Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express (GBF Discount!)

Event by: New Stage Theatre
Where: 1100 Carlisle Street Jackson MS 39202


October 22-26 and October 29-November 2 at 7:30pm
October 27 and November 3 at 2:00pm
Tickets: $30; $25 seniors, students, military
The exotic Orient Express is about to go off the rails! A luxury train struggles westward from Istanbul, getting stuck in the snow somewhere near Belgrade, when something terrible happens. Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is on board and takes up the case — one that challenged every value he holds as a lawman. With a locomotive full of suspects and an alibi for each one, it’s the perfect mystery for detective Monsieur Poirot, n’est-ce pas? Wax your mustache and hold on to your passport for a thrilling ride aboard the legendary Orient Express!

A special discount is offered for GBF readers for Wednesday October 23. Mention Belhaven Neighborhood Night to get your ticket for $12.

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STORYTIME ON THE PORCH: A FALL FAIRYTALE

Event by: Eudora Welty House & Garden
Where: Eudora Welty House & Garden, 1119 Pinehurst St.


Parents and children, join us Saturday, November 9, from 10–11 a.m. on the side porch of the Welty house for free, fall-themed fun. We'll read from a popular fairytale, make a seasonal craft, and offer activities for ages 3 to 9. In the event of rain, activities will take place next door at the Education and Visitors Center (1109 Pinehurst Street). Since this free event will take place on the Second Saturday of November, the Eudora Welty House & Garden will also be open for tours at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tours are $5 for adults and free for children under 6 (reservations recommended). Meanwhile, our Education and Visitors Center exhibits will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring the whole family for a fun, creative morning in the neighborhood! To ask questions about this event or to reserve a tour, email info@eudoraweltyhouse.com.

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‘Twas a Night at the Museum

Event by: Mississippi Children's Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd. Jackson, MS 39202


Friday, December 6
5:30-7:30
Join us for our late-night pajama party! Wear your favorite holiday pajamas, participate in holiday activities, and hear a special reading of classic holiday stories read by your favorite holiday characters! These special late-night evenings are an exciting time to visit the museum and get into the holiday spirit! This program is included with general admission or museum membership. Please note that children must be 36" or taller to ride the Snowflake Slide.

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Winter Day Camps at MCM

Event by: Mississippi Children's Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd. Jackson, MS 39202


Children ages 5-10 are welcome to participate in our day camps. Tuition and supply fee for each day is $55 per child for non-members and $50 per child for members.

Campers may arrive as early as 7:30am and stay until 5:00pm.

Monday, December 23 – Winter Fun Day Camp

Friday, December 27 – Earth and Space Day Camp

Monday, December 30 – Arts and Crafts Day Camp

Thursday, January 2 – Spy Day Camp

Friday, January 3 – Superhero Day Camp

Monday, January 6 – Nano Science Day Camp

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Magic Monday

Event by: Mississippi Children's Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd. Jackson, MS 39202


Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30
Start your week with fun! MCM will be open for special holiday Mondays from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for extra hours of inspiration! Magic Mondays also include a special Food Lab program at 3:30 pm. General admission applies or use your museum membership for each visit!

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Noon Year’s Eve

Event by: Mississippi Children's Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd. Jackson, MS 39202


Monday, December 31
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Get ready to lift-off into 2019 at the Noon Year’s Eve celebration on Monday, December 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mississippi Children’s Museum! This program is included with general admission or museum membership.

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Museum Store Day

Event by: Mississippi Children's Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd. Jackson, MS 39202


Sunday, December 1
1:00 – 6:00 pm
Join us at MCM’s The Trading Post for national Museum Store Day on Sunday, December 1 from 1:00 – 6:00 pm! We’re your headquarters for the 2019 holiday season’s best toys, educational and interactive gift ideas, and lots of stocking stuffers. Santa will be at The Trading Post from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, ready to meet visitors! Shopping at The Trading Post does not require daily admission to MCM.

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Journey To The North Pole

Event by: MS Children’s Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd Jackson, MS 39202


November 26-January 5
Drawing inspiration from lessons in navigation and geography, along with traditional holiday literature, Journey to the North Pole transforms the Gertrude C. Ford Exhibition Hall’s 1,800 square feet of space into a magical winter village of twinkling lights and train cars. Only a few feet from the entrance of the exhibit guests will find our thrilling Snowflake Slide, a 45-foot slide down the center staircase of the museum. New this year will be an interactive clock tower with moveable gears and a toddler slide, as well as a Reindeer Rink for sock skating. Journey to the North Pole also provides special times for children to have their photo with Santa, attend special late-night PJ parties with hot cocoa, and listen to classic holiday stories read aloud. This program is included with general admission or museum membership.

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Journey to the North Pole – Members Only Preview Party

Event by: MS Children’s Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd Jackson, MS 39202


Drawing inspiration from lessons in navigation and geography, along with traditional holiday literature, Journey to the North Pole will transform the Gertrude C. Ford Exhibition Hall into a magical winter village of twinkling lights and train cars. Only a few feet from the entrance into the exhibit will also be the Snowflake Slide, a 45-foot tall slide down our center staircase. Also new this year will be an interactive clock tower with movable gears and a toddler slide, and a Reindeer Rink for sock skating for lots of slippery fun!
Please note that children must be 36″ or taller to ride the Snowflake Slide.

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Magic Monday

Event by: MS Children’s Museum
Where: 2145 Museum Blvd. Jackson, MS 39202


Start your week with fun! MCM will be open for special holiday Mondays from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for extra hours of inspiration! Magic Mondays also include a special Food Lab program at 3:30 pm. General admission applies or use your museum membership for each visit!

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