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Today is July 25, 2021

Events

DeSoto Wings Competition and Festival

July 24. Olive Branch. 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Olive Branch Soccer Fields at Church Road and Highway 305. Two categories: Traditional and unique. Entry fee for cookers per category: $150 or $200. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Professional category for restaurants. Eating contest for first 12 participants to sign up. Music, food trucks, water slides and bounce houses. Details: www.desotograce.org.


150th Old Methodist Camp Meeting

July 24 to 30. Oxford. Services daily at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Special events will be held during the week. The camp is at 18 County Road 238 Details: theoldmethodistcampground@gmail.com.


Calhoun County Sacred Harp Singing Convention

Aug 7. Bruce. Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, located 1 mile north of Bruce on Highway 9. Singing begins at 10 a.m. with potluck in the fellowship hall. Singing will continue after lunch. The adopted songbook is The Sacred Harp, published in 1844. Details: Mark S. Davis at 601-940-1612. Text or leave voicemail. Email horn3tech@yahoo.com.


Mississippi Sacred Harp Singing Convention

Aug 21-22. Forest. Antioch Primitive Baptist Church, located on Highway 21, six miles north of Forest. Singing begins at 10 a.m. each day. Dinner at noon in the fellowship hall. Singing will continue each afternoon. Details: Mark S. Davis 601-940-1612. Text or leave voicemail. Email: horn3tech@yahoo.com.


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