NEW DATE Lunch + A Movie: The Lion King

The Lion King stars Arkabutla-native James Earl Jones (voice) in the animated version of this inspiring film. Retired director of the Mississippi Film Commission Ward Emling will preview the film at noon. Limited seating. Registration required.

First Saturday: The Legacy of Charley Pride

2155 Front Street, Meridian

In the 1960s, Charley Pride became country music’s first Black superstar. His warm, strong baritone voice gave his performances a down-home sincerity that resonated with audiences throughout his remarkable career. Celebrate his legacy this month at The MAX. Schedule of Events: 10am–Noon Make + Take Workshops 10–11:45am Learn, Play + Perform “Kiss an Angel Good …

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Learn, Play + Perform: “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'”

Two Sessions: Ages 14+, 10–10:45am  |  Ages 8–13, 11–11:45am Learn to play the Charley Pride classic “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'” on guitar and join Daniel Houze live on stage to perform! Bring your own guitar. A limited number of guitars will be available for the class by reservation only. All participants will receive free …

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SPRING BREAK at The MAX

50% Off Regular Admission March 16–31. Looking for something fun to do for your spring break staycation? Here's a list of what's on tap for Spring Break at The MAX. (Scroll down the Calendar of Events for details.) March 16–20  |  9am–5pm Discounts at The MAX Store, Themed Scavenger Hunts, Yard Games (weather permitting) March …

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SPRING BREAK Make + Take: Wonderful Watercolor!

March 16  |  10am–Noon Youth Make + Take Activities As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with the themes of the museum's exhibits through creative workshops, designed and led by a licensed educator. Drop-in style between 10am–Noon. Registration required. Free with museum admission. Tuesday, 3/16: Wonderful Watercolor! Register Here

SPRING BREAK Make + Take: Marvelous Music!

March 18 |  10am–Noon Youth Make + Take Activities As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with the themes of the museum's exhibits through creative workshops, designed and led by a licensed educator. Drop-in style between 10am–Noon. Registration required. Free with museum admission. Thursday, 3/18: Marvelous Music! Register Here    

SPRING BREAK Make + Take: Creative Clay!

March 20 |  10am–Noon Youth Make + Take Activities As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with the themes of the museum's exhibits through creative workshops, designed and led by a licensed educator. Drop-in style between 10am–Noon. Registration required. Free with museum admission. Saturday, 3/20: Creative Clay! Register Here    

First Saturday: Spring Renewal

Celebrate Spring with your family and friends at The MAX. Felder Rushing will be on hand for an illustrated talk and plant swap, and kids of all ages can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt to win a grand prize! Schedule of Events: 9:30–11am    Felder Rushing Illustrated Talk 10am–Noon    Make + Take Workshops …

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Illustrated Talk: Maverick Gardeners with Felder Rushing

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Determined Independent Gardeners aren’t rebels, or nutty — they simply color outside the lines. In their off-kilter style, they preserve and share heirloom plants and garden practices in an otherwise over-streamlined mow-and-blow world. Join Felder as he highlights some of these gardeners and their plants, and show how they are crucial in keeping the Garden …

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First Saturday: Make + Take Workshop

As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with the themes of the museum's exhibits through creative workshops, designed and led by a licensed educator. Drop-in style between 10am–Noon as part of The MAX First Saturday Event. Free with museum admission. Registration required. Register Here

Easter Egg Hunt

Join us in The MAX courtyard for an Easter Egg Hunt and you might win a prize! Children under 12 and their parents/caregivers are invited to participate. Free with museum admission.

Brown Bag Lunch Concert

Terry Cherry and John Marshall have been playing music together for over 20 years, bringing together their love for writing songs about life and loved ones. They create their unique sound and vocals through originals and familiar cover songs from bands we all know and love. So bring your lunch to the The MAX courtyard …

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Make + Take Workshops

As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with the themes of the museum's exhibits through creative workshops, designed and led by a licensed educator. Drop-in style between 10am–Noon every first and third Saturday of the month. Free with museum admission. Registration required. Register Here

Sipp & Savor—Mississippi’s First Food + Drink Experience

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Join us at The MAX for the Sipp & Savor Experience! Cat Cora, celebrity chef and Mississippi native, will headline a group of award-winning chefs who will prepare a variety of foods with Mississippi-sourced ingredients. Savor these irresistible bites and sip on cocktails, beers, and wines from some of Mississippi's most popular brewers and distillers. …

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1st Saturday: Choctaw Expressions

This First Saturday the MAX plays host to The Mississippi Band of Choctaw. There will be basketweaving, sewing, beading, and stickball demonstrations, and dancers and chanters will perform. Choctaw crafts will be offered for sale. Schedule of Events: 9–5am  Choctaw Expressions in conjunction with Savages and Princesses Exhibit Opens 10am–Noon  Make + Take Workshops Noon–1pm  …

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First Saturday: Make + Take Workshop

As part of The MAX experience, youth and families engage with the themes of the museum's exhibits through creative workshops, designed and led by a licensed educator. Drop-in style between 10am–Noon as part of The MAX First Saturday Event. Free with museum admission. Registration required. Register Here

1st Saturday: Sneaky Tree

2155 Front Street, Meridian

Mixing Native American themes with rock ‘n’ roll, Sneaky Tree is about lifitng up the human spirit and telling stories of the human condition. A mixed Native American, spACEy (Billy Lyons) has been a singer/songwriter/guitarist for Sneaky Tree since its inception. spACEy struggled with his identity and after moving to the Bok Cito community on …

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