Upcoming Calendar of Historic Jefferson College
September 26, 29, and October 2, 5, 8, 11, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Fall Pilgrimage. Historic Jefferson College will be on the Natchez Fall Pilgrimage. Visitors on who purchase Red Tour tickets from natchezpilgrimage.com will see both Historic Jefferson College and Sweet Auburn. Tours are led by reenactors in period costume. For more information call 601-446-6631.
Saturday, October 25, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Black and Blue Civil War Living History. The African American experience during the Civil War in Natchez is told with the help of reenactors, both military and civilian, and with various historical displays. Contact Mr. Boxley at 601-442-4719 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, October 30, 6:30–8:30 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Ghost Tales Around the Campfire & Halloween Duck Hunt. Families are invited out to HJC to hear (not too) spooky tales around the bonfire at 6:30 p.m. After the ghost tales, people are invited to participate in an after-dark, Halloween-themed rubber duck hunt. Bring a chair or blanket and a flashlight. Free of charge, and you get to keep the ducks. For more information call 601-442-2901.
Saturday–Sunday, November 8–9, at Historic Jefferson College. Wirt Adams Raid Into Natchez Civil War Reenactment. Reenactors from around the south gather to recreate Wirt Adams' raid into Natchez. The public is welcome to attend and watch the festivities as both "Yankees" and "Rebs" reenact the battle in the “bowl.” There’ll be plenty of cannons and black-powder muskets firing, cavalry galloping and infantry advancing! For more information call 601-442-2901.
December 4–30 at Historic Jefferson College. Celebration of Christmas Trees. Local school groups and home educators adopt Christmas trees and decorate them for class projects. For more information call 601-442-2901.