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January

January 6th, 2017 - January 7th, 2017

Greg Reding at Harlow’s Rhythm & Brews Stage

Rhythm & Brews is a great getaway from the casino floor, but it has its own kind of excitement that will get you movin’, with live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm ’til 2am .Go to their website for more information

January 13th, 2017 - January 14th, 2017

1st Annual Greenville Heritage Rodeo

Go to their website for the most current updates!

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January 13th, 2017 - January 14th, 2017

Mark Massey Duo at Harlow’s Rhythm & Brews Stage

GRAB A DRINK. ENJOY A SHOW. RELAX WITH FRIENDS. Rhythm & Brews is a great getaway from the casino floor, but it has its own kind of excitement that will get you movin’, with live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm ’til 2am. Go to their website for more information.

January 13th, 2017

The HannaBerry Workshop at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center

HannaBerry Workshop Gallery Opening -Fri. Jan. 13th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Sponsored by Kim & Gary Taylor.  The HannaBerry Workshop, Fine Art & Furniture is a collaborative studio between artists Sara H. Qarqish and Morgan B. Welch. Together, HannaBerry blends fresh new ideas and technologies with traditional practices to make heirloom quality objects. The opening reception is free and open to the public. Come enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks while viewing some fantastic art! Check out their website for more information.

January 14th, 2017

21st Annual Martin Luther King Day Parade

Sponsored by: 100 Black Men of the MS Delta, Inc.  Entry Form available at: Bailey & Griffin Law Firm, Buck’s Restaurant, & Florida Street Daycare. Entry forms can be obtained from Bailey & Griffin Law Firm. For more info, Contact: Willie Griffin 662.335.1966 * Carl McGee 662.378.6349 * Willie Sullivan 662.822.4099

January 15th, 2017

The Lake Washington Historical Museum Opening

The Lake Washington Historical Museum will host an Open House on Sunday, January 15, from 2-4 pm at its location inside the Glen Allan Community Facilities Building (Glen Allan Library Building) across the hall from the library in Glen Allan, MS. This has been a long-term goal of the LWF Beautification Committee using funds raised from past cemetery tours, and members will be on hand to answer questions. After the Open House, the museum will be open weekdays for self-guided tours during library hours: Mon. 1-5 pm; Tues.-Fri. 2-5 pm.

January 16th, 2017 - April 14th, 2017

Delta Children’s Museum “Science + You” Traveling Exhibit

For more information visit their website.  Opening January 17 and running through April 14, 2017 and located in the Greenville Mall, the Delta Children’s Museum will present “SCIENCE + YOU” a traveling children’s museum by Kohl’s Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago and sponsored by the Abbvie Foundation with generous support from the Community Foundation of Washington County and King’s Daughters and Sons Circle # 2.

January 19th, 2017

Winter Wine Tasting at Greenville Arts Council

Time: 6:00 p.m. Join us with Sommelier Scott Davis for our annual winter wine tasting! We’ll have five wines from Chillie’s Package Store paired with heavy hors d’oeuvres from Sherman’s Restaurant, and of course, your favorite cheeses. Tickets are $60 for GAC members (another reason to renew your membership for 2017!), complimentary with certain membership levels, and $75 for non-members. Call us at 662-332-2246 or email execdirector@greenville-arts-council.com to reserve your spot. Visit their website for the most current schedule of events.

January 20th, 2017 - January 21st, 2017

Roxi Love at Harlow’s Rhythm & Brews Stage

Go to their website for more information. GRAB A DRINK. ENJOY A SHOW.
RELAX WITH FRIENDS. Rhythm & Brews is a great getaway from the casino floor, but it has its own kind of excitement that will get you movin’, with live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm ’til 2am.

January 21st, 2017

Adult Pottery Class at Winterville Mounds

Adult Pottery Class by Jonathan Sims – Independent Artist from Glen Allan, MS, at the Winterville Mounds Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Space is limited; participants must register by calling 662-334-4684.  Participants must be 16 years and older, admission is free.

January 27th, 2017 - January 28th, 2017

Delta Rhythm Blues at Harlow’s Rhythm & Brews Stage

GRAB A DRINK. ENJOY A SHOW. RELAX WITH FRIENDS. Rhythm & Brews is a great getaway from the casino floor, but it has its own kind of excitement that will get you movin’, with live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm ’til 2am. Go to their website for more information.

February

January 16th, 2017 - April 14th, 2017

Delta Children’s Museum “Science + You” Traveling Exhibit

For more information visit their website.  Opening January 17 and running through April 14, 2017 and located in the Greenville Mall, the Delta Children’s Museum will present “SCIENCE + YOU” a traveling children’s museum by Kohl’s Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago and sponsored by the Abbvie Foundation with generous support from the Community Foundation of Washington County and King’s Daughters and Sons Circle # 2.

February 2nd, 2017

Greater Greenville Habitat for Humanity Wine Tasting Event

Wine Tasting/662-335-2641 at the Washington County Convention Center. (6-8pm)

February 4th, 2017

Dance Competition at the Washington County Convention Center

Dance Competition/Arena-660-820-4081: When: Sat, February 4, 12pm – 8pm

February 8th, 2017

The Saint John’s Bible Display at E.E. Bass

View the Beautiful Artwork & Calligraphy of the Saint John’s Bible This Wednesday! We’re excited to announce that the Gospels and Acts portion of the Saint John’s Bible will be on display for public viewing in our gallery on Wednesday, February 8th, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.! It’s a gorgeous work of art–nearly 3 feet in length–and each page features incredible calligraphy and imagery. Stop by and see this amazing book in person! From their website: “The Saint John’s Bible is a work of art and a work of theology. A team of artists coordinated by Donald Jackson in Wales and a team of scholars in Central Minnesota have brought together the ancient techniques of calligraphy and illumination with an ecumenical Christian approach to the Bible rooted in Benedictine spirituality. The result is a living document and a monumental achievement.”

February 11th, 2017

Mississippi River Marathon

Runners will experience circling North America’s largest ox-bow lake, passing the location of the first recorded night flight by Charles Lindbergh, proceeding through historic downtown Greenville, and crossing the famous Mississippi River. This will be an unforgettable race day that you’ll find yourself coming back to year after year. Registration is open now!! Go to their website for more information.

February 11th, 2017

Valentine’s Day at Winterville Mounds

Winterville Mounds celebrates Valentine’s Day with Native American courtship, love, and marriage stories and crafts for the kids on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  Admission is free and call 662-334-4684 to register your child or group for crafts.

 

 

February 11th, 2017

Valentine’s Extravaganza

Valentine’s Day Extravaganza for that special someone. Location: Washington County Convention Center.  Contact Tony Baldwin at baldwinlawfirm@yahoo.com or 662-332-0488.

