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Video: Bukka White Festival Starts Friday

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ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) – The annual Bukka White Festival kicks off this weekend, October 18 and 19.

The festival honors the famous, local artist Bukka White.

The events start Friday afternoon at 5 p.m. when the Ribs on the River Cook-off starts.

Music begins Friday night at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the festivities start up at 10 when the rib cook-off continues.

There’s a pet costume parade at 11 a.m. with prizes for owners and proceeds from registration will go to the animal shelter.

Music on Friday starts after lunch at 1:15 p.m.

You can find more information about the festival at www.bukkawhitefestival.com