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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]

New Albany Elementary School presents Powwow program

November 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kindergarten students at New Albany Elementary School presented a Powwow program on Thursday, November 16. Kindergarten students, under the direction of Music Teacher Celia House, sang “The Indians are Creeping”, “Hurray, It’s Thanksgiving Day”, “Ten Little Indians”, [Continue Reading]

New Albany gifted students visit Oxford in Faulkner study

November 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

The 9th and 10th grade Gifted English classes from New Albany High School visited Oxford on November 9 as part of their Faulkner novel study.   Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Students began the day with a visit to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi where they [Continue Reading]

Holiday Open house Sunday, November 12 at 1 PM – 5 PM

November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Kick off the holiday season by joining our Main Street member shops for festive Sunday shopping and strolling downtown and around New Albany, Mississippi. Travel from store to store and get your decorating items and ideas along with those special gifts for everyone on your holiday list! The popular Holiday Open [Continue Reading]

Diamond Rio closes out 2017 Riverfest under cloudy skies

October 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Despite cloudy skies and a little rain from Hurricane Nate’s trek through the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, thousands of fans turned out to see Diamond Rio at this year’s Tallahatchie Riverfest. Fans of all ages packed the area surrounding the RedMed Riverview Stage in Park Along the River. Fans turn out [Continue Reading]
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