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Halloween Egg Hunt & Trunk or Treat

Halloween Egg Hunt & Trunk or Treat On Saturday, October 28, 2017, at 2 pm, the Yazoo Parks and Recreation Commission presents their first Halloween Egg Hunt & Trunk or Treat! The event will be held at the Wardell Leach Park at 500 W 15th Street, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Children age 1 – 12 can participate in the Halloween Egg Hunt for $2 per child. The event will include Food vendors, Face painting, and Music. Members and organizations of the community which would like to participate by bringing a vehicle, table, or tent to the Trunk or Treat to give away candy are welcome. For more information, please contact Sedric Hudson, Sr., Parks & Recreation Director, at 662-528-0504.

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Nightmare at Signaturez Halloween Costume Party

Nightmare at Signaturez Halloween Costume Party Join the fun Saturday, October 28, starting at 8 pm! ‘Nightmare at Signaturez’ Adults Only Halloween Costume Party will take place at Signaturez Restaurant, 224 S Main Street, in Yazoo City! 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be awarded for best costume! Sound by DJ Subb! $10 Admission. For more information call 662-571-3519.

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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 Delta Half Marathon and 5K

Yazoo Delta Half Marathon and 5K The Preservation Yazoo Foundation announced their Yazoo Delta Half Marathon! The race is Saturday, November 4th, 2017, in Yazoo City and includes a Half Marathon and 5K. Website for info and online registration of participants and volunteers: http://yazoodeltahalfmarathon.racesonline.com Hosted by Preservation Yazoo Foundation The Yazoo Delta Half Marathon and 5k is a fundraising event for Preservation Yazoo. The half marathon course will offer a tour of many of the historic sites in Yazoo City, including the Witch’s Grave, made famous by Willie Morris in his book Good Ole Boy. The course is mostly flat, with one hill around the halfway point. After the race plan to stay around for great food, live music, and cold drinks! Check out the Preservation Yazoo Foundation’s page on Facebook.  

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A Blues Party at Signaturez

A Blues Party at Signaturez Don’t miss Rashad the Blues Kid on Saturday, November 11, 2017, starting at 9 pm at Signaturez Restaurant, 224 South Main Street, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact 662-571-3519 or 662-763-5433

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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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Free Tour of Glenwood Cemetery

Antique Days Presents FREE Tour of Glenwood Cemetery Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:00 am at Glenwood Cemetery Happy October! This time of year always brings with it fall colors, cooler weather, hunting season, fun at the Yazoo County Fair, the annual Antique Days event, and many calls to our office about tours to see the Witch of Yazoo grave and Glenwood Cemetery. It’s an exciting time… but visitors are usually limited in ways they can tour Glenwood, which was voted in a poll on Huffington Post as the 2nd “Spookiest Cemetery in the US.” Tours must be scheduled in advance and are usually held with groups of 20 or more. This year, we have BIG news for all you fans of the Witch of Yazoo and of America’s 2nd spookiest cemetery, Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City! The 2017 Antique Days event on October 21 is offering a FREE tour of

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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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Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017

Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017 The Yazoo Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center. The Yazoo Historical Society is getting an award from the National Daughter of the American Revolution to be given by the local DAR chapter! The YHS will also be giving an award to the winner of the History Writing Contest held in the spring in association with the Yazoo Herald. The Yazoo Historical Society will be electing new officers and Board of Directors for the next 3 years. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. This is the time for current members to renew their membership and a great time for interested people to join! Financial contributions from members help to support the preservation of the local history in Yazoo County to include maintenance of the Sam Olden Historical Museum. The Yazoo Historical

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Domestic Violence Awareness Parade and Rally

“Love Shouldn’t Hurt” Domestic Violence Awareness Parade/Walk and Rally Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:00 am Yazoo County Courthouse 209 East Broadway Street Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 Presented by the Office of District Attorney, Twenty-First Judicial District Akillie Malone-Oliver, District Attorney Grand Marshal: Mr. Yolanda Evans, D.V. Survivor and founder of Heavenly Help Registration/Line-Up begins at 9:00 am at Yazoo City Police Department Parade/Walk begins at 9:30 am Rally begins immediately following the Parade/Walk. For more information about Domestic Violence, please visit http://mcadv.org For information about this event, call 662-746-5429 School bands from local and surrounding areas, local businesses, elected officials, non-profit organizations, civic and community groups, local churches, motorcycle clubs, horse riders, etc. are all invited to participate and attend!

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