November Happenings

NOVEMBER 7
MARSHALL'S MISSISSIPPI

6-7:30 PM @ Oddfellows Gallery
Marshall Ramsey has seen (and drawn) just about everything in Mississippi for more than 20 years, and now he’s taking his pen and personality on the road. Join Marshall’s Mississippi, a dynamic roadshow featuring live interviews, interactive illustrations and intimate discourse from Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey and his acclaimed guests – Mayor Toby Barker, WDAM Anchor Karrie Leggett-Brown and Mississippi Today sports columnist Rick Cleveland. Fans of the Pulitzer-nominated editorial cartoonist have never seen Marshall quite like this: part news magazine, part personal odyssey and wholly Mississippi. He’s spent two decades drawing some of the most powerful political players in the state, which makes Marshall’s Mississippi look a little different. He doesn’t just see Mississippi politics like we do; he sees Mississippi through lively caricatures and vivid color landscapes that find the humor that we often need in seemingly dark and dire times. This evening program will be full of lively discussions, good company and, of course, plenty of laughs. Tickets are $15 and available at eventbrite.com. Oddfellows Gallery is located at 119 East Front Street, Suite 100, Hattiesburg.

BOURBON CELEBRATION
6:30-9:30 PM @ Canebrake Country Club
Plan a date night or grab your friends for the third annual Bourbon Celebration. You’re in for a special evening, which includes bourbon tasting and a bourbon cocktail competition between leading area bartenders. There will also be vocal artists, visual artists, caricature drawings, silent auction, bourbon bottle etching, stilt walkers, fire jugglers, cigar bar, s’mores bar, and a whole lot more. Wine and beer also available. VIP ticket holders will arrive at the event at 5:30 p.m. sharp, followed by all other ticket holders at 6:30 p.m. All ticket holders will be introduced to an array of bourbons. A private select Maker’s Mark bourbon will be available for purchase. Tickets, which are $75, can be purchased at: https://bit.ly/2ZMJVBl or by calling the PineBelt Foundation (601) 583-6180. Proceeds benefit the Pinebelt Foundation. The Bourbon Celebration has been nominated for the Best Fundraising Event in the Pine Belt. Bourbon Celebration was nominated for the Best Fundraising Event in the Pinebelt and has quick become a must attend event.

NOVEMBER 9
DIXIE UMC WOMEN’S BAZAAR

10 AM-2 PM @ Fellowship Hall
Dixie UMC Women's Circle Annual Bazaar will feature cornbread dressing, all types of casseroles, desserts and sweet-and-savory treats, arts and crafts and other items that make great gifts. Contact Sara Williams at (601) 584-7297 for further information.The church is located at 136 Dixie Church Rd., Hattiesburg, across from Dixie Attendance Center.

JAMBALAYA JUBILEE
4 PM @ Vision Baptist Church
Vision Baptist Church will host Jambalaya Jubilee at the church located at 1056 Morriston Road, Petal. This is a fundraiser for Salt and Lite Ministries’ Mercy House project, which is building a home to house women and girls rescued from abuse and human trafficking in Kenya. There will be food, a silent auction and music as well as a concert by The 9th Hour Band. For more information email visionclerk@gmail.com or call (601) 606-9746.

THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC: A CABARET CELEBRATING HCLO
7-10 PM @ The Bottling Company
Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera has delighted audiences in the Pine Belt for more than 40 years. Some of HCLO’s favorite performers from seasons past will be present to help take a musical theater walk down memory lane. New faces will also be welcomed to the HCLO Stage to look forward to the next 40 years of bringing quality theater experiences to the Hub City. Hosted by Kelly Sanner and Imani Steven, this promises to be an unforgettable evening. Tickets are $15-$25.

NOVEMBER 10
BAGS IN BLUE CORNHOLE TOURNEY

1-5 PM @ The Porter
Registration for the Bags in Blue Cornhole Tournament is now available. Grab a friend and register for what will be a really fun event for an even better cause.
DETAILS:
Teams of two - no gender or age requirements;
▪️ Doubles play (Team A competes against Team B);
▪️ Tournament play will be guided by the American Cornhole Association Rules;
▪️ Style of the tournament will depend on the number of registered teams;
▪️ Bags and boards provided (no personal equipment).
The cost is $40 and includes 4 beers (or soft drinks) per team along with the opportunity to win great prizes throughout the afternoon. IDs will be checked and wristbands will be given at check-in to redeem beers that come with registration. Awards will be given to the Top 3 teams. Door prizes will be given throughout the day. The Porter’s kitchen and bar will be open for food and drinks. All funds from registration, direct donations and raffled items will go to the Pinebelt Foundation in the name of the Blue Line Legacy Scholarship Fund. A set of cornhole boards designed along the Thin Blue Line theme will be raffled off. Tickets are $3, $5 for 2 or $10 for 5. Register at http://bit.ly/bagsinblue.

