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 14, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the National Guard Armory 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 This event is FREE to job-seekers 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 2019. EMPLOYERS: Download your registration form HERE. For more information about participating as an employer in the Yazoo County Area Job Fair, contact Adam Todd at 601-321-6154 or Cobie Collins at 662-571-5898 Yazoo County Area Job Fair Set for May 14, 2019 Yazoo County partners to connect employers with employees YAZOO CITY, MS – If you are looking for a job, you should attend the

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Panther Swamp NWR Kid’s Fishing Rodeo

7th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo hosted by Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Saturday, May 18, 2019   “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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Hallelujah Wang Dang Doodle

Hallelujah Wang Dang Doodle A FREE Good-Time Event in Yazoo City Memorial Day Weekend May 24, 25, 26, 2019 at Mary’s Happy Medium 123 West Broadway Yazoo City, MS Join Mary’s Happy Medium for the 2nd Hallelujah Wang-Dang Doodle good time on Memorial Day weekend! Live music and FREE FOOD while it lasts! Friday, May 25 – 8 pm – 11 pm – Seafood Buffet & music by Alfred Young! Saturday, May 26 – 8 pm – 11 pm – Chinese Buffet & music by Rock & Blues Revue Sunday, May 27 – 6 pm – 11 pm – Sunday Supper & music by Press Play 601! Sunday Supper Menu: Apple Baked Ham, Chicken & Dumplings, Meatloaf Supreme, Red Roasted Potatoes, Baked Cabbage, Succotash, Salad, and Dessert For more information, visit Mary’s Happy Medium (The Medium) on Facebook. Presented by Mary’s Happy Medium. Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County

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Back Home Again

Back Home Again 2019 May 24-26, Memorial Day Weekend Back Home Again Festival May 24 – 26, 2019 Friday, May 24th Welcome Home Meet & Greet 8pm-Until 206 Event Center 728 E. 8th Street, Yazoo City Saturday, May 25th Back Home Again Festival Campanella Park 800 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Yazoo City 5K Walk/Run Live Music Sporting Events Professional Wrestling Food Contests Free Concert Sunday, May 26 Maximus Wright presents “Soul Damage” the movie at 3 pm! (location TBA) Fashion Show Historic Tour Stay updated at the Back Home Again Festival 2019 event page on Facebook. For more information email stiffboy41@gmail.com or joethomas75@gmail.com Back Home Again Festival Schedule Saturday, May 25, 2019 6:30 am – Light breakfast and workout with Deloris Scott 7:00 am – Prayer with Pastor T. Williams, Tulane M.B. Church 5K Walk/Run for Lupus and Sickle Cell Awareness 8:00 am – Ubons Backyard Pitmaster Challenge

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Gospel Explosion

Gospel Explosion 2019 Sunday, May 26, 2019 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: George Dean & G4 – Memphis, TN Blest by 4 – Duncanville, AL Darryl Pettis & Take 2 – Memphis, TN Pastor  Douglas Noel & Friends – Hazelhurt, MS Kaiser Singers – Yazoo City, MS Unity – Toone, TN The Gospel Upsetters – Hattiesburg, MS  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 July 5 – July 7, 2019 Free Admission • No Glass • No Coolers • No Tents Yaz Summer Blast Soulful Vibes July 4th Celebration 7 PM Nightly • Fireworks Nightly Featured Bands: Eddie Cotton Karen Brown Press Play 601 Dave Mack High Frequency & more! Friday, July 5 Glow Night beginning at 7 pm at Wardell Leach Recreational Complex Saturday, July 6 Class Reunion Parade at 10 am through downtown Soulful Vibes beginning at 7 pm downtown Sunday, July 7 The Finale beginning at 7 pm downtown Parking Passes are available for handicapped and citizens 65+ from the City of Yazoo City  Yaz Summer Blast 4th of July Parade will be July 6, 2019, at 10:00 am. Sign up to be a part of the festivities today! Entry Form: Yaz Summer Blast is presented by the City of Yazoo City

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Bentonia Blues Festival

Bentonia Blues Festival Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Holmes Farm 313 Wilson-Holmes Road, Bentonia, Mississippi June 10-14, 2019 Blue Front Cafe Juke starts at 7 pm each evening Stay up-to-date with the latest announcements!  “Like” the Bentonia Blues Festival page on Facebook! The 2019 Bentonia Blues Festival will take place all day Saturday, June 15, at the Holmes family farm just north of Bentonia, Mississippi off Highway 49 North. The event will feature food and arts & crafts vendors, RV, and tent camping (fees apply), live music, and more. The Bentonia Blues Festival is a unique down-home style festival that runs on juke joint time… Times and order of performances are bound to change a bit. Relax and have a great time with us as we help to keep the Bentonia blues alive! The 47th Bentonia Blues Festival – June 10 – 15, 2019 – will be honoring the

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Yazoo Day 2019

Yazoo Day 2019 presented by YAZOO HOMETOWNERS’ CLUB, INC. SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FRIDAY – JULY 5, 2019 Registration – C-squared Event Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 a.m., until Hospitality – C-squared Event Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Record Hop – C-squared Event Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 – 12:45 a.m. SATURDAY – JULY 6, 2019 Registration – American Legion Hut Post 201 . . . . . . . . 10:00 – 1:00 p.m. National Meeting – American Legion Hut Post 201 . . . . . . . . 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Dinner/Program – L. T. Miller Community Center . . . . . . . . 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dance/BYOB – L. T.

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Holly Bluff Friends & Family Day

Holly Bluff Friends and Family Day Sunday, September 1st, 2019 (the Sunday before Labor Day) 9 am to 9 pm Miller’s Place in Holly Bluff, Mississippi The 10th Annual Holly Bluff Friends & Family Day is presented by Wyatt House Entertainment This family-friendly event includes: Free Food Live Performances Popcorn Snow Cones Jump Rope Contest Hula Hoop Contest Arts & Crafts Horse Rides Ping Pong Contest Money Walk BBQ Contest and many more activities! Dance Battle: Destructive Divas vs. Elite Prancing Jewels Face Painting by: Emily Schmidt Special Appearance by: Magicland Characters For more information, call Michael Wyatt at 214.680.7753 Not only are we having fun, but we are having fun with a purpose. Bring your family and friends to Holly Bluff! Holly Bluff Friends & Family Day 2019 is sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB

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Jerry Clower Festival

Jerry Clower Festival 2019 The 2019 Jerry Clower Festival will be Saturday, May 4, 2019, in historic downtown Yazoo City.  The 2019 Jerry Clower Festival will feature: • Arts & Crafts • Antique & Classic Car Show • Kidz Zone • Silent Auction • Lots of Delicious Food • LIVE Entertainment and SO MUCH MORE! DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS BELOW For additional information, please contact Brenda or Colon Johnston at 662-746-7676 Check out scenes below from past events, and make your plans now to attend! This project is partially funded by a grant from the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau 2019 Jerry Clower Arts & Crafts Flyer 2019 JCF Antique & Classic Car Show Registration JerryClower Impersonator Contest The weekend of May 3rd-4th is a great time to plan a visit to Yazoo! Check out the events below: Friday, May 3rd, 2019, 6:00 pm Yazoo Arts Council presents Center Player Community

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