The Old Warren County Court House Museum offers several events for families to come and enjoy. We update our events several times a year. Come check out what fun events we are offering families this year, and help support your local community.
The Camel Regiment Book Signing – June 29, 2018
W. Scott Bell will be at the Old Court House Museum on June 29, 2018 to sign and promote his book “The Camel Regiment”. The book details an impressive history of the 43rd Mississippi Volunteer Infantry from 1862 to 1865. Learn more about their famous mascot, “Old Douglas” the camel, and their ties to Vicksburg! Bell will be here all day, so come meet the author and pick up a copy of his book.
Night at the Museum – September 14 &15, 2018
The Old Court House Museum will be performing their “Night at the Museum” show on September 14th and 15th from 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. both nights. The event features historical reenactments of characters from Vicksburg’s past, and is an incredible event for the whole family. For information about tickets, or if you are interested in participating as a character please contact Jordan Rushing at 601-636-0741.
Fall Flea Market – October 6, 2018
“One of the top five Flea Markets in the State” was the distinction given to the Old Court House Fall Flea Market in people’s choice awards in a recent issue of Mississippi Magazine.
Saturday, Oct 6, is the date of the upcoming event, which is held on the sidewalks around court square. Proceeds from booth rentals are for the support of the Museum. If you would like to attend please contact Jordan Rushing at email@example.com or 601-636-0741.
Christmas Ball – December 8, 2018
The Old Court House Confederate Christmas Ball will take place on the second Saturday in December. Tickets will be $30.00 per person or $60.00 for a couple. If you would like to reserve tickets e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 601-636-0741.
The Link above is a blog written by Historian Morgan Gates of Vicksburg. It details the history of the Confederate Christmas Ball.