Bemis Heritage Day
Bemis Heritage Day will be celebrated on Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the Bemis Mill Village Museum which was built in 1921-1922 as the Bemis Auditorium located at 2 North Missouri Street in Jackson, TN.
Museum doors will open at 10:00 a.m. with free admission. Meet and greet with friends and then enjoy a barbecue plate for $10 (including soft drink) under the tent on the front lawn from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or until sold out.
From 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Bobby McAlexander will display his ceramic replica of the 1958-1972 Chat ‘N Chew including figures of friends.
Beginning at 11:30 a.m., the Bemis Boogie Blues Band with Willi X Evans, Newt Hall, Clint Blackwell, Stan Perkins, Tony McCaslin, and Bobby Cleary will entertain with live music from the 1950s-1970s.
The Jackson-Madison Chapter, NSDAR, and Pinson Mounds Society, N.S.C.A.R., will distribute patches to our US veterans on Armed Forces Day.
At 1:00 p.m., Tommy Dean will share memories of the good old days with Bemis youth sports.
Children can enjoy the splash pad at the Bemis Mill Memorial Park located at 7 A Street and the playground at the Stella Duncan Park of Bemis at 110 South Missouri Street.
Bemis Historical Society looks forward to sharing their Bemis heritage on May 20. Anyone interested in the history of Bemis, Jackson, and Madison County is welcome to attend. Visit the museum’s company store and take home a souvenir. Items are listed on our website.