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Riverfest Hoopfest entry deadline drawing near

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Tallahatchie Riverfest Committee is excited to announce that Perkins Dental of New Albany is sponsoring the 2018 HOOPFEST! The event will take place on Saturday, September 29th on Camp Street, alongside the Union County Courthouse, beginning at 10am. Sign up forms are available at New Albany and Union County [Continue Reading]

Classic American cars to cruise New Albany Friday evening

August 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

If the sound of purring engines and shiny chrome gets your heart racing, then Friday’s “Nifty 50s/60s Night” in historic, downtown New Albany is the place to be. “The event idea was pitched to us a few weeks ago by local farmers’ market vendor and classic car driver, Pat James,” said Main Street director, [Continue Reading]

Pedaling for Hope bike ride to be August 18

August 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

The second annual Pedaling for Hope bike ride will be Saturday, August 18, 2018. Registration will start at 7AM at the Trailhead in New Albany at 100 E. Bankhead Street with the race beginning at 8:00 AM. This is a partnership between New Albany Main Street and Regional Rehab Center in Tupelo. Proceeds will go to help [Continue Reading]

Cool: Michael Brose Trio at Biscuits & Jam Market

August 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Jazz lovers got a rare treat at the Biscuits & Jam Farmer’s Market in downtown New Albany, Thursday afternoon, August 2. The Michael Brose Trio played jazz standards while people shopped for tomatoes and cucumbers. More people than usual actually sat and listened to the music. All three musicians are from [Continue Reading]

Evening concert and fireworks close out Freedom Fest 2018

July 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mosely and Johnson Band, backed by the Muscle Shoals Horns, were the headline act on New Albany’s Riverview Stage during Saturday night’s Freedom Fest 2018 entertainment. The Freedom Fest crowd was light when the evening concert got underway. Attendance was light when the Bonfire Orchestra took the [Continue Reading]

2018 Freedom Fest to bring three days of family entertainment

June 13, 2018 // 2 Comments

It’s that time of year again and the New Albany Main Street and Community Development team is preparing for a fabulous 2018 Freedom Fest. Freedom Fest is a weekend long celebration held in historic downtown New Albany and will be host to a variety of musicians. Grace Askew will be playing at the Biscuits & Jam [Continue Reading]

Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market opens its 2018 season

June 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s Biscuits & Jam Farmers’ Market opened its 2018 season today. The Market, located in downtown New Albany on the banks of the Tallahatchie River, has changed its days of operation. The market will be open on Thursdays, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM, from June through August. Libby Rae Watson and [Continue Reading]

Museum Moments to examine extinct businesses, schools, communities

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

February’s Museum Moments features the research done on the African American History of New Albany and Union County titled “From Goat City to The Hill & Goose Hollow to The Flat” on Thursday, Feb. 15, noon at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany. Sam Mosley and other members of the African American [Continue Reading]

MS Museum of Art quilt exhibit opens Thursday in New Albany

January 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Union County Heritage Museum is hosting a quilt exhibit, one of 12 statewide exhibits, as part of Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities, the Mississippi Museum of Art’s statewide bicentennial initiative. Voices in the Threads is a quilt exhibit opening January 18, at noon with a presentation [Continue Reading]
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