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Arts, Crafts and culture

It’s no secret that Mississippi is known as a hub of arts, culture and creativity…and Ridgeland certainly lives up to that reputation. Fine art? Quirky sculpture? One-of-a-kind crafts? We’ve got it. Whether you’re strolling through an arts festival or getting lost in a museum exhibit, you’ll find the works of incredible artisans at your fingertips in Ridgeland. Immerse yourself in our vibrant culture and you’re sure to find yourself inspired.

Bill Waller Craft Center

While we don’t encourage judging a book by its cover, we might make one exception. With its modern facade nestled on the outskirts of the lush Natchez Trace Parkway forest, The Craft Center is a true jewel. But, beyond the beautiful glass staircase–yes, it has that, too–The Craft Center is home to the unique works of Southern creators, as well as classes taught by master Craftsmen.

Arts, Crafts and Cultural Events

Museum Monday with yourself, Taco Tuesday with friends, Walk on the Trace Wednesday with family…you get the picture. From arts festivals and food crawls to family-friendly outdoor activities and plenty of opportunities for culture, a full calendar in Ridgeland means fun for everyone, no matter your budget or interests.

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25febAll Day26MHSAA Basketball: Third RoundEvent Type :Sports

27febAll Day27mar2021 Mississippi Blues Marathon (VIRTUAL)Event Type :Fitness,Outdoor,Running,VIRTUAL

27feb9:00 am5:00 pmDead Man Gravel GrindEvent Type :Trails, Parks & Cycling,Outdoor

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Find Romance in Ridgeland

If we can say anything about the past year, it’s that we’ve grown closer to the ones we love more so than ever before. We’ve all earned some quality time OUTSIDE the home and with Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s the perfect time to treat you and the one you love to a night …

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A Guide to Ridgeland’s Libations Scene

Looking for the perfect libation for your next happy hour or date night? Look no further than Ridgeland. We’re sharing some of our local faves – just in time for the weekend and the end of “Dry January.” Ely’s Located in Olde Towne Ridgeland, Ely’s is a swanky, modern steakhouse serving up prime cuts, seafood …

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Planning the Perfect Family Weekend in Ridgeland for 2021

By all accounts, 2021 is shaping up to be a better year starting with the renewal of the family vacation. When it comes to shopping, sporting, scenery, and family togetherness, few places make for a more promising destination than Ridgeland!   Family Sporting Ridgeland’s natural gems are too numerous to name, but The Natchez Trace …

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Resolution Revolution – Discover a New You in the New Year

There’s no denying it: 2020 wasn’t the best year to start on a fitness journey. We worked from home, ate too much at home, and tried (however we could) to stay fit at home-all with mixed success. If 2020 left you feeling sluggish and worn down, you’re certainly not alone. Thankfully, the New Year gives …

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Hiking the Natchez Trace Parkway near Ridgeland

With safety considerations in place, an hour or a day spent hiking along the Natchez Trace Parkway allows you to step back in time, often within reach of modern conveniences. Closer Than You Think Open daily from sunrise to sunset, the Chisha Foka Multi-Use Trail is a 10-mile paved path whose name pays tribute to …

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Natchez Trace Parkway: Rules of the Road

Before you head out for a ride on the Natchez Trace Parkway, be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules of the road. The fast-paced life of nearby interstates and major highways stops once you reach the Parkway. Along this journey your goals should change from getting there quickly to enjoying every moment of the …

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What else can I do in Ridgeland?

Explore all the ways Ridgeland can bring family and friends together.

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