March 10-11
Gulf Coast BBQ & Bluegrass

Shop, eat and listen to the tunes as
you stroll across three acres of food
vendors, live music, BCA sanctioned
BBQ competition, kid's park, craft
vendors, iving history and cooking
demonstrations. Admission is $5.

Beauvoir- The Jefferson Davis Home
and Presidential Library


March 11
Trinity Crawfish Boil
It's crawfish season and Trinity
United Methodist Church is hosting a
community-wide crawfish boil. The
fun starts at 4:00 pm and ends when
the crawfish run out! All are welcome
to attend. Funds raised will support
Trinityís mission trip to Puerto Rico
in June.

Trinity United Methodist Church,

March 12
Big Daddy Weave Concert with
Brandon Heath

Big Daddy Weave is coming to the
Gulf Coast! Donít miss this great
concert featuring Brandon Heath. The
concert will be held at First Baptist
Church in Pascagoula and begins at
7 p.m. General admission tickets are

First Baptist Church, Pascagoula

March 15

Art created by bank CEOs with local
artists of their choice will be auctioned
live at this fundraiser for CASA of
Harrison County. The black tie event
will be held from 6-10 p.m. Potential
mediums are pottery, acrylics, water
color, sculpture, metallurgy,
woodcarving or carving.

Beau Rivage Casino Resort

March 16-18
Sci-fi fans from across the South
converge in Biloxi for a weekend of
family-friendly fun! Highlights of
Mississippi's longest running and
largest event of this kind include a
charity auction, costume contest,
Saturday night dance, games,
workshops, displays, vendors and
artists and artisans from across the

Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center

March 17
Grillin' on the Green
Biloxi Main Street District will host its
12th annual Grillin' On The Green
from 10:00 a.m.-5p.m. on Biloxi's
Town Green, located at 710 Beach
Blvd. Biloxi. Along with the main
event, the barbecue cook off, the event
will also feature food and drinks, a
children's play area, arts and crafts
and live entertainment. Admission is

Biloxi Town Green

March 17
South Mississippi Child
Advocacy Center March Madness
Basketball Tournament

Get ready for a 3-on-3 single
elimination basketball tournament
supporting Canopy Children's
Solutions. Tournament will be held
from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Winners will
receive a $150.00 grand prize. Teams
of all ages are welcome to enter for
$30 per team.

Herbert Wilson Community Center

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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March 6
MGCCC Junior Review
Looking for the next step after high
school graduation? Mississippi Gulf
Coast Community College will host its
Junior Preview at 4 p.m. at the Jackson
County Campus, Jefferson Davis
Campus, Perkinston Campus and
George County Center. Register online
at to attend.

MGCCC Campuses

March 8
Palate to Palette: An Evening with
Robert St. John and Wyatt Waters

Join the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art for
a fun night of food and art. St. John and
Waters will be promoting their fourth
cookbook, A Mississippi Palate:
Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of
Home with a cooking demonstration
and live painting. The event takes place
from 6-9 p.m. and costs $50 to attend.

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

March 8-11
Vintage Flamingo Market
Once a month, Vintage Flamingo opens
its doors to host its vintage market. The
event is held during the second weekend
each month and boasts wares such as
recycled, repurposed and vintage
furniture and decor. Thursday &
Saturday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday: 9 a.m.-
7 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Vintage Flamingo
2701 14th Ave., Gulfport

March 10
String Celebration
Enjoy as the Gulf Coast Symphony
Orchestra as they presents Bach,
Britten, and Tchaikovsky. Featured
artists include Danilo Mezzadri, flute,
Jorge Gonzalez, violin, Zully Morales,
violin, and Hedi Salanki, harpsichord.

Saenger Theatre, Biloxi

March 10
Bridal Event at Hillyer House
Calling all brides, past, present and
future! Hillyer House will host its in-
house bridal event, but it isnít just for
those looking to say ìI do!î Stop by from
11 a.m.-3p.m. to see works by some of
the country's most talented artists, do
some shopping and get some great
wedding registry ideas.

Hillyer House, Ocean Springs

March 10
Talk About Murder- Mystery
Dinner Theatre

Angel Knight is the hottest talk show
host since Oprah and sheís here filming
an episode with guests talking about a
local high profile murder case.
Unfortunately, a murder happens
during her episode so youíll have to help
figure out who did it! Show lasts from
6-9 p.m. Tickets are $50.

Pass Christian Isles Golf Club

March 10
The Long Beach Chamber of
Commerce's Touch-A-Truck is a
fundraising event that provides kids of
all ages with the opportunity to
experience life-size vehicles and interact
with community support leaders.
Proceeds go towards the chamber's
scholarship fund and business grants.
Event costs $5 to attend and takes place
from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Long Beach Harbor

March 19-25
Rapiscan Systems Classic
Formally the Mississippi Gulf Resort
Classic, the Rapiscan Systems
Classic will be the third PGA Tour-
sanctioned event to be held annually
in Mississippi, joining the PGA
Tourís Sanderson Farms
Championship and the
Tourís North Mississippi Classic.
Tickets are $15 per day.

Fallen Oak Golf Course

March 20
Jackson County Industrial
Trade Show

The 29th Annual Jackson County
Industrial Trade Show will be held in
Pascagoula from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.The
trade show allows businesses of all
sizes and classifications to promote
their products and services to other
local businesses in one location.

B.E. 'Mac' McGinty Civic Center,

March 24
Denim & Diamonds
Local non-profit Costumes for a
Cause (C4AC) will host a Denim &
Diamonds Charity Ball from 7-11:30
p.m. The evening will include live
and silent auctions, featuring a
fashion show of cancer survivors and
fighters. Tickets are $25 in advance
or $35 at the door.

IP Casino Resort Spa

March 24-25
Spring Arts Festival: Herb,
Garden & Art

A celebration of spring and the arts
with more than 100 artists, crafters
and plant booths. The outdoor
festival is set amongst the historic
live oaks in downtown Ocean
Springs. Festival takes place
Saturday from 9 a.m.-5p.m. and
Sunday from 9 a.m.-4p.m.

Downtown Ocean Springs

March 24-25
31st Annual Home Show
Exhibitors' displays include home
design, new construction,
remodeling, interior decorating,
kitchens, baths, appliances, lighting,
flooring, exterior decorating,
cooking, security and more. Many
exhibitors hold in-booth
demonstrations and give away door
prizes throughout the weekend.
Hosted by the Home Builders
Association Mississippi Coast.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum &
Convention Center


March 29
Salvation Army Taste of South

Taste the best of South Mississippi
restaurants and bid on silent auction
items to support The Salvation Army
Kroc Centerís youth programs and
scholarships. Event takes place from
5:30-8 p.m. and costs $30 to attend.

KROC Center, Biloxi

March 31
Book Signing at Hillyer House
Mississippi author Jackie Warren
Tatum's Unspeakable Things is a tale
of loss and devastating truth woven
into a crime thriller. Warren will be
visiting Hillyer House in Ocean
Springs from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Her
books are $14.99 and can be
purchased online and through other
major book retailers.

Hillyer House, Ocean Springs

March 31
Jazz and Blues Festival
The University of Southern
Mississippi will host the 10th Annual
Jazz and Blues Festival at its Gulf
Park Campus in Long Beach from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. This family-friendly
event features live music, children's
activities, an Easter egg hunt and
local cuisine and artisans.

USM Gulf Park Campus