Enjoy music and lunch at Spring Classics in the Courtyard

Published 3:27 pm Thursday, April 20, 2023

Get the weekends kicked off during the Southern Cultural Heritage Center’s spring season of Classics in the Courtyard.

From noon to 1 p.m. beginning April 21 and continuing on Fridays through May 12, musical entertainment and lunch are offered in the SCHC’s courtyard.

“We are excited to kick off our spring ‘Classics’ concert series,” Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation executive director Stacey Mahoney said. “This event offers a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music, and to open the series we have Keys vs. Strings, a crowd favorite.”

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Billy’s Italian Restaurant will provide lunch.

On April 28, Acoustic Crossroads Trio is the musical entertainment. Lunch is provided by The Squealin’ Pig.

On May 5, entertainment is Alter Ego with lunch provided by Squeeze the Lime.

Rounding out the series on May 12, the Devil’s Duo will be the musical entertainment. Goldie’s Express will provide lunch.

“We have a great lineup and are looking forward to some beautiful spring weather,” Mahoney said. “But if it should rain, we will have the concert in the auditorium.”

Musical entertainment for the event is free and lunch can be purchased for $12 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5 p.m. the Thursday before the event.

Classics in the Courtyard is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the generous support of Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation individual and corporate members, the City of Vicksburg and various appropriations.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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