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OCTOBER CALENDAR

 

 

Throughout October

Magnolia Farmer’s Market

Downtown Magnolia, MS

8 am - Noon

(601)783-6572

 

Throughout October

Most Friday & Saturday Evenings

The Haunting of the Towers

Natchez, MS

7 – 8:30 pm / Reservations required / $20

Adults Only

(601)446-6890 / thetowersofnatchez.com

 

Throughout October

Haunted Historical Tours

Throughout Port Gibson, MS

Walking Tour / Schedule Time

(601)437-4351 / (601)715-7214

 

Throughout October

Haunted Ghost Walks

Corner of Monroe & Grove St.

Vicksburg, MS

8 pm / Adults: $20 adult / 5 - 12 year: $15

(601)618-6031 / HauntedVicksburg.com

 

Every Weekend

The Myrtles Halloween Experience

The Myrtles Plantation

St. Francisville, LA

(225)635-6277 / myrtlesplantation.com

 

Every Sunday

Angola Prison Rodeo

Angola Prison

St. Francisville, LA

9 am – 5pm

(225)655-2592 / angolarodeeo.com

 

Every Monday

Storyhour - Toddlertime

McComb Library

McComb, MS

11 am

pawls.org

 

Every Wednesday

Live After 5

Repentance Park

Baton Rouge, LA

Free Concert

 

Every Wednesday

The Delta Farmer’s Market

Old Courthouse

Vidalia, LA

8 am – Noon

 

Every Wednesday

Children’s Story Time

Lincoln Library

Brookhaven, MS

Children’s Dept.

10 – 11 am

lif.lib.ms.us

 

Every Wednesday

Storytime

Public Library

Vicksburg, MS

700 Veto St.

10:30 am

(601)636-6411 Marie Cunningham

 

Every Thursday

McComb Farmers Market

113 N. Railroad Blvd.

McComb, MS

8 am - 1 pm

(601)684-8599

 

Every Thursday

Storyhour - Preschool Age

McComb Library

McComb, MS

10 am

pawls.org

 

Every Thursday

PCAC Noon Tunes

Bo Diddley Pavilion

McComb, MS

Railroad Ave.

(601)684-5229

pikecountryartscouncil@gmail.com

 

Every Saturday

Farmer’s Market

Downtown Natchez, MS

Commerce St. (100 Block)

8 am – Noon

 

Through October 1

Vicksburg Preservation Weekend

Vicksburg, MS

Tours, Ballet, Choir, Orchestra

Performances,

Dinner, and Receptions

Facebook.com/events

 

Through October 8

To Kill a Mockingbird

Theatre Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

7:30 pm & 2 pm

theatrebr.org

 

Through October 8

Mississippi Medicine Show

Natchez Little Theatre

Natchez, MS

7:30 pm & 2 pm

natchezlittletheatre.org

 

Through October 8

Vicksburg Fall Pilgrimage

Vicksburg, MS

Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Sun. Afternoons

(601)456-0420 / vicksburgpilgrimage.com

 

Through October 9

Fall Pilgrimage

Throughout Natchez, MS

Morning & Afternoon Tours

Evening & Special Events

natchezpilgrimage.com

 

October 1

22nd Sugarfest

West Baton Rouge Museum

Port Allen, LA

11 am – 4 pm

westbatonrougemuseum.com

 

October 1, 6, 7, & 8

Driving Miss Daisy

Brookhaven Little Theatre

Brookhaven, MS

7:30 pm / $20

(601)990-2243

brookhavenlittletheatre.com

 

October 2

BRAG ART Competition Submissions Deadline

Lincoln County Library Vernon Room

Brookhaven, MS

10 am – Noon & 4 – 6 pm

brookhavenregionalartguild@gmail.com

 

October 3

Whirlwind Night of Giving

Natchez Bluff

Natchez, MS

Hurricane relief for victims of Harvey, Irma, and Maria

5 - 8 pm

Whirlwind Waddle 5K: 6 pm

Food, games, silent auction, & live music

arichard@callon.com

beth.richard@colin.edu

Facebook: WhirlWind Night of Giving

 

