February 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
228.363.0795

February 9
Bubbles & Bonbons:
A Galentine's Affair

Before celebrating Valentine's Day
with your sweetheart, grab your best
gals for a Galentine's night to
celebrate your female friendships!
Taste sparkling wines from assorted
vendors and sample delicacies from
the Coastís most esteemed
restaurants. Takes place from

6-8 p.m. with $25 admission.

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art
www.georgeohr.org

February 10
Second Saturday Artwalk
Gallery openings, shop and restaurant
specials and live music make the
streets of downtown Bay St. Louis
swirl with a fun family energy. While
things are lively all day, the music and
specials take place from 4-8pm. Event
is free and takes place on the second
Saturday of each month.

Old Town Bay St. Louis
228.223.4307

February 10
Valentine Dinner Theatre
Spend a romantic evening of dining
and entertainment in a charming and
intimate historic landmark. Variety
show of songs, poetry, and something
new and fun. Comedy sketches of
romantic situations and the return of
the romantic poetry contest presented
by GCWA and the BSL Little Theatre.
Reservations required, call to book.

Bay St. Louis Little Theatre
228.864.2882

February 10
Annual Run Forrest Run
Valentine's Day Run/Walk

Registration starts at 8 a.m. and costs
$16 for running club members, $17 for
non-members and $10 for children.
Refreshments, Kids Zone and awards
will take place at the Post-Run party
in the park. Event is coordinated by
the Gulf Coast Running Club,
proceeds support the Salvation Army
Kroc Center.

Fort Maurepas Park
228.380.7037

February 10
Ambrotype Portraits with
Michael Foster

Michael Foster, a wet plate
photographer from Oxford, will be
making Ambrotype portraits.
Ambrotypes are a type of photography
similar to tin-types but done on glass.
Not only are they beautiful portraits,
but they can last over 150 years. Event
lasts from 10 a.m.-5p.m. Price per
Ambrotype is $125+ tax.

Greenhouse on Porter Ave.,
Ocean Springs

228.238.5680

February 11
Arts Under the Dome Presents
Vocaldente

Arts Under The Dome kicks off its
25th season with the acclaimed
German a cappella group Vocaldente
on their 2018 U.S. tour. The quintet
has won international fans with their
precise arrangements and tight
harmonies, taking the audience on a
journey from the Roaring '20s to
contemporary pop.

First United Methodist Church,
Gulfport

www.arts.fumc-gulfport.org

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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February 2-4
Biloxi Boat Show
Featuring an impressive selection of
new boat models for sale all in one place
for easy comparison shopping. Show
offers resources for onsite financing,
electronics, fishing gear, towers, motors,
trailers, personal watercraft, kayaks,
canoes and more. Admission is $8 for
adults, children 12 and under are free.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum &
Convention Center 251.478.7469


February 2-25
All About Amazing Alligators
How many toes does an alligator have?
Learn this and other fun facts about
these large reptiles, and maybe even get
to see an alligator in the wild. This 30
minute program is free and accessible
and fun for families (children must be
accompanied by an adult). Group meets
at Natureís Way Loop Trail at 3 p.m.

Gulf Islands National Seashore
228.230.4100

February 3
Beethoven & Blue Jeans

Join the Gulf Coast Symphony
Orchestra as it presents Beethoven,
Liadov, Tchaikovsky, and more.
Featured artists include Rebecca
Mindock, English Horn, and Ismael
Brandao, Trumpet.

Saenger Theatre, Biloxi
228.896.4276
www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

February 3
Biloxi Children's Mardi Gras
Walking Parade

Parade begins under the I-110 overpass
on Howard Avenue and ends at the
Mardi Gras Museum. At the museum
there will be a celebration including
meet and greet and photos with the Gulf
Coast Carnival Association Royal Court,
a costume and float contest,
refreshments and art activities.
Begins at 10 a.m.
Downtown Biloxi 228.374.3105

February 3
Gulf Coast Carnival Association
Run for the Beads

Join the Gulf Coast Carnival Association
for its 6th annual Run for the Beads,
featuring a one mile fun run and 5k. Fun
run begins at 8:45 a.m. with the 5k to
follow at 9. Day-of registration will take
place at the Mardi Gras Museum one
hour prior to race start time.

