Events

Kick-Off Party

Presented by Bookfriends of University Press of Mississippi

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Fischer Galleries (736 S President Street, Jackson, MS 39201)
  • Open to public

View the iconic works of Mississippi’s own Glennray Tutor, Ke Francis and Noah Saterstrom in exhibition, in one of Jackson’s hippest art gallery scenes.


Willie Morris After-Party

Presented by Trustmark

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
  • Hal & Mal’s (200 Commerce Street, Jackson, MS 39201)
  • Open to public
  • Ticket cost: $15 each (present your festival badge for free entry)
  • Purchase tickets at door

Wind up the day like Willie would! Join us for conversation, libation, and live entertainment in one of Jackson’s iconic venues. In The Big Room immerse yourself in a showcase of H&M’s spectacularly-tuneful frequent-flyers — The Hal & Mal’s Allstars featuring Raphael Semmes and Bill Ellison. Also, the Jackson Gypsies will be serving up free live music in The Dining Room to go with festival-weekend dinner specials. Willie would be proud.