Pioneer And Indian Festival
Have you ever wondered about the “good ole days?” Historical crafts and Native American art will be featured at the Pioneer and Indian Festival, Saturday, September 29, from 9 – 5 p.m. at the Mississippi Craft Center, 950 Rice Road, Ridgeland.
A great educational experience for families, the festival will include basket making, blacksmithing, Native American beading and dancing, old fashioned games and much more! Admission is $3, children under 12 get i free.
For directions to the Craft Center, call 601-856-7546 or visit www.mscrafts.org.
The annual Walker Cemetery cleaning will be held Saturday, October 6. All family and friends, wanting to participate, are encouraged to come early with yard tools and a covered dish to share for lunch afterwards. Anyone unable to attend, but who would like to make a donation to the cemetery fund or if you have any questions, can contact Sheila Nelson at (662) 473-1295.
St. Cyr Commandery No. 6 will hold its next stated meeting on Thursday, September 27, in the Masonic Temple on Champion Circle. “Please support your Commandry by making a special effort to attend,” says Greg Dykes, Commander.
The Yalobusha General Hospital and Yalobusha County Nursing Home Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) will have a yard sale October 4, 5, and 6, at 709 Airways Acres Drive from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.
If you have any clean, useable items that are cluttering up your closets, garages, or attics, the Pink Ladies will be glad to pick them up. Also, they would like to have any plants that you would donate. They state that they know many folks don’t keep their plants over the winter and they would like to have them for this sale. Call Betty Baker Thomas, 473-4901, Flora Mills, 473-3901, or Ann Hurst, 473-9085, to arrange for pick-up.
VFW Bingo will be played Friday night, September 27. Come out and join VFW Post 4100 for a fun-filled night of bingo at their Post Home, located at 11535, Hwy. 315, Water Valley.
The building opens at 5:30 p.m., sales begin at 6 p.m., and the first of 24 games will be played at 7 p.m. You must be at least 18 years of age to play.
Darrell Adams Band To Perform At
VFW Dance Saturday Night
It’s party time at VFW Post 4100, Water Valley. They have a live band every Saturday and this Saturday, September 28, featured will be the Darrell Adams Band. Music begins at 8 p.m. and plays until midnight. “Join us for listening or dancing to country music at the Post Home, located at 11535 Hwy. 315, west of Water Valley,” says Commander Joe Gross.
There will be a parent support group meeting held on Thursday, September 27, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Davidson Elementary School Cafeteria.
The purpose of this meeting is to provide opportunities for parents to become involved in school activities that benefit your children at the elementary school.
“We all know that in order to facilitate effective learning, parental involvement is necessary. The Water Valley School District is dedicated to educating the whole child and your participation would be greatly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you on September 27,” stated The Water Valley Parent Advisor Committee.
First Annual Fall Harvest Festival
Join The Word of Life Ministries and the Oakland Community on Saturday, October 27, for the first annual Oakland Community Fall Harvest Festival. There will be vendors, political candidates, state and local officials, as well as community leaders, and many fun activities for the youth as well as the adults.
The Festival is to promote the Oakland Community and to bring exposure to the needs of the community as well. Booth rental space is available. “Come out and be a part of this history making event,” stated Charlotte Crowder. The event is planned jointly by city officials and The Word of Life Ministries to bring this event. For more information contact Charlotte Crower, (662) 934-3803, or Andrea Robinson, (662) 226-3101.
Benefit Program October 13
There will be a benefit program for Sis. Maudie Benson October 13, beginning at 5 p.m. in Miles Memorial Church. This benefit is sponsored by the Water Valley Community Choir. Martha Telford is president and Calvin Hawkins is the director. “Everyone is invited to come and support a worthy cause and show your love,” stated Mr. Hawkins.
“Saving Grace” will be in concert Friday, September 28, beginning at 7 p.m. in Community Full Gospel, Highway 32 East, Charleston. For more information contact Pastor Newcomb, (662) 647-5971.
Performed At Cossar On September 27
A gospel music singing will be held at Cossar State Park in the Visitor Center, Thursday, September 27, from 7 -8:30 p.m. Featured will be Pat Cole from Batesville and Tim Reeves from Oxford.
The Helping Hand Association fundraiser will be held Saturday, September 29, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Mason Hall at Oakland. Fish and chicken plates will be served for $5. Everyone is invited to come and either dine-in or carry-out.