Thanksgiving at Old Capitol Inn!Mark your calendars and make your reservations! Our Thanksgiving Buffet will have two seatings, and all the fixings - saving you the headache and mountain of dishes! All you’ll need to do is bring an appetite (and maybe some stretchy pants)! Give us a call to reserve your spot - We can’t wait to see you! ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations, Cathead Distillery, recognized by Garden & Gun Magazine in the tenth annual Made in the South Awards!
Cathead's Hoodoo Chicory Liqueur Legba Reserve was chosen by judge Rob Samuels (Maker's Mark) as best in the drink category.
Called "familiar yet not... it comes off like a cousin of a coffee liqueur. But it’s more high-spirited, with bright citrus notes up front and fleetingly bitter toffee notes on the finish—an entrancing combination."
Read more: bit.ly/gg_madeinthesouth
Side note: Made in the South Awards food judge, Chef Carla Hall, is in Jackson Friday November 22 for a one-night-only dinner event. Tickets are available. ... See MoreSee Less
📔 American Idol winner turned R&B superstar, Fantasia, comes to the City With Soul, alongside a star-studded ensemble (Robin Thicke, Tank and The Bonfyre), for The Sketchbook Tour. The show, at the Mississippi Coliseum Friday, promises a "multi-faceted experience." Tickets are available.
🎤 A "rapper’s rapper"—clever with lyrics, nimble with rhyme flows. Meridian native Big K.R.I.T. (seen here) plays Hal and Mal's-Jackson, MS Friday. K.R.I.T. is embarking on a new chapter... with an "unapologetically Southern sound" (while you're downtown, check out the massive K.R.I.T.-commissioned mural on the side of the Arts Center of Mississippi on Pascagoula Street). Tickets start at $28.
🎭 The 2016 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical Revival, The Color Purple (Touring), plays a second night at Thalia Mara Hall Friday. The "re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman's journey to love and triumph in the American South" is fused with rousing gospel, blues, jazz and ragtime music. Tickets, starting at $35, are available on Ticketmaster.
🤣 Southern appeal and personal authenticity: that's Rickey Smiley, host of the popular, nationally syndicated morning radio show, playing Chuckles Comedy House Jackson in northeast Jackson (near M-Bar) Friday. Smiley is known as one of the few "clean" comics among the upper echelon of contemporary comedians. Tickets start at $35.