Local Events

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Oct. 29)

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Ocean Springs Elks Lodge 2501 breakfast: 9-11 a.m., 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $7.

Jason Gibbons appearance: 10 a.m., Temple Baptist Church, 14190 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. Features basketball trickster and Harlem superstar inducted into Harlem Legends. Details: 251-769-2097.

Great Savior's Roundup Fall Festival: Noon-5 p.m., Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 23146 U.S. 49, Saucier. Food, games, inflatables, hay rides, candy and more. Details: 697-1142.


Friends of Moss Point Library meeting: 1:30 p.m., Ina Thompson Moss Point Library, 4119 Bellview St. Details: 475-7462.


At Ease Gang meeting: 7 a.m., Treasure Bay Casino, Infinity Buffet, 1980 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Details: 806-4453.

Fit for the Holidays program: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24, East Central Public Library, 21801 Slider Road. Healthy refreshments. Learn low-impact workouts for beginners. Details: 588-6263.

Lego Club meeting: 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and 10 a.m. Nov. 21, East Central Public Library, 21801 Slider Road. Designed for ages 8 and older. Refreshments. Details: 588-6263.

Harrison County 4-H Shooting Sports Program orientation meeting: 5:30 p.m., Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center, 1815 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Designed for ages 8-18. Learn responsible and safe use of firearms and archery equipment in the presence of certified instructors. Sponsored by Mississippi State University. Details: 865-4227.

Novel-writing event: 6 p.m., Ina Thompson Moss Point Library, 4119 Bellview St. Designed for ages 11-19. Refreshments. Scribophiles will learn how to write a novel in 30 days with the NaNoWriMo program. Details: 475-7462.

Thanksgiving-themed cooking class: 6-8:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Cost: $35 members, $40 nonmembers. Details/registration: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.


Second Cup with Mayor Billy Skellie: 7:30 p.m. doors open and 8 a.m. program starts, University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park, 730 E. Beach Blvd., Long Beach. Hosted by Long Beach Chamber of Commerce. Details: 604-0014.

Gulf Coast Symphony Guild meeting: 10 a.m., Edgewater Inn, Biloxi. Guests are welcome.

Monster of a Story Time: 10:30 a.m., Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Presented by Wild Pirates Theater. Puppet show, story, original music and craft. Presented by Amelia Woodcock's class. Details: 452-4596.

New Tweens yoga class: 4:15-5:15 p.m. Wednesdays, River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St. Suite C, Ocean Springs. Led by Summer Baldwin. Ages 9-12. Cost: $65 for five-class pass, $120 for 10-class pass and $15 single class.

Marty Wilson art exhibit open house reception: 5:30-7 p.m., Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, 115 First St., Biloxi. Wilson will discuss and showcase his marine-themed artwork. Exhibit will be up through Jan. 8. Details: 435-6320.

Line-dancing classes: 6 p.m. Nov. 4, 11 and 18, Pascagoula Public Library, 3214 Pascagoula St. Led by Ericka Nicholson for beginners to advanced. Details: 762-3060.

Yoga Evening at the Museum: 6-7:30 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $5 per person. No charge for River Rock monthly unlimited members. Bring own yoga mat. Instructor: Moira Anderson. Details: 374-5547.

NOV. 5

Blood drive: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Our Lady Academy High School, 222 S. Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Foster parent orientation: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 5 and 5-6 p.m. Nov. 19, Mississippi Department of Human Services, 10260 Larkin Smith Drive, Gulfport. Details: 897-5790.

Seventh annual Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce Expo: 3-7 p.m., Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave. Food, music, prizes, networking, drawing and raffles. Free to attend. Details: 435-6149.

Starting a Business -- First Steps: 6-8 p.m., Innovation Center, first floor, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 396-8661.

Farmer and the Chef: 6 p.m., Golden Nugget Casino, 151 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Hosted by March of Dimes. Event will pair local farmers who will provide local chefs with products to prepare four-course meals for attendees. Cost/details: 206-3429.

