Join our friends at the Children's Museum THIS Saturday, Feb. 28th from 10-4 for a special Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday Celebration! You will be accompanied by Thing 1 and Thing 2 for an afternoon full of fun activities including green eggs & ham demonstrations, Dr. Seuss story readings, oobleck experiments, tons of crafts, and even a Lorax mustache! All activities are free with paid admission to the museum. This amazing family friendly event is sponsored by Paul Moak Subaru and Whole Foods in Jackson. Bring the kiddos and enjoy the day! Check out the Mississippi Children's Museum site for even more info and a list of activities.
Wakarusa Music Festival will be February 26 at Duling Hall in Jackson, MS. Doors open at 7:00 PM and show starts at 8:00 PM. All ages are welcome! Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. A $3.00 charge will be collected at the door from all ticket holders under the age of 21. Other tickets are $10.00 and can be found on TicketMaster. Show Presented in part by Capital City Beverage, Cathead Vodka, A2Z Printing & Find It In Fondren. Come support local artists and enjoy live music at Duling Hall!
Belhaven presents the most outstanding student performances from music department from the past few months in one concert. There will be a variety of music and an atmosphere of excellence as these students take the stage and present their gifts to the audience. Come out and support one of your great surrounding universities! Complimentary admission. Event is February 24, 7:30-9:30 in the Concert Hall at Belhaven University. Doors open at 7!
The Mississippi Museum of Art opens their doors after hours once a month and partners with local artists, musicians, and other organizations for a one-night "pop-up" exhibition and social event. This event gives exposure to working artists, musicians, and organizations and help bring together creatives and entrepreneurs. Tonight the pop-up exhibit will feature original work from artists of The Wolfe Studio. Funding for Museum After Hours will be provided by Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. This event is free to the public with a cash bar. The event goes from 5:30pm-7:30pm so go out and support this incredible cause!
Zeek'z House of Gyros have finally opened their doors to all of us Greek foodies awaiting their arrival. The restaurant is located in the strip next to WalMart on Lakeland Drive. The menu features many kinds of gyros and wraps! They also have great options of appetizers such as Hummus (YUM) and a feta cheese plate. The salad options are fantastic and the desserts are fresh! The restaurant will also feature live music and cold beer every Thursday night! So if you're like me and love Greek cuisine, go try Zeek'z! You will not be disappointed.
Fat Tuesday is just one of the many celebrations of Mardi Gras that everyone loves but especially us "southerners". If you're not burnt out on king cake and looking for more New Orleans dishes, you should check out Fat Tuesday's in Ridgeland! You can find anything on the menu from the "best" shrimp po-boy in town, to red beans & rice, gumbo, and more. They even make their very own comeback sauce! Family owned and operated, it should be your next stop for Cajun cuisine. (Image from website below) http://fattuesdaysrestaurant.com/home
The Dixie National Rodeo is the largest professional rodeo east of the Mississippi. The rodeo itself is produced by Smith, Harper, and Morgan Rodeo Company and hosted by the Mississippi Fair Commission. This historically huge event takes place every year at the Mississippi fair grounds. It has been nominated as one of the top 5 large indoor rodeos of the year for the past five years. The event is not only for showing off livestock and some amazing talent, but to also host various entertainment starting from the first night all the way to the last night. For a schedule of events and tickets, check out www.dixienational.org !
A re-blog from an awesome site we follow. Check out these Tuesday Tips from The Happy Go Lucky Blog! Ever seen something and thought.."Why didn't I think of that?!" This lady has some amazing tips to try to make life a little bit easier. Check it out here: http://www.happygoluckyblog.com/2014/06/didnt-think-tuesdays-tips.html
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