Party all Weekend

Saturday Morning: Zoo Neighborhood Clean-up, 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
This event is being hosted by the Zoo Area Progessive Partnership and volunteers will meet in front of the Jackson Zoo for assignments. JSU students will get community service hours for participating. To volunteer or for more information contact Heather Ivery at or at 601-503-3753.

Saturday: 8th Annual Creative Arts Festival, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Chuck D of Public Enemy, 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, to keynote Creative Arts Festival: The Legacy of Freedom Summer at 10:45 a.m. in the JSU Student Center Theater. For more information, visit the Margaret Walker Center’s website at or contact the Center’s staff at 601-979-2055 or

Saturday: JSU Blue and White football game: 1:00 p.m.
The general public is invited to the Tiger Fest football game beginning at 1 pm. The full-day event will consist of food, fun, music and sports, including musical entertainment by artists Larry Johnson and Beasty Tunes, and several other musical acts.General admission is free for kids ages 10 and under. For ages 11 through 14 admission is $5. For persons 15 and over admission is $10. Admission is free for JSU students with ID.The cost is $25 for tailgaters, $50 for RV’s and $50 for vendors.Gates open at 8 a.m. For more information, call 601-362-0866.

Sunday: Zoo Blues, Gates open at 2:00 p.m.
zoo blues
Performers include Mel Waiters, Lenny Williams, Eddie Cotton, Pat Brown and J-Wonn. Concessions sold. Coolers, blankets and lawn chairs welcome. No glass bottles or outside food permitted.
Where: Jackson Zoo, Jackson
Cost: $20, ages 5 and under free
Contact Phone: 601-352-2580 or 800-745-3000

Ok if all those events don’t make you do the happy dance, maybe this video produced by JSU will make you happy!

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2 Comments on Party all Weekend

  1. Thanks for the ZooBrew Shout out!


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