Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation

July 2009

Fairy Tale cooking

This new, fun-filled class will involve storytelling and foods associated with each enchanting tale. The class will be held Tuesday, July 7th at 10:00 a.m. Registration for each child is only $15. Children are required to be accompanied by a parent/adult. The parent’s admission is free.

Each child will visit three stations around the room. Each of the stations will tell a different story and supply a fun food to go along with the story. Kids are encouraged to dress as their favorite character.

Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email

Beginning stained glass workshop

This workshop will teach the student how to build a small stained glass panel using the Tiffany style (cooper foil method). Students will learn a brief history of stained glass, pick out a pattern, learn to cut glass, put together a panel using copper foil, and solder their panel. The class will be (4) two-hour sessions, July 7, 14, 21, 28 from 10am-12pm.

Registration is $160/SCHF Members and$170/Non-members, and includes stained glass and basic supplies. Space is limited 8 participants and reservations are required. Call Call 601-631-2997 for information.

The Rev. Mark Bleakley has worked as a stained glass artist for studios in Houston and Pittsburg, designing, building and restoring church windows.

Summer DramaKids Camp

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation is proudly partnering with the Vicksburg Theatre Guild to present the Southern DramaKids.  The performing arts classes will be held July 13-17 and July 20-24 from 9am-11am in the SCHF Auditorium.  The registration fee for the entire program is only $50 per student and is open to any child ages 12-18.

Trained instructors from the Vicksburg Theatre Guild will guide the students through stage crafts, set designs, improvisation, projection/delivery, reading/auditions, voice, various skits and vocal performances. This program is designed to build acting skills, creative thinking, speaking skills, confidence, leadership abilities, self-esteem and enthusiasm.

At the end of the program, an “Academy Awards” will be held on Monday, July 27 at 6:00pm  for the students to showcase what they have learned to family and friends and also receive special recognition for their completion of the program.  
Space is limited to 50 students and reservations are required.  To register or for more information, call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email  If you have question concerning the program logistics and agenda, please contact DramaKids programmer, Jim Miller at 601-218-2985.

Southern Book Club

The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month.

There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. The group focuses on Southern authors and subjects, but is open to any good read. Book and author suggestions are welcomed.

The Southern Book Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15.

Please call the SCHF office at 601-631.2997 for meeting location or for more information.

These events and programs are made possible by our valued SCHF individual members and the Corporate Sponsors

If you would like more info on becoming a CORPORATE MEMBER of SCHF, please call (601)631-2997 or email

For more information about activities, membership, or rentals, please call or stop by the SCHF office, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180, 601-631-2997.

1302 Adams Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: 601-631-2997
Fax: 601-631-3734

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