Tuesday, December 10: Dec. 10: Hernando Chamber Main Street Annual Awards Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Gale Center in Hernando.
Tuesday, December 10: Dec. 10: “Nighttime” Christmas Parade in Downtown Tupelo: The Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association (DTMSA) is thrilled to welcome the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales for a “nighttime parade”! The 65th Annual Reed’s Tupelo Christmas Parade will be held Tuesday, December 10th at 6:30 pm in Downtown Tupelo.
Wednesday, December 11: Dec. 11: Basic Community and Economic Development Workshop in Hattiesburg: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Trent Lott Center at USM in Hattiesburg
Thursday, December 12: Dec. 12: Sippin Cider in Carthage: Carthage Main Street is proud to sponsor the 6th annual Sippin Cider with Main Street on Thursday December 12th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Come out to these participating businesses and sip cider, register for door prizes and score the cider.
Thursday, December 12: Dec 12: MMSA Board Meeting: 10:30 a.m., in Jackson.
Thursday, December 12: Dec. 12: Shop Late in Pontotoc: Extended hours Thursday the 12th and 19th for your shopping needs. Off the square Market will be the location for a movie on the 19th along with entertainment on the 12th and 19th.
Thursday, December 12: Dec. 12: Christmas Shopping in Historic Downtown New Albany: Participating stores will be open till 8:00 p.m. Thursdays in December
Thursday, December 12: Dec. 12: Carriage Rides in downtown Cleveland: 6-8 p.m., Downtown Cleveland- Martin and Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum
Thursday, December 12: Dec. 12: Holiday Open House with Santa in Ackerman: Come out for the Holiday Open House with Santa at the Choctaw County Library from 2:30 - 6 PM!
Friday, December 13: Dec. 13: Wassail Fest and Lighting of the Christmas Tree in Columbus: Wassail Fest: 5-8 p.m., Downtown Columbus.
Saturday, December 14: Dec. 14: Columbus Christmas Parade: Monday, Dec. 15 at 5:30 p.m., downtown Columbus.
Tuesday, December 17: Dec. 17: Twitter Tuesdays in Grenada: MDA and MEDC are offering workshops to provide informative social media sessions geared toward smart marketing for economic developers and chamber professionals. Join us for our Grenada session from 9:30 am - 11:30 am at the Grenada Economic Development District.
Wednesday, December 18: Dec. 18: Basic Community and Economic Development Workshop in Starkville: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Hunter Henry Center at MSU in Starkville
Thursday, December 19: Dec. 19: Shop Late in Pontotoc: Extended hours Thursday the 19th for your shopping needs. Off the square Market will be the location for a movie on the 19th along with entertainment downtown.
Thursday, December 19: Dec. 19: Christmas Shopping in Historic Downtown New Albany: Participating stores will be open till 8:00 p.m. Thursdays in December
Thursday, December 19: Dec. 19: Polar Express Movie Night in Cleveland: 6 p.m., Downtown Cleveland- Martin and Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum
Thursday, December 19: Dec. 19: Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K/ Children’s Rudolph Race and Christmas Karaoke in Cleveland: Downtown Cleveland- 5K & Mosquito Burrito (downtown) for Christmas Karaoke
Time: 4:30 p.m. race starts, 6:00 p.m. karaoke
Friday, December 20: Dec. 20-21: Christmas Trolley Rides in Clinton: Take a ride on the Jolly Trolley Tour and have a look at creative window displays and beautifully decorated homes throughout Clinton! Rides begin at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, and 9:00 PM. $8 for adults, $5 for children.
Call the Main Street office at 601.924.5472 to reserve your seat today!
Wednesday, December 25: Dec. 25: Christmas Day: MMSA office closed.
Wednesday, January 15: Jan. 15: Mississippi Tourism Association Legislative Luncheon in Jackson, MS: The MTA Legislative Luncheon will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex in Jackson, MS, from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.
Thursday, January 23: Jan. 23-24: Back Stage Pass in Starkville: Annual Festival and Event Coordinators Conference hosted by the Mississippi Main Street Association, Mississippi Arts Commission and Mississippi Development Authority Division of Tourism. This year's conference will be held in Starkville, MS. The theme is "Celebrating our Creative Economy".
Wednesday, February 05: Feb. 5-7: MEDC Winter Conference in Jackson: February 5-7, 2014 MEDC Winter Conference “Meet the Consultants” in Jackson.
Thursday, February 13: Feb. 13: MS Main Street Legislative Breakfast in Jackson: 7:30 a.m., Galloway Methodist Church (across from the state capitol building).
Wednesday, March 05: March 5 - March 7: Mississippi Tourism Association Spring Conference: Location TBA
Tuesday, March 11: March 11-12: MS Gulf Coast hosts International Council of Shopping Centers: The Mississippi Development Authority invites all Chamber, Economic Development, Main Street and city leaders to attend the ICSC event on the MS Gulf Coast.
Tuesday, March 25: March 25-26: MEDC Chamber of Commerce Workshop “Trends in Leadership Programs” in West Point: “Trends in Leadership Programs” in West Point
Tuesday, March 25: March 25-26: Manager Training in Organization: Main Street Manager Training in Organization. Will be held in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Sunday, May 18: May 18-21: National Main Streets Conference in Detroit, MI: "Works in Progress" in downtown Detroit, MI.
Thursday, June 05: June 5-6: Mississippi Market Wholesale Show in Jackson: At the Trademark Building in downtown Jackson.
Thursday, June 19: June 19: 25th Annual Awards Meeting in Jackson: 25th Annual Awards Meeting at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.
Tuesday, July 01: July 1: Main Street 101 Training in Jackson: Main Street 101 Training in Jackson. For new managers and board members.
Tuesday, July 08: July 8-9: MEDC Annual Meeting in Biloxi: MEDC Annual Meeting (Summer Conference) in Biloxi.
Tuesday, August 19: Aug. 19-20: MEDC Chamber of Commerce Workshop “Day to Day Chamber Management” in Meridian: “Day to Day Chamber Management” in Meridian
Monday, September 15: September 15-17: Destination Downtown in Ocean Springs: Destination Downtown will be held in Ocean Springs, MS.
Friday, October 10: Oct. 10: Mississippi Chili Festival in Tupelo: First time Mississippi Main Street Chili Festival in Tupelo.
Ocean Springs, a town with a reputation as an “arts community” has several art galleries and was hometown to the late Walter Inglis Anderson, a nationally renowned painter and muralist.