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Enjoy this "pick 'em yourself" experience at one of the state's largest blueberry farms covering 10-fields, with over 25-acres of bushes. Plump and juicy... that's how we grow them at Blue Tara, Mississippi's first certified organic farm.
BlueJack Ridge Ranch is an outdoor, western experience designed to mimic ranching and farming activities in a fun and interactive way. These activities are designed with children ages 3 to 12 in mind. We strive to create a family oriented, safe and playful environment, free from an over-saturation of technology and mechanical elements. Our tiny guests are our priority and therefore BlueJack Ridge will remain spook-free. A place for families to experience the joy of having the "Ranch in the Country" with having to own it.
Radio disc jockeys played a major role in the spread of the Blues, boosting the careers of local artists, introducing listeners to performers from across the country, and more generally serving as a voice for the community. Early African-American deejays in Mississippi included Early Wright, Bruce Payne, Charles Evers, Ike Turner, Sherman "Blues" Johnson, Jobie Martin, and Ruben Hughes, who began deejaying in Forest in 1957 at age sixteen and became the owner-operator of Greenwood's WGNL in 1988.
Located in front of the Choctaw Indian Museum on the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian reservation.
Large strawberry farm, strawberries and other produce in season; Pumpkin - Corn maze - Hay rides in October. Strawberry festival in late April. Call for details.
Brussel’s Bonsai is the largest importer and grower of fine bonsai in the United States with over 100,000 square feet of greenhouse space.
The first marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail was placed outside Bryant's Grocery in Money, Mississippi on May 18, 2011. This was the location that 14-year-old Emmett Till whistled at a white woman in 1955 and was murdered days later.
A real working farm providing agritainment.
This antique heritage village, located on Centennial Family Farm, preserves our farming heritage with displays of how our ancestors lived and the machines with which they worked. Pumpkin patch, petting zoo quilts, Civil War re-enactment.
Born in Louisville in 1953, Carl Jackson played banjo here as a boy, and by age fourteen was backing Jim & Jesse on the Grand Ole Opry. By the age of twenty he had established a versatile career as a recording vocalist, instrumentalist, songwriter, and record producer in bluegrass and mainstream country music that made him one of the most sought after contributors and collaborators in both genres well into the twenty-first century.
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