WellsFest Family Festival in Jackson
On Saturday, September 29, enjoy a fun-filled family day at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park at 1398 Lakeland Drive (next to Smith-Wills Stadium) in Jackson. There will be food, children’s activities, a pet parade at 9:30 a.m., non-stop live music on two stages from some of the best bands in Mississippi, and much more. The event will be a fundraiser for Growing Up Knowing: Mississippi Campaign for Teen Pregnancy Prevention. If you feel like doing some exercise, the WellsFest 5K Run & Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run will start 8 a.m. If you have a special appreciation for art, WellsFest Art Night on Tuesday, September 25, at Duling Hall in Fondren is the place for you. The WellsFest Golf Tournament is scheduled for the afternoon of Thursday, September 20 at Live Oak Golf Club (11200 Highway 49 North, Jackson). For more information, call 601-353-0658 or visit www.wellsfest.org.