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Back Home Again

2017 Yazoo City Back Home Again Event May 26-27, Memorial Day Weekend Join us for lots of fun and excitement Memorial Day weekend in Yazoo City featuring Grammy Award-Winner Grady Champion! 3-on-3, Freethrow, 3-point, and Slam Dunk Contest Yazoo City Olympics Best Of Cook-Off: Barbecue Friend Fish Fried Chicken Wild Game Cakes and Pies Homemade Ice-Cream Car and Bike Show Live Entertainment Events Kids’ Talent Show DJs Gospel Stage Mr. & Mrs. Back Home Again Talent Show National Acts FOR Yazoo Back Home Again INFO PLEASE CONTACT through the Event Page on Facebook (click to visit). Stay tuned here and on the event page on Facebook for updates. Back Home Again Event Schedule Friday, May 26, 2017 beginning at 8 pm Mississippi Renaissance – Yazoo Night of the Arts Art, Book Signings, Soul Damage film preview, Artist Q&A at the Yazoo City Community Complex 516 East Canal Street Yazoo City, Mississippi hosted by Cyrus Webb

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Ole River Bass Club Wolf Lake Fishing Tournament

Bass Fishing Tournament Ole River Bass Club of Jackson, MS, is hosting a Bass Fishing Tournament in Yazoo County at Wolf Lake -Saturday, April 22, 2017! Bass Fishing Tournament Saturday, April 22, 2017 Wolf Lake, Yazoo MS First Daylight Start 2:00 pm Weigh In Entry Fee: $80 (per boat) ***Payout funds are derived from 80% of Total Entry fees not including Big Fish Pot funds*** Big Fish Pot (Optional): $20 (per boat) ***Both participants must be eligible (100% payout) *** For More Information or to get a registration form contact: Ole River Bass Club Website: www.oleriverbassclub.com Call: Ahmod Johnson, Tournament Director 601-951-7233 or download the Rules and Registration Form at the link below: Tournament Rules and Registration Form This event is sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Panther Swamp NWR Kid’s Fishing Rodeo

4th ANNUAL KID’S FISHING RODEO PANTHER SWAMP’S ANNUAL KID’S FISHING RODEO What a great time of year to get outside with the kids and fish! It’s the 5th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo. Grab your kids 15 and under then head out to Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The event is free of charge. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adults may assist the children, but are not allowed to fish until after the event closes at 1 pm. USFWS will stock the Headquarters Pond with catfish for the event. Registration begins at 9 am. Children can choose to participate in BB and Bow Shoot Activities or fish in the stocked pond. Fishing poles and bait will be provided. All children will receive a prize. Many thanks to our volunteers, community sponsors, and partners who make this annual event possible. Donations can

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Yazoo County Area Job Fair

Looking for a JOB? Make your plans now to attend the 15th Annual Yazoo County Area Job Fair Tuesday, May 9, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 2 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 2017. Yazoo County Area Job Fair Set for May 9, 2017 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 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the National Guard Armory, 2201 Gordon Ave, Yazoo City. This job fair will provide you with access to employers

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Jerry Clower Festival

Jerry Clower Festival 2017 The 2017 Jerry Clower Festival will be Saturday, May 6, 2017, in historic downtown Yazoo City.  The 2017 Jerry Clower Festival features: • Arts & Crafts • Antique & Classic Car Show • Kidz Zone • Silent Auction • Lots of Delicious Food • LIVE Entertainment! LIVE MUSIC featuring: Lady L The New Bourbon Street Jazz Band Dialogue Band Jamie Isonhood Joe Smith and Friends New Genesis NEW for 2017 – Showcase Yazoo Talent Contest! DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS: Jerry Clower Festival 2017 Antique & Classic Car Show Registration Jerry Clower Festival 2017 Arts & Crafts Application 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

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Bentonia Blues Festival

Bentonia Blues Festival Saturday, June 17, 2017 BACK at the Holmes Farm 313 Wilson-Holmes Road, Bentonia, Mississippi Related events leading up to the Bentonia Blues Festival with live music at the Blue Front Cafe, the oldest juke joint in Mississippi, every evening from June 12-16 Stay up-to-date with the latest announcements!  “Like” the Bentonia Blues Festival page on Facebook! The 2017 Bentonia Blues Festival will take place all day Saturday, June 17, at the Holmes family farm, 313 Wilson-Holmes Road just north of Bentonia, Mississippi on Highway 49 North. The event will feature food and arts & crafts vendors, RV and tent camping (fees may apply), live music, and more. The Bentonia Blues Festival is a unique dow-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

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Antique Days

ANTIQUE DAYS 2017 Antique Days 2017 Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Triangle Cultural Center, (the Old Main Street School) 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the traditions of yesteryear including a Kibbee cooking contest, free pumpkin painting for children, an antique tractor parade, FREE buttermilk biscuits with local honey, arts & crafts vendors, live music, and much more good old-fashioned fun at Antique Days in historic downtown Yazoo City. Commemorate Mississippi’s bicentennial by celebrating agricultural traditions and process of centuries ago. For more information, call 662 590-5415 or visit www.antiquedays.com Antique Days is sponsored in part by an Event Sponsorship from Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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