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NEWS FLASH! Welty Biennial Dance Party on Tap for Garden June 4; Symphony concert at Art Museum, May 14

To relive the good times when Eudora Welty entertained friends in the garden and on the side porch of the Welty home, the public is invited to a party at the Eudora Welty Garden on June 4 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.                 The featured photograph of Eudora Read more »

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Get Night Blooming Cereus Plants at Special Discount Rate

The Welty House and Garden has a few remaining night blooming cereus  (Hyolocereus undatus) plants from our Welty Birthday heirloom plant sale. They are available in one gallon containers for $5.00 each. Go by the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center at 1109 Pinehurst Street Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. to make a purchase 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 »