WEEKEND TICKET: Educational, sunny, warm weekend ahead

Published 12:09 am Thursday, June 21, 2012

By Mollie Beth Wallace

The Natchez Democrat

NATCHEZ — The sky will be clear this weekend with plenty of sunshine and temperatures reaching the mid 90s each day, according to the National Weather Service.

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Here are some ways to enjoy the weekend in the Miss-Lou:

The Grand Village of the Natchez Indians

Head over to the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians at 6:30 tonight to hear the latest news in research.

Meg Kassabaum will present and illustrated talk titled “The 2012 Archeological Investigations at the Feltus Mounds.”

The event will be in the museum auditorium. Admission is free, but make sure to be on time, as seating is limited.

National Trails and Migratory Bird Day

Take advantage of the beautiful weather and join the St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge Saturday morning as it recognizes National Trails/Migratory Bird Day.

Bring the kids along for a day of family fun. Events begin at 7:30 a.m. and continue through noon.

For children, the event will feature a guided walk on the Animal Olympics Trail at 8 a.m.

Those feeling adventurous can embark on a canoe tour at 9 or 11 a.m. Spots are limited, so call ahead to reserve a canoe. Please arrive 30 minutes ahead of the tour.

There will also be a guided bird walk along the Magnolia Trail.

For more information, or to reserve a canoe, call 601-442-6696.

Armstrong Library Adult Summer Movie

Anyone over 18 interested in popcorn and a movie should head to the Armstrong Library at 3 p.m. today.

The library will feature “Sherlock Holmes Game of Shadows.”

Admission is free, and popcorn and soft drinks will be provided.

Call 601-445-8862 for information.

American Queen Docking

Come to Natchez Under-the-Hill Sunday morning to welcome visitors from the American Queen steamboat, or stop by in the afternoon to bid farewell to the guests.

The steamboat will dock from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.