May 11
Cupcake Bouquets for Mom

In this hands-on class, kids ages 7-14
will make and decorate a Mother's Day
cupcake bouquet. Class takes place from
9 a.m.-noon and costs $30 for members
and $40 for non-members.

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center
228.818.2878
www.themaryc.org

May 11
Tern Fest 2019
The 2nd annual Least Tern Arrival
Festival, hosted by Audubon
Mississippi, features educational
booths, childrenĂ­s crafts and games, and
food vendors. Attendees will learn about
the ecology, threats, and conservation of
Least Terns as they visit booths and
vendors. Festival is free to attend and
takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Jones Park, Gulfport
228.285.0449

May 17
Words & Wonder

Children and their caregivers are invited
every third Friday from 10:30-11:30
a.m. for storytime and creative play.
Young inquiring minds are introduced
to the art of Walter Anderson, children's
books exploring imagination and the
natural world, and hands-on art
activities.

Walter Anderson Museum of Art,
Ocean Springs

www.walterandersonmuseum.org

May 17-19
Our Lady of Fatima International
Spring Fest

Three day family festival featuring ferris
wheel, kid zone, live music, $2,500
drawdown, $1,000 raffle, car show, and
more.

Our Lady of Fatima
228.388.3602
www.olfschool.org

May 17-19
Rocktopia
Rocktopia is an explosive musical
concert event that fuses iconic 20th-
century rock with world-renowned
classical masterpieces. Performed by an
elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock
band, and a 14-piece orchestra. Tickets
start at $16.95.

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
228.386.7134
www.beaurivage.com

May 17-19
Pirate Day in the Bay
Join The Krewe of Mystic Seahorse for
Pirate Day in the Bay, with Captain
Longbeard and his pirate crew,
including the Lafitte Brothers, Jean and
Pierre. Festivities start Friday evening
with the opening of "Krewe Central,"
which features music and carnival rides.
Tickets start at $10 with package prices
available.

Downtown Bay St. Louis
228.860.1023

May 18
Love the Wine You're With
Showcasing a beautiful wine tower
made of wine bottles that attendees will
be able to choose a cork from the wine
pull to win! Wines on the tower will be a
mixture of low to high end brands.
Event takes place from 7-11 p.m. and
includes a wine tasting and hors
d'oeuvres. $40 per person.

Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort
228.424.1530

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.

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May 1,7,16,22

Is My Kid Okay?

Gulfport Behavioral Health System is
offering a free parenting info series
called Is My Kid Okay? The series
tackles Bullying on May 1, Suicide
Triggers on May 7, Stress in Youth on
May 16 and Troubling Behavior on May
22. Sessions begin at 5:45.

Gulfport Behavioral Health System
800.831.1700
www.gulfportbehavioral.com

May 2

Mother's Day Pottery Sale

Join the Pascagoula Senior Center for a
pottery sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This
sale happens just in time to buy
something nice for your mother on
Mother's Day! All of the pottery is hand
made by local, talented seniors. You
won't want to miss out on these
beautiful pieces at great prices.

Pascagoula Senior Center
228.769.8329

May 3
Long Beach Live Concert Series
Relax and spend some time enjoying the
crowds, music and local food from 7-10
p.m. Local businesses will be open late
to offer specials and deals while you and
your friends and family enjoy a
wonderful night out. Come on down to
enjoy the sights and sounds of the
Friendly City.

Harper McCaughan Town Green,
Long Beach

228.343.2082


May 4
Southern Summer Arts
& Craft Festival

Enjoy music, great Southern food, lots
of vendors, art, crafts and other
handmade items. There will be
giveaways throughout the show, bouncy
houses for the kids while you shop and
much more. Festival takes place from 10
a.m.-5 p.m. and costs $3 for adults to
enter. Children 12 and under are free.

