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October 2014

Friday, October 31: Oct. 31: Trick or Treat Down the Street in Ocean Springs: 6:00-8:00 p.m., Downtown Ocean Springs


Friday, October 31: Oct 31: The 4th Annual Sweets and Treats on Main Street in Carthage: Downtown Carthage


Friday, October 31: Oct. 31-Nov. 2: New South Weekend in Starkville: Fri: Happy Halloween!
Sat: MSU vs Arkansas
Sun: Bulldog Brunch & Browse


http://visit.starkville.org/festivals-events/bulldog-brunch-browse?utm_source=Starkville+Insider&utm_campaign=de865d710f-block_r

Friday, October 31: Oct. 31: Belhaven Boo: 5:30-8 p.m., Belvoir Place in Belhaven


November 2014

Saturday, November 01: Nov. 1-2: Picayune Fall Street Festival: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.,Chili Cook-off Exchange Club, Blvd Cruisers & Fat Boyz Cycles


Saturday, November 01: Nov. 1: Earth’s Bounty Festival in Meridian: 8 a.m.- 1 p.m., Singing Brakeman Park


Saturday, November 01: Nov. 1-2: 35th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival in Ocean Springs: Downtown Ocean Springs
http://www.peterandersfestival.com

Saturday, November 01: Nov. 1: Downtown Building Tour in Meridian: Meridian Main Street on Nov. 1 will be hosting self-guided tours through 12 vacant downtown buildings built between 1860 and 1930. The buildings open at 9 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. Maps will be available in Dumont Plaza, beginning at 9 a.m.


Sunday, November 02: Nov. 2: Holiday Happening in Clinton: 1:00 p.m., Clinton businesses


Sunday, November 02: Nov. 2: Christmas Open House in Laurel: 12 p.m.-5 p.m. The Christmas Open House is a special, annual event created to give you a head start on holiday shopping as well as a peek into the small businesses that call Downtown Laurel home!


Wednesday, November 05: Nov. 5-8; 12-14: Harvest Festival at Small Town: November 5-8; 12-14 @ the MS Ag Museum


Thursday, November 06: Nov. 6-9: Christmas Open House in Columbus: Great Specials and Promotions all weekend in downtown Columbus! 5-7 p.m., Nov. 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 7-8 & 1-5 p.m., Nov. 9.


Friday, November 07: Nov. 7-9: New South Weekend in Starkville: Fri: Citywide Tailgate & Homecoming Parade
Sat: MSU Homecoming vs Tennessee-Martin
Sun: Bulldog Brunch & Browse
http://visit.starkville.org/festivals-events/bulldog-brunch-browse?utm_source=Starkville+Insider&utm_campaign=de865d710f-block_r

Friday, November 07: Nov. 7: Finally First Friday in Biloxi: 5-8 p.m., Rue Magnolia & Water Street, Biloxi


Saturday, November 08: Nov. 8: Veteran’s Day Festival in Biloxi: A Veterans Day Festival, Red, White & Blue on the Green, will be held on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 from 10am to 4pm on the Biloxi Town Green.



Saturday, November 08: Nov. 8: Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony in Columbus: Parade begins at 10 a.m. and will travel down Main Street.


Saturday, November 08: Nov. 8: 14th Annual Gulf Coast Veterans Parade in Biloxi: Downtown Biloxi. Parade begins at the eleventh hour (symbolic with Veterans Day). Grand Marshal:Cliff Kuykendall
http://www.msveteransparade.com

Saturday, November 08: Nov. 8: Holiday Open House in Olive Branch: Old Towne Olive Branch


Saturday, November 08: Nov. 8: 7th Annual Holiday Market in Clinton: Local artists, farmers, crafters, and bakers on the brick streets of Olde Towne Clinton!
http://www.mainstreetclintonms.com

Sunday, November 09: Nov. 9: Holiday Open House in New Albany: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m, Downtown New Albany


Sunday, November 09: Nov. 9: Hernando Christmas Open House: 1-5 p.m., downtown Hernando


Tuesday, November 11: Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day Parade in Vicksburg: Downtown Vicksburg


Tuesday, November 11: Nov. 11: Veteran’s Day: MMSA office closed.


Wednesday, November 12: Nov. 12: Small Business Webinar: 12:00-1:00 p.m., "Get your Head in the Cloud(s)". Explore the benefits of cloud services.
http://www.msenetworks.org

Thursday, November 13: Nov. 13: Hit the Bricks and Adjoining Streets in Vicksburg: 5:30-7:30 p.m., downtown Vicksburg


Thursday, November 13: Nov. 13: Annual Booneville & Prentiss County Main Street Association dinner: 7 p.m. at the old Booneville Hardware building in historic downtown Booneville.


