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The Aberdeen Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 288
204 E. Commerce Street
Aberdeen, MS 39730
(662) 369-9440

Visit us on-line at www.aberdeenpilgrimage.com
or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/aberdeenpilgrimage


Hospitality at the Goat Shed

Behind the Three Goats Cottage Bed and Breakfast
106 W. Jefferson St.
Weary Pilgrimage-goers in need of rest or a powder room may visit The Goat Shed, thanks to the kindness of owner Ann Tackett. Tables and chairs are also available for you to enjoy your own lunch or barbecue plate.

Aberdeen City Hall Welcomes Pilgrimage Guests visitors and citizens of Aberdeen


125 West Commerce Street
Friday, 6 April, 9am to 5 pm and Saturday, 7 April, 9am to 4 pm

Come visit historic 1912 Aberdeen City Hall. Discover the Neoclassical architectural style building with Ionic columns. Hidden gems of discovery include: the marble grand staircase with ironwork balustrades, the L.C. Tiffany stained glass dome skylight and second floor auditorium.

FREE GUIDED TOURS* with historical facts showcasing Aberdeen personalities are available

*elevator access available



A Carriage Ride Through History

First Baptist Church Parking Lot ~ Corner of Commerce Street and Hickory Street

Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7, 2017; 9:00am to 11:00pm, 11:30pm to 2:00pm, and 2:30pm to 5:00pm

Tour Aberdeen�s National Historic Districts in elegant 19th-century style by horse and carriage. This event is free to Pilgrimage ticket holders.



Riverview Garden Club and Luncheon
First Baptist Church

310 W. Commerce St.

Friday, April 6, 2018; 11:30am to 2:00pm
Delicious meal prepared and served by members of the club.
Tickets can be purchased from members or available at the door. $10


Church Tour

Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7, 11:30am to 1:30pm ~ $3

Take a tour of some of Aberdeen�s oldest churches, dating back as early as 1839. Let parishioners tell history and interesting facts about their church. All proceeds will benefit our local food pantry, Loaves and Fishes. Loaves and Fishes help feed hundreds of families in need every month in the Aberdeen area.


Civil War Encampment

The Magnolias
732 W. Commerce St.
Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7
Enjoy watching a replica Civil War Encampment. Participants actually spend the night on site.

Life in a Small Southern Town

The Elkin Theatre
110 W. Commerce St.
Friday, April 6; 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, April 8; 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Enjoy two performances of live theatre about life in a small Southern town. Tickets on sale at the door. $7

Monroe County Children�s Vision Center
5K Walk/Run Making Children�s Eyes Work Together

All Runners/Walkers Welcome!
Saturday, April 7, 8:00 Start time, Blue Bluff
(registration deadline 7:15 am}
Register online at Eventbrite.com. Pre-registration Deadline March 24 for T-Shirt. For more information, Call Kimberly Mitchell, 662-315-0026 or LuEllen Childress, 662-436-0182

Luncheon in the Garden

First Presbyterian Church
401 W. Commerce St.
Saturday, April 7, 11:00am---2:00pm~-$9

The Culinary Workshop is offering a Bistro luncheon in the hidden garden at the First Presbyterian Church. The chef creates fresh mouthwatering culinary delights to eat in or take away, Take a well-deserved break and enjoy the food.

Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast

First United Methodist Church
300 College Pl.
Saturday, April 7, 6:00am to 11:00am

All you can eat pancakes and much, much more! The church will be open during the breakfast to show off its beautiful Tiffany Windows.

Storytelling at Historic James Creek M.B. Church

Next to Adams-French House
301 N. Meridian St.
Saturday, April 7 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Local storytellers will entertain you with tall tales and yarns in the great old Southern tradition! This historic African-American chapel, now fully restored stands on the grounds of the Adams-French House. Fun and casual. Admission is free.

Candlelight Tour of Bella Vida

503 S. Franklin St.
Saturday, April 7, 7:00pm to 10:00pm ~ $15 per person
March 31, 2018 Deadline for Reservations

Come and join us for a candlelight tour of this 1879 Second Empire home. Enjoy tales of Old Aberdeen and music. Horse d�oeuvres will be served. Limited tickets available. For reservations please email lyndalou46@gmail.com.

Proper Tea at the Cottage Tea Room

109 E. Washington St.
Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8; 2:00pm

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with friends and make new ones at the Cottage Tea Room Proper Afternoon Tea. A delicious menu of savories, sandwiches, fruit, scones, cream and jam served with a selection of specially brewed teas. Price is $22 and reservations required. Contact the Cottage Tea Room� 662-369-1157 or 662-319-7928 for reservations.

Lies and Legends of Old Aberdeen Cemetery

Old Aberdeen Cemetery ~ S. Poplar St.
Saturday, April 7, 2018; 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Enjoy amazing stories of dashing soldiers, tragic ladies, and other amusing and surprising figures who populated Aberdeen in its early years. The tour of the town�s oldest cemetery promises to entertain and enlighten. $3

The Annual Antique and Classic Car and Truck Show Show and Shine
The Monroe County Courthouse
301 S. Chestnut St.

For car show information, call Donald Dahlem (662) 436-8250.

 
 

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