Plenty of frights in the Miss-Lou
Published 12:31 am Monday, October 29, 2012
NATCHEZ — The Miss-Lou is offering plenty of events this week for costumed children looking to rack up on candy, families hoping for a night of fall fun and everyone in between.
Carnivals and festivals kick off today with Trinity Episcopal Day School’s Halloween Carnival from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the high school.
Activities will include a haunted “hey” ride, costume competition, carnival games, cakewalk and face painting.
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Burgers and hotdogs will be available in the grove, and entertainment will be provided by the Funky Friars.
Tickets are $5 and are avail-able for pre-purchase in all school offices.
Wristbands that cover all activities can also be purchased by elementary students for $15 and middle and high school students for $20.
The Natchez Downtown De-velopment Association will host Trick or Treat for Little Feet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday on Main, Com-merce, Pearl and Franklin streets.
Everyone is encouraged to wear a costume, and children can walk from business to business collecting candy.
Parkway Baptist Church will have its annual fall festival from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The festival is free and will feature games, candy, hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones and cotton candy.
Jefferson Street United Methodist Church will have its annual family-friendly fall festival Wednesday, with fellowship and burgers and hotdogs at 5 p.m., then fun and games and more from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
The festival will feature carnival games, a space jump, cakewalk, a pie-baking contest and a pumpkin-carving contest. Anyone wishing to volunteer for a game booth, bake treats for the cakewalk or donate candy for prizes should call 601-442-3795.
Young’s Chapel Baptist Church in Vidalia will host its annual fall festival from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Hall.
Games and activities for all ages will be available, as well as refreshments. Fall pictures will be taken, and costumed festival-goers are welcome.
Calvary Baptist Church in Vidalia will have its fall festi-val from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday. The festival will feature candy, games and lots of fun for the family. For more information, call 318-336-5829.
First Baptist Church Natchez will host its fall festival at the church softball field from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Festival events will include a rock climb, super slide, games, candy, hayrides, food and drinks. The cost is $2. For more information, call 601-807-3570.
Trunk-R-Treat at First Baptist Church Vidalia will be from 6 pm. until 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Community Chapel Church of God on Oakland Drive will host its fall festival from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is $2.
Camelot Leisure Living in Ferriday will host a free fall festival from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday. The festival will feature games, food, face paint, a cakewalk, photo booth, candy, a haunted house and more.
Abundant Life Church’s fall family festival will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Wear your favorite non-scary costume. The event will include games, pony rides, candy, a costume contest, hayrides and face painting.
The church is located at 147 Lower Woodville Road.