As the weather gradually warms up this month, we’re all eager to get out of the house and find unique ways to spend our weekends. This March is full of exciting events, new and old, and many of which are as fun for kids and they are for adults. Check them out!
Enjoy: A Frozen Fantasy
Peter Pan and Friends on Ice
Date: Sunday, March 24
Time: 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: Carl Perkins Civic Center (400 South Highland Avenue)
Cost: $22-$46 ($10 for children)
Second star to the right, straight on till morning! The childhood classic Peter Pan is coming to the Carl Perkins Civic Center—on ice! There are three different ticket prices to fit your budget best, and kids are just $10. Don’t miss this magical adventure!
Endorse: Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
West Tennessee GenerosiTEA Party
Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Location: The Barn at Snider Farms (1998 Denmark Jackson Road in Denmark)
Cost: $35 (full table tickets also available)
Grab your girls and head to the beautiful Barn at Snider Farms venue for a tea party benefiting Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. But this isn’t any ordinary tea party; there will also be hair stylists, nail painting, a fashion show, and more! Whether it’s just you and your daughter or you want to reserve a full table for the gang, get your tickets ASAP!
Explore: The World of Automobiles
9th Annual Motor Mania Car Show
Date: Saturday, March 16
Time: 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Location: Jackson Fairgrounds (800 South Highland Avenue)
Cost: $5 (free for kids ages 5 and under)
If you’ve got a car buff in the fam, you’ll want to bring them to Thomas Media’s 9th Annual Motor Mania Car Show at the Fairgrounds. Whether you’re there for the classic models, motorcycles, or monster trucks, your vote for the best counts. And don’t worry—there will be plenty of activities for those who don’t identify as car-lovers: bouncy houses, live music, and even a free Hot Wheels for the first 300 kids at the event. Plus, it’s only $5—free for kids 5 and under!
Exercise: For Unity
Date: Saturday, March 23
Time: 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Location: KingDom SeeKers Interdenominational Church (527 Wallace Road)
Get to know a variety of local churches at KingDom SeeKers’ Interfaith 5k. With a mission to promote both unity and healthy living, a portion of this year’s proceeds will go to RIFA and WRAP. Sign up soon!
Experience: A City-Wide Escape Game
Date: Sunday, March 17
Time: 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Cost: $35 per person
Whether you’ve always wanted to try an escape room or have played every room at Jackson Escape Rooms, you’ll love their new city-wide escape game: Prohibition. Teams can be as small or large as you like, can include players of all ages, and will be assigned a mission combining the fun of a scavenger hunt, The Amazing Race, and a classic escape room. Sign up before tickets sell out!
Read more about Jackson Escape Rooms on our blog.
Originally from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Katie Howerton moved to Jackson in 2011 to study Graphic Design and Drawing at Union University. She discovered Our Jackson Home in January 2015 and used it as a guinea pig for her senior design project, creating the first issue of Our Jackson Home: The Magazine. After graduating she was given leadership over Our Jackson Home at theCO, where she now runs the blog, designs the magazine, and coordinates events. She lives with her husband Jordan and daughter November in Midtown and loves her community at City Fellowship Baptist Church.