What’s Happening in Jackson, TN | March 29th – April 2nd, 2017

Mar 29, 2017 | 0 comments



March 31st – April 2nd: Friendly Frank’s Flea Market

Date: Friday, March 31st – Sunday, April 2nd

Time: See Below for Times

Location: Fairgrounds Park // 800 S. Highland Ave. • Jackson, TN 38301

Admission: Free

Friendly Frank’s Flea Market comes to Jackson, TN every 1st Weekend. Hundreds of vendors inside and outside.

Never a charge for admission or parking at Friendly Frank’s! Use your money for the merchandise!

Friday – 5pm – 8pm
Saturday – 9am – 6pm
Sunday – 9am – 5pm

For more information call 901.755.6561 / visit www.friendlyfranks.com



March 31st – April 1st: Blues Hog BBQ & Music Fest

Date: Friday, March 31st – Saturday, April 1st

Time: 5:00-11:00pm

Location: Green Acres RV Park // 215 Ziffle Cir. • Savannah, TN 38372


The Blues Hog BBQ and Music Fest, is two-day celebration of great music, great food, and family fun!

Beginning on Friday afternoon, visitors can enjoy live music by some of the best bands that have been rising in popularity at festivals across the area. The outdoor fun includes something for all ages, arts and crafts, a kids section, a selection of food styles for purchase and sampling, including BBQ pork, chicken, brisket, desserts, cold drinks, & of course mouthwatering catfish!

For a complete listing of events please visit: www.blueshogbbqandmusicfest.com



April 1st: 45th Andrew Jackson Marathon and Half Marathon

Date: Saturday, April 1st

Time: 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location: West Tennessee Farmers Market // 91 New Market St. • Jackson, TN 38301


Join all of us in Jackson for the 45th Running of the Andrew Jackson Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk

Known as Tennessee’s Oldest Marathon, the Andrew Jackson Marathon starts and finishes in historical downtown Jackson. The course, new for 2017, takes runners through the renovated downtown area, along tree-lined residential neighborhoods and around the medical center area with challenging hills and great new landscapes. The AJM17 course offers a half marathon single loop (13.1 miles) and a full marathon double loop (26.2miles), which makes for an awesome Boston Marathon Qualifier. Come join us for the all new RunAJM Jackson 2017, stay for the weekend and see what our beautiful city has to offer. – See more at: https://andrewjackson.racesonline.com/#sthash.IVdOFT5Z.dpuf

*Electronic Chip Timing
*Finishers Medals
*Trophies for Male and Female:*
Overall, Masters, Grand Masters
*1st, 2nd, 3rd in each age division

For more information OR to register please visit: https://andrewjackson.racesonline.com/



April 1st: Southern Nights: Discovery Park

Date: Saturday, April 1st

Time: 5:30-10:00pm

Location: Discovery Park of America // 830 Everett Boulevard • Union City, TN 38261

Price: $10 plus tax


Southern Nights is the music festival series that has a band, good food, and a unique atmosphere unlike any place else in northwest Tennessee.

Bring your family or just a group of friends to sit back, relax, and enjoy a night of food and music!

Opening Act:
Cotton Clifton & The Pickers

Main Act:
The Ultimate Aldean

Gates open at 5:30 / Opening Act: 7:00 / Main Act:8:30

For more information please visit www.discoveryparkofamerica OR call 731.885.5455



April 1st-2nd: Ballet Arts Presents Coppelia

Date: Saturday, April 1st – Sunday, April 2nd

Time: See Below for Times

Location: Carl Perkins Civic Center // 400 S. Highland Ave. • Jackson, TN 38301


Ballet Arts PRESENTS Coppelia, a classical ballet for all audiences, young and old!

Enjoy the magical and comedic story of love and mistaken identity. Ballet Arts presents full stage productions, featuring beautiful dancers, exquisite scenery and costumes, and compelling drama, fully narrated to ensure understanding of the dance vocabulary for newer audiences.

Each day before the production join in the Dollmaker’s Tea Party! Join Dr Coppelius and see some of his mechanical dolls as well as other characters from the show. Tea, sandwiches and desserts are served to guests in a fanciful fairy tale atmosphere. The Dollmaker’s Party is a wonderful, convenient compliment to the either performance of Coppelia.

~Time & Dates~
* 4/1 – Dollmaker’s Tea Party – 5:30pm / Coppelia – 7:00pm
*4/2 – Dollmaker’s Tea Party – 12:30pm / Coppelia – 2:00pm

~Ticket Pricing~
*Individual tickets – $21 – $16
**Dollmaker’s Tea Party Package – $36 – $46
**includes tea party before production & entry to performance**

For more information OR to purchase tickets please visit www.balletartsjackson.org OR call 731.668.7353.


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