Jeremy London (“Party of Five”) and many of the others involved with the short film “Monsters Anonymous” will be at the Beacon Theater in Waveland on Saturday for the film’s South Mississippi premiere. The red carpet starts at 5:15 p.m. and the movie begins at 6. Tickets are $5 and are available at the box office while they last.
Country singers Joe Diffie and John Anderson headline the Hancock County Fair and Rodeo on Saturday night. More information can be found here.
If you enjoy a good marching band, why not enjoy several? The Gulf Coast Invitational Marching Festival gets under way Saturday at noon at Biloxi High School’s Indian Stadium. Tickets start at $10 and the gates open at 11 a.m.
Beyoncé makes an appearance on Saturday when The Formation World Tour hits the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Tickets starts at $45 and are available here. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
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Mickey Gilley, the original Urban Cowboy, stops by the IP Casino Resort on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and are available at Ticketmaster.com.
Get ready to rock around the Christmas tree a couple of months early when Brenda Lee performs at the Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25 and are available here.
“Da Long Jump Beast” is back with a clinic at Gulfport High School. Join Olympic medalist and Gulfport native Brittney Reese at the high school on Saturday for her Youth Speed and Agility Clinic. The clinic starts at 11 a.m. Registration is $40 on the day of the clinic. It is open to children ages 8 and older.
Improvisation for Teens
Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $40 for four sessions. Would you like to build skills in improvisation that you can help you onstage and in everyday life? If so, then this class is for you. Join members of Longshot Theatre Company as they lead teens through improvisation games and activities. This is a class for those new to improv as well as advanced students. There will be something for everyone. 228-818-2878.
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Baseball Techniques with D’Iberville Baseball Team
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. This event is part of the programming from “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” traveling exhibit. 228-897-6039.
Chess Club and lessons
Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Mississippi 57. Chess lessons from library volunteer John Hoch for all skill levels. Find out if you have what it takes to beat your friends in the ultimate game of strategy. Details: 228-826-5857.
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
National Estuaries Week
Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point. $8 Adults; $5 Children 12 and under. Learn more about estuaries. Exploration stations will teach center visitors about estuaries. Learn more about water, plants and soils, benthic (bottom dwelling) organisms and birds, reptiles and fish. Expert volunteers will answer questions. Center admission applies for the day. 228-475-0825.
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Flea Market & Bake Sale
Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Mississippi 57. The Friends of the Library will host this one-day-only flea market in the meeting room. Also, find tasty bake sale items for the family. Details: 228-826-5857.
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
One Book One Pass — Tea Time on the Lusitania
Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Pass Christian Library. Hats are encouraged (think early “Downton Abbey”) and there will be a gentlemen’s area. Tea and refreshments will be served at 541 East Scenic Drive. Free and open to all. If you have not already read the book, copies are available for checkout at the Pass Christian Library or for purchase at Pass Christian Books. Please call the library or email email@example.com if you have any questions or need further information. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us
3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Donation suggested: $10. Mix, mingle and dance the night away. No partner necessary. Free lessons, first hour (5 p.m-6 p.m.) 228-374-5547.
5 p.m.-9 p.m.