Press Releases

The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

July 19, 2019

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10 am to noon on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its … Continue reading The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

July 18, 2019

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. … Continue reading Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

July 12, 2019

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. … Continue reading Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Brave Little Raccoon”

July 5, 2019

TUPELO, MS – Children and their families are welcome to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Brave Little Raccoon.” Follow Little Raccoon and encounter different animals as she tries to find her way … Continue reading Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Brave Little Raccoon”

Natchez Trace Parkway Hosts Family Fun Day

July 5, 2019

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to “Family Fun Day,” a Junior Ranger event to be held at the Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 10 am to 1 pm. Join us and learn about bats, bees, the National Park Service, and more! You will go … Continue reading Natchez Trace Parkway Hosts Family Fun Day

The Natchez Trace String Band to Perform at the Parkway Information Cabin

July 5, 2019

RIDGELAND, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites visitors to enjoy the talents and sounds of local musicians at the Parkway Information Cabin on July 20, 2019, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The Natchez Trace String Band, a small group of local acoustic musicians, will fill the cabin with the sounds of traditional folk, … Continue reading The Natchez Trace String Band to Perform at the Parkway Information Cabin

The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

July 1, 2019

TUPELO, MS – A special program of dulcimer music will be provided by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association from 10:00am-12:00pm on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the Parkway Visitor Center located at milepost 266 near Tupelo, Mississippi. The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association teaches dulcimer history, tradition, craftsmanship, and music by sharing its knowledge and talents. … Continue reading The Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Traditional Music by the North Mississippi Dulcimer Association

Natchez Trace Parkway Offers Guided Hike at Chickasaw Village

June 17, 2019

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites visitors on a hike along the Blackland Prairie section of the Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail (Scenic Trail) on Saturday June 29, 2019 at 9:00 am. Join a park ranger at the Chickasaw Village Site for this free 1.5 mile guided hike to immerse yourself in forest, fresh … Continue reading Natchez Trace Parkway Offers Guided Hike at Chickasaw Village

Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

June 14, 2019

TUPELO, MS – The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will demonstrate pioneer era crafts and skills at the Parkway Visitor Center, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The demonstrations will show the challenges faced and creative solutions developed by those Americans who lived in the area from the 1700s to around 1840. … Continue reading Pioneer Day at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center

Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Junior Ranger Program: “Mississippi Reptiles”

June 12, 2019

TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to “Mississippi Reptiles,” a Junior Ranger program to be held at the Parkway Visitor Center on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 10 am.  Do you know the difference between a crocodile and an American alligator? Join Conservation Educator Deb Davis from the Mississippi … Continue reading Natchez Trace Parkway Presents Junior Ranger Program: “Mississippi Reptiles”