Nightmare on Mill Street comes to the Ecoshed this weekend. Image: Ansley Morgan

We strongly encourage you to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the Mississippi State Department of Health and additional guidelines by the City of Jackson (facial coverings ARE still required in the city of Jackson, along with social distancing). Stay informed of additional public health guidance on the national level, too. 

“We know that success at controlling the spread of this virus depends upon all of us adhering to recommended social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines,” said Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba.

Halloween festivities end the week in Jxn, but there’s plenty of non-holiday fun to indulge in, too. Add these events to your calendar and check for additional events for this week, listed at

Karaoke Monday – Fenian’s – Monday – 9:30 am

Host, DJ Rett, brings your favorite sing-along to Fenian’s every Monday night from 9:30 pm – 1 am for the best karaoke night in town. No cover and $3 Fireball until close. Don’t forget to bring a mask. 

Halloween-Themed Events and Activities – Various Locations – Thursday-Sunday

The weekend is eerily packed with no less than TEN events for kids and adults alike. I mean, have we seen this many Halloween events at one time in Jxn? From trick-or-treating to wild animals, karaoke and haunted houses, check them all out with “Halloween in Jxn.”

Saltine Flight Night – Saltine – Thursday – 4:30 pm

Serving up a cocktail flight for you & your football crew every Thursday night from 4:30 – 8 pm for a limited time. Cocktails this week include the “Red Zone Rita,” “Pick 6 Punch,” “Tito’s Touchdown,” and “Boozy Blitz.”

District Thursdays – Live Music – The District at Eastover – Thursday – 6 pm

Join the District for live music outside on the green, this time featuring Sandujazz by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. Bring your blanket & chairs, but no coolers or outside food or drink. After all, you have many on-site choices with Cultivation Food Hall, Sal & Mookie’s and Fine & Dandy. It’s free to attend and family-friendly.

Friday Night Happy Hours – The Flamingo – Friday – 6 pm

Browse this vintage boutique and event space, play games, dance, socialize and grab a beer. The Flamingo asks that you wear masks when moving around or in crowded areas. Open until midnight.

Emo Night presented by Disco Dog Events – Hal & Mal’s – Friday 7 pm

A celebration of your favorite emo and pop punk music from the mid 2000’s-on, curated by the Dead Scene Kids and featuring a special set from The Start Up’s Brian Beattie. Tickets are available here.

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – Duling Hall – Friday 8 pm

The Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio – or as it is sometimes referred to, DLO3 – specialize in the lost art of “feel good music.” The ingredients of this intoxicating cocktail include a big helping of the 1960s organ jazz stylings of Jimmy Smith and Baby Face Willette; a pinch of the snappy soul strut of Booker T. & The M.G.’s and The Meters; and sprinkles of Motown, Stax Records, blues, and cosmic Jimi Hendrix-style guitar. This show is affected by Duling Hall’s COVID-19 policy. More details can be found here. Tickets are available here.

Football on Big Screen – The District at Eastover – Saturday – 6 pm

Live-streaming fall football games outside on the green, Saturday’s game is Ole Miss at Auburn and UK at MS State, at 6 pm. Sunday’s game features Tampa at New Orleans at 3:25 pm. No coolers or outside food or beverages: all food & drink must be purchased on property.

In The End (Linkin Park Experience) – Hal & Mal’s – Saturday – 8 pm

Fans of Linkin Park settle in for “the premier L.A.-based tribute band” at Hal & Mal’s. The band is more than spot-on music: their aim in partnering with non-profits is to openly discuss the issues surrounding mental health awareness, a fitting tribute to the late Chester Bennington. Tickets are available.