Thursday, October 2, 2014

The 26th Annual Over the River Run

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
LOCATION:
The 5-mile race starts at the Old Mississippi River Bridge located at I-20 and Washington Street,
crosses the Old Mississippi River Bridge, and ends back at Vicksburg.
 RACE TIMES:
8:00 am for 5-Mile Run and 5-Mile Walk
1-Mile Fun Run will follow
        (No headphones, rollerblades, strollers, bicycles or animals allowed on the course)
Parking at AMERISTAR Hotel or Casino
 DIRECTED BY:
The Mississippi Track Club
Grand Prix Event
Proceeds to benefit 
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation
Mail form and entry fee to:
(make checks payable to SCHF)Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation
1302 Adams Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

5th Annual Bricks & Spokes



Register now for the 5th Annual Bricks and Spokes bike ride  on Saturday October 4! The ride starts at 8:00 am in downtown Vicksburg and continues over the Old Mississippi River Bridge and throughout Warren County. Participants can choose a 10-mile, 30-mile, 50-mile or 62-mile route. Be sure to take time after the ride to shop the block at the Old Court House Flea Market and find some great craft items until 5:00 pm. You can also listen to some live music at Downtown Fall Fest from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm along Washington Street. For more information contact Vicksburg Main Street at 601-634-4527 or visit www.downtownvicksburg.org.

31st Annual Old Court House Flea Market


October 4, 2014 - The 31st Annual Old Court House Flea Market featuring over 2000 arts/crafts and food booth will be around the Old Court House Museum, 1008 Cherry Street from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. rain or shine.  Last's year attendance was over 3,000. Contact "Bubba" Bolm at 601-636-0741 or societyhistorical@bellsouth.net.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Ritz On The River


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Notice the time change!

Jul 24, 2014 · 6:30 PM
The Ritz on the River Concert will be from 6:30 pm until 9:30 pm at the Vicksburg Convention Center, 1600 Mulberry Street. Feature is Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will perform some of the most popular hits from the “rat pack” era including Come Fly With Me, Georgia, and Luck Be a Lady. Dinner Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 14, 2014 at 10:00am and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 and the Vicksburg Convention Center Box Office. Show tickets are $50 (advance purchase only) and general admission show tickets are $20 in advance, $25 (day of show) plus applicable service charges. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Jacob’s Ladder. For more information on this event call 601-630-2929 or visit www.vicksburgccevents.com.

Be sure to show your Ritz on the River general admission ticket to either the Wine House or Roca Restaurant & Bar the evening of the 24th, they will grant you 15% off your meal that evening! We so appreciate our community partners!!ike

This will get you fired up and excited about next Thursday (July 24) for Ritz on the River. This is a recorded performance by Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra performing Luck be a Lady! tickets available athttp://www.ticketmaster.com/ritz-on-the-river-vicksburg-mississippi-07-24-2014/event/1B004C828F736130?artistid=1981853&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=4&tm_link=search_msg-0_1B004C828F736130

History of "Luck Be a Lady" - it is a song written by Frank Loesser in 1950 and first performed by Robert Alda. The song was featured in the musical Guys and Dolls.

The lyrics relate the point of view of a gambler, Sky Masterson, who hopes that he will win a bet, the outcome of which will decide whether or not he is able to save his relationship with the girl of his dreams.

Marlon Brando sang the song in the 1955 film version.

Jack Jones recorded it for his 1964 album, Bewitched,[1] arranged by Shorty Rogers.

Later, it became a signature song for Frank Sinatra, first released on the compilation Reprise Musical Repertory Theatre and re-released on the album Sinatra '65: The Singer Today. It was released as a duet with Chrissie Hynde on Duets II (1994). The song was also recorded by Barbra Streisand for her album Back to Broadway, and appeared on The L Word's soundtrack in episode 4.06, where it was performed by Brian Setzer. Dee Snider performed it as a duet with Clay Aiken on Snider's 2012 album Dee Does Broadway, while the Cherry Poppin' Daddies recorded a version on their 2014 Rat Pack tribute Please Return the Evening.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Vicksburg Run Thru History


35th Annual

Vicksburg Run Thru History

Saturday March 1, 2014

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg, Mississippi


Mar 1, 2014 · 8:00 AM
The 35th Annual Vicksburg Run Thru History 10-K road race, 5-K walk, and 1 mile fun run will be at the Vicksburg National Military Park, 3201 Clay Street. The 10-K run begins at 8:30 am at the Memorial Arch and finishes at the Battlefield Inn, 4137 South Frontage Road. The 5-K walk begins at the National Military Park Visitor Center at 8:35 am and ends at the Battlefield Inn. The Blue/Gray 1 Miler begins at 10:00 am. After February 24, runners must register in person at race headquarters (Battlefield Inn) beginning Friday March 1 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and again on Saturday March 1 from 7:00 am until 8:00 am. The entry fees for the 10-K run and 5-K race walk are $25 each. The entry fee for the Blue/Gray 1 Miler is $12. For more information contact Casey Custer at 601-638-1071 or email caseycuster@vicksburgymca.com. To print registration form visit www.runthruhistory.org.

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