Got Mid-Summer Blues?


For most college students, spending summer back home might seem lackluster in the light of bustling college town action. Lucky for us, local businesses and museums keep the list of exciting events in Jackson going! Here are a few of our favorite events, handpicked for the college kids!


- Museum After Hours: Uncommon Spirit

  Thursday, July 20 @ 5:30 PM - Mississippi Museum of Art


  This FREE event allows guests to visit the museum after closing hours,     and guests can hang out to listen to live music. This year, the special   pop-up menu is inspired by 1960s Southern lunch counters in accordance     with the celebration of homegrown, Mississippi activists seen in the art   displays. 



- Boxing & Kickboxing 

  Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 6-8 PM - Boxer's Rebellion - $15 per session,     $75 per month


  It's not too late to work on that summer beach bod! These classes are     taught   from the Gordon Fighting Systems and Hybrid Kickboxing Method,   and participants will learn the fundamentals of boxing and kickboxing. 



- "Ice Cream & Sorbets" Cooking Class

  Wednesday, July 12 & Saturday, July 15 @ 10 AM - Everyday Gourmet - $45


  Cool off in the summer heat with a sweet treat! Participants learn to     make butter pecan ice cream with caramel sauce, peaches & cream ice       cream, espresso ice cream, and raspberry sorbet. 



- Dance Party - Ballroom, Latin, & Swing

  Every Friday night @ 8 - 10:30 PM - Applause Dance Factory - $10 per       person high school & college students get 50% off with valid student ID!


  Learn the basics of ballroom, Latin, & swing dancing in this fun, party   environment with Applause Dance Factory instructors, or grab a partner     and go! Whether you're a novice or expert, there's a place for you at     this party!



- Bright Lights Belhaven Nights

  Saturday, August 12 @ 4:30 - 9:30 PM - Belhaven Park - $10 for adults,     $1 for kids under 12


  Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy a night of food trucks and           live music. Some of this year's entertainment include The Weeks,           Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Seratones, Cedric Burnside Project, and       many  more! 





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