Friday, October 12, 2012
Today, the Juried Flower Show is from 1-5 p.m. at the Mississippi Museum of Art (380 S. Lamar St.). The show continues Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.-noon and is free; call 601-960-1515. The "Time" Art Show is at 7 p.m. at Attic Gallery (1101 Washington St., Vicksburg). The event is free; call 601-638-9221. "Ragtime: The Musical" premieres at 7:30 p.m. at Mississippi College (200 Capitol St., Clinton) at Aven Fine Arts Building; runs through Oct. 21. Tickets are $15, or $10 for students and children; call 601-925-3440. The Charlie Mars Band performs at 7:30 p.m. at Duling Hall (622 Duling Ave.). Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door; call 601-292-7121 or 800-745-3000. NEEDTOBREATHE performs at 8 p.m. at Thalia Mara Hall. Tickets are $20-$25; call 800-745-3000. Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, the Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society's events at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum (1150 Lakeland Drive) include the Buddy Walk at 9 a.m. ($15) and Steve Azar's performance at 6 p.m. ($40-$50). Call 601-397-3696. Gone Krazi: A Fashion Show Experience is at 6 p.m. at the Jackson Medical Mall (350 W. Woodrow Wilson Ave.). Tickets are $8-$10; call 601-982-8467. The Mississippi Opry Fall Show is at 6 p.m. at the Pearl Community Room (2420 Old Brandon Road, Pearl). Tickets are $10, children under 18 get in free; call 601-331-6672. Preston Chamber Music Series: An Evening of Diamonds I is at 7:30 p.m. at Belhaven University Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and free for students with ID; call 601-974-6494. Brantley Gilbert performs at the Mississippi Coliseum at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets are $20-$35; call 800-745-3000. J.J. Grey and Mofro perform at 9 p.m. at Hal & Mal's. The show is for ages 18 and up and tickets are $17; call 800-745-3000. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, the Bluegrass Mass and Goat Roast is from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at St. Philip's Episcopal Church (5400 Old Canton Road). Free admission, $10 plate; call 601-956-5788. JSU Basketball Madness is at 8 p.m. at Jackson State University (1400 John R. Lynch St.) at the Williams Athletics and Assembly Center. The event is free; call 601-979-5506 or 601-979-1457. Henry Rollins performs at 9 p.m. at Duling Hall (622 Duling Ave.). Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door; call 601-292-7121 or 800-745-3000. 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.