Calendar of Events
Natchez Fall Pilgrimage
Friday, September 26, 2014 - Monday, October 13, 2014
This year, Natchez’ annual Fall Pilgrimage events include tours of nineteen antebellum homes provided by costumed tour guides portraying ancestors from each home. Tours are offered on a three-day alternating schedule, with three different homes open in the morning and afternoon. Tours of Natchez' most popular antebellum museum homes, Longwood (1860-1861), Rosalie (1820) and Stanton Hall (1857) will also be available daily during the full, eighteen-day event. Evening activities include special meals at The Carriage House Restaurant at Stanton Hall and gospel concerts by Amos Polk's Voices of Hope. The Natchez Little Theatre, one of the oldest community theatres in the South, will also offer a staged production of the Truman Capote novel The Grass Harp this year. Ticket counter, open daily, is located inside the Natchez Visitor Reception Center at 640 South Canal Street. (800) 647-6742 or visit natchezpilgrimage.com.
|Lunchtime Lecture: The Atomic Bombing of Japan|
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|Second Saturday Art Walk|
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|Katrina, a Bottomland Hardwood Forest, and a Studio in The Woods|
David Baker, environmental curator at the nonprofit A Studio in The Woods, will discuss Hurricane Katrina’s impact on the artist retreat and the 7.66 acres of endangered forest s...
|National Day of the Acadians |
National Day of the Acadians will be celebrated today at the Acadian Memorial Museum to honor the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the early French refugees who carved out a uni...