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Bukka White Blues Festival

October 11-12, Aberdeen. Non-stop blues music on the banks of the Tenn Tom Waterway, with Ribs On The River BBQ Contest, Bob Tartar Exotic Animal Show, Gator Bait Kayak Race, kids activities, arts and crafts and food vendors. Details:

Bailey Haunted Firehouse

October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 31, November 1, Meridian. Haunted house and trail, plus concessions and themed movies playing on a large outdoor screen. 7 to 12 p.m.; Halloween, 7 to 10 p.m. Admission; Fast Pass available. Details:; 601-479-4539.

The Tupelo Haunted Castle

October weekends & Halloween Night, Tupelo. Don’t miss these three events: The Tupelo Haunted Castle, a traditional haunted house; Lost in the Darkness, an indoor haunted maze; and Delirium, an interactive haunted house. Details:

Comfort My Soul: A Celebration of Gospel Music

October 16-20, Port Gibson. Two events, with the first being a choir workshop led by Stellar Award-winning artist, writer and music producer Gloster Williams October 16-19. A concert will be held October 20 featuring BET's Sunday Best Top Five Finalist Miss Chelsey Barnes. Details: 601-807-4567.

Fall Carnival

October 26, Leakesville. Hosted by Main Street Leakesville, there will be a bounce house, petting zoo, carnival games, lip sync battle, Wizard of Oz costume contest, food vendors and more. Green Park. 12 to 6 p.m. Details:; 601-689-0749.

12th Annual Blues & Heritage Festival with Toys for Tots Bake Off

October 26, Picayune. Live music featuring Kern Pratt “The BluzMan,” Denise Owens, PineyWoods Cloggers and more. Bring your lawn chair. Ruby Street. 4 to 10 p.m. Details:

Annual Whitehall Church Bazaar

October 26, Whitehall. Repurposed furniture, crafts, baked goods, casseroles, pottery and more. Breakfast and lunch served. 10595 Highway 14 West, near Louisville. Details: 662-803-8222. 

Bluegrass in the Park

October 26, Quitman. Featuring Bluegrass music by Winky Hicks Band, Tyler Carroll and Pineridge, Bluegrass Cartel Pilgrim Family and Long Creek Band. Concessions available. Bring your lawn chair. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Clarkco State Park. Details: 601-776-6651.

Family Day at Landrums Homestead

October 26, Laurel. Enjoy touring the working Homestead, gem mining, wagon rides, mystery house, shooting gallery, old-time games and farm animals. Bring a picnic or purchase lunch at the Smokehouse. Fun for all ages. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission; children under age 3 free. Details:; 601-649-2546.  

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 31, Oxford. Presented by the Oxford Film Festival, the screening will not only feature the Halloween hit film but props are encouraged to be brought in and are also available for purchase. Concessions available. 8 p.m. Powerhouse. Admission. Details:;

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