February 15th, 2017

Black History Exhibit at the River Road Queen Welcome Center

Washington County Welcome Center ,Hwy 82 west and Reed Road, Markita  Grady, Supervisor: Phone number: 662-332-2378. Celebrate Black History Month and visit the Museum of the Delta.

February 18th, 2017 - February 19th, 2017

Big Pop Gun Show at the Washington County Convention Center

Big Pop Gun Show in the Arena Contact :601-498-4235 for more information. When: Sat, February 18, 8am – Sun, February 19, 10pm.

February 23rd, 2017

7th Annual Student Invitational at Greenville Arts Council

7th Annual Student Invitational Opens Thu, February 23, 4pm – 6pm. For more information go to their website or contact the office at 662-332-2246.

February 23rd, 2017 - February 26th, 2017

Memphis at Delta Center Stage

Music and Lyrics by David Bryan, book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro
Set in the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, this hot new musical bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves — filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roofraising rock ‘n’ roll. Along with the 2010 Best Musical Tony, the show swept the musical writing categories with wins for Best Book by Joe DiPietro, Best Score for Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, and Best Orchestrations for Daryl Waters and David Bryan.Performances | Feb. 23-26, 2017*All Performances General Admission, Tickets at the door. Advance tickets at Bass Offices, Lagniappe, Montage Marketplace. Go to their website for more information.*Adults: $20 –Under 16 or Student ID: $10*Thursday-Saturday Curtain: 7:30 pm*Sunday Matinees: 2:30 pm
*FREE admission to DCS Season Ticket Holders.

February 25th, 2017

Mardi Gras Fling at the Washington County Convention Center

Mardi Gras Fling-Arena-662-378-9744 When: Sat, February 25, 6:00pm – 11:30pm

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February 25th, 2017

Mardi Gras Parade

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February 25th, 2017

Mound A Winterville Mounds Presentation

The Spring flood of 2016 damaged parts of Mound A at Winterville Mounds.  Report and findings from the excavation of Mound A by Corin Pursell of the Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research (TVAR) on Saturday, February 25, 1 p.m.   Admission is free and open to the public.  Call 662-334-4684 for more details.

 

 

February 25th, 2017

Stephanie Mills performs at Harlow’s Casino & Resort

Stephanie Mills performs in the Event Center at Harlow’s Casino.  Go to their website to purchase tickets!

March

January 16th, 2017 - April 14th, 2017

Delta Children’s Museum “Science + You” Traveling Exhibit

For more information visit their website.  Opening January 17 and running through April 14, 2017 and located in the Greenville Mall, the Delta Children’s Museum will present “SCIENCE + YOU” a traveling children’s museum by Kohl’s Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago and sponsored by the Abbvie Foundation with generous support from the Community Foundation of Washington County and King’s Daughters and Sons Circle # 2.

March 3rd, 2017

Regional Science Fair at the Washington County Convention Center

Regional Science Fair-662-390-3420 When :Fri, March 3, 9:00am – 4:30pm

March 4th, 2017

Big Mamma Crappie & Bass Tourney

This tourney is held on beautiful Lake Washington. Contact Mike Jones at 662-822-2087 for more information.

March 4th, 2017

Eddie Cusic’s Headstone Dedication

Famed local bluesman Eddie Cusic will have a headstone dedication worthy of his legacy at 4 p.m. in the Legacy section of Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The Mount Zion Memorial Foundation has worked to memorialize the contributions of musicians.  Go to their Facebook page for more information.

March 5th, 2017

Gospel Singing at the Washington County Convention Center

Gospel Singing/Arena 662-207-9658 When: Sun, March 5, 6pm – 10pm

March 7th, 2017 - March 10th, 2017

Spring Break at Winterville Mounds

Winterville Mounds celebrates Spring Break for kids with Native American arts and crafts and games on Tuesday- Friday, March 7 – 10 and Thursday and Friday, March 16 and 17, at 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. daily.  Admission is free, but you must register by calling 662-334-4684.

March 9th, 2017

Annual National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet at the Washington County Convention Center

Annual Turkey Banquet-Banquet Room,When:Thu, March 9, 6pm – 11pm

March 10th, 2017 - March 11th, 2017

Crappie Masters Qualifier Big Crappie Challenge Tourney

Greenville/Washington County will be the host to the tourney held on Lake Washington. Go to their website for more information.

March 10th, 2017

Janice “Honey” Dean exhibit at Greenville Arts Council

The opening reception for Janice “Honey” Dean will be Friday, March 10 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)  Go to their website for more information.

March 17th, 2017

River City Car Show

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March 24th, 2017

Blues Show at the Washington County Convention Center

Blues Show/Arena-662-402-0601 When: Fri, March 24, 9pm – Sat, March 25, 1am

March 26th, 2017 - March 29th, 2017

Small Farmers Conference presented by Alcorn

Greenville/Washington County will be the location for the 2017 Small Farmers Conference.  For more information visit their website or contact Mrs. Harris at 1-601-877-6395 or 1-601-597-9605-cell.

March 27th, 2017 - March 29th, 2017

Carousel, a Garden Club of America Flower Show

The Greenville Garden Club presents Carousel, a Garden Club of America Flower Show.  Free and open to the public.  Tuesday, March 28 (2 p.m to 4 p.m.)  and Wednesday, March 29 (9 a.m. to 11 a.m.)  Location: E.E. Bass Art Gallery and Carousel Room.  Contact Lynn Cox @ 662-390-3974 for more information.

April

January 16th, 2017 - April 14th, 2017

Delta Children’s Museum “Science + You” Traveling Exhibit

For more information visit their website.  Opening January 17 and running through April 14, 2017 and located in the Greenville Mall, the Delta Children’s Museum will present “SCIENCE + YOU” a traveling children’s museum by Kohl’s Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago and sponsored by the Abbvie Foundation with generous support from the Community Foundation of Washington County and King’s Daughters and Sons Circle # 2.

April 1st, 2017

MVSU’S Annual Tailgate Festival & Parade

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April 1st, 2017

Spa Retreat at the Washington County Convention Center

Pamper Me SPA Retreat When: Sat, April 1, 10:00am – 9:30pm in the Banquet Room

April 4th, 2017

Washington County Economic Alliance’s Annual Meeting

It is almost that time of year again! Please save the date for this year’s Washington County Economic Alliance’s Annual Meeting to be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the Washington County Convention Center! Start the evening off networking and learning about local businesses through our Business Showcases, while to your stomach’s delight, tasting samples of our chamber restaurants cuisine, “A Delicious Taste of Washington County”. Then enjoy Cary & Company with awards and end with humorous speaker Lyndy Phillips. Phillips is a dynamic, inspirational, funny speaker and comedy magician who recharges, renews, and refreshes audiences with his positive, upbeat presentations. He’s highly entertaining with 100% clean humor, comedy magic, and audience involvement. His messages on reducing stress and personal value are inspirational. Save the date. It’s going to be a wonderful evening!
Attached are forms to reserve your showcase booth and reserved round table of 8 with perks. Please note the first 50 showcase booths are guaranteed a spot inside the main arena! Just let me know if you have any questions. Don’t miss this great evening! Go to their website for more information!

