STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville’s Cotton District was home to local musicians, artists and vendors this weekend as part of the annual Cotton District Arts Festival. Hundreds roamed the streets of Starkville purchasing everything from barbeque to birdhouses. The days festivities included a pet parade, student art competition and a one-mile fun run. The Cotton District Arts Festival has been named one of the top 100 events in North America.