Cleveland clevelandms GRAMMY® Museum, Mississippi McCarty’s Pottery Located in Merigold, McCarty’s Pottery is visited by collectors from all over the world and can be identified by the trademarked ‘river’, a small black wavy line representing the Mississippi River on most pieces. Don’t miss the beautiful gardens in the back of the old mule barn, which is where the pottery is still made and sold today. The state-of-the-art GRAMMY® Museum Mississippi covers all genres of music and tells the story of the GRAMMY® and its winning artists through interactive exhibits. There is also a gallery with rotating exhibits that are changed throughout the year. Downtown Cleveland features a walkable green strip area where visitors can discover local treasures such as the free Martin & Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum which features a large O-Gauge model train layout depicting many sites throughout the Delta. Often called the Birthplace of the Blues, Dockery Farms sits just five miles east of Cleveland, and tells of a storied past where many blues greats, including Charley Patton, lived and worked. This free experience is a blues ‘must’ for music and history enthusiasts. Cleveland and Bolivar County are home to 19 Blues Trail Markers telling the history and stories of musicians, historic spots, landmarks and more. Whether it be a meat-and- three soul food lunch at the Country Platter or the Senator’s Place, or Mississippi Delta Hot Tamales and Barbecue at Airport Grocery, Cleveland has amazing locally owned family restaurants where you can get the best of Southern eats. Blind artist Sharon McConnell created plaster masks of blues musicians, many of whom have passed away and the originals can be seen at the Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University. Cleveland is home to live music and entertainment at least five nights a week! Whether it be trivia, the Tuesday Night Pickers that play bluegrass every Tuesday at Grover’s Corner, or a live blues or indie rock band, there is lots of entertainment to be found! Downtown Cleveland McCarty’s Pottery 101 Saint Mary’s Street Merigold, MS This hip little town in the Mississippi Delta is home to a charming downtown Main Street area complete with locally owned boutiques, cafes, restaurants, art galleries and museums.