Here's to the Week Ahead

The Dixie National Rodeo - weekend 1 - comes to the Fairgrounds this weekend and more in the week ahead.

Dixie National Rodeo trick rider
Credit: MS Ag and Commerce

FEBRUARY 6 - 12

THIS IS WHY” PARAMORE GLOBAL LISTENING EVENT
Offbeat JXN
Tuesday 5 pm
Offbeat is hosting a Paramore "This is Why" global listening party, co-hosted by Dead Scene Kids with giveaways, a best Haley Williams look contest, and more. It's free.

CATHEAD JAM LINE-UP RELEASE PARTY
Duling Hall
Tuesday 6 pm
Come out to hear about this year's musical lineup for the fest, retiring after a multi-year hiatus, June 2 and 3.

SIGNING WITH ANDREW MARANISS
Lemuria
Wednesday 5 pm
From the New York Times bestselling author of "Strong Inside" comes the inspirational true story of the birth of women’s Olympic basketball at the 1976 Summer Games and the ragtag team that put US women’s basketball on the map.

ART NIGHTS | HEAR MY CRY
MS Museum of Art
Thursday 5 pm
Join the Mississippi Museum of Art for a conversation and musical performances in the special exhibition gallery "Jamal Cyrus: The End of My Beginning." Listen as Jamal Cyrus and B. Brian Foster explore the makings and evolution of Black Mississippi identity, through music, spirituality, Southern vernacular and aesthetics, followed by performances from Mississippi artists Vitamin Cea and DJ Young Venom.

VALENTINES WEEKEND AT URBAN FOXES
Urban Foxes
Friday-Sunday
Featuring a Friday concert with The Fa La La and Guiding Lights ($7), a pop-up shop and photos on Saturday, and a floral class on Sunday ($30-$35).

VALENTINE’S DINNER
Library Lounge at The Fairview Inn
On Friday, Saturday and Tuesday the 14th, the Library will have a special Valentine's menu available along with their normal menu. We recommend making a reservation for these nights.

S.T.E.M., LEAVES, AND TREES
MS Museum of Natural Science
Friday 9 am
Join us for S.T.E.M. crafts, games, and displays focused on Mississippi trees and their past and present roles in our environment. Included with museum admission.

DIXIE NATIONAL RODEO
MS Coliseum
Friday-Sunday
Randy Houser (Fri), Chancey Williams (Sat) and Mark Chestnut (Sun) perform post rodeo, after the roping, bucking, calf wrestling and barrel racing action of the award-winning "best rodeo east of the Mississippi." Tickets are available. Learn more about all the activities surrounding the Dixie National here.

BTC MARKET
Belhaven Town Center
Saturday 10 am
Find local vendors, live music, and small business pop ups and, a special fitness event with Fondren Fitness. Attending the market and participating in the fitness activity is free.

DIXIE NATIONAL PARADE
Downtown Jackson
Saturday 10:30 am
You'll find the best views around the State Capitol grounds on President, West and High Streets for this annual Dixie National tradition.

IGNITE THE NIGHT
MS Children's Museum
Saturday 7 pm
Themed "For the Love of Fun," this annual adults-only fundraiser encourages you to "come dressed in an outfit you LOVE. Prepare to fall in LOVE with music that will move you, food that will delight you, and artwork like no other." And, there's silent auction. Tickets are available.

KERWIN CLAIBORNE: THEEESE FOLKS CRAZY TOUR
Thalia Mara Hall
Saturday 7 pm
Kerwin’s hard work and eager approach to his craft have successfully launched him to stardom. His internet personalities, such as Ms. Mary, Uncle Leroy and Miss Keisha have made it easy for everyday people to relate. Kerwin hails from a small Mississippi town called Pattison. Growing up, his influences were the likes of Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, and Tyler Perry. Get tickets.

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS


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