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Annual Events

17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Presented by The Yazoo Herald and Yazoo Parks & Recreation When: Friday, March 30, 2018, 10 am to 12 Noon Where: Wardell Leach Recreational Complex, 500 W 15th Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi What: Easter Egg Hunt including visits from the Easter Bunny, Music, and Food Vendors For: Children ages 1-12 accompanied by an adult Details: The Yazoo Herald and Yazoo Parks & Recreation present the 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, March 30, 2018, from 10 am to Noon at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex on 15th Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi. There will be music, food vendors with food for sale. The Easter Bunny will be joining us to meet all the boys & girls who participate in the egg hunt so be sure to bring your camera! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children will be divided into 4 age-appropriate groups: Walking

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Trick or Treat Yazoo

Trick-or-Treat Yazoo Tuesday, October 31, 2017 – 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 flyer below for list of participants ALSO Adults Only Costume Contest to follow, starting at 6 pm, at the No Smoking Smokehouse! Bring a covered dish to share. Prizes: 1st – $50, 2nd – $30, 3rd – $20 For more more information on either event, call the No Smoking Smokehouse at 662-751-8886 or Brenda at 662-571-9106

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Yazoo County Fair

2017 Yazoo County Fair October 13 – October 21, 2017! The Yazoo County Fair, since 1928 and known as the second-oldest county fair in Mississippi, has announced their dates for 2017. As always, 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, visit the official Yazoo County Fair page on Facebook!   2017 Yazoo County Fair 203 Hugh McGraw Drive (aka Airport Road) Yazoo City, Mississippi Dates – October 13-21, 2017 2017 Yazoo County Fair Schedule Friday October 13-Saturday October 21 Friday, October 13 –  6pm-11pm $12 Saturday, October 14 –  11am-3pm $8* *Fair Completely shuts down from 3pm til 6pm Saturday,

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Antique Days

Antique Days 2017 Saturday, October 21, 2017 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 to see: Old hit & miss engines, Gristmill grinding yellow or white corn, Antique tractor show and parade at 11 AM, Beautiful handmade arts & crafts, Fresh cane syrup and Yazoo honey, Free buttermilk biscuits, Blacksmith demonstrations, World’s largest Red Flyer Wagon, Bigger Kids Zone, Dr. William Thompson, winner of the 2016 Antique Days Kibbee Contest, will be selling Kibbee in

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Lindsey Lawn Summer Fest

14th Annual Lindsey Lawn Summer Fest Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM Free Food, Live Music, Jumbo Slide, and MORE! at Lindsey Lawn Apartments 121 Lindsey Drive Yazoo City, Mississippi Presented by the Big Brother & Big Sisters of Lindsey Lawn Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Yaz Summer Blast

Yaz Summer Blast presented by the City of Yazoo City June 29 – July 1, 2018 Free Admission • No Glass • No Coolers • No Tents Yaz Summer Blast “Moves & Grooves” July 4th Celebration 7 PM Nightly • Fireworks Nightly Bands: Bridget Shields Henry Rhodes Mike Rob Dr. D Eddie Cotton & More! Friday, June 29 7:00 pm – Wardell Leach Park Glow Night Saturday, June 30 10:00 am – Class Reunion Parade (Download Entry Form) 7:00 pm – Downtown Yazoo City “Moves & Grooves” Sunday, July 1 7:00 pm – Downtown Yazoo City The Finale Yaz Summer Blast Moves & Grooves Scavenger Hunt Starts: Friday, June 29, at 10:00 am Ends: Sunday, July 1, at 5:00 pm The list will be posted at 128 E Jefferson Street. Must provide proof of each of 10 items required. A tented area will be set up on Main Street during Yaz

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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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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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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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Yazoo County Area Job Fair

Looking for a JOB? Make your plans now to attend the 16th Annual Yazoo County Area Job Fair Tuesday, May 8, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the National Guard Armory 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 This event is FREE and open to the public. For additional information or help with your resume, contact your local WIN Job Center. For locations, visit online at mdes.ms.gov For a list of employers who will be present, visit Yazoo County Area Job Fair 2018. Yazoo County Area Job Fair Set for May 8, 2018 Yazoo County partners to connect employers with employees YAZOO CITY, MS – If you are looking for a job, you should attend the Yazoo County Area Job Fair from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the National Guard Armory, 2201 Gordon Ave, Yazoo City. This job fair will provide you with access

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