Exploring Events

Explore your April events

Unknown Child Exhibit
Through December 31
DeSoto County Museum
Hernando, MS
The Unknown Child Exhibit honors the memory of 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust. Stunning black-and-white photographs, interactive images and holograms of the faces of the lost children are part of the display. For more information visit desotomuseum.org or call 662-429-8852.

Grammy Museum Mississippi presents Stronger Together: The Power of Women in Country Music
Through May 3
Grammy Museum
Cleveland, MS
Stronger Together: The Power of Women in Country Music will take visitors on a journey through the history of women in country music, from the early years and post-World War II, to the emergence of Nashville as a country music mecca.  For more information visit grammymuseumms.org or call 662-441-0100.

Tennessee Williams: The Painter and the Playwright
Through April 11
The Max
Meridian, MS
For more information visit msarts.org or call 601-581-1550.

DeSoto Arts Council presents Express Yourself
Though April 25
DeSoto Arts Council
Hernando, MS
For more information visit desotoartscouncil.com or call 662-404-3360.

Legally Blond The Musical, Jr.
April 8 – 11
Landers Center Theater
Southaven, MS
Legally Blonde The Musical, Jr. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. For more information visit dftonline.org.

April 10
Downtown Cleveland, MS
This progressive music festival features bands in different restaurants around Cleveland! Enjoy some live music and a bite to eat. For more information visit keepclevelandboring.com, call 662-843-2712 or check the Hey Joe’s Facebook page for the schedule.

Blackberry Smoke and North Mississippi All Stars
April 16
BancorpSouth Arena
Tupelo, MS
For more inflation visit ticketmaseter.com or call 662-841-6528.

Crosstie Arts and Jazz Festival
April 16 – June 11
Cleveland, MS
Due to the ongoing uncertainties surrounding large scale events, we are excited to announce that in lieu of our traditional all-day Crosstie event this year, we are partnering with Delta State University’s band, Cleveland’s Delta Roots Music Project and Delta Arts Alliance to feature several artists through mini-Crosstie events. For more information and schedule visit crosstiefestival.com or email crosstiefestival@gmail.com

Greenwood Gravel Grind
April 17
Greenwood, MS
This off-road bike ride pairs the gravel roads of the neighboring Carroll County hills with the flat alluvial plains of the Delta in what has been dubbed “the most Southern place on earth”. For more information visit greenwoodgravelgrind.com.

17th Annual Mudbug Bash To-Go
April 17
The Courtyard
Hernando, MS
Panola Street will once again become the Palmer Party Plaza, where supporters can pick up their complete crawfish party to-go, with food, libations and fun surprises for four guests. For more information visit palmerhome.org/event/mudbug-bash or call 855-672-5637.

Juke Joint Festival
April 17
Clarksdale, MS
For more information and schedules visit jukejointfestival.com.
4th annual Brewfest
April 17
Mississippi Ale House
Olive Branch, MS
1:00pm – 7:00pm
Live music, food and hundreds of beers to taste from local, regional and national breweries. For more information visit mississippialehouse.com or call 662-420-7538.

Winter Jam
April 24
Landers Center
Southaven, MS
Featuring Crowder, We The Kingdom, KB, Micah Taylor, Riley Clemmons, NewSong, JJ Weeks, and Cade Thompson. For more information visit landerscenter.com or call 662-280-9120.

Waiting For Godot
April 22 – 24
Corinth Theatre-Arts
Corinth, MS
For more information visit corinththeatrearts.com or call 662-287-2995.

92nd Annual Convention of The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc.
May 10-12
The Gin at Nesbit
Hernando, MS
Hosted by the Hernando Civic Garden Club. The event is open to any member of a Federated Garden Club in Mississippi and usually attracts members from all over our state. The theme for this convention is “History Happens in Hernando,” and those who attend will have the opportunity to learn about and visit Hernando’s historic sites and homes as well as attend garden-related programs. John Mark Sharpe, noted Memphis floral designer, will present a design program;  Michael Seals, an expert on bromeliads, will discuss “Fun with Bromeliads” as he displays examples from his extensive collection; and Rick Pudwell, Director of Horticulture at Memphis Botanic Gardens will share information about perennials. The Gin at Nesbit will be the site of the workshops, luncheons, and banquets.

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