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The Southern Cultural Heritage
Foundation presents the
6th Annual Holly Days Arts and Crafts show Saturday,
December 7, 2013 in the historic SCH Auditorium from from
9:00am-3:00pm. Admission is $1. Holly Days features a room
full of quality vendors showcasing their wares, plus local
talent will entertain the attendees. This event precedes
Vicksburg Main Street’s Annual Christmas Parade of Lights at
SCHF Annual Meeting and Luncheon, Friday, November 15 at noon; Guest Speaker: award-winning syndicated editorial cartoonist, author, sometimes-radio host and popular public speaker, Marshall Ramsey. Invitation. Admission/Lunch is $12 and reservations are required by calling 601.631.2997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook event page
25th Annual Over the River Run
Saturday, October 12th with a record turn out.
Congratulations to the 913 runners and walkers, and thanks
to the Sponsors,
volunteers, and staff who worked so hard to make this a
The 6th-Annual “Classics in the Courtyard” will take place on Fridays from 12:00pm-1:00pm beginning October 18th and concluding November 8th. This event will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Local entertainers and local restaurants will provide the music and lunch. Musical entertainment, sponsored by a grant from ENTERGY Mississippi, will be provided for free and lunch can be purchased for $9 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5pm on the Thursday before the event.
The first ever
“Hogtoberfest” (hog cooking and craft beer festival)
was Friday, October 25 at 7:30pm, in
partnership with the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic
Preservation (VFHP). During the day, a Hog
was Cooked by a team from ERDC's Coastal Hydraulics Lab (CHL) (Cookin
Hogs Lovin Life) in the courtyard of the SCHC. Dinner was served at 7:30pm, with all the fixings. Beginning at
8:30pm, the popular western, “Tombstone”, was shown on a
big screen in the courtyard of the Southern Cultural
Heritage Center. It was a nice fall evening in the historic courtyard. The
movie was sponsored in part by the Strand Cinema. Admission
was free. Donations are encouraged and appreciated for
The beautiful art work from the month-long Spectrum program is on display in the SCH Academy Building Exhibit room until August 1st. Come see the art the kids worked so hard to create. We also have a handful of Spectrum 2013 t-shirts if anyone would like to purchase one for $5. This program was made possible by a grant from National Endowment for the Arts.
Tickets are now on sale for the much anticipated
5th Annual Chocolate Affair on Thursday, May 2 at 7:00pm in the
historic SCH Auditorium. Tickets are available in advance only and are $25 per
person for SCHF members and $30 for nonmembers. Tickets are available at the
SCHF Business Office, Paper Plus, charge by phone at 601.631.2997, and online at
chocolateaffair2013.eventbrite.com. A group purchase of eight may reserve a
table by calling 601.631.2997.
The SCHF is proud to welcome the original art of Thomas “Tom” Cochran. The Cochran Art Exhibit opened in the Academy Building of the Southern Cultural Heritage Center on Monday, March 4th with an opening reception. The exhibit is on display until March 28 during regular business hours. Admission is free. The original watercolors are so beautiful (i.e. Longwood in Natchez, the Old Country Store in Lorman, the Sprague and 22 more additional other works of art).
Join us Tuesday, March 19th at 5:30pm at the Southern Cultural Heritage Convent as Chris Meister discusses his latest book, “James Riely Gordon: His Courthouses and Other Public Architecture.” Meister documented the influential Texas architect's career across decades and across the nation. Meister focuses on the public architecture, the pursuit of which took Gordon from San Antonio to Dallas and on to New York City as he secured commissions in nine states. Gordon was the architect of Vicksburg's City Hall building. Admission is Free and open to the public. Lorelei Books will be on site for the book signing.
Susan Puckett Lecture
and Book Signing, Wednesday, January 30 at 6pm