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August

August 23, 2017
Wednesday, August 23, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, Nancy Kay Sullivan Wessman will present “Katrina: Looking Back, Planning Ahead.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

August 30, 2017
Wednesday, August 30, noon–1 p.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building. As part of the History Is Lunch series, MDAH archivist Shaun Stalzer will present “A History of the Auditor of Public Accounts.” For more information call 601-576-6998.

September

September 08, 2017
Thursday, September 8, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

September 15, 2017
Friday, September 15, 6-8 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Reveille Bicentennial Kickoff. Enjoy an evening of free barbecue and live music to kick off this year’s weekend-long Reveille: Mississippi Bicentennial Bash. Performances include old-time string music from the Cane Grinders and a Native American tribal dance. A cash bar will be on site. For more information, call 601-442-2901 or email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com.

September 26, 2017
Thursday, September 26, 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 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017
October 11–October 12, 8:30 a.m.–noon at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Student Days. This field trip program brings in children from Mississippi and Louisiana schools to educate them about the local Native Americans and French Colonists who once resided in southwest Mississippi through fun interactive engagement. This event is free to the public. For more information or to register, call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

October 12, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

October 14, 2017
October 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Black and Blue Civil War Living History. The African American experience during the Civil War in Natchez is told with the help of reenactors, both military and civilian, and with various historical displays. Contact Mr. Boxley at 601-442-4719 or forksyaroads@aol.com.

October 17, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 10:30 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The Local Government 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 601-576-6894.

October 20, 2017
Friday, October 20, 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, 2017
Thursday, October 26, 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 601-576-6811.

October 26, 2017
Thursday, October 26, 6:30-9 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Ghost Tales and Duck Hunt. Families are invited to listen to (not too scary) ghost tales, related to local story tellers, while gathered around a blazing bonfire. Families should bring a blanket, flashlight, and bag. Free. For more information, contact info@historicjeffersoncollege.com or call 601-442-2901.

October 28, 2017
Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Mississippi Archaeological Expo. A hands-on family fair for school-age children and adults held during Mississippi Archaeology Month, which is an annual October observance. The Expo is a day-long special event featuring educational and fun activities for all ages, such as demonstrations of archaeological techniques as well as prehistoric and historic lifeways. This free event takes place rain or shine. For more information, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

November

November 09, 2017
Thursday, November 9, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.

November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Saturday-Sunday, November 11-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., battle at 2 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Wirt Adams Raid Natchez Civil War Reenactment. Reenactors from around the South gather to recreate Wirt Adams’s raid into Natchez. The public is welcome to attend and watch as “Yankees” and “Rebels” reenact the battle in the “bowl.” There will be plenty of cannons and black-powder muskets firing, cavalry galloping and infantry advancing! For more information, email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com or call 601-442-2901.

November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 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.

November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 1 p.m. in the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Mississippi National Register Review Board will meet to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6850.

December

December 07, 2017
Thursday, December 7, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Capers Building in Jackson. The Permit Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Department of Archives and History will hold its regular monthly meeting in the second-floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information contact Katherine Anderson at 601-576-6850.