Bentonia Blues Festival

Bentonia Blues Festival Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Holmes Farm 313 Wilson-Holmes Road, Bentonia, Mississippi June 10-14, 2019 Blue Front Cafe Juke starts at 7 pm each evening Stay up-to-date with the latest announcements!  “Like” the Bentonia Blues Festival page on Facebook! The 2019 Bentonia Blues Festival will take place all day Saturday, June 15, at the Holmes family farm just north of Bentonia, Mississippi off Highway 49 North. The event will feature food and arts & crafts vendors, RV, and tent camping (fees apply), live music, and more. The Bentonia Blues Festival is a unique down-home style festival that runs on juke joint time… Times and order of performances are bound to change a bit. Relax and have a great time with us as we help to keep the Bentonia blues alive! The 47th Bentonia Blues Festival – June 10 – 15, 2019 – will be honoring the

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Yazoo Day 2019

Yazoo Day 2019 presented by YAZOO HOMETOWNERS’ CLUB, INC. SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FRIDAY – JULY 5, 2019 Registration – C-squared Event Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 a.m., until Hospitality – C-squared Event Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Record Hop – C-squared Event Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 – 12:45 a.m. SATURDAY – JULY 6, 2019 Registration – American Legion Hut Post 201 . . . . . . . . 10:00 – 1:00 p.m. National Meeting – American Legion Hut Post 201 . . . . . . . . 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Dinner/Program – L. T. Miller Community Center . . . . . . . . 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dance/BYOB – L. T.

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Holly Bluff Friends & Family Day

Holly Bluff Friends and Family Day Sunday, September 1st, 2019 (the Sunday before Labor Day) 9 am to 9 pm Miller’s Place in Holly Bluff, Mississippi The 10th Annual Holly Bluff Friends & Family Day is presented by Wyatt House Entertainment This family-friendly event includes: Free Food Live Performances Popcorn Snow Cones Jump Rope Contest Hula Hoop Contest Arts & Crafts Horse Rides Ping Pong Contest Money Walk BBQ Contest and many more activities! Dance Battle: Destructive Divas vs. Elite Prancing Jewels Face Painting by: Emily Schmidt Special Appearance by: Magicland Characters For more information, call Michael Wyatt at 214.680.7753 Not only are we having fun, but we are having fun with a purpose. Bring your family and friends to Holly Bluff! Holly Bluff Friends & Family Day 2019 is sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB

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Plein Air Painting Class by Benny Melton

Plein Air Painting Class by Benny Melton for Yazoo Arts Council When: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Time: 9:00 am Where: Triangle Cultural Center, 332 N Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Admission: $25 for YAC Members or $50 for non-members Bring your art supplies to Yazoo City as artist Benny Melton presents a beginner-friendly Plein Air Painting Class through the Yazoo Arts Council. Seats are $25 for members or $50 for non-members. The morning will include a brief seminar about the principles of light, color, perspective, etc. at the Triangle Cultural Center. After a break for lunch (not included) the class will resume with on-location and on-your-own painting in historic downtown Yazoo City. Class concludes with students sharing their work with the class at the Triangle CC. For more information contact artist Benny Melton at www.meltonart.net Call 662-746-7776 today to reserve your seat! Spaces are limited. Note from Benny on Art

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Jerry Clower Festival

Jerry Clower Festival 2019 The 2019 Jerry Clower Festival will be Saturday, May 4, 2019, in historic downtown Yazoo City.  The 2019 Jerry Clower Festival will feature: • Arts & Crafts • Antique & Classic Car Show • Kidz Zone • Silent Auction • Lots of Delicious Food • LIVE Entertainment and SO MUCH MORE! DOWNLOAD APPLICATIONS BELOW For additional information, please contact Brenda or Colon Johnston at 662-746-7676 Check out scenes below from past events, and make your plans now to attend! This project is partially funded by a grant from the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau 2019 Jerry Clower Arts & Crafts Flyer 2019 JCF Antique & Classic Car Show Registration JerryClower Impersonator Contest The weekend of May 3rd-4th is a great time to plan a visit to Yazoo! Check out the events below: Friday, May 3rd, 2019, 6:00 pm Yazoo Arts Council presents Center Player Community

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Pinocchio in Yazoo

Free Performance of Pinocchio May 4th When: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Time: 10:00 am at the Where: Yazoo Community Complex, 516 E Canal Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Admission is FREE!! The Junior Auxiliary of Yazoo City in conjunction with the Yazoo Arts Council will present New Stage Theatre Arts-in-Education Touring Program’s production of Pinocchio adapted by Greg Banks. About: Adapted by Greg Banks, this captivating and unique 50-minute retelling of Carlo Collidi’s Pinocchio will ignite the imagination of young audiences everywhere! This updated, fast-paced version of the classic tale follows the little puppet Pinocchio on his quest to become a real boy. Will the all-too-tempting delights of puppet shows and alluring adventures be too much? Children are asked to interact with the cast as they all follow Pinocchio as he discovers that only by being truthful, selfless and kind to others will his dream of becoming a real boy ever become a reality. *Best suited for elementary

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Tea for Three in Yazoo

The Yazoo Arts Council presents the Center Players Community Theatre in “TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty” Written by Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka Produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois When: Friday, May 3, 2019 Where: Triangle Cultural Center, 332 N Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Time: 6 pm reception | 7 pm performance Tickets: Available now in Yazoo City at Good Hope General Merchandise and Webb’s Pharmacy Price: General Admission $20 each, Students $10 each What is it like for a woman when her husband becomes the president of the United States—and she is suddenly thrust into the spotlight? This witty, sly and deeply moving script explores the hopes, fears and loves of Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. In three scenes taking place in the family quarters of the White House just prior to the end of living

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Christmas Spectacular

Christmas Spectacular Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 6 pm Yazoo County High School Gym 191 Panther Drive, Yazoo City, Mississippi Join the Yazoo County School District’s Performing Arts Department for live performances and art displays by the Yazoo County Band, Yazoo County High School Art Classes, Vocal/Choral Classes, Theatre Classes, and more, on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 6:00 pm in the Yazoo County High School Gym.  

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Christmas Mix & Mingle

Annual Christmas Mix & Mingle featuring a Tacky Christmas Sweater Contest Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the No Smoking Smokehouse Wear your “Tacky Christmas Sweater” and enter the contest to win! The winner will receive a prize! Join us at the No Smoking Smokehouse on Main Street in downtown Yazoo City for the Annual Christmas Mix & Mingle, sponsored by the Yazoo County Chamber of Commerce and hosted by Paul and JoAnn Adams. There will be lots of good food, music, and door prizes. If you are a new business in the community come prepared to tell about your business. You can do it in a skit or just simply tell about it, but remember the best presentation will also get a prize. Don’t forget to bring your business cards to share with others. We are looking forward to this event and each year we

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Yazoo Holiday Artist Showcase

The Yazoo Arts Council presents Yazoo Holiday Artist Showcase Kick off Christmas Open House weekend with an evening of art, shopping, and entertainment! Yazoo Holiday Artist Showcase Friday, November 9, 2018, 6 pm – 8 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center 332 N Main Street Yazoo City, Mississippi Chimneyville Readers performance at 7:00 pm Chimneyville Readers present “A Christmas Memory” Join us Friday, November 9th at 7 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center to hear Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” adapted and narrated by James Anderson, featuring Jo Ann Robinson, John and Diana Howell, Betty Jo Mahaffey, and Eric Eaton. This 30-minute family friendly reading celebrates old-fashioned Southern Christmases and the empowering joy of friendship. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll find the true meaning of Christmas. Peace! The Yazoo Arts Council presents a Yazoo Artist Holiday Showcase, the perfect opportunity to fill your Christmas list with one-of-a-kind pieces from Yazoo County

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