Local events and entertainment|Southern Cultural Heritage Center

Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 10, 2009

Reservations required and space limited; 601-631-2997 or info@southernculture.org; Super Foods, Super Families, Super You cooking workshop: 6 p.m. June 2, $25 for SCHC members, $30 for nonmembers and $10 for children 6-18; Scrappin’ on the River scrapbooking workshop: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20, $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers; 2009 Multicultural Arts Camp: 8 a.m.-noon June 22-26, for ages 6-12, $50 fee includes supplies, materials, daily snack.

Riverfront Mural Unveilings

LeTourneau: 10 a.m. Friday; Jitney-Jungle: 10 a.m. May 29; ceremonies will be at City Front floodwall; if rain, City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.

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Jackson Audubon Society

6:30 p.m. May 26; Clinton Community Nature Center; Sean McGregor, associate conservation biologist with the Museum of Natural Science, speaker; 601-956-7444 or www.jacksonaudubonsociety.org.

Battle of Champion Hill 146th Anniversary

8 a.m. Saturday, Champion Hill M.B. Church near Bolton; admission: $5 per person; $5 pulled-pork plate, $5 raffle tickets for replica 1858 Army Texas .44-caliber revolver; 601-953-4755 or www.battleofchampionhill.org

Ballroom Dance Lessons

The mambo; May 17; Southern Cultural Heritage Center Academy Building; $20 per person per session; taught by James Frechette of Jackson-area Applause Dance Factory; 601-631-2997 or info@southerculture.org.

Vicksburg Theatre Guild Shows

“Always…Patsy Kline”: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and May 22-24; 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays; $12 for adults, $10 for 55 and older, $7 for students and $5 for 12 and younger; all shows at Parkside Playhouse, 101 Iowa Ave.; 601-636-0471 or www.e-vgt.com.

Tell Me A Story:

Photographing the American South

Exhibit that runs through Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-5 p.m. today; Historic Jefferson College, near Natchez; 601-442-2907 or www.mdah.state.ms.us.


Barry Mazon, “Meeting Jimmie Rodgers: How America’s Original Roots Music Hero Changed the Pop Sounds of a Century,” 4 p.m. Wednesday; Lorelei Books, 1103 Washington St.; 601-634-8624 or www.loreleibooks.com.

‘Gold in the Hills’

Presented by Westside Theatre Foundation in the Coral Room at The Vicksburg on Clay Street; 8:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 19-20, Aug. 14-15, Sept. 18-19, Oct. 16-17,  Nov. 7 and Dec. 18-19; $10 for adults, $5 for children; 601-636-4146.

Clinton Nature Center Events

10 a.m. Saturday, Nature Photography Workshop; 7 p.m. May 21, “Adventures in Kenya” lecture; 10 a.m. May 30, Hummingbirds Up-Close; all events will be at Price Hall; 617 Dunton Road; events are free; 601-926-1104 or www.clintonnaturecenter.org.

Vicksburg Theatre Guild Auditions

“Gold in the Hills”: 5:30 p.m. May 17 and 6:30 p.m. May 19; needed are ages 6 to adult; all auditions at Parkside Playhouse, 101 Iowa Ave.; 601-636-0471 or www.e-vgt.com.

Basic Digital Photography Workshop

5:30-7 p.m. May 19 and 21; Old Court House Museum, 1008 Cherry St.; $35 per person; bring your own camera; taught by Vicksburg native Cami Calnan; 828-242-2308 or cami@camiphoto.com.

Digital Photography Workshop

6-7:30 p.m. Thursday and May 19; Southern Cultural Heritage Center Academy Building; $40 for SCHF members and $45 for nonmembers; 601-631-2997 or info@southernculture.org.

Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival

Will explore influences of Mississippi Delta on author Tennessee Williams with particular emphasis on his early play, “Spring Storm”; Oct. 16-17 in Clarksdale; www.coahomacc.edu/twilliams.

2009 Holly Days Arts and Crafts Show

Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation accepting applications for 2009 event, set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5; vendor space limited, acceptance based on images of crafts or art; exhibit space: $40 for SCHF members, $50 for nonmembers; applications must be postmarked no later than Aug. 1; acceptance letters will be sent by Sept. 1; 601-631-2997 or www.southernculture.org.

2009 Farmers’ Market

Begins June 6; 8-11 a.m. Saturdays and 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays; lot at Grove and Levee streets; 601-634-4527 or www.downtownvicksburg.org.


LaNise Kirk

Variety; Ameristar’s Cabaret; today; free; 601-638-1000.


Variety; Ameristar’s Cabaret; Tuesday-Sunday and May 19-24; free; 601-638-1000.


Variety; Ameristar’s Bottleneck Blues Bar; Friday and Saturday; free; 601-638-1000.


Rock; Ameristar’s Bottleneck Blues Bar; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; tickets: $40, $50; 601-638-1000.