Exploring Events in February

Natchez Spring Pilgrimage
Through April 18
Natchez, MS
If you love antebellum history, Greek revival architecture and the very essence of 19th-century Southern gentility, don’t miss this five-week celebration that includes theater performances, special presentations and live music, all focused around our stunning antebellum homes. For more information visit www.vistinatchez.org or call 800-647-6724.

77th Annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage
March 30 – April 8
Columbus, MS
A 10-day celebration of Southern history, architecture, culture, food and fun. For more information on Spring Pilgrimage call 800-920-3533 or 662-329-1191 or visit

The Taylor Swift Experience
Through August 13
The GRAMMY Museum
Cleveland, MS
The Taylor Swift Experience gives visitors and fans an in-depth look at the 10-time GRAMMY®-winning artist as a singer, songwriter, musician and producer through personal photographs and home videos, interactive experiences, handwritten lyrics of Taylor’s top-charting hits, and iconic performance outfits. For more information, call 662-441-0100 or visit

April 1
Main Street
Sardis, MS
Car show presented by Mississippi Delta Street Rods, food and craft vendors. For information call 662-487-3451 or visit sardismscom.

Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival
April 1 – 2
Renaissance at Colony Park
Ridgeland, MS
Featuring artists from across America, live music and children’s art activities. Weekend also includes Sante South Wine Festival and OBO Tandem Rally. For information call 800-469-6078 or visit

Crosstie Arts & Jazz Festival
April 8
Downtown Cleveland, MS
9:00 AM – 4:00PM
For more information visit www.crosstie-arts.org.

13th Annual Mudbug Bash
April 8
Panola Street
Hernando, MS
6:00PM – 11:00PM
All proceeds benefit Palmer Home for Children. Live music and crawfish! For more information visit

3rd Annual Renaissance Day
April 15
Old Courthouse
Iuka, MS
9:00AM – 4:00PM
Learn about when life was a little slower through demonstrations. Events also include egg hunt, games and music. For information call 662-423-3500.

Book Signing and Reading with Larry Allen McCluney, Jr.
April 20
TurnRow Book Company
Greenwood, MS
Larry Allen McCluney, Jr signs and reads from The Yazoo Pass Expedition: A Union Thrust Into the Delta. For more information, visit www.turnrowbooks.com or call

Wine Downtown
April 20
Main Street
Tupelo, MS
5:00PM – 10:00PM
Wine Downtown is back for 2017!  Participating downtown businesses will have wine and food pairings during this progressive wine tasting event. More details to follow. For more information visit

Juke Joint Festival
April 20 -23
Clarksdale, MS
For more information, visit www.jukejointfestival.com
or call 662-624-5992.

DeSoto Family Theatre Presents “The Lion King Jr”
April 21 – 30
Landers Center
Southaven, MS
For more information, call
662-470-2131 or visit dftonline.org.

DeSoto County 7th Annual Earth Day Celebration
April 22
Courthouse Square
Hernando, MS
9:00AM – 1:00PM
This is a free event with exhibits from over 30 organizations and lots of kid’s activities. The award-winning Hernando Farmers Market will officially open that morning at 8am. For more information, visit www.desotocountyms.gov or
call 662-469-8000.

2nd Annual Sultana Heritage Festival
April 22
Historic Courthouse Square
Marion, AR
9:00AM – 6:00PM
Featuring speaker series with national & local historians, Civil War era crafts & demonstrations, period music & food, museum tours and more. For more information, visit sultanaheritagefestival.com
or call 870-739-6041.

Brantley Gilbert The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour
April 22
Landers Center
Southaven, MS
Purchase tickets at LANDERS Center box office 662-470-2131, www.ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000.

A Taste of the Seasons
April 22
River Oaks Neighborhood
Memphis, TN
5:30PM – 10:00PM
Benefitting LeBonheur Children’s Outreach Patient Rehabilitation Center East. Enjoy an evening of seasonal décor, hors d’oeuvres, and libations, while touring each of the featured homes. For more information call 901-682-9905 or visit www.lebonheurclub.org.