Event Calendar

Canoe carving demonstration & workshop

From 9:00AM to n/a

At 9AM April 20th, 21st and 22nd there will be a canoe carving demonstration and workshop at Quapaw Canoe Company, 291 Sunflower Avenue in Clarksdale.   Other programs include "1 Mississippi-can the river count on you?" and paddling on the Sunflower River.  For more information call (662) 627-4070.

Conversation in the Blues with Big Jon Short

From 10:30AM to n/a

Big Jon Short will host two "Conversations in the blues" sessions on April 21st in the education room at the Delta Blues Museum, 1 Blues Alley in Clarksdale.  Sessions will begin at 10:30AM and 1:30PM and are FREE.  For more information call the Delta Blues Museum. (662) 627-6820.

Taste of Clarksdale

From 10:30AM to 1:30PM

Coahoma Opportunities RSVP sponsors the annual "Taste of Clarksdale" April 21st from 10:30 to 1:30 in the Civic Auditorium, 506 East Second Street.  Tickets will be $10 at the door and there will be something for everyone; meats, vegetables, caseroles, salads, bread, soup and desserts from dozens of Clarksdale's best reataurants.

Monkeys riding dogs herding sheep

From 10:45AM to 5:30PM

Professional rodeo cowboy Tim "Wild Thang" Lepard leads Team Ghost Riders, a group of sheep dogs and monkeys who provide one of the most entertaining acts ever.  


Performances will take place at 10:45AM, 12:45PM, 3:45PM and 5:30PM in the parking lot of the Delta Blues Museum on John Lee Hooker lane.

book signing at Delta Blues Museum

From 3:30PM to n/a

Author and photographer Kim Rushing will discuss and sign copies of his book "Parchman" at the Delta Blues Museum, 1 Blues Alley in Clarksdale at 3:30PM on April 21st.  For more information call (662) 627-6820.

open house

From 4:00PM to 6:00PM

New Covenant Christian Daycare Center will have an open house from 4-6PM on April 21st.  New Covenant Christian Daycare Center is locared at 340 Mississippi Avenue in Clarksdale.  

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour

From 6:00PM to n/a

Mississippi Public Radio's Thacker Mountain Radio Hour returns to Clarksdale and will originate from the New Roxy Theatre on April 21st beginning at 6PM.  This event is FREE to the public!