2020 New Albany Main Street events
Shamrock Shuffle on the Tanglefoot
Saturday, March 21 at 8:00am
Tanglefoot Trail | 100 Bankhead Street
Join us for a casual walk on the Tanglefoot Trail to raise awareness for the Union County Humane Society. Downloadable sign up forms are available HERE. Forms are also available at the Main Street office, Union County Library, Tallahatchie Nutrition, and AC’s Coffee. Entry fee includes a t-shirt and finish line party.
Pharoahs Car Club Mississippi
Saturday, March 21
Hosted with our friends at Union County Library
Family friendly fun in the lower library parking lot with the Pharoah’s Car Club Mississippi. Hot rods, classics, muscle cars, and trucks. Get up close and talk with the owners of these beauties.
Keep Union County Beautiful
Saturday, March 21 at 9:00am
Union County Heritage Museum | 114 Cleveland Street, (662) 538-6019
Meet up at the Union County Heritage Museum for assignments at 9am. Garbage bags and gloves will be distributed. Lunch at noon will close the day’s work.
Easter Egg Hunt at the Courthouse
April 4, 2020 at 10:00am
Hosted with the fabulous folks at Union County Library
The Union County Library and Main Street Association staff think the Union County Courthouse is the perfect spot for some Easter fun. Bring your children out for this springtime event. Find eggs, take pictures with the Easter Bunny, and more!
For more information, call the Union County Library at (662662) 534-1991.
Hill Country Ride on the Tanglefoot
April 18, 2020 at 9:00am
Hosted by New Albany Community Development
On April 18, 2020, people across the nation will kick off the spring trail season by hitting their favorite trails for a walk, run, ride or special event. Join New Albany Community Development for Hill Country Ride on the Tanglefoot: Hills, Hubs, and Harmonicas.
Tanglefoot Trail® is Mississippi’s longest Rails to Trails conversion meandering 43.6 miles through the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area. On the trail, you will experience a bit of our history as you pass through fields, forests, meadows and wetlands while you travel down the path of the Chickasaws and Meriwether Lewis, or the railroad built by Col. William C. Falkner, great-grandfather of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner.
May 16, 2020 at 11:00am
Hosted by New Albany Main Street
Enjoy hotdogs and refreshing Coca-Colas in historic downtown at Cooper Park. From 11am-1pm, Main Street staff and volunteers will be grilling up some goodness as a thank you to our #shoplocal community members. Be sure to visit our partner page to check out all of our Main Street partners and shop with them for all of your needs throughout the year.
Unwine’d & Walk Downtown
June 5, 2020 at 6:00pm
Hosted by New Albany Main Street Association
Grab your friends to Sip, Stroll, and Shop historic downtown. 2020 marks the 4th Unwine’d & Walk with New Albany’s Main Street Association. Always a good time in the heart of the community. Tickets are limited and available beginning May 1st at the Main Street office, 135 E Bankhead or online at newalbanymainstreet.com. For more information, call 662-534-3438.
Freedom Fest Weekend
June 26 & 27, 2020
Hosted by New Albany Community Development & New Albany Main Street
Details to come
Tallahatchie Riverfest Weekend
September 24, 25, 26, 2020
Hosted by New Albany Community Development, New Albany Main Street, and Union County Heritage Museum
Details to come
Trick or Treat Trail
October 29, 2020 at 5pm
Hosted by New Albany Main Street and Union County Library
Children, ages 5-10, are invited to walk the Trick or Treat Trail between the the Old Post Office and the Union County Library for some spooky fun. There will be fun tricks and tasty treats for everyone! Costumes are encouraged for a fun contest, but not mandatory.
For more information, call the Main Street office, 662-534-3438.
Main Street Holiday Open House
Sunday, November 8, 2020, 1-5 PM
Hosted by New Albany Main Street
Gather your family and friends to enjoy holiday shopping, strolling, and dining downtown and around New Albany. In-store specials, refreshments, and give-a-ways. Shoppers can find an up to date list of Main Street partners on our partner page.
Christmas on Bankhead
Thursday, November 19, 2020, 5:30-8:30 PM
Hosted by New Albany Main Street and Magnolia Civic Center
5:30-6:30 PM Carriage rides, Santa at New Albany Gazette, & hot cocoa counter
6:30 PM MAIN STREET ASSOCIATION’S COMMUNITY TREE LIGHTING
6:35 PM Tree lighting group will parade down Bankhead, led by Santa in his carriage
Magnolia Civic Center & Ciné Theater
6:30-7:30 PM Winter Wonderland Workshop in the Magnolia Civic room with snacks, ornament making, cookie decorating, coloring page contest, carriage rides, and MORE SANTA
7:00-8:30 PM Live music and entertainment on the Ciné Stage
Monetary and toy donations are encouraged and will be taken at the door. For more information, email email@example.com or call 662-534-3438.
New Albany-Union County Christmas Parade
Monday, November 30, 2020, 6:00 PM
Hosted by New Albany Community Development and New Albany Main Street
Historic Downtown New Albany
The 2019 parade theme is A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS. Applications are available at New Albany Main Street, 135 E Bankhead Street, Union County Library, 219 King Street, and online at newalbanymainstreet.com.
Application and early bird fee of $10 and due by Friday, November 20th. Late applications and fee of $15 must be hand delivered to the Main Street office.
Final instructions will be given AFTER application and fee is processed. Printable application can be found HERE.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by or call the Main Street office at (662) 534-3438.
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