Sunday, September 25, 2011

Buzz In Downtown Vicksburg

DATE: Saturday, October 1st
TIME: 8:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Downtown Vicksburg


Come be a part of history at Downtown Vicksburg's 2nd Annual Bricks and Spokes Celebrates the 17th Annual Downtown Vicksburg Fall Fest which will be held on Saturday, October 1stbeginning at 8:00 a.m. Bricks and Spokes offers a ride for everyone! There will be three routes available: 10 mile route, 30 mile route, and a 50 mile route. Each route will take you over the OldMississippi Bridge and into the flat land of Louisiana. After crossing the Mighty Mississippi the routes will bring cyclist back into the rolling hills of Vicksburg and take them throughout the city and into the beautiful scenery of Warren County. 

Bricks and Spokes offer riders the opportunity to ride over the Mighty Mississippi and enjoy the views of the beautiful river, Louisiana, gorgeous Downtown Vicksburg and Warren County.
All bikes (i.e. road bikes, mountain bikes, triathlon bikes, recumbent bikes) will be accepted as well as all skill levels! Whether you are just starting out or a veteran to bike riding, join us in Downtown Vicksburg! The ride will consist of plenty of aide stations along the way to fill up on great snacks! After the ride stay and enjoy live entertainment, red beans and rice, and refreshments for all participant's and volunteer's at Gordon's Alley. Musical entertainment provided by "The Beatles Guy" Participants of the 2nd Annual Bricks and Spokes will receive a t-shirt and goodie bag prior to the ride. Packet pickup will take place on Friday, September 30th in Downtown Vicksburg from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. After picking up your packet enjoy a FREE outdoor concert downtown featuring live entertainment by 4 Guys & A Girl andThe Muleman.

Saturday you will be welcomed back into downtown with live musical performances, children's activities, daytime exhibitions, face painting, clowns, free balloons, art booths, fabulous sidewalk sales, and much more!

You can register for Bricks and Spokes by filling out the form below or by visiting If you wish to mail in your registration form and appropriate registration fee, please mail them to: Vicksburg Main Street Program - P.O. Box 150 Vicksburg, MS 39181. If paying by check please make checks payable to Vicksburg Main Street Program. We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday, October 1st!
 Please complete, detach and return with appropriate entry fee. Registration feel is $30 per person on or before September 9th and $35 per person after September 9th.

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Downtown Vicksburg's 17th Annual Downtown Vicksburg Fall Festival
DATE: September 30th and October  1st
TIME: Friday night from 7:00 - 10:00 pmand Saturday from 10:00-5:00
LOCATION: Downtown Vicksburg

Vicksburg Main Street is hosting the
 17th Annual Downtown Vicksburg Fall Festival beginning Friday, September 30ththrough Saturday, October 1st. The Downtown Vicksburg Fall Festival will consist of live entertainment, fabulous sidewalk sales, great food, arts and crafts vendors, and much more!  

Festivities will begin on Friday night live entertainment beginning at 7:00p.m. Enjoy the sounds of 4 Guys & A Girl and The Muleman at Riverstage Plaza. Friday will be a great evening for people of all ages with live entertainment, great food, and a wonderful atmosphere! 

Come back Saturday to enjoy fabulous sidewalk sales, arts and craft vendors, wonderful food, and much more! Also, enjoy our daytime entertainers: The Beatles Guy (Richard McComas) Dandy & The Lions, Aron Shiers, and Big Joe Shelton. Be Downtown early to welcome the participants of the 2nd Annual Bricks and Spokes bicycle ride back to Downtown Vicksburg! Some of the Vicksburg Farmers' Market farmers will be Downtown selling their fresh tomatoes, fall squash, fall zucchini, and much more!

Enjoy all of the activities and be Downtown to cheer the cyclists on when they make it back Downtown! For more information on the Downtown Vicksburg Fall Festival or call 601-634-4527.
29th Annual Old Court House Flea Market
DATE: October 1st
TIME: 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. rain or shine
LOCATION: The Old Court House Museum/Court Square
 Over 200 arts/crafts and food booths
Contact: George "Bubba" Bolm at (601) 636-0741

Monday, September 5, 2011

Haunted Vicksburg Tours

Friday, Saturdays, and Sundays March through October 2011- "The Ghost Walk" given by Haunted Vicksburg. Take a walking tour or ride in a revamped hearse for a 12 block tour though the oldest and most paranormally active neighborhood in Haunted Vicksburg. The Ghost Walk is $20 per person. The Haunted Hearse is $25 per person and accommodates a group of 6. Contact 601/618-6031

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