Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 7, 2001


AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 Veterans and customer appreciation party and dance; Saturday, 1618 Main St.; free admission.

VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch and Frame Shop, 2222 S. Frontage Road; the program will be sit and sew to finish some of the small quilts for community projects; bring materials.

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IVYETTES 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center.

CAMILLE ART AND LITERARY Meeting; 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at the Jennings home, 190 Berryman Road.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TURKEY DINNER 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Saturday; eat-in or take-out; proceeds support education of priests.

AMERICAN LEGION 213 AUXILIARY Executive board meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday; regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday.

VICKSBURG COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS Artistic design entries and horticulture entries for the mum show will be accepted 3-6 p.m. Friday and 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Peggy Thomas, director of the children’s shelter, will speak.

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDERACY Vicksburg Chapter No. 77; 2 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Mary Bondurant will give the program on Andrew Carroll’s “War Letters.”

Public programs

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 Ole Habits Saturday.

EAGLE LAKE COMMUNITY MEETING 7 p.m. Friday, Eagle Lake Community Center; potluck.

SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE Moved to 530 Mission 66; open 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 636-6900.

VICKSBURG CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY 36th annual mum show, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Pemberton Square mall; artistic designs and horticulture on display; admission is free; also sponsored by the Vicksburg Council of Garden Clubs.

PATRIOTIC PROGRAM Noon Saturday, Vicksburg Municipal Auditorium; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg.

UTICA HERITAGE FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; one mile walk/run will begin at 8 a.m.; kiddy parade is at 9; will feature arts and crafts, food booths and entertainment.

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; Drew Miller, local artist, will demonstrate projects on leaded glass, copper foil, evocative projects and fused glass and the restoration of antique pieces; $60 for members and $70 for non-members, cost includes all materials except a glasscutter; reservation suggested; 631-2997.

JOAN B. HENDERSON-LEESE PIANO STUDIO Students will present a “Sizzlin’ Salsa” recital, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church; refreshments will be served.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday; hamburgers and baked goods will be sold; music by Bud and Stanley and Ole Habits.

VICKSBURG THEATER GUILD “The Hobbit,” a fantasy; presented 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Nov. 16-17; 636-0471.

ANNUAL VETERANS DAY MEMORIAL CEREMONIES Planned for 11 a.m. Sunday, Municipal Rose Garden, Monroe Street; 636-4993, 634-1114 or 636-2677.

SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m., through Friday; must pick up list of requirements at the office, 530 Mission 66; no phone calls.

SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., bingo; Friday: 8:30 a.m., computer; 10, bean bag baseball; noon, River region brown bag lunch; noon, water color painting; Monday: closed in observance of Veterans Day.


GIBSON MEMORIAL ANNUAL BAZAAR 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 335 Bowie Road; activities include arts, crafts, candies and baked goods; spaghetti luncheon will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., adults are $5 and children are $3, take-outs available.

MOUNT CALVARY HARVEST DAY PROGRAM 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 1350 East Ave.; Henry Hunter, 636-4999

BYPASS CHURCH OF CHRIST 14th annual gospel meeting; 6 p.m. Saturday-Nov. 15; Harold Redd, minister for Mid-Town Church of Christ in Memphis, will be guest speaker; Willie Nettle is host minister.

WILDERNESS BAPTIST HOMECOMING 6 p.m. Saturday: music will be provided by Southern Joy and other local singers; 5415 Gibson Road; A.J. Stephens is pastor.

BINGHAM MEMORIAL RUMMAGE SALE 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday; 1063 Green St.; clothes and miscellaneous items.

ROSE HILL M.B. WELLNESS MINISTRY Workshop, 7 p.m. Thursday; the focus will be early detection of strokes and heart disease; the Rev. Walter Weathersby is pastor.

TRAVELERS REST M.B. REVIVAL 7:15 nightly through Friday; family life sessions will be from 6 until 7 nightly through Friday; the Rev. Thomas Bernard will be evangelist; 718 Bowmar Ave.


BENEFIT DANCE For Stella Burns and Margaret Harris; 9 p.m.-until, Friday; American Legion “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; admission is $3