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Yearly archive for 2015

Christmas in Yazoo

Celebrate the Holidays in Yazoo Believe it or not…the holiday season will be here before you know it, and Yazoo is hard at work preparing to celebrate! Stay tuned for a great list of events and enjoy shopping, fun time with the family, and more! Remember to shop Yazoo this holiday season for those Unique, Boutique, & Thrifty gifts for everyone on your list! Past Christmas in Yazoo Events included: Holiday Open House and Trolley Ride Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 1:00-5:00 pm Shop Yazoo Christmas Thursday, November 19, 2015 Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 28, 2015 Christmas Characters and Pictures with Santa Sponsored by Baptist Medical Center Yazoo (tickets available beginning on November 1st) Saturday, December 12, 2015 Carols At The Courthouse and Carriage and Trolley Rides Saturday, December 12,2015 Shop Yazoo Christmas Event Thursday, December 17, 2015 Participating stores include: The Alleycat Gift Shop, Anderson’s Jewelry, Black’s Fabric

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Health-Tacular

Health-Tacular The 2015 HEALTH-TACULAR will take place Thursday, October 29, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pizza Inn / Baskin Robbins at 741 East 14th Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi. This event will feature: Door Prizes Food Appearances by “Yazoo’s Princesses” Elsie of Benton Academy, Talaysia of McCoy Elementary, and Area School Homecoming Queens and a Scary Costume Contest with 3 Grand Prize iPads! Entrants must register to win! Call Phil Sharma (Sponsor) at Pizza Inn / Baskin Robbins at 662-746-5700 or Gloria Elayne Owens (Coordinator) at 662-528-6050 for more details.  

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House of Tormented Fears

House of Tormented Fears Haunted House in Yazoo City Open October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2016! IT’S BACK! SOME THINGS DON’T STAY DEAD! YAZOO CITY’S 2nd ANNUAL HAUNTED HOUSE!! Learn More at www.facebook.com/tormentedfears or read the description below. HOUSE OF TORMENTED FEARS 1563 JERRY CLOWER BLVD YAZOO CITY, MS ADMISSION: $5.00 PER PERSON! (Children 4 and under are FREE) ****ALL CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT**** We are a PG-13 Haunted House! Ages need to be considered when coming to our haunted house! We welcome all ages and will not turn anyone away because of their age, but please consider what you and the children will see when walking through the haunted house! Parents use your judgment when considering letting your child/children come to our haunted house! There will be gruesome bloody scenes, monsters, clowns, ghosts, hanging body parts, people screaming, people jumping around popping out everywhere

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Yazoo County CVB Wins Another State Award

The Yazoo County CVB Wins Research-In-Action Award from Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Division (Visit Mississippi)   The Delta Region 2015 Mississippi Research‐in-Action Award goes to….  YAZOO COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU.  The CVB and county officials, including the tax collector, furnish data on a timely basis.  This entity takes a long‐term outlook on Tourism by hiring summer interns. Candidates must submit and present a handwritten, 3-page minimum, essay based upon research performed on a local tourism subject assigned by the Yazoo County CVB.

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Summer Blast

The City of Yazoo City presents Summer Blast July 3 – July 4, 2015 Cool Jams on a Hot Night Friday, July 3rd, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex 500 W 15th Street, Yazoo City The Melodic Sounds of Henry Rhodes & the Mo Money Band Sensational Pop Band “Chill” DJ “Lock Em’ Down” Class Reunion Parade Saturday, July 4th, 10:30am Main Street, Yazoo City Floats, Cars & Memories Reunite with Classes from 1944-2015 Download Registration Form to Participate Summer Sparks Saturday, July 4th, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex Enjoy the slow burn with DJ Hook House of Cards Band Fireworks Show Saturday, July 4th During the Summer Sparks Concert An event you don’t want to miss! Various vendors will be on site at each event, so be prepared for food, fun, drinks, and sweet treats! This is a weekend that no one will want to miss. Come out, enjoy and prepare