April 6th, 2017 - April 9th, 2017

35th Annual Ole Miss/Mississippi State Tennis & Golf Tourney

Contact Parker England at pengland@planters-bank.com or 662-379-2557 for more information.

April 7th, 2017

First Friday Hollandale Jam

Visit them on their Facebook  group page at First Friday Hollandale Jam.  Live blues music in downtown Hollandale, MS.

April 8th, 2017

Magic Mike Tribute at Harlow’s Casino & Resort

Magic Mike, Authorized Tribute–Saturday, April 8, Doors open at 7pm and show starts at 8pm and tickets are only $20. If you enjoyed the scintillating movie Magic Mike XXL, then you will love the energetic performances of Men of Torque Male Review. Go to their website for more information.

April 12th, 2017

Easter Event at the River Road Queen Welcome Center

Easter event (1pm-3pm) Washington County Welcome Center ,Hwy 82 west and Reed Road, Markita  Grady, Supervisor: Phone number: 662-332-2378. Celebrate Easter and visit the Museum of the Delta.

April 15th, 2017

Giant Easter Egg Hunt at Winterville Mounds

Giant Easter Egg Hunt at the Winterville Mounds on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Program is for children up to 12 years of age.

April 20th, 2017 - April 22nd, 2017

4th Annual Mississippi Delta Dragon Boat Festival (CANCELLED)

*** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!  This is one of the most exciting events of the year!  The 4th Annual Delta Dragon Boat Festival will be held on beautiful Lake Ferguson.  This event will include activities that promote the rich culture of the diverse people of the Mississippi Delta and the Chinese culture.  Go to their website for the most current updates and schedule of events or contact Daniel Boggs at 662-378- 3121.

April 21st, 2017

1927 Flood Exhibit Opening

Ninety years later.. A month-long 1927 Flood exhibit will open at the Wildlife Museum in Leland, MS on the exact date of the historic flood. The Bureau will sponsor an opening reception Friday, April 21, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend! Contact Billy Johnson (Leland Blues Project) for more information.

April 21st, 2017

Crawfish Boil at Schelben Park

Crawfish Boil on Friday, April 21, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Schelben Park. Crawfish tickets are $25.00 for All You Can Eat and are Pre-Sales ONLY. General admission tickets will be sold for $10.00 which will get you one ticket for a hamburger, chips and soft drink. These tickets can be purchased at the gate. All tickets can be purchased ahead of time at our office located at 503 Washington Avenue. We will have live entertainment by Good Paper of Rev. Rob Mortimer and inflatables for children. For more information, contact our office at 662-378-3121 x 305 or visit their Facebook page.

April 21st, 2017 - April 22nd, 2017

Monuments on Main Street in the Historic Greenville Cemetery

The past will be brought to life this April as the Greenville Cemetery Association and Delta Center Stage partner together to bring Monuments on Main Street Cemetery Tour with live entertainment and hospitality ! Tickets can be purchased  by calling 662-820-5489 or 662-379-6022 or advance tickets can be purchased at E.E. Bass or online on their website,  or at Lagniappe and Montage Marketplace.

April 22nd, 2017

Mississippi Delta Black Rodeo

Location: Washington County Convention Center Fairgrounds.  Show starts at 7:30 PM.  go to their website for more information or contact 662-332-0488.

April 23rd, 2017

Teen Turn Up Show

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April 25th, 2017

“The Monster Who Ate My Peas” presented by Delta Children’s Museum

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 9:00 & 11:00 am, the Delta Children’s Museum will present “The Monster Who Ate My Peas” by Arts Power in E. E. Bass Auditorium. The admission fee is $5 per child with teachers and aids admitted free. Based on the multi-award winning book written by Danny Schnitzlein, Arts Power’s rousing musical tells the funny and poignant story of a young boy who doesn’t want to “eat is peas!” When a crafty monster appears beneath his kitchen table, the boy is ready to make a deal with the monster, but at what cost? Children and adults alike will be entertained and engaged by this wonderfully written tale about the value of will power. The 55 minute show is age appropriate K thru 3rd. Go to their website for more information.

May

May 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

Greenville Speedway 2017 Season

The fastest track in the south, Heart-pounding, wheel to wheel action.  Weekly racing and competitions, Super Late, Models, Street Stocks, NeSmith Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Stringers, Pure Stocks and more!   Go to their website for the most current information.

May 5th, 2017 - June 30th, 2017

7th Biennial Mississippi Invitational Exhibit at Greenville Arts Council

7th Biennial Mississippi Invitational Exhibit entries due April 7th. The Greenville Arts Council is excited to announce the 7th MS Invitational, set to open May 5, 2017 and remain on display through June 30 at the Malkin Gallery at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center in Greenville, MS. The exhibition will display an array of works submitted by Mississippi residents or Mississippi natives. $2500 in cash prizes will be awarded to 8 winners; 1 best in show purchase prize for $1000, 2 purchase prizes each for $500 and 5 merit awards at $100 each. For more information, please refer to the entry form. We look forward to receiving your submissions! Please feel free to contact us at the GAC office at 662-332-2246 or execdirector@greenville-arts-council.com. Contact 662-332-2246 or visit their website for more information!

May 5th, 2017

First Friday Hollandale Jam

It’s starting again in 2017! First Friday Hollandale Jam begins  and will continue every first Friday of the month leading up to the Sam Chatmon Blues Festival in the hometown of Chatmon!  Visit them on their Facebook group page at First Friday Hollandale Jam.

May 5th, 2017

Mother’s Day Extravaganza

Mother’s Day Extravaganza at the Washington County Convention Center. Contact Tony Baldwin at baldwinlawfirm@yahoo.com or 662-332-0488.

May 7th, 2017 - May 13th, 2017

National Tourism and Travel Week at the River Road Queen Welcome Center

Washington County Welcome Center ,Hwy 82 west and Reed Road, Markita  Grady, Supervisor: Phone number: 662-332-2378. Celebrate Tourism Month and visit the Museum of the Delta. See Schedule of events:
SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 – Kick-off National Tourism Week/ Donuts and coffee will be served to Tourists. A gift from Bath and Body works will be raffled off to a lucky tourist.

MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017 – Winterville State Park, Mark Howell will be displaying information about the park and displaying Indian artifacts from the museum.

TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 – Health Fair, Oral health, Mrs. LaNeidra Williams will be at the Welcome Center giving out information on oral health. Local school groups will be visiting the center on this day.

Staff will wear red and rally for “Travel Rally.

WENESDAY, MAY 10, 2017 – Mars Food, formerly Uncle Ben’s rice will be at the Welcome Center displaying rice products and giving samples to the Tourists.

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017 – Trop Casino will be setting up a table to give out promotional information to tourists.

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017 – Quilling Display by Marjorie Jones.

SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017 – Mississippi Specialty items will be given to tourists and two tickets to the concert at Harlow Casino featuring the “Oak Ridge Boys” Refreshments will be served.

May 13th, 2017

26th Annual Leland Crawfish Festival & Brews & Blues

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Come and visit historic downtown Leland –Crawfish, entertainment, food vendors, crafts and much more on the historical streets of Leland. Crawfish posters and T-shirts available to purchase. Visit their website for more information. ** Bonus*** This year, the Greenville Art Council has partnered with the festival to include ” Brews and Blues”!

May 13th, 2017

Blue Magnolia Films Bicentennial Event at Schelben Park

As Mississippi celebrates 200 years, join the City of Greenville for this commemorative film event at Schelben Park at 8 p.m.  Go to their Facebook page  more information.

 

 

May 13th, 2017

Oak Ridge Boys at Harlow’s Casino & Resort

The Oak Ridge Boys perform in the Event Center. Go to their website for ticket information and showtime!

 

May 18th, 2017 - May 21st, 2017

Chicago The Musical at Delta Center Stage

Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. Script Adaptation by David Thompson. In roaring twenties Chicago, chorus girl Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune and acquittal. This sharp-edged satire features a dazzling score that sparked immortal staging by Bob Fosse. NOMINEE! 1975 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score. WINNER! 1997 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.Go to their website for more information.

May 27th, 2017

19th Annual Town of Metcalfe Homecoming

Family, friends and visitors are invited from near and far to enjoy vendors, fun, food, activities and fellowship together.  Contact the Metcalfe City Hall at 662-335-0212 for more information.

May 27th, 2017

Grand Opening of the Mighty Miss. Brewing Co.

June

May 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

Greenville Speedway 2017 Season

The fastest track in the south, Heart-pounding, wheel to wheel action.  Weekly racing and competitions, Super Late, Models, Street Stocks, NeSmith Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Stringers, Pure Stocks and more!   Go to their website for the most current information.

May 5th, 2017 - June 30th, 2017

7th Biennial Mississippi Invitational Exhibit at Greenville Arts Council

7th Biennial Mississippi Invitational Exhibit entries due April 7th. The Greenville Arts Council is excited to announce the 7th MS Invitational, set to open May 5, 2017 and remain on display through June 30 at the Malkin Gallery at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center in Greenville, MS. The exhibition will display an array of works submitted by Mississippi residents or Mississippi natives. $2500 in cash prizes will be awarded to 8 winners; 1 best in show purchase prize for $1000, 2 purchase prizes each for $500 and 5 merit awards at $100 each. For more information, please refer to the entry form. We look forward to receiving your submissions! Please feel free to contact us at the GAC office at 662-332-2246 or execdirector@greenville-arts-council.com. Contact 662-332-2246 or visit their website for more information!

June 1st, 2017 - June 30th, 2017

Hospitality Month at the River Road Queen Welcome Center

Washington County Welcome Center ,Hwy 82 west and Reed Road, Markita  Grady, Supervisor: Phone number: 662-332-2378. Celebrate Hospitality Month and visit the Museum of the Delta.

June 1st, 2017 - September 30th, 2017

Opening of the Farmer’s Market

Come to downtown Greenville on Washington Avenue at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion and purchase fresh vegetables, honey, homemade soaps and so much more!  Availability of produce as weather permits.   The Farmer’s Market is open Wednesday’s and Saturday’s (8-12 noon) through September.  Contact  the Director of Mainstreet, at 662-378-3121 for more information or visit their website.

June 2nd, 2017

First Friday Hollandale Jam

It’s starting again in 2017! First Friday Hollandale Jam begins  and will continue every first Friday of the month leading up to the Sam Chatmon Blues Festival in the hometown of Chatmon! Visit them on their Facebook group page at First Friday Hollandale Jam

June 2nd, 2017 - June 3rd, 2017

Grand Opening of the Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Museum

The museum will feature an impressive collection of hunting and fishing memorabilia from across the state. The Museum is also home to the Mississippi Outdoor Hall of Fame, honoring famous Mississippians who have impacted outdoor sports and conservation in Mississippi and nationwide. Visit their website for more information or contact the Leland Chamber at 662-686-7789.

June 3rd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017

4th Annual United as One Gospel Fest

Outdoors entertainment featuring renowned gospel artists and beginner artists, praise dancers competition, history reenactments, and poets. Location: Stein Mart Square, downtown Greenville. Contact Doris McKinnis at 662-820-4505 or 662-390-6448 for more information.

June 3rd, 2017

4th Annual Warfield Riverfest–Event Cancelled Due to Weather!!!

Event Cancelled!!!  Warfield Riverfest promises to be a fun-filled, family festival !! DUE TO FLOODING THE FESTIVAL HAS BEEN MOVED THE THE GROUNDS OF THE WASHINGTON COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER, 1040 RACEWAY ROAD. Along with the traditional festival foods, the day will be crammed full of fun and exciting activities for individuals of all ages.  Come spend the day  and enjoy food, fun, crafts, a petting zoo, 16 man mobile video unit,  a remote control car racing demonstration and lots of  BBQ.  Volunteers are needed! For more info on the festival or vendor applications, visit their website Hours (10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

June 3rd, 2017

8th Annual Jared Howington Snake Grabbin Rodeo 2017

Grabuone Outfitters begins its 8th Annual Snake Grabbin’ Rodeo , where everyday citizens have the chance to compete in some bare handed snake grabbin’.  Go to their facebook page for the most current updates or visit their  website … if you dare!

June 3rd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017

Future Tour Championship National Golf Tourney

This fundraiser is still going strong.  Contact Dr. William Brozovich for more information at wmbroz@yahoo.com or you may also contact the Greenville Golf and Country Club at (662) 332-7205  located at 2476 Highway 1 South, Greenville, MS

June 3rd, 2017

Willie Clayton performs at Harlow’s Casino & Resort

Go to their Website for ticket information and showtime.

