April 2014

Saturday, April 19: April 19: Easter Egg Hunt in Ocean Springs: Little Children’s Park: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Saturday, April 19: April 19: Agriculture Museum Easter Egg Hunt in Small Town, MS: Mississippi Agriculture Museum in Jackson 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
http://www.mdac.state.ms.us/AGMuseum/events.asp

Saturday, April 19: April 19: Easter Egg Hunt in Cleveland: Downtown 9:00-10:00 a.m.
http://www.clevelandmschamber.com

Saturday, April 19: April 19: Easter Egg Hunt in New Albany: Join us for a fun, free family-friendly event at Real Life Church. There will be pony rides, inflatables, volleyball and dogeball for older kids, and free food!
1023 Hwy 348, New Albany, MS 38652
http://reallifenewalbany.com/easter/

Saturday, April 19: April 19: Easter Egg Hunt in Jackson: The Ag Museum Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the MS Egg Marketing Board and the MS Beef Council; Easter at the Ag Museum is so EGG-citing! 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
http://www.msagmuseum.org

Saturday, April 19: April 19: Inaugural Record Store Day Festival in Cleveland: Downtown on the Cleveland Green Strip at 2 pm


Monday, April 21: April 21-26: Great American Clean Up in Biloxi: Sign up Available at the Biloxi Main Street Office!
http://mainstreetbiloxi.com/

Tuesday, April 22: April 22: City of Biloxi Volunteer Awards Ceremony: 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at the Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave.
http://mainstreetbiloxi.com/

Wednesday, April 23: April 23: Farmers Market Manager Workshop in Jackson: Learn Strategies for Managing a Farmers Market More Effectively and Efficiently


Thursday, April 24: April 24-27: Savor our South Weekend in Starkville: APRIL 24-27: SCT: Don’t Dress for Dinner/MSU Baseball v. Texas A&M/Historic Starkvegas 5K, 10K, & Family Fun Run /King Cotton Crawfish Boil


Thursday, April 24: April 24: Wine Downtown in Tupelo: Tupelo, MS
http://tupelomainstreet.com

Friday, April 25: April 25-26: Rivergate Festival: Tunica, MS
http://www.tunicamainstreet.com/index.html

Friday, April 25: April 25-26: 1699 Historical Society’s Weekend of Discovery: Ocean Springs, MS
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

Friday, April 25: April 25-26: Riverfest in Vicksburg: Music and Arts Festival
http://www.riverfestms.com

Friday, April 25: April 25: Biloxi Main Street Drive-In: Come Out and Enjoy an Evening Movie and Festivities on the Town Green at 6 p.m.
http://mainstreetbiloxi.com/

Friday, April 25: April 25: Dinner and a Movie in Clinton: Catching Fire & 303 Jefferson


Friday, April 25: April 25-26: Double Decker Arts Festival: Oxford, MS
http://doubledeckerfestival.com/

Saturday, April 26: April 26: Bike Ride in Tunica: Tunica, MS
http://www.tunicamainstreet.com/index.html

Saturday, April 26: April 26: WAMA GALA in Ocean Springs: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m


Saturday, April 26: April 26: Go Green On the Green in Biloxi: Visit the Biloxi Town Green (710 Beach Blvd.) for a Day of Activities Including Biloxi's Largest Yard Sale.
Booth space available for only $20! 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
http://mainstreetbiloxi.com/

Saturday, April 26: April 26: 45th Annual Natchez Trace Festival in Kosciusko: A Day of Shopping, Food and Entertainment Will Be an Expression of the Festival’s Theme, “Where the Fun Begins!”
http://www.kadcorp.org/NTF.asp

Saturday, April 26: April 26: King Cotton Crawfish Boil in Starkville: Maxwell Street & Page Avenue at 11:00am - 2:00pm


Monday, April 28: April 28: Holiday: MMSA office closed.


Tuesday, April 29: April 29-30: Positioned for Progress Annual Conference in Jackson: Strengthening Mississippi's Charitable and Creative Economies at the Jackson Convention Center


Tuesday, April 29: April 29: Golf Tournament in Carthage: Supporting the Leake County Foundation's Restoration of the Old Carthage Elementary School at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club-Oaks Course. Tee-off at 1:00 p.m. For more Information Please Contact Josh Carroll at 601-672-2535.


May 2014

Friday, May 02: May 2-3: Mayfest in Ocean Springs: Downtown: 6-8 p.m.


Friday, May 02: May 2-3: Que on the Yazoo in Greenwood: Barbecue Cook-Off
http://www.greenwoodms.com

Friday, May 02: May 2-3: 19th Annual Market Street Festival in Columbus: Columbus, MS
http://www.marketstreetfestival.com

Friday, May 02: May 2: Films on Fillmore in Corinth: CARE Garden on Fillmore Street
mainstreetcorinth.com

Saturday, May 03: May 3: Downtown Rummage Sale: Tunica, MS
http://www.tunicamainstreet.com/index.html

Saturday, May 03: May 3: Jane’s Walk in Carthage: 10:00 a.m. Courthouse Square


Saturday, May 03: May 3: Farmers’ Market in Vicksburg: Corner of Jackson and Washington Street Saturday Mornings from 8:00-11:00 a.m. and Wednesdays' 4:00-7:00 p.m.


