August 11
Gulf Coast Paranormal Convention
All paranormal enthusiasts welcome!
Ghost Hunters, Bigfoot Investigators,
UFO, Urban Legend groups and more,
all in a fun atmosphere. Event will
include exhibitors, vendors, face
painting for kids, as well as fantastic
charity and door prizes. Open from 10
a.m.-8 p.m.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum

August 11
Second Saturday Artwalk
Each month families stroll the streets,
galleries and shops are electric with
activity, and local restaurants brim
with diners. New art shows, live music
acts and shop specials attract locals
and visitors from across the region.
Takes place from 4-8 p.m.

Old Town Bay St. Louis

August 12
Sensory Sundays at Lynn Meadows
Sensory Sundays is an exclusive event
for children with Autism Spectrum
Disorders and sensory processing
differences to have a fun, enjoyable
and interactive learning experience in
a comfortable and accepting
environment. Takes place from 10
a.m.-12 p.m. and costs $6 to attend.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

August 14-18
Biloxi Shuckers vs. Mobile Baybears
The Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A
affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers,
take on the Mobile Baybears.
Fireworks will follow the game on
Saturday. Tickets start at $11 and can
be purchased online through

MGM Park

August 16
Third Thursday Family Art Night
Every Third Thursday is Family Art
Night at The Salvation Army Kroc
Center. Bring the whole family and
create family projects while making
lasting memories. Event begins at 6
p.m. and costs $7 per person.

KROC Center, Biloxi

August 17

The Mary C. Lecture Series:
The Maya

Join Dr. Donald Del Cid for a
discussion on the cultural and
architectural accomplishments of the
Maya and their vanishing. Lecture
begins at 6:30 p.m. $5 donation is

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center

August 18
Purple Reign: Prince Tribute Show
Rockin' Tribute Parties with ticket
purchase include 1 free drink in
show, Buy One Get One free buffet
and free entrance to Boogie Nights
or Live #Remix. Show starts at 8
p.m. with tickets starting at $14.99.

Hard Rock Casino Biloxi

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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August 1-7


Dreamcast is proud to present a never-
seen-before at the Beau Rivage act, the
teeterboard from Mongolia. Daredevils
performing quintuple somersaults
catapulted from the board up to 30 feet
in the air. Tickets start at $12.95.

Beau Rivage Theatre, Biloxi

August 3

Long Beach Live Concert Series
Take it easy and relax and spend some
time just enjoying the crowds and the
music. Local businesses will be open
late and offer specials and deals. Come
on down to enjoy the sights and sounds
of the Friendly City! Free concert takes
place from 6-9 p.m.

Harper McCaughan Town Green

August 4
Evening of Literary Arts at WAMA
The Walter Anderson Museum of Art is
celebrating Mississippi authors in
Kindred Spirits, an evening of literary
arts, from 6-8 p.m. The evening will
open with an introduction by John
Anderson and close with a special
reading and performance by Leif
Anderson. Both are children of Walter

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

August 4
Designer Bag Bingo
Benefitting Jimmy's Journey Cancer
Foundation, a non-profit that grants
wishes of adult cancer patients and their
families, will begin at 7 p.m. The event
will include door prizes, raffle baskets,
wine grab, silent auction and of course
chances to win designer bags. Tickets
for the event are $30 for 10 rounds of

Ocean Springs Civic Center

August 5
Kevin Hart: The Irresponsible Tour
Comedian Kevin Hart performs live in
Biloxi on his Irresponsible Tour. Show
begins at 7 p.m. with tickets starting at

Mississippi Coast Coliseum

August 10
Boyz II Men
R&B vocal group best known for
emotional ballads and a cappella
harmonies will perform live at 8 p.m.
They are currently a trio composed of
baritone Nathan Morris alongside tenors
Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman.
Tickets start at $39.95.

Beau Rivage Theatre, Biloxi

August 10
Ken Jeong
Actor, producer and writer, known for
his scene stealing abilities, will perform
live in Biloxi. In May of 2009, Jeong
appeared as the Asian-mobster 'Mr.
Chow' in the sleeper-hit comedy The
Hangover which earned him 3 Teen
Choice Nominations and an MTV
Movie Award. Show begins at 8 p.m.
with tickets from $35.

IP Casino Resort Spa

August 11
Second Saturday Kite Flying
Join Kewl Kites at a Second Saturday
Fun Fly. Bring your own kite, borrow
one from Kewl Kites or just come out
to watch all of the amazing kites as
they fill the sky. Free kite flying
lessons. Learn to fly a single line, a
dual line or a 4-line sport kite! Event
is free to attend and takes place from
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Highway 90 and Jeff Davis Ave., Long


August 18-19
Gulfport Anchor Games
Crossfit 228 presents this 2-day
competition for individual athletes, 3-
person, same sex teams. Everyone
will compete both days! Test your
fitness over a total of 6 workouts in
the best venue along the Gulf Coast
and compete for over $10,000 in
prize packages. The top 3 individuals
and teams for Rx and Scaled
divisions will receive prize packages.

Jones Park, Gulfport

August 19
All About Amazing Alligators
How many toes does an alligator
have? Learn this and other fun facts
about these large armored reptiles,
and maybe even get to see an
alligator in the wild. This 30 minute
program is free and accessible and
fun for families. Group meets at
Natureís Way Loop Trail at 3 p.m..

Gulf Islands National Seashore

August 21
Beaded Jewelry Making
Students will learn techniques to
design and create beautiful jewelry
using fine, high-end Swarovski and
Czech crystals, glass, wood, ceramic
beads, natural stones, cultured pearls,
sterling silver and charms, pendants
and more. Participants will be able to
take home their creations at the end
of class. All supplies are provided
and included in the attendance fee.

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center

August 21
Bike Biloxi
The leisurely 7 mile ride begins at 6
p.m. at the Biloxi Visitor Center and
is typically followed up by a group
dinner outing at a local restaurant.
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. Everyone is invited.
Bike Biloxi recurs monthly on the
3rd Tuesday.

Biloxi Visitors Center

August 22
I Produced a Hip Art Show
Join WAMA for the 5th annual Wes
Anderson themed art show from 6-
8:30 p.m. Local artists will enter
pieces including film, sculpture,
paintings, and photographs based on
themes and characters from Wes
Anderson movies. As usual,
costumes are strongly encouraged.
Admission is $10 for members, $15
for non-members.

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

August 24
Mr. Atticus's Night Market
The Mockingbird Cafe and Smith &
Lens Gallery bring this Last Friday
event to the 100 block of South
Second Street. Enjoy flower growers,
artists, belly dancers, farmers,
feathered headdresses, tapas and
locally made crafts. Market takes
place from 6-9 p.m.

Mockingbird Cafe

August 25
Thacker Mountain Radio Show
Enjoy an evening with author Jack E
Davis, songwriter Molly Thomas,
and special guest New Orleans
Funkmaster Jon Cleary. Show begins
at 7 p.m. $20 reserved seating
includes after party with cash bar.

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center