Go Cat Go: Vintage Tour

Go Cat Go: Vintage Tour

Grab your Blue Suede Shoes for a weekend of vintage fun!

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First Stop: Breakfast at Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store 

Nothing kicks off your weekend in Jackson like a good, old-fashioned breakfast at Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store. Be sure to stop and enjoy the old-fashioned candies and goodies on your way in to enjoy a southern breakfast just like grandma’s.

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56 Casey Jones Ln. 

Stop 2: Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum 

Once your belly is full, walk over to Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum. Take a step back in time to 1900 to the time of Casey Jones, a locomotive engineer who went down in history as a folk hero after his heroic death in a 1900 train crash in which all passengers were saved but himself. Tour Casey Jones’ historic home, climb aboard the 35-ton Engine 382, and discover the tale about Casey’s heroic last ride. 


30 Casey Jones Ln. 

Stop 3: Yarbro’s Antique Mall 

Hope you packed your shopping shoes – it’s time for antiquing! Head to Yarbro’s Antique Mall, the oldest and largest antique mall in Jackson. Explore over 20,000 square feet of vintage clothing, coins, jewelry, books, vinyl records, and more. If you’re a vintage shopping champion you’re sure to find your next trophy here. 

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350 Carriage House Dr.

Stop 4: The Lost Reserve

The vintage fun has only begun. Your next stop, The Lost Reserve, is a vintage lover’s dream, with a curated collection of sweatshirts, denim, outerwear, shoes, tees, and more updated weekly. 

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1417 N Highland Ave.

Stop 5: The Mother Thrifter

Pop over next door to The Mother Thrifter for a one-of-a-kind thrifting experience. Whether you’re going for sustainable modern or a vintage look, Owner Bethany is gifted not only at handpicking thrifted gems, but also at assembling outfits that make each unique shopper think, “Wow, this is so me!”

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1421 N Highland Ave.

Stop 6: Lunch at The Blacksmith

All that shopping probably worked up an appetite, and you’re in for a treat at the Blackmith! You’ll find The Blacksmith in a building constructed circa 1840 as a Livery and Blacksmith Shop. With menu options like the Blacksmith Pretzel and Bavarian Beer Cheese Dip, Blackened Grilled Shrimp Pasta, and the Rock-a-billy Philly, everyone will find something that makes their taste buds sing. 

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216 N Shannon St.

Stop 7: Gil Scott Heron Mural

When you wrap up at the museum, walk across the street to the mural honoring musician Gil Scott Heron.

Gil Scott-Heron spent his childhood in Jackson. In January of 1962, he was one of the first three African American students to enroll at Tigrett Junior High School in Jackson. 

He blended elements of jazz, blues, and soul as a precursor to modern-day hip hop as we know it. Gil Scott-Heron has been honored as a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Grammy Award Winner, and is dubbed the “Godfather of Rap” by many.

Stop 8: Third Eye Curiosities

Your next stop is the only brick-and-mortar record shop between Memphis and Nashville. Enjoy a selection of vinyl, antiques, and a variety of unexpected treasures at Third Eye Curiosities.

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116 E Baltimore St.

Stop 9: The Nine Oh Six

A vintage-lover’s day in Jackson wouldn’t be complete without a stop at The Nine Oh Six! Shop a curated collection of vintage clothing, furniture, decor, and more. You’ll love the shop’s groovy vibe. 

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212 E Main St.

Stop 10: Dinner at Doe’s Eat Place

Dinner is served at Doe’s Eat Place, housed in Jackson’s historic Greyhound Bus Stop! Enjoy an assortment of steak, pasta, and their famous hot tamales. 

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407 E Main St.

Last Stop: Hub City Brewing 

Round out your night at Hub City Brewing: 14,000 square feet of pure fun! Built from the bones of an iconic hundred-year-old building, it’s the perfect backdrop for games, locally handcrafted brews, live music, and fun for friends and the whole family!

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250 W Main St.

First Stop: Brunch and Shopping at Carriage House Antique Market & Cafe 

Start off your second day in Jackson with brunch surrounded by antiques inside the Carriage House Antique Market & Cafe. Enjoy candied pecan waffles, eggs benedict, and an assortment of other brunch favorites while sitting at antique tables and eating on collected china. After your meal, browse around the 19,000 square foot building full of antique treasures. 

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195 Carriage House Dr. 

Stop 2: Carl Perkins’ Resting Place

Next, pay homage to “Blue Suede Shoes” music legend Carl Perkins, who called Jackson “home.” Perkins’ resting place can be found at Ridgecrest Cemetery. 

200 Ridgecrest Rd. 

Stop 3: Rusty’s TV and Movie Car Museum 

Your next stop is Rusty’s TV & Movie Car Museum, a nostalgic Jackson gem featuring two buildings with over 50 cars, motorcycles, props and memorabilia from iconic movies and television shows. The screen is brought to life with authentic cars used in movies and shows, as well as replicas.

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323 Hollywood Dr.

Stop 4: Samuel T. Bryant Distillery 

At the Samuel T. Bryant distillery, enjoy handcrafted spirits made on a family farm that’s over a century old. They produce a diverse selection of Tennessee spirits using locally sourced ingredients.

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1331 Lower Brownsville Rd. 

Last Stop: Century Farm Winery 

Speaking of century-old family land, next you’ll head to Century Farm Winery, where you’ll find a selection of classic dry reds, semi-sweet reds, white and blush wines, sweet and fruit wines, or dessert wines. Seasonal options include warm mulled wine in the colder months or cold slushes in the summertime.

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1548 Lower Brownsville Rd.