Friday, October 5, 2012
Today, the Mississippi Minority Business Alliance Awards Gala is from 6-8 p.m. at Hilton Jackson (1001 E. County Line Road). Tickets are $125; call 601-965-0366. The Millsaps Singers perform at 7:30 p.m. at Millsaps College (1701 N. State St.). The event is free; call 601-974-1422. Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, the 4 the Record Swap is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at North Midtown Arts Center (121 Millsaps Ave.). Normal admission is $2 ($5 early bird), $25 for vendors (must register), and children under 12 get in free; for information visit 4therecordswap.com. The Mississippi Museum of Art's (380 S. Lamar St.) Town Creek Arts Festival, a JFP-sponsored event, is at 10 a.m. The event is free; call 601-960-1515. The Euro Fest Auto and Motorcycle Show is from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Renaissance (1000 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland). The event is free; for information visit euro-fest.net. The "Tats for Ta-tas" bikini bike and car wash is at 11 a.m. at Eternal Body Art (361 Interstate 55 S.). Benefits breast cancer programs. $10 for bikes and $20 for cars and trucks; call 601-346-5963. The Mississippi Walk for Diabetes is at 2 p.m. at Southern Farm Bureau (1401 Livingston Lane). Admission is $20 and up; for information visit msdiabetes.org. The Mississippi Funk Summit is at 6 p.m. at Underground 119. The event is for ages 18 and up. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door; call 800-745-3000. Benjamin Cone III and Worship performs at 6:30 p.m. at Anderson United Methodist Church South (1315 W. McDowell Road). Admission is $10. The Manhattan Short Film Festival is at 7 p.m. at Davis Planetarium (201 E. Pascagoula St.). Tickets are $8; for information visit manhattanshort.com. The Brock McGuire Band performs at 7 p.m. at St. Richard Catholic Church (1242 Lynwood Drive). Benefits local sobriety houses. Tickets are $10-$15; call 601-946-0578. Mississippi Witness Cancer Survivors' Project's Pink Ribbon Gala is at 7 p.m. at Regency Hotel. Tickets are $50; call 601-576-7466 or 601-316-7091. Nameless Open-mic is at 9 p.m. at Suite 106. Admission is $5, $3 to perform. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, the Jackson Jamboree is from 1-6 p.m. at Spencer Perkins Center (1831 Robinson St.). Switchfoot, the Mississippi Mass Choir, Dathan Thigpen and Vernon Moore perform. Tickets are $7 or $5 for children 12 and under; call 601-354-1563. The GenerationNXT Indie Concert Series is at Dreamz JXN. 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.