This Wednesday (June 20) we're meeting at our eat + drink partner @Barrelhousems for a Fondren Pub Run | our second run of the Summer Series.
Meet outside Barrelhouse at 6PM | Run starts at 6:15. Come join us for the run, a cold post-run beverage and tasty food!
Come join Mantle. City Club before and after The Craft Beer Festival at Duling School.
Fondren Renaissance Foundation, in cooperation with Capital City Beverages, Inc. and Southern Beverage Company, presents the annual Mississippi Craft Beer Festival on the grounds of Duling Hall in Fondren.
Over 100 beers are presented for sampling by over two dozen breweries. Special emphasis is placed on breweries within Mississippi and nearby bordering states with brewer representatives on-hand to discuss their products and brewing methods.
All festival tickets offer attendees the ability to come and go from the tasting grounds (through 8:30 p.m.) The 2018 Mississippi Craft Beer Festival is scheduled for Friday, June 15th.
Tickets will go on sale March 15th.
Our second Meet Up on June 7th is our HIDDEN GEMS edition! We will deep dive into some of the best resources that our state, and the City of Jackson in particular, has to offer our entrepreneurs. You don't want to miss this incredible event with some of the city's biggest movers and shakers here to answer all your questions about developing your business. Sal & Mookie's will sponsor the food and space and EQ participants will get Happy Hour pricing on drinks!
Panelists will include:
Michael A. Davis and Von Anderson of the City of Jackson's Economic Development Deparment
Tony Jeff of Innovate Mississippi
Mitch McDowell of Mississippi Small Business Development Center
Joe Donovan and Carol Harris of Mississippi Development Authority's Minority and Small Business Development Division
Todd Stauffer of Team Jackson and 1 Million Cups Jackson
Steve Case - founder of AOL - just finished a bus tour through middle America he calls the "Rise of the Rest" bus tour. On his bus tour Case landed in Dallas, Memphis, Birmingham, Chattanooga, and Louisville.
Why not Jackson?
Lunches and happy hours and yards of editorial inches are had and written every month in Mississippi talking about "Brain Drain". Mississippi is the only state in the Southeast that not only doesn't have above a 2.5% growth rate, but rather has a negative population growth rate. Technology companies in Jackson and Mississippi are novelties, not the future of our State.
Why is that?
All of these questions and more are what Casey Combest, the host of the Made in Mississippi podcast, is asking as part of a new podcast on technology in Mississippi.
Casey will be interviewing Mantle. Founder Christopher Lomax in the Living Room in a Live Podcast interview. Come grab a craft beer and participate in the pressing conversation about the future of Mississippi's economy.
As an integral part of the C Spire Tech Movement, MVMT is our yearly flagship event showcasing the latest innovations and trends in technology. It's our mission to inspire and educate attendees about how they can use technology to transform their lives and Mississippi's place in the future.
Happy First Monday of May!
Don't forget that we will have a case of craft beer in the Living Room at the City Club starting at 4pm. Be sure to come keep celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Mexican Beers and Guac from our Friends and City Club Partner Babalu!
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We are stoked to have StartupBuses rolling through Jackson and Mississippi again this year! Come check out what entrepreneurs from across the country as they are building new companies on their several day road trip down to the Big Easy!
Doors open from 3pm to 9pm to mix and remix!
See what Find it in Fondren wrote last year! (Link)
Mantle. 🚀 Oxford: Come Jam with Mantle. on the Oxford Square
More Launch Info Coming Soon!
The 23rd annual Double Decker Festival will be held on April 27-28, 2018. Originally inspired by the Double Decker bus that Oxford imported from England in 1994, the festival showcases Oxford as a town that supports the arts and has grown to be one of the champion events in the region.
Double Decker started with the bed of an old pickup truck serving as the stage for music, and only hosted a handful art and food vendors. Today, the event is entered around the historic Courthouse Square, and boasts a crowd of more than 60,000 people.
Now in a two-day format, Double Decker will kick-off on Friday evening with Thacker Mountain Radio hosting a live broadcast complete with music. Saturday is an all-day affair featuring nearly two hundred art and food vendors while a generous mix of both local and touring musicians take to the stage.
For more information about the lodging, directions, or general information about the festival contact Visit Oxford at 662-232-2477 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ardenland Presents Live from Duling Hall | Doors 7pm
Come join Mantle. City Club before and after The Lone Bellow takes the stage at Duling Hall.
If there's a secret to the warm, wide-open sound of The Lone Bellow, it lies in absolute sincerity and commitment: As playful as their live shows can be, Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin and Brian Elmquist perform with openhearted, vein-bursting conviction. All three of the band's albums — including the new Walk Into A Storm — ably capture the group's earnest, agreeable charm, dispensed via songs that amble and soar.
Between 2015's Then Came The Morning and Walk Into A Storm, The Lone Bellow relocated from Brooklyn to Nashville — a move reflected by the presence of producer Dave Cobb, who's overseen star-making albums for the likes of Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson. Cobb gives Walk Into A Storm a bright, crisp, sunny sound that perfectly matches The Lone Bellow's penchant for warmly rousing, gospel-inflected Americana.
Ardenland is a Mantle. City Club Partner
Ardenland Presents Live from Duling Hall | Doors 7pm
Come join Mantle. City Club before and after Nikki Lane's stunning Nashville show live from Duling Hall.
Nikki's third album Highway Queen, out February 17th, 2017, sees the young Nashville singer emerge as one of country and rock's most gifted songwriters. Co-produced by Lane and fellow singer-songwriter, Jonathan Tyler, this emotional tour-de-force was recorded at Matt Pence's Echo Lab studio in Denton, Texas as well as at Club Roar with Collin Dupuis in Nashville, Tennessee. Blending potent lyrics, unbridled blues guitars and vintage Sixties country-pop swagger, Lane's new music will resonate as easily with Lana Del Rey and Jenny Lewis fans as those of Neil Young and Tom Petty.
Openning Act: Ida May
7am - 7pm | City Club (Duling)
Email email@example.com if you are interested in forming a Pub Run Ultra Team - Basically running circles with friends and drinking beer...
The Fondren Urban Ultra is a 12 hour timed road race for individual runners and relay teams. The 3.1 mile loop is run in the beautiful neighborhood of Fondren in Jackson with a mix of hills and flat sections. The relay teams can be made up of 2-4 runners. Each loop begins and ends at Fondren Church where you can place your nutrition, tent, coolers, etc. Run one lap or 20 laps, test your limits, run your first ultra distance or a few miles....this race is for you!
Mississippi Ultra and Trail Society is a nonprofit organization with the mission to promote, support, and grow trail and ultra running in the area. There are no transfers or refunds for MUTS events. Visit mutsrunning.org for more information
Rules: individual racers and relay teams must check in each lap. Individual runners can take breaks but must remain in the staging area. Relay teams must always have one runner on the course. A full 5k lap has to be completed in the 12 hour time limit to be counted.
More Rules: Fondren Ultra Online
Fondren After 5 Always First Thursdays, a neighborhood open house to enjoy all things local from restaurants and bakeries, bars and coffee houses to select, boutique retail stores and a unique mix of merchants mixed in throughout the streets.
Check out Fondren City Club Partners: Link to Partners
E+D: Apothecary, Babalu, Barrelhouse, Basil's, Brent's, Caet, Campbell's, Fondren Public, La Brioche, Roosters, Saltine, Sal + Mookies, Walker's Drive In
Retail: Bliss, Blithe + Vine, Fondren Cellars, Mozingo, The Pet Shop, Swell-o-Phonic