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some notable past events

"Historic Christmas at The Oaks"
Saturday, December 14, 2013.
St. Brigid's presented traditional music of the season, among 19th-century style Christmas decorations.

"Historic Christmas at The Oaks"
Saturday, December 1, 2007, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
“Historic Christmas at The Oaks” with 1850s music presented by the students of the Power Academic and Performing Arts Complex (APAC) in Jackson. Free of charge and open to the public. Light refreshments.

Art Workshop - Plein Air Painting with Sammy Britt
Thursday - Saturday, October 4 - 6, 2007

“Two Men of Old Jackson,” Sunday, September 23, 2007, Manship House.
     Featuring James Anderson as Mayor James Hervey Boyd in the Boyd Play, in which Mayor Boyd reminisces about early days in Jackson. Also starring mezzo-soprano Lester Senter Wilson as Eliza Ellis Boyd, singing 19th-century music to the accompaniment of pianist and conductor Colman Pearce. Renowned master grainer Malcolm Robson discussed and demonstrated the graining and marbleizing techniques used by Charles Manship in the 19th century. Made possible in part by a grant from the Jackson Arts Council.

The Magazine Antiques - July 2007.
This issue is dedicated to the historic properties of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America, including two articles featuring The Oaks. Copies of the magazine are for sale at The Oaks House Museum.

Boyd Play Premier, Sunday, June 24, 2007.
     Starring James Anderson as Mayor James Hervey Boyd (1809-77), patriarch of The Oaks, reminiscing about the early days of Jackson. Anne Sullivan, Director. This project was made possible in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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