Wednesday, September 28, 2016

9th Annual Classics in the Courtyard

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation (SCHF) is thrilled to present the 9th Annual “Classics in the Courtyard”. This event will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Local entertainers and local restaurants will provide the music and lunch on Fridays from 12:00pm- 1:00pm beginning October 14th and concluding November 4th. The musical entertainment is sponsored by a generous grant from Entergy Mississippi. The entertainment is provided for free and lunch can be purchased for $10 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5pm on the Thursday before the event. 

These diverse musical styles are a special treat for the Vicksburg community and we hope many will embrace and enjoy the local music and local flavor Vicksburg has to offer. This event has become a much anticipated Vicksburg tradition. There is no better beginning to the fall season than “Classics in the Courtyard”.

The schedule of entertainment and lunch providers are listed below:

Friday, October 14 – Classic Blues, Rock and Originals
Performed by Lee H. Abraham & the Boone Brothers
Lunch provided by Gumbo Pot

Friday, October 21 – Americana, Celtic and Folk
Performed by “Full Circle” with Nicholas & Julia Blake
Lunch provided by Billy’s Italian Restaurant

Friday, October 28 – Classics Blues, Rock, Pop and Originals
Performed by Patrick Smith Band
Lunch provided by KJ’s River Town Grille

Friday, November 4 – Classic Pop and Country
Performed by Maria Signa & Ralph Miller
Lunch provided by Goldie’s Express

This wonderful program is also 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.

For more information or to make reservations for lunch, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email

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