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It's the Weekend!


On Saturday, the Capital City Roller Girls Roller Derby Game is at 6:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart.

Today, the annual Medgar Evers Homecoming kicks off with a free gospel concert at 6 p.m. at Tougaloo College (500 W. County Line Road, Tougaloo). More events through June 8; call 601-948-5835 for details. Relay for Life is at 6 p.m. at Smith-Wills Stadium (1200 Lakeland Drive). Includes a luminaria ceremony and entertainment. Benefits the American Cancer Society. $10 registration plus fundraising ($100 minimum to receive a T-shirt), fundraising goal of $1,000 for teams; call 601-622-0581. Need more options? See our Best Bets.

On Saturday, the Super 70s Smash is at 8 a.m. at Reunion Golf and Country Club (150 Greensward Drive, Madison). Tennis players ages 70 and up compete in the doubles tournament. $30 entry fee (includes lunch and a gift); call 601-605-8784; The annual grand opening of the Mississippi Roadmap to Health Equity Farmers Market (2548 Livingston Road) is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. until the week of Thanksgiving. Call 601-987-6783. Putting on the Dog is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Great Scott (4400 Old Canton Road). The benefit for Community Animal Rescue and Adoption includes a silent auction, food vendors and dogs for adoption. Free admission, dog treat or food donations welcome; call 601-497-0375 or 601-842-4404. The Capital City Roller Girls Roller Derby Game is at 6:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart (1200 Mississippi St.). $12, children under 12 free, $50 vendors; call 601-383-4885; find Capital City Roller Girls on Facebook. Fondren Theatre Workshop's 10th Anniversary Showcase is at 7 p.m. at the home of Jane and David Waugh (1330 Eastover Drive). $5; call 601-301-2281. Tightrope Escapade performs from 7-9 p.m. at Cups in Fondren (2757 Old Canton Road). All-ages show. Free; find Tightrope Escapade on Facebook. The Magnolia Ballroom Dancers' Association Monthly Dance is at 8 p.m. at Madison Square Center for the Arts (2103 Main St., Madison). $15, $10 members; call 601-
506-4591. Salsa class at 7 p.m. ($5, members free). Colt Ford performs at 10:30 p.m. at Club Magoo's. Doors open at 9 p.m. $20; call 800-745-3000. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.

On Sunday, the Pieces and Strings Quilt Exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art (380 S. Lamar St.) hangs through Sept. 1 in the public corridor. Free; call 601-960-1515. 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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