Friday, August 30, 2013
Today, Weedstock 2 is from 8-10 a.m. at Fondren Business District. Volunteers de-weed the district and exchange the weeds for gift certificates at Rainbow Natural Grocery Cooperative (2807 Old Canton Road). Free; call 601-366-1602; rainbowcoop.org. The opening reception for the art exhibit "For My People: A Tribute" is from 6-8 p.m. at Gallery1 (One University Place, 1100 John R. Lynch St., Suite 4). The art exhibit celebrates the lives of artist Elizabeth Catlett and author Margaret Walker. Free; call 601-960-9250; jsums.edu/gallery1. Alternative Christian-rock band SOMETHINGPOSITIVE performs at 7:30 p.m. at Belhaven University Center for the Arts (835 Riverside Drive) in the concert hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. Free; call 601-974-6494; belhaven.edu. Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, Eastside Son Run is at 7 a.m. at Mac & Bones Golf and Grill (1 Mac and Bones Blvd., Pearl). Registration required. $20 in advance, $25 race day, $15 fun run and ghost runners; call 601-942-1887; email [email protected]; eastsidebaptist.org. Homebuyer Education Class is from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Jackson Housing Authority Homeownership Center (256 E. Fortification St.). Registration required. The class is required to qualify for a Jackson Housing Authority loan. Free; call 601-398-0446. Pour III is from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. at Kemistry Sports Bar and Hookah Lounge (3716 Interstate 55 N., Unit 2). SysOps Crew, Radiologix Mark Lewis, Unkl Ryan, Skin_E Fingaz, Rob Roy and Monoxide perform. For ages 18 and up. $10; call 713-1500; find "POUR III-stopcmv.org-BENEFIT/EDM DJ SHOWCASE" on Facebook. Ice Treat Enrichment Day is from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Jackson Zoo (2918 W. Capitol St.). See the animals enjoy frozen treats. Free with admission; call 601-352-2580; jacksonzoo.org. Blues & Bones is at noon at F. Jones Corner (303 N. Farish St.). Registration required for contests. $10, children under 12 free, $25 Blues Challenge entry fee, $100 barbecue contest entry fee; call 601-613-7377 (Blues Challenge), or 601-212-7989 or 601-955-9078 (cooking competition, etc.); fjonescorner.com. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, Darius Rucker, Russell Dickerson and Liz Davis perform at the C Spire Concert Series at 6 p.m. at C Spire Green Space (1018 Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland). $30-$60; call 800-745-3000. SippHop Summer Jam 2 is from 7 p.m.-11:30 p.m. at Dreamz JXN (426 W. Capitol St.). 5th Child, Kerry Thomas, Savvy & Gutta, Camino and Rashad Street perform. Tickets available at T-Mobile on County Line Road. $10, $20 VIP, $30-$45 all-access pass; call 601-724-8953; eventbrite.com/event/7601766087. 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.