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Rethreads Opening, 2021 Virtual WellsFest, and Van's CCG Anniversary and Alzheimer’s Fundraiser

Repeat Street, a Ridgeland consignment store specializing in contemporary and vintage clothing, furniture and accessories, remodeled its second building and turned it into a new clothing store called Rethreads on Tuesday, Sept. 7.

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Invisible Histories Project, MHC COVID Recovery Grants and Musical Expressions Experience

The Mississippi Museum of Art is hosting a Community Mapping Activity with the Invisible Histories Project on Friday, Sept. 10, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Pop-Up Gen Con at Van's CCG, Bricks in the Wall at Duling Hall and 2021 Mississippi Black Pages

Ridgeland comic, card and game store Van's CCG is hosting a Pop-Up Gen Con 2021 event on Saturday, Sept. 18. Gen Con is an annual tabletop game convention that features traditional pen-and-paper, board, and card games.

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Poké Stop Coming to Dogwood, Catfish Row Museum and Red Brick Roads Music & Arts Festival

Poké Stop, a restaurant that California native Rachel Phuong Le originally opened in Cultivation Food Hall at the District at Eastover in Jackson, is set to reopen in Dogwood Festival Market in Flowood later this year.

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Duling Hall Vaccination Policy, Red 8 Kitchen and SBA FAST Grants

The Duling Hall event venue in Jackson recently announced that beginning Monday, Aug. 30, visitors, staff and artists entering Duling Hall must present proof of a full-course COVID-19 vaccination.

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Jerk City Grille, Birdie’s Nourished Kitchen and Mustard Seed Backpack Blessings

Ridgeland native Wendell Brewster opened his own Caribbean fusion food truck, Jerk City Grille, in April 2021. On Friday, Aug. 6, Brewster opened a new indoor location for his restaurant on 4157 Robinson Road in Jackson.

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Mississippi Black Business Expo Bolsters City and State Economy

Mississippi Black Pages supports and promotes more than 1,000 Black-owned businesses in the state, with many based in Jackson metro. More than 200 of these businesses will attend this year’s Mississippi Black Business Expo to sell their wares.

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O Hashi Sushi, Free Admission to State Art Museums and Mississippi Boychoir

O Hashi Sushi, the latest addition to Cultivation Food Hall in Jackson, opened for business on Monday, July 26. The new restaurant features signature rolls, fried rolls, appetizers, fried ice cream and more.

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Nissan Café at Two Mississippi Museums, Habitat Tent Sale and WellsFest 2021

Nick Wallace, founder of Nick Wallace Culinary and Nick Wallace Catering and chef partner at the Capital Club of Jackson, opened a new restaurant called Nissan Café at the Two Mississippi Museums in Jackson on Tuesday, July 20.

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Mississippi Book Festival, Studios at Fondren Fitness and BRAVO! Diplomático Rum Tasting

The seventh annual Mississippi Book Festival will take place on Saturday, Aug. 21, at the State Capitol Building and grounds in Jackson from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Offbeat Read and Feed, Pacesetter Gallery and Burgers Blues Barbecue Madison

Phillip "DJ Young Venom" Rollins, owner of Offbeat in Jackson's Midtown neighborhood, is partnering with Mississippi M.O.V.E. to host a new weekly event called "Offbeat Read and Feed" as part of the Freedom Summer Project.

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JSU Japan Fest at the Museum, LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi and Tuk Tuk Boom

Jackson State University is partnering with the Mississippi Museum of Art to host the inaugural Japan Fest on Sunday, July 18, from noon to 4 p.m. at the museum.

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Northtown Pharmacy, Mississippi Championship Hot Air Balloon Race and Outlets Summer Carnival

Dr. Andrew Clark, a Jackson resident who has practiced as a pharmacist for 15 years, opened his own pharmacy called Northtown Pharmacy in northeast Jackson on June 1.

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Hattie's Chicken and Waffles, Fondren Live and Lap of Love

Carlton Brown, a Jackson-born resident of Houston, Texas, plans to open a new restaurant in south Jackson called Hattie’s Chicken and Waffles, LLC by July 23.

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District Donuts in Belhaven, AmeriCorps Classes, BeastCore Fitness and Jackson Public Pools

The Belhaven Town Center recently announced that New Orleans-based District Donuts Sliders Brew will take over the space that formerly housed Campbell's Craft Donuts during summer 2021.

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