 

June 7th, 2017 - June 9th, 2017

Summer Fun Days at Winterville Mounds

Summer Fun Days for kids at the Winterville Mounds, Wednesday thru Friday, June 7 – 9 and 14 – 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. daily.  Winterville Mounds will host its annual Summer Fun Days for Kids (ages 3-13 years).  Children will learn about Native American culture through arts and crafts and special presentations.  Activities include a rainmaker, Native American vest, Native American mask, pottery, hand rattler making, making coloring activities, storytelling, face painting, archery and more.  All children and groups must be registered by calling 662-334-4684.  Admission is free.

June 8th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017

The Steve Azar Delta Soul Celebrity Golf & Charity Event

Go to their website and click to Download Golf Entry Forms and Sponsor Information. This event will benefit The Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation.

June 17th, 2017

Hotter Than Hades Half-Marathon

This is the annual half-marathon held in Leland, MS and is one of the most unique marathons in the country. Contact Jamie Murrell,  Director,  at 662-347-2920 or email jmurrell@planters-bank.com for more information, or you may register online.

June 18th, 2017

The Bandit Run

Visit their website for more information and a complete schedule of events!  The Bandits will  arrive in Greenville, MS  –  Delta Radio Network Radio Stations hosting Car Show and BBQ in the Historic Downtown Main Street!

June 23rd, 2017

Cocktails at the Carousel

Join us for our first Cocktails at the Carousel event of the summer! It’s free and open to the public, and we’ll have unlimited carousel rides, balloon animals, and other fun activities for the whole family. GAC members drink free, and alcoholic drinks for non-members are only $3. Come enjoy beer, wine, or our signature cocktail – designed by Downtown Grille! We’ll also have non alcoholic drink options. Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook event! For more info, call 332-2246 or email execadmin@greenville-arts-council.com or visit their website.

June 30th, 2017 - July 2nd, 2017

Nugent Center Homecoming Reunion

This organizations meets every two years for three days of activities that involves alumnus from around the world. Contact Sarah James Smith, event coordinator, at 662-616-9107 fore more information.

July

May 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

Greenville Speedway 2017 Season

The fastest track in the south, Heart-pounding, wheel to wheel action.  Weekly racing and competitions, Super Late, Models, Street Stocks, NeSmith Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Stringers, Pure Stocks and more!   Go to their website for the most current information.

June 1st, 2017 - September 30th, 2017

Opening of the Farmer’s Market

Come to downtown Greenville on Washington Avenue at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion and purchase fresh vegetables, honey, homemade soaps and so much more!  Availability of produce as weather permits.   The Farmer’s Market is open Wednesday’s and Saturday’s (8-12 noon) through September.  Contact  the Director of Mainstreet, at 662-378-3121 for more information or visit their website.

June 30th, 2017 - July 2nd, 2017

Nugent Center Homecoming Reunion

This organizations meets every two years for three days of activities that involves alumnus from around the world. Contact Sarah James Smith, event coordinator, at 662-616-9107 fore more information.

July 1st, 2017

Independence Blues Festival at Warfield Point Park

Come and enjoy blues and more on the banks of the Mississippi River at the beautiful Warfield Point Park.  For more information, contact Tony Baldwin at baldwinlawfirm@yahoo.com

July 4th, 2017

5th Annual Firecracker 5K & Family Run

The Chamber & Economic Development Center of Washington County presents the 4th Annual Firecracker 5K & Family 1 Mile Fun Run. Join us 4th of July morning in Greenville for a race through our historic downtown, which includes an amazing view on the levee. Worried about the heat? No need with a water station at each mile. The race will begin and end at The Chamber & EDC. An awards ceremony will follow the Family 1 Mile Fun Run. We had a great crowd last year, and expect a fun group again this year! Also, new this year, Corporate Challenge, where we are awarding to the Largest Team and the Fastest Team. All proceeds will benefit The Chamber & EDCs mission to improve the economic climate and quality of life in Washington County. Registration Cost: $20.00 until June 20 and then it goes up to $25.00. Attached is the registration form or register online www.racesonline.com or you may contact Deborah Wintory at 662-378-3141 for more information.

July 4th, 2017

July 4th Event at the Washington County Welcome Center

This unique structure once served as the State of Mississippi exhibit in the 1984 New Orleans World’s Fair. Today it is also home to unique Delta exhibits.  Contact  Markita Grady for more information on the July 4th event  at 662-332-2378.

July 4th, 2017

July 4th Fireworks Show

July 4th Fireworks show begins on the Lake Ferguson waterfront at dusk.  Contact  Main Street Greenville at 662-378-3121 for more information or visit their website.

July 6th, 2017 - July 8th, 2017

Leland Homecoming Reunion

This event is a reunion of school classes from Leland Public Schools. Since 1985, thousands have returned back to reunite every two years. Contact Betty Coleman at 662-820-4536 for more information or email at tobecoleman@att.net.

July 7th, 2017

First Friday Hollandale Jam

It’s starting again in 2017! First Friday Hollandale Jam begins  and will continue every first Friday of the month leading up to the Sam Chatmon Blues Festival in the hometown of Chatmon!  Visit them on their Facebook group page at First Friday Hollandale J

July 8th, 2017

Adult Painting Class at Winterville Mounds

Free Adult Sand Painting Class at the Winterville Mounds on Saturday, July 8, 1 p.m.  Adults (sixteen years and older) are invited to participate in a sand painting class.  Space is limited; call and register at 662-334-4684.

July 8th, 2017

Sand Painting Class at Winterville Mounds

Free and open to the public!  Learn about sand painting. Create your own artwork.  Ages 16 and up only. Space is limited. To register or for more information, contact Winterville Mounds at 662-334-4684 or info@wintervillemounds.com 

 

July 12th, 2017 - July 14th, 2017

Summer Fun Days at Winterville Mounds

Summer Fun Days for kids at the Winterville Mounds, Wednesday thru Friday, July 12 – 14, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. daily.  Winterville Mounds will host its second part of Summer Fun Days for Kids (ages 3-13 years).  Children will learn about Native American culture through arts and crafts and special presentations.  Activities include a rainmaker, Native American vest, Native American mask, pottery, hand rattler making, making coloring activities, storytelling, face painting, archery and more.  All children and groups must be registered by calling 662-334-4684.  Admission is free.

July 14th, 2017 - July 16th, 2017

2nd Coleman High Alumni Homecoming

Former students of Coleman High School from all classes (1-20-1975) will come together to reunite. Contact Lois Hawkins at 662-347-4555 or hlois27@yahoo.com.

July 27th, 2017 - July 31st, 2017

The Wiz at Delta Center Stage

Go to their website for more information!

July 28th, 2017

American Idol Finalist La’ Porsha Renae Live

The family of Greenville born American Idol runner up La’Porsha Renae dropped by the office to meet us today as they are very busy promoting her upcoming concert on Friday, July 28th at the Washington County Convention Center. We are proud of her accomplishments as a contestant on America Idol 🎤 Contact the WCCVC at 662-332-0488 for more information.

