PO Box 4555, 1725 Jimmie Rodgers Drive, Meridian Mississippi 39304
601-482-8001 Toll Free: 888-868-7720
This museum at Highland Park is dedicated to the 'Father of Country Music,' Meridian native Jimmie Rodgers. Exhibits at the small museum include his custom-made Martin guitar, personal items, concert clothing, sheet music and awards won by this singing legend.
An annual Jimmie Rodgers Festival highlights the man and his music, and features talent contests. Group tours of the museum are available by prior arrangement. Open daily, closed major holidays.
Other History nearby:
(Demopolis) Bluff Hall
(Demopolis) Bluff Hall
(Gilbertown) Choctaw County Historical Museum
(Meridian) Jimmie Rodgers Memorial and Museum
(Linden) Linden Junction Depot Railroad Museum
01/20 Coming to The Meridian area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists
will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain
Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to
extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food
will be available at field.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display,
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters,
Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise,
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists,
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you,
free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park,
interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower,
live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.
Alabama Blueberry Festival Brewton AL January1 Original Arts& Crafts,
Antique/Classic Car Show,
Motorcycle Show & Rally,
Children's Section (including shuttle train, waterslide, inflatables, obstacle course, petting zoo, face painting),
Live All-Day Entertainment,
Fresh Blueberries & Blueberry Bushes for sale,
Festival T-shirts & canvas tote bags,
Blueberry Ice Cream,
Food Court: funnel cakes, shaved ice, hamburgers, sausage dogs, BBQ, roasted corn, kettle popcorn, boiled & roasted peanuts.