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Mississippi Roads (Create)

Mississippi Roads (Create)

Mississippi Roads provides viewers an insider's guide to the towns, events, attractions, history, art, music, food, natural beauty and intriguing individuals that make Mississippi so unique. From hidden waterfalls to opulent mansions to quirky eateries to talented artists, you never know what we will uncover around the bend.

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Walt travels to south Mississippi to take in a popular Renaissance Faire, then meets a man who creates armor from another age. We visit a Brandon blacksmith keeping old skills alive, and learn how horses can be unique friends for special needs children. Finally, we tour a craft brewery in Ocean Springs.

Walt and the Roads team see how art transforms lives as well as objects. We visit the Art Garden at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, hear the inspiring story of painter Darryl Anderson, and see how some north Mississippi artists turn concrete into whimsical yard art. We also revisit Berry Creek Bowls in Amite County.

Kosciusko hosts the Central Mississippi Fair, a thriving event for more than a century. We meet an artist who creates with heat and flame, visit with legendary blues musician Charlie Musselwhite, and then hang out with those rock-and-blues favorites, the North Mississippi Allstars.

Walt and the Roads team visit Poplarville for the annual Blueberry Jubilee, learning all about the art and science of blueberry farming. We re-visit an older Roads story about the town's draft horse school, and we meet restaurateurs who are setting an "Extra Table" for Mississippi's hungry.

Walt visits Medieval England, Ireland, Scotland, and outer space - all while never leaving Mississippi! How? By going to Celtic Fest, of course, and by meeting Jackson's Thomas Grillo, a virtuoso on that most unusual instrument, the Theremin.

Walt explores the music, dance, and arts scene at Jackson's Belhaven University, then meets a Belhaven grad that became a leading tech entrepreneur. Over in Vicksburg we see the long-running melodrama "Gold in the Hills." Finally, we meet Baldwin native George Wardlaw, a celebrated abstract expressionist painter.

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