Getting ready for the weekend

Published 12:05 pm Friday, March 4, 2011

Weekend activities in Vicksburg

• Mardi Gras Mask-making Workshop — 3:45-5 p.m. today at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center; $10 per child; ages 6 and up; 601-631-2997.

• 32nd annual Run Thru History — 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg National Military Park and ends at Battlefield Inn on North Frontage Road;,, 601-638-1071.

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• Vicksburg’s 10th annual Downtown Mardi Gras Parade– The parade rolls at 4 p.m. Saturday, down Washington Street. For more information, call 601-634-4527.

• Mardi Gras Masquerade Party — 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday at Monsour’s at the Biscuit Company. Live music, including John Howard Dennis and The Chill, Mark Prewitt and Johnny Crocker. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For information, 601-638-1571.