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Mississippi Visual Arts Juried Student Show

October 4, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Bologna Performing Arts Center Lobby, Highway 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38732
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Carrollton Pilgrimage and Pioneer Day Festival (featuring the new Carrollton Walking Tour App)

October 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Carrollton Town Hall/W, 701 Lexington Street
Carrollton, MS 38917 United States
$10 - $25

Come and tour our beautifully preserved antebellum homes and churches, including the famous Cotesworth! Cotesworth is the home of former United States Senator, J.Z.George. Cotesworth is one of the main locations used in the movie “The Help”. After your tour, come and join us on the courthouse square for food, music, educational and product tents. Read More >

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8:00 am

“Caching” in on Laurel’s History

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Laurel Welcome Center, 401 Central Ave
Laurel, MS 39440 United States
No Cost

Geocaching event to engage local fourth and eighth graders with 20 historic sites important to Laurel and Jones County history.

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10:00 am

200 Years of Family Fun

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
HealthWorks!, 219 S. Industrial Road
Tupelo, MS 38801 United States
No Cost

A celebration of the history of play in Mississippi. Children and their families will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities that they can enjoy at the center and beyond.

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HealthWorks! Family Fun Bicentennial Festival

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
HealthWorks!, 219 S. Industrial Road
Tupelo, MS 38801 United States
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11:00 am

Neshoba County Red Clay Hills Bicentennial Celebration Picnic

October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Northside Park, Hwy 15 N
Philadelphia, MS 39350 United States
No Cost

The Neshoba County Red Clay Hills Bicentennial Picnic in Philadelphia, MS featuring 200 years of historic artifacts, fashion, and music from the Fair City Chorale, country music from the Neshoba Musicians Guild and Jeff Stewart with Southbound, and Mississippi Humanities Speaker, Joan McLemore (presenting “They Lived in Mississippi”). Food by the Junction!   *This is Read More >

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6:00 pm

Cora Norman Lecture: Ibram X. Kendi

October 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jackson Planetarium, 201 E. Pascagoula St.
Jackson, Mississippi

We are very excited to announce that we are bringing National Book Award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi to deliver our Cora Norman Lecture on October 7th at the Jackson Planetarium!

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7:30 pm

Voicing Joplin

October 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thalia Mara Hall, 255 E Pascagoula St
Jackson, MS 39201 United States

Performance of Scott Joplin’s opera “Treemonisha,” about the importance of education, centered on the life of a young former slave woman in the late 19th century who rallies her people to appreciate the value of education, featuring full orchestra on stage, a star-studded cast of national/local singers, and the choirs of Jackson State University, Tougaloo College, and Read More >

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