Calendar

May 2016

Thursday, May 05: Ribbon Cutting & Red Carpet Roll-Out - Acorn Studio: Clinton, MS
http://acornstudiophoto.com

Thursday, May 05: May 5-6: Historic Preservation Boot Camp in Jackson: The two-day historic preservation workshop will be held on the first floor of the William Winter Archives Building (200 North State Street) in Jackson.


Friday, May 06: Five Star City Festival: Friday, May 6th at 6:30PM Downtown Senatobia



Friday, May 06: Dinner & a Movie & Brilla Pep Rally: An evening with good food and a great movie makes for a wonderful family outing, and you could not find a better venue for an outdoor movie than the brick streets of Olde Towne Clinton
https://www.clintonms.org/main-street/main-street-events/dinner-movie/

Friday, May 06: 21st Annual Market Street Festival: Columbus, MS


Friday, May 06: Five Star City Fest: May 6-7, 2016,
Downtown Senatobia, Mississippi
https://www.facebook.com/fivestarcityfest/?fref=ts

Friday, May 06: May 6: Biscuits for Breakfast & Films on Fillmore in Corinth: Downtown Corinth.
https://www.facebook.com/mainstcorinth/?fref=ts

Friday, May 06: Que on the Yazoo in Greenwood: Visit the website for all the updates.
http://www.queontheyazoo.com

Friday, May 06: 21st Annual Market Street Festival: May 6-7 Columbus, MS
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Saturday, May 07: Jane’s Walk: Join The Main Street Chamber of Leake County for our 5th annual Jane’s Walk Saturday, May 7 at 9:00 a.m.


Thursday, May 12: Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival: 6:30-8:30 P.M. in downtown Ocean Springs
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com/

Friday, May 13: Spring Fest in Batesville: The SpringFest is Batesville's annual music festival on Friday from to 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.


Saturday, May 14: Make Mine Vintage Market: This open-air craft market features repurposed and antique items, along with handmade crafts. A cruise-in of vintage and classic cars adds to the scenery, and local musicians provide entertainment throughout the market. Visitors can enjoy lunch at any of our Olde Towne Clinton restaurants and food trucks.
https://www.clintonms.org/main-street/main-street-events/olde-towne-market/make-mine-vintage-market/

Saturday, May 14: CANCER SURVIVOR TEA RELAY FOR LIFE: Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

Saturday, May 14: Live Oak Arts Festival 2016: Historic Downtown Pascagoula
http://www.pascagoulamainstreet.com

Saturday, May 14: Ocean Springs Restaurant Week: May 14-20


Saturday, May 14: May 14: Mayfest in Olive Branch: Old Towne Olive Branch
https://www.facebook.com/OliveBranchOldTowne/?fref=ts

Saturday, May 14: Make Mine Vintage Market: 9am – 1pm, Olde Towne Clinton
http://www.clintonms.org/market

Thursday, May 19: Just the Girls: Clinton, MS
https://www.clintonms.org/main-street/main-street-events/just-girls/

Friday, May 20: Dinner and a Movie: An evening with good food and a great movie makes for a wonderful family outing, and you could not find a better venue for an outdoor movie than the brick streets of Olde Towne Clinton! Movies are shown free of charge and dinner is offered from selected restaurants and food vendors around town.
https://www.clintonms.org/main-street/main-street-events/dinner-movie/

Friday, May 20: Bike to Work: Clinton, MS


Friday, May 20: May 20-21: Annual Plant Sale and Tracks of Art in Holly Springs: Annual Plant Sale at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center and Tracks of Arts at the Holly Springs Main Street Chamber


Saturday, May 21: Square Affair: Saturday May 21st at McMillan Park in Leake County


Saturday, May 21: Live @ Noon: John Mislead from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. on the Tanglefoot Trailhead Plaza in Historic Downtown New Albany.