Downtown Biloxi
www.gulfcoastcarnivalassociation.com

February 8
Taste of Jackson County Gala
The 10th Annual Taste of Jackson
County celebrates coastal cuisine and is
the Jackson County Chamber of
Commerceís annual fundraiser. The
event showcases approximately 15
restaurants and their featured cuisine.
Gala begins at 6 p.m. with admission at
$45 per person. Must be 21 or older to
attend.

Pelican Landing Conference Center,
Moss Point

228.762.3391

February 8
Let's Lunch
Join the Mary C. in Becky's Kitchen and
learn how to prepare the perfect lunch.
Menu features Crispy Chicken, Savory
Herb Waffles, Roasted Garlic Jelly,
Vegetable Frittata and Peach Muffins.
Class begins at 11:30 a.m. and costs $15
for members, $16 for non-members.

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center
228.818.2978
www.themaryc.org

February 12
Gulf Coast Carnival Association
Coronation Ball

Witness the Coronation of King
d'Iberville and Queen Ixolib. This
event pays tribute to historical and
literary themes with masked royalty
steeped in ceremonial drama worthy
of a classical epic. Coronation begins
at 8 p.m and is free to view.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum &
Convention Center

228.432.8806

February 13
Party Gras at Beau Rivage

Situated along the Gulf Coast
Carnival Association parade route,
Party Gras allows revelers to
celebrate under Beau Rivageís 50 ft.
circular tent. Children will enjoy
complimentary face painting,
balloons, candy and games, while
adults can take a free spin at the
Beau Rivage Prize Wheels.

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
www.beaurivage.com

February 16-19
Great Backyard Bird Count

Are you interested in learning how to
identify local bird species that you
see or hear in your yard? This free
annual event engages bird watchers
of all ages in counting birds to create
a real-time snapshot of where the
birds are across the continent.

Pascagoula River Audubon Center,
Moss Point

www.gbbc.birdcount.org

February 18
Sonic Escape: Celtic with a
Twist

Armed with flute and violin; they
sing, dance, tell stories and play their
hearts out in their new program,
ìCeltic with a Twist.î Shawn Wyckoff
and Maria Millar use hyper-
instrumentals to fill hearts with
indescribable joy. Show begins at
2:30 p.m. with tickets at $15 for
adults, $10 for students 18 and
under.

Saenger Theatre, Biloxi
228.388.3135

February 20
Bike Biloxi

The Bike Biloxi ride will begins at
6 p.m. at the Biloxi Visitor Center.
There is no charge for this event, but
bike rental is available at the Visitor
Center and MGM Stadium. Bike
rental is $3 per hour; you will need
to download the Zagster app on your
phone for rental. Recurs monthly on
the 3rd Tuesday.

Biloxi Visitors Center
228.435.6339

February 24
Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence Drawdown

The Gulf Coast Center for
Nonviolence invites South
Mississippi to attend a drawdown
fundraiser featuring a $3,000 pot,
BBQ dinner, musical entertainment,
a silent auction, games, prizes and
more. Fundraiser takes place from
6-10 p.m.

Dr. Frank Gruich Sr. Community
Center, Biloxi

www.gcwcfn.com

February 24
Hot Club at the Yacht Club

Don't miss the Symphony Guildí's
Spring fundraiser, Hot Club at the
Yacht Club. The event will feature
gypsy jazz, a buffet dinner and a
raffle at the Gulfport Yacht Club. The
festive evening begins with cocktails
at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at
6:30 and music at 7:30.

Gulfport Yacht Club
228.896.4276
www.gulfcoastsymphony.net

February 24
DíIberville BBQ Throwdown
& Festival

Annual BBQ cook-off with teams
competing for over $5000 in cash
and prizes. Event features live
entertainment, arts and crafts,
childrenís activities and games, and
of course barbeque. Festival takes
place from 9 a.m.-4p.m. and is free
to attend.

D'Iberville Town Green & Visitors
Center

228.392.9734