Published 12:00 am Friday, October 25, 2002


VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Old car cruise, 5 tonight at Goldie’s Barbecue and 6:30 at Bumpers Drive-In; old car show, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg Factory Outlets; 638-7717.

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA United Blood Services blood drive from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the Meeting Place at Pemberton Square mall; each donor will receive a free T-shirt and coupon for a free pizza at Pizza Hut; Mu Xi Omega chapter meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday at Mount Heroden fellowship hall on Clay Street.

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AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday and 7-11 p.m. Sunday at “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; pre-Halloween dance with music by Walt Babylove.

ORDER OF EASTERN STAR Esther Grand Chapter, 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 801 Green St.; Queen Esther Day program with dinner.

EUREKA TEMPLE NO. 737 Annual harvest tea, 3 -5 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; Brenda Carson is hostess.

FORD, CARPENTER, WILSON AND PALMER Family reunion meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday at 307 Pleasant Valley Drive; Perry Huell, 638-3472, or Willie Jean Drayton, 638-0197.

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be George Croisdale, general manager of Calsonic-Kansei.

Public programs

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7-10 tonight; burgers and drinks will be sold; donations accepted; music by Omar Rivers and the Trailblazers.

WARREN CENTRAL SOCCER VISITORS 7:30 tonight; Viking blankets for sale before game for $40.

HALLOWEEN HAUNTINGS 7 tonight and Nov. 1, The Biscuit Company Cafe, 1100 Washington St.; order refreshments by 6 p.m.; donations accepted; Kay Woo, 636-0134

BARE BONES HALLOWEEN VEHICLE SHOW Friday, Super Cruise-In with games and prizes; Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Vicksburg Factory Outlets; for pre-1973 vehicles; $15 pre-entry fee includes games, free dash plaque, goodie bag (first 100) and a chance at the $100 grand prize; “Thriller 13” plaque winners chosen by show participants; Sunday, The Fat Boys Fall Fling burger and sausage picnic at Grand Gulf Military Park; $5 per carload; sponsored by the Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club; Dave Derrick, 638-7717.

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION WORKSHOP 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with hour lunch break, Saturday at Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; limited space; bring pocket calculator; Leona, 634-4520, to register.

FOOD AND CLOTHING DRIVE 9 a.m. Saturday; We Care Community Service, 909 Walnut St.; sponsored by Mississippi Delta Service Corps; 638-6327.

HALLELUJAH FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Triumph M.B. Church multipurpose building, 2869 North Washington St.; cake walk, treasure hunt, prizes, food, costume contest; children are asked to dress in a Biblical costume; 638-8110.

SWAT WORKSHOP 1 p.m. Saturday at Travis Chapel A.M.E. Church, 745 Hutson; mini health fair, red ribbon drug awareness lesson and balloon launch.

BLUE REVUE EXTRAVAGANZA 7 p.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg City Auditorium; talent, fashion show for ages 4-17; will be judged on talent and modeling; Hilda White, 636-7674; sponsored by Nu Kappa Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

YOUTH HALLOWEEN PARTY 6:30 p.m. Saturday; wiener roast and games; sponsored by Woodmen of the World; 638-2495 for directions.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place”; 7-10 p.m. Saturday; Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Buck Wilds and the Wild Bunch.

S.T.A.R.S. 7 p.m. Saturday at Word of Faith Christian Center, 1201 Grove St.; harvest festival; 638-2500.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 22nd annual Fall Show, 1-4 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 638-9221.

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI ARTISTS’ GUILD 2 p.m. Sunday at Alfreda Lodge, Roosevelt State Park, Morton; meeting to elect officers; Perry Richie will present the program.

CAPITOL CITY COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clarion Hotel, I-55 High Street exit; buy, sell, trade U.S. and foreign coins, currency, gold, silver and other numismatic items; David Derrick, bourse chairman, 932-2007.

VICKSBURG CONVALESCENT HOME 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, 1708 Cherry St.; open house with tours available; call 638-3632.

EXOTIC BIRD FAIR AND SUPPLY SALE 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Jackson State Fairgrounds Industrial Building; birds, toys, cages and specialty items; admission is $3; Carri, (901) 878-1307.

PRE-HALLOWEEN DANCE 8 p.m. Saturday at The Ranch; $5 donation; 636-3071 for information and directions; sponsored by the Vicksburg Posse Truck Club.

JACKSON AREA CHRISTIAN SINGLES 7 -11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gulf Guaranty Insurance Annex, I-55 North Frontage Road in Jackson; “Allure of Autumn” singles dance; $7 admission plus a two liter drink or finger food; costumes optional; music by the Digital Deejays, Bill Marshall and Terry Stenzel; Bill, 932-5878, Ray, 857-0041, or Ericka, 992-4016.


PORTERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST 10 a.m. Saturday, bake sale followed by the annual smorgasbord from 11 until 2 p.m.; adults $6 and children 12 and under $3.

BELMONT M.B. 7 tonight and 6 p.m. Saturday, 4446 Charlie Brown Road, Utica; marriage seminar conducted by the Rev. Maxwell Tyler and Betty Tyler, evangelist.

PLEASANT VALLEY Choir rehearsal, 5 tonight; 2585 North Washington St.

ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC Octoberfest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on church grounds; chicken dinners, $5, hamburger and bratwurst, games for children and adults, white elephant sale and bingo; rain or shine; proceeds to go to the Tony Dyess family; church office, 636-3445.

MOUNTAIN OF FAITH MINISTRY Luncheon for all church pastors and leaders; noon Saturday at new YMCA; register by Friday; 831-4405.

TRAVELER’S REST 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the church fellowship hall, 718 Bowmar Avenue; free community health fair; 636-3712.

NEW MOUNT ELEM Clean up day; noon Saturday; Annie Chiles, 638-2409 or 638-4372.

JUBILEE REVIVAL MINISTRIES 2 p.m. Saturday at The Mafan Building, 1315 Adams St.; “Becoming Women of Excellence”; Linda Sweezer will speak; Lisa Sanders, 630-9318.

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

61 NORTH BYPASS CHURCH OF CHRIST 6 p.m. Saturday-Thursday; 15th annual Gospel Meeting with Robert L. James, guest speaker.

BIBLE HOLINESS Fall festival; 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 155 Dunigan Road; candy, games, hot dog and marshmallow roast, chili and more.

TRIUMPH M.B. 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the church, 124 Pittman Road; Male Chorus anniversary celebration with guest speakers, choirs; 638-5293.


BENEFIT FOR ERIC SMITH 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Bovina Cafe; adult plates, $10 and child plates, $5; beef tips or chicken and dumplings, two vegetables, dessert and drink.