas, Kevin Winters and more; sponsored by Jimmy L. Cotton.

ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC OCTOBERFEST 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; white elephant begins at 8 a.m.; activities include crafts, games and drawings; food and baked goods will be available.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH Germanfest, 4-7 p.m. Saturday; 301 Cain Ridge Road; bratwurst plates $4-$5, hot dog plates, $2.50; eat-in or carry out; 636-1894

MISSISSIPPI BAPTIST SEMINARY Students are urged to attend the Baptist Association lecture at 6 tonight followed by classes in Old Testament survey and introductory counseling at 8 at Straughter Memorial Center; Dr. Lewis Lassiter, 634-1982.

WARREN COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. today-Friday, Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; David P. Bickham, state convention grant-writing consultant, will speak at 6 tonight; Robert L. Miller is moderator; 638-1802 or 634-1982.

BETHLEHEM M.B. CHOIR REHEARSAL 6 tonight and 11 a.m. Saturday; 3055 N. Washington St.; Kevin Winters is musician.

ST. JAMES M.B. NEW CHURCH DEDICATION 7 nightly through Saturday, guest speakers will be as follows: tonight, Alfred Lassiter Jr.; Friday, Edward Knight; and Saturday, Thomas Bernard; the Rev. Charlie Blackmore is pastor.