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Video: “Youth Explosion” Highlights Friday Activities for Crawford’s Cotton Boll Festival

CRAWFORD, Miss. (WCBI) – It was an afternoon of celebration for Crawford residents.Friday marked the second day of the town’s annual Crawford Cotton Boll Festival. Residents and local youth gathered for tonight’s Youth Explosion event at the town’s Community Center. Attendees were treated to a night of music and dancing, as well as live poetry.

The 3-day festival commemorates the late blues legend Big Joe Williams. Festival activities continue Saturday, with Gospel music beginning at 1 p.m.