Friday–Sunday, September 13, noon–6:30 p.m., September 14, 9 a.m.–5p.m., and September 15, 1–5 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Personal Treasures. Find out about your own treasured antiques when you bring them for identification. Experts in military items, decorative and household objects, textiles, photographs, paper documents, books, and archaeological artifacts will give advice on how to conserve and care for your treasures. Special sessions will be also offered daily at noon, Friday; 9 a.m., Saturday, and 1 p.m., Sunday about textile conservation, care of a historic home, and donating personal items for long term preservation. For more information call 601-576-6800.
Friday, November 1, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. “Deconstructing Mississippi’s Reconstruction” is the theme of the annual Social Studies Teachers Workshop. Scholars and professionals explore the theme and present ways it can be taught in the classroom. Lesson plans for grades 4–6 and 7–12 are included. A half CEU credit is available through Mississippi College. Registration cost is $40 and deadline is October 25. For more information call 601-576-6800.
Thursday, May 16, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at the Old Capitol Museum. Coffee & Conversation. Start the day with a fresh breakfast and lively conversation about Jackson. This month’s conversation will feature Representative Rita Martinson of Madison and Senator David Blount of Jackson. They will re-cap the 2013 Mississippi Legislative Session. For more information call 601-576-6920 or email Old Capitol.
Monday, May 13, 9:30 a.m.–noon at the Old Capitol Museum. Cruising the Capital. Join architectural historian Todd Sanders for a tour of Jackson by trolley. A box lunch and discussion of Jackson preservation projects will follow at the Old Capitol Museum. For more information call 601-576-6920 or email Old Capitol.