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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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Henry Herschel Brickell Memorial Yazoo Literary Walkway

Henry Herschel Brickell, 1889 – 1952, was born in Senatobia, Mississippi on September 13, 1889.  He grew up in Yazoo City attending the local schools, and no doubt visiting the historic Ricks Memorial Library.  He went on to attend the University of Mississippi, where he began his career as an editor, writer and literary critic.  He served as editor and critic in cities across the US – Montgomery, Alabama; Pensacola, Florida; Jackson, Mississippi; New York City, New York.  Writers such as Arthur Palmer Hudson, Stark Young and Eudora Welty were encouraged by Brickell at different times during his career. In 2010 the Yazoo Historical Society, the Brickell Family Foundation, and the Ricks Memorial Library joined efforts to create the Henry Herschel Brickell Memorial Yazoo Literary Walkway.  Joining the old Main Street School (now the Triangle Cultural Center) once attended by Brickell to the Ricks Memorial Library, this walkway now honors

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Woodees

Woodees 1309 E. Broadway Yazoo City, MS 39194 money with bad credit 662-751-8818 6AM-2PM Tuesday – Sunday Breakfast served all day!  Offering daily breakfast and lunch specials, as well as a full menu of Breakfasts, Woodees Famous Burgers, Salads and Sandwiches.

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Get Dad a Unique, Boutique or Thrifty Gift in Yazoo

Unique, Boutique or Thrifty – Yazoo County has lots of great shops – boutiques, unique gift and thrift stores (we won’t tell!) and more for all your Father’s Day shopping!  Check out our new Unique, Boutique & Thrifty shopping guide for Yazoo County, and get dad something he will LOVE! loans for africa Unique Boutique & Thrifty shopping 2013 WEB

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Yazoo City Historic Homes and Churches Tours

Walk or Drive one of these tours through Yazoo City. Antebellum, Queen Anne and Victorian architecture in the historic business and residential district. Yazoo City’s Town Center Historic District was selected by This Old House Magazine as one of the 2012″Best Old House Neighborhoods.”  View the listing online here. Below you can download PDF format guides of our historic homes tour and our historic churches tour.  These tours cam be made any time of the year and can be walked or driven.  Keep in mind that these are private residences which are not open to the public.  Please view from the street or sidewalk. bring those points Yazoo City Historic Homes Walking or Driving Tour http://stonehenge-sc.com/wwwdata/ Yazoo City Historic Churches Tour

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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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Historical Markers in Yazoo County – Civil War

Use this map of Civil War related historical markers in Yazoo County to visit interesting sites during your sesquicentennial tours in Mississippi. View Civil War in Yazoo County, 1863-1865 in a larger map

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