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August

Now - February 01, 2020
February 26, 2019–February 23, 2020 at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. For the Record: Music, Storytelling, and Eudora Welty. For the Record highlights the songs, artists, and albums that either inspired Eudora Welty or appear in her writing. Free Tuesday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to noon. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

August 21, 2019
On Wednesday, August 21, at 12 noon, Rex Jones will screen his new documentary "Camille: The Original Monster Storm."

August 22, 2019
Thursday, August 22, 6–7 p.m. at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Under the Light: A Tremor in the Iceberg. The Under the Light series takes visitors on a deep dive into each of the museum’s eight galleries. The subject of this edition of the series is the museum’s fifth gallery, A Tremor in the Iceberg. Millsaps College history professor Stephanie Rolph will discuss the organized resistance to the civil rights movement and MADDRAMA Dance Troupe will perform. There is no charge to attend.The program will take place in This Little Light of Mine gallery. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email info@mscivilrightsmuseum.com. Share the Facebook event with your friends.

August 28, 2019
On Wednesday, August 28, at 12 noon, Roger Stolle will discuss his new book "Mississippi Juke Joint Confidential: House Parties, Hustlers and the Blues Life."

September

September 12, 2019
Thursday, September 12, 5–7 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Book Signing with Téa Obreht. National Book Award finalist Téa Obreht will discuss and sign copies of her latest novel Inland. Signing and reception will begin at 5 p.m., and her presentation and a reception will follow. Co-sponsored by Lemuria Books. For more information call 601-353-7762 or email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

September 17, 2019
Tuesday, September 17, 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. at the Two Mississippi Museums. Educator Evening. Mississippi teachers are invited for an evening of networking and museum exploration. During this free event, participants will journey through the museum galleries and use educational materials recently developed by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Registration will open in late August and will be posted on the professional development page. For more information call 601-576-6997 or email outreachprograms@mdah.ms.gov.

September 17, 2019
Thursday, September 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.

September 26, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 9 a.m.–noon at the Old Capitol Museum. Old Capitol Bowl. Teams from selected high schools compete in conjunction in a scholar’s bowl contest. This competition will test students’ knowledge of government and Mississippi history as teams compete to become Old Capitol Bowl Champions. Registration is required. For more information, call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

September 26, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 6 p.m.–7 p.m. at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Under the Light: I Question America. The Under the Light series takes visitors on a deep dive into each of its eight galleries. The subject of this edition of the series is the museum’s sixth gallery, I Question America.

October

October 09, 2019 - October 11, 2019
Wednesday–Friday, October 9–11, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Native American Days. Students will learn about Native American life through crafts, pottery, basket-making, dancing, and more. Free. Registration required for school groups. Space is limited. To register, call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

October 10, 2019
Thursday, October 10, 6–8 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. Night at the Mounds. All are invited to Winterville Mounds for an evening of traditional Native American dance performances. Free, for more information call 662-334-4684 or email info@wintervillemounds.com.

October 17, 2019
Thursday, October 17, 5–8 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Present Meets Past. Meet key figures who shaped the history of the Old Capitol and Mississippi. Free, for more information call 601-576-6920 or email info@oldcapitolmuseum.com.

October 24, 2019
Thursday, October 24, 10 a.m. at the William F. Winter Archives and History Building, Jackson. The State Records Committee will hold its regular quarterly meeting in the third floor board room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 601-576-6813.

October 25, 2019
Friday, October 25, 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.

October 26, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Black and Blue Civil War Program. A day of living history will be held at the 11th Annual Black and Blue Civil War Program. The program will be held on the grounds of Historic Jefferson College, and will move inside the historic West Wing in case of rain. Bring chairs or blankets. Food vendors will be on site. Free. For more information, email forksyaroad@aol.com or call 601-442-4719.

November

November 01, 2019
Friday, November 1, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson. MDAH will host the 34th Social Studies Teachers. Concurrent sessions will be held throughout the day. Highlights include a presentation from staff of George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and a tour of Jackson’s significant sites in the Civil Rights Movement led by Robby Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University.

November 06, 2019 - November 07, 2019
Wednesday–Thursday, November 6–7, 8:30 a.m.–noon at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. Student Days. Students learn about local Native American cultures and French colonists. Free, registration required. For more information call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage.com.

November 19, 2019
Thursday, November 19, 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 06, 2019
Friday, December 6, 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.