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2-6 - “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont,” at Belhaven University Center for the Arts (835 Riverside Drive), in Theatre 151. The play is a dramatization of the life of self-proclaimed explorer Louis de Rougemont. $10, $5 seniors and students, free for Belhaven employees and students; call 601.965.7026; belhaven.edu.

8-12 – International Week, at Jackson State University (1400 John R. Lynch St.). Signature events include the International Night of Dance in McCoy Auditorium April 11 at 7 p.m. (free; call 601.979.3972), and the Creative Arts Festival April 12-13, which has a theme of “Celebrating The Legacy of Medgar Evers” (free; call 601.979.2055).

13 - Sante South Wine Festival, 6:30 p.m., at Highland Village (4500 Interstate 55 N.). Sample more than 120 wines and food from more than 20 Mississippi restaurants. Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of Mississippi. $80-$140; call 601.987.0200; santesouth.com.

16-28 - “Other Desert Cities,” at New Stage Theatre (1100 Carlisle St.). The Broadway drama is about a novelist’s strained relationship with her family as she plans to publish sensitive information about them in her memoir. $28, $22 seniors and students; call 601.948.3533; newstagetheatre.com.

19 - Zoo Brew, 6-9 p.m., at Jackson Zoo (2918 W. Capitol St.). Enjoy craft beer samples with chicken wings and live music. For ages 21 and up. $25; call 601.352.2580; jacksonzoo.org.

23-24 - “Elvis Lives!” 7:30 p.m., at Thalia Mara Hall (255 E. Pascagoula St.). Elvis impersonators Bill Cherry, Ben Klein, Kevin Mills and Victor Trevino Jr. perform. Ann-Margret impersonator Lori Russo also performs. $20-$62.5; call 601.981.1847 or 800.745.3000; kesslerbroadway.com.

4 - Third Day: The Miracle Tour, 7 p.m., at Broadmoor Baptist Church (1531 Highland Colony Parkway, Madison). The Christian rock band plays. Other performers include Colton Dixon and Josh Wilson. $20-$75 in advance, $25-$80 day of show; call 800.965.9324. 13 - Battle of the Saxes April 13, 7 p.m., at Jackson State University (1400 John R. Lynch St.) Save the date for the annual concert in McCoy Auditorium. Details pending; call 601.979.2285.

6 - Traffick Jam Walkathon and Record Release Show, 9 a.m.11 p.m., at Sneaky Beans (2914 N. State St.). The walkathon is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and the concert is 7-11 p.m. Proceeds benefit Hard Places Community, a nonprofit dedicated to ending child sex trafficking. $10 registration plus $100 fundraising goal, concert admission TBA; traffickjamasia.com.

18-28 - “Sherlock’s Last Case,” at Black Rose Theatre (103 Black St., Brandon). The play is a dark comedy about a death threat against Sherlock Holmes from a nemesis’ son. $15, $10 seniors, students and children; call 601.825.1293; blackrosetheatre.org.

27 - Jackson Streets Alive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at North Congress Street between Capitol and Mississippi streets. Bike Walk Mississippi hosts the festival. Traffic is blocked off to encourage citizens to travel by foot or bicycle. Enjoy art, music, concessions and more. Free; bikewalkmississippi.org. 30 - Whole Food Movement Lecture, 7 p.m., at Millsaps College, Ford Academic Complex (1701 N. State St.). Speakers include Robin Mather, senior associate editor at The Good Earth News Magazine, and Felder Rushing, host of “The Gestault Gardener.” $10; call 601-974-1130. JACKSON AREA EVENTS UPDATED DAILY AT JFPEVENTS.COM.

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