Thursday, September 8, 2011
All Aboard Sculpture
It's back! The All Aboard! Sculpture Exhibit will be
on display September 9-26 at the Hattiesburg Train
Depot, with an opening reception on Sept. 9, 5:30-7
The exhibit will be
open every Wednesday-Saturday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. through Sept. 26.
Fall Art Walk
Join us for art, live
music, food & family festivities at the Fall Art
in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg on Saturday, Oct.
8, 4-9 p.m.
Artists interested in participating should email
Facebook event for full details.
September 11 Memorial
Twisted Steel Memorial
10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist
attacks, the City of Hattiesburg and The University
of Southern Mississippi will receive a tremendous
memento of that event: two steel pieces from the
fallen World Trade Center twin towers.
7:45 a.m. The City of Hattiesburg and
Southern Miss will sponsor a
public memorial service at Reed Green Coliseum to
commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist
attacks and those who lost their lives that day.
General Jeff Hammond, who was nearly killed when the
Pentagon was attacked will deliver the keynote
For more information, contact Chinika Hughes-Hood, City of Hattiesburg Public Relations Coordinator, at
Downtown Haunted House
of 1000 Psychos
House of 1000 Psychos, located in the Forrest
Paper Company Building (511 E. Pine St.) in Downtown
Hattiesburg, is a brand new horror-based, haunted
attraction with movie quality costumes, props and
sets. Some props have actually been purchased from
the sets of popular horror movies.
Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday beginning
Sept. 22, and every night from Oct. 13 through
Halloween night, starting at 7 p.m.
General admission is $15 or purchase a PanicPass and
skip the line. A portion of proceeds is donated
annually to the Pink Ribbon Fund.
Live Music This Weekend
Boom Boom Room
Good Enough for Good Times, 9/9
John Mark, 9/9
Thomas Jackson, 9/10
Wes Lee, 9/8
Ralph, Nix & the Catfish Gospel, 9/9
Welch and McCain, 9/9
Double Play, 9/10
Godspell 3 and By the Fire, 9/11
Walnut Circle Grill
Meghan Stewart, 9/10
Downtown Hattiesburg Farmers Market
3 - 6 p.m.
Town Square Park
A Little Bit of This & That
- bread & pies, eggs, peas,
okra, squash, heirloom tomatoes, green beans, peppers,
corn, canned goods and so much more
Aunt Polly's Farm
- eggs and blueberry lemonade
Blue Tara -
organic, frozen blueberries and blueberry bushes
Cadillac Pig - Polish
sausage dogs with peppers and onions
Campbells - produce, preserved goods, boiled
- smoked tomato & chipotle salsa (hot), charred poblano
& tomato salsa (medium), roasted peppers verde, fresh
guacamole, tortilla chips, brownies
Cole Farms - tomatoes, squash, potatoes
Country Store & Bakery - from scratch baked goods
featuring locally produced ingredients
Craig Clark Apiary -
honey, honey sticks & honey candy
Dogwood Hollow Farm -
goat milk ice cream, goats milk soap & lotions
Downtown Kettle Corn - freshly made kettle corn
Fresh wheat, white and jalapeno bread, eggs,
tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant, granola, cookies,
G&M Goat Farm -
Now offering lamb meat! Plus goat dairy, soaps/lotions, tamales and meats
- vegetable, chicken,
beef, & pork tamales with salsa verde
- varietal gelato
- Black Eyed
pea caviar and many other delicious dips
Southbound Bagel - fresh baked foccacia and
Sunrise Garden Center
Tomato Syrup - sweet tomato syrup
Wallace Ferns & Foliage - big,
beautiful ferns and other bedding plants & shrubs
Next week, September 15,
will be the monthly Third Thursday celebration.
Mike Garner of Heritage Lawn & Garden will be at Main
St. Books talking about fall gardening! Plan to attend
to get all the information needed to start your own fall
vegetable garden. Seminar will start around 4 p.m. at
Main Street Books.
Any artists or
crafters that are interested in setting up a booth at
the farmers market for the rest of the 2011 season
please contact Anna at
Events Around Downtown
United Way of South Mississippi Campaign Kick-off
Make reservations by calling 601-545-7141. Admission
to Kick-off is free, but school supplies will be
collected at the door to be donated to children in
All Aboard! Sculpture Exhibit Hattiesburg
Reception 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Exhibit will remain open through September 28.
Hattiesburg Story Time
Hattiesburg Public Library
Stennis Institute for Government, First
Impressions Report to the Community
Hattiesburg City Council
A Night at the Bayou
with Chef Stu
Depot Coffee House & Bistro
Cajun Dinner and Beer
Pairing with Bayou Teche Brewing from Amaudville,
LA. SOLD OUT. For details, visit the
Depot on Facebook
Sacred Heart Seafood Jamboree
Sacred Heart Church (Walnut Street & Southern
Saturday (9/24), 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday (9/25), 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring a Long
Leaf Trace 5-K run, sports lounge, rock wall,
dunking booth, and seafood galore.
Live music by The Americanos, King Fridays, and the
Sacred Heart CYO Band
Historic Mobile Street Renaissance Festival
Featuring amateur boxing, live blues, children's
vilage & carnival, BBQ cook-off, gospel, hop show,
youth stage and bike show. For details, visit
MS Children's Home Services Wine Tasting & Silent
The Venue at The Bakery Building
This event supports the region's primary emergency
placement shelter for abused, runaway, neglected and
homeless children ages 9-17.
For details, visit the
At the Saenger
30th Anniversary, 6 p.m.
Tickets: $12 - $15
Hattiesburg Concert Band, 3 p.m.
Leon Redbone, 7:30 p.m.
Click for complete Saenger schedule
It's not too early to think about Thanksgiving! Let The
Pastry Garden at Gordon Creek in Downtown Hattiesburg do
your cooking. They are now taking orders for full
Thanksgiving meals, pies, cakes & casseroles, as well as
booking Christmas parties.
HHDA Membership Information
HHDA invites you to join us to advance
our vision for the Historic Downtown District.
This vision encompasses thriving retail and service
businesses, arts enterprises and museums, entertainment
venues and both professional and governments offices.
All in a setting of restored historic building and new
Who can make this happen?
Downtown supporters and volunteers--people just like you
who share the vision for a thriving central business
district. Be a part of something wonderful in
2011, join today!
Want to know more? Visit
Hattiesburg Downtown Association online. Click on
Membership, then click on Become a Member.
There's sure to be a level that suits your budget.
For additional information, call (601) 583-4329.
Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association is a private,
non-profit membership organization, funded in part by
The City of Hattiesburg and Forrest County along with
support from Promotion Partners and dues-paying members.
Hattiesburg is an official MS Main Street Community and
a member of the National Trust for Historic
Preservation, Main Street Network.
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