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December 05, 2014

Friday, December 5, 4:30–8:30 p.m. This popular annual event features traditional seasonal decorations at the Eudora Welty House and Garden, Governor’s Mansion, Manship House Museum, and Old Capitol Museum.  The Train Town of Possum Ridge and the historic Christmas trees exhibit in the William F. Winter Archives and History Building will also be on the tour.  For more information, call 601-576-6800. 

December 17, 2014

Now–Wednesday, December 17, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. This competition is open to 7th through 12th grades statewide for public, private, and home school students.  The regional competition is hosted by the partnership between the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Eudora Welty House, and is made possible through a grant from the C Spire Foundation.  Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17. Submissions must be registered online at and mailed or delivered to the Education and Visitors Center. For more information, 601-353-7762.