Friday, November 16, 2012
Today, the Handworks Holiday Market opens at 9 a.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart (1200 Mississippi St.); the event continues Nov. 17. Tickets are $7, children 12 and under get in free and group discounts are available; for information visit handworksmarket.com. Wolfe Studio's (4308 Old Canton Road) Holiday Open House begins at 10 a.m.; the event runs through Dec. 24. Free admission; call 601-366-1844. The Belhaven Street Arts Festival is from 5-9 p.m. on Belhaven Street. The event is free; call 601-813-4084. The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra presents "Chamber I: Haydn's 73rd" at 7:30 p.m. at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church (305 N. Congress St.). Tickets are $16; call 601-960-1565. The POUR Canned Food Drive Concert is at 9 p.m. at Abeba; benefits Genesis Food Bank. Bring three cans for a $3 discount. Tickets are $7 for ages 18-20 and $5 for ages 21 and up; find "POUR - Can Food Drive" on Facebook. Nameless Open-mic featuring Mr. Fluid is at 9 p.m. at Suite 106. $5 admission, $3 to perform; call 601-720-4640. "The Warm-up" Soul Bowl Pre-game Affair is at 10 p.m. at ISH Grill and Bar. Admission is $75 for a table of four and $100 for a VIP booth of six; for information visit thewarm-up.eventbrite.com. Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, the 12K's for the Holidays Race and Festival is at 7:30 a.m. in Fondren; the event benefits the Good Samaritan Center. Admission is $35 in advance and $40 on race day. There is also a free fun run; call 601-355-6276. The St. Jude Give Thanks Walk is at 9 a.m. at Winners Circle Park (100 Winners Circle Drive, Flowood). Fundraising is encouraged; for information email [email protected] Christmas on Ice kicks off at 10 a.m. at Baptist Health Systems, Madison Campus (401 Baptist Drive, Madison); includes a skating rink and slide. The event is open through Jan. 6. Admission is $15 (skates included); for information visit christmasonice.com. The JSU Tigers take on the Alcorn Braves at the Magnolia Heritage Classic football game at 2 p.m. at Alcorn State University (1000 ASU Drive, Lorman) at the Spinks-Casem Stadium. Ginuwine and Marsha Ambrosius perform after the game. Tickets are $25-$50 with discounts for students and children, parking is $10 and up; call 601-877-6822 or 800-745-3000. Taste of the Arts is at 7 p.m. at The Episcopal Church of the Creator (1445 Clinton-Raymond Road, Clinton). Admission is $15, Arts Council of Clinton members get it free; call 601-924-4634. The Wild Cat Behind the Scenes Tour is at 8:30 p.m. at the Jackson Zoo (2918 W. Capitol St.). The event is for ages 16 and up. Admission is $60 or $50 for members; call 601-352-2580, ext. 241. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, Jackson Irish Dancers' Mostly Monthly Ceili is at 2 p.m. at Fenian's. The event is free but donations are welcome; call 601-592-9914. 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.