Here’s to the Week Ahead: Feb 22-28
Thawed out finally! After the last week, you deserve to get out of the house for a moment. From comedy to a bridal show, a Civil Rights program and spring football, JXN, this lineup’s for you.
Murder Mystery Dinner – Char – Monday 6 p.m.
Take part in a Murder Mystery Dinner, postponed from last weekend. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu while solving the mystery in an interactive dinner theater performance presented by the masked performers of the Detectives Comedy Dinner Theatre. Tickets are available for Monday’s performance.
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile in JXN – Wednesday-Saturday
The iconic 27-foot-long hotdog on wheels is coming to JXN! Find it at Brent’s Drugs 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, 4-7 p.m. Thursday at The District at Eastover, Friday at Campbell’s Bakery Noon – 5 p.m. and Saturday as part of the Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday Celebration at the Mississippi Children’s Museum, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Something Blue Soiree – Fairview Inn – Thursday 5 p.m. Postponed due to lack of water
Meet with Jackson’s top wedding vendors, tour The Fairview Inn and sample catering by 1908 Provisions. Admission is free and 30 brides will receive a swag bag. Sign up for a time slot and read about health & safety precautions at the ticket link.
Karlous Miller – Chuckles Comedy House – Friday-Sunday
A comedian, actor, and rapper best known as a recurring cast member since Season 5 of the improv comedy show Wild ‘N Out on MTV, VH1 and MTV2, Miller also had roles on Comic View, Hell Date, Yo Momma, Bill Bellamy’s “Who Got Jokes”, and Black Card Revoked. COVID-19 safety guidelines will be enforced, seating is limited and a two-item minimum purchase and casual dress is required. Tickets are available here.
Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday Celebration – MS Children’s Museum – Saturday 10 a.m.
You won’t want to miss this socially-distanced silly celebration as the Mississippi Children’s Museum cook, craft, laugh, and learn about the beloved author, Dr. Seuss, at our annual birthday bash! Wear your favorite Dr. Seuss inspired costume and get ready to have fun!
Bearing Witness, Part II – Virtual – Saturday 11 a.m.
Join Katie Blount, William Ferris and Pamela D.C. Junior for a virtual conversation about the exhibit I AM A MAN: Civil Rights Photographs in the American South, 1960–1970, which is on display at the Two Mississippi Museums.
The program will live-stream from the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Facebook page. And, thanks to Nissan, admission to the museums is free of charge on Saturday, February 27, and Sunday, February 28. Admission includes the I AM A MAN exhibit.
Jackson State University vs. Mississippi Valley State University – MS Veteran’s Stadium – Saturday 2 p.m.
Coming off of a 53-0 blowout against Edward Waters this past weekend, the postponed fall 2020 season continues with a classic matchup set to be televised on EPSN3. General admission tickets start at $23 each. The team returns to their home field again on March 28 against Prarie View A&M.
We strongly encourage you to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the City of Jackson (facial coverings ARE required in the city of Jackson along with social distancing and crowd size limits). See City guidelines here. Stay informed of additional public health guidance on the state level, too.
All events listed are subject to change and are not sponsored or hosted by My City or our parent company, Visit Jackson.