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March

March 08, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 4–6 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.

April

April 13, 2018
Friday, 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.