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A Royal Evening at Longwood/Pilgrimage Garden Club

140 Lower Woodville Rd. | Last performance at City Auditorium, Jefferson St. at Canal St.

March 30 & April 5, 6, 12, 13 | Cash Bar Opens 7 PM, Curtain 7:30 PM

See the dramatic story of the never-completed Longwood presented by re-enactors in beautiful period costumes dancing and singing to live music, including songs from the beloved musical “Show Boat.” The evening concludes with the 2019 Pilgrimage Queen, King and Court, a royal champagne toast and light dessert buffet.

Tickets: Adult $15

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Historic Natchez Tableaux/Natchez Garden Club

Natchez City Auditorium, Jefferson St. at Canal St.

March 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 | 7:30 PM

Since 1932, the members of the Natchez Garden Club have produced a series of tableau to present the way of life for Natchezian in a pre-Civil War era. Through the Historic Natchez Tableaux, a completely local and volunteer cast brings to life the folk dances, pastimes, and pageantry of the antebellum South.

Join us on Friday and Saturday evenings starting March 15, 2019, to see Natchez through our eyes from its settlement in 1716 to the dawn of the Civil War.

Tickets: Adult $15, Youth $7

President’s Box: Adult $30, Youth $12

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Tour, Taste, Tableaux

Natchez City Auditorium, Jefferson St. at Canal St.

March 15 – 29 | 6 PM

Contact NPT (Groups Only): 800-647-6742

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Save the Hall Ball

Stanton Hall and The Carriage House, 410 High St.

March 30 | 9:30 PM-1 AM

This annual black-tie ball to raise funds for the preservation of Stanton Hall and Longwood, is a magical night at one of our state’s most magnificent mansions. Features a sumptuous cocktail buffet and late-night breakfast by Chef Bingo Starr, open bar, dancing and entertainment by a well-known band!

Honorary chairmen: Lawrence Adams, Stephen Perkins, and Patricia Dale Roberts

For patron and ticket information: 601-445-4420 | SaveTheHallBall@gmail.com

PHA is tax deductible, 501(c)3, nonprofit organization.

Tickets: Ball Tickets $100, Ball & Reserved Seating for Longwood Evening $125

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Southern Road to Freedom

Holy Family Catholic Church, 16 Orange Ave.

March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 & April 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 | 8 PM

A stirring tribute to the African-American experience in Natchez by the award-winning Holy Family Choir.

President Maryann Jackson

Director of Music Alvin Shelby

Tickets: $15

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Southern Exposure

Natchez Little Theatre, 319 Linton Ave.

March 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 29, 30 & April 5, 6, 12, 13  | 7:30 PM

March 17, 24, 31 & April 7, 14 | 2:00 PM Matinée only

The smash 1950s scandalously romantic comedy about Natchez and the Pilgrimage. Our Little Theatre’s biggest hit and audience favorite since 1952.

Tickets: $15

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Southern Cooking Class & Dinner at Twin Oaks with Chef Regina Charboneau

71 Homochitto St.

March 18, 22, 26, 30 & April 7, 11, 15  | 6 PM

Begin with a special cocktail, then on to Chef Regina’s kitchen where she will guide you through the preparation of four dishes. Learn the Chef’s own technique for flaky butter biscuit dough and more. End in the candlelit dining room for dinner, wine and lively conversation!

Tickets: $110

Limit: 14 per evening.

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At Concord

Concord Quarters, 301 Gayosa Ave.

March 17, 24 & April 7, 14 | 5 PM

LIVE MUSIC BY KE JUAH HAWKINS and light hors d’oeurves at The Quarters, site of historic Concord Plantation, hosted by African-American owners, Deborah and Gregory Cosey, who share their story of the “Quarters” restoration.

Tickets: $25

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A Paranormal Experience at The Towers

801 Myrtle Ave.

March 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, & April 1, 6, 8, 13, 15 | 7 PM

An evening of actual paranormal past and current experiences with the owners Ginger and James Hyland. Prepare to be amazed!

Tickets: $20

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A Ragtime Salon-Natchez Style

Choctaw Hall, 310 N. Wall St.

March 24, 31 & April 7, 14 | 6:30 PM

Opulent hors d’oeuvres and libations, ragtime and jazz, in this magnificent mansion with owners David Garner and Lee Glover.