Town hall meeting: 6-8 p.m., de l'Epée Deaf Center, 1450 North St., Gulfport. Athletic opportunities, social-emotional growth and development, ASL and spoken English language development, academic achievement and early language acquisition. Details: 897-2280.

Spanish Trail District roundtable: 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2301 15th St., Gulfport.

"The Lady in Question": 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-7, 2 p.m. Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-14 and 2 p.m. Nov. 15, Center Stage Theatre, 2670 Rue Palafox, Biloxi. Cost: $17 adults; $15 seniors, students, military and first responders. Details/tickets: 388-6258 or centerstagebiloxi.org.

NOV. 6

Mass adoption: 9 a.m., Jackson County Chancery Court, 3104 Magnolia St., Pascagoula. Presented by Jackson County Division of Family Children Services. Details: 769-3449.

Blood drive: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., South Mississippi Regional Center, 1170 West Railroad, Long Beach. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Fish dinners: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 800 Division St., Biloxi. Cost: $7. Free local delivery on three or more orders. Details: 435-0007.

Lunch and Learn at Jubilee Center: Noon-1 p.m., 4322 Popp's Ferry Road, D'Iberville. Speaker: Bobby Eleuterius, D'Iberville city manager. Cost: $10 includes lunch. Reservation required. Details: 392-4288.

CASA award presentation: 2-4 p.m., Harrison County Youth Court, Gulfport. Honoring Above and Beyond award recipients Billy and Ellen Alexander.

First Friday: 5-8 p.m., downtown Biloxi. Details: 435-6339.

Ocean Springs Elks Lodge 2501 grilled dinner: 6:30-8 p.m., 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $18 steaks, $12 fish.

"The Last Five Years": 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6-8, The Mary C. Cultural Center, 1600 Government St., Ocean Springs. Cost: $15. Details: 818-2878.

Friday Night dance: 7:30-8 p.m. dinner served and 8-10 p.m. dancing, Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27, Amour Danzar, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Cost: $10 dance and $6 dinner. Details: 324-3730.

NOV. 7

Indoor fall bazaar: 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Handsboro United Methodist Church, 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Details: 860-3311.

Third annual Sean M. Cooley Citizen Soldier 5K Fun Run/Walk: 9 a.m., Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jackson County campus, Gautier. 1K kids fun run. Cost: $20 repeat runners and MGCCC students, $25 registration prior to Oct. 15, $30 registration after Oct. 15 and $15 for runners under 12 years of age.

Magnificat breakfast­­­ -- A Ministry to Catholic Women: 9 a.m.-noon, Our Lady of Fatima, 2950 Pass Road, Parish Hall, Biloxi. Cost: $12 per person, no tickets will be sold at door. Reservations must be made by Nov. 5. Speaker: Marian Cunningham.

Long Beach Farmers Market Radish Festival: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., corner of Church Avenue and Pine Street, in front of the First United Methodist Church. Cooking demonstrations, gardening and flower-arranging information, free tastings and local food and plants. Details: 234-8732.

Pascagoula Gun Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 7 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Jackson County Fairgrounds, 2902 Shortcut Road. Includes guns, military, hunting, knives, gun enthusiasts, dealers, collectors, appraisals, concessions available. Free parking. Door prizes. No loaded guns or loose ammo allowed. Cost: $7 adults and $1 children 5-12. Details: 601-498-4235.

37th annual Peter Anderson Arts and Crafts Festival: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 7-8, downtown Ocean Springs. Hosted by Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce. Details: 875-4424.

Let's Go Flying: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Stennis International Airport/ Million Air, 7250 Stennis Airport Drive, Kiln. Pilots volunteer their time and aircraft to allow individuals with disabilities to experience joy of flying. Details: 601-624-4400 or 222-5922.

