Friday, October 16, 2009

Mississippi Hill Country Heritage Day: SUNDAY


Mississippi Hill Country Heritage Day
A benefit for the preservation of The Cedars
(Cates-Gaither House)

Sunday, October 18, 2009, 2 - 5 PM
211 Main Street
Fulton, Mississippi

An affiliate of Create Foundation and the first preservation project of
Preserving Itawamba County's Heritage

Tour the house and grounds.

Music: Appalachian dulcimers, reed organ, bluegrass banjo and fiddle and guitar, vocalist/composer Eddie Moore, music legend Kay Bain, and the Stricklands

Food: Chicken and dumplings, greens, corn-on-the cob, soup, cornbread, bread pudding, sweet tea and lemonade

Activities: Whittling, churning butter, washing clothes, shucking and shelling corn, spinning yarn, tatting, spool knitting, crocheting, basket making, leather working

Games: pitching washers and horseshoes, sack races, domino and checkers, shooting marbles

Antique cars: Scheduled: Early Ford and a 1933 Cadillac Fleetwood.
. . . and more!

Tickets may be purchased at the front entrance of The Cedars
Adults: $15
Students: $ 10
Under five years of age: free

All tax-deductive donations are appreciated and welcomed to help preserved The Cedars (Cates-Gaither House), Fulton's second oldest surviving residence. Make your checks payable to
Create-Gaither House Project Fund

Help save part of Fulton's heritage --- join Preserving Itawamba County's Heritage, a community-action group pledged to the preservation, relocation, and renovation of The Cedars.

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