If you go
What: Mississippi Gulf Coast Camellia Society Show
When: Noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 21
Where: Lyman Community Center, 13742 U.S. 49, Gulfport
Cost: No charge
Details: The American Camellia Society-sponsored show will be judged by camellia experts from five states. Blooms can be entered for competition before 10 a.m., and a novice category is offered for local gardeners. Anyone with a beautiful bloom is encouraged to submit it for judging, and experts will be on hand for bloom identification. Coastal residents are invited to come and view camellias, learn about camellia cultivation and engage in camellia waxing.