Antique Days


Antique Days 2014 will be Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 8:00 A.M. To 4:00 P.M. at the Triangle Cultural Center, (the Old Main Street School), 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi.




7:00 A.M. Crushing the sugar cane.

8:00 A.M. Start cooking the sugar cane.

John Weslie Crews will have a working bee hive with one glass side. Also handmade birdhouses and his wife is bringing her famous SALSA.

Arts and Craft Vendors will be set up on grounds.

Grist mill will be grinding white and yellow corn meal powered by hit and miss engine.

Two ice cream freezers will be hooked to old engine making homemade ice cream.

Lyle Wynn will be giving blacksmith demonstrations.

Greg Harkins and Bobby Rico will be selling their handmade knives and furniture.

10:00 A.M. KIBBIE Contestants must register at Registration Tent.

Childrens games start.

12:00 P.M. KIBBIE (KUBBIE) Cookoff~Send your entries to the judges.

Music in front of Triangle Cultural Center. Bring your lawn chair.

2:00 P.M. Kibbie prize awarded.

4:00 P.M. Drawing for the Bobby Rico knife.

Leo Beatty is coming with his sugar cane mill to make cane syrup at Antique Days. Crushing will start at 7:00 A.M. on Oct 25th and cooking of the syrup will start at around 8:00 A.M. It will take all day to cook the syrup and you can purchase the syrup at the end of the day in pints and quarts. Homemade
HOT BUTTERMILK BISCUITS will be made on site for your cane syrup.

An antique gristmill will be grinding and selling cornmeal all day Saturday.

Old hit and miss engines will be pumping water. One hit and miss engine will be hooked to two ice cream freezers and will be making homemade ice cream all that day. Also old tractors will be on display.

Lyle Wynn, professional showing artist and seasoned demonstrator, with the Ms. Forge Council will be demonstrate blacksmithing and sell some of his hand forged items. He is the resident blacksmith at Ms. Craftsman Guild Art Center in Ridgeland, Ms.

Greg Harkins with his handmade chairs and hot tamales will be there.
Bobby Rico will have his handmade knives. John Wesley Crews will have his working bee display with one side glass so you can see how the bees make honey and selling his Yazoo County honey.

Handmade crafts, local artists, and food vendors will be under tents on the grounds of the Triangle Cultural Center. A children’s train will be circling the grounds, games, and face painting will be that afternoon.

Also, a KIBBEE COOKOFF is being planned. KIBBEE is a middle Eastern dish enjoyed throughout world. No matter how you spell it, Kibbeh, Kibbe, Kibbie, Kibby, or Kubbie, it really tastes good. A Bobby Rico handmade knife will be awarded to the winner. Entry fee is $20.00. Also, Kibbee will be sold that day.

Chamber of Commerce will have a KUDZU 5K RUN and Fun Run this year to be held in conjunction with the Antique Days event.
Museum in the Triangle Cultural Center will be open that day. Baby Bell and his Friends will be performing outside in the afternoon.

Jason Smith is going to be playing at our Antique Days event on Oct. 25th.
He is a musician from Clinton, Mississippi specializing in Banza (gourd banjo) construction and performance. The banza is the African gourd ancestor of the modern banjo. I learned to build and play banzas from the late Scott Didlake, a pioneer in gourd banjo design and building. Look around and listen. Thanks for visiting and I hope to hear from you very soon!

Greg Harkins will be showing his handmade furniture and Hot Tamales. He will also be in the KIBBIE CONTEST. The Clarion Ledger Food Editor will do an interview with Greg Harkins about the KIBBIE CONTEST the middle of October.

For more information, call 662 590-5415 or email or visit



This project is partially funded by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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