October 4 – 15

Mississippi State Fair

Mississippi State Fairgrounds

Jackson, MS

Times Vary

(601)961-4000 / msfair.net

 

October 6

Pike County Chamber of Commerce 14th Annual Golf Tournament

Fernwood Country Club

McComb, MS

Reg. 10 am / Tee Time Noon

Shawn Lowery (601)684-2291

 

October 6 - 7, 13 - 14, & 20 - 21

Oktober Festival

New Orleans, LA

1700 Moss Street

deutscheshaus.org

 

October 6 – 7

43rd Ole Brook Festival

Downtown Brookhaven, MS

Car Show, 5K Run, Kid Zone, Live Entertainment,

Retail, & Food Vendors

(601)833-1411 / visitbrookhavenms.com

 

October 7

Summit Fire Department Stop, Drop, & Roll Run

Summit, MS

7 – 9:30 am

Stan McMorris (601) 551-2707

 

October 7

32nd Old Courthouse Flea Market

100 Cherry St.

Vicksburg, MS

8 am – 5 pm

(601)636-0741 Bubba Bolm

 

October 7

Downtown Fall Festival

Grove & Washington St.

Vicksburg, MS

Live entertainment, children’s activities, art, & sidewalk sale

(601)634-4527 / downtownvicksburg.com

 

October 7

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Strand Theatre

Vicksburg, MS

7 pm / $7

(601)529-7252

 

October 7

Bridging the Gap

5K Walk / Run / Stroll & Roll-A-Thon

Old MS River Bridge

Vicksburg, MS

I20 & Washington St.

Registration: 8:30 am / Run: 9 am

Group: $25 / Person: $20

(601)969-4009 / (601)594-7555

 

October 7 – 8

37th Fall Fest

Railroad Avenue

Osyka, MS

8 am – 5 pm / Free

Color Fun Run/Walk: 8:30 am – Noon

(601)542-5994 / (601) 395-0188

Facebook.com/Osyka-Civic-Club

 

October 7, 14, & 21

Project Heal Exhibition

Angelety House

Natchez, MS

St. Catherine Street

11 am – 1 pm & 7 – 9 pm

 

October 8

Arcade to Aid Jam Session: Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Arcade Theater

Ferriday, LA

3 – 9 pm

(318)757-9999 / deltamusicmuseum.com

 

October 8 – 31

NGC’s Pumpkin Patch

Magnolia Hall

Natchez, MS

Pearl & Washington St.

Open Daily 3 – 6 pm

(601)443-9065 / (225) 223-4550

 

October 10

Concordia Chamber Luncheon

Comfort Suites Riverfront

Vidalia, LA

Noon

(318)336-8223

 

October 11 – 19

Louisiana Film Festival

Various Venues

New Orleans, LA

neworleansfilmfestival.org

 

October 12

Archaeology Program with Diana Greenlee

Concordia Parish Library

Vidalia, LA

6:30 – 7:30 pm

(318)336-5043 / concordialibrary.org

 

October 12 – 15

Lend Me A Tenor (PG-13)

The Depot Theatre

McComb, MS

206 State Street

7:30 & 2:30 pm / $10

(601)310-4933

 

October 13 - 15

North Delta Food & Wine

Various Venues

Monroe, LA

(318)397-6754

northdeltafoodandwinefestival.com

 

October 13 – 15

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

Lafayette Square

New Orleans, LA

Free

Friday: 5 – 8:30 pm

Sat. & Sun.: 11 am – 8:30 pm

jazzandheritage.org/blues-fest

 

October 13

Books & Brews w/ Steve Yates

& Matthew Guinn

Natchez Brewing Company

Natchez, MS

4 – 6 pm / Free

Cash Bar, Music, & Book Signing

(601)446-1103

 

