Lions’ Summer Festival — the B&B — returns

By Deb and Doug Stafinski

After a two year hiatus, the Vicksburg Lions Club will be hosting its major fundraiser, the 47th Annual Summer Festival, at the Vicksburg Community Pavilion site on July 21-23. This event, better known as the B&B, features a variety of activities. Family night on Thursday offers free vision screening, crafts and games. On Friday the B&B opens at 11 a.m. for lunch and takeout service. The evening features an adult cornhole tournament and live music. Saturday starts with an adult horseshoe tournament, and the Vicksburg High School 50+ year alumni luncheon. Live music will wrap up the evening.

This is the Vicksburg Lions Club 69th year of service to the community. It has donated over $737,000 in support of state and local projects.

The schedule:
THURSDAY – B&B opens at 4 p.m.
Children’s Games & Crafts 6-8:30 p.m.
With Free Kidsight Vision Screening
Live Music Danny Jam 9 p.m.

FRIDAY – B&B opens for lunch at 11 a.m.
Adult Cornhole Tournament 6-9 p.m.
Live Music “Back Roads Band 8 p.m.-midnight

SATURDAY – B&B opens for lunch 11 a.m.
Vicksburg High School 50 + year Alumni Luncheon 11 a.m.
Adult Horseshoe Tournament 11 a.m.
Live Music “Fred Clark and Friends” 8 p.m.-midnight.

Thursday Night is Family Night and all ages are welcome. Friday and Saturday nights after 9 p.m. no one under the age of 21 will be allowed inside the festival site.

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