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.
|History of Cajun Music|
A cross between a lecture and a concert—shall we call it a "lecert"—will be held on the history of Cajun music today at the Jeanerette Museum. Musician Chris Segura of Feufolle...
|Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn|
October 2 marked the arrival of Napoleon's death mask to the Capitol Mark Museum in Baton Rouge. “The death mask is one of our nation’s unique treasures,” Lt. Governor Jay Da...
|Prehistoric Mounds Tour|
Head to Marksville State Historic Site for tours of the ancient Native American mounds there at 10 am and noon. $4 adults; free for children and seniors. 837 Martin Luther King Dri...
|USM's The Merry Widow|
In conjunction with the Natchez Festival of Music, the University of Mississippi Opera and Musical Theatre Company will perform The Merry Widow. The famed operetta by Austro-Hungar...