The weekend you don’t want to miss is April 16th-18th, 2021. Not only are we celebrating Laurel Main Street’s Crawfest, but several other special events are taking place, as well.
About Keri Rowell
Keri Rowell is part of Downtown Laurel's most historic business, Lott Furniture Co. A Laurel native and Historic District resident, Keri enjoys exploring all of the beautiful spaces and places in her Home Town, discovering the hidden tales buried deep within its history, and sharing them with the world. When you visit Downtown Laurel, you might just spot her out exploring, dreaming up the next story to share with you.
Entries by Keri Rowell
Say hello to your next stop in Downtown Laurel! Owned and operated by Amy Luker, as seen on HGTV Home Town, this Gallery is not something you want to miss. Floor to ceiling full of original art, supplies, and gifts, this place is sure to bring the inner artist out of you. And hey, if […]
Planning a visit to Laurel, Mississippi to join us for HGTV’s Home Town Season 3 Finale block party? You’re coming at the best time. Because our merchants and eateries have so much going on, we decided to put it all in one place for you and coordinate your trip. (Free of charge!) Where to Stay […]
Laurel’s great in every season, right? But, when school’s out and Summer’s in, Laurel is the perfect place to get your travel fix. Even though the Mississippi Summer can be rough, there’s plenty of ways you can beat the heat and make the best out of your vacation! Here’s a few of our favorite ways […]
Laurel has been a hub for innovators, artisans, and creatives since its founding in 1882. Our history is rich with artists of all kinds that have truly made their mark on The City Beautiful. From the iconic Downtown Laurel mural, to Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, the first art museum in Mississippi, there’s a creative […]
If you’re anything like us, you love your furry friends! Sometimes when traveling, leaving your pet at home or in a kennel is unavoidable. But in Laurel, there’s plenty of places your best friend can enjoy with you! Slowboat Brewing Co. View this post on Instagram We are pleased to introduce Duchess, her royal highness […]
There’s a few things that Home Town folks really love; food, family, community––and hosting some company! It’s true that we have a tight-knit community. Our folks know each other by name, shop locally, and try to promote each other the best we can. A lot of visitors tell us that we’re so charming that they don’t […]
There’s lots of things for us Laurelites to be proud of, and hospitality and charm are at the top of the list. What’s the best way to be hospitable? To host guests, of course! Most visitors will choose to stay in hotels, but we have a better idea. Make Your Laurel Experience Unique Why stay in […]
Spending the weekend in Laurel? Maybe you’ve got your day plans already mapped out, but here’s your nighttime itinerary. Dinner & Dessert Man oh man does Downtown Laurel have some great food! (And sweets.) A lot of us know what eateries are open during the day, but what about on weekends? And for dinner? View […]
If you spend any amount of time in Laurel, you’ll quickly see the allure of our affectionally called, “City Beautiful”. There are many reasons why #iliveinlaurel, and hopefully–I can convince you to do the same. Laurel’s History & Beauty If you browse the #iliveinlaurel tag on Instagram, you’ll find many photos of our parks, beautiful […]