October 14

10th Annual Black & Blue Civil

War Living History

Historic Jefferson College

Natchez, MS

11 am – 4 pm

(601)442-4719

 

October 14

Second Saturday

Downtown Natchez, MS

All Day

(601)442-2929

 

October 14 – 15

Big Pop Gun Show

Natchez Convention Center

Natchez, MS

All Day / $7

(601)498-4235 / bigpopgunshows.com

 

October 14

The Ronnie Cox & Friends Show

Arcade Theater

Ferriday, LA

6 pm / Individual: $15 / Couple: $25

(318)757-9999 / deltamusicmuseum.com

 

October 14

Summit Fall Festival

Downtown Robb Street

Summit, MS

Music, Food, Arts, & Crafts

8 am – 4 pm

(601)276-7518

Facebook: Town of Summit Mississippi Fall Festival

 

October 14

Woodville Deer & Wildlife Festival

Historic District Downtown Woodville, MS

10 am / $7 / Children Under 2: Free

Cultural & Artistic Heritage Celebration

(601)888-3998

deerandwildlifefestival.com

 

October 14

Over The River Run

5K Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run

Old MS River Bridge

Vicksburg, MS

I20 & Washington St.

8 am / Adults: $30 / Children: $10

(601)631-2997 / info@southernculture.org

 

October 19

Carnival Preview Night

Vidalia Riverfront

Vidalia, LA

6 – 9 pm

cityofvidalia.com

 

October 19

BRAG ART Competition Reception

Lincoln County Library Vernon Room

Brookhaven, MS

4:40 – 6:30 pm

brookhavenregionalartguild@gmail.com

 

October 20

AKS Gem Show

Natchez Convention Center

Natchez, MS

All Day

 

October 20 – 21

Southern Garden Symposium

Throughout St. Francisville, LA

Morning & Afternoon Workshops,

Gala, Silent Auction, & Afternoon Tea

Pre-Register by October 13

(225)635-3738

southerngardensymposium.org

 

October 20 – 21

Vidalia Riverfront Carnival

& Flea Market

Vidalia Riverfront

Vidalia, LA

Friday: Noon – 10 pm

Saturday: 10 am – 10 pm

Sunday: Noon – 5 pm

Free

cityofvidalia.com

 

October 20 – November 10

Classics in the Courtyard

SCHF

Vicksburg, MS

Fridays: Noon – 1 pm

Lunch: $10 / Concert: Free

(601)631-2997 / southernculture.org

 

October 21

Children’s Movie Matinee

Lincoln County Library Vernon Room

Brookhaven, MS

2 – 4 pm

lif.lib.ms.us

 

October 21

Premiere Screening of Blood Country

The Haven

Brookhaven, MS

7 pm / In advance: $10 / At the door: $15

eventbrite.com

 

October 21

McRaven Ghost Hunt

Vicksburg, MS

1145 Harrison St.

8:30 – 11:55 pm / $50

(601)501-1445

 

October 21 – 22 & 28 – 29

Boo At The Zoo

Baton Rouge Zoo

Baton Rouge, LA

3601 Thomas Rd.

9:30 am – 4 pm

brzoo.org

 

October 24

Lawyers in Libraries host “Free Legal Advice”

Ferriday Library

Ferriday, LA

Noon

 

October 26

Concordia Chamber 3-Man Scramble

Panola Country Club

Ferriday, LA

(318)336-8223

Stephen Dawkins (318)421-9965

 

October 26

Longwood Halloween Carnival

Historic Longwood

Natchez, MS

5 – 8 pm / $5

(601)446-6631

 

October 26

Ghost Tales Around the Camp Fire & After Duck Hunt

Historic Jefferson College

Natchez, MS

6:30 – 9 pm / Free

Bring Blanket, Flashlight, & Bag

(601)442-2901 / mdah.ms.gov

 

October 26 - November 4

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Cameron Mackintosh’s The Phantom of the Opera

The University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, MS

www.usm.edu/music/phantom

 

