What’s Happening in DeSoto County, MS | April 12th – 18th, 2017

Apr 11, 2017 | 0 comments

April 12th: Mississippi RiverKings vs. Huntsville Havoc

Date: Wednesday, April 12th

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Landers Center // 4560 Venture Dr. • Southaven, MS 38671

Single Game Price: Blue Section $24, Gold Section $17, Red Section $12, Green Section $6 and All-Inclusive $30.  Fans with all-inclusive tickets will have access to an all-you-can-eat dining area, which includes draft beer, soft drinks and a variety of food options. All-inclusive seats will be in Section 103, Rows N-R.



After finishing the regular season in fifth place, the RiverKings head into playoff action. To begin the RiverKings journey for the 2017 Presidents Cup, the team will face the fourth seed Huntsville Havoc in a three-game series beginning on Wednesday night at 7:30pm at LANDERS Center. Games 2 & 3 will be played in Huntsville, AL. 

The Mississippi RiverKings are proud to be the longest, continually operating sports franchise in the area, now in their 25th season of operation.

The Mississippi RiverKings, member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), join SPHL teams from Columbus, GA-Cottonmouths, Macon, GA,-Mayhem, Fayetteville, NC-FireAntz, Huntsville, AL-Havoc, Knoxville, TN-Ice Bears, Pensacola, FL-Ice Flyers and Peoria, IL-Rivermen, Roanoke, VA-Rail Yard Dawg and Evansville, IN-IceMen.

For more information, visit www.riverkings.com or call 662-342-1755.


April 14th: Car Show

Date: Friday, April 14th

Time: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Malco Olive Branch Cinema // 6430 Goodman Rd. • Olive Branch, MS 38654


April 14, Malco Olive Branch Cinema will celebrate the release of THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS, by showcasing dozens of exotic cars courtesy of L.A. based car club Street Runners.

As part of Malco’s ongoing commitment to community involvement, the theatre will be accepting donations for Double the Love and all proceeds benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South.

For additional information about this exciting event, please contact Brandie Bursese, General Manager, at 662-895-1245.


April 15th: Eagles Nest Race Track Schedule

Date: Saturday, April 8th

Time: 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location: S&H SmallEngine & FunZone // 5811 Hwy 51 • Horn Lake, MS 38637


Oval dirt Kart racing track. Bring your own kart. Follow Eagle Nest Race Track on Facebook at http://bit.ly/2bSuh18.


2017 Eagles Nest Race Track Schedule:

  • April 15, 29
  • May 20 (3rd Annal MARS Invasion)
  • June 10, 24
  • July 1
  • July 15 (Special Event TBA)
  • July 29
  • August 12, 26
  • September 9 (Briggs Challenge)
  • September 23
  • October 7
  • October 21 (Season Finale & Awards)

For more information, call 662-393-4514.



April 18th: Birthday Bash ACS Fundraiser Dinner

Date: Tuesday, April 18th

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Southaven Multi-Purpose Arena // 7360 Hwy 51 • Southaven, MS 38671

Price: $35 per person


This Birthday Bash Dinner is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, to help save lives so that more birthdays can be celebrated each year.

Tickets are $35 each. Servers will be people who have sold their tables of eight. Food will be catered by Longhorn Steakhouse in Southaven and “Two or More” will provide the musical entertainment.

The event will include recognition of cancer survivors, caregivers and “Color of Cancer” candidates. (May 1-31, community volunteers choose a color for the type of cancer they choose to represent and commit to fundraise a minimum goal of $2,000.)

This is your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember those lost to the disease.  By participating in this event you are creating a world where cancer can’t claim another year of anyone’s life, helping to create a world with less cancer!

For more information, email whitney.merida@cancer.org or call Whitney Merida at 901-725-8624.






April 8th-15th: Cedar Hill Farm Annual Easter Egg Hunts

Date: Saturday, April 8th – Saturday, April 15th

Time: See Below for Times

Location: Cedar Hill Farm // 008 Love Rd. • Hernando, MS 38632

Price: Adults, Ages (11 & up) $10.00 plus tax and Children, Ages (3-10) $10.00 plus tax, (2 & Under Free). We take credit/debit card at most stands including admissions and the snack bar.  No personal checks!  We do accept school, church and business checks. 


From April 8th – April 15th, Cedar Hill Farm presents their annual Easter Egg Hunts. Families from all over the Mid-South can enjoy a day at the farm riding ponies, petting the animals, getting their faces painted and getting their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Egg hunts run continuously throughout the day.

Extras, Not Included with Admission: Pony Rides ($2.50), Face Painting ($5), Feed Cup for the Animals (.75 each or 2 for $1). All Food and Merchandise.

