October 12
Walk of Hope
Pink Heart Funds invites you to the 13th
annual Walk of Hope at Long Beach
Town Green beginning at 8 a.m. There
will be a 5k, 1-mile or 3-mile family fun
walk, and a doggy dash.

Pink Heart Funds

October 12 - 13
St. James Fall Festival
St. James Catholic Church will host its
annual Fall Festival on Saturday from
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. This weekend of family
fun features delicious food, live music,
carnival games, raffles and more.

St. James, Gulfport

October 17
Light the Night
Lanterns will glow in Gulfport's Jones
Park when walkers gather to raise funds
and shed light on blood cancer.
Registration is at 5:30 p.m. and the walk
begins at 7:00. The walk is free to attend
and all registered participants will
receive an illuminated lantern.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

October 18
Toast to the Coast
It's Anchors Aweigh and Good Times
Ahead at the 36th annual Toast to the
Coast befitting Coast Episcopal School,
beginning at 7 p.m. This popular Coast
event will be held at 635 East Scenic
Drive in Pass Christian with food from
more than 30 local restaurants.

Coast Episcopal School

October 18 - 20
WINGS Performing Arts Presents
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The famous high-flying car is ready to
land and save the day in this Broadway
Junior adaptation of the blockbuster
musical and beloved classic film. Tickets
are $10 general admission.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
WINGS Theater


October 19
Moonlight Masquerade
The Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence
has brought back its Halloween gala.
This elegant affair will feature farm-to-
table food, cocktails, a silent auction,
musical entertainment and a costume
contest. Tickets start at $50.

White Pillars, Biloxi

October 19
Historic Griffin Cemetery Tour
The Historic Griffin Cemetery will offer
free tours every half hour from 9 to
11:30 a.m. Tour Guides will guide you to
six presenters whose families are buried
there. Youíll be sure to enjoy hearing the
history of some Moss Point families!

Griffin Cemetery, Moss Point

October 19 - 20
33rd Annual Fall Muster
Enjoy the sights and sounds of a Civil
War reenactment. See a battle between
the North and South. Enjoy period
music, vendors, skits, cannon fire, and
tour the Beauvoir property from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m.

Beauvoir Jefferson Davis Home

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 left.

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

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October 1 - 31
Trinity Episcopal Pumpkin Patch
The pumpkin patch will be open every
day in October from 10 a.m. until dark.
Funds raised benefit local charities and
Christian outreach.

Trinity Episcopal,
Pass Christian

October 5
Pretty in Pink
Pink Heart Funds will host its 9th
annual Pretty in Pink breast cancer
awareness day in Wiggins Blaylock Park
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pink Heart Funds
exists to inspire, encourage, and restore
hope to persons affected by cancer and
hair loss disorders.

Pink Heart Funds

October 5
Zonta Arts & Crafts Festival
Hundreds of local arts and crafts and
food vendors will line the streets in
downtown Pascagoula from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. for the annual Zonta Arts &
Crafts Festival. Downtown businesses
will also be open and there will be live
entertainment and activities for children.

Downtown Plaza, Pascagoula

October 5
Ohr Fest
The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum's annual Ohr
Fest is one of its biggest annual
fundraisers. The festival will offer a
diverse array of arts and craft vendors,
craft beer tents, a homebrewers'
competition, live music and more.
General admission is free, but access to
beer tents costs $35.

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

October 6 - 13
Crusin' the Coast
Get ready for America's largest block
party as vehicles roll in from all around.
The 23rd Annual Cruisin' the Coast will
feature activities such as cruise-ins,
exciting entertainment, swap meets,
auto auctions and more! Last year's
Crusin' the Coast had a record-setting
8,444 vehicles from 44 states register
for the event.

Cruisin' the Coast

October 9
One Book One Pass Author
Presentation by Jon Meacham

Author presentation on The Soul of
America: The Battle for Our Better
Angels by Pulitzer Prize winning author
and presidential scholar Jon Meacham
will be held at 7 p.m. at the Randolph
Center in Pass Christian.

Randolph Center,
Pass Christian

October 11
Hope Academy's Fall Festival
Join Hope Academy in Florence
Gardens for its fall fundraiser. They will
have attractions, rides, games and food
from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Anyone is
welcome to attend the festival, which
had more than 600 attendees last year.
Admission is $10 per person.
Hope Academy

October 20
Chefs of the Coast
Chefs of the Coast has a new month and
a new theme this year. 'Magnolias, Roux
and Brews'
will take place from 6 to
8:30 p.m., at the Coast Coliseum.
Tickets are $55 for general admission,
$65 for VIPs and may be purchased at
ticketmaster.com or the Coliseum box

Chefs of the Coast

October 20 - 27
Jackson County Fair
Enjoy a week long event with youth
activities, arts and crafts, live music,
vendor booths, livestock shows, food
and rides. Admission is free.

Jackson County Fairgrounds

October 24
Biloxi First Roast
Biloxi City Councilman and long time
educator Dr. Paul Tisdale will be
honored at 7 p.m., at IP Casino Resort
Spa. The event is the major fundraiser
each year for Biloxi First, which
provides funds for innovative classroom
projects in the Biloxi Public Schools.

Biloxi First

October 25
Put on your best Halloween costume for
CASA-tume at 7 p.m. in the Beau Rivage
Magnolia Room. This is CASA's major
fundraiser of the year and they hope to
raise $40,000, which will fund
volunteer recruitment, training and

CASA of Harrison County

October 27
Pinky's Second Line
This event is a tribute for pianist Cynthia Chen, who recently lost her battle against breast cancer. Second line starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Longfellow Civic Center and ends at 100 Men Hall. There will be a silent auction, dueling pianos, and food and drinks. Money raised will benefit musicians with cancer.
100 Men Hall, Bay St. Louis

October 27
Halloween Fun Festival

Come dressed in your favorite
Halloween costume and have a family
fun day. Enjoy trick-or-treating, play
games, get your face painted and so
much more! Concessions will be sold.
Free for members, $6 for non-members.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

October 31
Witches Ride of Ocean Springs
The Witches Ride is a whimsical adult
bike ride through the streets of
downtown Ocean Springs from
5 to 6 p.m. Witches and Warlocks are
encouraged to dress in their Hallow's
Eve best and get their 'broomcycles' all
shined up and decorated. Those that are
comfortable with flying and tossing
throws are encouraged to do so.

Witches Ride of Ocean Springs
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