Local Events

WHAT'S HAPPENING for October (Updated Oct. 29)

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Mississippi State Port Authority monthly meeting: 8:30 a.m., Great Southern Club, Gulfport. Details: 865-4300.

Biloxi Main Street at Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., under Interstate 110 overpass on Howard Avenue. Theme: Pumpkin Palooza and Flea Market Festival featuring market vendors, pumpkin activities, prize giveaways, live entertainment and food. Details: 435-6339.

American Red Cross blood drive: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mississippi Power, 2992 West Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

American Red Cross blood drive: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Keesler Federal Credit Union, Seaway Administration Building, 130883-A Seaway Road, Gulfport. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Fall Into Art mini-class: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m., Arts on the Avenue, 618 Delmas Ave., Pascagoula. Learn painting techniques, receive instruction to paint plates, paint pumpkin on a Styrofoam plate. Cost: $10 includes materials. Details: 938-6789.

Volunteer Tour and Training: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, Ocean Springs. Current, past and potential volunteers are invited to take a tour and train as a volunteer for the Mary C. and the Ocean Springs History Museum. Details: 818-2878.

Port of Gulfport community tours: 4:30-6:30 p.m., participants board Coast Transit Authority shuttle buses on west side of Hancock Building, 2510 14th St., downtown Gulfport. Tours last 30 minutes with shuttle departures at 15-minute intervals. Reservations not required. Details: 865-4300.

Historical cemetery tour: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Greenwood Cemetery, Pascagoula. Hosted by Pascagoula Historic Preservation Commission and Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society.

Halloween party: 5-8 p.m., Fidelis Realty, Colonial Park Place, 2318 Pass Road, Biloxi. Live music, chilli cook-off, pumpkin carving, costumes encouraged and more. Adults only.

Spooky Family Game Night: 5:30 p.m., Moss Point Public Library. Come dressed in costume and enjoy games and treats. Details: 475-7462.

Great Haunted Halloween Bicycle Tour: 5:30 p.m. meet and 6 p.m. ride, Pascagoula Recreation Center, 2935 Pascagoula St. Ride to Greenwood Cemetery for historical tour will depart at 6 p.m. After tour, ride will continue along Pascagoula Historic Bike Trail. Bring cash in case tour stops for refreshments. Details: 938-2356.

Relaxing with Reiki session: 6 p.m., St. Martin Public Library. Learn relaxation techniques. Class size limited. Details: 392-3250.

Family night out: 6 p.m., Handsboro United Church, 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Fellowship, movie and refreshments. Details: 896-7264.

Trunk or Treat program: 6 p.m., Pearlington Public Library. Decorated cars, goodies and refreshments. Details: 533-0755.

Science Cafe -- Girls in STEM: 6 p.m., University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast library, Think Center, Long Beach. Presented by Judith Cwikla, director of Creativity and Innovation in STEM, discussing her research with school children and education. Explores what can be done to support careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for girls. Details: 214-3467.

MGCCC 5K Zombie Run: 6 p.m., Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston campus. Proceeds go toward student scholarships.

Gulfport Little Theatre's New York City trip meeting: 6 p.m., 2600 13th Ave. Details: 864-7983.

Learn to paint: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays until Nov. 19, Gail Keenan Art Center, 5065 Espy Ave., Long Beach. Cost: $80 for four sessions. Class limited to 10 adult students. Details: 234-1610.

Catacombs of Terror: 7 p.m. Oct. 29-31, Barksdale Pavilion, Jones Park, Gulfport. Terror haunted trail. Cost: $5 and free for ages 5 and younger. Details: 868-5950.


Success Women's Conference: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Biloxi Civic Center. Expo, fashion show and special guests. Cost: $45 all-access pass, $25 expo pass. Details/tickets: 239-1867.

Diabetes management session: 1-3 p.m., Pascagoula Public Library. Free. Limited to ages 18 and older. Details: 769-3060, Ext. 1.

