Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation

November 2008

Holiday Clay Time

The SCHF presents Holiday Clay Time, an introductory class to polymer clay. The Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild will conduct this fun and educational workshop. The class will be held Saturday, November 1st, 10am-12pm. Registration is $45/SCHF members and $50/Non-members. All supplies are included.

The Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild wants to share their love of polymer clay with you. This introductory class is a great opportunity to try your hand at creating two unique Christmas projects from this versatile art medium. The projects will be a snowflake pin and a Santa ornament or a pin. Even if you’ve never taken the wrapper off a block of polymer clay, this class is for you. Members of the Central Mississippi Polymer Clay Guild ( will be on hand to help you every step of the way.

Seasonal Wreath Workshop
Presented by Beau Lutz

Decorate your front door for the holidays with a designer wreath. Hands-on instruction will be provided and all participants will learn to create a wreath of their own to take home.

Registration is $55/SCHF members and $60/non-members. All materials needed for this workshop will be provided, however, participants are encouraged to bring their own glue gun.

The first 8 participants to sign up for the class will receive a great canvas tote bag.

Classics in the Courtyard
Fabulous Music, Lunch and Fun at Noon at the SCH Center

The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation proudly introduces “Classics in the Courtyard”. This new event to the Center will offer a variety of entertainment through different genres of classic music. Local entertainers and local restaurants will provide the music and lunch on Fridays from 12:00pm-1:00pm beginning October 17th and concluding November 14th. Musical entertainment will be provided for free and lunch can be purchased for $7 per person. Reservations are required for lunch and must be made by 5pm on the Thursday before the event.

These diverse musical styles will be a special treat for the Vicksburg Community and we hope many will embrace and enjoy the local music and local flavor Vicksburg has to offer. There is no better beginning to the fall season than “Classics in the Courtyard”. The schedule of entertainment and lunch providers are listed below:

Friday, November 7th - Classic Country and Pop Music Favorites
Performed by: Jim Robinson and Maria Adona
Lunch provided by: Unique Impressions

Friday, November 14th – Classics Pop and Originals
Performed by: Lee H. Abraham and the Boone Brothers
Lunch provided by: Walnut Hills Restaurant

For more information or to make reservations for lunch, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email

Ballroom Dance
presented by James Frechette

The SCHF offers monthly ballroom dance classes. James Frechette, owner of Applause Dance Factory in Ridgeland, teaches classes in ballroom, Latin, swing and many other styles of dance. This month the dance will be the West Coast Swing.

Class will meet Sundays, November 9 and 23 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the academy building.

Both individuals and couples are welcomed. The fee is $20 per person for each two hour session. For more information, please call the SCHF office. at 601-631-2997.

Take a Sentimental Journey

Would you like to have an Enchanted Evening? Then put on your finest and please join us while we take a Sentimental Journey on Friday, November 14 at 7pm. Admission is Free.

This special evening will feature the Capitol City Stage Band performing songs made famous by such artists as Duke Wellington, Count Basie or Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and as well as the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

This event is sponsored by the Mississippi Arts Commission, City of Vicksburg, Board of Mayor and Aldermen, the Vicksburg Senior Center and the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Southern Book Club

The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month.

There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. The group focuses on Southern authors and subjects, but is open to any good read. Book and author suggestions are welcomed.

For November, the book club will discuss two books: A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O'Conner and Ballad of the Sad Cafe by Carson McCullers.

The Southern Book Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19, 2008.

Please call the SCHF office for meeting location or for more information.

The honor of your presence is requested for the

Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Friday, November 21st at 12pm
Guest Speaker:  Lee Lampton (
Ergon, Inc./President Of Operations)
Tickets:  $10 (reservations requested on or before November 19)

Ever Wanted to Learn How to Play the Guitar?
SCHF has the answer...

Richard McComas, SCHF guitar instructor, presently has three openings on Thursdays for anyone interested in learning to play the guitar or to enhance your guitar playing talents. Give Richard a call at 601-638-7899 or 601-529-6505 or email

These events and programs are made possible by our valued SCHF individual members and the Corporate Sponsors

If you would like more info on becoming a CORPORATE MEMBER of SCHF, please call (601)631-2997 or email

For more information about activities, membership, or rentals, please call or stop by the SCHF office, 1302 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180, 601-631-2997.

1302 Adams Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: 601-631-2997
Fax: 601-631-3734

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