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The 'Nina' and 'Pinta', replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships, are returning to Biloxi this month. Here, they make their way to the Schooner Pier Complex to dock in December 2013, in Biloxi. Both ships were built by hand in Brazil.
The 'Nina' and 'Pinta', replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships, are returning to Biloxi this month. Here, they make their way to the Schooner Pier Complex to dock in December 2013, in Biloxi. Both ships were built by hand in Brazil. Sun Herald file

Please submit your event information online. Go to calendar.sunherald.com and click on Add Event. The submission deadline for print is noon Monday for publication in Friday’s Marquee entertainment guide.

Friday

Mudslingers

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. See if clay is your new hobby. Create two pots to keep; they will be glazed and ready to pick up two weeks from class date. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Class limit: 10 students. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/mudslingers-friday-december-8/

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon

MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $85 Launch Rate. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon course features a fast, flat, BQ-friendly path along the Coast from Pass Christian to Biloxi. The course is a USATF Certified Boston Qualifier route. Runners can expect a marathon, half marathon, 5K and kids marathon during race weekend. Marathon Expo on Dec. 8 and 9; kids marathon Dec. 9; Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon starts 7 a.m. Dec. 10 at Henderson Point, Pass Christian. 228-233-3465. msgulfcoastmarathon.com/

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 8; 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9; 4:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 10

Date Night on the Pottery Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. Couples spend two hours playing on pottery wheels. Create two bowls to keep; they will be glazed and fired. Work ready to pick up in about two weeks. Wear clothes that can get dirty. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/date-night-on-the-pottery-wheel-friday-december-8-600-800-pm/

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

‘Murder’s in the Heir’

St. Patrick Catholic High School, 18300 St. Patrick Road, Biloxi. $15. St. Patrick Catholic High School Drama Guild Fall Production. Audience-interactive, murder mystery-comedy dinner theater, by Billy St. John. Ticket price includes buffet (house will open 30 minutes prior to the show, with buffet opening 15 minutes prior to show time). Tickets available at SPCHS front office. 228-702-0500. bit.ly/2zB764D

6:30 p.m.

Senior Dance

East Jackson County Community Center, 9313 Old Stage Road, Moss Point. $5. Senior dance with Mississippi Southern country band. No alcohol; no smoking. Primarily for seniors but open to all ages. 228-623-3613.

7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Amour Danzar dinner dances

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Dinner $6, dance $10. Amour Danzar hosts a dinner dance every Friday night from 7:30 to 10 p.m. $6 dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., $10 Dance from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. 228-324-3730. amourdanzar@att.net

7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

7th Annual Pet Remembrance Memorial Tree

A Pet’s Memory Pet Funeral Home & Crematory, 1520 28th St., Gulfport. Free. Bring a picture of your pet for a Pet Remembrance Memorial Tree during business hours in December: 9 a.m. -3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Refreshments will be served noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 9. 228-863-7389. www.apetsmemorycremation.com

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Two-day Book Sale

St. Martin Public Library, 15004 Lemoyne Blvd., Biloxi. Materials for sale are bargain-priced. Some specially priced items will be available. Children’s videos, books on tape and some music CDs also available. All proceeds go to the Friends of the St. Martin Library for projects about the library and special programs. Details: 228-392-3250. 228-392-3250. www.jgrls.org

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Saturday

Make a Ceramic Magnolia: Holiday Edition

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25. Create a magnolia or poinsettia out of clay. No experience is needed. Fee includes all glazes, firing, and instruction; work will be ready to pick up in 2 weeks. Registration closes 24 hours before class time. Pre-registration required. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/make-ceramic-magnolia-holiday-edition/

1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Dolphin Cruise at Gulfport Harbor

Pan Isles Ship Island Excursions, P.O. Box 1467, Gulfport. $19 adults, $15 children; $17 seniors, military. Two-hour cruise along the Mississippi shoreline, in search of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Includes a visit through the state container ship harbor. Reservations recommended through website. Meet at Ship Island Ferry Dock in Gulfport Yacht Harbor. 866-466-7386. www.msshipisland.com

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Gallery Talk with Jim Downey

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Free. Jim Downey, secretary and web master for Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club will speak on “Tips and Tricks on Restoring an Old Motorcycle.” 228-374-5547. georgeohr.org

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Vancleave Live Oak Choctaw 5D Barrel Race

Conrad Mallette Multi-Purpose Complex, 5400 Ballpark Road, Vancleave. Free. Presented by Triple D. Barrel racing, show horse competition, food, vendor booths, silent auction, cake auction. Exhibitions 10 a.m.-noon; Native American dance 1:30 p.m.

