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“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.
Don’t miss out on this week’s list, #JXNMS, including comedy, science, film and music. Additional events for this week are listed at fb.com/mycityjxnms.
AT&T presents Makers in Their Spaces | D’Artagnan Winford – LIVE on IG – Virtual – MON, SEP 13 AT 6 PM CDT
Join the Mississippi Museum of Art for an interactive discussion with D’Artagnan, live on Instagram. Learn more about his work and favorite pieces to date.
Night Brunch – Ecoshed – Monday 6 pm
Ecoshed Food Lab member Michael Cordell returns for an “evening brunch” experience. There is no cover and all service workers enjoy 20% off all drinks at Spacebar. Vaccination is highly encouraged but not required, but masks are mandatory at all times when not eating or drinking.
Live Music – Fondren Guitars – Wednesday-Saturday
Fondren’s instrument and lesson shop, in their new location between Fondren Public and Fondren Fitness on Old Canton Road, is also the place for live music! From 6-8 pm Wednesday, join an open jam (all musicians are welcome). Will Cockrell plays Thursday 6-8 pm) and John Causey plays Friday (7-9 pm). The week closes out with Weak Hearts & Gold Dust Mannequins, Saturday from 7-9 pm.
Science After 6 – Ecoshed – Thursday 6 pm
Kicking off the 6th annual Mississippi Science Fest, Science After 6 gives you the chance to try out-of-this-world drinks from Spacebar, taste bits and bytes from the EcoShed Food Lab, and meet Pepper, C Spire’s humanoid robot and official mascot of the award-winning MS Science Fest! C Spire’s Gaming Club will be on hand with interactive demonstrations for everyone. This is a 21+ event. Your ticket ($15) includes one drink ticket and food.
MS Science Fest – LeFleur Museum District – Saturday 9 am
Mississippi Science Fest brings the community together to celebrate careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and has introduced children of all ages to the wide variety of STEM concepts and industries that are available in Mississippi. Guests can purchase one ticket for Saturday’s festival and explore all four museums for one low ticket price of $10. Exhibitors and activities will be at all four LMD museums – the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, and the MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. Visit mssciencefest.org to purchase tickets.
The Fearless 11 Film Premiere – Mississippi Civil Rights Museum – Saturday 1 pm
In the fall of 1965, 11 black students made the voluntary decision to integrate John W. Provine High School in Jackson, Mississippi during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. Learn their untold story in this special presentation at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Free.
Something Blue Soiree – Fairview Inn – Sunday 5 pm
Meet and Greet Jacksons topP wedding vendors during an evening of planning and Prosecco! Sign up for one-hour time slots (required) here.
Comedian Steve Hofstetter – The Hideaway – Sunday 8 pm
One of YouTube’s most popular comics with over 150 million views and half a billion more on Facebook, Steve Hofstetter is also the host of Finding Babe Ruth on FS1. Hofstetter was the host and executive producer of Laughs (FOX) and he has been on CBS’ The Late Late Show, E! True Hollywood Story, Comics Unleashed, and more. He’s sold out shows in hundreds of cities and dozens of countries. Tickets are available here. This is an 18+ show.