Thursday, Sept. 16

Museum Moments

Former Turner Network Personality Tom Brown, currently program director and 6-10 a.m. morning host on Sunny 93.3, is the speaker for Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum Thursday, Sept. 16, at noon. 

Saturday, Sept. 18

Blue Mountain Bluegrass

The Blue Mountain Bluegrass Festival will be held on the grounds of Pumpkin Patch Farms at 2100 CR 805 Blue Mountain, Sept. 18. Music starts at 3 p.m. Wagon rides, bouncy platform, slides and swings, corn maze, meet the animals, pick your own pumpkin, visit the General Store.

Monday, Sept. 20

Union County Board of Supervisors

The Union County Board of Supervisors will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, in the chancery court building.

Friday, Sept. 24

William Faulkner Writing Competition

Winners in this year’s international Faulkner competition will be announced and the program will include guest speaker and author Minrose Gwin, author of “Promise.”

Saturday, Sept. 25

Tallahatchie RiverFest

The event will include the Rubber Duck Regatta and Tallahatchie RiverRun as well as a day of music, entertainment and fireworks.

Best of the Best deadline

The voting period for the New Albany Gazette’s Best of the Best reader poll will end at 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25.

Free clothes closet

The staff of New Haven Center for Special Needs Adults will have a clothes closet for the public Saturday,  Sept. 25, from 7 a.m. until noon at 505 Garfield. This will be free of charge but only a maximum of five items may be taken.The clothes closet will be at New Haven at 505 Garfield.

Friday, Oct. 1

Alice Mae Festival

The Alice Mae Festival will be held on the grounds of First Monday Trade Days in Ripley on Friday, Oct. 1, from 1 -11 p.m. Country blues performers and other events will be included.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

New Albany Main Street and UCDA annual meeting

The New Albany Main Street Association and Union County Development Association will have a combined annual luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 12. The guest speaker will be Thomas Gregory, director of the Mississippi Main Street program. To contact Main Street, call 662-534-3438.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Picnic in the Park

The Junior Auxiliary of New Albany will have its annual Picnic in the Park Oct. 14 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in Cooper Park. Tickets are $15 and include pulled pork or half-smoked chicken.

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Job Fair

The Union County Development Association, with Three Rivers Planning and Development District and the Governor's Job Fair Series, will have a job fair at Hillcrest Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call Adam Todd at 662-360-1243 or email or Terry Treadaway at 662-288-6991 or email

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