Upcoming Events

 

 

 2017 Miss Mississippi Pageant (June 21-24)

Preliminaries (June 21-23) and Pageant (June 24) starts at 8pm.  Tickets are SOLD OUT.

contact:
Miss Mississippi Pageant
Physical address:  820 S. South St..
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 742
Vicksburg, MS 39181
Phone:  601-638-6746
missmiss@wave2lan.com

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4th Annual Ritz on the River – Thursday, July 13, 2017

Sponsored in part by:
Ritzy Sponsor: MUTUAL CREDIT UNION

Tuba Sponsors: Lady Luck Casino, Loft’s at First National Luxury Apartments

Treble Sponsors: Ameristar Casino and Hotel, C SPIRE, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, Riverwalk Casino*Hotel, Trustmark National Bank, Scott Robbins Physical Therapy, Vicksburg Convention & Visitors Bureau, Vicksburg Insurance Agency, The Vicksburg Post, Waterview Casino & Hotel, WLBT

On Thursday, July 13th, Vicksburg will celebrate the Golden Age of Glitz, The Roaring 20th Anniversary of the Vicksburg Convention Center (VCC). We will welcome the Downtown Band from Nashville, TN. The Downtown Band is an award winning high-energy 10-piece, dance-driven band, which delivers top quality live entertainment. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm /Show will begin at 8pm. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 10. Dinner show tickets are available $50 (advance purchase only) and general admission show tickets are $10 in advance, $15 day of show. Dinner will be served at 6:30pm and show begins at 8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 or the Vicksburg Convention Center Box Office. Tables can be reserved for dinner show only with group purchases of 10 and special sponsorship opportunities are available. A portion of the proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg. They are dedicated to community improvement by meeting the needs of children, youth, and families. Helping children and making a difference in their lives is the principle on which Junior Auxiliary was founded.

We encourage attendees to wear their fun 20’s attire as they arrive in a room from a nostalgic theme of the Golden Age of Glitz. There will be many surprises as we celebrate the milestone 20th Anniversary of the VCC.

Voted “BEST LIVE BAND in TENNESSEE” and “TOP 10 LIVE BANDS in UNITED STATES” by The Industry Expert Awards! The Downtown Band has opened for Elton John, Robin Thicke, Bryan Adams, Lana Del Rey, Kevin Costner, Neil Young and Tom Jones, among many others. The Downtown Band showcases three award-winning lead singers and boasts some of the best musicians in the industry. Members of the band have performed in over 40 countries and for celebrities including Steve Forbes, Lionel Richie, David Letterman, Carrie Underwood, Jay Leno, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman, consistently exceeding the expectations of their discriminating clientele. The Downtown Band’s explosive backbeat, soulful renditions, and powerful horn section have helped establish this band as the standard to make any special event a smashing success. This group is fronted by the strong vocal talents of Justin Caldwell, an accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and composer. Caldwell has toured internationally in over 30 countries as a solo entertainer, and written award-winning original music for film and TV.

We take pride in going beyond expectations to provide top quality entertainment and events for the community. For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Elyce Curry or Annette Kirklin at 601.630.2929.

We encourage attendees to wear their fun 20’s attire as they arrive in a room from a nostalgic theme of the Golden Age of Glitz.  There will be many surprises as we celebrate the milestone 20th Anniversary of the VCC.

The Downtown Band showcases three award-winning lead singers and boasts some of the best musicians in the industry. Members of the band have performed in over 40 countries and for celebrities including Steve Forbes, Lionel Richie, David Letterman, Carrie Underwood, Jay Leno, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman, consistently exceeding the expectations of their discriminating clientele. The Downtown Band’s explosive backbeat, soulful renditions, and powerful horn section have helped establish this band as the standard to make any special event a smashing success.  This group is fronted by the strong vocal talents of Justin Caldwell, an accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and composer.  Caldwell has toured internationally in over 30 countries as a solo entertainer, and written award-winning original music for film and TV.

We take pride in going beyond expectations to provide top quality entertainment and events for the community.  For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Elyce Curry or Annette Kirklin at 601.630.2929.

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A Magical Summer Day on July 25

On Tuesday, July 25, the Vicksburg Convention Center (VCC) and VenuWorks of Vicksburg will continue our 20th anniversary celebration by hosting A Magical Summer Day featuring Magician and Comedian, Dorian LaChance. The VCC is proud to offer two magic shows at 10:00 a.m. for child care centers and a family showing at 6:00 p.m. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. for the earlier show. Tickets are $5.00 per child and include a special treat. Our evening family show will open 5:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for ages 12 and under, and FREE for children ages 3 and younger. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 1 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, at the VCC box office, or by calling 800-745-3000.For advance group tickets call Sue Bagby at 601-630-2929.

Dorian LaChance is a magical specialist who will both entertain and educate. He incorporates comedy, magic, and puppets to create a totally unique, one-of-a-kind, educationally significant program that each child will NEVER forget! His program will provide 40-50 minutes of laughter-packed magic, comedy, puppets and fun! Plus, there is tons of HILARIOUS audience participation! Every movement, every moment has been precisely planned and packed with action, magic, music, and laughter. Imagine how much fun you’ll have watching every face howling with laughter. Deb Mitchell from the Warren County – Vicksburg Library had this testimonial to share:

“Your show was wonderful. It was well written and put together beautifully. The sound effects, your personality, and showmanship made it spellbinding for the children. Excellent live entertainment. The effort you put into developing the show really came through in the finished product. Hip-Hip-Hooray for Dorian the Magician.”

We take pride in going beyond your expectation to provide top quality entertainment and events for the community. For more information please contact Sue Bagby or Elyce Curry at 601.630.2929.

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