Huge Crowd Attends June Recital Remix Dance Party

Some 200 guests relived the good times when Eudora Welty entertained friends in the garden and on the side porch of the Welty home at June Recital Remix, a dance party in the Eudora Welty Garden on June 4 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Guests listened and danced to the sounds of “The Sessions,” a six-piece subgroup […] Read more »

Annual Plant Sale Benefits Welty Foundation

The Welty House and Garden’s annual plant sale was a successful, if wet, event, benefitting the Eudora Welty Foundation. A rainy April day did not deter visitors from shopping and celebrating Eudora’s birthday. The sale included perennials and bulbs admired by Eudora and her mother as well as custom grown items and others propagated from […] Read more »

Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony Held at Millsaps College

Because of inclement weather, the Mississippi Regional Scholastic Writing Awards ceremony was held in the Leggett Center of the Campbell College Center at Millsaps College on Sunday, April 19, instead of the Welty House and Garden. A large crowd was on hand to see students receive awards and hear keynote speaker Katy Simpson Smith, award-winning author of The Story […] Read more »

Steve Yates Reads and Signs New Novel at Welty Education and Visitors Center

Author Steve Yates read from and signed his new novel, The Teeth of the Souls (Moon City Press), Tuesday, April 7, at the Welty Education and Visitors Center (EVC). His presentation was coordinated through the collaboration of the Welty House and Garden and Lemuria Books, who made books available for purchase. A native of Springfield, Missouri, Yates is the […] Read more »