Event Calendar

Mad Science Presentation

From 9:15AM to n/a

Mad Science presents an interactive science learning experience at Griot Arts, 278 Sunflower Avenue. Presentations at 9:15 and 10:30AM on April 11th.

book signings at Cat Head

From 10:00AM to n/a

Robert Adamaski will be signing his book "Sugabob" at 10AM, Janice Tracy will sign her book "Juke Joint King of the Mississippi Hills" at Noon, and Anita Evans will sign her book "That's Why We Sang the Blues" at 2PM at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, 252 Delta Avenue on April 11th.

Taste of Clarksdale

From 11:00AM to 1:30PM

Sample food from some of Clarksdale's best restaurants at the Taste of Clarksdale at the Civic Auditorium, 506 East Second Street.

Juke Joint Festival Photo Show

From 12:00PM to 5:00PM

A group showing of blues photography at 233 Delta Avenue. Email Eric Stone for additional information, eric@ericstone.com.

Delta Blues Museum educational programs

From 1:00PM to n/a

Matthew Keeler will offer an audio/video presentation on Bessie Smith in the Arts & Education Room of the Delta Blues Museum, 1 Blues Alley, at 1PM on April 11th. Big Jon Short and other musicians will present additional program at 2:30 and 4PM. For more information call (662) 627-6820.

Cutrer Mansion tours

From 3:15PM to n/a

Jen Waller, director of the Coahoma County Higher Education Center, will conduct a guided tour of the mansion that inspired the works of Tennessee Williams at 3:15PM on April 11th & 12th. Doors will remain open from 3 to 5PM; the mansion is located at 109 Clark Street in Clarksdale.

Improv Theatre Workshop

From 5:00PM to n/a

Students from 7th through 12th grades can participate in an improv theatre workshop at Griot Arts, 278 Sunflower Avenue on April 11th at 5PM. No signup is necessary.