The annual street festival includes art and food for sale, music on five stages, children’s activities and a silent auction. Come out for Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights this weekend! Cost is $10 and $1 for kids 12 and under; 5:30 Pm-9:30 PM, Saturday, August 15, 2015. The "Hottest Festival in Town" celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a night of fun for the whole family. Once again named as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for the month of August by the Southeast Tourism Society, Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights is an end-of-the-summer tradition that celebrates all things that make Greater Belhaven special including art, music, children’s activities and food. Festivities take place in the Belhaven Neighborhood on Carlisle Street, Kenwood Place and Belhaven Park.
Don't you just loveeeee pita bread? Well at pita pit you can order just about anything on a pita! With a wide ranging menu from breakfast smoothies to gyros. You won't be disappointed by their variety and delicious items. Go check them out at the Township!
Just in time for back to school! Clean out those closets & make some money for your gently used items that you or your child just can't use anymore! This is a huge bi-annual resale event featuring gently used baby, kid, teen, women and men items from all fashionable name brands including furniture and home decor. Consignors earn 65% on their items with a potential to earn up to 80%! Come out to the Madison County Multipurpose & Equine Center Thursday, August 13th, 4:00-7:30pm; Friday, August 14th, 9am-7pm; Saturday, August 15th, 8am-1pm.
Go enjoy a pop while checking out some incredible art from locals! Belhaven alumni will be presented in the Deep South Pops Art Gallery Opening on Thursday, August 13, at 6 p.m. Art by alumni: Phelan Harris, Emmi Sprayberry, and Sara Ziglar.
With the kids going back to school last week and this week, you may find yourself needing more than you bargained for with needed supplies. Academy Sports has it all! This place has been a great addition to Dogwood over the past year. They can supply you with anything from backpacks to that football helmet for that first year of pee-wee! But seriously, go check out all their new merchandise!
Ready for mimosas and some of the best French toast around? Don't hesitate to visit Another Broken Egg the next time you're in Renaissance for breakfast/brunch/lunch! This place has a great selection of menu items with omelets, benedicts, and more! Plus a vibrant atmosphere starts your day off right. Don't miss out on this seriously popular restaurant right in the heart of Renaissance shopping area.
Set up like an old fashioned speakeasy, you have to walk through Brent's Diner to get to the Apothecary. The space is cozy and intimate, with the lighting dim and the vibe chill. Craft cocktails are their specialty and they change the menu pretty often so there's always a chance to try new things! The old "apothecary" theme is really cool and goes well with the restaurant's overall vibe. A great addition to Fondren's nightlife scene!
Never visited the museum downtown? Now would be the time to start! According to different review sites, this museum is the place to go whenever you have some free time in downtown Jackson. The museum has been said to be an "overlooked jewel" of the capitol. With amazing architecture and free admission, why wouldn't you give it a shot! Check it out the next time you have some free time!
Don't miss the Children's Museum's Question It? Discover It! this Saturday, August 8 from 10 am - 2 pm for learning about Back to School Health. The museum will have guests from UMMC audiology department for on-site hearing screenings and more to make sure your child is "all ears" just in time for school. This event is free with general admission to the museum. For more info, visit their website!
Another great ice pops place has made their way to the Jackson area! Pop Culture Pops has some super yummy treats sure to cool you down while the weather is still SO hot! They will be closed this week to expand to a new kitchen and prepare to open their storefront at The Capri in Fondren. They are super excited to be in Jackson and you should be checking them out really soon!
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