YOKNAPATAWPHA ARTS COUNCIL TO HOST ANNUAL CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL FEATURING MISSISSIPPI BREWERIES
OXFORD, Miss. – The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council will host the 8th annual Miss-I-Sippin’, a festival highlighting Mississippi craft beer breweries, local food, entertainment, and art on April 1st and 2nd.
“This years Miss-I-Sippin’ is different than past years,” says Wayne Andrews, Executive Director of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. “We have partnered with the Mississippi Brewers Guild to make this a statewide event, it will now be a full weekend of activities rather than a one-day festival, which we are really looking forward to.”
The two-day event will begin Friday, April 1st at the Powerhouse with the Brewer’s Dinner in which guests may purchase tickets to sit with different craft brewers from across the state. A secret guest chef will provide a meal that complements the featured beers. The following day, Saturday April 2nd, guests will enjoy beer and food from various food trucks as well as local art and music from noon-6 P.M at the Pavilion on University Ave.
Miss-I-Sippin’ P. 2 Ticket prices for members of the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council will be $25 for Saturdays festival or $75 to attend the Friday night Brewer’s Dinner and the festival. Nonmember tickets will be $30 for the festival and $80 for both events. Tickets are limited for the Brewer’s Dinner.
Miss-I-Sippin’ is the official festival of the Mississippi Brewer’s Guild and Oxford’s original craft beer festival. All proceeds will benefit the Yoknapawtapha Arts Council and the Mississippi Craft Brewer’s Guild. For more information visit oxfordarts.com, call (662)-236-6429 and follow the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council on Facebook.
The Yoknapatawpha Arts Council is an official arts agency in Oxford and Lafayette County. Founded in 1975 as a 501c3 organization, the mission of the Art Council is to enrich and empower all members of the community through the arts. Last year, the council presented over 300 programs that reached Lafayette County and much of Northern Mississippi, with visitors from around the Southeast.