November 5, 2009
Veterans Day activities set for Wednesday
There will be a Veterans Day Parade in Holly Springs next Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Line-up will be at Dollar General on Craft Street at 9 a.m. with the parade starting at 10 a.m., according to Amy Heaton with the chamber of commerce. It will proceed north on Craft Street, ending up on the square.
There will be a ceremony on the square after the parade with Rep. Kelvin Buck as the guest speaker.
For more information, call 662-252-2943.
Also, Marshall Academy fifth and sixth graders will host a Veterans Day Program, “Let’s Sing, America,” on Wednesday, Nov. 11, starting at 10 a.m. in the gymnasium.
“We will be celebrating several of America’s symbols, such as the Liberty Bell and the National Anthem,” said Lauren Wakefield, music teacher.
The school extends a special invitation to the veterans in the community
“The program emphasizes their impact on the molding of our great nation,” she said. “Everyone is invited to come show your support for our heroes.”
The ninth annual Veterans Day Celebration honoring local veterans will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum Cultural Center of African American History, 220 North Randolph.
All are welcome to come and learn about American and African American soldiers who served their country. For additional information, contact the museum at 662-252-3232. Refreshments will be served.
Tour of homes, parade scheduled Dec. 5-6
The annual Christmas in Holly Springs tour will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6.
On the tour this year are Finley Place, Montrose, Wall Doxey House, Fairview, Walthall-Freeman Clark House. To obtain tickets, contact the Marshall County Historical Museum at 662-252-3669.
Also open will be the historical museum, Ida B. Wells Museum and Church of the Yellow Fever Martyrs. Concerts will be held Dec. 5 and 6 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.
Christmas Dinner Theater will be held at the First Baptist Church Recreation Building on Dec. 4, 5 and 6, at 7 p.m. For reservations, call 662-252-2627.
The downtown Christmas parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, starting at 5 p.m. For more information or to enter the holiday parade, call the chamber of commerce at 662-252-2943.
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