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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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Yazoo County Miss Hospitality Tea Competition

Yazoo County Miss Hospitality Tea Competition The first ever Local Tea Pageant hosted by Yazoo County CVB will be held at the office of the CVB on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at 2 pm. A local winner will be crowned. Please see the information below for details and requirements. Applications are due by Friday, March 30, 2018. The Yazoo County Miss Hospitality Tea Pageant identifies, honors and utilizes young ladies between the ages of 18 and 24 for the purpose of serving as the County’s goodwill ambassador to promote the travel and tourism industry and economic development. The winner will receive a Five-Hundred Dollar scholarship from Yazoo County CVB in addition to representing Yazoo County and competing for more than $100,000 in scholarships and prizes in the Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant in July. Please click HERE to download the 2018-19 Application Tea Pageant Format Judges Panel Interview (each contestant individually)

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Community Yard Sale

Community Yard Sale Presented by Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Saturday, September 15, 2018, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. 637 E 15th Street, 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 on the parking lot of the Economic Development Center! Rent your space for $20 (benefit 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 Food vendors will be on site.

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Yazoo Celebrates Super Bowl LII

Yazoo Celebrates Super Bowl LII   There is no better place to spend Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, 2018, than in the hometown of Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive tackle and Yazoo City native Fletcher Cox! Fletcher Cox is the first Yazooan to play in the Super Bowl since Willie Brown. Brown became a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame after he played for the Oakland Raiders for 12 years beginning in 1967. Watch Willie Brown’s legendary interception and 75-yard touchdown during Super Bowl XI on YouTube. Fletcher graduated from Yazoo City High School in 2009 and went on to play three seasons at Mississippi State University. The Philadelphia Eagles picked Cox 12th overall in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. At the end of his 4-year contract in 2016, the Eagles gave Fletcher Cox a 6-year, $103 million contract extension with $63 million guaranteed against injury, the most ever

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A Pre-Spring Blues Thing

Ms. Juicy Presents A Pre-Spring Blues Thing   Saturday, February 10, 2018 Doors Open at 8 PM at the MS National Guard Armory 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, Mississippi Tickets $10 in Advance or $15 at the Door Featuring: Klutcher The Millenium Temptations Derrick Salter Sweet Tee with Music by 90.1FM WMPR DJs: Goldie & Sweet Clyde   For more information contact Ms. Juicy at 662-571-3519   Sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB

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Adult Painting Class

Painting Class for Adults presented by Mississippi State University Extension Mississippi State University Extension Service presents a Painting Class for Adults Tuesday, December 12th at 6:00 pm at the Yazoo County Extension Office 212 E Broadway St, Yazoo City Frolic Designs Creator Holly Potter-Gullett will be instructing. The class is limited to 12 seats, ages 19 and up. The fee is $25 and includes all supplies. Sign up by December 6th by contacting Katrina Owens at 662-746-2453.

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Live at the Blue Front

Live at the Blue Front The Blue Front Cafe presents ‘Live at the Blue Front’! This series of events will include live music at the Blue Front Cafe. Admission is FREE! Stay updated on the Blue Front Cafe page on Facebook and check back here for more information. Join us at the oldest juke joint in Mississippi that is still open daily for LIVE blues including performances by Jimmy “Duck” Holmes! Attention Blues Artists: Jimmy “Duck” Holmes will offer an Open Mic from 7pm to 8pm at every Live at the Blue Front event! Fridays starting at 7 pm Blue Front Cafe 107 E Railroad Ave Bentonia, MS 39040 SCHEDULE: December 1 – Johnny B Duet December 8 – TBA December 15 – Wes Lee December 22 – TBA December 29 – TBA 2018 January 5 – Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Connely Farr and Mississippi Live & the Dirty Dirty January  12 –

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Sagittarius Birthday Bash

Sagittarius Birthday Bash Signaturez Restaurant hosts a Birthday Bash to celebrate December birthdays, Saturday, December 16 starting at 8 pm. Advance tickets are $20 each. Admission will be $25 at the door. A limited number of Reserved Tables are available for $20 and will include bar set up and an appetizer. Napoleon Demps will perform live! For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Signaturez Restaurant at 662-763-5433. Signaturez is located at 224 South Main Street in Yazoo City. Follow Signaturez on Facebook for updates.

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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 9, 2017 8:30 am – 10:30 am at the No Smoking Smokehouse Main Street, Yazoo City Tickets will be on sale from November 15th to December 2nd. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets and Pricing: $10.00 – Children enjoy breakfast and receive one 4×6 print at the event $5.00 – Adults enjoy breakfast at the event $25.00 – Children enjoy breakfast & you receive 3 to 5 digital images sent via email at the conclusion of the event. (up to 2 children, $5 each additional child) Please contact Lisa at 662-571-1264 for more information or to purchase tickets. Breakfast with Santa is a fundraising event for Bethany United Methodist Church

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Songbird Academy

Songbird Academy presented by Fannie’s Nest, Inc. Calling all Yazoo area middle and high school students who love to sing! Songbird Academy is now accepting participants. Songbird Academy is a fine arts program for Yazoo youth (ages 12-18) designed to nurture and enhance the musical gifts of students who desire to worship Christ through song. Register online at www.FanniesNest.org Learn professional singing strategies from trained vocal coaches and clinicians! Rehearsals: Thursdays, November 30, 2017 – January 4, 2018 Public Performance: Yazoo Youth Showcase of Praise! Saturday, January 6, 2018, 4:00 PM at Tulane Baptist Church, 220 E 3rd Street, Yazoo City Contact Dr. Pamela Kay Bracey at 662-528-0337 for more information.   Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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