The West Tennessee Artisan Trail will host the Art on Track Festival, featuring art, railroad history, demonstrations, storytelling and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the historic N.C. & St. L. Depot & Railroad Museum, 582 S. Royal St., in Jackson, Tenn.
This year, exhibits will include other regional artisans who are not West Tennessee Artisan Trail members, showing their fine art, traditional art, and folk art. Among those confirmed are the Storytellers League, woodturners and weavers, who will participate. This is a designated Tennessee Craft Week and American Craft Week event.
Join us for the 6th Annual Downtown Dogtrot 5k run/1 mile fun walk! Hosted by LIFT Wellness Center, the event offers serious runners an early evening walk, perfect for preparation for a weekend marathon, and walkers enjoy the beautiful Jackson Walk area. Runners and walkers are encouraged to bring their four-legged companions to participate with them! Proceeds benefit Downtown Dogs Group, a non-profit dog & cat rescue and sanctuary.
Register at www.runsignup.com
Join us for a fun afternoon of wine & learning the basics of container gardening with Container Gardening Specialist, Dustin Lee. This great workshop will include everything necessary to create a beautiful porch pot. Bring your favorite pots to get a whole new look for the summer, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the Frankland's in a stunning local garden setting. Plants and additional pots will be available for purchase.
Thursday, April 19
6 p.m. - Arts @ The U - Student Art Exhibit, and musical performances in Blankenship Theater
Friday, April 20
11:30 a.m. - Parents of Alumni Luncheon • Mary Frances Campbell Library
4 p.m. - Softball – USJ vs. North Side
Saturday, April 21
10 a.m. - Soccer – Alumni Co-ed Soccer Game
11:30 a.m. - Barbecue @ The U - Look for the tent in the athletic complex
12 p.m. - Soccer – USJ vs. Jackson Christian
1 p.m. - Baseball - USJ vs. Trinity Christian Academy
1 p.m. - Softball - USJ vs Jackson Christian
Monday, April 23
12 p.m. - USJ Golf Tournament • Jackson Country Club
7:30 p.m. - POPS Concert
The purpose of this group will be to build a community of support for deaf and hard of hearing children and families in West Tennessee, and to bridge the gap between home and school by eliminating barriers and informing and connecting parents and families to available resources. Our first meeting is April 19th, 2018 at 5:30pm at the West Tennessee School for the Deaf. Located at 100 Berryhill Dr. Jackson, Tn 38305. Hope you can join us!