10 a.m.

Clay Babies: Christmas Ornaments

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $15. Little ones will cut out, paint their own colorful clay Christmas ornaments. Older children welcome if a younger sibling is enrolled. Work will be ready to pick up in one week. Pre-registration required. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/clay-babies-christmas-ornaments/

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Bicentennial Mississippi Statehood Celebration

Pascagoula Lighthouse Park, 3621 Frederic St., Pascagoula. Free. City of Pascagoula and Jackson County Historical Society celebrate 200 years of Mississippi statehood. Open trolley tours of historic Pascagoula begin 10 a.m. Food vendors, organization booths, photo booth, time capsule burial; music by Blackwater Brass.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Heritage Hall of Fame Exhibit Grand Opening

Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, 115 First St., Biloxi. Free. Nearly 400 stories about men, women and businesses that contributed to the growth of the seafood industry along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 228-435-6320. www.maritimemuseum.org

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Seward-Ruddiman show opening

The Art House, 921 Cash Alley, Ocean Springs. Free. Painter Norma Seward and potter Susan Ruddiman, both of Ocean Springs, are the featured artists for their joint show, “A Merry Mix of Paintings and Pottery,” to hang through Jan. 6. Art House regular hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 228-875-9285.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Kids Pottery Wheel

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $45. Staff will help little ones create two pots to keep; they will be glazed and ready to pick up two weeks from class date. Pottery can be shipped out of town. Children should wear clothes that can get dirty. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/kids-pottery-wheel/

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lee Green Pope book signing

Barnes and Noble - Gulfport, 15246 Crossroads Parkway, Gulfport. Free. Signing four books in her “Not So Grimm Faerie Tale” series, which started out as plays performed at Biloxi Little Theatre, Gulfport Little Theatre and The Mississippi Coast Coliseum. 228-832-8906.

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Farmers Market

Moss Point Welcome Center, 5500 Main St., Moss Point. Fresh, healthy produce and a mix of crafts, baked goods, live plants and more. www.cityofmosspoint.org

7 a.m.-11 a.m.

Professional Bull Riders

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $15-$155. The most talented and toughest riders take part in competition for top honors on the Professional Bull Riders Tour. 228-594-3700. www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B0052FF9A083C59

7 p.m.

Volunteer Day

34th Street Wholistic Gardens and Education Center, 808 34th Street, Gulfport. Help in the 34th Street Community Garden. Wear appropriate, comfortable clothes (long pants, closed toe shoes, etc.) and bring hats, sunscreen, gloves, and gardening tools. General cleanup, learning about compost, building compost bins, “bumping up” seedlings into larger pots, other activities. A family-friendly event.

8 a.m.-11 a.m.

The Farmers Market at Long Beach

Farmers Market at Long Beach on the Town Green, Jeff Davis Ave. and 4th St., Long Beach. Local honey, local fruits and vegetables in season, jams, jellies, pickles, dip mixes, herbs, beeswax candles and lip balm, free-range chicken and duck eggs, frozen Cajun foods, goat’s milk soap, annual and perennial bedding plants, hanging baskets, breads, muffins, cookies, pastries, gourd decor, pralines, dog treats, hot tamales, teas, boiled peanuts, shrimp, beef and more. A State Certified Farmers Market. TFMatLongBeach@gmail.com Follow on Facebook at The Farmers Market at Long Beach. https://www.facebook.com/TFMatLongBeach/

8 a.m.-noon

Hiller Park First Responders, Armed Forces Honor Garden

Hiller Park Renaissance Garden, 377 Hiller Drive, Biloxi. Free. Individuals over 18 are invited to help create an honor garden for first responders and those in the Armed Forces. This is the first phase. Participants will choose a job, then will be given instructions. Gloves and equipment will be provided for the time they are on site. Snacks and water available all day. Lunch provided for those who stay all day. horticulturefor humanity.org

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Long Beach Farmers Market

Long Beach Farmers’ Market, 115 W. 1st St., Long Beach. Local, sustainable produce, baked goods, dairy, beef, pork, goat, lamb, honey.