VETERANS DAY OBERVANCES

NOVEMBER 10
KOREAN WAR VETERANS

12:30 PM @ Hattiesburg Korean Baptist Church
Hattiesburg Korean Baptist Church will host a lunch for Korean War veterans and their guest(s) at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, November 10. There is no charge for the meal, but reservations are required. Transportation can be provided for those veterans living in the Hattiesburg area, if needed. Hattiesburg Korean Baptist Church is located on the campus of Immanuel Baptist Church at 510 Weathersby Road, Hattiesburg. To make reservations or to arrange transportation, please call Voldi Rayborn at (601) 307-4989 or email hattiesburgkbc@gmail.com.

VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE
11 AM NOV. 10 @ Veterans Memorial Park, Hattiesburg
10 AM NOV. 11 @ Downtown Hattiesburg

The Hattiesburg Veterans Committee presents a Veterans Day observance beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, with a 24-hour U.S. Air Force ROTC Vigil. At 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, a Veteran’s Day Parade will be held in downtown Hattiesburg followed by a program at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. VA representatives will be on site and the 2019 Veteran of the Year will be named.

VETERANS DAY COMMEMORATION
11 AM NOV. 11 @ Ben Barrett Comm. Center, Lumberton
American Legion Post 84 will host a Veterans Day Commemoration on Monday, Nov. 11,  at the Ben Barrett Community Center in Lumberton. Guests are asked to be seated by 10:45 a.m. as the event will start promptly at 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served afterward. All veterans, active military and the general public are welcome to attend. For additional information, contact Al Harrington at (601) 408-6111.

NOVEMBER 14-16
SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL

6:30 PM-8:30PM @ Thirsty Hippo
Sacred Heart Center Stage is back for its fourth season with its fall performance, "School of Rock–The Musical." The show wil be presented Nov. 14 , 15, 16. Based on the film of the same name, School of Rock–The Musical tells the story of wannabe rock star Dewey Finn, who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students’musical talents, he enlists his students to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands. Join Center Stage's rock star cast, Groove House's "The MoonWalkers," and a rockin' house band of Hattiesburg All Stars. Tickets are $10 via Eventbrite.com.

NOVEMBER 15
SOUTHERN MOMMA AN EM COMEDY SHOW

7:30 PM @ Saenger Theater
Bang Productions presents comedian Darren Knight’s Southern Momma and Em Comedy Show. The show, produced by John Edmonds Kozma features comedians Red Squirrel and Gary Cargal with DJ Slim McGraw. Darren Knight, aka Southern Momma from Munford, Alabama, is the fastest-rising comedian in American history. In just a few short months, he has cultivated a massive online presence, accumulating more than a half billion views across multiple social media platforms. Knight takes his persona to the stage, selling out theatres and casinos nationwide. He's been compared to Jeff Foxworthy as the next star of redneck comedy. DJ Slim McGraw was bred on music that’s slow roasted and deep fried like his Southern roots! Slim McGraw has opened for Brett Eldredge, Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Dylan Scott, and shared the stage with The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Nelly, Flo Rida among others. When in Nashville you can find him on Broadway playing at Jason Aldean’s Rooftop Bar, Luke Bryan’s 32 Bridge and Florida Georgia Line’s FGL House. Back home in Charlotte, the non-stop DJ is a resident at Whisky River owned by NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. He recently was honored to perform at Dale Jr’s retirement party with Kid Rock, Cole Swindell and Billy Currington. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 to $35, Eventbrite.com

NOVEMBER 16
PINE BELT HOLIDAY EXPO

10 AM-3 PM @ Historic Train Depot
The Pine Belt Holiday Expo & Christmas Market will take place from 10am-3pm Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Hattiesburg. It's free to attend. Enjoy Christmas shopping, finding the perfect gifts for everyone on your list and all the stocking stuffers you need! Sample and purchase delicious food and beverages. Get holiday decor ideas, enjoy kids' Christmas activities, and more!

NOVEMBER 22
DADDY’S LITTLE PRINCESS

6-9 PM @ Thad Cochran Center Ballroom on USM Campus
Enjoy a night of dancing with the most important man in a young girl's life...her daddy. You're never to old or young to be "Daddy's princess," so age is not a factor. All ages are welcome, but the event is geared toward the smaller princesses. There will be pictures available for purchase, along with refreshments. There will be Disney princesses on site for other photo opportunities as well.

SAVE THE DATES
DECEMBER

7 – Crusader 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run
14 – Olde Tyme Christmas
14-15 – Victorian Candlelit Christmas
31 – New Years Eve Celebration with Madewood Street Music at The Bottling Company
31 – Hub City Sign Drop, New Year’s Eve
31 – Midnight on Front Street

 

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