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Location: Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266 near Tupelo, MS
Fees: Free of charge

The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will perform living history demonstrations that show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to 1840. The demonstrations will take place at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center.

The public is invited to watch pioneer lifestyle activities that often include corn-shuck doll making, basket weaving, beading, and quill pen demonstrations. Leatherworking and mountain dulcimer demonstrations will also be offered throughout the day. Children are invited to participate by dressing up in pioneer clothes and trying these activities firsthand.

For additional information, please call the visitor center at: 662-680-4027 or 1-800-305-7417.

The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its knowledge and talents. The Appalachian mountain dulcimer is the first instrument developed in the United States. Dating back to the early 1800s, the dulcimer is an instrument whose very name means "sweet sound." The National Park Service and the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association invite everyone to listen to the soft sweet sounds of the dulcimer and learn of its extensive history.

Dates: 1st Saturday of each month from January 3rd thru December 5th. Except during July the date is July 11th.

Times: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This program is free. For additional information, call 662-680-4027 or 1-800-305-7417.

Dates: Every 4th Saturday of every month. from February 28th to November 28th.
Times: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, milepost 266 near Tupelo, MS
Fees: Free of charge

The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will perform living history demonstrations that show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to 1840. The demonstrations will take place at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center.

The public is invited to watch pioneer lifestyle activities that often include corn-shuck doll making, basket weaving, beading, and quill pen demonstrations. Leatherworking and mountain dulcimer demonstrations will also be offered throughout the day. Children are invited to participate by dressing up in pioneer clothes and trying these activities firsthand.

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Tupelo Elvis Festival is a musical celebration designed to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo's native son, and the impact that his music has on the world. The 18th annual Tupelo Elvis Festival will be June 2 - 5, 2016.. Each year's festival features regional, national and local artists along with a Sunday Gospel Concert and a Tribute Artist Contest that serves as a preliminary round of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest. Fans come from near and far to see who will be chosen to represent Tupelo in Memphis during August. In addition to all of the great music, the festival features a number of local food vendors, a carnival midway, pet parade, beauty pageant, 5k run, disc golf, movie poster exhibit, and much more.