Pale pink background with illustrated party flags and balloons in pink, light green, and light blue, and an illustrated record player and cupcake with text about the offerings at Eudora Welty's 115th Birthday Bash in 2024 at the Eudora Welty House & Garden

FRIDAY, APRIL 12 & SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Join us to celebrate what would have been Eudora Welty's 115th birthday. Festivities for this two-day event begin Friday, April 12, and continue on Saturday, April 13. On both days, tours of Welty's home will be free during regular tour times (9 & 11 a.m. and 1 & 3 p.m. on Friday, April 12, and 1 & 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13). Reservations are recommended, as capacity is limited. Email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com to book a reservation.

In addition to free tours of Welty's home, visitors may also enjoy the following:

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

9 A.M TO 4 P.M.
Enjoy complementary lemonade, cupcakes, and crafts on the side porch. A make-and-take wearable button-pin craft station will be available for guests of all ages throughout the day.

AT 2 P.M.
Music from Welty's era will again fill the air on the side porch as local DJ Tyler Tadlock spins records from 2 to 3 p.m.

9 & 11 A.M. & 1 & 3 P.M.
Free tours of Welty's home, while space lasts. Space is limited. Reservations recommended!

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

10 A.M. TO 1 P.M.
Honor Eudora Welty on her birthday by helping tend her garden! EWHG Historic Garden Assistant Jess Stein will lead a "Birthday Edition" volunteer day in the Welty Garden. Volunteers may come and go at their convenience within this window. Registration is encouraged, but not required; walk-ups will be warmly welcomed. To register, email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com. Note that this event takes place only in the Welty Garden; the Visitor Center and Welty House will open as usual at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13.

1 & 3 P.M.
Free tours of Welty's home, while space lasts. Space is limited. Reservations recommended!

Mark Your Calendar

Starting Monday, May 6, we will spend several weeks reading and discussing E.M.

THURSDAYS IN JUNE | 3-4 P.M.

Starting Monday, May 6, we will spend several weeks reading and discussing E.M.

THURSDAYS IN JUNE | 3-4 P.M.

Starting Monday, May 6, we will spend several weeks reading and discussing E.M.

THURSDAYS IN JUNE | 3-4 P.M.

THURSDAYS IN JUNE | 3-4 P.M.

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