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House of Tormented Fears

House of Tormented Fears Haunted House in Yazoo City Open October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2016! IT’S BACK! SOME THINGS DON’T STAY DEAD! YAZOO CITY’S 2nd ANNUAL HAUNTED HOUSE!! Learn More at www.facebook.com/tormentedfears or read the description below. HOUSE OF TORMENTED FEARS 1563 JERRY CLOWER BLVD YAZOO CITY, MS ADMISSION: $5.00 PER PERSON! (Children 4 and under are FREE) ****ALL CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT**** We are a PG-13 Haunted House! Ages need to be considered when coming to our haunted house! We welcome all ages and will not turn anyone away because of their age, but please consider what you and the children will see when walking through the haunted house! Parents use your judgment when considering letting your child/children come to our haunted house! There will be gruesome bloody scenes, monsters, clowns, ghosts, hanging body parts, people screaming, people jumping around popping out everywhere

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Yazoo County CVB Wins Another State Award

The Yazoo County CVB Wins Research-In-Action Award from Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Division (Visit Mississippi)   The Delta Region 2015 Mississippi Research‐in-Action Award goes to….  YAZOO COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU.  The CVB and county officials, including the tax collector, furnish data on a timely basis.  This entity takes a long‐term outlook on Tourism by hiring summer interns. Candidates must submit and present a handwritten, 3-page minimum, essay based upon research performed on a local tourism subject assigned by the Yazoo County CVB.

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Summer Blast

The City of Yazoo City presents Summer Blast July 3 – July 4, 2015 Cool Jams on a Hot Night Friday, July 3rd, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex 500 W 15th Street, Yazoo City The Melodic Sounds of Henry Rhodes & the Mo Money Band Sensational Pop Band “Chill” DJ “Lock Em’ Down” Class Reunion Parade Saturday, July 4th, 10:30am Main Street, Yazoo City Floats, Cars & Memories Reunite with Classes from 1944-2015 Download Registration Form to Participate Summer Sparks Saturday, July 4th, 7:00pm Wardell Leach Recreation Complex Enjoy the slow burn with DJ Hook House of Cards Band Fireworks Show Saturday, July 4th During the Summer Sparks Concert An event you don’t want to miss! Various vendors will be on site at each event, so be prepared for food, fun, drinks, and sweet treats! This is a weekend that no one will want to miss. Come out, enjoy and prepare

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Free Blues and BBQ at the Blue Front Cafe

Blues & BBQ at Unwind After 5 at the Blue Front Cafe The Bentonia Blues Festival related events kicked off early this year. The live music, food and more inside the Blue Front Cafe started Sunday night, June 14th, and has been going strong ever night since. In keeping with our tradition, the Yazoo County CVB is sponsoring tonight’s Blues and BBQ event, or what we like to call “Unwind After 5” at the Blue Front Cafe. The evening will feature live music by Deeb’s Blues of Canton, Mississippi, as well as others who will join in and jam along in the oldest juke joint still in daily operation in the state of Mississippi. Our sponsored free BBQ will start at 6pm and will last until it’s gone. Get there early! Of course, the free live blues will continue through the night leading up to tomorrow’s festival. Many have asked about

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Yazoo City July 4th Celebration

The City of Yazoo City presents three events celebrating Yazoo and the July 4th holiday! Friday, July 3, 2015 Motown Oldies Concert Featuring Henry Rhodes and the Mo Money Band at 8 pm on the grounds of the Triangle Cultural Center in downtown Yazoo City Saturday, July 4, 2015 Class Reunion Parade Time: 10:30am Classes from 1940 to 2015 from all Yazoo County Schools may participate (submit entry form on left to kwilliams@yazoocityms.us or by fax to 662-746-6506). Parade will travel through downtown Yazoo City on historic Main Street! Light Up the Night Fireworks Show Time: TBA House of Cards Band and DJ Hook at the Wardell Leach Recreational Complex   Events sponsored by the City of Yazoo City, the Yazoo County CVB, and other local businesses and organizations. For more information or questions regarding the parade line-up, please call the City of Yazoo City at 662-746-3211.   Be sure to

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The Moving Wall

The Moving Wall Comes to Yazoo! The Moving Wall will be open to the public 24 hours a day from October 29 to November 2, 2015. Location: Intersection of Hwy 49 and SR 149 in Yazoo City 1490 E Broadway Yazoo City, MS 39194   THE MOVING WALL “The Moving Wall” is the half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the country for thirty plus years. When John Devitt attended the 1982 dedication in Washington, he felt the positive power of the “The Wall.” He vowed to share that experience with those who did not have the opportunity to go to Washington. John, Norris Shears, Gerry Haver, and other Vietnam veteran volunteers built The Moving Wall. It went on display for the first time in Tyler Texas in October 1984. Two structures of The Moving Wall now travel the USA from April through November,

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Panther Swamp NWR Kid’s Fishing Rodeo

5th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo hosted by Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Saturday, May 20, 2017 What a great time of year to get outside with the kids and fish! It’s the 5th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo. Grab your kids 15 and under then head out to Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The event is free of charge. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adults may assist the children but are not allowed to fish until after the event closes at 1 pm. USFWS will stock the Headquarters Pond with catfish for the event. Registration begins at 9 am. Children can choose to participate in BB and Bow Shoot Activities or fish in the stocked pond. Fishing poles and bait will be provided. All children will receive a prize. Many thanks to our volunteers, community sponsors, and partners who make this

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Men’s Super Conference 2015 Brings Over 700 Men and Boys to Yazoo City

Men’s Super Conference 2015 The Mississippi Baptist Laymen’s Movement Auxillary of the General Missionary Baptist State Convention presented the Men’s Super Conference 2015 in Yazoo City, Mississippi on Saturday, March 28th with an attendance of over 700! The event, which included interactive classes for boys and men, a Bible Bowl, Sword Drill and Youth Seminar, took place at the McCoy Elementary School in Yazoo City. We are so grateful to the organizers of this event for choosing Yazoo County, Mississippi, to hold this tremendous event. For more information, please visit www.gmbsc.org Sponsored in part by Yazoo County CVB through the Event Sponsorship Program

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Screening of “Yazoo Revisted: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” by David Rae Morris

Screening of “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” in Yazoo City David Rae Morris will show his documentary film “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” in the auditorium of the Triangle Cultural Center in Yazoo City Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th, 2015, at  12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm. DETAILS: Screening of “Yazoo Revisited: Integration and Segregation in a Deep Southern Town” Date: Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th, 2015, at 12 noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm Admission: $5 Where: Triangle Cultural Center, 332 North Main Street, Yazoo City, 39194 “Yazoo Revisited” was the winner of “Most Tranformative Film” at the 2015 Crossroads Film Festival. More about the film: “Yazoo Revisited” examines the history of race relations and the 1970 integration of the public schools in Yazoo City, Mississippi, the hometown of the late author Willie Morris, the

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Delta Jewels Community Gathering

Award-winning photographer and photo editor Alysia Burton Steele will be in Yazoo City on Thursday, April 30, 2015, for a presentation of her book Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom from 5 pm to 7 pm. A Delta Jewels Community Gathering in Yazoo City Presentation includes: Book reading & signing Q&A period Meet & greet church elders from the book Audio presentation Refreshments For more information, contact KK Hill at the Triangle Cultural Center – 662-746-2273 Ms. Steele is the author of the forthcoming book, Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother’s Wisdom, which is a collection of photographs of and oral histories about African American church mothers from the Mississippi Delta. The book is scheduled for international release on April 7. For more information, visit http://www.alysiaburton.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/deltajewelswisdom.  

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