This Week: July 14-20

July 13, 2014 

AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD/FILEFind fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and more at farmers markets in several cities throughout South Mississippi each week.


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Beginning chair yoga: 1 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St., Instructor: Shawn Chappell. Limited class size, designed for people with physical limitations or seniors. Details/registration: 769-3060, ext. 1.

Long Beach Historical Society presentation: 6 p.m., 643 Klondyke Road, Long Beach. Speaker: Jane Shambra of the Biloxi Public Library. Presentation will feature the genealogical importance of family treasures. Details: 214-3423.

Second annual Taste of the Bay: 6-8 p.m., D'Iberville Town Green, 10004 Central Ave. Local restaurants will participate. Tickets available at the event and in advance at Dickey's BBQ and Vintage Wine and Liquor in D'Iberville. Cost: $25. Details: 861-2293.


Perfect Trio cooking class: 6-8:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Cost: $30 members, $35 nonmembers. Details/registration: 897-6039 or

"Saltoriya": 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 17, Beau Rivage Theatre, Biloxi. No shows Mondays. Features aerial acts, comedy and music. Tickets start at $12.95. Buy four tickets for $40 when mentioning the offer code SALT or two tickets for $20 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays when mentioning offer code RIYA. All tickets are subject to tax and service fees. Buy tickets at the Beau Rivage ticket office, by phone at 888-566-7469 or at


Biloxi Chamber of Commerce breakfast and unveiling of the 33rd annual Biloxi Seafood Festival poster: 8 a.m., Hard Rock Casino, VIBE, Biloxi. Speaker: Mayor A.J. Holloway. Details: 604-0014.

Gulfport Police Animal Welfare Shelter adoption event: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Jones Park, Barksdale Pavilion, Gulfport. Must be at least 18 years old with a state-issued ID to adopt. Details: 868-5703.

Gulfport Harbor Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 16, 23, 30, Jones Park, in Gulfport Harbor off U.S. 90. Producer-only certified market featuring local and seasonal produce, honey, eggs, plants and more.

Kreative Kids Art Camp: 10:30 a.m., Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library. Theme: Incredible Hoop Glider, introducing children to scientific concepts of gravity, lift, thrust and drag. Details: 467-5282.

Pass Market: 4-6 p.m. June 16, 23 and 30, Community Pavilion, Davis Avenue, Pass Christian. Locally grown produce and baked goods. Details: 297-3040.

Yoga in the Galleries: 6-8 p.m., Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Cost: $25. Details:


Biloxi's Farmers Market Festival: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., under Interstate 110, corner of Howard Avenue and Hopkins Boulevard. Vendors, giveaways, plant/vegetable baskets, cookbooks and entertainment. Details: 435-6296.

Christmas Expo: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 17, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. July 18, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. July 19, Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Christmas shopping, planning and brainstorming for home decorators, commercial decorators and businesses. Classes, discussions and guest speakers will be featured. General admission cost: $8. Single- and three-day passes are available for specialized classes. Details/registration:

Kreative Kids Art Camp: 10:30 a.m., Kiln Public Library. Theme: Incredible Hoop Glider, introducing children to scientific concepts of gravity, lift, thrust and drag. Details: 467-5282.

Pond management workshop: 6 p.m., Lower Pascagoula Wildlife Management Area headquarters, Wade-Vancleave Road. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will address pond design, fish stocking, harvest and more. Details: 601-582-7721.

Long Beach LIVE!: 7 p.m., Harper McCaughan Town Green, 301 Jeff Davis Ave., Free concert by The Eves. Details: 863-8535.

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying": 7:30 p.m. July 17-19, 2 p.m. July 20, 7:30 p.m. July 23-26, 2 p.m. July 27, Center Stage, Biloxi. Cost: $22.50. Details/tickets: 388-6258 or

"Play On!": 8 p.m. July 17-19, Biloxi Little Theatre, 220 Lee St. Summer teen production. Tickets: $15 and $12. Details: 432-8543 and


Professional summer workshops: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Tulane University, Mississippi Coast campus, Edgewater Mall, Biloxi. Cost: $10. Topic: Getting to know your iPad. Instructor: Duane Naddy. Details: 388-5769.

Kids' movie at de l'Epee Center: 2-4 p.m. July 18 and 25. Kids only. 1450 North St., Gulfport. Fun, food and games. Details: 897-2280.

Art for Youth's Sake exhibit/reception: 4-6 p.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Sponsored by Pass Christian Art Association. Hors d'oeuvres, exhibition of various artists. Details: 452-4596.

French Club Friday night dinner: 6-8 p.m. July 18 and 25, 182 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Cost: $8. Details: 436-6472.

Ocean Springs Elks Lodge 2501 dinner: 6:30-8 p.m., 2501 Beachview Drive. Grilled steak or fish. Details: 872-2501.

"Shrek the Musical": 7 p.m. July 18, 3 and 7 p.m. July 19, 3 p.m. July 20, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Jeff Davis campus auditorium. Production by WING Performing Arts program. Tickets: $7 students, $10 seniors, military, and $13 general admission. Registration/details: 897-6039 or

"Night, Mother": 8 p.m. July 18-19, 2 p.m. July 20, Bay St. Louis Little Theatre, 398 Blaize Ave., in the Depot District. Cost: $14 adults, $10 seniors, veterans, military and children, $6 children 12 and under. Mature theme. Details/reservations: 467-9024 or

Friday night dance: 8-10 p.m. July 18 and 25, Amour Danzar, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Cost: $10 per person. Casual dress. Details: 324-3730.


Pass Market: 8 a.m.-noon July 19 and 26, War Memorial Park, Pass Christian. Locally grown produce, baked goods, local artists and craft vendors. Details: 297-3040.

Long Beach Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon July 19 and 26, 125 Jeff Davis Ave. Local grown produce, artisan breads, honey, dairy, meats, eggs and more. Live acoustic music. Monthly drawings and cooking demonstrations. Details: 234-8732.

Introduction to Motion Picture Acting: 10 a.m.-noon, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Class includes showing clips from Mark Headley's family films. Ages 5-12. Cost: $10. Details: 374-5547.

Third annual Baby and Child Expo: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Edgewater Mall, Biloxi. Giveaways, prizes, more than 30 exhibitors and bags given to first 100 attendees. Details: 233-0686.

Youth Explosion: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Moss Point Riverfront, 4400 Denny St., Moss Point. Talent showcase, bounce houses, local vendors, face-painting and more. Details: 249-1280.

Tim Shelton performance: 7 p.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Shelton is the founder and lead singer of the bluegrass band NewFound Road. Tickets: $12. Details: 818-2878.

French Club of Biloxi Saturday night dance: 8 p.m.-midnight, 182 Howard Ave., Cost: $8 single, $15 couple. Music by Nick Mattina and the Checkmates. Details: 436-6472.


VFW Post 6731 breakfast: 8-11 a.m. July 20 and 27, 4321 W. Gay Road, D'Iberville. Cost: $6.

Ocean Springs Elks Lodge 2501 steak and egg breakfast: 9-11 a.m., 2501 Beachview Drive. Details: 872-2501.

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