Cub Scout Family Campout -- May the Pack Be With You: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 7-8, Camp Tiak, 64 Camp Tiak Road, Wiggins. Cost: $30 per Cub Scout and $30 per adult. Late fees will apply if registered after Oct. 23 to $40 per adult and $20 additional members. Equipment list suggestions are available. Details: 601-582-2326.

Cruising for Glasses Fundraiser: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Woolmarket Lions Club, 12596 Lorraine Road, Biloxi. Help raise money for families in need of eyeglasses. Vendors, live entertainment, cruisers welcome, raffles, food and old cars. Donations appreciated. Details: 860-9186.

Silver Run Volunteer Fire Department fish fry: 11 a.m.., 1071 Ridge Road, Perkinston. Cost: $8. Cake walk, 50/50 drawing, food and more. Details: 601-528-4019.

Family yoga: 1-2 p.m., River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St. Suite C, Ocean Springs. Cost: $20 per family.

Red, White and Blue in Jones Park in Gulfport: Immediately after Veterans Day parade until 4 p.m. Food, music, vendors and more. Details: 868-3414.

Ocean Springs Elks Lodge 2501 spaghetti fundraiser: 5-8 p.m., 2501 Beachview Drive, Ocean Springs. Cost: $8 presale, $10 at the door and $5 children. Proceeds benefit the Ocean Springs High School JROTC.

Youth Ghost Hunt at Beauvoir: 6-10 p.m., Beauvoir, Biloxi. Hosted by Mississippi Gulf Coast Paranormal. Cost: $40 for child and free for parents; $20 additional child. Two children per adult. Includes honorary MGC Paranormal Team Member certificate on completion of hunt. Details: 388-4400.

NOV. 8

Blood drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 10446 LeMoyne Blvd., D'Iberville. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Long Beach Veterans Day parade and concert: 1 p.m., Jeff Davis Avenue, Long Beach. Military, ROTC and other veterans organizations. Live entertainment. Puppet performance, veterans with convertibles, refreshments and more. Details: 332-1083.

Mississippi Coast Remote Control Club meeting: 2 p.m., 14665 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Details: 209-1241.

NOV. 10

Blood drive: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Hospital Medical Office Building, 4500 13th St., Gulfport. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Bienville Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 and 24, Boomtown Casino, second-floor conference room, Biloxi. Topic: Communication and leadership skills. Details: 235-5046.

NOV. 11

National Park Service Free Veterans Day: Various times, Gulf Islands National Seashore, 3500 Park Road, Visitor Center, Ocean Springs. Join national parks across the country in celebrating Veterans Day with free entry into the park. Details: 230-4100.

Bay-Waveland Garden Club meeting: 10 a.m., Waveland Civic Center, Ground Zero Museum, 335 Coleman Ave. Topic: Floral Design by Penny Crawford. Details: 222-1872 or 493-4358.

Blood drive: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jackson County campus, U.S. 90, Gautier. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Gautier Veterans Day Laying of the Wreath Ceremony: 11 a.m., Gautier City Hall. Hosted by American Legion Post 1992. Details: 627-1887.

15th annual Jackson County Veterans Day Program: 11 a.m., Veterans Memorial Monument, downtown Moss Point. Speaker: Troy Ross, Jackson County District 4 supervisor. Details: 762-3391.

NOV. 12

Blood drive: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Jefferson Davis campus, 2226 Switzer Road, Gulfport. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Federation of Democratic Women meeting: 11:30 a.m. meeting and lunch demonstration, Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, Ocean Springs. Cost: $15. RSVP/details: 875-7270.

23rd annual Biloxian Made Good: 6 p.m. welcome dinner and 6:30 p.m. program and presentations, Frank G. Gruich Sr. Community Center, 591 Howard Ave., Biloxi. Seafood and other local fare. Cost: $30 per person or $300 for a reserved table of 10. Honoring Michael "Mickey" Bradley. Details: 435-6149.

How to Develop a Business Plan: 6-8 p.m., Innovation Center, first floor, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 396-8661.