Friday, November 14: Nov. 14: 7th Annual Holiday Market in Clinton: Olde Towne Clinton


Saturday, November 15: Nov. 15: Christmas Open House in Picayune: Downtown Picayune


Saturday, November 15: Nov. 15: Senatobia Holiday Open House and Bazaar: 10:00-3:00 p.m., Downtown Senatobia


Tuesday, November 18: Nov. 18: Bike Biloxi: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 ~ 6 p.m., Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi


Thursday, November 20: Nov. 20: Smarty Pants Trivia in Clinton: 8:00 p.m., 303 Jefferson in Olde Towne Clinton


Thursday, November 20: Nov. 20: Celebrate Corinth: SOUTHBank, 515 North Fillmore Street at 6:00 pm.
mainstreetcorinth.com

Saturday, November 22: Nov. 22: Holiday Farmers’ Market in Columbus: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Hitching Lot in downtown Columbus


Saturday, November 22: Nov. 22-23:  New South Weekend in Starkville: Sat: MSU vs Vanderbilt
Sun: Christmas Open House & Cookies with Santa
http://visit.starkville.org/archives/3238?utm_source=Starkville+Insider&utm_campaign=de865d710f-block_reminder&utm_medium=email&

Sunday, November 23: Nov. 23: Holiday Open House in Batesville: The Holiday Open House is held the Sunday before Thanksgiving each year from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.


Sunday, November 23: Nov. 23: Annual Holiday Open House & Christmas Bazaar in Batesville: Batesville Main Street invites you to join them in Downtown Batesville on Sunday, November 23 from 1-5 p.m. for our Annual Holiday Open House & Christmas Bazaar.
http://www.panolacounty.com/squareevents

Saturday, November 29: Nov. 29: Small Business Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., celebrate Nov. 29 with your Main Street community and help make it one of the biggest days of the year for your local small businesses.
https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/

Sunday, November 30: Nov. 30: Downtown Vicksburg’s Old-fashioned Christmas Open: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Experience the First Sights, Scents and Sounds of the Holiday Season.
http://www.downtownvicksburg.org

December 2014

Monday, December 01: Dec. 1: Christmas Tree Lighting in Columbus: 6 p.m., East end of the old Tombigbee Bridge in downtown Columbus


Monday, December 01: Dec. 1: Hernando Christmas Parade: "A Mississippi Christmas" in Downtown Hernando.


Monday, December 01: Dec. 1-5: Santa on the Roost in Olive Branch: Families can have picture taken of their children and/or pets and take a train ride! Thursday night of the week is Christmas in Old Towne with carolers, horse drawn carriage rides, hot chocolate, and more.


Monday, December 01: Dec. 1: Senatobia Christmas Parade: Downtown Senatobia


Thursday, December 04: Dec. 4: Annual Tree Lighting with Santa in Ocean Springs: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Marshall Park
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

Thursday, December 04: Dec. 4-6: Red & Greenwood: Holiday Celebration in Downtown Greenwood


Thursday, December 04: Dec. 4: Town Tree Lighting in Tunica: 5:30 p.m., Tunica’s Rivergate Park



Friday, December 05: Dec. 5: Wassail Fest in Columbus: 5-8 p.m., downtown Columbus


Friday, December 05: Dec. 5-6: Holiday Open House in Ocean Springs: Downtown, Uptown, All Around Town!
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

Friday, December 05: Dec. 5: Shop by Candlelight & Christmas on the Rails in Picayune: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Art Works by GPAC & PRCAL Art Display


Saturday, December 06: Dec. 6: 40th Annual Christmas Parade in Clinton: 10:00 a.m., Olde Towne


Saturday, December 06: Dec. 6: Downtown Vicksburg’s Christmas Parade of Lights: 5:00 p.m.
http://www.downtownvicksburg.org

Saturday, December 06: Dec. 6-7: 26th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes in Holly Springs: Come join us on this unique peek into some of Holly Springs’ historic homes open and decked out for the holidays, and with other special events lined up for the weekend of December 6-7, 2014 promises to delight travelers and put the Christmas spirit in even the worst Scrooge.


Saturday, December 06: Dec. 6: 10th Annual “Christmas in the City” Festival in Biloxi: Biloxi Main Street presents the 10th Annual “Christmas in the City” Festival Saturday December 6th, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Downtown Biloxi Art District on Rue Magnolia & Water Streets. There will be great entertainment featuring choirs, bands and dancers, pictures with Santa, vendors and special Biloxi treats Pusharattes.


