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Today is September 16, 2021


Turkey Shoot

Oct. 9. Jackson County. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Daisy Masonic Lodge No. 421, 25700 School House Road. About 14 miles north of Vancleave off Highway 57. Details: 228-861-3995.

The 23rd Annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale

Oct. 9. Brandon. Door prizes, multiple vendors, baked goods, and hand-crafted gifts. Church proceeds to benefit social ministries such as Harbor House, Center for Violence Prevention (assistance for abused women and children), Rankin County Human Resource Agency, Grace House, Mississippi State Hospital, VA Volunteer Services, Habitat for Humanity, Stewpot, and the church’s annual live nativity scene. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nativity Lutheran Church, corner of Crossgates Boulevard and Old Brandon Road. Details: 601-825-5125.

Barn Sale – Antiques and Collectibles

Oct. 15-16. Purvis. More than 70 collectors with trailer loads of antiques and collectibles. 7 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Barn sale auction Friday at 5:30 p.m. 4799 Old Highway 11, Purvis (Oak Grove). Details: 601-818-5886 or 601-794-7462.

2nd Bluegrass Festival

Oct. 23. Quitman. Acts include Bounds & Determined and Kings Mountain Band, both from Northport, Alabama; Patchwork String Band from Oxford and Rhonda Kelly of Quitman. Starts at 10 a.m. Clarkco State Park, 386 Clarkco Road. Details: 601-776-6651.

Highland Games and Celtic Music Festival

Nov. 13-14. Gulfport. Featuring Highland Reign, The Jollies, Blarney Coast, Celtic Crossroads, The Crescent and Clover Celtic Band, Emerald Accent, James Linden Hogg, New Orleans Celtic Harp Ensemble, Red McWilliams, jousting, axe throwing, storytelling, clans, vendors, the MacCrossan School of Irish Dance, Highland Cows, bagpipe bands, sheep herding, artisans, and authentic food. Harrison County Fairgrounds, 1532 County Farm Road. Road. Details: or 228-380-1642.

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