Fall fling events

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 3, 2009


• The 27th Annual Old Court House Flea Market will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Court Square, and feature 150 booths and 15 food vendors. The museum will be open for tours at $5 for adults, $4.50 for seniors and $3 for children.

• The 15th Annual Vicksburg Fall Festival featuring sidewalk sales, live music, exhibitions and activities for children will be downtown from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entertainment will be at River Stage Plaza in the 1300 block of Washington Street and exhibitions will be in the River Stage parking lot unless otherwise noted.

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• 10 a.m.—  ATA Blackbelt

• 10:30 a.m. — Shape-up Sisters Zumba and salsa classes

• 11 a.m. — Tang Soo Do

• 11:30 a.m. — Vicksburg Twirlers

• Noon — Vicksburg Performing Arts Company

• Noon —  Risque Business, at Corner Drug Store parking lot

Live entertainment

• 12:15 p.m. — Rewind

• 1 p.m. — Chris Gill

• 2 p.m. — Rhythm Kings

• 3 p.m. — Osgood and Blaque

• 4 p.m. — King Edward

Vicksburg Farmers’ Market and Jacob’s Ladder will be set up at Crawford Square, selling hot chocolate and hot spiced tea in a jar.

Washington Street will be closed to traffic between Veto and Grove streets.

The Cairo Museum will unveil a bust of former National Park Service chief historian Edwin C. Bearss at 1 p.m. in front of the restored Union gunboat in the Vicksburg National Military Park.