Dixie National Rodeo and Livestock Show

Published 12:02 pm Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The 46th annual Dixie National Rodeo and Livestock Show kicks off Saturday at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson. Activities, including national country music acts and livestock competitions, will run through Feb. 20. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Mississippi Coliseum box office at 601-353-0603, or by visiting ticketmaster.com or any Ticketmaster outlet.


Performers will play at the Mississippi Coliseum. Tickets are $16, $20 and $24.

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• 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 —Easton Corbin

• 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 —Little Big Town

• Noon, 4 and 8 p.m. Feb. 12 — Marty Stuart

• 3 and 7 p.m. Feb. 13 — The Bellamy Brothers

• 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 — Josh Turner

• 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 — Rodney Adkins

• 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 — Craig Morgan

Livestock shows

Competitions will run from Sunday to Feb. 20. For a complete schedule, visit www.mdac.state.ms.us and click on the “Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo” link at the top of the page.

Mississippi Junior Roundup

Mississippi 4-H and Future Farmers of America members will exhibit through Feb. 10 their beef cattle, hogs, sheep and dairy cattle for the coveted award of Grand Champion. The Sale of Junior Champions will take place at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 10 in Barn 11 at the Dixie Sales Arena.

Dixie National Rodeo Dance

This event for those 18 and older is set for 10 p.m. Feb. 11 and Feb. 12 at the Mississippi Trade Mart. Admission is $10.

Equine Expo

Horses will be on display Feb. 16-20 at the Mississippi Trade Mart.

Farm Expo

Head out to the Mississippi Trade Mart at 10 a.m. Feb. 11 and 12 for this event.

Dixie National Wagon Train

Arrival is set for Feb. 10 and 11 at the fairgrounds.

Dixie National Parade

Floats will roll at 9 a.m. Feb. 12 along Capitol Street in Jackson.

Dixie National Rodeo Breakfast

A free, hot meal with all the trimmings will be served from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at the Farmer’s Market Grill at Jefferson and High streets.

Farriers Competition

Watch master horseshoe craftsmen battle it out at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Mississippi Trade Mart.