Glenwood Cemetery Tour by Charlie Carlisle

Cemetery Tour On Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 5:00 pm retired history teacher and costumed storyteller Mr. Charlie Carlisle is giving his tour of Yazoo City’s Glenwood Cemetery. Learn about some of the unique people and events in the history of Yazoo City and hear the legend of the Witch of Yazoo! The cost is only $5 per person and you do not have to reserve a spot – just make sure to be there on time. Trust us, you do not want to miss a thing!   Details What: Glenwood Cemetery Tour by Charlie Carlisle When: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Time: 5:00 p.m. – Don’t be late! The tour should last about an hour but will depend on several factors. Trust us – you’ll enjoy every minute! Where: Glenwood Cemetery, Yazoo City, Mississippi Cost: Only $5 per person! Directions: Point your favorite map app to the intersection of Lintonia

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Flood Aid 2019

Flood Aid 2019 On September 21, 2019, everyone invited to gather at the old cotton gin in Satartia, Mississippi, for Flood Aid 2019. This year our community experienced what is now known as the Forgotten Backwater Flood. The impact of this flood has been immense and recovery efforts are underway. The purpose of this event is to raise funds for those affected by the flood, raise awareness of the flood’s impact, and raise spirits by expressing our love for our neighbors and our faith in God. The Yazoo Long-Term Recovery Committee is sponsoring the event and it will be from 10 am to 5 pm. Key features include a live & silent auction, wildlife & agriculture vendor booths, food booths, live music, a mass choir, and citizen testimonials. For more information, visit the Flood Aid 2019 event page on Facebook. Flood Aid 2019 is sponsored in part by the Yazoo

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Martin Road Event

Martin Road ‘Get to Know Your Neighbors Event’ The 8th annual Martin Road Get to Know Your Neighbors Event will be Saturday, August 31, 2019, from 3pm-Until at Don’s Softball Field, corner of 1455 Martin Road, Bentonia, MS 39040. Bring your tents, chairs, coolers, and grills! Tent Set-Up – Friday Cooker Set-Up – Saturday by noon Activities & Jumpers for the kids! Special DJ on the 1s and 2s! Everyone is welcome! Free Food! Free Drinks! Live Entertainment! Prizes! School Supplies Giveaway! For more information, contact Josephine Berry 662-763-7348 or Don Carter 662-571-6618 Martin Road 8th Annual Get to Know Your Neighbors Event is sponsored by Yazoo County CVB

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Yazoo County Area Job Fair

Looking for a JOB? Make your plans now to attend the 16th Annual Yazoo County Area Job Fair Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the National Guard Armory 2201 Gordon Avenue Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 This event is FREE to job-seekers and open to the public. For additional information or help with your resume, contact your local WIN Job Center. For locations, visit online at mdes.ms.gov For a list of employers who will be present, visit Yazoo County Area Job Fair 2019. EMPLOYERS: Download your registration form HERE. For more information about participating as an employer in the Yazoo County Area Job Fair, contact Adam Todd at 601-321-6154 or Cobie Collins at 662-571-5898 Yazoo County Area Job Fair Set for May 14, 2019 Yazoo County partners to connect employers with employees YAZOO CITY, MS – If you are looking for a job, you should attend the

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Panther Swamp NWR Kid’s Fishing Rodeo

7th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo hosted by Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Saturday, May 18, 2019   “Did you know kids spending time in nature: Builds Confidence, Promotes Creativity and Imagination, Teaches Responsibility, Provides Different Stimulation, Gets Kids Moving, Makes Kids Think, and Reduces Stress and Fatigue” (https://childmind.org/article/why-kids-need-to-spend-time-in-nature/)? The Panther Swamp NWR Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo is designed to provide children a chance to experience the outdoors and learn about fishing. Our goal is to instill a lifelong love of the great outdoors in our young people. This event provides opportunities for families to share fun and quality time together while participating in one of our nation’s favorite pastimes. The event is open to all children age 15 and under. Admission is free, however, participants are required to register onsite between 9 AM – 11 AM. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults may assist the children but

