Friday — October 2, 2015

Welcome Reception: 5:00 pm-7:00pm
Entertainment provided by James "Super Chickan" Johnson
Quitman County Courthouse Lawn
220 Pecan Street

Saturday — October 3, 2015

5K Walk/Run
Courthouse Lawn - 220 Pecan Street

Get fit and take advantage of the FREE health resources and screenings available at the festival.

7 - 8:30 amPrayer and opening ceremony;
Registration for participating runners
10:30 - 11 amPresentation of Trophies

Free Mule Wagon Rides
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fun for the Kids
Face Painting, Storytelling, Arts & Crafts
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Live music and entertainment
Come Celebrate with us!  FREE Admission

Teddy Cross & The New Keynotes
The Cole Family
Hosanna Praise Team
2:Stephen Pride
L.J. Echols
Terry Wright
Sweet Angel
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

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Merchandise & Resource Vendors

Take your time, and browse and shop with our festival vendors. This is an opportunity to find that holiday, birthday, or special gift for family and friends.

Addie ButlerJoyce Krafty Kreation
Aaron HenryMemphis Rock & Blues Museum
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.Mississippi State University
AmtrakMule Train Historical Society
BlueCross BlueShield of MSNelli Mae's Accessories
Claudette VarietyNemo's Creations
Citizens Bank & TrustPastor Catherine Hogan Buck
Coahoma Community CollegePride Hyundai
D.A.R.E.Rosalind's Arts
Emergency Management SystemsQuitman County Hospital
Fred's Super DollarSheer Xpression
Greater View Bible ChurchShreveport Federal Credit Union
Initiative 42State Senator Robert Jackson
Jackson State UniversityVon's N John, Inc.
J-J Smell Goods

Food Vendors

Eat lunch and dinner at the festival! There are plenty of food vendors to satisfy your appetite.

Backyard Burgers
Chubby Burger
Ingram Barbecue
Larry's Hot Tamales
Paul Pride Barbecue
Robinson's No. 1 Ribs
Funny Face Food


Platinum Sponsors

Mississippi Humanities Council
Visit Mississippi
Shreveport Federal Credit Union
The Self Foundation
Quitman County Board of Supervisors
Benson-Martin Family
City of Marks
Pride Hyundai

Gold Sponsors

BlueCross BlueShield of Mississippi
Fred's Super Dollar
Citizens Bank & Trust Company
Quitman County Democrat

Silver Sponsors

Complete Computers
First Security Bank
Rev. Edgar Sculark
Special T's
Lee Thompson & Company
Verri Vine Designs


Russel Cox
Samuel McCray
Marks Recycling Company