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Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 7
The entry fee is $20 for the first unit of each group, and $10 for each additional unit.
For more information, call Liz Coats at 693-2991.
Meridian Winds to perform Nov. 19
The Meridian Winds, an instrumental ensemble of adults and students, sponsored by Meridian Community College, will present a concert Sunday, Nov. 19, at 3 p.m. in the MCC auditorium. Dr. Carey Smith serves as director.
The concert will be dedicated to the memory of the first three directors of the Meridian High School Band Howard Lane, Houston Jenks and Eli Pacetti.
The concert is free and open to the public. A reception will be held afterwards.
Collector's Fair
Held at the Frank Cochran Center in Highland Park, the Collector's Fair is set for Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 19, from noon to 5 p.m.
Trees of Christmas set for Dec. 2-9
The 2000 Cellular South Trees of Christmas event, presented by the Meridian Restoration Foundation, will be held Dec. 2-9 at Merrehope and the F.W. Williams House. Daily tours are available, and a candlelight tour is scheduled for Dec. 8. For information, call 483-8439.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Craftsmen's Guild
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Craftsmen's Guild will present its semi-annual Fine Arts &Craft Show at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum in Biloxi. Show times and dates are Nov. 27-28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. People interested in participating or visiting our show may receive further information by contacting show chairman, Ellen Lindsey at (228) 831-1473, or e-mail mgccgsho@aol.com
CONCERTS
Philadelphia
Tickets may be purchased at the Silver Star box office by calling (800) 557-0711. All tickets are non-refundable. Must be 21 years or older to attend. The Silver Star Conference Center is a non-smoking facility.
Nov. 18, Merle Haggard, 8 p.m., TBD.
Memphis, Tennessee
Tickets available at Cat's Music, Piggly Wiggly, Pop Tunes (Collierville), Sound Shop (Dyersburg), and select SuperValu stores.
To charge by phone, call (901) 525-1515, Memphis. Tickets may also be purchased through Ticketmaster Online at www.ticketmaster.com
All events are held in Memphis, Tenn.:
Nov. 16, Steve Earle, 7 p.m., New Daisy Theatre, $20
Nov. 24-25, Widespread Panic, 7:30 p.m., Mid-South Coliseum, $25
Dec. 21, Jim Brickman with Donny Osmond, 8 p.m., Orpheum Theatre, $32.50, $42.50
Birmingham
To purchase tickets by phone call at (205) 458-8401 in Birmingham or (800) 277-1700 at Ticketmaster.
All events are held at Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala.
To purchase tickets by phone call at (205) 458-8401 in Birmingham or (800) 277-1700 at Ticketmaster.
Nov. 1-18, Phantom of the Opera, Concert Hall, prices range from $17.50 to $70
Nov. 11, Alabama Symphony and The Birmingham Children's Theatre Peter and the Wolf, 9:30 and 11 a.m., prices vary
Nov. 25-26, Great Southern Gun and Knife Show, North Hall, times and prices vary

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