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Mother’s Day Antique Car & Motorcycle Show

Mother’s Day Antique & Classic Car & Motorcycle Show Postponed from May 11 to May 18 due to rain! This event will take place Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Admission is $5 per person at the gate (children 12 and under admitted free) and includes the chance to cast one vote for your favorite vehicle! Enjoy live entertainment, food vendors, antique & classic vehicles, and motorcycles as we raise funds to support the Pool at Wardell Leach Recreacreational Complex! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. • $20 registration fee per vehicle or motorcycle.• A Cash prize will be awarded to the Car Club with the most entries!• A Cash prize will be awarded to the Motorcycle Club with the most entries!• People’s Choice Awards will be awarded for the favorite Antique Vehicle and favorite Motorcycle!

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Community Yard Sale

Community Yard Sale Presented by Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7 a.m. – Noon Yazoo County Fairgrounds Hugh McGraw Drive, 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 at the Yazoo County Fairgrounds! Rent your space for $20 (benefits 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

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Hallelujah Wang Dang Doodle

Hallelujah Wang Dang Doodle A FREE Good-Time Event in Yazoo City Memorial Day Weekend May 24, 25, 26, 2019 at Mary’s Happy Medium 123 West Broadway Yazoo City, MS Join Mary’s Happy Medium for the 2nd Hallelujah Wang-Dang Doodle good time on Memorial Day weekend! Live music and FREE FOOD while it lasts! Friday, May 25 – 8 pm – 11 pm – Seafood Buffet & music by Alfred Young! Saturday, May 26 – 8 pm – 11 pm – Chinese Buffet & music by Rock & Blues Revue Sunday, May 27 – 6 pm – 11 pm – Sunday Supper & music by Press Play 601! Sunday Supper Menu: Apple Baked Ham, Chicken & Dumplings, Meatloaf Supreme, Red Roasted Potatoes, Baked Cabbage, Succotash, Salad, and Dessert For more information, visit Mary’s Happy Medium (The Medium) on Facebook. Presented by Mary’s Happy Medium. Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County

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Back Home Again

Back Home Again 2019 May 24-26, Memorial Day Weekend Back Home Again Festival May 24 – 26, 2019 Friday, May 24th Welcome Home Meet & Greet 8pm-Until 206 Event Center 728 E. 8th Street, Yazoo City Saturday, May 25th Back Home Again Festival Campanella Park 800 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Yazoo City 5K Walk/Run Live Music Sporting Events Professional Wrestling Food Contests Free Concert Sunday, May 26 Maximus Wright presents “Soul Damage” the movie at 3 pm! (location TBA) Fashion Show Historic Tour Stay updated at the Back Home Again Festival 2019 event page on Facebook. For more information email stiffboy41@gmail.com or joethomas75@gmail.com Back Home Again Festival Schedule Saturday, May 25, 2019 6:30 am – Light breakfast and workout with Deloris Scott 7:00 am – Prayer with Pastor T. Williams, Tulane M.B. Church 5K Walk/Run for Lupus and Sickle Cell Awareness 8:00 am – Ubons Backyard Pitmaster Challenge

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Gospel Explosion

Gospel Explosion 2019 Sunday, May 26, 2019 4:30 pm Live Gospel Music at the New Zion Multi-Purpose Center 630 East 12th Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Tickets $20.00 in advance $25.00 at the door For more information, call 662.571.2269 Featuring: George Dean & G4 – Memphis, TN Blest by 4 – Duncanville, AL Darryl Pettis & Take 2 – Memphis, TN Pastor  Douglas Noel & Friends – Hazelhurt, MS Kaiser Singers – Yazoo City, MS Unity – Toone, TN The Gospel Upsetters – Hattiesburg, MS  Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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