Ninth annual Mississippi Senior Prom -- Red, White and Blue Affair: 6-10 p.m., IP Casino Resort and Spa, Biloxi. Designed for residents of South Mississippi who are 50 years old or older. Cost: $15. Details: 896-5683.

NOV. 13

19th annual Holiday Boutique Set: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 13 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14, Pass Christian Yacht Club, 120 South Market Street. Vendors selling decorative gifts, door prizes, art and pottery, books, clothing, jewelry and more. Cost: $5.

Christmas City: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15, Mississippi Coast Coliseum Convention Center, Biloxi. Santa parades, story time with Santa, door prizes, giveaways and more. Cost: $8 one-day pass and $12 two-day pass; ages 15 and younger free. Free parking. Details: 831-3020.

Community Cafe at the Ohr: Noon-1 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Presented by Kevin O'Brien. Topic: The Art of Motorcycle. Cost: $10 registration includes lunch and gallery admission. Details: 374-5547.

Stars and Stripes Forever: 2 p.m., Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave. Cost: $45 general admission and $75 VIP front rows. Vendors on site, live entertainment and more.

Round Island Lighthouse opening ceremony: 4 p.m., Round Island Lighthouse, Pascagoula. After a 15-year renovation effort, the lighthouse will reopen for guided tours.

National Adoption Day: 4-6 p.m., Handsboro Community Center, 1890 Switzer Road, Gulfport. Refreshments, children activities and more. RSVP no later than Oct. 30. Details: 897-5790.

Fish fry: 5-7 p.m., Southern Star Lodge, 546 Klondyke Road, Long Beach. Cost: $11 large plate and $8 small plate.

"Peter Pan": 7 p.m. Nov. 13-14 and 2 p.m. Nov. 15, Saenger Theatre, 170 Reynoir St., Biloxi. Cost: $15 general admission; $12 seniors, military, veterans with ID; and $10 students. Details: gulfportlittletheatre.net.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream": 7 p.m. Nov. 13-14, 3 p.m. Nov. 15, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, WINGS Arts and Education Center, Gulfport. Cost: $7 students; $10 seniors, LMDC members and military; and $13 general admission. Advance purchase recommended. Details/tickets: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.

NOV. 14

Race for the Cure: 6:30 a.m. registration and 8 a.m. race begins, Jones Park, 20th Ave. and Jones Park Drive, Gulfport. Cost: $25 adult, $15 child or $30 includes timed component. 5K run/fitness walk benefits breast cancer. Details: 1-866-475-6636.

Red, White and Blue Golf Tournament: 8 a.m., Gulf Hills Golf Course. Scramble with four-person teams, shot gun, cash prizes for winners, door prizes and BBQ lunch. Tournament cost: $60 per player. Sponsorships encouraged with $110 per hole and $240 per team. Details: 872-9663.

Painting with Sound -- Meditation Watercolor Workshop: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Cost: $45 members and $50 nonmembers. Instructor: Elisa da Silva. Designed for ages 12 and older. No experience required. Details: 374-5547.

Kids Safety Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Learn about seat-belt safety, Amber Alerts, distracted driving and more. Entertainment, face painting, games and more. Details: 897-6039.

Second Saturday Kite Flying: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Long Beach Harbor Area, Beach Boulevard at Jeff Davis. Free kite flying lessons for single, dual and quad line sport kites. Details: 206-0322.

Disney's "High School Musical" auditions: 2-5 p.m. Nov. 14, 5-8 p.m. Nov. 16, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Open to middle and high school students. Bring a prepared song, and a one-minute monologue is encouraged. Details: 897-6039.

Stars and Stripes Forever -- A Patriotic Celebration: Noon-11:30 p.m., MGM Park, Biloxi. Vendors, silent auctions, live music, fireworks and more. Sponsorships available.

Second Saturday Artwalk: 4-8 p.m., Old Town Bay St. Louis. Gallery openings, live music, extended shopping hours, food and more. Details: 463-2688.

