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UPCOMING EVENTS

It ’ s fall , y ’ all ! Make the most of cooler days with these local events :

October

Pumpkin Patch
Friday , Oct . 1 , all day event Lazy Acres Farm Fun , 596 Lazy Acres Road , Chunky
Enjoy more than 40 acres with rides and fun attractions . Pig races , wagon rides , pumpkins , corn maze and more . Admission : $ 14.95 . For more information , contact Michael May at 833-327 + 6386 or lazyacresfarm @ hotmail . com
MSU Riley Center : Shake & Holla featuring North Mississippi AllStars and Rebirth Brass Band featuring Cedric Burnside
In Association with AMP Worldwide and Belly Up Entertainment Friday , Oct . 1 , 7:30 p . m . Tickets :| $ 25 to $ 75
The Shake & Holla tour showcases foot-stomping Mississippi Hill Country blues and the funky , syncopated sounds of New Orleans brass , two great Southern musical traditions . The North Mississippi Allstars , featuring brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson , have won a Blues Music Award and have been nominated four times for a Grammy Award . The Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band has been a New Orleans institution since its founding in 1983 . Mississippi blues guitarist , vocalist and drummer Cedric Burnside , a threetime Grammy nominee ( and grandson of the late blues singer-guitarist R . L . Burnside ), will also perform . The three artists will play separately as well as collaborate throughout the show , exploring the musical connection between the Mississippi Delta and Bourbon Street .
Earth ’ s Bounty Festival
Saturday , Oct . 2 , from 8 a . m . -1 p . m . Singing Brakeman Park
The Earth ’ s Bounty Festival features local vendors showcasing the best in local made and grown product . Fresh bread , homemade butter , jellies , jams , cakes , pies , local honey , goat milk cheese and ice cream . Our farmers grow a wide arrange of produce , tomato ’ s , onions , sweet peppers , hot peppers , eggplants , corn , peas , butter beans , squash , zucchini ( these are all seasonal products and are available for a short time per growing season , so come early and buy enough to store for later in year )
The festival , which kicked off in April , will be held the first Saturday of each month until November . For more information , contact Craig Wilkes at 601-485-1998 or CraigWilkes @ meridianms . org
Pumpkin Patch
Saturday , Oct . 2 , all day event Lazy Acres Farm Fun , 596 Lazy Acres Road , Chunky
Enjoy more than 40 acres with rides and fun attractions . Pig races , wagon rides , pumpkins , corn maze and more . Admission : $ 14.95 . For more information , contact Michael May at 833-327 + 6386 or lazyacresfarm @ hotmail . com
MLT Oktoberfest
Thursday , Oct . 21 , from 6-10 p . m . 4334 Hwy 39 North , Meridian , MS
Annual fundraiser for the Meridian Little Theatre features a silent auction . Admission : $ 25 , advance ; $ 30 at the door . For more information , call 601-482-6371 or mlt01 @ bellsouth . net
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