Saturday April 13, 2024

Multiple stages starting at 10am.

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JJF ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

JJF ACTIVITIES

Activities run all day. Starting times are variable.

Monkeys Riding Dogs

Located at: JOHN LEE HOOKER LANE

Our greatest attraction will be with us for 2 days in 2019, Friday & Saturday

Led by professional rodeo cowboy Tim “WILD THANG” Lepard,Team Ghost Riders is a group of sheep dogs and monkeys, who team together to provide one of the most entertaining traveling acts you will ever see.

"The animals are like family and require 24/7 care to ensure their well-being. When I see the crowd smiling and hear the laughter, it makes all the hard work worthwhile.(Tim)"

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10:45 am

12:45 pm

3:45 pm

5:00 pm

JJF Pig Races

Located at: JOHN LEE HOOKER LANE

11:00 am
Show 1
THREE races per show.
12:00 pm
Show 2
THREE races per show.
1:00 pm
Show 3
THREE races per show.
2:00 pm
Show 4
THREE races per show.
3:00 pm
Show 5
THREE races per show.
4:00 pm
Show 6
THREE races per show.

JJF EVENTS

10:00 am

JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE SALES

Located in the tent in front of 243 Delta Avenue. 10 am to 6pm. T-shirts, hats and other cool merchandise.

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Where: Juke Joint Festival Headquarters - 243 Delta Avenue

The official Juke Joint Festival Headquarters is conveniently located at 243 Delta Avenue in downtown Clarksdale (basically across the street from Nellie Mays).

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10:00 am

"Create With Us"

Come celebrate our student writers and artists at 224 Yazoo! While you’re there, take a break and visit the “Create With Us” table to leave us a note, a poem, or a picture. You’ll find plenty of kid-friendly art supplies to inspire you.

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10:45 am

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE-Show One of Four A must see! Pontotoc, Mississippi's own Tim Lepard and his team entertain all each year with YES, Monkeys Riding Dogs Herding Sheep. Plan a field trip, bring a group and enjoy his show. It is worth the trip! Sponsored by Southern Bancorp. Co-sponsored by Westgate Drug and Jane and Jim Wilbourn.

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11:00 am

JJFEST RACING PIGS

FREE-SHOW ONE OF SIX. YES, Racing Pigs...cheer on your favorite pig OR make a donation to name your pig. Contact office@jukejointfestival.com for more information. Sponsored by Southern Bancorp.

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12:00 pm

JJFEST Workshop Pottery Demonstration

Clarksdale's own Mara Califf will demonstration how to build and decorate hand built pottery.

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12:00 pm

JJFEST RACING PIGS

FREE-SHOW TWO OF SIX. YES, Racing Pigs...cheer on your favorite pig OR make a donation to name your pig. Contact office@jukejointfestival.com for more information. Sponsored by Southern Bancorp.

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12:45 pm

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE-Show Two of Four A must see! Pontotoc, Mississippi's own Tim Lepard and his team entertain all each year with YES, Monkeys Riding Dogs Herding Sheep. Plan a field trip, bring a group and enjoy his show. It is worth the trip! Sponsored by Southern Bancorp. Co-sponsored by Westgate Drug and Jane and Jim Wilbourn.

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1:00 pm

JJFEST RACING PIGS

FREE-SHOW Three OF SIX. YES, Racing Pigs...cheer on your favorite pig OR make a donation to name your pig. Contact office@jukejointfestival.com for more information. Sponsored by Southern Bancorp.

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2:00 pm

JJFEST RACING PIGS

FREE-SHOW Four OF SIX. YES, Racing Pigs...cheer on your favorite pig OR make a donation to name your pig. Contact office@jukejointfestival.com for more information. Sponsored by Southern Bancorp.

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3:00 pm

JJFEST RACING PIGS

FREE-SHOWFive OF SIX. YES, Racing Pigs...cheer on your favorite pig OR make a donation to name your pig. Contact office@jukejointfestival.com for more information. Sponsored by Southern Bancorp.

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3:00 pm

JJFEST Workshop Pottery Demonstration

Clarksdale's own Mara Califf will demonstration how to build and decorate hand built pottery.

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3:45 pm

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE-Show Three of Four A must see! Pontotoc, Mississippi's own Tim Lepard and his team entertain all each year with YES, Monkeys Riding Dogs Herding Sheep. Plan a field trip, bring a group and enjoy his show. It is worth the trip! Sponsored by Southern Bancorp. Co-sponsored by Westgate Drug and Jane and Jim Wilbourn.

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4:00 pm

JJFEST RACING PIGS

FINAL RACE YES, Racing Pigs...cheer on your favorite pig OR make a donation to name your pig. Contact office@jukejointfestival.com for more information. Sponsored by Southern Bancorp.

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5:00 pm

JJFEST MONKEYS RIDING DOGS

FREE: FINAL SHOW Pontatoc, Mississippi Ghost Riders. A must see for the whole family! Sponsored by Southern Bancorp. Co-sponsored by Westgate Drug and Jane and Jim Wilbourn.

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