Yazoo Day 2018

Yazoo Day 2018 “There’s No Place Like Home” The Yazoo Hometowners Club, Inc. – Chicago Chapter – presents Yazoo Day 2017 in Yazoo City on June 29 and June 30, 2018. Yazoo Day 2018 Schedule of Activities Meet & Greet/Registration Friday, June 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm Mary’s Happy Medium 123 W Broadway Yazoo City Complimentary light refreshments while they last Recognition Banquet Saturday, June 30, 2018 Reception 6:00 pm Recognition Awards Dinner 7:00 pm Ticket Cost: $60 Jevonne McCoy Elementary School Cafetorium 1835 School Drive Yazoo City Semi-Formal Attire For more info contact David Rozell at 312.576.8702 or Eddie B. Hines at PO Box 2311, Chicago, ILL 60690. Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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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 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 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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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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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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Veterans’ Day Parade

Yazoo Veterans’ Day Parade  Yazoo Salutes The Troops – Find us on Facebook! November 7, 2015 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Historic Downtown Yazoo City! Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Veterans’ Day Parade on Saturday, November 7, 2015. We would like to encourage individuals, businesses and organizations to enter a decorated float in the parade for veterans to ride. All floats need to have handrails installed and be ready for the parade by 10:45 a.m. that day. First, second and third place awards will be given for float decorations. Please register with the Chamber if you are entering a float in the parade. CLICK HERE FOR THE PARADE ENTRY FORM We would like to encourage homeowners and businesses to decorate their homes and businesses for the parade event. First, second and third place awards will be given for structure decorations. Decorations need to be on

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Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting The 93rd annual meeting and banquet of the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce is Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 6pm at the McCoy Elementary School Cafeteria.  World Champion turkey caller and entertaining outdoors speaker Preston Pittman has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the Late Show with David Letterman. On Nov. 21 he will be appearing in Yazoo City at the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Tickets are just $25 for an individual, with corporate tables available for $250, and include the evening’s meal.  Corporate tables and sponsors will enjoy a meet & greet with Preston.  The evening will also include a silent auction and door prizes. Contact the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce at 662.746.1273 or chamber@ycedd.com for more information or to purchase tickets.

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House Shop Yazoo for the Holidays Sunday, November 11, 2018, from 1 pm to 5 pm! Beat the big city traffic and the frustrations of over-crowded stores.  Shop Yazoo this Christmas season for unique, boutique & thrifty gifts for everyone on your list! Light Up Yazoo After Holiday Open House, be sure to join the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce on Main Street at 5:30 for a prize drawing, hot cocoa or coffee, cookies, and Light Up Yazoo! Scott Jones from Mississippi Photo Booths will be on Main Street with his Party Shack! Purchase a photo booth photo of yourself or your whole crew! The photo sales will benefit the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, so you know your dollars will go to a good cause! 2018 Christmas Open House Yazoo Holiday Open House- Sunday, November 11 Don’t miss the 2018 Yazoo Holiday Open House. Participating businesses kick off the Christmas

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