There’s a bit of this and bit of that in this week’s look ahead: from fitness to a history happy hour a chance to give back and food, find your fun in JXN!
HV Sweat | Yoga – Highland Village – Wednesday 5:45 p.m.
Join in at The South Plaza (by Beagle Bagel) for a midweek, candlelit flow with Jen Simcox. Masks are required; please bring your own mats.
History Happy Hour: Conversations in Context – Two Museums – Thursday 5 p.m.
Join the museums for #HistoryHappyHour, a physically-distanced evening of live entertainment and rich conversation. In this edition, guests will learn how contemporary topics fit into historical context inspired by exhibits in the museums. Enjoy free admission, a cash bar, and live music from saxophonist Tiger Rogers. Light refreshments will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to safety precautions for COVID-19, face masks are required while in the museums and social distancing guidelines must be maintained.
Museum Trail cleanup – Laurel Street Park – Saturday 9 a.m.
With asphalt soon to be poured on the new Museum Trail and one last chance to get a dumpster in, it’s time for one final community cleanup. Meet at Laurel Street Park and help for as long as you can.
Sausage Fest 2020 – Cultivation Food Hall – Saturday Noon
Celebrating National Sausage month and the fall season, Cultivation has teamed up with Country Pleasin’ to offer a variety of sausages. From grilled sausages outside on the patio to specialty sausages served inside by vendors, seasonal drinks, music by Kyle Graves (2-4:30 p.m.), a photo area, and more.
An original version of this story featured Saturday’s Pop-Up Restaurant with Chef Chavin Burnley at the MS Agriculture and Forestry Museum. This event has been postponed until November 14.
Pumpkin Adventure (Oct 21-24) continues at the Mississippi Ag Museum and the MS State Fair will run for an extra extended weekend (Thursday, Oct. 22 – Sunday, Oct. 25). On Saturday, gospel music group The Gaither Vocal Band will perform in a free concert on the midway at 6 p.m.
Events are noted by location or, in the case of an online-only presentation, we’ll use “Virtual” as the venue.
We strongly encourage you to follow COVID-19 restrictions set forth by the City of Jackson (despite the lapse of a statewide mask mandate, facial coverings ARE still required in the city of Jackson along with social distancing and crowd size limits). Stay informed of additional public health guidance on the state level and in Jackson to minimize risk to themselves and others.
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