Jackson County

Audubon Center opening weekend schedule

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center, 5107 Arthur St., Moss Point, will have its opening festivities this week.

All events free. Register for talk and workshops at audubon39563@yahoo.com.

The schedule:


10 a.m.: Grand opening with brunch reception

1:30 p.m.: Talk and book signing with Mark Obmascik of 'The Big Year'

4-6 p.m.: Jackson County Chamber Business After Hours


10 a.m.: Nature painting workshop, Don Smith

2 p.m.: Art of nature photography workshop, Robert Smith

6-8 p.m.: Nature Art Gallery and art show, Bill Nelson


Family Day

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Make your own bird suet for winter feeding, make a bird feeder, fish, water marbling, leaf art and see river animal up close.