Living history is the theme of this annual event at the Union County Heritage Museum at 114 Cleveland Street in New Albany. Join us as we bring history to life with stories of Mississippi’s past, old time toys and games, hands-on activities for children about the way “it used to be”. Help us celebrate Mississippi ‘s bicentennial year with a celebration of the pioneer spirit. Friday is for school g… Read MoreSeptember 19, 2017, 12 noon
Lunching With Books , September 19, 12 noon at the Union County Library: Dr. Kate Stewart reviews “The Big Woods”, by William Faulkner, his hunting stories. This is this year’s Faulkner book chosen for the 2017 Art Challenge. Free light lunch. Public invited.September 22, 2017, 5 - 7 p.m.
Opening of the juried exhibit Faulkner and Folk Art will be September 22, 5 – 7 at the Union County Heritage Museum, 114 Cleveland Street, This is the fourth annual such exhibit and the art challenge for 2017 is Faulkner’s “The Big Woods”. prizes will be awarded and there will be live music. Free admission. Call 538-014 for more information.October 28, 2017 ,10 a,m. until 2 p.m.
The annual Ingomar Mound event will be Saturday, October 28, at the Ingomar Mound Site on CR 96 in the southern part of Union County. The event features mound tours, hands on events for children, flintknapping demonstrations, object identification, atlatl competition will offer trophies to the winners – adult, youth, child. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. Atlatl (ancient weapon)… Read MoreSeptember 22, 12 noon
The annual Literary Luncheon will be at the First United Methodist Church September 22, 12 noon. Along with prizes presented for the winning entries of the William Faulkner Literary Competition, John Maxwell will present “Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?” The luncheon is a ticketed event, and tickets are $15 each. They can be purchased at Union County Development System Welcome Center and at the Un… Read More5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
An Evening in the Faulkner Garden at the Union County Heritage Museum will be help September 21, 5 – 8 p.m. with live music, hors d’oeuvre by Tallahatchie Gourmet, tours, plain air painting, pottery demonstrations, exhibit sneak peek. This is a fund raiser for the New Albany and is a ticketed event. Contact Union County Heritage Museum at 662-538-0014, firstname.lastname@example.org or any garden club… Read MoreSeptember 21, 2017 | 5pm - 8pm
Take a stroll through the Faulkner Literary Garden while enjoying live music; food and beverages by Tallahatchie Gourmet; a preview of the Faulkner and Folk Art Exhibit; Plein air painting, pottery demonstrations and more. Tickets available beginning the first week of August at UCDA/Main Street Office (662-538-4354), Union County Heritage Museum (662-538-0014), or from any garden club member. Proc… Read MoreSeptember 21 - 23, 2017
Enjoy the Faulkner Fest each September, the month of William Faulkner’s birth, in his birthplace, New Albany, MS. The fest includes Lunch with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith/Union County Library, Museum Moments at the Union County Heritage Museum, an awards banquet and program for the winners of the William Faulkner Literary Competition and the opening of the Faulkner and Folk Art Exhibit at t… Read MoreSaturday, October 7
A downtown market, street music, a carnival and more at this years Tallahatchie Riverfest on the banks of Tallahatchie River in historic downtown New Albany. Concerts TBA. For more information, check out www.tallahatchieriverfest.com or follow the event on Facebook.