This and That

Published 11:00 pm Saturday, September 22, 2012

Pottery workshops offered in Vicksburg

Art at Heart, 1915-D Mission 66, has scheduled adult pottery workshops for beginners in October and November. The cost is $135 with a $35 deposit made payable to instructor Lisa Grant, 265 Lakewood Road, Vicksburg, MS, 39180. The $100 balance is due at the first class. For more information, call 601-415-9592 or email

Learn the hustle at SCHC dance class

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The Southern Cultural Heritage Center, 1302 Adams St., has scheduled dance lessons from 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 and 21.

The hustle will be taught by instructor, James Frechette, owner of Applause Dance Factory. The cost is $10 per person.

For more info, call 601-631-2997 or email

Blues on the Trail Fridays in October

The Vicksburg Blues Society has scheduled Blues on the Trail Fridays in October at Martins at Midtown, 1101 Belmont St., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Keyboard and vocalist Buzz Pickens will perform Oct. 5. For more information, call 601-634-6179.

Disney On Ice schedules 8 shows

Disney On Ice has scheduled eight shows in November at the Mississippi Coliseum, in Jackson. Tickets are $12, $35 and $45 and are available at Treasure Trove features a medley of Disney tales, including “Rapunzel and Flynn,” “Cinderella,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Snow White,” “Peter Pan,” “Simba” and “Alice and the Mad Hatter.” For more information, visit

Trailfest Saturday on Natchez Trace

The Natchez Trace Parkway, the National Park Foundation and Bike Walk Mississippi will host Trailfest on the Trace from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the parkway information cabin near Ridgeland. The free event, celebrating local history, nature and the outdoors will offer activities, music and vendors.

For more information, call 800-305-7417 or visit, www.bikewalkmississippi.

River exhibit set at Alcorn State

The J. D. Boyd Library at Alcorn State University is hosting the exhibit “A River Unleashed: the 1927 Mississippi River Flood” through Oct. 31. The exhibit features photographs and maps detailing the Mississippi River Valley when floodwaters covered over 26,000 square miles of land in seven states. The flood displaced over 700,000 and killed hundreds. The exhibit is at the entrance of the library, 1000 ASU Drive #539 in Lorman and is open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 11 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 601-576-6800.