Pinocchio in Yazoo

Free Performance of Pinocchio May 3rd When: Saturday, May 3rd, 2019 Time: 10:00 am at the Where: Yazoo Community Complex, 516 E Canal Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Admission is FREE!! The Junior Auxiliary of Yazoo City in conjunction with the Yazoo Arts Council will present New Stage Theatre Arts-in-Education Touring Program’s production of Pinocchio adapted by Greg Banks. About: Adapted by Greg Banks, this captivating and unique 50-minute retelling of Carlo Collidi’s Pinocchio will ignite the imagination of young audiences everywhere! This updated, fast-paced version of the classic tale follows the little puppet Pinocchio on his quest to become a real boy. Will the all-too-tempting delights of puppet shows and alluring adventures be too much? Children are asked to interact with the cast as they all follow Pinocchio as he discovers that only by being truthful, selfless and kind to others will his dream of becoming a real boy ever become a reality. *Best suited for elementary

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Tea for Three in Yazoo

The Yazoo Arts Council presents the Center Players Community Theatre in “TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty” Written by Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois When: Friday, May 3, 2019 Where: Triangle Cultural Center, 332 N Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Time: 6 pm reception | 7 pm performance Tickets: Available now in Yazoo City at Good Hope General Merchandise and Webb’s Pharmacy Price: General Admission $20 each, Students $10 each What is it like for a woman when her husband becomes the president of the United States—and she is suddenly thrust into the spotlight? This witty, sly and deeply moving script explores the hopes, fears and loves of Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. In three scenes taking place in the family quarters of the White House just prior to the end of living

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Mother’s Day Antique Car & Motorcycle Show

Mother’s Day Antique & Classic Car & Motorcycle Show takes place Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Admission is $5 per person at the gate (children 12 and under admitted free) and includes the chance to cast one vote for your favorite vehicle! Enjoy live entertainment, food vendors, antique & classic vehicles, and motorcycles as we honor mom! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. • $20 registration fee per vehicle or motorcycle.• A Cash prize will be awarded to the Car Club with the most entries!• A Cash prize will be awarded to the Motorcycle Club with the most entries!• People’s Choice Awards will be awarded for the favorite Antique Vehicle and favorite Motorcycle! For more information as well as registration, please contact Sedric Hudson, Sr., at 662-763-8087 or 662-528-0504. Security provided; Coolers, Pets, and Alcohol

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Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show

Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show Head to downtown Yazoo City on June 8th, 2019, for the Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show at the Triangle Cultural Center 332 North Main St Yazoo City, Mississippi 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $4 and benefits the Friend of the Triangle. For more information contact Phyllis Haynes at 662-590-5415 or Lois Russell at 662-746-2273. The Hills Meet the Delta Quilt Show is sponsored in part by an Event Sponsorship from the Yazoo County CVB.

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Community Yard Sale

Community Yard Sale Presented by Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7 a.m. – Noon Yazoo County Fairgrounds Hugh McGraw Drive, Yazoo City, Mississippi Shop! Find lots of great deals on many types of items! Participate! Clean out your closets and storage rooms and bring your items to the Community Yard Sale at the Yazoo County Fairgrounds! Rent your space for $20 (benefits the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce) before September 4, 2018. You keep your profits! For more information, contact Chamber Director Kiristi Mills at 662-746-1273

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Mix & Mingle

Mix & Mingle A third Thursday networking event series in Yazoo! When: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday Where: Host locations announced at Yazoo Chamber page on Facebook Time: 5:30 – 7:30 PM Description: The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce proudly presents a new networking event series, “Mix & Mingle.” Chamber members and the public are welcome to attend FREE, are encouraged to bring a guest and to encourage non-members to join the Chamber. The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce is a 501c 6 non-profit, voluntary organization of business and professional members working to encourage business growth and civic improvements that will benefit everyone in Yazoo County. This is done by promoting retail, commercial, industrial, and civic development, by encouraging economic and social growth, and by working with government at all levels to maintain a sound and progressive economy. Learn more about the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce at www.yazoochamber.com or give

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Yaz Summer Blast

Yaz Summer Blast presented by the City of Yazoo City July 4 – July 6, 2019 Free Admission • No Glass • No Coolers • No Tents Yaz Summer Blast July 4th Celebration 7 PM Nightly • Fireworks Nightly SAVE THE DATE! Past events have brought visitors from all over the country, including visitors from Jackson, MS; Oxford, MS; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; Dallas, TX; Miami, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX to name a few. The Yaz Summer Blast is fast becoming the place to be during the fourth of July in Mississippi. Come show off your “Moves and Grooves” with us. The celebration awaits you!

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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 is sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Yazoo).

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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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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 2018. 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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