First Kids Halloween Bash: 4-8 p.m., Blu Envy Night Club and Lounge, 2909 36th Ave., Gulfport. Food, candy, children activities and live entertainment.

YMCA Fall Fest: 5-7 p.m., across the street at Broome's parking lot, Ocean Springs. Costume contest, hayride, boo bus, cooking contest, candy and more. Details: 875-5050.

Artist reception: 5-7 p.m. VIP viewing and 7-8 p.m. opening reception, Ocean Springs Community Center. Artists will compete for more than $5,000 in cash awards given for 2-D and 3-D entries. Details: rebeccacheney67@gmail.com.

Trunk or Treat: 5-7 p.m., 14190 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. Funnel cakes, bouncy houses, train rides, costume contest and more. Concessions are not included with wristband. Temple Christian Academy students and one parent are free. Additional wristbands can be bought $5.

Trunk and Treat: 5-7 p.m., Fleitas Avenue Sportsplex, Pass Christian. Sponsored by Pass Christian Police Department. Hay ride with donation of canned goods for Pass Christian Food Pantry. Details: 452-3301.

Free Friday Night: 5-8 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport.

VFW Post 3937 steak dinner and silent auction: 5-8 p.m., 213 Klondyke Road, Long Beach. Cost: $15. Details: 863-8602.

Third annual Halloween at Hiller Park: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hiller Park Softball Fields, Biloxi. Details: 388-7170.

Steak night: 6-8 p.m., American Legion Post 1992, 3824 Old Spanish Trail, Gautier. Details: 497-6422.

Southern Promiseland Corn Maze: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 30 and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 31, 1212 Raygan Lane, Kiln. Details: 255-4866.

House of Payne: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 30-31, haunted house on Kajja Drive at the Bobby Eleuterius Recreational Complex behind D'Iberville Elementary School.

Pork chop dinner by the Hoop Shoot Committee: 6:30-8 p.m., Ocean Springs Elks Lodge, 2501 Beachview Drive. Cost: $10. Details: 872-2501.

Sixth annual Night of Horror Haunted House: 7 p.m. Oct. 30, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 31, Pascagoula Recreation Center, 2935 Pascagoula St. Cost: $5 and all ages welcome. Details: 938-2356.

Halloween Night at the Museum: 7 p.m., Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, Biloxi. Live music, costume contest with cash prizes. Cost: $30 per person and $50 couples. Details: 435-6320.

John Corbett Band performance: 7 p.m. doors open and 8 p.m. show, 100 Men Hall, 303 Union St., Bay St. Louis. Costume contest and Evan Barber opens. Details: 342-5770.

Friday night dinner and dance: 7:45-8:15 p.m. dinner and 8:15-10 p.m. dancing, Amour Danzar Ballroom, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Dance cost: $10. Dinner cost: $6. Details: 324-3730.

"Rocky Horror Picture Show": 8 p.m., Hard Rock Casino, 777 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Details: 1-877-877-6256 or 374-7625.


American Legion Post 33 breakfast: 8-11 a.m., 1126 Judge Sekul Ave., Biloxi. Cost: $6. Details: 374-9774.

Halloween Masquerade Ball: 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Bay St. Louis Community Center, Blaize Avenue. Silent auction, costume contest, tarot card readers, food tasting, cash bar and more. Cost: $40 in advance and $50 at the door. Hosted by Hope Haven Children Services. Details: 467-6395.

Halloween trail walk and scavenger hunt: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, 7200 Crane Lane, Gautier.

Halloween Fun: 10 a.m. fairy crown workshop, 12:30 p.m. paint pumpkins and 2:30 p.m. pumpkin carving, Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Road, Picayune. Designed for children ages 6 and older. Fairy crown workshop cost: $5 per person. Admission for pumpkin activities: $6 nonmembers and $4 members. Details: 601-799-2311.

Halloween Fun Festival: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Games, face painting and more. Included in museum admission. Details: 897-6039.