Tickets: $35

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Sunnyside Re-enactment

Living History at Sunnyside

Sunnyside B&B | 102 Rembert St.

March 27 & April 10 | 5 PM

William Watkins, who was arrested for treason. A god-fearing father of eleven, hoping his meager contribution of food, clothing and money would trickle down to his son, William.
Then we will fast forward to 1887 and the second owners of Sunnyside, the Rembert’s. Cousin Annie Stewart died while visiting and was laid in “Repose” in the Front Parlor. It’s a love story and a “Wake.” Customs and Traditions appropriate of the time.
Refreshments and home tour.

Tickets: $35

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An Audubon Evening at Green Leaves 

303 South Rankin St.
March 29 | 5:30 PM
Come enjoy wine and light appetizers at historic Green Leaves with noted bird enthusiast Dwight Lammon and the fifth-generation owners of Green Leaves. Learn about John James Audubon and his time in the Natchez area and be entertained with some of Dwight’s own birding adventures.
The Green Leaves bird china will be on display with a different bird painted on each of the over 200 pieces. Could Audubon himself have painted this china? Come hear the legend and judge for yourself. Reception begins at 5:30 followed by Dwight’s presentation.
Event entrance available through the gate at the corner of Dr ML King and Washington Streets.
Tickets: $30

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Isabella & The Prince

199 Saint Catherine Street Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Saturday: March 16 & 23 and April 13 | 6 PM

Wednesday: April 17, September 25, and October 2 | 6 PM

Take a glimpse back in time to the lives of Isabella and Prince Abdulrahman Ibrahim Ibn Sori, who were enslaved for nearly forty years in Adams County, Mississippi. Come and watch the story of how two individuals’ love and dedication to one another gained their freedom.  Isabella and Prince Abdulrahman Ibrahim are portrayed by Mrs. Shabilla Adams & Mr. Randy Minor.

Isabella and The Prince is a 40 minutes presentation with a question and answer period.

Tickets: $15 Adults | $7 Youth (12 & Under)

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Narrative of A Natchez Slave

199 Saint Catherine Street Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Wednesday: March 20 & 27 and April 3, 10 & 24 | 6 PM

The Narrative of A Natchez Slave is the narrative of William Thompson and Lilly Ann Granderson, who were brought and enslaved in Natchez during the Antebellum (pre-Civil War) Era. Come and witness one man and woman’s quest for freedom in Antebellum Natchez.

Narrative of a Natchez Slave is a 40 minutes presentation with a question and answer period.

Tickets: $15 Adults | $7 Youth (12 & Under)

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Hiram & John

199 Saint Catherine Street Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Saturday March 30, 2019 | 6 PM

That prayer—one of the most impressive and eloquent prayers that had ever been delivered in the [Mississippi] Senate Chamber—made Revels a United States Senator.

– John Roy Lynch

Take A Glimpse back to 1869, when two distinguished gentlemen from Natchez met to change history politically for people of color in America forever.

Hiram & John is a 40 minute presentation with a question and answer period.

Tickets: $15 Adults | $7 Youth (12 & Under)

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The Heritage Church Experience

199 Saint Catherine Street, Natchez, MS 39120

Friday, April 5 & Saturday, April 6 | 10:00 AM

Friday, October 4 & Saturday, October 5 | 10:00 AM

Natchez is the home to some the most historic and profound African American churches in thedeep south. Enjoy a day of history, hymns, and heritage of five historically black churches in Natchez, with a tour with the Miss Lou Heritage Group & Tours. Refreshments included.

Tickets: $30 Adults | $15 Youth (12 & Under)

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Hiram & John Meet Frederick Douglass

Zion Chapel AME Church | 228 N Dr. MLK Jr. Street | Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Saturday, April 6, 2019, |  6:30 PM

The years after the Civil War are known as Reconstruction. During this time, former enslaved and free people of color in America rose among the ranks in society, economics, and politics. Individuals like Frederick Douglass, Hiram Revels, & John Roy Lynch were among those to rising among those ranks. What if during that time, the three gentleman men met to discuss the future of black America? Come and witness three men of honor discuss, debate, & develop a strategy for black America’s future after slavery. Hiram & John Meets Frederick Douglass is portrayed by  Michael Crutcher as Frederick Douglass, Darrell White as Hiram Rhodes Revels, and Jeremy Houston as John Roy Lynch.

