From a TV special to shopping, art and downtown revelry – including music, we have the roundup of what’s going down this week in #JXNMS!
St. Paddy’s Parade Retrospective – WJTV News 12 – Friday – 6:30 pm
The City With Soul presents a half-hour special like no other: Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade co-founder Malcolm White and THE Sweet Potato Queen®, Jill Conner Browne, reminisce, telling tales of parades not so long past.
Spring Market of Jackson – MS Trademart – Friday-Sunday
Find more than 125 merchants who will showcase one-of-a-kind items like gourmet foods, unique gifts, trendy fashion, home décor and more. Special events include Friday night’s “Cupcakes & Cocktails” and Saturday morning’s “Muffins and Mimosas.” Admission is cash only, but advance tickets are available. Children 12 & under are admitted free.
Makers in Their Spaces | Mallory Kay Palmertree – Online – Saturday 10 am
Artist Mallory Kay Palmertree shares her creative space – physical, mental, social, or otherwise – through this Mississippi Museum of Art online event. Mallory’s creative practice is expanding beyond the tattoo parlor into her own studio, where she is beginning several experiments in fiber art and other media. Her work can be found within her studio, local art fairs, and on the skin of many Electric Dagger (Jackson, MS) patrons.
St Paddy’s Remix 2021 – Martins Downtown – Saturday – Noon
The outdoor event features crawfish and music from an Epic Funk Brass Band Second Line, Chad Wesley, Ally Venable, The Molly Ringwalds and Mustache The Band. Tickets are available for $20 each.
St. Paddy’s Downtown Throwdown – Ole Tavern on George Street – Saturday – 1 pm
Ole Tavern will have live music on the courtyard and patio with Calvin Webster and Keys vs Strings.
Later in the evening, The Whiskey Barrels take the stage then a DJ dance party features DJ Shakes in the evening. The kitchen, with a limited menu, will be open. Admission is free.
Shawn Williams live – Old Capitol Inn Rooftop Bar – Saturday 7 pm
New Orleans’ pioneering voice in “alt-rocka countrybilly serial killer blues,” Shawn Williams plays the rooftop bar and patio from 7-10 pm. Admission is free.
Chamber II – Mozart by Candelight – Thalia Mara Hall – Saturday 7 pm
Mississippi Symphony Orchestra’s popular 20-year tradition begins with a serenade for two small orchestras, then on to one of Mozart’s musical parodies. This year’s concert is anchored by Mozart’s most famous and instantly recognizable, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”. Tickets – limited with advance registration REQUIRED for subscribers and ticket buyers alike for socially-distanced seating – are
available here sold out.
More JXN events can be found here.
We strongly encourage you to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the City of Jackson (facial coverings ARE still 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.