Events and Happenings



Oktoberfest is Saturday October 7th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Carthage Coliseum.  For more information go to  or call 601-267-9231.  Click here for your vendor app.

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Rodeo Plans Announced

The Leake County Sheriffs Reserve 6th annual PCA Rodeo will be October 13th and 14th at the Carthage Coliseum beginning at 7:30 each night.  There will be Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Barrell Racing and more. At 5:30 on Saturday October 14th there will be Rodeo Parade around the Courthouse Square.  Everyone is invited to bring your horses, mules, and wagons.  After the Rodeo on Saturday night the band Southbound will be performing.  Tickets for the rodeo are $10.00 and kids under 9 are admitted for free.  All proceeds from the rodeo will go to support the Leake County Sheriff’s Reserve.

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Sweets and Treats on Main Street Returns

Join the Main Street Chamber of Leake County for the 7th annual Sweets and Treats on Main Street, Tuesday Night October 31st from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., around the Courthouse Square in Carthage. This year’s event is expected to be bigger and better than last year when over 1500 children came out to enjoy the festivities. Sweets and Treats on Main Street is for children birth to 13 years old and we reserve the right to refuse candy to those who are older. If your Business, Civic Club, Church Group, or Neighborhood would like to hand out candy or make a donation please contact Russell Baty  at 601-267-9231 or 601-267-6764.



Come by the Main Street Chamber office

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