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January

January 22, 2018 - August 15, 2018
January 22–August 15, at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. At Home and Away; A Rotating Selection of Correspondence. View correspondence between Welty and her friends and colleagues that demonstrate the breadth of her contacts and the depths of her connection to the city of Jackson. Free. For more information, call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

January 27, 2018
Saturday, January 27, 6–8 p.m. at Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Eleventh Moon Storytelling and Bonfire. Local Storytellers tell Native American stories related to the cosmological beliefs of the tribal groups from the southeast while relating those stories to the artistic iconography of the area and celestial bodies in the evening sky. The Event is open to people of all ages, but recommended for those ages 8 and above. For more information, call 601-446-6502 or email gvni@mdah.ms.gov.

January 30, 2018 - January 20, 2019
January 30, 2018–January 20, 2019, at the Old Capitol Museum. Mississippi’s 1868 Constitution. The 1868 Constitution, Mississippi’s third constitution, will be on display to commemorate its 150th anniversary. Written in the Old Capitol when it served as statehouse, the document granted voting rights to black males and set a framework for the creation of a public school system in the state. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

February

February 01, 2018 - February 28, 2018
February 1–28, at the Old Capitol Museum. Black Mississippians: Road to the Vote. In celebration of Black History Month, the Old Capitol offers a special program for school groups that discusses how the right to vote has changed throughout the years. Reservations are required for this free program. To register, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

February 10, 2018
Saturday, February 10, 1 p.m.–3 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Valentine’s Day Celebration. Winterville Mounds will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a short presentation on courtship (kasbi), love (holitobi), and marriage (auaya) in Mississippi’s Native American past. The program will be presented by the Winterville Mounds’ staff. Parents are encouraged to bring their children to make Valentine crafts and receive cards and a coloring book. Refreshments will be served and admission is free. For more information, call (662) 334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

February 12, 2018
Monday, February 12, 3–4 p.m. at Manship House Museum. Victorian Valentines. Children age five to twelve are invited make a Valentine's Day crafts popular during the Victorian era. Free. Reservations required. For more information, call 601-961-4724 or email info@manshiphouse.com.

February 15, 2018
Thursday, February 15, 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.

February 22, 2018
Thursday, February 22, 6–8 p.m. at Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Speaker Series-Sam Brookes. Archaeologist Sam Brookes will present “Middle Archaic Effigy Beads: The Horned Owl Motif” as part of the Grand Village speaker series. For more information, call 601-446-6502 or email gvni@mdah.ms.gov.

March

March 08, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 4:30–6 p.m. 4th Annual Bettye Jolly Lecture. Join us for an afternoon in the garden with Alice McDermott, whose book Charming Billy won the American Book Award for Fiction. Free of charge, no reservations required. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com. Co-sponsored by the Eudora Welty Foundation.

March 08, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Face to Face with History. Students will interact with several figures from Mississippi history as they tour the Old Capitol Museum. Reservations are required for this free event. To make a reservation, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

March 09, 2018
Friday, March 9, 9 a.m.–noon at Historic Jefferson College. Pioneer Days. Children will experience demonstrations of historic crafts and learn important nineteenth century skills. Activities include archery, soap-making, fiddle-playing, historic games, and much more. Teachers should register their class in advance. For more information or to register, please call 601-442-2901 or email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com.

March 12, 2018
Monday, March 12, 9 a.m.–noon at Historic Jefferson College. Pioneer Days. Children will experience demonstrations of historic crafts and learn important nineteenth century skills. Activities include archery, soap-making, fiddle-playing, historic games, and much more. Teachers should register their class in advance. For more information or to register, please call 601-442-2901or email info@historicjeffersoncollege.com.

March 13, 2018 - March 16, 2018
Tuesday–Thursday, March 13–16, 10 a.m.–noon at Winterville Mounds. Spring Break Kids Camp. Children ages 4–12 years old will learn about Native American culture through arts and crafts, music, and games. The Southern Traditional Archery Association will conduct archery demonstrations. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

March 13, 2018 - March 16, 2018
Tuesday–Thursday, March 13–16, 10 a.m.–noon at the Old Capitol Museum. Spring Break Activities. Children will participate in various activities involving the Mississippi Hall of Fame, and explore the history and architecture of the Old Capitol Museum. Call 601-576-6920 for more information or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

March 15, 2018
Thursday, March 15, 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.

March 24, 2018 - March 25, 2018
Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., and Sunday, March 25, 1 p.m.–5 p.m., at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. 30th Annual Natchez Powwow. Two Day Southern Plains style Powwow featuring contemporary American Indian music and dance. Highlights of the event include Intertribal dancing, Gourd dancing, native foods and art. The event is open to the public and the cost of entry is $5 per adult and $3 per child. For more information call 601-446-6502 or email lharris@mdah.ms.gov.

March 31, 2018
Saturday, March 31, 1 p.m.–3 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Giant Egg Hunt. Children up to 12 years of age can participate in the annual egg hunt. Call 662-334-4684 for more details or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

April

April 13, 2018
Thursday, April 13, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Birthday Celebration. Enjoy free tours in honor of Welty’s birthday at 9 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 3 p.m. Cake and lemonade will be available on the side porch throughout the day. For more information or to reserve a tour call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

April 14, 2018
Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Plant Sale. This year’s sale highlights cuttings from the gardenia planted by Chestina Welty in 1925 along with other perennials and annuals associated with the garden. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

April 15, 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2–4 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Scholastic Writing Awards. Winners of the Scholastic Writing Awards for the Mississippi Region will be honored and Mississippi poet laureate Beth Ann Fennelly will speak. Tours of the house are available from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com. Co-sponsored by the Eudora Welty Foundation, the Mississippi Museum of Art, and the C Spire Foundation.

April 20, 2018
Friday, April 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.

May

May 17, 2018
Thursday, May 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.

July

July 20, 2018
Friday, July 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.

July 21, 2018
Thursday, June 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.

August

August 16, 2018
Thursday, August 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.

September

September 20, 2018
Thursday, September 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.

October

October 19, 2018
Friday, October 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.

November

November 15, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 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 07, 2018
Friday, December 7, 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.