Community Calendar

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* Labor DayLabor Day

City offices closed in observance of Labor Day. City law enforcement and other public safety and emergency services will not be affected by the holiday closings.

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* Board of Alderman MeetingBoard of Alderman Meeting

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* Urban Forestry Advisory BoardUrban Forestry Advisory Board

Time: 10:00


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* Planning CommissionPlanning Commission

Time: 06:00


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* Historic Preservation Comm.Historic Preservation Comm.

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* Board of Alderman MeetingBoard of Alderman Meeting

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* Walk to End Alzheimers 5KWalk to End Alzheimers 5K

Time: 10:00

Join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s ® and join the movement to reclaim the future for millions. Alzheimer’s is the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death and a disease that devastates millions of families across the country. With your help, we will raise awareness and funds to advance Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Together, we are an unstoppable force in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Registration is FREE, but fundraising is encouraged. JOIN THE MOVEMENT and register as a team or an individual. registration opens at 9:00 a.m. and the Walk starts at 10:00 a.m. Location: Start/ Finish in front of the historic county courthouse. 2535 Hwy 51. S., Hernando, MS 38632 For more information about how you can get involved please contact the Alzheimer’s Association Mississippi Chapter office at 601.987.0020, or via email at ms-info@alz.org.

* Front Porch JubileeFront Porch Jubilee

Time: 11:00

This weekend is the Front Porch Jubilee! Saturday, Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. that night. A New Orleans-style jazz and gospel parade will assemble just off the courthouse square during the Hernando Farmers' Market at 11 a.m.. The parade will form on Memphis Street behind the DeSoto Times-Tribune newspaper and wind its way to Panola Street to the old Clifton Cotton Gin on South Street, adjacent to the old jail, where a day-long music concert will take place. The parade will feature vintage antique cars, floats and Mardi Gras-style participants. The festival, which is a fundraiser for the restoration and acquisition of the old Von Theater, will feature a variety of musical acts and pay tribute to international music figures like Nesbit's own Jerry Lee Lewis, who will be recognized for a lifetime of musical contributions along with the North Mississippi Allstars and the late Gus Cannon, who will be inducted in the Hill Country Music Hall of Fame. Actual performers include blues torch bearer Kenny Brown and a long list of performers, such as Sharde Thomas and the Fife and Drum Band, Garrison Starr, Lucas Leigh, Shannon McNally and Garry Burnside, Duwayne Burnside, the Brohamptons, Mississippi Stomp, Velvet Dogs, Lately David and a wide range of gospel acts, such as the North Mississippi Ministerial Gospel Chorus, the McKinley Family Singers, Fifth Sunday, Stars of Faith, Mister Adams and others. "People are coming all the way from Norway for this," Friends of the Von Theater President Steven Pittman said. "It's going to be a great event." Tickets are and children 12 and under are free. Ticket outlets: Chatham-Pittman Law Firm, Sweet Lorraine's Guitar Shop, Hernando Chamber of Commerce, Buon Cibo and other selected venues.

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