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Two Mississippi Museums to host the Mississippi Makers Fest

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Mississippians of all ages looking for a fun event this weekend are in luck as the Two Mississippi Museums is hosting the inaugural Mississippi Makers Fest.

The free event will be held on the museum grounds from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and include live music, food trucks, art, and events for attendees to enjoy.

Musicians that will perform at the all-day festival will include:

  • 10:30 a.m. Matthew Donaldson & The Liberal Trinity Mass Choir
  • 12:25 p.m. Jimbo Mathus
  • 1:10 p.m. Cary Hudson
  • 1:55 p.m. 5th Child
  • 2:45 p.m. Lil’ DJ 55 / ACTION
  • 3:50 p.m. Chad Wesley Band
  • 5:00 p.m. Chapel Hart
  • 6:10 p.m. Framing the Red
  • 7:25 p.m. Sipp MS Blues Child
  • 9:05 p.m. North Mississippi Allstars

To see the full Saturday schedule for the Two Mississippi Museums, click here.

In addition to the Mississippi Makers Fest, the Two Mississippi Museums will be unveiling a new exhibit called The World of Marty Stuart.

Attendees can see hundreds of never-before-seen items that Stuart has collected from musicians like Hank Williams, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, and more.

Other showcased items include guitars from Merle Haggard and Pops Staples, costumes from Port Wagoner, and some of Stuart’s own personal items.

“We are thrilled to host The World of Marty Stuart exhibit and can’t think of a better way to kick it off than with the Mississippi Makers Fest,” Pamela Junior, director of the Two Mississippi Museums, said. “Marty represents what it means to be a creative and hardworking Mississippian, and that’s what this festival will celebrate. We have a phenomenal musical lineup and several incredible food and art vendors from across the state.”

Stuart announced the opening of his exhibit on Facebook last month, detailing his excitement for the weekend.

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