Southern Heritage Classic schedule

September 10, 2011 -   Thousands lined up and down Park Avenue Saturday for the 2011 Southern Heritage Classic Parade. The Jackson State University Marching Band prepares to rock on. (Mike Maple/ The Commercial Appeal).

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September 10, 2011 - Thousands lined up and down Park Avenue Saturday for the 2011 Southern Heritage Classic Parade. The Jackson State University Marching Band prepares to rock on. (Mike Maple/ The Commercial Appeal).

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FRIDAY

Greek Showdown: 7 p.m. at LeMoyne-Owen College/Bruce Hall. A step show presented by the Memphis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Tickets $15 advance admission, $20 at the door. For tickets/information: Adrienne Dobbins at 901-603-9003, or e-mail adriennedobbins@ymail.com. Visit online at memphisalumnaedst.org

Classic Comedy Jam: Rickey Smiley's Laugh & Shout Experience featuring Rickey Smiley with Joe Willie & The Deuteronomaires. 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum, 203 S. Main. Tickets: $57.50 and $47.50 plus service fees. All seats reserved. Tickets at Ticketmaster outlets and Orpheum box office.

Classic R&B Concert: An encore classic performance of the O'Jays; with special guest comedian Jay Lamont. 9 p.m. at Harrah's Tunica/Event Center. Tickets: $58 plus service fees. All seats reserved. Tickets available at Ticketmaster outlets.

SATURDAY

Southern Heritage Classic Tailgate: 8 a.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium parking lot and Tobey Park. Food, music, fun. Premium Tiger Lane, RV/tailgating packages available at Ticketmaster outlets.

Ed "Too Tall" Jones Golf Classic: 8 a.m. The Links at Cottonwoods. $150 per person, includes greens fee and half-cart. 901-398-6655. Net proceeds to benefit the Southern Heritage Foundation. Sponsored by Harrah's Tunica. Click here for the registration form.

Classic Parade: 10 a.m. Presented by Orange Mound Parade Committee as a salute to the Southern Heritage Classic. Parade route along Park Avenue, from Haynes to Airways, featuring area high school marching bands. Call Claudette Boyd at 901-413-7109.

Classic Battle of the Bands: 10 a.m. Whitehaven High School Stadium. The competition features high school show bands with show-stopping dance routines. $7 in advance, $10 day of show, plus service fee. Tickets available at Ticketmaster outlets. For info: Walter Banks Jr.: walterbanksjr@aol.com or Andre Newsom: anewsom01@yahoo.com, or call 901-230-6973.

Classic Fashions & Brunch:11 a.m. at Memphis Marriott East/Cotillion Ballroom. "Puttin' on the Ritz" presented by National Coalition of 100 Black Women-Memphis Chapter. $50. Tickets: Bettye Boone at 901-831-8739. ncbwmemphis.org

Classic College Fair: At noon in Pipkin Building at Tiger Lane (Fairgrounds). Presented by Mayor A C Wharton Jr. and the city of Memphis Office of Youth Services. Regional college and university representatives on hand to provide information about attending college. Free admission. Entertainment, prizes, games. For more information, call 901-636-6264. Website: memphistn.gov.

Southern Heritage Classic Football Game: 6 p.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Jackson State vs. Tennessee State. Tickets $18, $33, $48 plus service fees. All seats reserved. Tickets at Ticketmaster outlets including Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium box office. For specific pickup/drop-off locations or for more information, call MATA 901-274-6282. matatransit.com

SUNDAY

Classic Catwalk & Hair Show: 3 p.m. Esplanade Complex, 901 Cordova Station. Tickets: $25 advance, $30 at the door. Tickets/info: 901-409-9740. E-mail tiffany.promo@gmail.com. Online: classichairshow.com

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Comments » 1

baseballJJ writes:

The SHC is great for the city and such but why have a service charge for tickets to a high school band tournament? What service are you paying for?

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