From press reports
The new season of “Mississippi Roads” premieres October 3 at 7 p.m.
featuring the Beth Eden Masonic Lodge in Winston County. “Mississippi Roads” gives viewers an insider’s guide to the towns, attractions, natural beauty and intriguing folks that make the Magnolia state so unique.
Chartered in 1856, the Beth Eden Masonic Lodge is the second oldest Masonic lodge still in use in Mississippi. Watch “Mississippi Roads” and find out why it is the only moon lodge in the state. Every year, on the third Saturday of October, the masons show their appreciation for the support of their wives and the community by hosting a Ladies’ Night at the lodge, a tradition going back over 75 years.
“Roads” gives a glimpse of the 2012 Ladies’ Night.
“Mississippi Roads” airs every Thursday at 7 p.m. on MPB TV. Host Walt Grayson and the “Roads” crew traverse the highways and back roads of the Magnolia State to uncover Mississippi’s hidden treasures. From quirky eateries to hidden waterfalls to talented local artists, viewers never know what Walt Grayson will uncover around the bend. Catch up on episodes at www.mpbonline.org/mississippiroads.
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