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2016 Freedom Fest and Riverfest plans announced

April 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – Freedom Fest, New Albany’s annual summer festival that will be held on Saturday, June 25, has opened up the registration for new arts and crafts market that will be added to the festivities this year. The festival will take place at the Park Along the River and will include the market, kid’s [Continue Reading]

Myrtle’s annual “Music at the Tracks” to be April 16th

March 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Myrtle’s 7th annual “Music at the Tracks” festival will be Saturday, April 16, 2016. This event takes place in the C.J. Myers Park, aka the walking track, at 1032 Church St. Come prepared for great food, fellowship, fun, and lots of live music. In conjunction with the festival, there will be a Cody [Continue Reading]

“Pop up” brunch to benefit local Farmers’ Market

March 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

As is the case with many culinary traditions, the origins of “brunch” are a bit hazy. Some food historians think that the meal has its roots in England’s hunt breakfasts—lavish multi-course meals that featured a smorgasbord of goodies such as chicken livers, eggs, meats, bacon, fresh fruit and sweets.  [Continue Reading]

Jimbo Mathus performs at The Basement in New Albany

March 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany’s The Basement event venue hosted Mississippi native Jimbo Mathus on the evening of March 19th. Mathus performed for a crowd of supporters, many of whom have followed his career through many twists and turns. Jimbo Mathus was born in Oxford, Mississippi, into a musical family versed in folk, bluegrass [Continue Reading]

Third annual “Dancing With the King” pairs Elvis & show dance

March 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dancing With The King, presented by the Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club, is a perfect event for Tupelo’s festival season. Dancing With The King, now in its third year, is slated for April 22 – 24. The event is designed to pay tribute to Elvis’ musical legacy through dance. Call Charlise Latour at (662) [Continue Reading]

Mississippi’s New Stage Theatre performs at New Albany schools

March 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

On February 18 & 19, New Stage Theatre presented in-school performances of Androcles and the Lion and Mississippi Talking: Scenes from Mississippi Writers at New Albany Elementary School and New Albany High School, as part of the New Stage Theatre Arts-in-Education statewide touring program. Androcles and the Lion [Continue Reading]

Music, Food and Fitness: Spring Fever Stroll is tomorrow

March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

The daffodils (or jonquils for the more old fashioned) are blooming and Spring is definitely springing in New Albany and there are a number of new and returning events for folks to enjoy. Jimbo Mathus at The Basement – Saturday, March 19 Mississippi native Jimbo Mathus has a storied history in music, coming first on [Continue Reading]
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