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What’s Happening in Pearl River County: Annual Rodeo, Mad Tea Party, Easter Egg Hunts March 2024 Edition

by | Mar 14, 2024

As a real estate agent deeply embedded in the fabric of Pearl River County, Mississippi, I’m thrilled to bring you insights into the local happenings that make our community a wonderful place to live, work, and play.

Exciting Events on the Horizon

One of the most anticipated events this March is the annual rodeo hosted by Pearl River Community College. March 21-23, 2024 at the Pearl River County Fairgrounds Arena in Poplarville, this event promises thrilling entertainment for all ages. With gates opening at 7 p.m., attendees can look forward to a variety of rodeo activities, including bareback riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, and more.

General admission is $10, but children 10 and under can enjoy the event for free, as can PRCC faculty, staff, and students with a valid school ID. This gathering isn’t just about the excitement of the rodeo; it’s a celebration of our community’s spirit and the talents of over 300 contestants from various schools.

WE’RE HAVING A MAD TEA PARTY — Coming Saturday, March 23, 2024 – 11 am to 1 pm   $25/per adult and $12/per child (prepaid reservations only @ 601-347-2336 or southernbellevenue@gmail.com.     Southern Bell Barn located at 297 Bilbo Holston Road Poplarville, MS  

Chamber of Commerce Initiatives.

The Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce continues to play a pivotal role in enhancing our business landscape and fostering community growth. Offering a multitude of networking events, community programs, and special events throughout the year, the Chamber is dedicated to supporting local businesses and improving the overall quality of life in Pearl River County. Their commitment to economic development and community engagement is evident in their ongoing efforts to provide valuable opportunities for business owners and community influencers alike.

Community Highlights

Easter – Adopt A Nursing Home Resident by FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2024$10.00 Sponsorship.  Cash:  Theresa Milar 601-273-1602       PAYPAL: @TCMILAR   VENMO: tmilar39466      EASTER BASKETS WILL BE DELIVERED BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICES.

First Baptist Poplarville is hosting a wonderful hunt at the Poplarville City Park on Saturday, March 23, from 9-10 am.  Lots of eggs, food, games, petting zoo, crafts and more!

Our community’s heartbeat is its people and the initiatives that bring us together. From educational scholarships to groundbreaking healthcare advancements, Pearl River County is a place where innovation and community spirit thrive. The Henleyfield Community, Inc. (HCI), for instance, has announced a significant scholarship opportunity, further emphasizing our community’s investment in the future of our youth. This $2000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating high school senior or home schooled student whose home residence is within the Henleyfield Community boundaries.

As we look forward to the events and developments in March 2024, it’s clear that Pearl River County is a dynamic community with something for everyone. Whether you’re drawn to the excitement of the rodeo, the networking possibilities offered by the Chamber of Commerce, or the community-focused initiatives that enrich our lives, there’s no shortage of reasons to feel proud of calling this place home.

Stay tuned for more updates and happenings in Pearl River County, where community and progress go hand in hand to create a place we’re all proud to be a part of. Whether you’re considering making Pearl River County your new home or you’re a long-time resident, there’s always something new to discover and enjoy in our beautiful area.


If you are looking to buy and/or sell a home in the Pearl River County area, call or text Janell Billiot or any of the seasoned Agents at MS Real Estate Now team at (601) 463-5828, or go to their website at https://www.mississippirealestatenow.com/

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