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Free Blues and BBQ at the Blue Front Cafe

Blues & BBQ at Unwind After 5 at the Blue Front Cafe The Bentonia Blues Festival related events kicked off early this year. The live music, food and more inside the Blue Front Cafe started Sunday night, June 14th, and has been going strong ever night since. In keeping with our tradition, the Yazoo County CVB is sponsoring tonight’s Blues and BBQ event, or what we like to call “Unwind After 5” at the Blue Front Cafe. The evening will feature live music by Deeb’s Blues of Canton, Mississippi, as well as others who will join in and jam along in the oldest juke joint still in daily operation in the state of Mississippi. Our sponsored free BBQ will start at 6pm and will last until it’s gone. Get there early! Of course, the free live blues will continue through the night leading up to tomorrow’s festival. Many have asked about

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Gospel Explosion

Gospel Explosion 2018 Sunday, May 27, 2018 4:30 pm Live Gospel Music at the New Zion Multi-Purpose Center 630 East 12th Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Tickets $20.00 in advance $25.00 at the door For more information, call 662.571.2269 Featuring: Lisa Knowles & The Brown Singers – Memphis, TN Rev. Andrew Cheirs & The Song Birds – Grand Junction, TN Anointed Brown Sisters – Tuscaloosa, AL Wilson Singers – Tchula, MS Kaiser Singers – Yazoo City, MS Revelation – Yazoo City, MS  Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Yazoo City July 4th Celebration

The City of Yazoo City presents three events celebrating Yazoo and the July 4th holiday! Friday, July 3, 2015 Motown Oldies Concert Featuring Henry Rhodes and the Mo Money Band at 8 pm on the grounds of the Triangle Cultural Center in downtown Yazoo City Saturday, July 4, 2015 Class Reunion Parade Time: 10:30am Classes from 1940 to 2015 from all Yazoo County Schools may participate (submit entry form on left to kwilliams@yazoocityms.us or by fax to 662-746-6506). Parade will travel through downtown Yazoo City on historic Main Street! Light Up the Night Fireworks Show Time: TBA House of Cards Band and DJ Hook at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex   Events sponsored by the City of Yazoo City, the Yazoo County CVB, and other local businesses and organizations. For more information or questions regarding the parade line-up, please call the City of Yazoo City at 662-746-3211.   Be sure to

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The Moving Wall

The Moving Wall Comes to Yazoo! The Moving Wall will be open to the public 24 hours a day from October 29 to November 2, 2015. Location: Intersection of Hwy 49 and SR 149 in Yazoo City 1490 E Broadway Yazoo City, MS 39194   THE MOVING WALL “The Moving Wall” is the half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the country for thirty plus years. When John Devitt attended the 1982 dedication in Washington, he felt the positive power of the “The Wall.” He vowed to share that experience with those who did not have the opportunity to go to Washington. John, Norris Shears, Gerry Haver, and other Vietnam veteran volunteers built The Moving Wall. It went on display for the first time in Tyler Texas in October 1984. Two structures of The Moving Wall now travel the USA from April through November,

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Panther Swamp NWR Kid’s Fishing Rodeo

6th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo hosted by Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Saturday, May 19, 2018   “Did you know kids spending time in nature: Builds Confidence, Promotes Creativity and Imagination, Teaches Responsibility, Provides Different Stimulation, Gets Kids Moving, Makes Kids Think, and Reduces Stress and Fatigue” (https://childmind.org/article/why-kids-need-to-spend-time-in-nature/)? The Panther Swamp NWR Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo is designed to provide children a chance to experience the outdoors and learn about fishing. Our goal is to instill a lifelong love of the great outdoors in our young people. This event provides opportunities for families to share fun and quality time together while participating in one of our nation’s favorite pastimes. The event is open to all children age 15 and under. Admission is free, however, participants are required to register onsite between 9 AM – 11 AM. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults may assist the children but

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