8:30 a.m.-noon

Crane Fest 2017

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, 7200 Crane Lane, Gautier. Free. Activities: meeting live birds of prey and reptiles up close, pontoon boat tours, presentations and archery and air rifle demonstrations. Presentations include the hawks, owls, and falcons of the Environmental Studies Center, insects of the Audubon Institute’s BugMobile and special demonstrations of traditional Choctaw dance, music. www.fws.gov/refuge/Mississippi_Sandhill_Crane/

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunday

Walter Isaacson Signing

Pass Books & Cat Island Coffeehouse, 300 E. Scenic Drive, Pass Christian. New York Times bestseller will speak about and sign copies of his biography of Leonardo da Vinci. 228-222-4827. www.passbooksonline.com

1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

‘My Day with the Master’

First Baptist Church of Saucier, 24253 Church Ave., Saucier. A dramatic play, “My Day with the Master” tells the story of Jesus’ scourging, crucifixion and resurrection, from a Roman centurion’s perspective.

11 a.m.-noon

Nancy Buckheister Benefit Fish Fry

Latimer Community Center, 10908 Daisy Vestry Road, Biloxi. $10 per plate. Benefit fish fry for cancer patient Nancy Buckheister. Featuring the band Coast. $10 per person includes fish plate and sides; drinks, desserts sold separately. 228-392-8878.

11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monday

Unique Crochet Club classes

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. Free. Instructor: Teresa Busby. Learn fundamentals and to crochet with confidence. Bring supplies: a selection of yarn and crochet hooks. Space limited; register at 228-826-5857 or visit the library.

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Weekly Crochet Club

Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Highway 57, Vancleave. Free; bring own supplies. Open to any experience level. Instructor: Teresa Busby. Learn new ideas and techniques. Beginners will discover the fundamentals and become empowered to crochet with confidence. Bring supplies: a selection of yarn and choice of crochet hooks.

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Discover Your Inner Artist

Hobby Lobby, 2649 Pass Road, Biloxi. $15 per two-hour session. Art class in oil or acrylics. 228-222-0180.

Noon-2 p.m., 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Christmas Jar Decorating

Gautier Public Library, 2100 Library Lane, Gautier. Free. Christmas crafts jar decorating class for adults age 17 and up. Make your own Christmas Mason jar, learn to make gifts for friends and family. All supplies and light refreshments provided. Space limited; registration required: 228-497-4531.

4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Ocean Springs Table Tennis

Ryan Youth Center, 726 Pine Drive, Ocean Springs. $2. Fee of $2 per person to cover use of building. 228-875-4236. facebook.com/OSTableTennis/

6 p.m.

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. It’s time to enroll or re-enroll for the Affordable Care Act health insurance program; deadline is Dec. 15. Claudette Jones, a certified health care application counselor with Coastal Family Health, will provide one-on-one assistance. Bring accurate household income information and the birth dates of all dependents in household. If not a citizen, bring citizenship information and green card or passport. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

MS Publisher 101

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Free series of computer classes covering a wide range of subjects. Registration required.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Tuesday

Bridge Lessons for Beginners

Gulf Coast Bridge Association Clubhouse, 14069 4th St., Gulfport. Free for first 4 weeks; $10 per lesson after that. Lessons for beginning bridge players will be held weekly at the Gulf Coast Bridge Association Clubhouse. 228-539-1253. gulfcoastbridge.bridgesite.org/

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Beaded Jewelry Class

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $25 members, $35 nonmembers. Students will learn different techniques to design and create beautiful jewelry using Swarovski and Czech crystals, glass, wood, ceramic beads; natural stones, cultured pearls, sterling silver and pewter charms, pendants. All tools, supplies provided and included in fee. Instructor: Shirley Cahela. Registration deadline is one week prior to class. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=beaded-jewelry-making

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Ocean Springs Democratic Breakfast Club

Phoenicia Gourmet Restaurant, 1223 Government St., Ocean Springs. Ocean Springs Democrats meet for breakfast every Tuesday morning at Phoenicia Restaurant. Details: 228-547-1844.

8 a.m.-9 a.m.

