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Meridian Christmas parade set for Dec. 7
The entry fee is $20 for the first unit of each group, and $10 for each additional unit.
For more information, call Liz Coats at 693-2991.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Craftsmen's Guild
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Craftsmen's Guild will present its semi-annual Fine Arts &Craft Show at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum in Biloxi. Show times and dates are Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. People interested in participating or visiting can receive further information by contacting show chairman Ellen Lindsey at (228) 831-1473 or visit the Web site at www.mgccgsho.org.
Trees of Christmas set for Dec. 2-9
The 2000 Cellular South Trees of Christmas tour, presented by the Meridian Restorations Foundation, will be held Dec. 2-9 at Merrehope and the F.W. Williams House. Daily tours are available, and a candlelight tour is scheduled for Dec. 8. For information, call 483-8439.
Chimneyville Craft Festival to be held Dec. 1-3 in Jackson
The Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi announces the annual Chimneyville Craft Festival, to be held Dec. 1-3 at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson.
The event will feature works by more than 140 of the Guild's exhibiting members.
The festival begins on Friday, Dec. 1, with a Preview Party from 7 to 10 p.m., hosted by the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi.
Festival hours on Saturday, Dec. 2, are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 3, from noon to 5 p.m. General admission tickets are $5 per person each day. Children under 12 are admitted free.
For more information on the Chimneyville Crafts Festival and the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi, call (601) 981-0019.
CONCERTS
Bay St. Louis
Tickets to concerts may be purchased through Ticketmaster or through the Casino Magic Box office at (800)-5-MAGIC-5, ext. 4035. All events subject to change. All events are held in the Magical Entertainment Complex. Must be 21 years of age to attend.
Nov. 24, The Isley Brothers, 9 p.m., $30, $35, $40
Dec. 8, Sammy Kershaw, 9 p.m., $20, $25, $30
Dec. 15, Jose Feliciano, 7 p.m., $20, $25, $30
Memphis, Tennessee
Tickets available at Cat's Music, Piggly Wiggly, Pop Tunes (Collierville), Sound Shop (Dyersburg), and select SuperValu stores.
To charge by phone, call (901) 525-1515, Memphis. Tickets may also be purchased through Ticketmaster Online at www.ticketmaster.com
All events are held in Memphis, Tenn.:
Dec. 21, Jim Brickman with Donny Osmond, 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre, $32.50, $42.50
Birmingham
To purchase tickets by phone call at (205) 458-8401 in Birmingham or (800) 277-1700 at Ticketmaster.
All events are held at Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala.
Nov. 25-26, Great Southern Gun and Knife Show, North Hall, times and prices vary
To charge by phone, call (601) 355-5252 in Jackson; or (228) 385-2600 in Biloxi. Tickets may also be purchased through Ticketmaster Online at www.ticketmaster.com
All events are held in Tunica, Miss.:
Nov. 24, Chad Brock, 9 p.m., Sam's Town Casino, $15, $20
Nov. 28, Isley Brothers, 8 p.m., Sam's Town Casino, $25, $40
Dec. 1, Alabama, 8 p.m., Grand Casino, $14.95, $19.95
Dec. 1, Morris Day and The Time, 9 p.m., Gold Strike Casino Resort, $27.50
Dec. 5, Debbie Reynolds, 8 p.m., Sam's Town Casino, $20
Dec. 9, Neal McCoy, 9 p.m., Sam's Town Casino, $25, $30
Dec. 8-9, Finis, 8 p.m., Gold Strike Casino Resort, $24.95
Dec. 14-16, Oak Ridge Boys, times vary, Sam's Town Casino, $25, $30
Dec. 14 &16, John Berry's Holiday Show, times vary, Gold Strike Casino Retort, $20, $25
Dec. 15, Sherri Austin &Rascal Flatts, 8 p.m., Grand Casino, $14.95
Jan. 5-6, Juice Newton, 9 p.m., Horseshoe Casino, $15
Jan. 11, Vince Gill, 8 p.m., Horseshoe Casino, $60
Jan 19-20, 5th Dimension, 9 p.m., Horseshoe Casino, $15
Jan. 20, Brad Paisley, 8 p.m., Grand Casino, $14.95
Jan. 25, John Michael Montgomery, 8 p.m., Horseshoe Casino, $25
Jan. 26-27, Three Dog Night, 9 p.m., Horseshoe Casino, $15
Jan. 27, Toby Keith, 8 p.m., Grand Casino, $14.95, $19.95

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