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Hancock County Welcome Center will host its annual Holiday Open House, Friday December 13, 2013, 10am-1pm. Entertainment will be provided by the Diamondhead Line dancers who will perform at 10:30am. Refreshments will be served.
This presentation will begin at 1:00 pm at 501 Speed Street. Victorian Italianate located on the bluffs overlooking the majestic Mississippi River furnished with beautiful family heirlooms, many original to the house.
“Vicksburg: Your Key to the Holidays” include home tours at Annabelle, The Corners, Baer House, Bazsinsky House, McNutt House, Cobb House and Great Hope Manor. Get in the holiday spirit in historic surroundings by visiting beautifully decorated homes.
This presentation will begin at 2:00 pm at 601 Klein Street. Built for a favored daughter, Susan, by the Klein’s who lived next door at Cedar Grove, the home features pierced columns with symbols of love and marriage.
This presentation will begin at 3:00 pm at 1302 Adams Street. The Cobb House is a Greek Revival home purchased by the Sisters of Mercy in 1860 and served as barracks between 1862 and 1864. The Cobb House is part of the Southern Cultural Heritage Center.
This presentation will begin at 4:00 pm at 1114 First East Street. One of the region’s most historic homes, the three-story mansion built by skilled slave labor was used as a hospital for both Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.
The pageant will begin at 6:00 pm at the Vicksburg Mall, 3505 Pemberton Square Boulevard. Everyone who participates will receive a trophy and a crown. For more information on the pageant visit www.pageantinfo.com.
Live entertainment will begin at 6:00 pm at Walnut Hills, 1214 Adams Street. For more information please call 601-638-4910 or visit www.walnuthillsms.com.
The concert will begin at 8:00 pm at the Ameristar Cabaret Lounge, 4116 South Washington Street. For more information call 601-638-1000 or visit www.ameristar.com/vicksburg.
Sweet Trouble will play live beginning at 9:00 pm at Lady Luck Casino Lone Wolf, 1380 Warrenton Road. For more information call 601-636-7575 or visit www.ladyluckvicksburg.com.
THE OFFICIAL TOURISM RESOURCE FOR THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI