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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 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 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.

April 27th, 2017 - April 29th, 2017

4th Annual Mississippi Delta Dragon Boat Festival

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.

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

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.

May 13th, 2017

26th Annual Leland Crawfish Festival & Brews & Brews

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 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.

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.

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 - 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

Warfield Riverfest promises to be a fun-filled, family festival on the banks of the Mississippi River at Warfield Point Park, Highway 82 West, Greenville. 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 at the park and enjoy food, fun, crafts, and 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 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 Ino! Benefiting 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 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

July 4th, 2016

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, 2016

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.

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 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 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 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 11th, 2017 - August 12th, 2017

Praise Fest 2017

Praise Fest is a fundraiser for WDSV (Community non-profit radio station located in Greenville, MS). Come to the Washington County Convention Center to enjoy  gospel’s most notable artists. Contact Mashondia S. Redmond, Community Development Director, at 662-820-5885/662-335-5291-work or mredmond@deltadf.org

 

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 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 - September 15th, 2017

Blues Week dba Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival

Events leading up to the 40th Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival.  Go to their website for the most current updates and 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 16th, 2017

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

The Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival began in 1977, and 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.

September 16th, 2017

Little Wynn Festival on Historic Nelson Street

“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 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 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 29th, 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 29th, 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 29th, 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 29th, 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 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 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

Wednesday thru Saturday, October 25-27, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Native American Days 2016 will feature Native American arts and crafts, storytelling, games, food, dancing, singing, primitive weapons and children’s activities. Tribes will be announced at a later date.  Admission is free, but donations are accepted.  Call 662-334-4684 for more details or visit their FACEBOOK page.

 

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 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 662-378-6493  for more information.

November 11th, 2017

Bicentennial Veterans Dinner

Hometown journalist and author Walt Grayson will be the special guest honoring our veterans!  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.