Thousands of attendees congregate for this out-of-the-box day of good times in Fondren. This free family friendly event offers live local music, local artists and organizations, a farmers market, shopping at local Fondren businesses and basically a happy community moment spread across 5 hours. Go out and join this fun neighborhood event!!
Go try the new fresh and delicious Tex-Mex that is Picante's Grill. Located on North State Street in Jackson, you'll find that they excel in freshness of the ingredients and taste. Service is top notch with a great atmosphere. Whether you are going out for lunch or dinner, be sure to not forget about them! The food is great, ya'll!
Come out this Saturday, August 1, for Hollywood Feed at Museum Mutts, a celebration of all things dog-related from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. The event will take place at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science and will include police dog demonstrations, McGruff the Crime Dog, free dog treat giveaways from Hollywood Feed, facepainting, dog art, food vendors and more. Visit http://www.mdwfp.com/museum.aspx for more event information.
Come gear up and have fun at the 29th anniversary edition of the MWF Wildlife Extravaganza at the Mississippi Trade Mart July 31 - August 2. More than 200 exhibitors from all over North America and Canada will be at the ‘Ganza as we kick off the hunting season with demonstrations, events and more. As the MWF’s largest fundraiser you’ll also be supporting our efforts to preserve Mississippi’s Wildlife Legacy. Cost is Adults $10; Children 6-12 $5; Children 5 and under Free; Weekend Pass $20; FRIDAY – KIDS DAY – Children 12 and under FREE.
Mississippi is offering one tax free weekend event during 2015. It applies only to clothing and shoes and is intended to coincide with parents' annual back-to-school shopping efforts. Mississippi's tax free weekend is scheduled for July 31-August 1, 2015 and applies to clothing under $100 and shoes under $100. Get out and get all you need to get the kids ready for back to school time!
The Mississippi Braves play against the Mobile Bay Bears at the baseball game. $4 from each voucher purchase benefits National Alliance of Mental Illness Mississippi. Gates open at 6 p.m., Saturday, July 25, at Trustmark Park. Cost is $8. Don't miss a good game benefiting a great cause!
Come out for this awesome 5K! The Head for the Cure Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness and funding for research in the fight against brain cancer. Head for the Cure works to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, caregivers and other supporters, while celebrating their courage, spirit and energy. Costs as follows: Individuals & Teams Day of Registration and Packet Pick Up: $40, Kids Fun Run (10 & under): $15. 5K race awards will be immediately following the race. Kid's Fun Fun begins at 9:15 am, Walk begins at 8:10 am, and Race begins at 8:00 am. Don't miss it! This Saturday, July 25, at the Madison HealthPlex!
Includes popsicles from Pop Culture Ice Pops (all ages welcome), Saltine will host Ice Pop Culture and Lucky Town Brewing Co. for a spectacular summertime spin on beer pairings! In addition to popsicle and beer pairings, chef Jesse Houston will feature a small plate menu to refresh the palate. Though this is a beer pairing, children are welcome to come and have pops while their parents enjoy the adult portion of the event. Enjoy this great event!
Join Lucky Town Brewing Company in a night of games and giveaways of prizes! Tuesday, July 21, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Pig & Pint in Jackson! No cover charge. Pig & Pint will be hosting Lucky Town Brewing for a fun night of games and giveaways. Pass the pigs will be played by guests and prizes will vary from koozies to a rib dinner! Come out for some super yummy food and great prizes.
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