Saturday, May 03: May 3: Hometown Heritage in Booneville: Vendors will be Selling Food, Arts & Crafts, Jewelry, and Much More! There Will Also be Contests, Including a Talent Contest, a Fried Pie Contest, and Jams/Jellies/Preserves Contest!


Saturday, May 03: May 3: Great American Cleanup in New Albany: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hosted by Keep New Albany/Union County Beautiful
You, or a group to which you belong, can take part in the nation's largest organized cleanup, beautification and community improvement program---Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup.


Friday, May 09: May 9-10: Five Star City Festival in Senatobia: Live Music, Great Food, and Art's & Crafts Vendors
https://www.facebook.com/SenatobiaMainStreet

Saturday, May 10: May 10: 2014 Live Oak Arts Festival in Pascagaoula: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., downtown Pascagoula


Saturday, May 10: May 10: Pioneer Day: Natchez Trace Historic Village at Mile Marker 181 on the Natchez Trace: 9:00am- 7:00pm
http://www.frenchcamp.org/historic/index.cfm/events/pioneer-day1/

Saturday, May 10: May 10 - Make Mine Vintage Market & Brick Street Vintage and Classic Car Cruise-In: Olde Towne Clinton


Saturday, May 10: May 10: Grand Opening of Summer Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market Season in Columbus: Mondays: 4 to 6 PM; Thursdays: 7 to 10 AM; Saturday: 7 to 10 AM


Thursday, May 15: May 15: Taste of Ocean Springs Food & Wine Festival: 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Downtown Ocean Springs
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

Friday, May 16: May 16th-17th: SpringFest in Batesville: Annual Two Day Music Festival on the Batesville Square
http://www.panolacounty.com/springfest

Friday, May 16: May 16: Feast for the Farmers’ in Tupelo: A Fundraiser Dinner for the Farmer’ Market
http://tupelomainstreet.com

Saturday, May 17: May 17: Opening Day at the Farmers’ Market in Tupelo: With Special Guest "Garden Mama"
tupelomainstreet.com

Saturday, May 17: May 17: Square Affair in Carthage: Courthouse Square


Sunday, May 18: May 18-21: National Main Streets Conference in Detroit, MI: "Works in Progress" in downtown Detroit, MI.
http://www.preservationnation.org/main-street/training/conference/2014-detroit/#.UegAb432Yto

Monday, May 26: May 26: Memorial Day Parade: Vicksburg, MS


Monday, May 26: May 26: Holiday: MMSA office closed.


Thursday, May 29: May 29-31: Miss MS Outstanding Teen Pageant: Vicksburg, MS


Friday, May 30: May 30: Alive After Five: Tunica, MS
http://www.tunicamainstreet.com/index.html

June 2014

Thursday, June 05: June 5-8: Tupelo Elvis Festival: Musical Celebration to Honor Elvis Presley
http://tupeloelvisfestival.com

Thursday, June 05: June 5-8: Tupelo Elvis Festival: he Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association is excited to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Tupelo Elvis Festival, which will be held June 5 – 8, 2014 at the BancorpSouth Arena.


Thursday, June 05: June 5-6: Mississippi Market Wholesale Show in Jackson: At the Trademark Building in downtown Jackson.
http://www.mississippimarket.org/index.php

Saturday, June 07: June 7: Pine Tree Music Festival in Ackerman: Come Enjoy a Day Filled with Fun for the Entire Family. The Festival will Feature Favorites such as a Pet Show, Bingo, Antique Car Show, 5K Run/Walk, Kid's World, Arts & Crafts Vendors, and an Evening Concert.


Saturday, June 07: June 7: Red, White & Blueberry Festival in Ocean Springs: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Downtown
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

Sunday, June 08: June 8-10: Historic Preservation Conference in Tupelo: Hosted by the Mississippi Heritage Trust
http://www.listenupms.com

Thursday, June 12: June 12: MMSA Board Meeting in Jackson: 10:30 a.m., Jackson.


Saturday, June 14: June 14-29: International Ballet Competition in Jackson: The 2014 USA International Ballet Competition at Thalia Mara Hall in downtown Jackson.


Saturday, June 14: June 14: Firefly Market: Olde Towne Clinton


Thursday, June 19: June 19: 25th Annual Awards Meeting in Jackson: 25th Annual Awards Meeting at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.


July 2014

Tuesday, July 01: July 1: Main Street 101 Training in Jackson: Main Street 101 Training in Jackson. For new managers and board members.


Friday, July 04: July 4: 4th of July Extravaganza: Vicksburg, MS


Friday, July 04: July 4: Independence Day: MMSA office closed.


Monday, July 07: July 7: Miss MS Parade in Vicksburg: 7:00 p.m. Downtown Washington St.


