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The Southern Cultural
Heritage Foundation presents the “Holly Days”
Arts and Crafts Show Saturday, December 5th from 9:00 a.m. –
3:00 p.m. Admission: $1. “Holly Days” will feature a variety of vendors
from the city and state to showcase their talents. The show will
precede Vicksburg Main Street’s Annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m.
Registration now open for the River Kids free after-school art program. Classes begin on January 28th. Open to any child in 1st through 6th grade, the program will accept 60 students for the class on Thursdays from 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. Press release.
The Choral Department of Warren Central High School presents Singe Feaste, A Renaissance Madrigal Dinner, SCH Auditorium December 10, 11 and 12, 2009 at 7:00pm. Tickets: $25. For reservations, please call Nancy Robertson or Daniel Vernon at 601.631.2916.
Give My Poor Heart Ease
reading and book signing by Bill Ferris, Monday, December 14 from 4-6
p.m. in the SCH Auditorium.
Southern Book Club: Skipping Christmas by John Grisham at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16.
Making Money in Today’s Market, Fundamentals of Investing, a five-week financial workshop, concludes Tuesday November 3, 5:15 to 6:30. Press release
Ballroom Dance Classes 5-7 p.m. November 8 and 22. This month: The Tango.
Southern Book Club: Waltzing at the Piggly Wiggly by Robert Dalby at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18.
SCHF Annual Meeting and Luncheon, November 20 at noon; Guest Speaker: Gary Turner, Director, Southern Region, AmeriCorps NCCC; tickets: $10 (reservations requested on or before November 18); call 601.631.2997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook event page Photos
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation (SCHF) is honored to receive a proclamation from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg declaring October as Southern Cultural Heritage Month. Press release
It's a John Maxwell weekend!
Free Tour Friday, October 2 (10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm)
The Mississippi School for Math and Science Stage Band & Choir FREE PERFORMANCE, October 2 Press release
Making Money in Today’s Market, Fundamentals of Investing, a five-week financial workshop, Tuesday October 6, 13, 20, 20, & November 3 from 5:15 to 6:30. Press release
2nd Annual Classics in the Courtyard
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 October 9, 16, 23
and 30. Press
Abraham and the Boone Brothers
Smith (Family Song)
Smith (Hometown Song)
SCHF is proud to be the new sponsor of the Over the River Run, Saturday, October 10th at 8:00 a.m. T-shirts available to the first 500 registered participants! Entertainment and refreshments for all runners, walkers and volunteers after the race.
Individual Entry Form (380 KB Adobe Reader file) Corporate-Team Entry Forms (177 KB Adobe Reader file) Corporate-Team Run Entry Form (32 KB Excel file) Corporate-Team Walk Entry Form (32 KB Excel file) Press release
Anyone who participated in the 2009 Over the River Run can now purchase their active photos during the race here. There are over 1800 photos available from photographers Paul Ingram, Marty Kittrell, Sam Andrews, and Robert Walker. Results of the 2009 Over-the-River Run.
Ballroom Dance Classes 5-7 p.m. October 11 and 25. This month: The Waltz.
Southern Book Club: The Ponder Heart by Eudora Welty at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21.
River Kids 3:45-5pm, August 20, 27, September 3, 10, 17, & 24 Press release
Four-Day Beginner Stained Glass Workshop, September 8, 15, 22, 29 Press release
Ballroom Dance Classes 5-7 p.m. September 13 & 27. This month: Foxtrot.
Blaylock Oils and Acrylics Workshop 9am-4pm, September 14-17 Press release
Pee Wee Workout (ages 3-6) and Cardiac Kids Fitness (ages 7-12) After-School Classes at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:30pm-4:30pm.
Vendor applications are being accepted through August 1st, 2009 for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation' second annual “Holly Days” Arts and Crafts Show Saturday, December 5th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. “Holly Days” will feature a variety of vendors from the city and state to showcase their talents. The show will precede Vicksburg Main Street’s Annual Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. Space is limited and acceptance to the Show will be based on the images of the crafts/art submitted with an application. Exhibit space is $40 for SCHF members and $50 for nonmembers. Vendor press release. Download vendor application form.
River Kids 3:45-5pm, August 20, 27, September 3, 10, 17, & 24 Press release
Fairy Tale Cooking, 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.
Beginning Stained Glass Workshop, four two-hour sessions, July 7, 14, 21, 28 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration is $160/SCHF Members and $170/Non-members, and includes stained glass and basic supplies.
Southern DramaKids performing arts classes July 13-17 & July 20-24 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. in the SCHF Auditorium, and July 27 at 6 p.m. The fee for the entire program is only $50 per student, open to any child ages 12-18.
Southern Book Club: in July, the book club will meet Wednesday, July 15.
Super Foods, Super Families, Super You, a cooking workshop and tasting for the entire family, Tuesday, June 2nd at 6:00 p.m. Registration for adults is $25/SCHF members and $30/Non-members. Bring your child (ages 6-18) to participate for only $10.
Ballroom Dance Classes are offered twice during June, on Sundays, June 7 and 28 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the academy building. This month: East Coast Swing. The fee is $20 per person for each two hour session.
Southern Book Club: in June, the book club will discuss A Wilderness of Monkeys by Paige Mitchell at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17.