Saturday, December 06: Dec. 6: Alcorn County Christmas Parade in Corinth: Fillmore Street at 5:00 pm.
mainstreetcorinth.com

Tuesday, December 09: Dec. 9-12: Country Christmas at Small Town: December 9-12 from 4pm-7pm @ the MS Ag Museum


Thursday, December 11: Dec. 11: Sippin’ Cider in Carthage: Downtown Carthage


Friday, December 12: Dec. 12: Late Nite Shopping in Picayune: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., downtown Picayune


Saturday, December 13: Dec. 13: Columbus Christmas Parade: 7 p.m., downtown Columbus


Saturday, December 13: Dec. 13: Holiday Art Walk in Hattiesburg: Holiday Art Walk will be held Saturday, December 13 from 4 pm until 8 pm in Downtown Hattiesburg.



January 2015

Wednesday, January 21: Jan. 21-22: 4th Annual Back Stage Pass in Hattiesburg: Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.


Saturday, January 31: Jan. 31: Ocean Springs Night Parade Mardi Gras Parade: 7 p.m., downtown Ocean Springs


February 2015

Tuesday, February 17: Feb. 15: The MSU Carl Small Town Center presents Design Cents in Jackson: Stuart C. Irby Design Studios, MSU School of Architecture in Jackson
http://www.communitymatters.org/blog/good-design-sparks-rural-community-development

Thursday, February 26: Feb. 26-March 1: Oxford Film Festival: The Oxford Film Festival is February 26-March 1, 2015
http://www.oxfordfilmfest.com

March 2015

Tuesday, March 17: March 17: St. Paddy’s Day Celebration Downtown, Uptown, All Around Town in Ocean Springs: 10 a.m. – until at participating restaurants, shops and galleries in Ocean Springs



Saturday, March 21: March 21: Spring Palooza in Picayune: Downtown Picayune


Saturday, March 28: March 28-29: Picayune Spring Street Festival: Downtown Picayune


Saturday, March 28: March 28-29: Annual Herb, Garden & Art Festival in Ocean Springs: 9– 5 p.m. (Sat), 9-4 p.m. (Sun), downtown Ocean Springs


Monday, March 30: March 30-April 1: National Main Streets Conference in Atlanta: The 2015 National Main Streets Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, March 30 - April 2. This year's theme is TEAM Main Street: Teamwork and Entrepreneurship across Main Street. The conference will be focused on bringing partners together to foster new ideas for building economic, financial, and business development successes on Main Street.
http://www.preservationnation.org/main-street/training/conference/2015-atlanta/2015-national-main-streets.html#.VCWQ3ucdVL4

April 2015

Friday, April 24: April 24-25: 1699 Weekend of Discovery in Ocean Springs: Downtown Ocean Springs


May 2015

Thursday, May 14: May 14: Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival: 6-8 p.m., Downtown Ocean Springs


Tuesday, May 19: May 19-20: Main Street Training in Cleveland: Main Street Training in Design.


June 2015

Saturday, June 06: June 6: Annual Red, White & Blueberry Festival in Ocean Springs: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown Ocean Springs


Thursday, June 18: June 18: 26th Mississippi Main Street Annual Awards Luncheon: Old Capitol Inn in Jackson


Tuesday, June 30: June 30: Main Street 101 in Jackson: 101 Training for New Managers and Board Members.


July 2015

Friday, July 24: July 24-25: Annual July Sidewalk Sale in Ocean Springs: 10– 5 p.m., Downtown, uptown, all around town in Ocean Springs



September 2015

Saturday, September 05: Sept. 5: Artwalk 2015 in Ocean Springs: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Downtown Ocean Springs


Monday, September 14: Sept. 14-16: Destination Downtown in Little Rock, AR: Regional Main Street Conference hosted by Main Street Arkansas.


November 2015

Saturday, November 07: Nov. 7-8: 37th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival in Ocean Springs: 9-5 p.m., downtown Ocean Springs
http://www.peterandersonfestival.com

December 2015

Thursday, December 03: Dec. 3: Annual Tree Lighting with Santa in Ocean Springs: 6-8 p.m., Marshall Park in downtown Ocean Springs



Friday, December 04: Dec. 4-5: Holiday Open House, Uptown, downtown, all around town in Ocean Springs: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Participating shops, restaurants, galleries in Ocean Springs



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