Tuesday, February 22


22nd Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration
“Fields of Dreams: Sports in the South”
February 24-27
Natchez Convention Center, Natchez, MS

The Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration annually presents a theme-based lecture series enhanced by films, field trips, workshops, exhibits, book signings, concerts, and discussions.

On Friday before lunch, Debbie Moose will give a talk titled “So There’s a Game, Too? Tailgating, Food, and Fans,” with references to her book, Fan Fare: A Playbook of Great Recipes for Tailgating or Watching the Game at Home. The off-season is a perfect time to practice up; now's the time to get ready for next fall!

You can also hear Dr. Ted Ownby of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Ownby will give a talk titled "William Faulkner, 'The Bear,' and the Mysteries of Football: Sports and Identity in the Southern Renaissance." He'll be speaking on Thursday at 1:45p.m.

Tickets to the program and lunch at Stanton Hall are $25/per person. Click here to buy tickets and learn more about the Celebration.