Scrappin’ on the River, a fun-filled scrapbooking workshop instructed by Colleen Wells, June 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration is $25/SCHF members and $30/non-members.
2009 Multicultural Arts Camp June 22 - 26 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., open to grades 1st-6th. Registration is $50 per child and includes all supplies, materials, and a daily snack.
Ballroom dance classes are offered twice during May, on Sundays, May 3 and 17 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the academy building. This month: Mambo.
A Chocolate Affair fundraiser for the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the SCHF office, Paper Plus, or by phone at 601.631.2997. Press release.
Southern Book Club: May, the book club will discuss People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20.
Digital Photography Basics Workshop with Cami Calnan, Monday, March 2, 5:30–7:00 p.m. will teach you how to capture the pictures you want and the proper way to set the camera. Each student is asked to bring their digital camera, fresh batteries and questions! Registration is $30/SCHF members and $35/non-members and is limited to 10 participants. Press release.
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. Press release.
“Writing to Sell” - a Series of Writer Workshops March 7-8. Michael Garrett, an internationally published author, will present a series of five writer workshops that will give you a jump start into the next level of writing. Registration for each workshop is $60 for both SCHF & MS Writers Guild Members and $65 for non-members. Press release.
The Brick Street Barbershop Quartet 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. Press release.
“Speak Up!” A Communication Class for Kids March 16-17 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (held during the VWSD intersession week), open to 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. 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! Press release.
Quilting professional Diane Jordan will lead Children’s Beginner Quilting Workshop March 18th from 8:30 a.m. – noon. Students will work with fabric to create a charm square quilt. Registration is required as space is limited to 12 participants. Registration for this class is $65 and includes the quilting fabric kit. Press release.
Beau Lutz of Belvedere & Company will conduct a Spring Floral Wreath/Centerpiece Workshop on March 31 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Registration is $55/SCHF members and $60/non-members. 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.
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation is pleased to partner with Pi Alpha Kappa Sorority to present a special Valentines Concert and Luncheon, To Vicksburg, with Love, a musical celebration and luncheon with entertainment by Jane and Norman Joseph at noon on Tuesday, February 10 in the SCHF Auditorium. Admission is $10 fee for lunch and the performance and may be paid at the door. Reservations are required.
Rhapsody on the River Thursday, February 12th at 7:00 p.m. with pianist Vladimir Zaitsev. This romantic evening includes dinner and entertainment to share with that special someone. Tickets are available in advance only and are $25 per person for SCHF or Saint Joseph Arts members and $35 for nonmembers. Tickets are on sale at the SCHF Business Office, Paper Plus, and the Chamber of Commerce. Press release Flyer YouTube Video Link to Gary Haygood's photos
Southern Book Club: February, the book club will discuss The Shack by William P. Young at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2009.
Mountaintop Civil Rights Traveling Exhibit, a comprehensive collection of over 2000 artifacts and memorabilia from the Civil Rights Era, will be on display Wednesday, February 18 through Friday, February 20 from 10:00am-6:00pm. Admission is $6/adults and $5/children (18 & under). The exhibit contains oil paintings, portraits, posters, figurines, and wall plaques that depict various scenes and individuals that were instrumental in the Freedom Movement. Press release.
Mardi Gras Mask Workshop for children ages 5 and up on Friday, February 20. The workshop will be held in the SCHF Academy Building from 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is $10 per child and includes all supplies and snacks. Space is limited and reservations are required. Press release.
Make plans to attend the 7th Annual Mardi Gras Ball Saturday, February 21, 2009 at the Southern Cultural Heritage Auditorium. Entertainment by The Colonels. Proceeds to benefit the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation. For more information or for reservations, call Nancy Bell at 601-636-5010.
“Speak Up!” A Communication Class for Kids January 6th-8th, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (during the VWSD intersession week), open to children in 4th-6th grade. The $135 per child registration fee includes supplies, materials and snacks. Students will need to furnish their lunch each day. 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! Press release.
Quilting professional Diane Jordan will lead Children’s Beginner Quilting Workshops on January 7th from 8:30 a.m. – noon. Students will work with fabric to create a charm square quilt. Registration is required as space is limited to 12 participants. Registration for this class is $65 and includes the quilting fabric kit. Press release.
Ballroom dance classes are offered twice during January, on Sundays, January 11 and 25 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the academy building. This month: Foxtrot.
Quilting professional Diane Jordan will lead an Adults' Beginner Quilting Workshop on January 17th from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Students will work with fabric to create a beautiful quilt for the winter season. Registration is required as space is limited to 12 participants. Registration for this class is $190/SCHF members and $220/non-members and includes all the quilting fabric kit supplies. Press release.
Southern Book Club: For January, the book club will discuss Junior Ray by John Pritchard at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21, 2009. Please call the SCHF office for more information.
River Kids, the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation’s free after-school art program, will begin its Spring Semester on January 29th. Open to any child in 1st through 6th grade, this program will accept a limited amount of students for the class on Thursdays from 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. The program is free, but will require a full semester commitment from the parents.
Ian Hominick presents an educational piano workshop on Saturday, January 31st at 10:00 a.m. The focus of the workshop will be “the music-making process or music choreography.” Ian will perform and talk about the pieces he plays. This event is free and open to anyone who enjoys piano music. Donations will be accepted. Press release.