Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation

October 2008

Photography Workshop
presented by Cami Calnan

Giving New Life to Old Pictures (Hand Tinting/Coloring Photographs) - Thursday, October 2
5:30 to 7:00 pm

Parents are encouraged to bring their children to this all ages hand coloring class. This fun class will have a large assortment of hand color supplies – ranging from the traditional photo oils to tinting pens to pastels and watercolors – for students to try coloring with as application techniques are discussed and attempted. Each student can bring a photo they would like to add new life to with some color, but there will be prints from the photographer’s collection for students to tint as well, so bringing a print is not necessary. Black and white photos work best, and any finish will work (but matte is the easiest). Sealants and preservation of finalized work will also be discussed and any prints finished during the class will be sealed. Students are asked to bring any ideas or questions they may have as well as eagerness to color! Cost of the workshop is $30/SCHF members and $35/non-members. Reservations are required. Press release.

Copper-Wire Bracelet Workshop
presented by Laura Tarbutton

Saturday, October 4th-10am-12pm. Students will design and create a one-of-a-kind bracelet using copper, gemstones, and lampwork beads. 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

Super Foods, Super Families!

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation presents “Super Foods, Super Families,” a cooking workshop and tasting for the entire family. Kristin Gluck will conduct this educational and fun demonstration incorporating a variety of super foods. The class will be held Tuesday, October 7th at 6:00 p.m.

Registration for adults is $25/SCHF members and $30/Non-members. Bring your child (ages 8-18) to participate for only $10.

Having trouble getting your family to the table? Short on ideas for fast nutritious meals that everyone will actually eat? This workshop will provide recipes that are not only quick and nutritious but they incorporate many of the 14 super foods. These ideas are so easy we invite the kids along to prepare, taste and explore the super foods.

Super foods help you lower your cholesterol, reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer, and, for an added bonus, put you in a better mood, proven to increase health, delay aging, and increase energy levels. A healthy diet incorporating a variety of the super foods will help you maintain your weight, fight disease, and live longer.

Kristin Gluck enjoys creating foods with interesting flavor combinations using fresh and healthy ingredients. Gluck will be offering seasonal cooking workshops at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center.

Reservations are required. To register or for more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997.

Ballroom Dance
presented by James Frechette

The SCHF offers monthly ballroom dance classes. James Frechette, owner of Applause Dance Factory in Ridgeland, teaches classes in ballroom, Latin, swing and many other styles of dance. This month the dance will be the West Coast Swing.

Class will meet Sundays, October 12 and 26 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the academy building.

Both individuals and couples are welcomed. The fee is $20 per person for each two hour session. For more information, please call the SCHF office. at 601-631-2997.

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.

For October, The Southern Book Club will discuss Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote School At a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin  at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2008.

Please call the SCHF office for meeting location or for more information.

Wanted: Photographers, Artists, and Musicians from Vicksburg

To exhibit and perform in the Vicksburg Celebration and Jamboree and Classics in the Courtyard beginning October 16th.

Please call 601-631-2997 for more information.

Classics in the Courtyard
Fabulous Music, Lunch and Fun at Noon at the SCH Center

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation proudly introduces “Classics in the Courtyard”. This new event to the Center will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Local entertainers and local restaurants will provide the music and lunch on Fridays from 12:00pm-1:00pm beginning October 17th and concluding November 14th. Musical entertainment will be provided for free and lunch can be purchased for $7 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5pm on the Thursday before the event.

These diverse musical styles will be a special treat for the Vicksburg Community and we hope many will embrace and enjoy the local music and local flavor Vicksburg has to offer. There is no better beginning to the fall season than “Classics in the Courtyard”. The schedule of entertainment and lunch providers are listed below:

Friday, October 17th – Celtic and Folk Music
Performed by Nicolas and Julia Blake
Lunch provided by: The Ware House Sports Bar & Grill

Friday, October 24th - Classic Pop, Gospel and Country Music Favorites
Performed by Bro. & 2 Sisters Trio
Lunch provided by: Horse Face Harry’s Cafe

Friday, October 31st – Celtic and Spanish Music
Performed by Sandy Shugars and Joanne Ryan
Lunch provided by: Goldie’s Express

For more information or to make reservations for lunch, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email

“The Art of the Cartoonist”

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation proudly presents "The Art of the Cartoonist," a lecture by Marshall Ramsey, editorial cartoonist for the Clarion Ledger. The lecture will be held Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Southern Cultural Heritage Auditorium. Admission is free with food donation to the Storehouse Community Food Pantry. A book signing will follow the lecture.

Ramsey, whose witty, intelligent cartoons make readers laugh, think and fume, will speak about his favorite cartoons and explain the stories behind them.

"I learned a long time ago that if you can laugh at the bad things in life, you will stay sane," says Ramsey. "That is what I try to do with my work – laugh at the truly ridiculous."

Marshall Ramsey is the editorial cartoonist for The Clarion-Ledger. He is a two-time Pulitzer finalist and is nationally syndicated by Copley News Service. His cartoons have appeared in USA Today, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.
Ramsey is a 1991 graduate of The University of Tennessee. His collegiate cartoons won the John Locher Memorial Award, the top prize awarded to college editorial cartoonists. He has also illustrated several books, including six children's books for financial expert Dave Ramsey and one for chef and author Robert St. John.

For more information please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997.

Endowment Initiated in Honor of Mother Clementine Phelan and the Sisters of Mercy

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation is honored to accept the contributions of Mrs. Edna Henry Hosemann, Mrs. Elizabeth Henry Nelson and Mr. George A. Nelson, and Pat and Lance Dichter as they initiate a memorial fund in honor of their aunt, Mother Clementine Phelan, and the Sisters of Mercy. These funds will be limited to the rehabilitation and maintenance of the 1868 SCHF Convent.

Anyone wishing to donate to this memorial fund for the 1868 Convent can send your contribution to the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation and indicate that the funds are designated for the Convent memorial fund. Your donation is tax-deductible.

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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