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Mississippi, Columbus, Event Date: September 6-13, 2015

Celebrate the 14th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour of Victorian Homes, Columbus, MS

Celebrate the annual Tennessee Williams Festival in the birthplace of America’s world-famous playwright, Columbus, MS, September 6-13, 2015. Fame and fortune pursued Tennessee Williams but it all began here. Family photographs and precious heirlooms are proudly displayed in his first home, now the Welcome Center at 300 Main Street in Columbus, MS. For theatre-goers, his play “Suddenly Last Summer” becomes a study of power and betrayal, performed with spine-chilling bravura by Broadway stars ...

 


 

Dixie Art Trunk and Flea Market: Buy art, make art and support the work of St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Olive Branch MS

Olive Branch, Mississippi (March 11, 2014) - The 2014 Dixie Art Trunk will be a mixed media feast of color, texture, and original art. The event will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Centre, 7300 Hacks Cross, Olive Branch MS 38654. The event is open to the public.   Located at the hub of Art is Dixie Mixed Media Art Retreat. The 2014 Dixie Art Trunk features over 30 artists and suppliers including artists from the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi. It is a unique event showcasing finished art such as collages, assemblages, art quilts, steam ...

 

Canton Flea Market Arts and Craft Show, Canton, Mississippi, October 10th, 2013

Canton, Mississippi (September 3, 2013) - Football has the Super Bowl. Motorsports has the Indy 500. Movies have the Oscars. And when it comes to holiday shopping in the Southeast, the Canton Flea Market Arts & Crafts Show, held October 10th, 2013, is the one-day shopping event that combines the excitement, speed and sheer star power of all those other headliners combined. For one day something magical happens to this small historic central Mississippi town: the cityscape is completely transformed, as more than 1,100 of the nation’s premiere artisans and craftsmen ...

 

Enjoy the Artists, Architecture, History and Landscape of the Unique Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

Biloxi, Mississippi (September 3, 2013) - Three dramatically contrasting exhibitions complement the innovative ceramics of George E. Ohr at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art. "Following the Light - France to Mississippi: Paintings by Frank Janca" is a reflection of Janca’s objective of creating "light with color, and space with light" through his paintings of landscapes and the daily life of France juxtaposed with perceptions of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. "Shearwater: The ...

 

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Holiday Marketplace in Philadelphia, Mississippi featuring unique arts and craft and gift items

Philadelphia, Mississippi (September 3, 2013) - The First Church of God, 435 Columbus Ave., Philadelphia, MS, will sponsor a Holiday Marketplace featuring unique arts and craft, and gift items. Saturday December 7, 2013 from 8am to 5pm in the Family Life Center. Booth spaces will be assigned as applications are received with the appropriate fee. The fees will be $30 for non electric and $35 for electric access. For information and or application call Richard Adams ...

 

Mississippi Delta Blues Festival, Oldest In The Nation, Celebrates Its 36th Year

Greenville, Mississippi (August 1, 2013) The 36th Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at the Washington County Convention Center Fairgrounds in Greenville, MS.   It is now considered the oldest Blues Festival in the Country. Thirty six years ago, on September 8, 1979, the festival was started in Freedom Village, Mississippi, on a flatbed truck as the stage. Freedom Village was a settlement in Washington County inhabited by displaced farm workers thrown off area plantations because of civil ...

 

Twelfth Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour in Columbus, Mississippi

Columbus, Mississippi (July 17, 2013) - The Tennessee Williams Tribute & Tour of Victorian Homes, coordinated by the TWT Volunteer Committee, welcomes fans to Columbus for: a play, a "Moon Lake” party, lunch in a Georgian mansion, Victorian home tours, seminars, a film, a sermon, and perhaps a carriage ride – during the week-long celebration September 3 - 8, 2013.   The dear little house at 300 Main Street, in which Thomas Lanier Williams (aka  ...

Tupelo Mississippi's 4th Annual Up, Up & Away Hot Air Balloon Festival

Tupelo, Mississippi (July 15, 2013 ) - Fun will not only be the only thing in the air September 13 and 14, 2013, at Ballard Park. The Up, Up and Away Hot Air Balloon Festival has activities for people of all ages, free admission, with tickets/armbands for games area.   The festival will include a variety of arts and crafts plus plenty of music and entertainment from bands like The Mink Brothers; Elvis Tribute Artist, Jack Curtis. For the kids there are pony rides, video game trailer, petting zoo, rock wall and much more. “My dream is to make Tupelo one of the biggest ...