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It's the Weekend!

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On Saturday, Arts Klassical's Music from the Soul and Poetry Reading is from 7-10 p.m. at the Jackson Medical Mall in the Community Room.

Today, the Home Show kicks off at 10 a.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart (1200 Mississippi St.); runs through March 10. Includes home and garden exhibitions. $7; call 601-362-6501. The March Art Show featuring works from Tony Saladino and Stacey Johnson is from 5-7 p.m. at Fischer Galleries (3100 N. State St., Suite 101). Free; call 601-291-9115. The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra presents "Chamber III: Baroque!" at 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral (305 E. Capitol St.). $16; call 601-960-1565. The musical "Always Patsy Cline" is at 7:30 p.m. at Parkside Playhouse (101 Iowa Blvd., Vicksburg); runs through March 10. $12, $10 seniors 55 and older, $8 students, $5 children ages 12 and under; call 601-636-0471. Need more options? See our Best Bets.

On Saturday, the Jackson Metro Cyclists' First Flora Ride is at 8 a.m. at the Old Train Depot (4828 Main St., Flora). Ride 20, 35 or 63 miles. $10 in advance, $15 race day, free for members ($25 membership); call 601-876-8686; jacksonmetrocyclist.com. The Jackson Young Lawyers Association's Legal Beagle 5K is at 8:15 a.m. at Regions Bank, Northeast Jackson (1455 Jacksonian Plaza). Includes a one-mile fun run. $20 in advance or fun run, $25 race day; call 601-856-9884. Arts Klassical's Music from the Soul and Poetry Reading is from 7-10 p.m. at the Jackson Medical Mall (350 W. Woodrow Wilson Ave.) in the Community Room. Performers include Nellie Mack, Sunny Ridell, and student poets. $20; call 662-380-2811 or 769-257-6413. The Mississippi Community Symphonic Band and the Mississippi Swing perform at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (6000 Old Canton Road). Free; call 601-605-2786. The Magnolia Ballroom Dancers' Association Monthly Dance is 8-11 p.m. at Madison Square Center for the Arts (2103 Main St., Madison). $15, $10 members; call 601-506-4591. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.

On Sunday, The artist reception for the Ask 4 More Arts JPS Exhibit is from 2-4 p.m. at the Arts Center of Mississippi (201 E. Pascagoula St.); hangs through March 28. Also see the Goodwill Art Show in the main galleries. Free; call 601-960-1557. 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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