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Upcoming events

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Today, 7 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Local cosmetologist Tabbotha Adams-Jones and E.F. Young Manufacturing will host a summer hair fashion show, "International Shades of Beauty," at the Quality Inn in Meridian, 1401 Roebuck Drive. Call 482-3770. Tickets are $10.
June 24-27 Summer Youth Camp at Camp Waukaway near Laurel. For camp registration or information, call Frankie Herrington at 737-8460.
June 29, noon The Meridian Community College Community Band will present a patriotic concert at Bonita Lakes Mall. Call band director Carey Smith, 484-8637.
June 29, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Victorian Tea Party at Merrehope, 905 Martin Luther King Drive in Meridian. Limited seating, $15 per person. Call 483-8439 for information and reservations.
June 29, 7 p.m. "Harvest of Harmony" concert featuring the Meridian Barbershop Chorus, Heyday, Brick Street Barbershop Quartet and Alabama Jubilee Barbershop Chorus at the McCain Theatre on the campus of Meridian Community College. Tickets are $10. Call Kay Dufour, 484-4689.
July 4, 7:30 p.m. Cellular South 4th of July Pops Concert featuring the Meridian Symphony Orchestra performing patriotic music. The evening also features speeches, a fireworks display and a fly-over of Bonita Lakes by pilots from Naval Air Station Meridian.
July 8, 5:30 p.m. The Mississippi Arts Commission will hold a meeting on grant-writing and the commission's five-year strategic plan at the Meridian Little Theatre, Highway 39 North. To participate, call (601) 359-6030 or go to www.arts.state.ms.us.
July 1-31 Smithsonian Exhibit: "Produce for Victory: Posters on the American Home Front, 1941-1945" Display on World War II featuring artifacts, memorabilia and several of the Smithsonian's wartime images. Sponsored by the Memory Tree Foundation. For information, call 482-3685.
Aug. 1-3 Mississippi Junior Miss Program: Young women from around the state vie for the title of Mississippi's Junior Miss and the scholarships awarded. Preliminary events are on Thursday and Friday nights and the final events are on Saturday night. The winner represents Mississippi in America's Junior Miss Program. All events are in the Temple Theatre. Times and ticket prices to be announced. For information, call Hampton Thames at 483-2758.
Sept. 28-29 The 9th Annual Collage Arts Festival will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the tree shaded Memorial Park facing the Mississippi Sound near downtown Pass Christian. Participating artists must pay a non-refundable registration fee of $50 by Aug. 1 or $65 thereafter. Fees must be accompanied by photographs or slides of the artists' work. Entries must be received by Aug. 15. For information, contact Betsi Burgess at (228) 452-2100 or e-mail: pccoc@datasync.net or visit www.passchristian.org/collage.
Sept. 28-29 The Mississippi Pecan Festival is taking applications for arts and craft booths for this year's festival. The 16th Annual Pecan Festival will be in Richton. For information, call (601) 525-3792 or (601) 964-8201 or write: Mississippi Pecan Festival, P.O. Box 630, Richton, MS 39476.

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