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It's the Weekend!


On Saturday, An Evening with Rickie Lee Jones performs at 9 p.m. at Duling Hall.

Today, "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" Film Screening is at 3:15 p.m. at St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral (305 E. Capitol St.). The Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Mississippi host the event. The film is about a black Michigan family's experiences during a summer trip to see family in Birmingham in the summer of 1963. Free; call 601-354-1535; Rickey Smiley performs stand-up comedy at 7 p.m., at Jackson Convention Complex (105 E. Pascagoula St.). $25; call 800-745-3000. Need more options? See our Best Bets.

On Saturday, Christmas on Ice is until Jan. 5 at Baptist Health Systems, Madison Campus (401 Baptist Drive, Madison). $15 ice skating and ice slide (rental skates included), concerts and Christmas Story Trail free; call 601-500-5970; Bob Ross Painting Class is from 3-7 p.m. at Hobby Lobby (200 Ridge Way, Flowood). Michael Hughes, a Bob Ross certified landscape, floral, and wildlife art instructor, offers the class. Sessions are also available on color theory and composition. Registration required. $60 landscape and floral, $75 wildlife, $20 supply rental; call 601-214-5268; email [email protected] Great Southern 8 Wrestling Tournament is at 7 p.m. at Mississippi National Guard Armory, Clinton (1500 E. Northside Drive, Clinton). The meet and greet is at 6:30 p.m. $12, $8 ages 6-12, free for ages 0-5; call 601-813-6767. Jackson Roller Disco: Electric Boogaloo Edition is at 9 p.m. at Funtime Skateland of Clinton (931 Highway 80 E., Clinton). For ages 21 and up. Skate rental included. $12; call 601-924-6500; email [email protected] An Evening with Rickie Lee Jones performs at 9 p.m. at Duling Hall (622 Duling Ave.). $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Call 601-292-7121; For more events, check out the JFP Events Calendar.

On Sunday, Yoga for Nonviolence is from 2-3:30 p.m., at Tara Yoga Studio (Energy in Motion, 200 Park Circle, Suite 4, Flowood). The annual collective yoga session is a fundraiser for the Center for Violence Prevention. $10; call 601-720-2337; email [email protected]; Ultimate Gospel Artist Showcase is at 7 p.m. at New Jerusalem Church (5708 Old Canton Road). Aspiring artists showcase their talents in front of a panel of industry judges. Winners get cash prizes and an opportunity to perform during the 2014 YESLORD Radio event in Nashville. Free for spectators, $75-$175 registration; call 206-5844; email [email protected]; 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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