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Every day in Vicksburg holds the opportunity for something new. We host a variety of special events throughout the year from art & crafts shows to the nationally recognized Old Car Festival.
1. Special Events
The Vicksburg Deport Museum has more than 10,000 historical and genealogical items in its collection and maintains a historic village of buildings important to the development of Vicksburg and the south Kalamazoo county region. The museum hosts several Saturday events called "Museum Days." These events cover a host of topics from the Civil War to model railroading.
the Historic Village and Depot Museum will be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays May through December. Most of the buildings, including the museum, one-room school house, Commercial-Express print shop and restored caboose should be open for public visits.
For more information about the Vicksburg Historic Village and museum activities, visit www.vicksburghistory.org.
2. Annual Events
May 9, 2015: Annual Vicksburg Hearty Hustle 5K Run & Walk in its 26th Year!. Race starts at Vicksburg Stadium, 501 E. Highway (High School).
Pre-registration Friday night at Sunset Lake Elementary 4:30-7:00 pm or register Saturday morning 7:30-8:30 am (additional fee) at the VHS Stadium, 5K Run and Walk 9:00 am, Fun Walk 9:02, Baby Bolt 10:00, Awards 10:15. Any questions, call 321-1022.
You can also go directly to www.signmeup.com/91307 to register.
Vicksburg Old Car Festival
June 12-13, 2015: This is Vicksburg's biggest event of the year. Hundreds of classic cars and hot rods. Thousands of visitors. Entertainment begins on Friday evening with 50-60s music and a "cruise". Saturday its the car exhibition and judging plus live entertainment, a swap meet & flee market, the annual Clark Park arts & craft show, Library Book sale, Gas & steam engine show at the Vicksburg Historic Museum grounds and much, much more...Interested in entering a car?
We kick off with a cruise night on Friday night from 6:00-10:00pm. Cars and friends come to gather and get ready for the big car show on Saturday. A great night with a DJ and oldies music for old and young
Saturday morning cars come from all over to be in this family-fun Car
Festival. Show runs from 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. with trophies being awarded at 3:30.
- Cost to pre-register your car is $10.00 before May 20th and $15.00 the
day of the show.
- We have live entertainment all day, peoples choice car
awards. 1,000+ cars come to this event. Special guests to be announced.
- An award winning Gas and Steam engine show takes place in our own Historic
Village with working engines and lots of information on these vintage
machines. And always a special display or invited guests to make it a fun
- The Clark Park Arts & Crafts show takes place in conjunction with the Old Car Festival on Saturday from 9:00-4:00pm.
This is a free event! Everyone welcome to come and enjoy a nice summer weekend in downtown Vicksburg. For more information, visit visit VicksburgOldCarFestival.com for online registration forms for these events.
3. Local Meetings and Recurring Events
Bronson Vicksburg Hospital will host a community blood drive the first Thursday in the months of March, June, September and December from 3-8 p.m. Bronson Vicksburg Hospital is located at 13326 N. Boulevard Ave. No preregistration is necessary.
Boy Scout Paper Drive
The 1st Saturday of each month, the local Boy Scout Troop #251 offers newspaper and telephone book recycling from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Richardson Street south of the railroad tracks.
Vicksburg District Library Bridge Club meets every Tuesday from 9:30-11:30 am.
Ladies Library Auxiliary
Vicksburg Ladies Library Auxiliary meets the 1st Friday of September, October, November December, March, April & May from 1-2:30 pm at the Library.
Lions Club Meetings
Vicksburg Lions Club Meets every 2nd & 4th Monday @ 6:30 P.M. at the Vicksburg Community Center. Learn more
Vicksburg District Library Quilters Club meets monthly, call 649-1648 for schedule.
Certified Veterans Service Officer, Robert Barton, helps with navigating the VA Healthcare system at the South County Community Services Center from 9am - 1pm every Thursday. Call 649-2901 for more information.
Vicksburg Historical Society
The Vicksburg Historical Society regularly meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month May through November, 7 pm, at Vicksburg Museum, unless otherwise noted.
Vicksburg School Board Meeting
Vicksburg School Board meets at 7pm on the 2nd Monday of the month at the Administration Building.
The Village meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays each month at 7 pm at the Vicksburg District Library.
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