Mississippi Weekend Rundown October 15th-18th, 2020

It’s the weekend ya’ll! Here are things to do this weekend in Mississippi!

Thursday, October 15

Food Truck Thursday

Stop by Trustmark Park Stadium today for Food Truck Thursday. There will be a performance by Jason Turner and a variety of food vendors from 5pm-8pm and if you want some lunch, Crooked Letter Kitchen will be out there from 11am-2pm.


1 Braves Way
Pearl, MS 39208

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Thursday, OCTOBER 15

Purple Dress Run

Grab your best purple running “dress”. The District at Eastover is hosting a 5K run/walk through Jackson to benefit Catholic Charities Shelter for Battered Families, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Plan to stay for the after-party on the Green with music by Cole, drinks (Cathead Vodka and Capital City), and edible cookie dough from 6:30-8pm! 

Register at https://raceroster.com/events/2020/33350/purple-dress-run
(Registration fee, $35) 

– Participants please line up at 5:45pm
– Pet Costume Contest at Chipper + Coco at 5:30pm 


1250 Eastover Dr

Jackson, MS 39211

Learn more here!

October 7-10, 14-17 and 21-24

MS AG Museum’s Pumpkin Adventure

Join the Ag Museum on October 7-10, 14-17 and 21-24 during the hours: 

  • Weekdays:     9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    
  • Saturdays:     9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

This event is $8 per person and free for kids under 2.

“The Museum’s Pumpkin Adventure will include the following: a hay ride around the museum grounds and Small Town, Mississippi; a delicious, complementary snack of cookies and milk, a self-guided tour of the Heritage Center Gallery; and a small pumpkin of choice to take home.” 

Learn more here!

October 10-18

Fondren Restaurant Week

Visit more than 20 locally-owned restaurants, bars, and coffee houses in Fondren for Fondren Restaurant Week, Oct 10 – 18.  Participating Restaurants are all within walking distance of each other – for a safe and socially distanced experience in Jackson’s best known arts and entertainment district. For participating restaurants Click Here!

For Special events and promotions visit @VisitFondren  on Instagram.

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October 1-31

EPLEX Haunted House

If you’re looking for some Halloween fun. The ePLEX connection city in Pearl has become a haunted house this spooky season…Scare your family and friends this Halloween!! 


200 Bass Pro Drive, Suite 200
Pearl, MS 39208

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