Locals enjoying the first night of "Third Thursday"

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Thursday night was the first night of the "Third Thursday" event in Downtown Meridian at the Dumont Plaza.

Family and friends gathered as they enjoyed live music, arts, and food from vendors around the area.

"Third Thursday" is sponsored by the Meridian Council for the Arts Mississippi Arts Commission, Paul and Sherry Broadhead Foundation, Mitchell Distributing and Magnolia Beverage Company.

This event will be every third Thursday at the Dumont Plaza until October, from 5 pm to 8 pm.