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Monthly archive for October 2017

Halloween Egg Hunt & Trunk or Treat

Halloween Egg Hunt & Trunk or Treat On Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 3 pm, the Yazoo Parks and Recreation Commission presents their 2nd Halloween Egg Hunt & Trunk or Treat! The event will be held at the Wardell Leach Park at 500 W 15th Street, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Children age 1 – 12 can participate in the Halloween Egg Hunt. Members and organizations of the community which would like to participate by bringing a vehicle, table, or tent to the Trunk or Treat to give away candy are welcome. For more information, please contact Sedric Hudson, Sr., Parks & Recreation Director, at 662-763-8087.

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Nightmare at Signaturez Halloween Costume Party

Nightmare at Signaturez Halloween Costume Party Join the fun Saturday, October 28, starting at 8 pm! ‘Nightmare at Signaturez’ Adults Only Halloween Costume Party will take place at Signaturez Restaurant, 224 S Main Street, in Yazoo City! 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded for best costume! Sound by DJ Subb! $10 Admission. For more information call 662-571-3519.

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Trick or Treat Yazoo

Trick-or-Treat Yazoo Wednesday, October 31, 2018 – 4 pm-6 pm Children 10 years of age or younger, in costume. Merchants will be dressed for Halloween fun! Lots of treats and family fun (and maybe a few tricks, too)! Come enjoy Halloween in Yazoo City! Sponsored by: People Who Love Yazoo Check out the list below for list of participants (Coming Soon) ALSO Adult Costume Party to follow, starting at 6 pm, at the No Smoking Smokehouse, sponsored by the Yazoo Arts Council and the No Smoking Smokehouse! The Yazoo Arts Council presents The Art of Storytelling: The Witch of Yazoo Come dressed to compete in the Costume Contest! Prizes will be awarded! For more more information on either event, call Brenda at 662-746-7676, the No Smoking Smokehouse at 662-751-8886, or Holly with the Yazoo Arts Council at 662-746-7776

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Yazoo Delta Half Marathon and 5K

Yazoo Delta Half Marathon and 5K The Preservation Yazoo Foundation announced their Yazoo Delta Half Marathon! The race is Saturday, November 4th, 2017, in Yazoo City and includes a Half Marathon and 5K. Website for info and online registration of participants and volunteers: http://yazoodeltahalfmarathon.racesonline.com Hosted by Preservation Yazoo Foundation The Yazoo Delta Half Marathon and 5k is a fundraising event for Preservation Yazoo. The half marathon course will offer a tour of many of the historic sites in Yazoo City, including the Witch’s Grave, made famous by Willie Morris in his book Good Ole Boy. The course is mostly flat, with one hill around the halfway point. After the race plan to stay around for great food, live music, and cold drinks! Check out the Preservation Yazoo Foundation’s page on Facebook.  

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A Blues Party at Signaturez

A Blues Party at Signaturez Don’t miss Rashad the Blues Kid on Saturday, November 11, 2017, starting at 9 pm at Signaturez Restaurant, 224 South Main Street, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact 662-571-3519 or 662-763-5433

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Mix & Mingle

Mix & Mingle A third Thursday networking event series in Yazoo!   When: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday Where: Host locations announced at Yazoo Chamber page on Facebook Time: 5:30 – 7:30 PM Currently Scheduled Dates: May 17, 2018 – hosted by Heart of Hospice June 14, 2018 – hosted by Martha Coker July 19, 2018 – hosted by The Pointe August 16, 2018 – hosted by the Triangle Cultural Center September 20, 2018 – hosted by C-Squared Event Center October 18, 2018 – November 15, 2018 – December 20, 2018 – Description: The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce proudly presents a new networking event series, “Mix & Mingle.” Chamber members and the public are welcome to attend FREE, are encouraged to bring a guest and to encourage non-members to join the Chamber. The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce is a 501c 6 non-profit, voluntary organization of business and professional members

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Yazoo County Fair

Yazoo County Fair Celebrating Our 90th Year! October 12 – Oct 20, 2018 The Yazoo County Fair, since 1928, celebrates its 90th Annual Event in Yazoo County in 2018! The Yazoo County Fair Association has lots of special 90th-Anniversary fun planned for their visitors this year, including Free 90-year balloons, a limited edition 90th-anniversary t-shirt that will be available for purchase, and a petting zoo! All three matinee open times during the 2018 Yazoo County Fair will include a petting zoo for even more kid-friendly fun! Known as the second-oldest county fair in Mississippi, admission price includes FREE parking and unlimited rides on all rides!  With lots of rides, fun, games, food, local art and canning exhibits, and more, the Yazoo County Fair is a great way to enjoy fall in Mississippi with the whole family. Make your plans now to attend.  We’ll see you at the fair! For more information,

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Free Tour of Glenwood Cemetery

Antique Days Presents FREE Tour of Glenwood Cemetery Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00 am at Glenwood Cemetery Happy October! This time of year always brings with it fall colors, cooler weather, hunting season, fun at the Yazoo County Fair, the annual Ag Days event, and many calls to our office about tours to see the Witch of Yazoo grave and Glenwood Cemetery. It’s an exciting time… but visitors are usually limited in ways they can tour Glenwood, which was voted in a 2012 poll on Huffington Post as the 2nd “Spookiest Cemetery in the US.” Tours must be scheduled in advance and are usually held with groups of 20 or more. This year, interest in the legend promises to be even more profound. On October 14 at 10:00 p.m., the Travel Channel’s series “Most Terrifying Places in America” will air an episode that details the legend. Be sure to mark

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Ag Days

Ag Days Yazoo Saturday, October 19 – 20, 2018 at the Triangle Cultural Center, (the Old Main Street School) 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Don’t miss the fun at the Preview Party on Friday, October 20th, starting at 6:00 PM at the No Smoking Smokehouse! Enjoy live music by Carl Acuff, Jr. & Band and experience a Pig Roast by Yazoo County’s “Chairmaker to the Stars” Mr. Greg Harkins! Tickets for the Preview Party are $25. Contact Phyllis Haynes at 662-590-5415 for more information. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the traditions of yesteryear. Step back in time in Yazoo City. Dayton Scoggins, a world champion chainsaw sculptor, will be at Ag Days Yazoo on Oct. 20th at the Triangle Cultural Center, 332 North Main, Yazoo City, Ms. Children of all ages love to watch him turn a wood log into a wonderful piece of art using

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Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017

Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017 The Yazoo Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center. The Yazoo Historical Society is getting an award from the National Daughter of the American Revolution to be given by the local DAR chapter! The YHS will also be giving an award to the winner of the History Writing Contest held in the spring in association with the Yazoo Herald. The Yazoo Historical Society will be electing new officers and Board of Directors for the next 3 years. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. This is the time for current members to renew their membership and a great time for interested people to join! Financial contributions from members help to support the preservation of the local history in Yazoo County to include maintenance of the Sam Olden Historical Museum. The Yazoo Historical

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