Welty House and Garden Heirloom Plant Sale Scheduled Saturday, March 26, Starting at 9 a.m.

Mark your calendars for the 2022 Heirloom Plant Sale at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. It will be held Saturday, March 26, and will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until all the plants are sold. Plants usually go quickly, so plan to come early! The sale will feature propagates and seeds from the […] Read more »

‘Margaret Walker and Eudora Welty: Remembering Medgar Evers’ set for Welty House on March 23

A special program featuring a poem by Margaret Walker and a short story by Eudora Welty, both of which are reminiscent of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, will be held on the front lawn of the Eudora Welty House on Wednesday, March 23, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The program is free and open […] Read more »

Scholastic Writing Awards Program Set for April 10 at Welty House and Garden

It is a great pleasure for the Welty Foundation to announce that the 2022 Scholastic Writing Awards will be presented in person on the front lawn of the Eudora Welty House and Garden on Sunday, April 10, at 2 p.m. Winners represent public, independent, and home schools throughout the state. The keynote speaker will be […] Read more »

Camellias To Be Featured in Guided Tour of Welty Garden Followed by Plant Sale February 24

Paige Mizell, noted camellia expert, will offer a special tour of the Eudora Welty Garden focused on camellias on Thursday, February 24, from 11:30 a.m. until noon. The camellia walk-through is free and open to the public; no registration is necessary. Following the tour, Mizell will offer heirloom camellias from her family nursery, Mizell Camellia […] Read more »