Tuesday, July 08: July 8-9: MEDC Annual Meeting in Biloxi: MEDC Annual Meeting (Summer Conference) in Biloxi.
http://www.medc.com

Wednesday, July 09: July 9-12: Miss Mississippi Pageant in Vicksburg: Convention Center. Ticket Info 601-638-6746.


Thursday, July 10: July 10-12: 27th Annual Slugburger Festival in Corinth: CARE Garden on Fillmore Street. Gates open nightly at 6, Carnival will be open nightly until 11
mainstreetcorinth.com

Thursday, July 10: July 10: Down on Main Summer Concert in Tupelo: FREE Concert at Fairpark Amphitheatre
http://www.tupelodownonmain.com

Friday, July 25: July 25-26: July Sidewalk Sale: Ocean Springs, MS from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

August 2014

Saturday, August 09: August 9: Ramcat Rhythm & Brews: Greenwood


Thursday, August 14: Aug. 14: MMSA Board Meeting in Jackson: 10:30 a.m., Jackson.


Thursday, August 14: Aug. 14: Down on Main Summer Concert in Tupelo: FREE Concert at Fairpark Amphitheatre
http://www.tupelodownonmain.com

Saturday, August 16: Aug. 16: Family Movie Night in Carthage: Details TBA


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


Saturday, August 23: Aug. 23: Sounds of Summer Music & Arts Festival in Byhalia: Arts, Crafts & Music Festival featuring Ingram Hill, Shy Perry and Others, Kid's Zone, Cornhole Tournament, Car & Bike Show. Location: Walking Trail, 120 College Street 3pm-10pm
byhaliamschamber.com

Saturday, August 30: Aug. 30: Artwalk in Ocean Springs: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Downtown
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

September 2014

Monday, September 01: Sept. 1: Labor Day: MMSA office closed.


Monday, September 08: Sept. 8-13: Downtown Tupelo Restaurant Week: Tupelo, MS
http://tupelomainstreet.com

Monday, September 08: Sept. 8-14: 13th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes: Columbus, MS


Thursday, September 11: Sept. 11: Down on Main Summer Concert in Tupelo: FREE Concert at Fairpark Amphitheatre
http://www.tupelodownonmain.com

Monday, September 15: September 15-17: Destination Downtown in Ocean Springs: Destination Downtown will be held in Ocean Springs, MS.


Saturday, September 20: Sept. 20 Feast of Flavors in Ocean Springs: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in L&N Depot Plaza
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

Saturday, September 20: Sept. 20: Main Street Live: Carthage, MS


October 2014

Thursday, October 02: Oct. 2-4: Hog Wild BBQ Festival in Downtown Corinth: Gates open nightly at 6, Carnival will be open nightly until 11
mainstreetcorinth.com

Friday, October 03: Oct. 3-4: Oktoberfest in Carthage: Details TBA


Saturday, October 04: Oct. 4: Showoff on the Square in Batesville: Fourth Annual Car Show in Downtown Batesville


Saturday, October 04: Oct. 4-5: 5th Annual Bricks & Spokes in Vicksburg: Starts in Beautiful Downtown Vicksburg and Rides Across the Old MS River Bridge and Out in to Warren County.


Saturday, October 04: Oct. 4: Downtown Vicksburg Fall Festival: Live Music, Children's Activities, Exhibitions and Sidewalk Sales - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Saturday, October 04: Oct. 4: 31st Annual Old Courthouse Flea Market: Vicksburg, MS


Sunday, October 05: Oct. 5-12: Cruisin the Coast: Ocean Springs, MS
http://www.oceanspringschamber.com

Thursday, October 09: Oct. 9: MMSA Board Meeting in Tupelo: 10:30 a.m., Tupelo.


Thursday, October 09: October 9-11: Arts and Antiques Alfresco in Greenwood: Shop and Experience the Talent of Artists from Across the State
http://www.greenwoodms.com/index.aspx?NID=185

Friday, October 10: Oct. 10: Chili Fest in Tupelo: 15th Annual Chili Fest Friday


Friday, October 10: Oct. 10: Mississippi Chili Festival in Tupelo: First time Mississippi Main Street Chili Festival in Tupelo.


Saturday, October 11: October 11: Fall for Clinton Market: Olde Towne Clinton


Saturday, October 18: Oct 18: Delta Hot Tamale Festival in Greenville: Hot Tamale Capital of the World
http://www.hottamalefest.com

Monday, October 20: Oct. 20-22: Alabama-Mississippi Rural Tourism Conference in Greenwood: The Help Tour & Tasting, Reception, and Exciting Speakers


Saturday, October 25: Oct 25: Scare on the Square in Batesville: Halloween Celebration in Downtown Batesville


Saturday, October 25: Oct 25: Halloween Treats on the Streets And Costume Contest: Vicksburg, MS
http://www.downtownvicksburg.org

Saturday, October 25: Oct. 25: Films on Fillmore in Corinth: CARE Garden on Fillmore Street
mainstreetcorinth.com

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


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