Aberdeen Pilgrimage Weekend
This three day event features tours of historic homes, churches, the 1857 Monroe County Courthouse, and cemeteries, as well as an antique and classic car show, a tea room luncheon, Civil War Symposium, and a 5K Run/Walk.Visitors can also enjoy the Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast,Lions Club barbecue, re-enactments of the Civil War and several other events, including tours of the beautiful restored James Creek Missionary Baptist Church, located on the grounds of the Adams-French mansion. Tour our beautiful historic homes, constructed back when "cotton was king." Included on the tours are grand antebellum and Victorian mansions built by 19th century planters and merchants. This event is held the end of March. more...
The Art Nouveau-style Elkin Theatre is an old part of Aberdeen history. It shows one current movie every Friday and Saturday night and sometimes is home to art exhibits, dance recitals, and plays put on by the public Jr. High and High School. It also hosts the town Christmas play.
Bukka White Blues Festival [Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013]
Located on the Banks of TN-Tombigbee Waterway
Features fantastic live entertainment, a barbecuing competition, arts and crafts, and many more activities on the banks of the Tenn-Tom Waterway. Bukka White had the distinction of being a cousin of B.B. King, another Blues giant. As a matter of fact, it was Bukka who gave B.B. his first guitar, a Stella. Born Booker T. Washington White, he first recorded for the RCA Victor label in 1930. This event is held in October more...
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