COVID vaccine promises area fun
There is a vaccine and there will be fun things to in the area.
Brookhaven-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce's (BLCC) Katie Nations says a full calendar of events will bring tourists and area residents to Brookhaven and Lincoln County during the spring, summer, fall and winter, and boost the local economy in the process.
"BLCC is taking all state and local mandates under strict consideration and is thoughtfully planning the events to ensure the safety of the community," Nations says.
Downtown Jazzed Up, the Brookhaven's annual Mardi Gras celebration, has been recreated as an art walk with COVID-19 precautions in mind and will kick-start the year of fun on February 20.
The fun calendar also features:
Goin' to Town Car Show sponsored by Fielder's Pro Shop and presented by BLCC. March 6. Owners showcased some 276 vehicles last year, and the Show is expected to be bigger and better. Participants can pre-register for $10 or pay $15 on the day of the event. Contact T-Tommy at 601-833-8620 or BLCC at 601-833-1411.
Spring Fair at Lincoln County Civic Center. April 1-4.
Spring Movie Series. Downtown Brookhaven. TBA.
The tenth annual Girls Night Out provides a shopping experience geared to area women in which participating vendors offer deals, door prizes and promotions. June 24.
Lincoln County Wildlife and Outdoor Expo at Lincoln County Civic Center. August 20-21.
Summer Concert Series. Downtown Brookhaven. TBA.
Fall Fair at Lincoln County Civic Center. September 9-12.
The forty-eighth Ole Brook Festival -- a big day-long party in with live music; arts, crafts and food vendors; an antique car show and designated kids zone with inflatables and games. October 1-2.
Brookhaven Christmas Open House. November 6.
Christmas Parade. December 2.
The Brookstock music festival is also expected to return in July. Over three days with intimate sessions and a big grand finale concert, it brings together established and upcoming local artists and returning musicians who started their careers in the area to perform oldies and today's sound -- their own compositions and the music of others in country and rock genres.
Look for 5K/10K runs throughout the year, farmers markets in the summer and fall, the Brookhaven Exchange Club Fair in the summer and the Overbrook Songwriters Festival in the fall as well.
All events are subject to change due to COVID-10 restraints and/or inclement weather. Find updates and get the latest news at visitbrookhavenms.com or call 601-833-1411 for information.