October 13
Family Day Festival

Come celebrate the Pascagoula River
Audubon Center's third anniversary.
There will be many family-friendly
activities including arts and crafts, such
as tie dyeing shirts, seeing live animals,
face painting and more!

Pascagoula River Audubon Center,
Moss Point

www.pascagoula.audubon.org

October 17
One Book One Pass

The 2018 One Book One Pass selection
is The Gulf: The Making of an American
Sea by Jack E. Davis. The Author
Presentation will take place on
Wednesday, October 17 at 7 p.m. in Pass
Christian.

Randolph Center, Pass Christian

www.passbooksonline.com

October 18-20
Fear Fete Horror Con &
Film Festival

This event features a horror film
festival, horror convention, panels,
classes, parties, zombie pub crawl, and
more. If you are looking for the ultimate
horror experience, you have found it!
Tickets start at $30.

Cinemark 16, Gulfport

www.fearfete.com

October 19
Toast to the Coast

It's time for Toast to the Coast
benefitting Coast Episcopal School, and
this year's event ó the 35th ówill take
attendees back to Havana. Festivities
begin at 7 p.m. and include an open bar,
food from more than 30 restaurants,
live and silent auctions, music and
dancing.

635 East Scenic Drive,
Pass Christian

www.thetoasttothecoast.com

October 20
Historic Griffin Cemetery Tour

Take a historical tour-guided journey
back in time as committee members
dressed in period attire bring life to
early ancestry buried in the First
Addition of Griffin Cemetery in Moss
Point. These hour-long guided tours
take place hourly from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
with free admission.

Griffin Cemetery, Moss Point
228.218.5239

October 20

Pink Pearls to Save the Girls

The third annual Pink Pearls to Save the
Girls Fashion Show will kick off at 8
p.m. Fashions for the show will be
provided by Dillard's and modeled by
breast cancer survivors and local
celebrities. The event will also include a
silent auction, split-the-pot and pink
pearl decor. Tickets are $50.

Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
228.392.1889

www.scarletpearlcasino.com


October 20
Making Strides Against Breast
Cancer Walk

The Making Strides Against Breast
Cancer Walk of the Mississippi Gulf
Coast will take place at 9 a.m. with
registration beginning at 7 a.m. Walk
starts at the Biloxi Town Green.
Individual and team registration is
available online prior to the event.

Biloxi Town Green
228.896.8936

www.makingstrideswalk.org/
msgulfcoast

Looking for something to do? South Mississippi Living doesn’t want you to be bored. Here are some local events for both families and grown-ups alike. Feel free to look over the listings below or, if you need to download a printable version to take with you, simply click on the Calendar graphic to the right.

This is not a complete list of activities or events.
Check other local listings for a more complete list.

To submit your own idea to be included in both the magazine and on this page, click here for the submission form.

October 5

"Just for Fun" at Gallery 782

Rhonda Rigby's show, "Just for Fun,"
will open at Gallery 782 from 5 to 8 p.m.
The show will remain up throughout the
month of October.

Gallery 782, Biloxi
228.218.7009

www.gallery782.org

October 6

George E. Ohr Art & Beer Festival

The first ever George E. Ohr Art & Beer
Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 7
p.m. The festival will offer a diverse
array of arts and crafts vendors; craft
beer tents; a homebrewers competition;
camper rally with vintage campers,
skoolies, and camper vans; food vendors
and more.

Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi

www.georgeohr.org

October 6
Rocking Boards Cornhole
Tournament

The Rocking Boards Cornhole
Tournament benefitting the Hancock
Diamond Club will take place from 4-10
p.m. and will be accompanied by live
music. Registration begins at 3 p.m.

Hancock County Arena
228.297.9581

October 6
All Things Pumpkin!

Trinity Episcopal Church will host their
family fun fall festival from 9 a.m. to 2
p.m. The event will include a pumpkin
patch, farmers market, pumpkin
decorating, music, food, crafts and pet
blessings, so be sure to bring your furry
family members!

Trinity Episcopal Church,
Pass Christian
228.493.3900
www.trinityinthepass.com

October 9
Pascagoula Pride Beautification
30th Anniversary Membership
Drive

Pascagoula Pride Beautification will
host their 30th anniversary membership
drive at the Pascagoula Senior Center
from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Pascagoula Senior Center
228.209.2322

October 13
St. Clare Oyster Festival

St. Clare Catholic Church will host its
Oyster festival on church grounds from
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dave Mayley Band
will perform from 1-3 p.m. with
Monsters at Large with the Moran
Brothers to follow from 6-9 p.m.

St. Clare Catholic Church
228.467.9275

October 12&13
St. Thomas Fall Festival

The Fall Festival will be held on the
grounds of St. Thomas Catholic Church
and will include entertainment
throughout the day and evening,
numerous food trucks, family-friendly
rides and games, a silent action, and a
cash raffle.

St. Thomas Catholic Church,
Long Beach

www.saintthomaslb.org


October 13
The Tempestuous Trial of
Maybelline Meriweather book
signing

Author Michael Hewes and illustrator
Sarah Hewes will be selling and signing
their latest book from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Copies of the book will be available for
purchase at that time.

Negrotto's Framing + Art, Gulfport
www.negrottosgallery.com

October 20
Marianne Williamson

First United Methodist Church of
Gulfport will host internationally
acclaimed author and lecturer Marianna
Williamson at 4:30 p.m. in their
sanctuary. Tickets are $65 for general
admission and can be purchased online.

First United Methodist Church
of Gulfport
228.863.0047

www.fumc-gulfport.org


October 20
Our Lady of Fatima Halloween
Carnival

Our Lady of Fatima Elementary will
host their annual Halloween Carnival
from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Carnival will
include rides, games, food, live music,
talent show, costume contest and more.

Our Lady of Fatima Elementary
www.olfschool.org

October 20-30
Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibit

The Ocean Springs Municipal Library
was selected as one of six venues in the
state to host a Smithsonian exhibit. The
exhibit, Water/Ways, will be open to the
public until November 30.

Ocean Springs Municipal Library
228.875.1193

www.jgrls.org

October 20
Touch-A-Truck

CASA of Hancock County invites
children and families to come out and
engage with larger-than-life vehicles
and learn more about careers in the
community. Event will include free
food, drinks and giveaways.

Hancock County Government Annex
grounds

228.344.0419

www.casahancockcounty.org

October 22-28
Sanderson Farms Championship

Mississippi's premier PGA Tour event,
the Sanderson Farms Championship
will take place at the Country Club of
Jackson October 22-28. Last year's
event raised $1.2 million, which
benefitted Batson
Children's Hospital.

Country Club of Jackson

www.sandersonfarms
championship.com


October 24
Gameshow Showdown

Come have some fun while supporting
the Gulfport Chamber's gameshow-style
event for a chance to win some great
prizes while helping the Chamber fund
its community initiatives. Showdown
takes place from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Gulf Coast Events Center, Gulfport

www.mscoastchamber.com


October 27
Movie Night at the Mary C.

Come by the Mary C. at 8:30 p.m. to
watch Labyrinth! $5 general admission.
Concessions available, including
popcorn!

Mary C. O'Keefe
Cultural Center

www.themaryc.org