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December 14, 2019
Saturday, December 14, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House & Garden. Second Saturday. The Eudora Welty House & Garden offers tours at 9 and 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Tours are $5 for adults and free for children under 6 (reservations recommended). Meanwhile, our Education and Visitors Center exhibits will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information or to reserve a tour, email

December 14, 2019
Saturday, December 14, 2–4 p.m. Teddy Bear Tea. Children and their families are invited to a Victorian holiday tea party featuring hot chocolate, cookies, and other treats. The Keeper of the Capitol will read a retelling of the classic A Christmas Carol, and Saint Nicholas will be on hand for photos. Each child will receive their own Willie the Old Capitol teddy bear. Free, but reservations are required. To register, call 601-576-6920 or email

December 15, 2019
Sunday, December 15, 3–4 p.m. p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Choirs at the Old Capitol. Enjoy a free performance from members of St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral in Jackson. The choir will sing traditional songs of the season in the rotunda of the Old Capitol Museum. Refreshments and hot chocolate will be provided. Free, for more information call 601-576-6920 or email

December 21, 2019
Saturday, December 21, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free Day at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Admission to the Two Mississippi Museums is free during regular hours every third Saturday. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email

December 26, 2019
Thursday, December 26, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. Kwanzaa. All are invited to an evening of entertainment in honor of veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement followed by a cultural feast.  For more information, call 601-576-6850 or email Co-sponsored by the Women for Progress, Inc.