It’s not often that an A-list actor brings his rock band to South Mississippi, but music fans will have the chance to catch Kevin Costner and Modern West whey they play a show at the Brownstone Center on the campus of Pearl River Community College in Poplarville on Friday. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here.
“Raiders! The Story of The Greatest Fan Film Ever Made” will have make its Mississippi big-screen debit on Friday at the Beau Rivage Theater. Tickets are $10 and are available here.
New Orleans funksters the Rebirth Brass Band will make their way to Ocean Springs with a show at the Juke Joint. Blackwater Brass will open the show.
70s rockers Three Dog Night will be at the IP Casino Resort on Friday at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $40. The show is almost sold out, but check Ticketmaster.com to see what’s available.
Thacker Mountain Radio, the pride and joy of Oxford, will leave the Hill Country and bring its traveling to show to the Mary C. in Ocean Springs. The bill includes Sugarcane Jane and blues artist Kingfish.
Whatever you do this weekend, her’s your playlist featuring new releases from Britney Spears, Led Zeppelin and Jimmy Eat World so you can do it in style.
All-Star Luncheon Series: Dale Murphy
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. $10. Join others for the Sal & Mookie’s All-Star Luncheon Series with distinguished speaker Dale Murphy, a former Major League player for the Braves, Phillies and Rockies, a seven-time All-Star, two-time national league MVP, and Golden Glove award winner for five consecutive years. Includes lecture, lunch, and admission to the museum. 228-374-5547.
Downtown Long Beach, 200 Jeff Davis Ave. Fourth Fridays features special sales, demonstrations, live music and more.
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Mississippi Braves at Biloxi Shuckers
MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $10-$30. The Mississippi Braves look take on the Biloxi Shuckers in this minor league match-up. 228-233-3465.
Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Ave. $15; $12 seniors and military; $10 students and children. The award-winning comedy by Tim Firth makes its Coast debut at Gulfport Little Theatre. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 228-864-7983. www.gulfportlittletheatre.org
8 p.m. Aug. 26-27, 2 p.m. Aug. 28
Isle of Caprice exhibit
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, 115 First St., Biloxi. At this exhibit, you’ll learn more about the island that disappeared. 228-435-6320.
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 26-27, noon-4 p.m. Aug. 28, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 29-Sept. 2
History of Barbecue Lecture and Book Signing
Ocean Springs Municipal Library, 525 Dewey Ave. Free. Enjoy a lecture on “The History of Barbecue,” followed by a question and answer session and book signing (”Barbecue with Benefits: A Guide to Healthier Grilling and Smoking”) by the author J.E. Matthews. 228-875-1193.
1 p.m.-2 p.m.
Pascagoula’s annual Anchor Square Block Party
Anchor Square, 303 Delmas Ave., Pascagoula. The Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the city of Pascagoula, will host the fifth annual Anchor Square block Party. Attendees will enjoy children’s activities, face painting, prizes, food vendors and live music.
Suds for Supplies
Chandeleur Island Brewing Co., 2711 14th St., Gulfport,will host its first School Supply Drive for the students of the Gulfport School District with a benefit brewery tour and bingo games. School supplies are essential and needed throughout the year. With a $10 donation of school supplies, or cash, participants receive one ticket to tour the brewery and brew tasting and one bingo card. Brew master bingo doesn’t use letters and numbers, but uses beer and brewing terms picked randomly to cover squares. First game starts at 5:45 p.m.
5 p.m.-8 p.m.
Walking on Water: Bridge Walk & Canned Food Drive
Biloxi Bay Bridge, 100 Front Beach Drive, Ocean Springs. Free. Join #coastyoungprofessionals for the ninth annual Walking on Water event to gather canned goods donations to help Feeding the Gulf Coast provide nutritious food to hungry people.
7 a.m.-11 a.m.
Jackson Generals at Biloxi Shuckers
MGM Park, 145 Caillavet St., Biloxi. $10-$30. The Biloxi Shuckers will take on the visiting team Jackson Generals in this minor league match-up. 228-233-3465.
7:10 p.m. Aug. 27, 5:10 p.m. Aug. 28, 6:40 p.m. Aug. 29-31
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.