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The Mississippi Development Authority, Division of Tourism will be celebrating “Arts and Literature” during the month of March. Each of the Welcome Centers will be decorated differently for this celebration.
The Pearl River County Welcome Center will be showcasing local artists, authors and quilters. We will have several different displays for viewing and local celebrities to visit with throughout the month, please check the calendar of events and stop by.
Arts & Literature Events throughout the month:
David Smith will be demonstrating his quilting techniques every Tuesday and Thursday of March. Smith will have a couple of completed quilts on display for viewing and some books by Mississippi authors.
On March 19th, Dorothy Case, Juanita Talley and Plaxton Emmons, local authors from our area will be displaying and discussing their books with the traveling public.
Candy Howard, a local artist will be demonstrating her oil painting techniques and showing some of her completed works of art on March 14th, 15th and on the 25th.
Harriet Greulich, a local artist will be showing her watercolor paintings and demonstrating her watercolor techniques on March 6th, 11th, 18th and on the 27th.
Una Green will be displaying one of her completed quilts and showing us her quilting and crocheting techniques on Wednesday, March 6th and the 27th .
For more information contact Pearl River County Welcome Center at 601-798-8184.