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An aerial view of the Port of Gulfport shot in mid-March. A workshop on Thursday in Bay St. Louis will tell residents how they can improve their chances of getting a job or doing business with the port.
An aerial view of the Port of Gulfport shot in mid-March. A workshop on Thursday in Bay St. Louis will tell residents how they can improve their chances of getting a job or doing business with the port.

Wednesday

Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum

Ribbon cutting and open house at 504 Pass Road, Gulfport. The museum’s latest outdoor railroad projects will be decorated with Christmas lights. Children and adults are welcome to ride the “Spirit of Gulfport” train.

4 p.m.

Thursday

Port of Gulfport workshop

Section 3 resident workshop at Bay St. Louis Library, 312 U.S. 90. Section 3 requires that for HUD-funded projects preference be given to low-income residents and businesses. RSVP: 228-865-4300

3-5 p.m.

Kiln Christmas Party

Kiln Business Council Holiday Party at Jourdan River Shores Clubhouse, 6383 Pontiac on Mississippi 603. Bring appetizer to share. RSVP: 228-332-1816

6 p.m.

Business 101 Series

“Starting a Business: First Steps” at The Innovation Center, 1636 Popp’s Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: mssbdc.org (use “workshop schedule” icon) or 228-396-8661

6-8 p.m.

Friday

Gulfport Business Address

Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes gives his annual business update at the View Showroom at Island View Casino Resort. The event is sold out.

8-9 a.m.

Bay St. Louis Historic District workshop

Bay St. Louis Community Asset + Economic Driver workshop at Bay St. Louis Library, 312 U.S. 90. Sessions on planning and zoning, tax credits for commercial historic preservation and a refreshed approach to Main Street. Free workshop includes lunch but registration required at HistoricBSL.com.

9:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Gourmet Gurl

Ribbon cutting at 1763 Market St., Pascagoula

10 a.m.

House of Tux —Bridal & Formal Boutique

Ribbon cutting at 1524 Pass Road, Gulfport

Noon

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