Here’s to the Week Ahead: Feb. 15-21
Update: Since originally publishing this early Monday morning, many plans have been changed due to the weather. Note the updates below.
Stay safe and stay warm, JXN!
Dixie National Rodeo – Mississippi Coliseum – Continues through Wednesday, February 17
The Dixie National Rodeo continues through Wednesday, February 17, with nightly competitions and musical performances from Riley Green (Wednesday). Monday’s rodeo, moved to Thursday due to weather, features a musical performance from Sawyer Brown. Tuesday’s rodeo, moved to Friday, will feature Frank Foster (Justin Moore will not perform until 2022).
Attendees can purchase tickets at the Coliseum Box Office or online at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are limited due to public health guidance, so be sure to buy your tickets in advance.
Kristin Hannah discusses her new book, The Four Winds – Virtual – Tuesday Noon
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America’s most defining eras—the Great Depression. Join the program on Zoom as Paula McClain and the author sit down for a conversation. A book purchase from Lemuria is required to receive a link to the event.
Something Blue Soiree – The Fairview Inn –
Thursday 5 p.m. (postponed until February 25, 5-8 p.m.)
Meet with Jackson’s top wedding vendors, tour The Fairview Inn and sample catering by 1908 Provisions. Admission is free and 30 brides will receive a swag bag. Sign up for a time slot and read about health & safety precautions at the ticket link.
Fauna Foodworks Presents: UltraSilk. a mixtape of slow jams and love notes – Foot Print Farms –
Friday 6 p.m. – canceled due to weather
Fauna Foodworks presents an intimate dinner featuring Chef Enrika Williams, whose latest culinary installation pays homage to the decadent love rituals and amorous weaponry of the courtship, loving and falling in love set to the opulent soundtrack of “quiet storm” jams of the late 80’s. Tickets, still available, are $70 per person.
Magnolia Sunset Markets – Foot Print Farms –
Saturday 4-7 p.m. (postponed to March 20)
“A curated urban marketplace mixed with artisans, local produce, food, and music and good times,” .Magnolia Sunset Markets is $5 per vehicle to attend and will open every third Saturday of the month 4pm – 7pm through the end of the year, weather permitting.
Ignite the Night 2021: Celebrating the Years! – Virtual – Saturday 6 p.m.
This adults-only fundraising affair will look a little different as guests receive a box from the Mississippi Children’s Museum so that you can celebrate at home. A specially crafted “Party in a Box” will provide everything you need to throw the ultimate Ignite the Night celebration. Highlighting years past, and featuring fun favors, party games, delicious fare, and a curated playlist, your Ignite the Night “Party in a Box” is sure to take you on a journey through the years. Click here to purchase a box to support the museum.
We strongly encourage you to follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the City of Jackson (facial coverings ARE 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.