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Bridging the Blues in Bentonia

   Bridging the Blues in Bentonia 2015 Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and the Blue Front Cafe will host Open Mic Nights September 25-30, 2015 Dates and scheduled performances: Friday, Sept. 25 – Open Mic, 7PM-Until Saturday, Sept. 26 – Chris Bradshaw – 7PM L.C. Ulmer – 8PM Sunday, Sept. 27 – Leo “Bud” Welch – 7PM Monday, Sept. 28 –  Open Mic, 7PM-Until Tuesday, Sept. 29 – Open Mic, 7PM- Until Wednesday, Sept. 30 – Open Mic, 7PM-Until Enjoy FREE admission and live blues at the oldest juke joint still in operation in Mississippi – the Blue Front Cafe! Bentonia is Bridging the Blues! Bridging the Blues (BTB), a series of blues events taking place over several consecutive weeks, aims to maximize the opportunities for visitors to discover the richness of the blues tradition in the Mississippi Delta region. Sponsored by organizations in three states—Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee—BTB serves as an

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World Premier of “United States of BBQ”

Be sure to get to Yazoo City a day early for the Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival and catch the WORLD PREMIER of  “United States of BBQ” Thursday, September 5, at 6pm in the Triangle Cultural Center auditorium 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194 FREE ADMISSION! We’ll have great Food including Ubon’s Barbeque of Yazoo‘s signature Perfect Sandwich and their famous Ubon’s BBQ Bloody Mary Mix! A Rob Travalino Film, this documentary tells the story of America through one of its oldest past times – barbecue! Come out and support Yazoo City’s own Ubon’s Barbeque of Yazoo and pitmaster Garry Roark who are featured in the film! Full Description: Civilization may have began with fire but it grew by barbecue. Smoking meat, sharing stories of life, survival and togetherness is a primal thread of the human experience the world over, and no country on Earth has

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Fire & Feast MBN Sanctioned BBQ Competition

Fire & Feast MBN Sanctioned BBQ Competition in Yazoo City, Mississippi September 11 – 12, 2015 However you spell it – barbecue, barbeque, BBQ, or Bar-B-Que – the tradition we celebrate is one of family, food, fun and fellowship!  Add to that our HUGE Prize money, and we’ve got an event that everyone wants to be a part of! Professional Competition sanctioned by the Memphis Barbecue Network Don’t miss the 5th annual Fire & Feast BBQ Competition & Festival September 11 – 12, 2015 at the Yazoo County Fairgrounds 203 Hugh McGraw Drive (aka Airport Road) Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 2 BBQ Competitions: • MBN Professional BBQ Competition (Whole Hog, Ribs, and Shoulder) 1st Place CASH Prize of  $2000 in each of the 3 Categories! MBN Grand Champion Cash Prize of $3000! • Backyard BBQ Competition 1st Place CASH Prize of $1000! • AND 5 Ancillary Categories Anything But Pork, Dessert, Sauce,

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Community Conversation

The City of Yazoo City presents Community Conversation Thursday, June 1, 2017 5:30 PM McCoy Elementary Cafeteria 1835 School Dr, Yazoo City, MS 39194 Join us to discuss the City of Yazoo City over dinner. with Hope Credit Union Small Town Partnerships and Duvall Decker Architects, P.A.

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Governor Haley Barbour Room – Dedication and Grand Opening at the Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historical Museum

Join the Yazoo Historical Society for the Dedication and Grand Opening of the Governor Haley Barbour Room inside the Sam Olden Historical Museum. Thursday, May 30th at 6:30 pm   The Sam Olden Historical Museum, located in the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City, brings together the County’s diverse past – from fossils dating back some 45,000 years to Native American relics, Civil War History, and African-American History, to the legendary trainman Casey Jones, and so much more. The Sam Olden Historical Museum features exhibits from Civil War days, to the great Yazoo City fire of 1904, as well as those depicting World War I, the history of the old Main Street School (now the Triangle Cultural Center), the 1927 flood, political history, items from the daily lives of Yazoo’s early citizens and apparel from the early days of the County. Also chronicled in the museum are the many famous

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Travel Rally Day 2013

May 8th is Travel Rally Day in Yazoo! We’ll be on the Triangle Cultural Center grounds in Yazoo City with FREE music, food and information about travel & tourism in Mississippi and Yazoo County. The event will begin at 11am and wrap up at 1pm. Everyone is welcome! We are asking the community to come out in support of travel & tourism in Yazoo County and surrounding areas. Wear RED to show your support of travel & tourism, and get a FREE Visit Yazoo pen! We hope to see y’all there! Be sure to check our page on Facebook for more information, and follow us on Twitter @VisitYazoo as we live tweet the event!    

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Join Us for Open House!

Grand Opening! Please join us as we celebrate the opening of our new office and visitor center at our new location in the 49 Junction shopping center on Jerry Clower Boulevard (Highway 49) in Yazoo City! Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau 110 N. Jerry Clower Blvd., Suite S Yazoo City, Mississippi   Click here for a Google map to our new location!   Thursday, January 17, 2013 Open House 10am-Noon After-Hours Open House 5pm-7pm We hope you will join us for one, or both, of these events! We are excited to share with you our new office and visitor center, and MORE! Stay turned to our e-newsletter, our page on Facebook and our Twitter feed for updates on all the exciting things we have in store for Yazoo County in 2013! RSVP to either event on our Facebook event page below, or e-mail info@yazoo.org: https://www.facebook.com/events/147449805407020/  

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Ladies’ Night Out

Shop Yazoo County

Ladies’ Night Out Thursday, December 18th 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm $500 in Yazoo Dollars will be given away in 5 $100 drawings! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN. Must be 18 or over. Participating Merchants: Anderson’s Jewelry Bow Ties & Tutus Children’s Consignment Black & White Dept. Store Downtown Marketplace Main Street Market Simple Girls Boutique & Gift Shop Good Hope General Merchandise Rose’s Downtown Bakery Grace Hardware & Knutty Knitters Vintage Hair Salon and Boutique Yazoo Drug Company  For more information, call Power 107 at 662-746-7676

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Yazoo Christmas Parade 2012

“Miracle on Main Street” cash back loans Get a glimpse of Santa himself at the annual Yazoo Christmas Parade – Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 6pm on historic Main Street in Yazoo City!  Download the parade application here – Miracle on Main Street – Yazoo Christmas Parade 2012 – Application

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Christmas Open House

“Believe in the Magic of Christmas” Saturday, December 13th Christmas Open House – 10AM-Until Lighting of Main Street in Yazoo City – 5:00 PM Carols at the Courthouse – 5:30 – 7PM For more info, please call the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce at 662-746-1273 or visit www.yazoochamber.com “The Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Presents ‘Believe in the Magic of Christmas’ Christmas Open House, Lighting of Main Street, and Carols at the Courthouse In the spirit of the holiday season, the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce, Yazoo County Economic Development District, and Yazoo County joined together to remember the reason to celebrate the Christmas season. We invite you to join us for a Saturday of fellowship and support for Yazoo County. The end of the day will be a night of caroling by all Yazoo County citizens and guests. From your favorite childhood Christmas songs of Santa watching you to

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