Here's to the Week Ahead

PGA Golf, Pride and more, all in the week ahead.

A golfer swings behinds a sign that reads Sanderson Farms Championship and Fed Ex
The Country Club of Jackson is home to the Sanderson Farms Golf Championship each fall. Image: Damien Blaylock

SANDERSON FARMS PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
Country Club of Jackson

Wednesday-Sunday
The 2022 Sanderson Farms Championship tees off September 26 at the Country Club of Jackson in the City With Soul with “open to the public” events beginning Wednesday. A field of 144 players will compete for a $7 million purse, $1,322,200 million of that to the winner. Sam Burns will defend his title at the 55th Sanderson Farms Championship. Find tickets and the full schedule here.

COMING HOME WITH PRIDE
Millsaps College
, The Faulkner and the Two Mississippi Museums
Thursday-Sunday
A family-friendly weekend celebrating Pride in the City With Soul featuring a film screening and panel, homecoming dance party, 5k run, festival, Rita Brent comedy show, drag show with Silky Nutmeg Ganache and Big Freedia in concert. Most activities are free!

2ND ANNUAL DISTRICT DASH, DONUTS, AND DRAFTS CHALLENGE
The District at Eastover

Thursday 5:30 pm
This unique event consists of a 1 mile chip-timed race, a donut mile, a beer mile, and a team beer mile relay. Stick around for live music on The District Green space. Register here.

RUM SOCIAL TASTING
BRAVO!
Thursday 5:30 pm
This tasting event will include five popular rums, and a cocktail bar, with one of BRAVO!'s favorite special guests, Chris Orr. RSVP here.

SPLLIT WITH CLITTER CRITTERS AND FATHER THING
CS's

Thursday 8 pm
Spllit (Baton Rouge), Clitter Critters (JXN) and Father Thing (JXN) play live. $7 cover, doors at 8 pm.

DELVON LAMARR ORGAN TRIO
Duling Hall

Friday 7 pm
Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio—or as it is sometimes referred to, DLO3—specialize in the lost art of “feel good music.” The ingredients of this intoxicating cocktail include a big helping of the 1960s organ jazz stylings of Jimmy Smith and Baby Face Willette; a pinch of the snappy soul strut of Booker T. & The M.G.’s and The Meters; and sprinkles Motown, Stax Records, blues, and cosmic Jimi Hendrix-style guitar. Tickets are available.

RETURN OF TUCKA, WILLIE CLAYTON AND MS. JODY
Thalia Mara Hall

Friday 7:30 pm
It's the return of TUCKA The King of Swing, Willie Clayton, The King of Soul and the beautiful, Ms. Jody, the Queen of Soul ALL LIVE IN CONCERT with a special performance by Brady C. Smart and DJ Big O. Tickets available.

I KNOW WHAT YOU MADE LAST SUMMER
Urban Foxes

Saturday 11 am
The creative force of IKWYMLS is back, and they are bringing a killer vendor line up to Urban Foxes for this artist market. There are nearly two-dozen artists that plan to participate.

ONGOING EXHIBITIONS


This blog post is typically updated weekly no later than Monday morning at 9 am reflecting the upcoming week's events. This blog is not all-encompassing of the week's events. Additional events can often be found on our events calendar or listing of annual events. Event dates, times and locations are subject to change. Visit Jackson nor its associated brands are responsible for presenting any event unless otherwise noted. Always check with individual event promoters, entities and locations to confirm the event is still scheduled.

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