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 school audiences.


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 Theatre in
“TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty”
Tickets $20/Students $10, available at select local retailers. (see above)

Saturday, May 4th, 2019, 10 am-5 pm
15th Annual Jerry Clower Festival
Featuring LIVE Music, Arts & Crafts, Antique & Classic Car Show, Kidz Zone fun, Silent Auction, Food Vendors, Talent Contest, Jerry Clower Impersonator Contest, Hula Hoop Contest, Magically Perfect Princesses, and more! This event takes place on colorful and historic Main Street in Yazoo City. Admission is FREE!!

Saturday, May 4th, 2019, 10 am
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, at the Yazoo Community Complex. Admission is FREE.

Saturday, May 4th, 2019
Bring your art supplies to Yazoo as artist Benny Melton presents a Beginners Plein Air Painting Class through the Yazoo Arts Council. Seats are $25 for members or $50 for non-menbers. The morning will include a brief seminar about the principles of light, color, and perspective at the Triangle Cultural Center. After a break for lunch (not included) the class will resume with on-location or 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 Benny Melton at or call 662-746-7776 to reserve your seat.

For help with planning your trip to Yazoo, please contact the Yazoo County CVB (Visit Yazoo on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter).