The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation will host a Digital
Photography Basics Workshop with Cami Calnan Monday, March 2 from
5:30–7:00 p.m. This workshop will teach you how to capture the pictures you
want and the proper way to set the camera. The class will focus on each
student learning about and getting a better understanding of their digital
cameras. All ages are welcome. The class will be a combination of discussion
and taking pictures. At the end of the class, each student will get to
select their favorite shot and print a 4x6 that will be theirs to keep. Each
student is asked to bring their digital camera, fresh batteries and any
questions they may have about digital photography! Registration is $30/SCHF
members and $35/non-members and is limited to 10 participants. For more
information, please contact the SCHF office at 631-2997 or email
Cami Calnan is a Vicksburg native and professional photographer with 15
years experience. Her work is currently being sold at Art and Soul of the
South and the Cinnamon Tree. Cami currently operates a studio in Asheville,
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation welcomes Michael Garrett, an
internationally published author, as he presents a series of five writer
workshops that will give you a jump start into the next level of writing.
The workshops will be held March 7-8. Registration for each workshop is $60
for both SCHF & MS Writers Guild Members and $65 for non-members.
Pursuing a life-long dream of writing can be incredibly frustrating. Even
the most talented authors face constant rejection. Thousands of hopeful
writers strive to be professionally published while few ever realize their
dream. Here, in five compact powerful workshops, you'll learn many of the
secrets to breaking into print.
The following is the workshop schedule: Fiction Writing for Beginners
(Saturday, 9am-12pm); How to Become a Published Author (Saturday,
1-4pm); Creating your Novel (Saturday, 6-9pm); Writing Your Opening
Scene (Sunday, 9am - 1pm); Short Story and Novel Feedback (Sunday, 1-4pm).
MICHAEL GARRETT is an internationally respected author and editor. He is the
Editorial Associate of the Writer's Digest School, and since 1986 has
presented highly acclaimed writing workshops at major colleges and
universities across the nation. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of
Kentucky's Green River Writers. He served as Stephen King's first editor. In
a professional capacity he has edited the works of such greats as Joyce
Carol Oates, Harlan Ellison, Lawrence Block and many others. His own work
has been widely published since 1979, in periodicals ranging from Twilight
Zone magazine to his novel, Keeper, which sold out its initial printing. His
works have been published in England, Germany, Japan, Italy, the
Netherlands, France, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Spain, Finland and Russia.
Space is limited and reservations are required. For more information or to
register, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email email@example.com.
Spring Bracelet Beading workshop will be held Saturday, March 7 from
10:00am-12:00 p.m. Students will design and create fun colorful bracelet
using basic beading techniques. A variety of various color mixes will be
available to make that one- of-a-kind creation. Registration is
$45/members and $50/non-members. All supplies are included. Reservations
are required. For more information, please contact the SCHF office at
631-2997 or email
Laura Tarbutton has been involved in
arts and crafts all her life, but creating jewelry is her first love. Laura
teaches Precious Metal Clay and beading classes through Millsaps College
Community Enrichment Series and local craft stores. She also teaches at
national bead shows and presents classes and workshops with Gem & Mineral
Society chapters. Her studio is in Brandon, Mississippi. Check out her
jewelry designs at
Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation proudly welcomes The Brick Street
Barbershop Quartet on Thursday, March 12th at 7:00pm. This entertaining
evening will be fun for the entire family. Admission is $5/SCHF members,
$7/non-members and $3 children (18 and under). Tickets will be sold in
advance and the day of the show.
The Brick Street Barber Shop Quartet has been performing since
November, 1996. With nearly 50 years of combined barbershop experience,
Brick Street provides quality entertainment guaranteed to make you laugh -
and make you groan. The group entertains corporate events and has traveled
far and wide to spread this cultural old fashioned sound. The quartet has
performed shows throughout the Southeastern United States.
The Quartet consists of Tenor, Jeff Henegar, an Associate Professor of
Pathology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center; Lead, Greg
Gibson, Public Relations / Multimedia Coordinator for the Mississippi Farm
Bureau Federation; Bass, Brad Feaster, Internal Auditor for Mississippi's
Public Employees Retirement System; Baritone, Bill Bacon, Music Minister for
First Baptist Church in Clinton since 1976.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the SCHF office at
601-631-2997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation presents “Speak Up!” A
Communication Class for Kids. This day camp will be held March 16-17 from
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (held during the VWSD intersession week). The camp is
open for children in 1st-6th grade. The registration fee is $70 per child
and includes supplies, materials and snacks. Students will need to
furnish their lunch each day.
During this unique camp, children will learn to speak confidently and relate
better to friends, family, and adults. Students will develop speaking and
communication ability while having loads of fun! This course will enhance
public speaking, confidence, self-esteem, leadership ability, and manners
(beyond “please” and “thank you”!)
Children, both outgoing and shy, will develop at their own pace with plenty
of positive encouragement. This course is led by professional motivational
speakers, Sharonda Medina and Kim Stribling (www.saylegacy.com).
Space is limited to only 30 students and reservations are required. For more
information or to register, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or
Quilting professional Diane Jordan will lead a Children’s Beginner Quilting
Workshop on March 18th from 8:30 a.m. – noon. Students will work with fabric
to create a charm square quilt. Moms are welcomed and encouraged to
accompany their child to this fun-filled time of learning and being
Registration is required as space is limited to 12 participants.
Registration for this class is $65 and includes the quilting fabric kit.
Materials required for this workshop include a small pair scissors, a seam
ripper, neutral thread, a large zip lock bag, and a sewing machine. A
limited number of sewing machines are available for rent for $20 and must be
reserved when making the reservation. For more information, please contact
the SCHF office at 631-2997 or email email@example.com.
Beau Lutz of Belvedere & Company presents a Spring Floral Wreath/Centerpiece
Workshop Tuesday, March 31 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. It is time to spring into
the season with a beautiful floral wreath or centerpiece. You can choose to
create either decoration using premium spring/summer silks. Hands-on design
instruction will be provided by Beau Lutz of Belvedere & Company.
Registration is $55/SCHF members and $60/non-members. All materials needed
for this workshop will be provided, however, participants are encouraged to
bring their own glue gun. For more information, please contact the SCHF
office at 631-2997 or email
Beau Lutz began his florist career working for Nick Cassino of Cassino
Florist & Select Gift Vicksburg in 1980. Beau moved to Chicago in 1987 and
worked as a designer for Millennium Events. He conducted design programs on
wreath making and floral arrangements in Chicago at several retail
locations. He worked as head designer at Rentokil, Inc in Chicago, IL from
1995-2000 where he worked contract floral & seasonal installs for large
corporate clients. Beau Moved back to Vicksburg and opened Belvedere & Co.
in May 2007 at The Flower Center. He is an active member of the Mississippi
Florist Association and a Board Member of Central Allied Florist