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September 2018

“Love Daddy: Letters from My Father” Exhibit

September 15, 9:00 amDecember 15, 5:00 pm

“Love Daddy: Letters from my Father” reveals the complicated relationship between a father and son, separated by distance and time while bound by love and admiration. David Rae Morris, son of the late Willie Morris, uses photographs as snapshots into who his father was as a man, father, and author. Willie Morris’ letters reveal an everlasting love and affection that he was unable to express through dialogue but could through written word. The letters and photographs intertwined helped both men…

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Movies on the Lawn–My Dog Skip

September 20, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

My Dog Skip (2000) is the story of a shy boy growing up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip. Based on the novel by Willie Morris, the movie was filmed in Canton. Ward Emling, retired director of the Mississippi Film Office, will introduce the film.
$5 | Free for members

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H.C. Porter Blues@Home Event

September 21, 6:30 pm9:00 pm

H.C. Porter and blues musicians Bill Perry, Terry Bean, and Eden Brent will be on hand for this event. Porter will sign her latest book, Blues@Home: Mississippi's Living Blues Legends, followed by a panel discussion and concert.

$10 Members | $15 Non-members

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Make + Take Workshop

September 22, 10:00 am12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Young visitors to The MAX make an art project to take home. Activities are lead by a museum educator and held in the second floor classroom. Free with admission.

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Sunrise Yoga

September 25, 7:00 am8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Bring your yoga mat and start your day at The MAX with an hour-long yoga class. Every Tuesday and Thursday. $5 Members | $7 Non-members

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Yoga at The MAX

September 25, 4:30 pm5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Instructors from Elegance Ballroom lead an hour-long yoga class. $5 Members | $7 Non-members

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Book Signing—Marshall Ramsey

September 26, 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist Marshall Ramsey will be on hand to sign Chainsaws and Casseroles and Drawing the Line, in the museum store at The MAX. Ramsey is a two-time Pulitzer Finalist and hosts the radio program, Now You’re Talking with Marshall Ramsey, and MPB’s Conversations. Free and open to the public (museum admission is required for viewing the exhibits).

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Sunrise Yoga

September 27, 7:00 am8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

Bring your yoga mat and start your day at The MAX with an hour-long yoga class. Every Tuesday and Thursday. $5 Members | $7 Non-members

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Earth’s Bounty + The MAX Present Night Market

September 27, 5:00 pm9:00 pm

Join us for a farmer's market with food tastings and demos, music by Sam Mooney, and artisans selling their wares. A partnership with Meridian Council for the Arts, Go Green Meridian, and The MAX. Free and open to the public.

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Make + Take Workshop

September 29, 10:00 am12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Young visitors to The MAX make an art project to take home. Activities are lead by a museum educator and held in the second floor classroom. Free with admission.

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