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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Tour The Delta!


Mississippi Delta: See where the backroads take you.
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Blues Brings the Delta Together.
September 18, 2012
Blues Brings the Delta Together.
If there’s one thing the Delta does better than anyone else, it’s the Blues.
From Thursday, September 27 through Monday, October 8, the whole Delta region including Mississippi, Arkansas and Memphis will be reverberating with the soulful sounds of America’s great blues artists.
Savor the sounds of the deep South at Bridging the Blues a 12-day event full of art, culture and history, bookended by two legendary blues festivals, the Highway 61 Blues Festival in Leland, MS and the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, AR.
Check out the Bridging the Blues calendar of events and learn more on the Bridging the Blues page.

The fun doesn't have to end when the festivals do
After all, blues music is only one way to experience the Delta. See the best of the rest during your Delta visit with these attractions.
The Viking Cooking School in Greenwood, MS offer hands-on cooking lessons on everything from cooking basics to Southern specialties.
Want all the Delta flavor without doing the cooking? Incorporate the Tamale Trail into your Delta travels for a unique culinary experience.
Get out of the car and stretch your legs on the nature trails of Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge in Boyle, MS. The handicapped-accessible trails include a butterfly garden and observation tower. Fall is an excellent time for bird watching along the Mississippi Flyway.


Events
Mid-South Fair
Sept. 21-30, 2012
Southaven, MS
Bridging the Blues at Club Ebony
Sept. 28, 2012
Indianola, MS
Annual Highway 61 Blues Festival
Sept. 29-30, 2012
Leland, MS
Indian Bayou Arts Festival
Sept. 29, 2012
Indianola, MS
Annual Cedar Hill Farm’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maize
Oct. 1 - Nov. 3, 2012
Hernando, MS
Blues Enthusiasts at Dockery Farms
Oct. 3, 2012
Cleveland, MS
Art Alfresco
Oct. 4, 2012
Greenwood, MS
17th Annual Fall Fest
Oct. 5-6, 2012
Vicksburg, MS
Second Street Blues Party
Oct. 6-7, 2012
Clarksdale, MS
Otherfest Music Festival
Oct. 6, 2012
Rosedale, MS
Mississippi Blues Fest
Oct. 6, 2012
Greenwood, MS

Octoberfest
Oct. 12-13, 2012
Cleveland, MS
MS Delta Tennessee Williams Festival
Oct. 12-13, 2012
Clarksdale, MS
Yazoo County Fair
Oct. 12-20, 2012
Yazoo City, MS
Magnolia Crappie Club Crappie Tournament
Oct. 13, 2012
Yazoo County, MS
CVB Honors
Oct. 18, 2012
Yazoo City, MS
1st Annual Delta Hot Tamale Festival
Oct. 20, 2012
Greenville, MS
Hambone Festival
Oct. 26-28, 2012
Clarksdale, MS

Mississippi Delta Tourism Association
P.O. Box 606 - Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614
Copyright © 2012 Mississippi Delta Tourism Association. All Rights Reserved.
1-800-626-3764
Mississippi Delta™ - See Where the Backroads Take You

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