If you didn’t know by now, the Fondren district in Jackson Mississippi is experiencing a renaissance of sorts. From the nostalgic face of the buildings to the allure of walking-distance hot spots, and an even hotter music scene, the area is garnering lots of attention. Mississippi Roads (MPB/PBS) featured Fondren in an episode which originally aired on October 9, 2014. Continue reading Video – Mississippi Roads: Fondren, Food Trucks, Peaches Restaurant
What: 115th Annual Mississippi State Fair
When: October 1-12, 2014. Gates open at 5:00 pm Wednesday October 1, 2014
Where: Mississippi State Fairgrounds (1207 Mississippi St., Jackson, MS 39202)
- The Spinners
- Brantley Gilbert
- Marshall Tucker Band
- The Charlie Daniels Band
- Thompson Square
- Blue Oyster Cult
- Mary Wilson
Ticket info, parking & ride specials:
Hashtags: No official hashtags as of opening day. Share your own fair hastag(s) on the Mississippi State Fair’s facebook page (link below).
- traditional fair food and drink
- Free App
- Fun Guide
- Car Finder
- Full calendar/schedule of events
- Fair Map
- Social Media
- Photo Gallery and link to submit your own
- Nearby Attractions
- and more
Other Relevant links:
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JACKSON- On Wednesday, September 24, 2014, rapper T.I. (Clifford Harris) was in town to deliver an inspiring message to the youth of the capital city. Making stops at Northwest Middle School and Forest Hill High School, T.I. urged students to “become positive influences within the community.” In a ceremony at city hall Mayor Tony Yarber presented the rapper with the key to the city for his efforts to end violence among the youth and for his positive influence despite his own run-ins with the law. Get more coverage of the event through the links below. What do you think? Should T.I. have received the key to the city?
Morgan Casting is excited to be the local casting company for the upcoming feature film, THE HOLLARS, due to shoot in Jackson, MS this summer (commencing mid July). The SAG production stars Continue reading Casting Call: The Hollars
For the past 24 years, nobody has celebrated southern history by way of a combination of books, film, music, food, lectures, and other entertainment quite like the Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the conference, and its theme alone- Continue reading The 25th Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration
Two entrepreneurs from Mississippi waded into the Shark Tank Friday night and it wasn’t a good look, at least not in the beginning.
Jamie Lynn Spears was at Duling Hall in Jackson Mississippi Saturday night singing for fans, old classmates and friends alike.