It's the Weekend!


On Saturday, the annual arts festival FIGMENT Jackson is at noon on Wilson Street in the Midtown Arts District.

Today, Art House Cinema at Russell C. Davis Planetarium (201 E. Pascagoula St.) features the films "Jeffrey Dahmer Files" at 7 p.m. and "Area 407" at 8:30 p.m. Screenings through May 19. $10 per film; msfilm.org. The UniverSoul Circus after-party with choreographer Johnny Burgess is at 9 p.m. at Soul Wired Cafe. $5-$10; call 601-863-6378. Need more options? See our Best Bets.

On Saturday, the Dragon Boat Regatta kicks off at 9 a.m. at Old Trace Park (Post Road, Ridgeland). Includes food and a kids' zone. Free admission for spectators; call 601- 605-2554. The annual arts festival FIGMENT Jackson is at noon on Wilson Street in the Midtown Arts District. Includes a street music festival after dark. Continues May 19 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free; jackson.figmentproject.org. The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra presents Symphony on the Square from 6-9 p.m. at Historic Canton Square (Courthouse Square, Canton). Free admission; call 601- 859-5816. The roller derby bout between the Capital City Roller Girls and the Okoloosa Rollers is at 6:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart (1200 Mississippi St.). Benefits Life of Mississippi. $12, children under 12 free, $50 vendors; call 601-383-4885. The Mississippi Community Symphonic Band Grand Patriotic Concert is from 7-8:30 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church (6000 Old Canton Road). Free; call 769-218-0828. The Civil Rights Movement Commemorative Gala and Tougaloo Honors is at 7 p.m. at the Jackson Convention Complex (105 E. Pascagoula St.). Smokey Robinson performs. $200; call 601-977- 7871. Nameless Open Mic is at 9 p.m. at Suite 106. $5, $3 to perform. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.

On Sunday, the Jackson Adult Kickball League Games are from 3-7 p.m. at Legion Field (400 South Drive). Free; email [email protected] Southern Comfort Redux: Picnic by the Lake is at 5 p.m. at the Town of Livingston (129 Mannsdale Road, Madison). The event is a fundraiser for the featured chefs' trip to the James Beard House in New York. RSVP. $50; call 601-352-2322. 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.

Is something missing? To make sure your event is listed on the JFP calendars, send the information to [email protected] or [email protected], or add your event yourself. It's easy!


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