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October

October 05, 2018
Friday, October 5, 5:30–9:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Austen Film Series in the Welty Garden: Belle. Join us on the Welty House lawn for a screening of the movie Belle. Released in 2013, the movie stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Tom Wilkinson and involves characters from Jane Austen's third novel, Mansfield Park. The grounds will open at 5:30 p.m., the program will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the film begins at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and a snack. (If it rains,the program will be held in the Student Center Theater at Belhaven University.) This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.comCo-sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America-Mississippi Region(JASNA-MS), the Mississippi Humanities Council, and the Crossroads Film Society.

October 19, 2018
Friday, October 19, 5:30–9:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Austen Film Series in the Welty Garden: Austenland. Join us on the Welty House lawn for a screening of Austenland. Directed by Jerusha Hess and based on a 2007 novel by Stephenie Meyer, the 2013 Jane Austen-parody stars J.J. Field, Jane Seymour, and Bret McKenzie. The grounds will open at 5 p.m., the program will begin at 6 p.m., and the film will begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and a snack. (If it rains,the program will be held in the Student Center Theater at Belhaven University.) This event is free and open to the public. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com. Co-sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America-Mississippi Region(JASNA-MS), the Mississippi Humanities Council, and the Crossroads Film Society.

December

December 07, 2018
Friday, December 7, 2018 4:30–8:30 p.m. Christmas by Candlelight Tour. This popular annual event features seasonal decorations, live holiday music, and refreshments at the Governor’s Mansion, Eudora Welty House and Garden, Manship House Museum, Mississippi State Capitol, Two Mississippi Museums, and Old Capitol Museum. The beloved model trains of Possum ridge will run at the Two Mississippi Museums. Free transportation will take visitors from site to site, with parking available at the Old Capitol and the State Capitol. Free, for more information call 601-576-6850 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.