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CVB Honors

The cream of Yazoo County’s tourism crop has been harvested!  Join us as we celebrate their success at the 2013 CVB Honors payday loan online approval CVB Honors Thursday, November 14, 2013 at The No Smoking Smokehouse 209 South Main Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Reception – 6:00 PM Awards – 6:30 PM Dress for the harvest! Boots, hats & jeans are welcome! Let everyone know how proud you are of our winners!  Join our event page on Facebook! Live music by Adib Sabir and Deeb’s Blues Refreshments by Cafe 7 Decorations by Good Hope General Merchandise Presented by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau Visit Yazoo Winners of CVB of the Year 2012 and 2013 from the Mississippi Tourism Association

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2014 Unity in Gospel Mississippi Praise Fest

Praise in the House Productions presents the 2014 Unity in Gospel Mississippi Praise Fest Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 5pm at the New Zion Multi-Purpose Center 630 East 12th Street Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 Featuring: The Golden Bells of Lexington, MS The Kaiser Singers of Yazoo City, MS The Expressions of Faith of Jackson, MS The Mighty Gospel Warriors of Bruce, MS Brandon Mitchell & S.W.A.P. of Natchez, MS WITH SPECIAL GUESTS 2014 Stellar Award Winners Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites of Lake City, SC “The Doctor of Gospel Music” TICKETS: Advance Tickets: $15 At the Door: $20 Special VIP Front Row Seating : $40 GET TICKETS IN YAZOO CITY FROM TINA’S BEAUTY SALON 108 S. MAIN, SAM SMITH, & MARCUS ALLEN, WMPR 90.1 FM IN JACKSON, & WAGR FM 102.5 & WXTN AM 1000 IN LEXINGTON, ALPHONZO “DJ BIG MONEY” GREER & CHARLES WASHINGTON IN TCHULA, & THE PARTICIPATING

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Yazoo Christmas Parade

Here Comes Santa Claus! Don’t miss the 2016 Yazoo Christmas Parade “Toon Christmas Parade” Presented by the City of Yazoo City Join us in Yazoo City for a parade full of “Zoo Toons” Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 6:30 PM on Main Street in Yazoo City! Sponsored by: The City of Yazoo If you have any questions, Please contact Olivia McCoy – City Hall at (662) 746-3211 (press #) Deadline to enter is November 18, 2016. Participation is FREE thanks to the City of Yazoo, but you MUST register by the deadline! DOWNLOAD PDF APPLICATION BY CLICKING HERE Applications can also be dropped off at the following locations: The Yazoo Herald CityHall 2016 Yazoo Christmas Parade will be held in Downtown Yazoo City on Tuesday December 6, 2016 starting at 6:30 pm. Line up begins at 5:00 pm at the Police Station to Jackson Avenue. This year’s Christmas Parade will have three

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Taste of Yazoo – A Fundraising Event for S.O.S. “Save Our Santa”

Taste of Yazoo A Fundraising Event When: Tuesday, October 21, 4:30 to 7:30 pm – What: Fundraiser for the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Decorations campaign. Where: Participating Yazoo County Restaurants and Retail Stores (see below) WRISTBANDS WILL BE AVAILABLE TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE NO SMOKING SMOKEHOUSE ON MAIN STREET! Purchase a $15 V.I.P. Wristband from the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce or the Yazoo County CVB (Visitors Center) and pick up a Game Piece for the drawings!  How to WIN: Sample the food from every participating restaurant on the list. BE SURE TO GET YOUR GAME PIECE SIGNED! Leave your game piece (with YOUR NAME ON IT) at the last place you stop so we can receive your entry. That’s it! You’ve just supported the Yazoo community, ate GREAT Food, and hopefully taken advantage of the Exclusive VIP Sales going on during Taste of Yazoo! For more information,

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Magnolia Crappie Club – Wolf Lake Tournament

Saturday, February 10, 2018 Magnolia Crappie Club Wolf Lake Tournament NO Friday Night Registration Saturday Morning Registration 5:30 am – 6:15 am Davis Feed & Farm Supply 412 S Industrial Pkwy Yazoo City, MS 39194 ALL FISH MUST BE AT LEAST 10″ TO BE WEIGHED Fishing Time Start Fishing: 7:00 am Stop Fishing: 2:00 pm Weigh-in Line Closes: 3:00pm WEIGH-IN LOCATION Parking Lot Next To the: Davis Feed & Farm Supply Contact(s): Adam Calcote Tournament Director 601-757-7264 Check out www.magnoliacrappieclub.com.  Also, be sure to like the Magnolia Crappie Club official page on Facebook. Visit www.magnoliacrappieclub.com to join the club and sign up for this tournament.

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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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Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
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110 N Jerry Clower Blvd, Suite S
Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194
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