Mississippi Bicentennial “Learn at Lunch”

Mississippi Bicentennial Learn at Lunch Bring your lunch and join the Yazoo Historical Society and Ricks Memorial Library every Friday in July from noon til 1 pm at the oldest library building in the state as we will learn a bit about Mississippi’s 200-Year History! Friday, July 7, 14, 21, & 28 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the Mississippi Chemical Conference Center at Ricks Memorial Library 310 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Friday, July 7 – Mark Henry, Mississippi Bicentennial Commission Friday, July 14 – Lance S. Harris, Site Director, Grand Village of the Natchez Indians Friday, July 21 – Amy Genke, Supervisory Park Ranger-Interpretation, Natchez Trace Parkway Friday, July 28 – The Delta Center for Culture and Learning, Delta State University

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Yazoo Day 2017

Yazoo Day 2017 The Yazoo Hometowners’ Club, Inc., presents Yazoo Day 2017 events and activities in Yazoo City from June 30 – July 2, 2017 Schedule of Activities Friday, June 30, 2017 11 AM-Until – Registration 5 PM – 7 PM – Hospitality 7 PM – 12 AM – Record Hop All Friday, June 30 activities will take place at the American Legion Hut Post 201 204 W 6th Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the American Legion Hut Post 201 (address above) 10 AM – 11 AM – Registration 1 PM – 2 PM – National Meeting Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the L.T. Miller Community Center 930 Lamar Avenue in Yazoo City, Mississippi 7 PM – 9 PM – Dinner & Program 9 PM – 12 AM – Dance (BYOB – Cash Bar with ice, water, soda, & juice) Sunday, July 2, 2017 at

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SOUL DAMAGE Book Signing

A Salute to Super Dads A Family Literacy Affair Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Mississippi Chemical Conference Center at Ricks Memorial Library 310 North Main Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi Join us for a Book Signing as we pay Special Tributes to Yazoo’s own Author/Filmmaker of SOUL DAMAGE and Motivational Speaker Maximus Wright (aka Jamie and “Speedy”). Presented by LIFESAVERS Program in partnership with Ricks Memorial Library Sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB

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Yazoo Legends in Radio

Yazoo Legends in Radio Celebrating the History of Black DJs in Yazoo County, Mississippi Saturday, September 8, 2018 5:00 PM at Mt. Vernon MB Church 137 W. Canal Street in Yazoo City, Mississippi Join as WYAD Max 94.1 FM celebrates their 4th Anniversary on the air and includes a special presentation recognizing Yazoo Legends in Radio that paved the way for the DJs of today! Plans for the Concert & Program include: Pastor Jerry Jones and the Fantastic Jones Family Cyrus Webb, host of Conversations LIVE Chandra Wise, host of the Inspirational Power Hour Tributes to Yazoo’s Black DJs: Rev. Dr. Robert L. Green Mrs. Emma Clark Mr. Daryl “Low Rider” Briggs Mrs. Essie Riley and the late Horace “Papa Rock” Robinson Press Release:  Max FM 94.1 WYAD will be celebrating our 4th year Anniversary and the history of black DJ’s in Yazoo County on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at

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Campanella Park Summer League Softball

Roy Campanella Park presents Fastpitch Softball Summer League June through August 2017 FREE for ALL GIRLS ages 7 -12 in Yazoo and surrounding areas! Sign Up & Practice Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM at Roy Campanella Park 800 Dr. MLK Jr. Drive in Yazoo City, Mississippi Volunteers Welcome! For more information, text or call Willie “Deuce” Wright at 662-571-6698 Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Delta Hog Fest Vintage Chopper Show

Delta Hog Fest Vintage Chopper Show Vintage Choppers, Charity Poker Run, People’s Choice, Music and MORE in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta. Saturday, April 8, 2017 Yazoo County Fairgrounds 203 Hugh McGraw Drive Yazoo City, MS 39194 Live Music Featuring guitarist Danny Johnson of Steppenwolf! Charity Poker Run  (Sign-up at 9AM) People’s Choice Award Vintage Chopper Show (1985 & Earlier, invited) Food & Beverage Vendors Merchandise Vendors Music starting at Noon AND Generally, more fun than you can shake a tail pipe at! Admission is $25 at the gate ONLY!   LIVE music starts at NOON! NO COOLERS NO PETS BRING your I.D and Lawn Chairs or Blankets Entertainment Schedule: Burlap Rebellion (Belzoni, MS) “Bluesman” McKenny Williams (Jackson, MS) Bill Abel (Duncan, MS) Guitarist Danny Johnson of Steppenwolf – 2 SETS!! Stay tuned for updates on the web at www.deltahogfest.com and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram from Delta Hog Fest!  

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Focus on the Children Spring Break 2017

Focus on the Children Spring Break 2017 March 11 & March 13-17 Yazoo City Community Complex 516 East Canal Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Events include tournaments in basketball, chess & checkers, shuffleboard and much more! Bring the kids for a fun Spring Break! “If not now, when?” Presented by Focus on the Children, Inc. For more information, contact Johnny Staples at 662-571-5731. Sponsored in part by an event sponsorship from the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Love Our Local Heroes

Let’s Step Up, Inc. presents Love Our Local Heroes Join us as we rally to show appreciation for our local officers! VALENTINE’S DAY Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10 AM to 12 Noon at the Pizza-Inn/Baskin Robbins Parking Lot 741 East 15th Street Yazoo City, Mississippi We will be paying special tributes to local law enforcement officers including: Chief Andre Lloyd and the Yazoo City Police Department Sheriff Jake Sheriff and the Yazoo County Sheriff Department Mississippi Highway Patrol Officers Serving Yazoo County For more information/details, contact Phil Sharma and Thomas at 662-528-1810 or Gloria Elayne Owens (Lifesavers Program Coordinator) at 662-528-6050 PRESENTED BY Let’s Step Up, Inc. www.letsstepup.org Sponsored in part by Pizza Inn, Baskin Robbins, and the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Blues at the Blue Front

LIVE Blues at the Blue Front Cafe Friday, January 9 8PM-Until Blue Front Cafe 107 E Railroad Ave Bentonia, MS 39040 Blues at the Blue Front will be kicking the door open on 2017 with Lightnin’ Malcolm filling the historic juke with the groove of his Hill Country Blues this Friday, January 9th, starting around 8:00 p.m. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the Blue Front in full swing!     Don’t forget, the 45th Anniversary Bentonia Blues Festival will take place June 12-17, 2017, in and around Bentonia. Make your plans now to attend!      

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