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Explore the artisans that call Mississippi their home.

Mississippi is well known for its genuine hospitality, and that is precisely what you will get when you visit the Southern Sisters of Laurel, owned by true Southern sisters Suzanne Williams and Sandy Williams Hanna.

What better place to host a giant literary lawn party than Mississippi? The Magnolia State is known to produce some of the greatest writers of all time, and this beloved annual event brings readers and writers together from all over the state and the nation. 

On Saturday, August 19, the Mississippi Book Festival will again be held in Jackson, on the State Capitol Building grounds, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. 

Art certainly is everywhere in Mississippi, and that fact is made abundantly clear through the many beautiful and breathtaking public art that can be experienced through some of the most prominent art walks in the state.