October 26 – 31

The Addams Family

Parkside Playhouse

Vicksburg, MS

Thur. – Sat.: 7 pm / Sun.: 2 pm

Adults: $6 / Children: $4

(601)636-0471 / vicksburgtheatreguild.com

 

October 27

Annual Halloween Event

West Baton Rouge Museum

Port Allen, LA

5:30 – 8 pm

westbatonrougemuseum.com

 

October 27

Big Daddy’s Blues Club & Cultural

Exchange: An Evening of Gospel Music

224 N. Railroad Blvd. /Courtyard

McComb, MS

6 pm / Free / Bring Lawn Chairs

Facebook: Big Daddy’s Blues Club &

Cultural Exchange

 

October 27 – 28

Boo At The Zoo

Jackson Zoo

Jackson, MS

5 – 8 pm

(601)352-2580 / jacksonzoo.org

 

October 27 – 29

Louisiana Seafood Festival

Woldenberg Park / Downtown

New Orleans, LA

louisianaseafoodfestival.com

 

October 27 – 29

Voodoo Music & Arts Experience

City Park

New Orleans, LA

voodoofestival.com

 

October 28

The Gene King Country Opry featuring Jodi Miller

Arcade Theater

Ferriday, LA

7 pm / $10

(318)757-9999 / deltamusicmuseum.com

 

October 28

Take Your Teacher Home

Ferriday Library

Ferriday, LA

9:30 am / Homework Help

 

October 28

Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie

Brookhaven Little Theatre

Brookhaven, MS

7:30 – 9 pm / Free

(601)990-2243

 

October 28

Homochitto River Festival

Downtown Meadville, MS

HanaLena Band, Wild Game Cook Off

5K Run: 8 am / $25

Pet Parade: 2 – 4 pm / Courtyard Lawn

Trunk-r-Treat: 4:30 pm

Music, Crafts, & Rides

Facebook: Homochitto-River-Festival

 

October 28

NACHS Witches Ride

The Depot on the Bluff

Natchez, MS

$20: Pre-Reg. / $30: After Oct. 24

Registration: 1 pm / Line Up: 2:50 pm / Ride: 3 pm

(601)334-2329 /

maryeldridge1980@gmail.com

 

October 28

NACHS The Purr-fectly Spooktacular Howl-loween Event Costume

& Halloween Party Benefit

1046 Hwy. 61 S.

Natchez, MS

Individual: $50 / Couple: $75 / Cash Bar

(601)442-4001 / (601)392-30789

 

October 28

Music At the Mounds After Party

Rolling River Bistro

Natchez, MS

9 pm – 1 am

Free / Cash Bar / Late Night Menu

(601)446-6502

 

October 28

Spooky Sprint

Church of Holy Trinity

Vicksburg, MS

900 South St.

5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

8 am

Costumes Encouraged / Carnival Follows

(601)636-2256 / vicksburgcatholic.org

 

November 2

Mistletoe & Magic: A Holiday Shopping Event

Throughout Pike County, MS

(601)684-2291

 

November 2 – 4

40th Natchez Antiques Forum: From These Honored Walls

Various Venues

Natchez, MS

(601)443-1261 / natchezpilgrimage.com

 

November 7

An Evening of Big Band Music:

Swing 101 Big Band

State Theatre

McComb, MS

7 – 8:30 pm

(601)684-5229

pikecountyartscouncil@gmail.com

 

November 9 – 11

Angels on the Bluff

Natchez City Cemetery

Natchez, MS

$30

(601)446-6345

 

November 30 – December 2

Chimneyville Crafts Festival

Mississippi Trade Mart

Jackson, MS

Thurs: Preview Party 6 – 9 pm

Fri: 9 am – 6 pm

Sat: 9 am – 5 pm

(601)856-7546

 

December 2

10th Annual Holly Days Arts

& Crafts Show

SCHF

Vicksburg, MS

9 am – 3 pm  / $2

(601)631-2997 / southernculture.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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