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It's the Weekend!

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On Saturday, the Zippity Doo Dah Parade is at 7 p.m. in Fondren. See the Sweet Potato Queens and the Budweiser Clydesdales.

Today, The Unzipped Runway Fashion Show is at 11 a.m. at the Hilton Jackson (1001 E. County Line Road). Lunch included. Seating limited. Tickets held at will call. $55; zddparade.com. Fight Before Surrender, Triple Stitch, Tonight Forever and more perform from 6-10 p.m. at Rampage Extreme Park (931 Highway 80 W.). $7; rampagextremepark.com. Need more options? See our Best Bets.

On Saturday, The Zippity Doo Dah Character Breakfast is from 8-10 a.m. at Walker's Drive-in (3016 N. State St.). Meet Scooby Doo, Ronald McDonald and other characters. Proceeds benefit Friends of Children's Hospital. Seating limited. $15; zddparade.com. The Mississippi Pokémon Trading Card Game State Championships is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy (3791 Highway 468 W., Pearl). Free; call 601-720-6029; pokemon.com/play. The annual Street Carnival is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Sal & Mookie's. Proceeds from game tickets and food sales benefit Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital. Visit salandmookies.com (includes online silent auction). The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi Easter Egg Hunt is from 10-11 a.m. at Highland Village (4500 Interstate 55 N.) at center court. For ages 8 and under. Arrive early. Proceeds benefit Camp Kandu. $5 donation; call 877-DFM-CURE. The stage play "Behind the Pulpit" is at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Word and Worship Church (6286 Hanging Moss Road). $25 3 p.m. show, $30 8 p.m. show; call 601-713-3597 (after 6 p.m. day of show) or 800-745-3000. The Zippity Doo Dah Parade is at 7 p.m. in Fondren. See the Sweet Potato Queens and the Budweiser Clydesdales. Visit zddparade.com. Gospel hip-hop artist Daniel "MasterPEACE" Jones and Hahkua perform at 7 p.m. at Soul Wired Cafe. $5. DJ Young Venom, DJ Stephen Urquel and DJ Phingaprint play hits from Rick James, Prince and Michael Jackson at the RPM Party at 9 p.m. at Duling Hall. For ages 18 and up. $8 in advance, $10 at the door; call 601-292-7121. The Power of the Mic Comedy Show is at 10 p.m. at Suite 106. $5; call 646-801-1275. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.

On Sunday, Nick's JAMboree and Crawfish Boil is at 11 a.m. at Nick's Restaurant (3000 Old Canton Road). Edwin McCain headlines the concert. $10 at the door; call 601-981-8017. The Detectives Mystery Dinner Theatre presents "When Cletus Met Elizabeth" at 7 p.m. at Anjou (361 Township Ave., Ridgeland). RSVP. For ages 18 and up. $49; call 601-937-1752. Zoo Blues is at 4 p.m. at the Jackson Zoo (2918 W. Capitol St.). Performers include Willie Clayton, Cupid, Floyd Taylor and T.K. Soul. No tents, glass containers or outside food. $25; call 601-352-2580 or 800-745-3000. The fashion show "Reserved: The Fashion Report" is at 7 p.m. at North Midtown Arts Center (121 Millsaps Ave.). Includes items from local designers and boutiques. $10-$15; call 601-278-4169, 601-906-2713 or 601-372-3290. 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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