Friday, April 13, 10–11 a.m. and 5:30–6:30 p.m. at the Eudora Welty House Museum. Eudora Welty Birthday Celebration. Special performances throughout the day will feature the Northside Elementary Singers at 10:00 a.m. and the Mississippi Boychoir at 5:30 p.m. The Boychoir will perform songs from the musical adaptation of Welty’s children’s book The Shoe Bird. A new exhibit based on The Shoe Bird can be seen at the Welty House Education and Visitors Center. Cake and punch will follow. Free tours of the house in honor of Welty’s birthday will be given at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. For more information or to reserve a tour, call 601-353-7762 or email Eudora Welty House.