JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) –  Take some time to unwind with friends, family or yourself this weekend. Below you’ll find a list of some fun events going on this weekend (October 7-9) around Mississippi.

Central Mississippi:

Olde Towne Market – Saturday – Clinton

  • Kick off the Fall season by shopping handcrafted items including woodwork, jewelry, candles, apparel, and more. Shoppers can enjoy live music and a number of dining options. Don’t forget to participate in the Pet Parade!

Free Women’s Self Defense Clinic – Saturday – Madison

  • In memory of Eliza Fletcher, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is encouraging friends, sisters, daughters, moms, grandmothers and aunts to attend a free self defense class.

Over the River Run – Saturday – Vicksburg

  • Get active with friends and family while supporting The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

2022 Tunnel to Towers 5KRun and Walk – Saturday – Jackson

  • Wear red, white and blue while honoring those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and supporting first responders and military.

Party in Pink Zumbathon 2022 – Saturday – Vicksburg

  • Attend this free community event to honor and celebrate friends and family touched by breast cancer.

Butterfly Ball – Saturday – Jackson

  • This event will feature a cocktail hour, seated dinner, live and silent auctions and a musical performance in support of Canopy Children’s Solutions.

Mississippi State Fair – All weekend – Jackson

Pine Belt:

Hocus Pocus – Friday – Hattiesburg

  • Get in the Halloween spirit with a showing of “Hocus Pocus” at the Hattiesburg Saenger Theatre. Costumes are highly encouraged.

NAMIWalks Your Way Pine Belt – Saturday – Hattiesburg

  • Walk or run to help others get access to the mental health resources and community.

Petal Farmers’ Market – Saturday – Petal

  • Shop from local vendors at Hinton Park this weekend.

Sumrall Founder’s Day – Saturday – Sumrall

  • Celebrate Sumrall’s founding with vendors, food trucks, music and more.

Pine Belt Pride – All weekend – Hattiesburg

  • Enjoy a comedy show, march, drag brunch and more during the final days of Pine Belt Pride.