Vicksburg http://wmuk.org en Vicksburg Old Car Festival Still Rollin' After 34 Years http://wmuk.org/post/vicksburg-old-car-festival-still-rollin-after-34-years <p></p><p>34 years ago, Skip Knowles decided it was high time to drive some attention to his adopted home of Vicksburg. And I do mean "drive."</p><p>"I've always had old cars and attended shows, and you know Vicksburg's kind of a unique little town that's not on the way to anywhere," says Knowles. "I decided we needed something to bring people to town to see what we had down there. So I thought, ’Well we’ll do a car show.’"</p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Erin Williams 14870 at http://wmuk.org Vicksburg Old Car Festival Still Rollin' After 34 Years The Vicksburg Quilt Trail Forges A Path Of History And Local Color http://wmuk.org/post/vicksburg-quilt-trail-forges-path-history-and-local-color <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Traditionally, quilts can be found draped across beds or chairs, or as historical and artistic markers that are framed and hung in museums.</span></p><p>But in Vicksburg, a small village just south of Kalamazoo, 24 colorful plywood quilts hang proudly on sides of barns and buildings for all to see.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:51:05 +0000 Erin Williams 12591 at http://wmuk.org The Vicksburg Quilt Trail Forges A Path Of History And Local Color