Gulf Coast Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Beauvoir United Methodist Church, 2113 E. Pass Road, Biloxi. Monthy meeting will be a Christmas potluck luncheon. Details: 896-3075.

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Holiday Relaxation Class

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free (donations accepted for instructional costs). Instructor will incorporate gentle yoga with extended stretching, relaxation, meditation. An 8-week series (no Nov. 21 class). Wear comfortable clothes, bring exercise mat. Registration, information: 228-452-4596 or passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Intermediate Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Class focuses on throwing larger pieces, making handles, spouts, lidded vessels. Addresses altering techniques and creating and designing more difficult forms like oval casserole dishes, pitchers, lidded jars, bottles. Basic throwing skills required. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay and all glazes, class firings, instruction. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/intermediate-wheel-throwing-tuesdays-november-7-december-19/

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Hegwood Biloxi Community Market

Biloxi Farmers’ Market — Charles R. Hegwood Community Market, 949 W. Howard Ave., Biloxi. Charles R. Hegwood Biloxi Community Market, under the I-110 overpass at Howard Avenue in Biloxi. Year round market, open on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly. Fresh produce, plants honey, jams, jellies, pickles, baked goods, crafts. 724-320-4817.

7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Intermediate/Beginners Argentine Tango Lessons with Kim

Argentine Tango — Howard Avenue, 632 Howard Ave., Biloxi. $10. Improve your tango and learn new steps, choreography. 228-332-0291.

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Center Stage Theatre, 2670 Rue Palafox, Biloxi. $7 per seat. Youth production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare. 228-388-6258. centerstagebiloxi.org

7:30 p.m.

Tai Chi @Your Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. All ages are welcome. Socks recommended.

9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Wednesday

Knitting 101 Class

Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave., Pass Christian. Free. Open knitting lessons. Knitting needles and yarn available for those who want to learn but don’t have the supplies. 228-452-4596. www.harrison.lib.ms.us

1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Beginning Wheel Throwing

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. Six-week introductory pottery wheel class. Students will learn the fundamentals of wheel throwing, including making cylinders, bowls, and cups with handles. Basic introduction to glazing and work with cone 6 oxidation and cone 10 reduction glazes. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay and tool kit for new students. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/beginning-wheel-throwing-wednesdays-november-8-december-20-100-400-pm/

1 p.m.-4 p.m.

WOW Christmas Lunch, Ornament Exchange

Knight Nonprofit Center, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport. Meeting is free (includes dessert to attend) or catered lunch is $10, all inclusive. Celebrate the reason for the season. For ornament exchange, bring an ornament ($5 max) wrapped or in gift bag. Extras available. Raffle drawing for TV at the luncheon. If you need to reserve a table for 7, contact wowgulfcoast@aol.com or text to 228-424-0098.

Noon-1 p.m.

Preschool Story Time

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy. 49, Gulfport. Free. For ages 2 to 5. Read books, sing songs, dance, and make a craft. This week’s theme is “The Letter J!”

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Yoga at OOMA

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $10. All levels flow class with Ellen Walker of Downtown Yoga Ocean Springs. Bring your own mat. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/yoga-at-ooma-2/

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Beginning Ballroom Dance and Country Western Swing

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $80 for 8 lessons. Beginning Ballroom Dance class will start at 6 p.m. and end at 6:45 p.m. Most popular dance steps like the fox trot, waltz, rumba, cha cha and swing. At 6:45, Country Western begins, ending at 7:30. Both classes will run for eight weeks. 228-324-3730. amourdanzarevents@gmail.com

6 p.m.-6:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Teen Drawing & Painting Wednesday Classes

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $105 per student per month members, $115 per student per month nonmembers. Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting. All supplies, materials provided. Instructor: Carmen Lugo. Registration deadline for December: Nov. 29. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=teen-drawing-painting-wednesday-class-2

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Mudslingers

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $25 per person. See if clay is your new hobby. Create two pots to keep; will be glazed and ready to pick up two weeks from class date. Works can be shipped out of town. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Limited to 10 students. 228-374-5547. https://www.georgeohr.org/product/mudslingers-wednesday-december-13/

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Country Western Dance lessons

Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. $80 for 8 lessons. Country Western dance steps lessons start at 6:45 p.m. and end at 7:30. The course is eight weeks long. Details: 228-324-3730. 228-324-3730. Amourdanzarevents@gmail.com

6:45 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

MS Publisher 102

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Free series of computer classes covering a wide range of subjects. Registration required.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Thursday

Literary Ladies

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. Monthly book discussion group.

