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April 07, 2015

CoverForJimHigherResTuesday, April 7, 5 p.m. at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center.  Author Steve Yates will sign copies of his novel The Teeth of the Souls and a reading will follow. Books will be available for purchase. 

This event is part of an ongoing notable authors series in partnership with Lemuria Bookstore.  For more information call 601-353-7762 or email

April 10, 2015

Friday, April 10, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Free house and garden tours in honor of Welty’s birthday will be given at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Birthday cake and lemonade will be served on the side porch, and the First Presbyterian Day School Choir’s 6th Grade Honors Choir will perform at 10 a.m.

Eudora Welty's 106th Birthday Celebration

A plant sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature a variety of perennial starts that were grown on the grounds. For more information or to reserve a tour, call 601-353-7762 or email