Events

Tradition Meets Legend: A Cake for Willie

Tradition Meets Legend: A Cake for Willie

Earlier this month, country legend Willie Nelson played Jackson. We kept seeing Twitter and Facebook posts about a cake from Fondren’s own Campbell’s Bakery. We asked owner Mitchell Moore what it was all about and how it came to be… Miss 103 is celebrating their 30 year anniversary all year long and the culmination was […]

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Fab Plans Patriotic Celebration for After 5

Fab Plans Patriotic Celebration for After 5

Save some celebration from your Independence Day weekend for 5-8pm on July 7. That’s the date of the Fondren Association of Businesses Fabulous Fondren Freedom Fest on the great lawn at Duling (next to Babalu.) Last year’s event was a big hit for children and parents alike with carnival games, dunking booth, space jumps, cotton candy, […]

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The MARKET to Debut New Home Tomorrow

The MARKET to Debut New Home Tomorrow

Come ice down at The MARKET in Fondren tomorrow from 9am – 1pm in the new location at Duling Avenue and Old Canton Road.  The first 20 children will be treated to free SnowBiz snowcones and the first 20 adults will be treated to free homemade gourmet ice pops from Sweet Lime’s Homemade Pops!  Plus, […]

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Broadmeadow to Host Annual 4th Parade

Broadmeadow to Host Annual 4th Parade

The Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association will host its annual 4th of July parade on Monday, July 4th.  The event begins at 10:00 a.m. in the Broadmeadow United Methodist Church parking lot. The theme for this year’s parade is Hawaiian luau. All friends and neighbors are welcome to participate in this fun annual event.  And, costumes are […]

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Budding Talent: Fondren Ripe With Music

Budding Talent: Fondren Ripe With Music

Pull up a chair. You have a front row seat for the next big thing, right here in Fondren. For a town that boasts of its rich musical history, the future looks promising, too. Local musicians, bloggers and instructors agree: these kids can shred! And they have plenty of places to hone their craft or […]

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‘Help’ Author Stockett at Lemuria Wednesday

‘Help’ Author Stockett at Lemuria Wednesday

Jackson native and ‘Help’ author Kathryn Stockett comes home Wednesday May 25 to sign copies of her New York Times best selling book and soon to be Dreamworks motion picture. The event takes place at 5pm at Lemuria Books in Banner Hall. Stockett used the Greater Belhaven neighborhood extensively for the setting of her first […]

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Zippity Weekend Raises Nearly $60k for Batson

Zippity Weekend Raises Nearly $60k for Batson

In what is being touted as a “classic example of synergy,” the Zippity Doo Dah weekend two months ago has raised $59,655 for Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Fondren. In a presentation made on Tuesday, Sweet Potato Queen Jill Conner-Browne handed over the monies to Batson’s Chief Nursing Officer Terri Gillespie. Sal and Mookie’s […]

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Fondren Art Gallery to Offer Adult Classes

Fondren Art Gallery to Offer Adult Classes

Do you want to unleash your inner creative spirit? Then it’s time for you to pick up a pencil, piece of chalk and brush and begin art classes with Richard McKey. Starting Thursday June 9 (except first Thursdays), 6 pm – 8 pm, there will be an adults only class for beginners at Fondren Art […]

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Mayor: Fondren Model for Success

Mayor: Fondren Model for Success

Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson was full of praise for the people of Fondren at tonight’s meeting of the Fondren Association of Businesses. The group met at Fondren Hall – the former Primos in North Fondren – where Johnson was the guest of honor and spoke at length to laud the neighborhood. “If ever there was […]

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SkateMS to Release Double CD on May 28

SkateMS to Release Double CD on May 28

The SkateMS Foundation celebrates the release of the “Kids Need Fresh Air” 2CD compilation at Sneaky Beans, 2-9 pm, Saturday, May 28. The all-ages event features live music from bands showcased on “Kids Need Fresh Air” as well as ramps for the skaters. The musical lineup ranges from indie to punk to hip-hop, including: Fifth […]

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