Thursday, July 11, 2013
Bikers and Blues starts Thursday downtown
The summer’s Bikers Night Out/Blues Alley event is set for every Thursday, starting this week, July 11, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. in Holly Springs.
The first entertainment lineup for the annual blues bash series includes 5th Element Nation and others.
In the lineup for the following Thursday, July 18, is Phase 2.
Everyone is encouraged to bring a lawn chair and come out to the North Center Street alley to enjoy an evening of socializing, dancing, food and blues music.
The event, sponsored by the Holly Springs Main Street Chamber, is free to the public.
Parents are discouraged from bringing their small children.
Local bikers are encouraged to attend and are always welcomed, as are out-of-town riders.
Everyone is invited to visit Holly Springs, a city with “All Kinds of Character,” said Shanette Folsom, Main Street Chamber director.
The summer blues series continues each Thursday night through September 26.
Weekend events honor legacy of Ida B. Wells
The annual celebration honoring the life and legacy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett is set for this weekend in Holly Springs.
There will also be an official reopening of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum.
All events on Friday will be held at the Eddie L. Smith Multi-Purpose Building, 235 North Memphis Street.
The art exhibit opens at 10 a.m., with a documentary on Ida B. Wells-Barnett at 11 a.m. A catfish lunch ($8) will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. At 6 p.m. Friday is open mic (poetry reading and story telling). Gospel time starting at 7 p.m. will feature special guests Stars of Faith and other soloists and groups.
The annual banquet is set for Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Hudsonville CME Church Family Life Center. Guest speaker will be new Holly Springs Mayor Kelvin Buck.
For detailed information on the Ida B. Wells-Barnett celebration this weekend, call 662-252-3232 or 662-551-0296, or send an email to email@example.com
County school board plans July 18 meeting
The Marshall County School Board will hold its July board meeting on Thursday, July 18, at 4:30 p.m.
It will be held in the board room of the Marshall County supervisors at 103B Market Street in Holly Springs.
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