Look ahead to the weekend to find something for everyone: story time, trivia, music, brunch and even pickles!
Clayton Q – Midtown Depot (279 Livingston Street) – Wednesday 6 pm
Kentucky-born, Nashville-based Clayton Quisenberry plays the new Midtown Depot, a beer garden with food containers, an outdoor venue in Jackson’s Midtown neighborhood.
Storytime on the Side Porch – Eudora Welty House & Garden – Thursday 3 pm
Thursdays in June and July, read, create, and play at the Welty House. This season’s theme is all about animals, with special thanks to the Mississippi Library Commission for curating this summer’s literary lineup. Free.
Trivia Night – Highland Village – Friday 7 pm
Join Highland Village for an evening of trivia. Prizes will be awarded to the first & second place teams, best team name, best dressed and most spirited team. The first craft beer will be on HV and the fun will take place in The Plaza next to Beagle Bagel. Aplos will also be joining the celebration with a cash bar. This is a 21 & up event. Free.
Record Store Day Drops – Offbeat – Saturday 8 am
Special discounts and exclusive records at Offbeat, an alternative-culture and record store in Jackson’s Midtown neighborhood. Mask required for entry. Free.
Mississippi Pickle Fest – Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum – Saturday 10 am
A refreshing taste of all things fermented! This fun-filled festival is a day of music, games, contests, vendors, and so much more. Pickle Fest is an outdoor event and will take place rain or shine! Free with Ag Museum admission ($7 for adults and $5 for children 3-17).
Red Not Chili Peppers Live at Martin’s Downtown – Martin’s Downtown – Saturday 9 pm
Paying tribute to the ultimate funk rock quartet – a band who has transcended three decades of chart-topping success as well as developed one of the largest die-hard followings in the world – The Red Hot Chili Peppers. With the ability to span over three decades of hits and hundreds of songs, every show provides a unique and high energy live music experience. Tickets are $10.
MS Capital City Pride’s Drag Brunch – Hal & Mal’s – Sunday Noon
Hal and Mal’s has prepared a complete spread for this PRIDE Month brunch, including endless Absolute Cocktails.
On the menu are breakfast burritos; corn muffins; egg and sausage, Grisham Benedict; crabcake Benedict; banana hotcakes with whiskey sauce and more. Tickets are $40 – show, brunch, and unlimited drinks; $25 – show, brunch, and one drink; $20 – show and brunch (under 21); $15 – show only- all ages (no food/drinks). Tickets are available on Eventbrite. But hurry, the last one sold out quickly!
We strongly encourage you to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the CDC and additional guidelines by the City of Jackson (facial coverings ARE still required in the city of Jackson, along with social distancing). 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.