There is no shortage of exciting things to do this November in Jackson! Check out our top picks for socially distanced activities, and enjoy this autumn season to the fullest.
Take part in Harvest Fest at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum
Witness Small Town Mississippi come to life at the AG Museum, November 3rd through 7th, from 9am to 2pm. Live demonstrations will take place throughout the museum grounds, including the operation of the cotton gin, saw mill, cane mill, print shop, blacksmith shop, and more! Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-18. Plus, wagon, train, and carousel rides are available for $1 per rider.
Shop ‘til you drop at Mistletoe Marketplace
This year marks the Junior of League of Jackson’s 40th Annual Mistletoe Marketplace. It’s the perfect opportunity to get all your holiday shopping done in one place, and they’ve taken extra safety precautions to ensure everyone’s health. It takes place November 4th – November 7th; click here to find out about the various details and events. The Fairview Inn is even offering a special rate for shoppers, volunteers, merchants, and staff, of $229/night for any room or suite. Book your room here.
Participate in a sound bath under the stars on the Fairview Inn deck
Let the therapeutic tones of an outdoor sound bath relieve all your stress! On Wednesday, November 11th at 6pm, join yoga teacher and reiki master Jason Lee for an hour-long sound bath session, followed by drink specials at the Library Lounge. Yoga mats and blankets will be provided, and pre-registration is required to maintain social distancing; click here to register.
Witness art on film at the Mississippi Museum of Art
Grab a lawn chair or picnic blanket and make your way to The Art Garden on Friday, November 13th at 7pm for a screening of Degas: Passion for Perfection. You can take advantage of food trucks and a cash bar while you enjoy the film. And make sure you make time to explore the Van Gogh, Money, Degas & Their Times exhibition; it is only on view through January 2021.
Soak in the sunshine at Highland Village
On Saturday, November 14th, head over to Highland Village between 12pm and 4pm to shop outdoors. Your favorite stores will bring exclusive offers to the courtyard, complete with live music, tastings, and giveaways. You’re sure to find a great lunch spot too, with options like Aplós, Char, and BRAVO!
Attend a Mississippi Symphony Orchestra concert
Catch the final concert of the Fall 2020 season for just $20/ticket! Experience Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” reimagined through the contemporary genius of composer Max Richter on Saturday, November 14th at 7:30pm at Thalia Mara Hall. The MSO is committed to ensuring ample health and safety precautions are in place; read about what they are requiring here. Plus, show your ticket at the Library Lounge before the concert between 5pm and 7pm, and receive a complimentary glass of champagne.
Savor Ramen Night at 1908 Provisions
Themed pop-up dinners are back at 1908 Provisions! Join Executive Chef Connor Mize for Ramen Night on Saturday, November 21st at 6pm. Chef Mize will give a behind-the-scenes peek of how to craft the perfect bowl of ramen while you enjoy a delicious three-course meal complete with specialty cocktail pairings from the Library Lounge. The cost is $39 per person and you can check out the mouthwatering menu here. Reservations are required; make them here.