10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Make and Create

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Two hours of open craft for those working on a craft and who enjoy being with other creative types. No instruction given or supplies provided. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info

10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Children’s Story Hour

Kiln Public Library, 17065 Hwy. 603, Kiln. Children’s Story Hours for children up to 5 years of age. The program includes stories, crafts and fun. 228-255-1724. www.hancocklibraries.info

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Aviation History Luncheon

Gulf Coast Event Center, 9475 Hwy. 49, Gulfport. Tickets $25. Speaker: Tom Simmons, author of “A Man Called Brown Condor.” Proceeds to benefit the Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum, John C. Robinson Brown Condor Association. Tickets, information: 601-299-2816 228-867-6322.

11:30 a.m.

Thursday Lunch and Learn

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $15 members, $16 nonmembers. Menu: Shrimp and Grits, Santa Brownie. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=lunch-learn-thursday-52

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Matinee in the Bay

Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library, 312 U.S. 90, Bay St. Louis. When a cosmic event turns Emma’s dog and cat into two perfect guys, Emma reconsiders her outlook on dating, works out her trust issues and ultimately learns to love herself. Popcorn served. 228-467-5282. www.hancocklibraries.info

2 p.m.-4 p.m.

*teen thursdays* @Orange Grove Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy. 49, Gulfport. Free. Weekly program. Crafts, book discussions, games. This week: Wii Sports.

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Bienville Toastmasters

The Meeting Place, 770 Water St., Biloxi. Bienville Toastmasters meets every Thursday. Learn presentation (public speaking) and leadership skills. Details: Michael, 228-235-5046. 228-207-0663.

5:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Beginning Hand-building in Clay

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $220 per student, $20 materials fee. No prior experience required for this six-week introductory hand-building pottery class. Students will learn the fundamentals of working with clay: pinching, coiling, and slabs will be used to construct functional pottery forms like mugs, trays, and casseroles. Class fee includes 25-pound bag of clay, tool kit for new students. 228-374-5547. www.georgeohr.org/product/beginning-handbuilding-thursdays-november-9-december-21-600-900-pm/

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Tai Chi @The Library

Orange Grove Public Library, 12135 Old Hwy 49, Gulfport. Free. All ages are welcome. Socks recommended.

9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Friday

Friday Night Demo Dinner with the Chef

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. $45 members, $55 nonmembers. Instructor: Chef Cheri Hiers. Menu: Cheddar Cheese Cookies, Seafood and Spinach, White Wine Cream Sauce, Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi, Cranberry and Dark Chocolate Brownie Trifle. Price includes two adult beverages. 228-818-2878. themaryc.org/?event=december-2017-friday-night-demo-dinner-chef

6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Winter Watercolor Workshops

Bellande Court, 648 Bellande Ave., Ocean Springs. $45. Morning or afternoon mini watercolor sessions. Drawings on wc paper provided. Bring set of Prang watercolor pans and 2 brushes, one round 10 or 12 and one flat quarter inch. Call The Pink Rooster/Gallery Garbo, 228-875-1218, to book. Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-noon, Adirondack Chair on Beach with Gulls; 1-4 p.m., Snow Birds in Hats; Dec.15, 9 a.m. -noon, Boat and Water; 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Romantic Girl; Dec.16, 9 a.m.-noon, Nutcracker Ballet; 1 p.m.-4 p.m.Child with Red Wagon; Dec.22, 9 a.m.-noon, Seashells; 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Flowers; Dec.29, 9 a.m.-noon, Rooster; 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Farmers’ Market. pinkroosterartgallery.com

9 a.m.-noon, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Nina and Pinta on Tour

Biloxi Schooner Pier Complex, 367 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $8.50 adults; $7.50 seniors; $6 students (5-16). Replica Columbus ships will be in port. Both ships tour together to education the public and school children on a caravel, a type of Portuguese ship used by Columbus and other early explorers. Guided tours can be arranged. 228-435-6320. www.maritimemuseum.org

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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