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July

July 08, 2018
Sunday, July 8, 1:30–5 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History. Summer Sunday Series: Archaeology Day. Do you like to get dirty, find clues, solve puzzles, or learn about the past? Discover how people lived in the past through hands-on archaeological experiences for families. Activities include mock digging, pottery-making, and flint knapping demonstrations. For more information, call 601-576-6800 or email info@museumofmshistory.com.

July 11, 2018
Wednesday, July 11, noon–1 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. As part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, University of Mississippi associate professor of sociology B. Brian Foster will present “'That’s for the White Folks’: Race, Culture, and (Un)Making Place in the Rural South.” For more information, call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

July 18, 2018
Wednesday, July 18, noon–1 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. As part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, Julian Rankin will discuss his new book Catfish Dream: Ed Scott’s Fight for His Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta. Sales and signing to follow. For more information, call 601-576-6998 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

July 21, 2018
Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. Free Day at the Two Mississippi Museums. Admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is free the third Saturday of each month. For more information, call 601-576-6800 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

July 25, 2018
Wednesday, July 25, noon–1 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. As part of the department’s History Is Lunch series, Saint Louis University law professor Anders Walker will discuss his new book The Burning House: Jim Crow and the Making of Modern America. Sales and signing to follow. For more information, call 601-576-6800 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

August

August 18, 2018
Saturday, August 18, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. Free Day at the Two Mississippi Museums. Admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is free the third Saturday of each month. For more information, call 601-576-6800 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

September

September 15, 2018
Saturday, September 15, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. Free Day at the Two Mississippi Museums. Admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is free the third Saturday of each month. For more information, call 601-576-6800 or email info@mdah.ms.gov.

November

November 02, 2018
Friday, November 2, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. 33rd Annual Social Studies Teacher Workshop. Registration begins August 2018. Cost is $50 in advance; $70 at the door. CEU credit available through Mississippi College. For more information, contact 601-576-6997 or email outreachprograms@mdah.ms.gov.