Vettes by the Shore: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Edgewater Mall, Biloxi. Car show featuring hundreds of Corvettes from Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida. Door prizes, silent auction, 50/50 drawing and live entertainment. Hosted by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Corvette Club.

Fall Festival: 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Biloxi Town Green. Kids activities, costume contest, live music and movie. Food costs will vary. Sponsored by Mosaic Church. Details: 215-0275.

Fall Community Empowerment Festival: Noon-5 p.m., Praise Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church of Biloxi, 643 Division St. Will consist of 5,000-pound grocery giveaway, free lunch for participants, clothing giveaway, health fair, empowerment stations and games for children. Details: 324-2876.

Yoga classes on Halloween: Introduction to Beginners Astrology, 1-2 p.m. and Yoga meets Dance, 2:30-3:30 p.m., River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St., Suite C, Ocean Springs. Instructor: Beth Rigby. Details: 818-4522.

Book signing: 1-4 p.m., Southern Bound Book Shop, 280 Eisenhower Drive, Biloxi. Features horror author Angela Yuriko Smith.

Halloween Bash Trick or Treating: 4-7 p.m., Coleman Avenue, Waveland. Cake walk, face painting, haunted house and more. Designed for children. Hosted by city of Waveland.

Fall Festival: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Corner Stone Baptist Church, 1410 E. Second St., Pass Christian. Trunk or treat, food, crafts and more.

Gospel Music Festival pre-show and carnival: 5 p.m., MGM Park, 875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Features Dottie Peoples, Vashawn Mitchell, The Williams Brothers, James Bolton, Helen Miller and Paul Porter. Cost: $18-$50 and $10 ages 5-17.

Fall Festival: 5-7 p.m., Escatawpa Baptist Church, 7101 Mississippi 613. Trunk or treat, food and games.

Trick or Treat: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Edgewater Mall, Biloxi. No mask for children 12 and older. Live entertainment.

Trunk or Treat Halloween event: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Bobby Eleuterius Sports Complex, 10278 Kajja Drive, D'Iberville.

Bay St. Louis Halloween night tour: 5:30-8 p.m., Cedar Rest Cemetery, Second Street. Refreshments at 108 Cue St. Sponsored by Hancock County Historical Society. Proceeds benefit Cedar Rest Cemetery tombstones in need of repair. Details: 467-4090.

Harvest Festival: 5:30-9:30 p.m., New Birth Full Gospel Baptist Church, 12010 Klein Road, Gulfport. Health fair, face painting, sack races, bouncy house, giveaway and more.

Haunted Forest: Dusk, Flint Creek Water Park, Wiggins. Cost: $12. Sponsored by Stone High Choral Department. Details: 601-408-7976 or 297-0962.

Church of the Redeemer Trunk or Treat: 6 p.m., 1904 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Bring your decorated car and hand out candy to the children. All Hallows' Eve Evensong will begin at 7 p.m.

23rd annual Pumpkin Patch: 6-8 p.m., Faithview Baptist Church, Saucier. Games, food and more. Accepting canned food donations for the Saucier Food Pantry. Details: 832-3015.

Trunk or Treat: 6-9 p.m., Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library, 2244 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $5 per car. Space walk, baked goods, bounce house, haunted hayride, trick-or-treat mansion and more. Details: 388-4400.

House of Payne: 6-10 p.m., Bobby Eleuterius Recreational Complex, Kajja Drive, behind D'Iberville Elementary School.

Longshot Improv Theatre Company performance: 7 p.m. doors open and 7:30 p.m. showtime, Randolph Center, Pass Christian. Cost: $10. Costumes encouraged.

"Rocky Horror Picture Show" backyard movie event: 7:30 p.m., Bay St. Louis Little Theatre, 398 Blaize Ave. Bring lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Cost: $5. Details: 467-9024 or bsllt.org.

Halloween Night Dance: 8 p.m.-until, French Club of Biloxi, 182 Howard Ave. Cost: $10 single and $18 couple. Details: 436-6472.