Hiram & John Meets Frederick Douglass is a 45-minute presentation with question and answer. period.

Tickets: $15 Adults | $7 Youth (12 & Under)

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YZ Ealey & Memories of Haney's Big House

Delta Music Museum

218 Louisiana Avenue | Ferriday Louisiana 71334

Thursday, May 2, 2019, | 7:00 PM

The Narrative of Will Haney By Jeremy Houston

Will Haney was born in 1895 in Concordia Parish Louisiana. During the 1940s and 50s, Haney’s Big House was a place that provided entertainment and fun in Ferriday Louisiana. Haney’s was part of the chitlin’ circuit and which provided a stage for a who’s who of touring African American musicians and entertainers like Ray Charles, B.B. King and Redd Foxx to name a few. Come and witness the trials, tribulations, and triumph of the legendary Will Haney of Ferriday Louisiana.

Also, Mississippi Blues Legend YZ Ealey sings the blues.

Admission: $10.00

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Straight Outta Natchez -The Story of Black Natchez

301 Main Street | Natchez, Mississippi 39120

June 8, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Book Signing

The influence and prestige of Natchez people have literally spread around and across the world. The cultural contributions of African Americans are foundational to the history of Natchez, Mississippi. Straight Outta Natchez Volume 1 is a part of a three-volume series written by Jeremy Houston that profiles the lives and times six prominent African Americans from Natchez, Mississippi.

Book Price: $15

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Miss Lou Juneteenth Heritage & Soul Festival

June 14-17, 2019

Natchez Juneteenth & Heritage Foundation presents the 2nd Annual Miss Lou Juneteenth Heritage & Soul Festival in Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Juneteenth & Heritage Foundation’s desire is to enlighten, educate, and entertain residents and visitors about Juneteenth. This year’s festival will feature a stream of educational, spiritual and entertaining events that begin Friday June 14 and will end Monday, June 17, 2019.

The 2nd Annual Miss Lou Juneteenth Heritage & Soul Festival will feature Family Day on The Bluff, Love & Laughter Comedy Show & Concert, and Juneteenth Memorial & Community Awards Presentation plus many other events & experiences.

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August Evening Tours 2019

Monday: August 5, 12, 19, & 26 | 5:30 PM 

Wednesday: August 7, 14, 21, & 28 | 5:30 PM 

Friday: August 9, 16, 23, & 30 | 5:30 PM 

August Evening Tours is a series of heritage and cultural tours of African Americans by the Miss Lou Heritage Group & Tours in the city of Natchez. Tours are offered every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday of August.

Monday Tours: Natchez Blues Tour

Wednesday Tours: Saint Catherine Tour

Friday Tours: Natchez Civil Rights Tour

Tickets: $20 Adults | $10 Youth (12 & Under)

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Straight Outta Natchez Volume 2 - The Story of Black Natchez

301 Main Street | Natchez, Mississippi 39120

August 10, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Book Signing

The influence and prestige of Natchez people have literally spread around and across the world. The cultural contributions of African Americans are foundational to the history of Natchez, Mississippi. Straight Outta Natchez Volume 2 is a part of a three-volume series written by Jeremy Houston that profiles the lives and times six prominent African Americans from Natchez, Mississippi.

Book Price: $15

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Spirits of Watkins Street Cemetery

Watkins Street Cemetery | 1300 Watkins Street | Natchez, Mississippi 39120

Saturday, August 17, 2019, | 7:00 PM

Enjoy an informative and entertaining reenactment of a few selected grave sites and stories of prominent African American figures in Natchez. Witness as local residents and/or descendants reveal the history, culture, tragedy, and mystery surrounding the people buried at the sites. Also included the tour of Watkins Street Cemetery by the Miss Lou Heritage Group & Tours. Refreshments will be served. Fans and insect repellent will be available.

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The Lynch’s Christmas

199 Saint Catherine Street | Natchez, MS 39120

Saturday, December 7, 2019, | 6:00 PM

Christmas in Natchez is a time of elegance and style. Come and witness the lives and times of the Lynch family during the Christmas during the late 1860s, “The Lynch’s Christmas is presented by the Miss Lou Heritage Group & Tours.

Tickets: $15 Adults | $7 Youth

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