Friday, May 31, 2013
Today, the Mississippi Colorists Exhibit at The Cedars Historic Home (4145 Old Canton Road) closes today. See works from 10 local artists. Free; call 601-366-5552. Tonya Boyd Cannon performs at 9 p.m. at Yellow Scarf. $15 online, $20 at the door; call 347-754-0668; yellowscarf-jackson.com. Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, the Blondes v. Brunettes Flag Football Game is at 10 a.m. at Jackson Academy (4908 Ridgewood Road). Benefits the Mississippi chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. After-party at Underground 119 at 8 p.m.; performers include the Southern Komfort Brass Band and Jarekus Singleton. $5 game (includes after-party), $10 after-party only; more at act.alz.org/bvbms. The Mississippi Youth Symphony Orchestra performs at 10:30 a.m. at the Jackson Zoo (2918 W. Capitol St.) at the Amphitheater Stage. Free with paid admission; call 601-352-2580. The IMAGICOPTER Book Signing is from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Cups Crossgates (1450 W. Government St., Suite D, Brandon). The writers' workshop and panel discussion is from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Free admission, books for sale; call 601-825-3208. The 4 the Record Swap is from noon-6 p.m. at Hal & Mal's. Early-bird admission until 2 p.m. 7even:Thirty, Tim Lee 3 and Black Atticus perform at the after-party at 7 p.m. $5 early bird, $2 general admission, $25 vendors ($10 non-refundable deposit), children under 12 free with an adult, after-party: $7 advance, $10 at door; call 601-376-9404. Take It Back, the Weekend Kids, Yet, Daggers and Common Goals perform from 2-10 p.m. at Rampage Extreme Park. $10; find Rampage Extreme Park on Facebook. Poetry and Soul is at 6 p.m. at the Jackson Medical Mall (350 W. Woodrow Wilson Ave.) in Suite 3415. Free; call 769-257-6413 or 662-380-2811. The Battle of the Bands is at 7 p.m. at Dreamz JXN (426 W. Capitol St.). Bands must register. $100 band entry fee, $10 spectators; call 601-979-3994. Nameless Open Mic is at 9 p.m. at Suite 106. $5 admission, $3 to perform; call 601-720-4640. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, the Chanelle Renee Project's Fashion Mixer VI is from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Museum of Art (380 S. Lamar St.). Enjoy a fashion showcase from local designer LaureNicole, vendors and a cocktail party featuring music from DJ Phingaprint. Clothing donations to Catholic Charities welcome. $20; thefashionmixer.net. 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.