Events in Jackson, MS- September 2012


Discover the Dinosaurs
September 14-16
Jackson Convention Complex, 105 E. Pascagoula Street
The goal of Discover the Dinosaurs is to create a fun environment of learning and activity that explores the wonderment and mystery of our prehistoric past. Once you enter through the stone arch, the adventure begins with one that is full of smiles, amazement and fun. Hearing a 5 year old describe features of a Pachycephalosaurus will bring a smile to any adult face! Admission. For more info, click here or call

Magnolia Classic AKC Dog Show
September 15-16
Mississippi State Fairgrounds
Jackson’s original dog show is back! Two AKC Conformation Shows and Junior Showmanship, obedience and rally trials, and more. Admission is $2. For more info, click here.

Bravo I: Mahler’s Fifth
September 15, 7:30PM
Thalia Mara Hall, 255 E. Pascagoula Street
The Series opens with the ambitious and emotionally transformative Symphony No. 5, written by the composer when he was in his early 40s. Through its five movements, which stretch the sonic resources of the modern orchestra to the limit, Mahler conveys job, sorrow and wonder. A gala opening for the 68th season. Admission. For more info, click here.

Carousel Day
September 16
Jackson Zoo, 2918 W. Capitol Street
 Did you know that every carousel has a unique animal? And the special animal on the Jackson Zoo Carousel is… the catfish! Join them and enjoy a cool breeze and half price carousel rides all day long! For more information, call 601-352-2580 or click here.

Unburied Treasures: Greatest Hits
September 18, 6:00PM 
Mississippi Museum of Art, 380 S. Lamar Street
Wyatt Waters discusses his plein air painting methodology, as used to create High Notes and recent work in Italy. Robert St. John talks about research done in Italy on the culinary arts there. Both Waters and St. John discuss their book project, An Italian Palate. Live music is provided by Wyatt Waters. The featured artwork is Wyatt Waters, High Notes, 1999, watercolor on paper. Gift of John and Melody Maxey. 2005.032. For more info call 601-960-1515 or click here

Source: Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau,

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