July 28th, 2017

Cocktails at the Carousel

Join us for our first Cocktails at the Carousel event of the summer! It’s free and open to the public, and we’ll have unlimited carousel rides, balloon animals, and other fun activities for the whole family. GAC members drink free, and alcoholic drinks for non-members are only $3. Come enjoy beer, wine, or our signature cocktail – designed by Downtown Grille! We’ll also have non alcoholic drink options. Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook event! For more info, call 332-2246 or email execadmin@greenville-arts-council.com or visit their website.

July 28th, 2017

Reflections: Works In Clay And Sound at Winterville Mounds

Artists Jonathan  Sims  is an independent artist from Glen Allan, MS . Come and see his works in clay and sound Friday, July 28th at 5:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served: Admission is free. Contact Winterville Mounds at 662-334-4684

July 30th, 2017

WWISCAA’S 25th Annual Food Festival

WWISCAA’S Food Festival : To be held at the Washington County Convention Center. “Celebrating Over 43 Years of People Helping People Help Themselves” Presented by WWISCAA, INC.  Contact 662-378-5857 for more information.

August

May 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

Greenville Speedway 2017 Season

The fastest track in the south, Heart-pounding, wheel to wheel action.  Weekly racing and competitions, Super Late, Models, Street Stocks, NeSmith Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Stringers, Pure Stocks and more!   Go to their website for the most current information.

June 1st, 2017 - September 30th, 2017

Opening of the Farmer’s Market

Come to downtown Greenville on Washington Avenue at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion and purchase fresh vegetables, honey, homemade soaps and so much more!  Availability of produce as weather permits.   The Farmer’s Market is open Wednesday’s and Saturday’s (8-12 noon) through September.  Contact  the Director of Mainstreet, at 662-378-3121 for more information or visit their website.

August 4th, 2017

First Friday Hollandale Jam

It’s starting again in 2017! First Friday Hollandale Jam begins  and will continue every first Friday of the month leading up to the Sam Chatmon Blues Festival in the hometown of Chatmon!  Visit them on their Facebook group page at First Friday Hollandale

August 18th, 2017

Greenville Mississippi Bicentennial Community Photo Screening at E.E. Bass

Greenville, Mississippi Bicentennial – Community Photo Screening at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center open to the public and hosted by Greenville Reflection & Youth Development Museum on Friday, August 18 at 7 PM – 9 PM CDT. Contact 662-332-2246 or visit their website for more information.

August 19th, 2017

Elvis Tribute Show Featuring Brandon Bennett at Harlow’s Casino

Elvis tribute show featuring Brandon Bennett Saturday, August 19 in the Event Center. Doors open at 7pm Show starts at 8pm Prices start at $20.  Go to their website for ticket information.

 

August 25th, 2017

Cocktails at the Carousel

Join us for our first Cocktails at the Carousel event of the summer! It’s free and open to the public, and we’ll have unlimited carousel rides, balloon animals, and other fun activities for the whole family. GAC members drink free, and alcoholic drinks for non-members are only $3. Come enjoy beer, wine, or our signature cocktail – designed by Downtown Grille! We’ll also have non alcoholic drink options. Be sure to RSVP to our Facebook event! For more info, call 332-2246 or email execadmin@greenville-arts-council.com or visit their website.

August 26th, 2017

Roll’n On The River Car Show at Warfield Point Park

Roll’n On The River Car Show Hosted by Roll’n On The River at Warfield Point Park Saturday, August 26 at 10 AM – 2 PM

 

September

May 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

Greenville Speedway 2017 Season

The fastest track in the south, Heart-pounding, wheel to wheel action.  Weekly racing and competitions, Super Late, Models, Street Stocks, NeSmith Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Stringers, Pure Stocks and more!   Go to their website for the most current information.

June 1st, 2017 - September 30th, 2017

Opening of the Farmer’s Market

Come to downtown Greenville on Washington Avenue at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion and purchase fresh vegetables, honey, homemade soaps and so much more!  Availability of produce as weather permits.   The Farmer’s Market is open Wednesday’s and Saturday’s (8-12 noon) through September.  Contact  the Director of Mainstreet, at 662-378-3121 for more information or visit their website.

September 1st, 2017

Lakeside performs at Harlow’s Casino & Resort

Go to their website for more information.

September 8th, 2017 - October 23rd, 2017

Art Across Mississippi: More Than Meets the Eye: The Art of the Mississippi Blues at E.E. Bass

September 8th, 2017 - September 10th, 2017

Tri-Level State League Tennis Championships

400-500 PLAYERS will compete in Greenville –for more information contact pengland@planters-bank.com or tpro11@yahoo.com

September 9th, 2017

Officers Down 5K & Community Day (Cancelled)

Officers Down 5K & Community Day – Greenville, MS
Saturday, September 9 at 8 AM – 1 PM
Washington County Convention Center
1040 S. Raceway Rd, Greenville MS 38701                                                                           For More Information Contact:
Jennifer Lamberson at 662-822-8553
Or Register now at their website! Community Day will include live music, lunch, inflatables, interactive games, K9 demo, and much more! Tentative Schedule:
Check-in & Registration 8am-9:45am Community Day 8am-1pm KIDS FUN RUN 9:30am Opening 9:40am 5KRun/Walk 10am*K9 Demo 11am. All participants who pre-register by August 27th at 11:59pm will receive a dry-fit T-shirt! NO REFUNDS! All registrations for our events are non-refundable. However, you can transfer your registration to someone else.Must be present to receive T-shirt and Medal. OD5K will not ship post event. (Award medals)

September 10th, 2017

Dr. Maureen Meyers “Native American History of Mississippi in Ten Objects”at Winterville Mounds

We hope each of you will attend our second annual WMA Meeting on Sunday, September 10th at 3:00 pm. We have a very interesting speaker, Dr. Maureen Meyers, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ole Miss, who will speak on “Native American History of Mississippi in Ten Objects.” Native American refreshments will be served. You are welcome to bring friends and prospective members. Contact Lynn Cox at 662-390-3974 or Winterville Mounds & Museum at 662-334-4684.

Yakoke Ahmi!
(Choctaw for thank you!)

L

September 11th, 2017

Mayor’s Blues Reception at Harlow’s Casino – Blues Week Event

Mayor’s Blues Reception–Harlow’s Casino @6:30 pm. Go to their website for more information

September 12th, 2017

Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival Parade – Blues Week Event

Parade starts downtown at 4 pm.  Go to their website for more information.

September 12th, 2017

Prayer Breakfast-Blues Week Event

Prayer Breakfast at 7:00 am in the MACE Building.  Go to the website for more information.

September 13th, 2017

Blues Event at the River Road Queen Welcome Center

Washington County Welcome Center ,Hwy 82 west and Reed Road, Markita  Grady, Supervisor: Phone number: 662-332-2378. Celebrate the Blues and visit the Museum of the Delta. (1 pm-3 pm)

September 13th, 2017

Family Day-Stein Mart Square – Blues Week Event

Family Day 5pm-7pm at Stein Mart Square (Downtown Washington Avenue).  Go to their website for more information.

September 14th, 2017

Jazz Tribute to the Blues at E.E.Bass – Blues Week Event

“Jazz Tribute to the Blues” featuring Bob Dowell at E.E. Bass.  Go to their website for more information.

September 15th, 2017

Delta Blues Gala “70’s Theme” – Harlow’s Casino–Blues Week Event

Go to their website for more information.

September 15th, 2017

MACE 15th Annual Delta Dialogue – Blues Week Event

Go to their website for more information.

September 15th, 2017

Nelson Street Festival & Gospel Celebration – Blues Week Event

Go to their website for more information. The “Little Wynn Festival” is a family oriented event that is held the evening before the “Delta Blues Festival”  to kick off a  blues atmosphere!  This event showcases local and surrounding musicians and is open to the public. For more information contact Shirley Redmon at 662-820-8882 or shirleyredmon800@yahoo.com

September 16th, 2017

40th Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival & Gospel Stage

Taking It Back Home for the 40th Anniversary of The Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival! The festival ,which began in 1977, is now the largest blues festival in the Delta and the oldest in the United States. Always held on the 3rd Saturday in September, the Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival features blues artists from near and far. Visit the website for the most current information and schedule of performers. Location: 1135 Dycus Road Greenville, MS

September 20th, 2017 - September 23rd, 2017

Bass Pro Shop Crappie Masters National Tourney

The 2017 Bass Pro Shop Crappie Masters National Tourney will be held in Washington County. Visit their website for the most current updates!

September 21st, 2017 - September 22nd, 2017

Book Signing, Reading, & Reception: A History of the William Faulkner Home

Book Signing, Reading, & Reception
Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.
Reading, presentation, & discussion – 6:00 p.m.
Roger D. Malkin Gallery – E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center

Rowan Oak: A History of the William Faulkner Home
by Sally Stone Trotter
Introduction by Cham & Ike Trotter

Join the Greenville Arts Council on Thursday, September 21st at 5:30 p.m. for a special book signing event! Rowan Oak: A History of the William Faulkner Home by Sally Stone Trotter brings to light a spectacular new look at one of Mississippi’s foremost literary landmarks. Cham and Ike, Sally’s sons, have worked for decades to see this publication released.
In 1930, Will and Sallie Bryant deeded and financed the family home—The Bailey Place—in Oxford, Mississippi to William Faulkner. Sally Stone Trotter, Will and Sallie’s granddaughter, writes a little-known history of both families and the home Faulkner loved and named Rowan Oak.
For more information, check out the Facebook event, call the Greenville Arts Council at 662-332-2246 or email execadmin@greenville-arts-council.com

Connect with us on social media & be sure to RSVP to the book signing on Facebook!

On display in the gallery:

September 22nd, 2017 - September 23rd, 2017

Hollandale Sam Chatmon Blues Festival

Come and visit historic downtown Hollandale, home of renowned blues artist, Sam Chatmon.  Bikes, barbecue, and the blues. Live performances.  Like them on their facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sam-Chatmon-Blues-Festival/270746839615244

September 28th, 2017 - October 1st, 2017

18th Annual Highway 61 Blues Festival

Join us for all the excitement and entertainment surrounding this blues festival, which will now be held in Greenville, MS on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in Warfield Point Park.  Go to their website for the most current updates . The Mighty Mississippi Music Festival is also now becoming part of the Highway 61 Blues Festival as part of Bridging The Blues.  To find out more information about this partnership, go to their website at http://www.mightymississippimusicfestival.com/ or http://www.bridgingtheblues.com/

September 28th, 2017 - October 1st, 2017

5th Annual Mighty Mississippi Music Festival

Join us for all the excitement and entertainment surrounding this blues festival which will now be held in Greenville, MS on the banks of the  Mississippi River in Warfield  Point Park. Go to their websitefor the most current updates . The Highway 61 Blues Festival  is also now becoming part of the  Mighty Mississippi Music Festival as part of Bridging The Blues.  To find out more information about this partnership, go to their website athttp://www.highway61blues.com/festival_page_1.htm or http://www.bridgingtheblues.com/

October

May 1st, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

Greenville Speedway 2017 Season

The fastest track in the south, Heart-pounding, wheel to wheel action.  Weekly racing and competitions, Super Late, Models, Street Stocks, NeSmith Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Stringers, Pure Stocks and more!   Go to their website for the most current information.

September 8th, 2017 - October 23rd, 2017

Art Across Mississippi: More Than Meets the Eye: The Art of the Mississippi Blues at E.E. Bass

September 28th, 2017 - October 1st, 2017

18th Annual Highway 61 Blues Festival

Join us for all the excitement and entertainment surrounding this blues festival, which will now be held in Greenville, MS on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in Warfield Point Park.  Go to their website for the most current updates . The Mighty Mississippi Music Festival is also now becoming part of the Highway 61 Blues Festival as part of Bridging The Blues.  To find out more information about this partnership, go to their website at http://www.mightymississippimusicfestival.com/ or http://www.bridgingtheblues.com/

September 28th, 2017 - October 1st, 2017

5th Annual Mighty Mississippi Music Festival

Join us for all the excitement and entertainment surrounding this blues festival which will now be held in Greenville, MS on the banks of the  Mississippi River in Warfield  Point Park. Go to their websitefor the most current updates . The Highway 61 Blues Festival  is also now becoming part of the  Mighty Mississippi Music Festival as part of Bridging The Blues.  To find out more information about this partnership, go to their website athttp://www.highway61blues.com/festival_page_1.htm or http://www.bridgingtheblues.com/

October 6th, 2017 - October 8th, 2017

Monuments on Main Street

Go to their website for more information.

October 7th, 2017 - October 14th, 2017

Holt Collier Film Project

October 19th, 2017 - October 21st, 2017

6th Annual Delta Hot Tamale Festival

2017 marks the 6th year of the Annual Delta Hot Tamale Festival in Greenville, MS.  Welcome to the Hot and Soul of the Delta.  You may also visit their website or like them on their Facebook page listed as Delta Hot Tamale Festival.

 

October 19th, 2017

Literary/Culinary Welcome Dinner at Belmont Plantation

Buy tickets here! 

