ANTIQUE DAYSFESTIVAL IN YAZOO CITY, MS.
Second AnnualKibbie Competition and Ace Cannon Is Coming To Yazoo City
ANTIQUEDAYS will be held at the Triangle Cultural Center green space, 332 North MainSt., Yazoo City, Ms. on Oct. 24th, 2015 from 7:00 A.M. To 6:00P.M. Antique Days was started as acommunity event celebrating the theagricultural heritage of our community. It has turned into so much more with the Kibbie Cookoff, History OnWheels Antique Car Show, Glenwood Cemetery tour, old church tour, kids zone,and name entertainers all afternoon. This is a free event with no admission.
Westart crushing sugar cane at 7:00 A.M. and cooking in an iron kettle the restof the day. Fresh made cane syrup willbe available to purchase. We will alsobe grinding corn meal, Lyle Wynn will give blacksmith demonstrations, GregHarkins will have his handmade chairs and Bobby Rico will be selling hishandmade knives. Old engines will bepuffing and banging away. Ann Taggart ofTaggart Electric will be making buttermilk biscuits and giving them away withfresh made cane syrup.
TheKibbie Competition starts at 10:00 A.M. with registration and 12:00 P.M.sending entry to judges. At 2:00 P.M.,judges announce winner. First place getsa Rico knife and cash prize. Secondprize gets a cash prize. The Lebaneseimmigrants were the early merchants of Yazoo City and an important link to ourpast. Kibbie will be sold all day fromthe contestants. No matter how you spell it, Kibbeh, Kibbe,Kibbie, Kubbie, Kibby, or Kibbah,it really tastes good. Martha Foose, noted chef, owner ofMockingbird Bakery in Greenwood, Ms. and author of “Screen Doors and Sweet Tea”will be one of the judges.
Theguided Glenwood Cemetery tour starts at 9:00 A.M. with a trolley ride to thecemetery. You will soak up some YAZOOlegend at the cemetery and hear some of the history of Yazoo City and its earlyresidents. The trolley will be backagain at 10:00 A.M. for the historic church tour which includes the 6 earlychurches in the downtown area with its rich past. It will show the fortitude of the earlyYazooans that built back their churches after the 1904 fire. The Second historic church tour leaves theTriangle at 1:00 P.M.
The“History On Wheels Antique Car Show” will be on the Presbyterian Church parkinglot on Washington Street from 10:00 A.M. To 1:00 P.M.. 10 trophies will be awarded plus our newmayor awarding her mayor’s trophy.
Onthe south side of the Triangle building will be entertainment all afternoonwith the “ACE CANNNON’S 2015 FALL FESTIVAL TOUR”. Arion (Baby) Bell with his band will startplaying at 12:30 P.M. To 1:30 P.M. on center stage. At 2:00 P.M., Jamie Isonhood of Yazoo City,and Travis Wammack and his band from Muscle Shoals, Al. will be playing until3:30 P.M. with special guest Mack Allen Smith, Greenwood, Ms. At 4:00 P.M. To 6:00 P.M., the great GrammyAward artist, ACE CANNON, the Godfather of the Saxophones, will perform at ouroutdoor stage on the library grounds with the rest of the group. Bring your lawn chairs. This is a free event.
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