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It's the Weekend!


On Sunday, Ballet Mississippi's "The Sleeping Beauty, Act III" is at 2 p.m. at Thalia Mara Hall.

Today, the Bagwell Antiques Show and Sale kicks off today from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart (1200 Mississippi St.). Ends April 28. Admission good for all three days. $5, $3 children; call 662-231-9654. The Jackson Bike Advocates' Community Bike Ride starts at 6 p.m. at Rainbow Natural Grocery Cooperative (2807 Old Canton Road). Free; find Jackson Bike Advocates on Facebook. The Lynch Street Cultural Arts Festival kicks off with a banquet at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Temple (1072 John R. Lynch St.). $50, $500 table of 10; call 601-352-6993. Free outdoor festival April 27 at noon. Enjoy the film "Field of Dreams" at 7:30 p.m. at Belhaven Park (Poplar Boulevard). Free; call 601-352-8850. The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra presents "Chamber IV: Three Thrilling Ensembles" at 7:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Museum of Art (380 S. Lamar St.). $16; call 601-960-1565. NOTE: The Teddy Riley, Blackstreet and Dave Hollister concert at the Jackson Convention Complex has been cancelled. Need more options? See our Best Bets.

On Saturday, the Jump Start Jackson Spring Farmers Market is from 8 a.m.-noon at Battlefield Park (953 Porter St.). Enter from Highway 80. Call 601-898-0000, ext. 118. The Racing for Donation 8K Run/Walk is at 8 a.m. at Liberty Park (694 Liberty Park Drive, Flowood). Benefits the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency. The Celebration of Life Picnic follows. $25, $15 team members; email [email protected] Bike Walk Mississippi hosts the Jackson Streets Alive festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on North Congress Street between Capitol and Mississippi streets. Fitness classes at Smith Park (Yazoo St.). Free; email [email protected] iDance Ministries presents "The Dancer and The Frog" at 6 p.m. at Alamo Theater (333 N. Farish St.). $10; See the film "Black Love III" at 7 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. at Davis Planetarium (201 E. Pascagoula St.). $10; call 601-208-0965; The Mississippi Opera presents Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" at 7:30 p.m. at Belhaven University Center for the Arts (835 Riverside Drive). $50, $45 seniors, $5 students with ID; call 601-961-2300. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.

On Sunday, JFP Chef Week kicks off today and runs through May 4. Dine at participating restaurants, and proceeds go to a local charity. Call 601-362-6121, ext. 11 for details. The Bud 'n' Boilin' Crawfish Boil is from 2-8 p.m. at Cherokee Inn (1410 Old Square Road). $10, $5 ages 5 and under; call 601-362-6388. Ballet Mississippi's "The Sleeping Beauty, Act III" is at 2 p.m. at Thalia Mara Hall. $8.50-$18.50; call 601-960-1560. Seryn performs at 8 p.m. at Duling Hall. For ages 18 and up. $8 advance, $12 at the door; call 601-292-7121; Also, be sure to take some time to support a local restaurant such as Bon Ami, Two Sisters Kitchen, Julep, Cool Al's, or Cerami's. If you want more dining options, see JFP Restaurant Listings and the Menu Guide.

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