Large Group Rates: 10 – 19 people $.50 off per person, 20 – 29 people $1.00 off per person, 30 – 39 people $1.50 off per person & 40 + people $2.00 off per person. One payment must be made for the entire group in order to get the group rate. Private eating/gathering areas are available for large groups that use our catering. Contact us for more information. Not valid with any other offers or discounts, not available online. To get school group rates, you do need to make a reservation. Please contact us for more info.

Discounts: All Senior Citizens over 65 & Service Men/Women Including: Military, Police, Firemen & Teachers will receive $2.00 off admission. I.D. required for discount. This does not include family members. Not valid with any other offers or discounts, not available online.

  • Saturday, April 8th, 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 9th, 12:00 Noon -5:00 p.m.
  • Mon. – Thurs. April 10th – 13th, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Good Friday, April 14th, 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 15th, 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
  • Closed on Easter Sunday

Baby Chicks and Ducks will be available from Thurs. April 6th – Sat. April 15th!

Coolers and picnics welcome. No pets please!

For more information, call 662-429-2540 or visit www.gocedarhillfarm.com.




April 14th – 15th: Breakfast or Brunch with the Easter Bunny

Date: Friday, April 14th – Saturday, April 15th

Time: 9:00am-10:00am & 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: Cedar Hill Farm // 008 Love Rd. • Hernando, MS 38632

Price: See Below for Prices


Enjoy a Southern Country Breakfast or Brunch with the Easter Bunny. Bring your camera and take your own pictures.

Reservations Required! Children Ages 3-10 $14.95 plus tax (2 & Under Free). Each Adult, ages 11 & up, $19.95 plus tax. Spaces limited. Reserve your spot today.

This price includes an all you can eat country breakfast buffet or brunch and private time with the Easter Bunny. Also included is Farm Activities and admission to the Easter Egg Hunts, with 12 eggs per paid child ages 3-10. Egg hunts for anyone under age 3 or over age 10, must pay $2 extra per dozen eggs. Easter Egg Hunts and Farm Activity Hours: 10am-5pm.

For more information or to make reservations, call 662-429-2540 or visit www.gocedarhillfarm.com.




April 14th – 15th: Catfish Dinner with the Easter Bunny

Date: Friday, April 14th – Saturday, April 15th

Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Location: Cedar Hill Farm // 008 Love Rd. • Hernando, MS 38632

Price: See Below for Prices


Join the Easter Bunny for Catfish Dinner. Bring your camera and take your own pictures. Also included is admission to Farm Activities and Easter Egg Hunts from 10am-5pm.  Each paid child ages 3-10 receives 12 eggs for the egg hunts. Egg hunts for anyone under age 3 or over age 10, must pay $2 extra per dozen eggs.

Prices are $19.95 (plus tax) per Adult (ages 11 & up); $14.95 (plus tax) per Child (ages 3-10); Free for ages 2 & under. The price includes an all you can eat catfish buffet and private time with the Easter Bunny.

Spaces limited. Make your reservations today!

For more information or to make reservations, call 662-429-2540 or visit www.gocedarhillfarm.com.




April 15th: Southaven Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday, April 15th

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Location: Snowden Grove Park // 3335 Pine Tar Alley • Southaven, MS 38672

Price: Free


Meet the Easter bunny and enjoy the fun with over 50,000 candy-filled eggs, moon bounces, face painting, petting zoo and train rides. Explore fire trucks and enjoy free popcorn and drinks. Don’t forget to bring your camera and Easter baskets. Free event!

Hunt age groups: 0-4 years; 5-7 year olds; and 8-10 year olds.

For more information, call 662-280-2489 or visit www.southaven.org.




April 15th: Olive Branch Old Towne Easter

Date: Saturday, April 15th

Time: 11:00am-2:00pm

Location: Olive Branch City Hall // Pigeon Roost and Goodman Rd. • Olive Branch, MS 38654

Price: Free


Bring the children to Olive Branch Old Towne for photos with the Easter Bunny, games, prizes, music and local churches and non-profit groups will have booths set up and so much MORE!

Hosted by the Olive Branch Old Towne Association.

For more information, call 662-893-0888 or email director@olivebrancholdtowne.org.




April 16th: Bonne Terre Country Inn Easter Brunch

Date: Sunday, April 16th

Time: 10:30am-1:00pm

Location: Bonne Terre Country Inn // 4715 Church Rd. • Nesbit, MS 38651

Price: Adults $27.75 and children $15.25


Come celebrate Easter Brunch at Bonne Terre Country Inn, from 10:30am-2:00pm. We’ll have fabulous food, a cake walk, an Easter egg hunt and photos with the Easter bunny. There will also be Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas.

For reservations, call 662-781-5100 or email nicki@bonnetetreinn.com.

For more information, visit www.bonneterreinn.com.



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