Saturday, May 21: Saltillo Fishing Rodeo: Saltillo, MS


Sunday, May 22: May 22-25: National Main Streets Conference in Milwaukee, WI: The 2016 National Main Streets Conference will be held in Milwaukee, WI.
http://www.preservationnation.org/main-street/training/conference/2016---m

Monday, May 23: Agritourism and Local Foods workshop in Poplarville, MS: Agritourism and demand for local foods are both growing trends in Mississippi. In response to these trends and to fill requests from agritourism stakeholders for programs dealing with marketing, MSU Extension is implementing Growing Your Brand, a series of workshops on marketing agritourism, farmer’s markets, and local foods. The first workshop will be held May 23 – 24 in Poplarville.

http://gcd.msucares.com/calendar/growing-your-brand-marketing-tools-ms-agritourism-and-local-foods

Monday, May 30: FestivalSouth: May 30 - June 18
Come and enjoy the rich artistic spirit of Hattiesburg this summer during FestivalSouth!


June 2016

Thursday, June 02: June 2-3: Mississippi Heritage Trust Conference in Water Valley: MHT's Annual Conference in Water Valley and Oxford.
http://www.mississippiheritage.com/

Friday, June 03: Best of the Pine Belt Award Show: June 3 7:30 p.m.
http://www.bestofthepinebelt.com/content/2016-best-pine-belt-award-show

Saturday, June 04: Blessing of the Fleet: Biloxi, MS June 4-5
http://biloxiblessing.com

Saturday, June 04: Red, White & Blueberry Festival: From 10-2 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs


Thursday, June 09: June 9: MMSA Board Meeting: 10:30 a.m., Jackson


Thursday, June 09: Sounds of Summer: Columbus Riverwalk 7-9 P.M.
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Saturday, June 11: Downtown Craft Beer Festival: June 11, 1-4 p.m.
Get your tickets for the Fourth Annual Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival!


Wednesday, June 15: June 15-16: Economic Vitality Training in Belhaven: Economic Vitality training will be held at the Belhaven Building in Jackson on June 15th with evening activities at Belhaven Park. Economic Vitality Training will conclude on June 16th with our 27th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.


Thursday, June 16: June 16: 27th Annual Awards Luncheon in Jackson: Celebrate with our Mississippi Main Street Communities at the Annual Awards Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.


Wednesday, June 22: June 22-24: MEDC Annual Meeting in Natchez: MEDC 2016 Summer Conference will be held in Natchez, MS June 22 - 24, 2016.
http://medc.ms/index.php/events

Thursday, June 23: Sounds of Summer: Columbus Riverwalk 7-9 P.M.
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Thursday, June 30: June 30: Kick Off for Biker’s Night in Blues Alley in Holly Springs: Huge fireworks show sponsored by the City of Holly Springs and Contract Fabricators, Inc. Live music and vendors.


July 2016

Thursday, July 07: July 7-9: Slugburger Festival in Corinth: Downtown Corinth
https://www.facebook.com/slugburgerfestival/

Thursday, July 07: Sounds of Summer: Columbus Riverwalk 7-9 P.M.
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Wednesday, July 13: CHRISTMAS IN JULY: July 13-15 Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

Saturday, July 16: July 16: Ida B. Wells Birthday Celebration in Holly Springs: Tours and Presentations held at the Ida B. Wells Museum in Holly Springs.


Thursday, July 21: Sounds of Summer: Columbus Riverwalk 7-9 P.M.
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Friday, July 22: Annual July Sidewalk Sale: July 22-23 from 10-5 p.m. downtown, uptown, Ocean Springs


August 2016

Saturday, August 06: Aug. 6: Ramcat Rhythm & Brews in Greenwood: The 3rd Annual craft and homebrew beer event in downtown Greenwood.


