Today, the City of Brandon Kaleidoscope Spring Market is from 2-7 p.m. today and March 30 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Brandon Civic Center (1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon). Enjoy shopping, food, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, a fashion show and more. Free; call 601-824-4578. Charlie Mars performs at 8:30 p.m. at Duling Hall. Cocktails at 7:30 p.m. For ages 18 and up. $15 in advance, $20 at the door; call 601-292-7121; ardenland.net. Need more options? See our Best Bets.
On Saturday, Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Animals is from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Jackson Zoo (2918 W. Capitol St.). Advance tickets only. $15, $11 children 12 and under, $5 members; call 601-352-2580; jacksonzoo.org. The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum (1150 Lakeland Drive) gives an Easter egg hunt for children ages 7 and under from 9 a.m.-noon. Includes pony and train rides, and pictures with the Easter Bunny. $6, $4 ages 3-18; call 601-432-4500. The Easter Celebration at the Mississippi Children's Museum (2145 Highland Drive) is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy an egg hunt, crafts and volcanic egg dying. $8, children 12 months and under free; call 601-981-5469. The Family Easter Bash is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Spencer Perkins Center (1831 Robinson St.). Enjoy field games, an egg hunt and music from P. Lo Jetson, Jerrell Moore and Radical Praiz, Chad Perry, Laurie Walker, Joanne Bell and more. Proceeds benefit the center's after-school program. Free admission, $5 iPad Mini raffle ticket; call 601-354-1563. The City of Jackson Easter Egg Hunt is at noon at Battlefield Park (953 Porter St.). For children ages 5-10. Bring a bag or basket. Free; call 601-960-0471. The Foolish Comedy Show with Joe Clair, Shawty Shawty, Marcus Honer and Comedian Nardo is at 9 p.m. at ISH Grill and Bar. After-party follows. $20 through March 29; foolishshow.eventbrite.com. Jazz artist Cliff Hines performs at 9 p.m. at Yellow Scarf. Purchase beer and light wine, or BYOB. $15 in advance online, $20 at door; call 347-754-0668; yellowscarf.ojahmediagroup.com. For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.
On Sunday, see works from Judd Meaders and Marcus McClamrock at Lisette's Photography and Gallery (107 N. Union St., Canton) through April 30. Free, artwork for sale; call 601-391-3066; lisette.co. 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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