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September

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 Tuesday–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.

September 18, 2019
At 12 noon on Wednesday, September 18, Jeff Mansell will present The History Minute: Mississippi Stories in Video.

September 25, 2019 - December 25, 2019
At 12 noon on Wednesday, September 25, Susan Falck will discuss her new book Remembering Dixie: The Battle to Control Historical Memory in Natchez, Mississippi, 1865-1941.

September 26, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 9 a.m.–noon at the Old Capitol Museum. Old Capitol Bowl. Teams from selected high schools compete in conjunction in a scholar’s bowl contest. This competition will test students’ knowledge of government and Mississippi history as teams compete to become Old Capitol Bowl Champions. Registration is required. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

September 26, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 6 p.m.–7 p.m. at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Under the Light: I Question America. The Under the Light series takes visitors on a deep dive into each of its eight galleries. The subject of this edition of the series is the museum’s sixth gallery, I Question America.

October

October 02, 2019
At 12 noon on Wednesday, October 4, Richard Howorth and Lyn Roberts will present Oxford's Literary History.

October 03, 2019
Thursday, October 3, 5:30–8 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Live Jazz in the Welty Garden. Join us for live music on the Welty lawn featuring the Mississippi College Jazz Band. They’ll play songs featured in the For the Record exhibit and other jazz classics. Lawn games and a children’s station will be available. Free lemonade, popcorn, and an open bar will be provided. The grounds open at 5 and the event will begin at 5:30. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

October 09, 2019 - October 11, 2019
Wednesday–Friday, October 9–11, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Native American Days. Students will learn about Native American life through crafts, pottery, basket-making, dancing, and more. Free. Registration required for school groups. Space is limited. To register, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

October 09, 2019
At 12 noon on Wednesday, October 9, Judy Alsobrooks Meredith will screen her new documentary Who Is James Meredith?

October 10, 2019
Thursday, October 10, 6–8 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Night at the Mounds. All are invited to Winterville Mounds for an evening of traditional Native American dance performances. Free, for more information call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

October 16, 2019
At 12 noon on Wednesday, October 16, William Sturkey will discuss his new book Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White.

October 17, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 5–8 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Present Meets Past. Meet key figures who shaped the history of the Old Capitol and Mississippi. Free, for more information call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

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.

October 26, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Black and Blue Civil War Program. A day of living history will be held at the 11th Annual Black and Blue Civil War Program. The program will be held on the grounds of Historic Jefferson College, and will move inside the historic West Wing in case of rain. Bring chairs or blankets. Food vendors will be on site. Free. For more information, email forksyaroad@aol.com or call 601-442-4719.

November

November 01, 2019

Friday, November 1, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson. MDAH will host the 34th Social Studies Teachers Workshop. Concurrent sessions will be held throughout the day. Highlights include a presentation from staff of George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and a tour of Jackson’s significant sites in the Civil Rights Movement led by Robby Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University.

The cost is $60 in advance and $80 the day of. The first 100 applicants will receive a $30 scholarship funded by George Washington’s Mount Vernon to go towards their registration fee. Included is lunch and admission to the Two Mississippi Museums. Earn 0.7 CEUs for an additional fee. Register online HERE. For more information email outreachprograms@mdah.ms.gov or call 601-576-6997.

November 06, 2019 - November 07, 2019
Wednesday–Thursday, November 6–7, 8:30 a.m.–noon at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Student Days. Students learn about local Native American cultures and French colonists. Free, registration required. For more information call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

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.