MDAH Calendar of Archives
Friday–Saturday, May 10-11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. First Annual Winterville Knapp-In. Knappers from around the country will gather to trade tools and demonstrate the ancient techniques. For those interested in participating, flint knap kits will be available for sale. An atlatl contest will take place on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. The public is invited to watch the spear throwing competition. For more information call 662-334-4684 or email Winterville Mounds.
Saturday, May 18, 1 p.m. at Winterville Mounds. 2013 Speaker Series. Mississippi Civil Rights Museum project manager Jacqueline K. Dace will discuss the progress of the first state sponsored civil rights museum. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more information call 662-334-4684 or email Winterville Mounds.
Tuesday–Thursday, June 11–13, 9 a.m.–noon at Historic Jefferson College. Explore Camp. Children ages 9-10 will explore several different activities during this new camp, including baking, science experiments, and craft projects. Cost is $35, pre-registration is required. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Kay McNeil at Jefferson College.
Monday–Wednesday, June 24–26, 1–4 p.m. at Historic Jefferson College. Frontier Survival Camp. Children ages 10-14 will learn hands-on skills needed by frontiersmen (and women) to survive the wilds of Mississippi in the 18th & 19th centuries, including archery, hunting, tanning hides, map and compass reading and more! Cost is $35, pre-registration is required. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email Jefferson College.