Oct. 2nd-6th Wayne County Fair Takes place at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. In preparation for the fair, the Mississippi State Extension Service's Wayne County Office will be offering different workshops for those that would like to make something to exhibit at the fair. For more details, call 601-735-2243.
Every Thurs. in Oct. Brown Bag Concert Series Takes place from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Hattiesburg City Hall Plaza at the Fountain. Brown bag lunches are $7.00 each. Visit the Hattiesburg Art Council's Facebook page, linked below the list of scheduled acts, for more details.
\ October 4: Charles Carter
\ October 11: Mississippi Coast Stompers
\ October 18: Southern Miss Steel Pan Combo
\ October 25: Kathi Jackson and Friends
Oct. 4th Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Class Starts at 5:30 p.m. located at the Mississippi State University Extension Service Wayne County Office. There will be a $20 fee for this class, which you can pay by check or money order on the night of the training. Call 601-735-2243 to preregister.
Oct. 5th Fall Garden Day Starts at 8 a.m. with registration at the Lamar County Multipurpose Complex in Purvis. The event includes a plan sale, seminars and more. For more details, call 601-794-3910.
Oct. 5th Laurel First United Methodist Church: First Friday Prayer Luncheon Starts at noon in the church's fellowship hall. The church is located at 420 North 5th Avenue.
For more details, call the church at 601-425-1474.
Oct. 6th-7th Providence Baptist Church: Bicentennial The 200th anniversary celebration includes live music; a message from Reverend Britt Williamson, a former long-time member; a complimentary catered meal; a historical walk through Providence’s cemetery and a tour through the church's facilities. For more details, call 601-582-8530.
Oct. 6th Oktoberfest Takes place from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church (2001 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg). There will be homemade apple strudel, German mustard, potato salad, brats and much more. Proceedebs benefit local and international missions.
Oct. 6th Reunion and Cemetery Cleaning at Mt. Pisgah Church Starts with a potluck-style luncheon at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Pisgah Church and Cemetery in Montrose, just off of Hwy. 15 outside of Laurel/Bay Springs area. Be sure to bring your photos and memories of past gatherings to share with others, old-timers and first-comers alike. For more details, call 601-456-0599.
Oct. 6th Manheim Mississippi: 5K Glow Run Starts at 4 p.m. with registration at the Southern Miss entrance of the Long Leaf Trace on the university's main Hattiesburg campus. The race starts at 6 p.m.
Registration fee is $15 or a new, unopened toy for children. Proceeds benefit the Hattiesburg Arc Kids. For more details, call 601-268-7550.
Oct. 13th Motorcycle Charity Ride for Pink Ribbon Fund Begins at Hattiesburg Cycles (6412 Hwy. 49). Registration is at 9 a.m., ride starts at 10 a.m. For more details, call 601-602-3151.