October 19th, 2017

Prince McCoy Mississippi Blues Marker Unveiling

Kamel,

 

Mayor has confirmed for 10am that morning. If cool with you I’ll just do a quick welcome/thanks, Mayor Simmons can do his thing and then you take it. If you want someone else added feel free to add however you need too.

 

Best,

Wesley

Sent from my iPhone

On Oct 4, 2017, at 4:00 PM, Lisa Winters <lwinters@thedelta.org> wrote:

 

The Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau and Visit Mississippi are partnering together to unveil the latest marker  on the Mississippi Blues Trail. (Prince McCoy)

Time: 10:00 a.m. Location:  318 Main Street ( In the vicinity of Suddenlink Communications ) Greenville, MS

 

 

 

 

 

October 20th, 2017

Delta Hot Tamale Festival Literary Culinary Mashup

DELTA HOT TAMALE FESTIVAL LITERARY CULINARY MASHUP
Friday, October 20th
10 a.m-3 p.m.
Jake & Freda Stein Hall – E.E. Bass
Featuring Julia Reed, Bill Dunlap, Betsy Bradley, Curtis Wilkie and more, plus lunch at noon with Cole Ellis of Delta Meat Market.  Buy Tickets now!

 

October 21st, 2017

5th Annual Arcola OctoberFest Homecoming

The Town of Arcola is gearing up for another homecoming!

October 21st, 2017

The Great Delta Bear Affair

Food, Fun, Games, Seminars, Fantastic musical entertainment and more are all waiting for you in downtown Rolling Fork, Mississippi at the Great Delta Bear Affair. Visit their website for more information and a complete schedule, and while your in the Delta, why not come by and visit the final resting place of Holt Collier, located in Greenville at Live Oak Cemetery.

October 25th, 2017 - October 27th, 2017

Native American Days at Winterville Mounds

Admission is free, but donations are accepted.  Call 662-334-4684 for more details or visit their FACEBOOK page.  Winterville Mounds presents Native American Days 2017 on October 25-27, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. daily.  Experience Native American arts and crafts, storytelling, games, food, dancing, singing, primitive weapons, basket weaving, pottery, flint knapping, fishing camp, and much more.  Schools and groups must register at 662-334-4684 and admission is free.

 

October 26th, 2017

Art ‘Til Dark at E.E. Bass

 

Join us for an Art ‘Til Dark event on the front lawn of E.E. Bass on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 from 5-8 p.m.! This family friendly event is free and open to the public and will feature vendor booths with a variety of art and other handmade items for sale, plus activities for the kids, refreshments, music, and more! To apply to be a vendor, please fill out the vendor application, review the vendor policy, and return the application and vendor fee to the GAC office by October 24th at 4:30 p.m. Questions? Contact GAC at 662-332-2246 or execdirector@greenville-arts-council.com.

October 28th, 2017

7th Annual Leland Frog Fest & Annual Chili Cook off

The community of Leland, MS host a festival of the arts to celebrate the Henson Exhibit in the Mississippi Delta. This event will feature hand on arts venues, professional story-tellers, magicians, live music, Delta cuisine and live puppet performances. Also, the annual Deer Creek Chili Cook off and 5K run will partner with the Leland Frogfest for one festival! Contact Ashley Zepponi at aezepponi@hughes.net or visit their website for more information. Contact the Leland Chamber of Commerce at lelandcoc@gmail.com

October 28th, 2017

Mississippi Archaeological Expo at Winterville Mounds Museum

Winterville Mounds will host the 2017 Mississippi Archaeological Expo on Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The event will feature educational and fun activities for children and adults, such as demonstrations of archaeological techniques, prehistoric and historic lifeways, Native American food, dancing, arts and crafts, demonstrators and much more.  Contact 662-334-4684 for more information or visit their Facebook page.

 

October 31st, 2017

Halloween Event at the River Road Queen Welcome Center

Washington County Welcome Center ,Hwy 82 west and Reed Road, Markita  Grady, Supervisor: Phone number: 662-332-2378. Celebrate Halloween and visit the Museum of the Delta. (2 pm–4 pm)

November

November 4th, 2017

Lake Washington Antique Tractor Show

The Lake Washington Antique Tractor Show will feature old tractors, trucks, and farm equipment displays. Food and vendors will also be present at Paul Love Park in Glen Allen, MS. Contact David Whitehead at 662-822-8500  or Billy Nipper at 662-378-7217  for more information. Free Admission! All the fun begins at 9:00 am.. Train Ride For Kids, Giant Slide For Kids, Arts and Crafts, Food Vendors. 1:00 Tractor Rodeo 2:00 PM Tractor Parade

November 9th, 2017 - November 12th, 2017

Disenchanted at Delta Center Stage

Go to their website for more information.

November 11th, 2017

Bicentennial Veterans Dinner

Hometown journalist and author Walt Grayson will be the special guest speaker honoring our veterans! Come break bread with our vets, and celebrate at the Washington County Convention center. There will be a Bicentennial Celebration Dinner, honoring Mississippi’s 200th birthday and also our Veterans. Free Catfish dinner with all the trimmings . Contact Wally Morse at walleymorse@att.net  or the Washington County Convention Center at 662-332-0488.

November 12th, 2017

Seed of Righteous (Heart of the Thankful) Show

Annual event that celebrates gospel music held at the Washington County Convention Center. Contact 662-820-1099 for more information.

 

December

December 1st, 2017 - December 31st, 2017

53rd Annual Christmas on Deer Creek

Visit their website for the most current schedule of events!  Enjoy a Delta Christmas like no other as the community gathers on the banks of Deer Creek to welcome Santa’s floating sleigh. Deer Creek comes to life as the traditional Christmas floats are lighted and special music performances get you in the holiday spirit.

December 2nd, 2017

Greenville Christmas Parade

Come to historic downtown Greenville and enjoy a wonderful day of Christmas spirit!  Starting at the corner of Edison and Main.  If you are interested in being in the parade please contact our office at 662-378-3121 for an application or visit their Facebook Page!

 

 

 

December 6th, 2017

Christmas Open House at the River Road Queen Welcome Center

Washington County Welcome Center ,Hwy 82 west and Reed Road, Markita  Grady, Supervisor: Phone number: 662-332-2378. Celebrate Christmas and visit the Museum of the Delta. (1 pm—3 pm)

December 8th, 2017

WWISCAA’S Masquerade Celebration

Contact 601-378-5857 to purchase tickets or sponsor a table.

December 16th, 2017

Winterville Mounds Holiday Open House

Winterville Mounds celebrates the holiday with a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 16 at 1 p.m.  There will be food, fun, music, and good cheer.  Admission is free.  Call 662-334-4684 for more information or visit them on their Facebook page.