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Free Tour of Glenwood Cemetery

Antique Days Presents FREE Tour of Glenwood Cemetery Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:00 am at Glenwood Cemetery Happy October! This time of year always brings with it fall colors, cooler weather, hunting season, fun at the Yazoo County Fair, the annual Antique Days event, and many calls to our office about tours to see the Witch of Yazoo grave and Glenwood Cemetery. It’s an exciting time… but visitors are usually limited in ways they can tour Glenwood, which was voted in a poll on Huffington Post as the 2nd “Spookiest Cemetery in the US.” Tours must be scheduled in advance and are usually held with groups of 20 or more. This year, we have BIG news for all you fans of the Witch of Yazoo and of America’s 2nd spookiest cemetery, Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City! The 2017 Antique Days event on October 21 is offering a FREE tour of

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Antique Days

Antique Days 2017 Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Triangle Cultural Center, (the Old Main Street School) 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Don’t miss the fun at the Preview Party on Friday, October 20th, starting at 6:00 PM at the No Smoking Smokehouse! Enjoy live music by Carl Acuff, Jr. & Band and experience a Pig Roast by Yazoo County’s “Chairmaker to the Stars” Mr. Greg Harkins! Tickets for the Preview Party are $25. Contact Phyllis Haynes at 662-590-5415 for more information. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the traditions of yesteryear. Step back in time to see: Old hit & miss engines, Gristmill grinding yellow or white corn, Antique tractor show and parade at 11 AM, Beautiful handmade arts & crafts, Fresh cane syrup and Yazoo honey, Free buttermilk biscuits, Blacksmith demonstrations, World’s largest Red Flyer Wagon, Bigger Kids Zone, Dr. William Thompson, winner of the 2016 Antique Days Kibbee Contest, will be selling Kibbee in

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Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017

Yazoo Historical Society Annual Meeting 2017 The Yazoo Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting on Sunday, October 22 at 3:00 pm at the Triangle Cultural Center. The Yazoo Historical Society is getting an award from the National Daughter of the American Revolution to be given by the local DAR chapter! The YHS will also be giving an award to the winner of the History Writing Contest held in the spring in association with the Yazoo Herald. The Yazoo Historical Society will be electing new officers and Board of Directors for the next 3 years. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. This is the time for current members to renew their membership and a great time for interested people to join! Financial contributions from members help to support the preservation of the local history in Yazoo County to include maintenance of the Sam Olden Historical Museum. The Yazoo Historical

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Domestic Violence Awareness Parade and Rally

“Love Shouldn’t Hurt” Domestic Violence Awareness Parade/Walk and Rally Saturday, October 7, 2017 9:00 am Yazoo County Courthouse 209 East Broadway Street Yazoo City, Mississippi 39194 Presented by the Office of District Attorney, Twenty-First Judicial District Akillie Malone-Oliver, District Attorney Grand Marshal: Mr. Yolanda Evans, D.V. Survivor and founder of Heavenly Help Registration/Line-Up begins at 9:00 am at Yazoo City Police Department Parade/Walk begins at 9:30 am Rally begins immediately following the Parade/Walk. For more information about Domestic Violence, please visit http://mcadv.org For information about this event, call 662-746-5429 School bands from local and surrounding areas, local businesses, elected officials, non-profit organizations, civic and community groups, local churches, motorcycle clubs, horse riders, etc. are all invited to participate and attend!

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St. Mary’s Market and Sale

St. Mary’s Craft & Flea Market and Garage Sale St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Yazoo City is holding a huge Crafts, Flea Market, and Garage Sale with many vendors. Saturday, October 7 7 am to 1 pm 229 North Monroe Street Yazoo City, Mississippi The event will take place rain or shine. St. Mary’s will also be selling Grilled Hamburger Plates from 11 am to 12:30 pm for $5 each.  

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Rock n’ Roll Yazoo City Christmas Parade

Rock n’ Roll Yazoo Christmas Parade Presented by the City of Yazoo City Downtown Yazoo City Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:30 pm Enter your float, marching band, antique vehicle, etc. by completing the form below and submitting it to the Yazoo Herald or City Hall. Participation is FREE thanks to the City of Yazoo City! Deadline to enter is Monday, November 20th. Entry car signs pickup will be December 1st and 4th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Line-up begins at 5 pm from the Police Station to Jackson Avenue. Yazoo City Christmas Parade Entry Form

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Yazoo County CVB Recognized As One of the Best in Mississippi Tourism Industry

Mississippi Tourism Recognizes Yazoo County CVB as one of the Best and Brightest in the State’s Industry Yazoo City, Miss. (September 26, 2017) – This week, the Mississippi Tourism Association presented a host of awards to tourism entities around the state during the 2017 Governor’s Conference on Tourism. Held at the Jackson Convention Complex, the awards ceremony showcased the best and brightest tourism organizations, staff members, volunteers and projects from across Mississippi. Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau received the Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Year award for the $500,000 to $749,000 budget category. This is the first year that Yazoo County CVB has been eligible to compete in this category and the first CVB of the Year win since the last time the CVB was nominated in 2014.   During the award criteria period, May 1, 2016 – May 30, 2017, Yazoo County CVB helped to sponsor or

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Back to School Health Fair

Back to School Health Fair G.A. Carmichael Family Health Center will host a Back to School Health Fair on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 1 PM to 4 PM at 1547 Jerry Clower Blvd, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. School supplies and refreshments will be available!

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Lindsey Lawn Summer Fest

14th Annual Lindsey Lawn Summer Fest Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM Free Food, Live Music, Jumbo Slide, and MORE! at Lindsey Lawn Apartments 121 Lindsey Drive Yazoo City, Mississippi Presented by the Big Brother & Big Sisters of Lindsey Lawn Sponsored in part by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Mississippi Bicentennial “Learn at Lunch”

Mississippi Bicentennial Learn at Lunch Bring your lunch and join the Yazoo Historical Society and Ricks Memorial Library every Friday in July from noon til 1 pm at the oldest library building in the state as we will learn a bit about Mississippi’s 200-Year History! Friday, July 7, 14, 21, & 28 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the Mississippi Chemical Conference Center at Ricks Memorial Library 310 North Main Street, Yazoo City, Mississippi Friday, July 7 – Mark Henry, Mississippi Bicentennial Commission Friday, July 14 – Lance S. Harris, Site Director, Grand Village of the Natchez Indians Friday, July 21 – Amy Genke, Supervisory Park Ranger-Interpretation, Natchez Trace Parkway Friday, July 28 – The Delta Center for Culture and Learning, Delta State University

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