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March

Now - August 11, 2019
February 2–August 11 at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Spirits of the Passage: The Story of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. A new exhibit at the Two Mississippi Museums showcases rare artifacts from the wreckage of a sunken slave ship. Along with 125 rarely seen artifacts from West Africa, Europe, and the Americas, the exhibit includes a replica of the once-crowded hull of the Henrietta Marie. Purchase tickets at the door or online at twomississippimuseums.com/spirits. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

Now - February 01, 2020
February 26, 2019–February 23, 2020 at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. For the Record: Music, Storytelling, and Eudora Welty. For the Record highlights the songs, artists, and albums that either inspired Eudora Welty or appear in her writing. Free Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to noon. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

March 27, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 6:30 pm at the Old Capitol Museum. Mississippi String Quartet Concert. Join us for an evening of chamber music in the historic House of Representatives Chamber of the Old Capitol Museum. The Mississippi String Quartet will perform music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Peter Schubert, and Ludwig van Beethoven, especially his famous “Große Fuge,” or Great Fugue. Members of the quartet include Marta Szlubowska and Vince Missimino, violins; Ausra Jasineviciute, viola; and Veronica Parrales, cello. Admission is free. For more information email Marta Szlubowska at violinmarta@yahoo.com.

March 27, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, noon–1 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. As part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, Karen Evers and Luke Lampton will present “Images in Mississippi Medicine” in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums. Book sales and signing to follow. Free, no reservations required. For more information, call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019
Thursday–Friday, March 28 & 29, 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Manship House Museum. Spirits at the Manship House. Experience nineteenth century ghost stories presented by Belhaven students. Free, reservations required. To register call 601-961-4724 or email info@manshiphouse.com.

March 30, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sunday, March 31, 1 p.m.–5 p.m., at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. 31st Annual Natchez Powwow. Two Day Southern Plains style Powwow featuring contemporary American Indian music and dance. Highlights of the event include Inter-tribal dancing, Gourd dancing, native foods and art. The event is open to the public and entry fee is $5 per adult and $3 per child. For more information call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

April

April 03, 2019
Wednesday, April 3, noon–1 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Shelby Harriel will present “Behind the Rifle: Women Soldiers in Civil War Mississippi” in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums. Book sales and signing to follow. Free, no reservations required. For more information, call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

April 10, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, noon–1 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Stephen Parks will present “The State Law Library: Its Origins, Leaders, & Role in State Government” in the historic House of Representatives Chamber of the old Capitol Museum. Special tours of the museum will be offered throughout the day in celebration of the building's 180th birthday. Free, no reservations required. For more information, call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

April 17, 2019
Wednesday, April 17, noon–1 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Suzanne Marrs will discuss the new edition of Eudora Welty: Photographs in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums. Book sales and signing to follow. Free, no reservations required. For more information, call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov. Word

April 18, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6813.

April 19, 2019
Friday, April 19, 10 a.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting in the Brunini Conference Room at the Two Mississippi Museums. For more information call 601-576-6850.

April 20, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Free Day. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free during regular hours every third Saturday of the month. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

April 20, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 1–3 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Giant Egg Hunt. Children up to age 12 can participate in the annual egg hunt. For more information call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

April 24, 2019
Wednesday, April 24, noon–1 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. As part of the History Is Lunch series, John Ramsey Miller and Stephen Smith will present “McCartys of Merigold, Mississippi: The Pottery” in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums. Book sales and signing to follow. Free, no reservations required. For more information, call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

May

May 18, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Great Big Yam Potatoes Old Time Music Festival and Fiddle Contest. Old-time musicians from across Mississippi gather for a day of performances. Talented fiddlers, young and old, will compete in a fiddle contest. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com.

May 18, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Free Day. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free during regular hours every third Saturday of the month. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

May 21, 2019
Thursday, May 21, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

June

June 18, 2019
Thursday, June 18, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

July

July 18, 2019
Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6813.

July 19, 2019
Friday, July 19, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

August

August 20, 2019
Thursday, August 20, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

September

September 17, 2019
Thursday, September 17, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

October

October 24, 2019
Thursday, October 24, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6813.

October 25, 2019
Friday, October 25, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

November

November 19, 2019
Thursday, November 19, 9 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold a teleconference meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.

December

December 06, 2019
Friday, December 6, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History will hold its quarterly meeting. For more information call 601-576-6850.