NOV. 15

Gulf Coast Vintage Motorcycle Show: 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. registration and 3 p.m. awards, Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Organized by Mobile Bay Vintage and Crescent City Vintage Motorcycle Clubs. Details: 374-5547.

Art show and reception fundraiser: 5 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Artwork from WINGS youth, adults and local professionals will be featured. Entertainment and hors d'oeuvres. Proceeds benefit the WINGS Performing Arts Scholarship Fund. Free. Details: 893-6039.

NOV. 16

Disney's "High School Musical": 5-8 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Production is in February. Details: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.

Take a Musical Tour: 7 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Presented by members of Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra. String quartet will guide attendees through musical history with stops at baroque, classical, romantic and modern. Cost: $10 per person. Details: 374-5547.

NOV. 17

Grieving the Holidays: 2-5 p.m., St. Michael Catholic Church, Biloxi. Details: 435-5578.

NOV. 18

Blood drive: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Most Trinity Catholic Church, 9062 Kiln-DeLisle Road, Pass Christian. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

NOV. 19

Breakfast with Mayor Chipper McDermott: 7:30 a.m. doors open and 8 a.m. program starts, Pass Christian Yacht Club, 120 Market St. Hosted by Pass Christian Chamber of Commerce. Details: 604-0014.

Blood drive: Noon-5 p.m., Hollywood Casino Hotel, 711 Hollywood Blvd., Bay St. Louis. Details: 1-800-733-2767.

Cash Flow Projections for Your Business Plan: 6-8 p.m., Innovation Center, first floor, 1636 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 396-8661.

Family Thanksgiving cooking class: 6-7:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Advance registration required. Details/registration: 897-6039.

NOV. 20

Gobble, Gobble Family Thanksgiving cooking class: 6-7:30 p.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport. Cost: $25 one parent and child and $5 additional child. Details: 897-6039 or lmdc.org.

NOV. 21

Arts and Crafts Fair: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Vancleave Public Library, 12604 Mississippi. More than 20 arts and craft vendors, live entertainment and holiday gifts for purchase.

Sit, Stay and Read: 10 a.m.-noon, Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Read to dogs. Reading sessions last 30 minutes. Children are rewarded with bookmarks, sticker and coupons. Details: 452-4596.

Second annual Let's Glow: 2 p.m. Ruck and Glow, 6-8 p.m. Let's Glow, Salvation Army Kroc Center, Biloxi. Bounce houses, face painting, Zumba, treat walk, games and more.

Parents night out: 6-8:30 p.m., River Rock Yoga, 2429 W. Commerce St. suite C, Ocean Springs. Led by Miss Summer. Cost: $25 per person and $12 for each additional child/same family. Designed for ages 5-12.

Third annual Tarts and Tramps: 7-11 p.m., 100 Men Hall, 303 Union St., Bay St. Louis. Food, cash bar, disco dance-off, costume contest, live entertainment. Cost: $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

Big Dance: 8 p.m., Amour Danzar, 9355 County Farm Road, Gulfport. Cost: $10 per person. Details: 324-3730.

NOV. 23

Winter Holiday kids workshop: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23-24, Walter Anderson Museum of Art, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs. Designed for ages 5-12. Snacks provided but students will need to bring a sack lunch. Cost: $100 members and $125 nonmembers for single day; $60 members and $70 nonmembers. Details: 872-3164.

Free Friday Night: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 23 and 27, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport.

NOV. 26

30th annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., American Legion hall, 645 Green Meadow Road, Bay St. Louis. Deliveries will be made to the homebound in Bay St. Louis, Waveland and Hancock County only. Details/deliveries: 223-7349.

NOV. 28

Mississippi Coast Marathon: 8 a.m., Stennis Space Center, Kiln. Details: 313-0183.

Jammies and Jingles with Mrs. Claus pancake breakfast: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport. Cost: $25 for one parent and one child. $5 for each additional child. Details: 897-6039.