Senior American Day at the fair | Events
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The 11th annual Senior American Day at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds is set for Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Admission and parking are free for those 50 years of age and older, according to Trustmark Bank, which sponsors the annual senior day.
The Coliseum doors open at 9:30 a.m. for attendees to visit exhibit booths. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., flu shots will be administered by the Mississippi State Health Department outside the Coliseum entrance.
A live variety show will be held in the Mississippi Coliseum beginning at noon.
The show includes:
- The Four Freshman – this is the current version of one of the top vocal groups of the 1950s. The original group is famous for hits such as “Graduation Day” and “Mood Indigo.” Today, the group is an award-winning jazz ensemble.
- Guy Hovis – renowned television performer and entertainer.
- Raphael Semmes and the Mississippi Live! Orchestra – playing big band favorites from the past.
- Jerry Puckett – this well-known Mississippi guitarist will be performing music from his upcoming gospel album.
- Special Guest Mary Margaret Roark – Miss Mississippi 2011
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