June Recital Remix

Last Thursday the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and the Eudora Welty Foundation sponsored “June Recital Remix” – an evening of music and dancing in Eudora’s garden…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

To say that the event was delightful is an understatement!  The weather was perfect, the company was excellent, add to that music and dancing and well, you see what I mean!

we were greeted by good friends and faithful Welty volunteers…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

stage and dance floor under the tent…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

vintage tablecloths and flowers from the garden…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

side porch is festive…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

Miss Welty and her friends made their own special kind of fun playing word games, taking funny pictures of each other, listening to music and dancing.  Much of their revelry took place in what is referred to as “The Clubhouse.”

It was all spiffed up for the party…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

there were props for taking funny photos…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

the view from inside…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

Suzanne Marrs, Eudora Welty’s biographer, held us spellbound with party reminiscences centered around Welty’s story, “June Recital.”…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

I was especially happy to see so many children enjoying the evening’s entertainment…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

it was a party Miss Welty herself would have loved…

June Recital Remix in Eudora Welty's garden

and a good time was had by all…

dogs dancing

Many thanks to Susan Haltom, model for the funny photo, for allowing me to use some of her photographs for this post!

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