Friday, December 7, 2012
Today, the pop-up art sale "Priced to Move: Volume 3" kicks off at 5 p.m. at Sneaky Beans (2914 N. State St.). Buy affordable local art from several artists, and enjoy music from Blue Satch, Ming Donkey and Melvin Priester. The sale continues Dec. 8 at 10 a.m.; Skipp Coon, the Swamp Babies, Coke Bumaye and Spacewolf perform at 8 p.m. No cover; find "Priced to Move: Volume 3" on Facebook. Salsa Mississippi (605 Duling Ave.) gives a Christmas party at 7 p.m. Bring snacks, a $10 dirty Santa gift and dance music. Call 601-213-6355. The Alamo Theater Benefit Concert is at 7 p.m. at Alamo Theater (333 N. Farish St.). Dorothy Moore, Jazz Beautiful with Pam Confer and Scott Albert Johnson perform. Admission is $10; call 601-352- 3365. First Friday Jxn is at 10 p.m. at ISH Grill and Bar. Wear upscale attire. For ages 21 and up. Tickets are $10 and up; email [email protected] Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, Divas 4 Charity hosts the Chic Exclusive Holiday Trunk Show at noon at the King Edward Hotel. Proceeds benefit Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital. VIP showing at 10 a.m. Tickets are $5, $20 for VIP (limit of 50, advance tickets only); call 508-44-DIVAS. The Mississippi Girlchoir Christmas Concert is at 5 p.m at Wesley Biblical Seminary (787 E. Northside Drive). Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at the door; call 601-981-9863. NuRenaissance's Art Showing and Gala for Kumi Mwaka Sherehe is at 7 p.m. at North Midtown Arts Center (121 Millsaps Ave.). The event is free; email [email protected] The Magnolia Ballroom Dancers' Association's monthly dance is at 8 p.m. at Madison Square Center for the Arts (2103 Main St., Madison). $15, $10 members; call 601-506-4591. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, the annual Champagne tasting is at 4 p.m. at BRAVO! Italian Restaurant and Bar (4500 Interstate 55 N.). Admission is $79; call 601-982-8111 or email [email protected] to RSVP. The Soulful Messiah Celebration youth concert is at 4 p.m. at Jackson Medical Mall (350 W. Woodrow Wilson Ave.). Tickets are $20, $5 for youth 18 and under, infants and toddlers free; call 769-251-1408. The GenerationNXT Indie Concert Series: T.A.P.S. Edition is at 6 p.m. at Dreamz JXN. Performers include Shayla T., James Crow and the dance troupe KamikazCrew. $10 cover. The Lessons and Carols Service is at 6 p.m. at St. Philip's Episcopal Church (5400 Old Canton Road); reception follows. The event is free; call 601-956-5788. Also, be sure to take some time to support a local restaurant such as Bon Ami, Two Sisters Kitchen, Julep, Cool Al's, or Cerami's. If you want more dining options, see JFP Restaurant Listings and the Menu Guide.