Harrison County Fairgrounds
228.236.8855

May 4&5
Thunder Over the Sound Biloxi Air
& Space Show

Gates at Keesler open at 7:30 a.m. You
will find static displays, kids' zone and
air shows. A ground display will include
a Mobile Interactive Aviation Museum
with A-7 and F-110 cockpits where you
can sit in the seats.

Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi
www.afthunderbirds.com

May 9
Taste of Ocean Springs
This annual food and wine festival will
take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the L&N
Depot Plaza, and is hosted by the Ocean
Springs Chamber of Commerce. Festival
attendees will experience the best of
Ocean Springs dining, along with
cooking demonstrations and live music.

L&N Depot Plaza, Ocean Springs
228.875.4424
www.oceanspringschamber.com

May 10
Biloxi Sunset Music Cruise
Celebrate the evening while enjoying the
sunset and dance to all your favorite
tunes as you embark on a memorable
Friday night Biloxi Groove Cruise along
the Biloxi waterfront. Light snacks, soft
drinks, beer and wine are available for
purchase. Cruise boards at 6:30 p.m.

Ship Island Excursions, Biloxi
www.msshipisland.com

May 18&19
Harrison County Gem, Mineral,
Fossil and Jewelry Show

Show provides the opportunity for
people interested in lapidary arts to see
exhibits, view demonstrations, buy from
vendors and find educational activities
for kids. Admission is $5 for adults, kids
10 and under are free.

Joppa Shrine Temple, Biloxi
www.gulfportgems.org

May 19
Wedding Expo
Enjoy the beautiful grounds of Beauvoir
while visiting with bridal vendors such
as photographers, hotels, florists,
bakeries, event planners and more.
Bridal show starts at 2 p.m. and costs
$15 to attend.

Beauvoir
228.388.4400

May 24-26
St. Clare Seafood Festival

Free event featuring fantastic food of all
kinds and of course seafood, carnival
rides, live music, crafts, silent auction,
raffle and a classic car show. Proceeds
benefit St. Clare Catholic Church. Fri.
5-11 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-11p.m. and Sun.
noon-10 p.m.

St. Clare Catholic Church, Waveland
228.467.9275

May 25
Sounds by the Sea Harrison
County

Bring your picnics and American flags
to Sounds by the Sea during Memorial
Day weekend. Admission is free to the
patriotic concert presented by the Gulf
Coast Symphony Orchestra. Pre-concert
entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and ends
with a fireworks display.

Jones Park, Gulfport
228.896.4276
www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

May 25
Hattiesburg Zoo Outreach

The Hattiesburg Zoo brings an "Inside
Out" outreach program to Edgewater
Mall, featuring snakes, tarantulas and
other animals. The first free program
begins at 10:30 a.m. with the second
one following at 11:30. The Hattiesburg
Zoo will also be distributing BOGO
admission passes!

Edgewater Mall, Biloxi
228.388.3424

May 26
Sounds by the Sea Jackson County

Bring your picnics and American flags
to Sounds by the Sea during Memorial
Day weekend. Admission is free to the
patriotic concert presented by the Gulf
Coast Symphony Orchestra. Pre-concert
entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and ends
with a fireworks display.

Beach Park, Pascagoula
228.896.4276
www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

May 26
Jazz in the Pass
The annual Jazz in the Pass returns to
Pass Christian's Memorial Park Sunday,
May 26 from 12-8 p.m. The event is free
and open to the public! Attendees are
encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or
blankets. Please leave glass containers
at home.

Memorial Park, Pass Christian
228.452.3315
www.passmainstreet.com/events/
jazz-in-the-pass


May 30&31
Jeepin' the Coast
Jeepin' the Coast invites jeepers to the
Mississippi Gulf Coast, which offers a 26
mile long beach with soft sand and
beautiful views. Multiple events are set
up across the Coast for jeepers to either
stay together or branch off into their
own adventure throughout the area.

228.697.7347
www.jeepinthecoast.com