Thursday, August 11: Aug. 11: MMSA Board Meeting: 10:30 a.m., Jackson


Saturday, August 13: FASHION SHOW/ MEMBERSHIP DRIVE: Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

September 2016

Thursday, September 01: Art Walk Downtown: 5:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. Columbus,MS
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Saturday, September 03: SIDEWALK SALE-  Rock &ArtWalk: Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

Saturday, September 03: Art Walk : 10-4 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs


Monday, September 12: Sept. 12-14: Destination Downtown in Ruston, LA: Annual tri-state Main Street conference with Main Street Arkansas and Louisiana Main Street. This is considered a Main Street Four Point Training.


Sunday, September 18: Sept. 18-20: MS Governor’s Conference on Tourism: Location TBA.


Thursday, September 29: Sept. 29-Oct. 1: Hog Wild Festival in Corinth: Downtown Corinth
https://www.facebook.com/mainstcorinth/

October 2016

Sunday, October 02: Crusin the Coast: October 2-9
http://www.cruisinthecoast.com

Thursday, October 13: Oct. 13: MMSA Board Meeting: 10:30 a.m., Jackson


Saturday, October 22: BLUES & HERITAGE FESTIVAL/ GPAC FALL STORYBOOK FEST: Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

Wednesday, October 26: Oct. 26: Main Street 101 in Bay Saint Louis: 1-4 p.m., at the Hollywood Casino in Bay Saint Louis. For new Main Street directors and board members.


Thursday, October 27: Oct. 27-28: Main Street Organization Training in Bay St. Louis: Quarterly Main Street training at the Hollywood Casino in Bay St. Louis, MS.


Thursday, October 27: Oct. 27: Films on Fillmore in Corinth: Downtown Corinth
https://www.facebook.com/mainstcorinth/?fref=ts

Monday, October 31: Trick or Treat Down the Street: 6-8 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs


November 2016

Friday, November 04: Nov. 4-5: Grand Illumination & Holiday Open House in Corinth: Downtown Corinth
https://www.facebook.com/mainstcorinth/

Friday, November 04: Downtown Christmas Open House: November 4, 5, & 6, Columbus MS
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Saturday, November 05: FALL STREET FESTIVAL: November 5-6 Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

Saturday, November 05: Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival: November 5-6 from 9-5 p.m. in downtown Ocean Springs
http://www.peterandersonfestival.com

Monday, November 07: Nov. 7: Holly Springs Holiday Open House: Promotes businesses in the downtown district for the Christmas season.


Thursday, November 17: GENERAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE /BOARD NOMINATION: Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

Thursday, November 17: Nov. 17: Celebrate Corinth: Downtown Corinth
https://www.facebook.com/mainstcorinth/

Saturday, November 19: Holiday Farmers’ Market: Columbus, MS. 9:00 a.m.-Noon
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Saturday, November 26: Nov. 26: Small Business Saturday: A day to support and celebrate small businesses across the country. Shop local!
https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/rally

Monday, November 28: Columbus City Christmas Tree Lighting: 5:30 P.M. - 7 P.M.
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

December 2016

Thursday, December 01: Annual Tree Lighting with Santa: from 6-8 pm in Marshall Park (Ocean Springs)


Friday, December 02: Holiday Open House in Ocean Springs: December 2-3 downtown, uptown Ocean Springs from 10-5 p.m


Friday, December 02: Columbus Wassail Fest: 5-8 P.M.
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Saturday, December 03: Dec. 3: Cookies with Santa in Holly Springs: Cookies with Santa in the morning and Christmas Parade in the evening.


Saturday, December 03: Dec. 3: Corinth-Alcorn Christmas Parade: Downtown Corinth
https://www.facebook.com/mainstcorinth/

Thursday, December 08: Dec. 8: MMSA Board Meeting: 10:30 a.m., Jackson


Tuesday, December 13: CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE In DOWNTOWN PICAYUNE: Picayune, MS
http://www.picayunemainstreet.com

Saturday, December 17: Columbus Christmas Parade: 7 P.M.
http://www.columbusmainstreet.com

Saturday, December 31: Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Holly Springs: Holly Springs


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