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Thousands gather for an evening of family fun in Belhaven for the annual Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights event.
Thousands gather for an evening of family fun in Belhaven for the annual Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights event.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 6:00 PM
JACKSON — The Hottest Festival in Town celebrates its 12th Anniversary with a night of fun for the whole family here this Saturday.  
    Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights showcases Jackson’s most artistic, eclectic neighborhood and its businesses by giving festivalgoers a spectacular summer party celebrating everything that is good about the South, Mississippi and Jackson. The festival has been named a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for the month of August by the Southeast Tourism Society.
  • This is a poll with awards in over 20 categories where the community votes for the best customer service, local business owner, restaurant, etc. Experience an evening of vendors showcasing their items, wine tasting, restaurant sampling, and door prizes. Live entertainment will include Salsa Mississippi, Gena & David Steele of Steele Heart, and Jazz singer Pamela Confer & Jazz Beautiful
  • Pink Tie Party for the Cure
    Celebrate the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Pink Tie Party for the Cure, benefitting the Central Mississippi Steel Magnolias Affiliate of Susan G. Komen on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5:30-10 p.m. at the Mississippi Ag Museum.
  • 13th Annual Scholarship Awards & Gospel Celebration Aug. 28

    “The purpose of this music celebration each year is to recognize individuals who have made significant musical contributions to Madison County and abroad”, said Cynthia Goodloe Palmer, Founder and President of the Canton Gospel Music Association. “It is fitting that Canton with its rich heritage, deep spiritual roots and strong church affiliations hosts an event to honor one of music’s finest genres.”
  • The Ridgeland Public Library has programming for babies through adults this Spetmeber. September is Library Card Sign-Up month, so the library encourages patrons to sign up for a library card or update their existing account.  People who have lost your card, you may receive a replacement card at no cost during September.

    This month’s activities for the adults include:
  • The 30th annual Gluckstadt GermanFest is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 25,  from 11:00 a.m.-5 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located off Interstate 55 north of Madison. Take Exit 112 at Gluckstadt and go west three-tenths of a mile on Gluckstadt Road to Calhoun Road.  Admission and parking are free.
  • BEST BET/Mississippi Craft Show
    Over 1,000 years of combined crafting experience come together all under one roof at the 5th annual Mississippi Craft Show. Showcasing the handcrafting excellence of Mississippi artisans the event will span two days on Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28, 2016 at the Trade Mart, State Fairgrounds in Jackson.
  • Nourish Your Noggin

    This is a seven-week educational series on the third Thursday of every month till August. The event promotes the importance of understanding how to keep our Brains Healthy As We Age by offering various speakers presenting thought provoking information on changing the way we think about brain health.
  • Madison County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority   recognized for distinguished awards at Southern Regional Conference
    The Madison County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is the recipient of several awards of distinction presented during the sorority’s 90th Southern Regional Conference in Kissimmee, Florida.
  • MC Law welcomes the Class of 2019
    Mississippi College School of Law recently welcomed 135 new students to campus for the fall semester. The Class of 2019, comprised of J.D. applicants from 20 states and 50 undergraduate institutions, began classes at MC Law in downtown Jackson on August 15, 2016.
  • The 5th Annual Mississippi Craft Show
    Over 1,000 years of combined crafting experience come together all under one roof at the 5th annual Mississippi Craft Show. Showcasing the handcrafting excellence of Mississippi artisans the event will span two days on Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28, 2016 at the Trade Mart, State Fairgrounds in Jackson.
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