November 9
Armed Forces Retirement Home
Veterans Day Open House

Veterans Day Open House at AFRH-G
featuring military and law enforcement
displays and demonstrations, helicopter
landings and more. Beautiful works of
art created by residents will be available
for sale. Open house takes place from 8
a.m. to 1 p.m.

Armed Forces Retirement Home,


November 9-10
Sugar Magnolia Music Festival
Featuring bands such as Samantha Fish,
Raw Oyster Cult and The Dustbowl
Revival. The music festival will also
offer camping, RV hookups, oyster bar,
local craft beer garden and an art
market. One day tickets are $35

in advance, $40 at the gate.
Kiln, Mississippi

November 9-10
Pass Christian Yacht Club Holiday Boutique
Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a $5
entrance fee. More than 21 shops and
artists will be in attendance offering
wares such as pottery, jewelry,
children's toys and hand knitted items,
photography, glass art and more.

Pass Christian Yacht Club

November 9-11
Ron Meyers Christmas City Gift

One of the largest gift shows in the
Southern Region with over 300 booths
featuring handmade crafts, unique and
one-of-a-kind items, different foods,
and gifts for everyone. Show takes place
Friday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
$10 admission.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum &
Convention Center

November 10
Willy Wonka Chocolate Workshop
Join Brooke Rester, owner of Dolce
Bakeshop in Long Beach, from 1-3 p.m.
for a fun, chocolate-filled afternoon for
your kiddos, followed by a showing of
the Willy Wonka movie at 3 p.m. in the
Mary C. theater. Cost is $25 for
members and $35 for non-members.

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center

November 10
Gulf Coast Veterans Parade
Celebrate the brave and honorable men
and women of the nation's armed
forces. Veterans Day Parade and Red
White & Blue in Jones Park Festival
feature active and retired military
groups, JROTC, bands, private and civic
organizations. This free event begins at
11 a.m.

Downtown Gulfport

November 10
Joseph's Home Golf Tournament
Come join in for a great event at a
fantastic venue! Plenty of prizes, food
and fun all, all for a great cause. All
proceeds will go directly to Joseph's
Home, a non-profit 501(c) organization.

Grand Bear Golf Course, Saucier

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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November 1-30

Water/Ways Exhibit

The Smithsonian Institute is coming to
Ocean Springs! Water/Ways will be on
display at the Municipal Library
through November 30. The Water/Ways
exhibit dives into water — an essential
component of life on our planet,
environmentally, culturally and

Ocean Springs Municipal Library

November 2

Art & The Afterlife
Come Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at
the Mary C.! The event will take place
from 6 to 8 p.m. and feature assorted
taco plates, sangria, Latin jazz band,
face painting, arts & crafts and more.
Attendance is $35 for members and $55
for non-members.

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center

November 3-4
40th Annual Peter Anderson Arts
& Crafts Festival

This fine arts and crafts festival
celebrates the arts with more than 400
booths of artists and crafters from all
over the United States and beyond.
Spectators can expect a festive weekend
filled with live music, coastal and ethnic
foods while enjoying oil paintings,
pottery, hand-made jewelry, digital
portraits, metal works and more.

Downtown Ocean Springs

November 6
General Election Day
November 6 is General Election Day, so
don't forget to get out there and go vote!
On the ballot are U.S. Senate and U.S.
House of Representatives, Judicial
Offices, County School Board Members
and certain School District Trustees.
Polling places are open from 7 a.m. until
7 p.m.


November 7
Barking on the Bay
This fundraiser benefits the Hancock
County Animal Shelter. Event features a
$10.00 catfish plate, silent auction and
live entertainment. A complimentary
house drink or beer will be offered to
the first 100 attendees. Purina pet food
donations appreciated. Fundraiser takes
place from 5:30-8 p.m.

Diamondhead Harbor House

November 8-10
Mistletoe Marketplace
Mistletoe Marketplace is presented by
the Junior League of Jackson each year
and is the go-to for your Christmas
shopping needs. General shopping
hours take place Thursday-Saturday.
Online ticket purchases are $10 for
adults ($15 at the door) and $5 for
children and seniors.

Mississippi Trade Mart, Jackson

November 9
Jackson County Veterans Day

The Jackson County Chamber of
Commerce will host its 18th Annual
Veterans Day Program at the Moss
Point Veterans Memorial Monument at
11 a.m. The event is open to the public
and will honor past and present

Moss Point Veterans Memorial


November 10
Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport
Charity Ball

Black tie event including live music,
silent auction and raffle. This event
helps raise money for the children in
our community. This year's Charity Ball
is themed ìA Hollywood Storyî and
takes place from 7 p.m. to midnight.
Tickets are $50 per person.

The Warehouse, Gulfport

November 10-11
Celtic Music Festival and Scottish
Highland Games 2018

The Celtic Festival and Highland Games
will take place at the Harrison County
Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on

Harrison County Fairgrounds, Gulfport

November 11
St. Patrick Catholic High School
Open House

St. Patrick Catholic High School invites
you to an open house for prospective
students and their families. Meet and
interact with teachers, administrators,
and students, as well as tour the
beautiful, state-of-the-art campus. Open
house takes place from 2 to 5 p.m.

St. Patrick Catholic High School

November 11
Huneeus Wine Dinner
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino is pleased
to host a wine dinner featuring a
collection of wines from Huneeus
Vintners. Six specially selected wines
will be paired with a five course dinner
at BR Prime. Reservations are $150 plus
tax and gratuity per person. Must be 21
to attend.

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

November 23-30
36 Days of Christmas & Trains
Relive the magic of the Christmas train
with the Mississippi Coast Model
Railroad Museum's Christmas lights
display. Open 5-9 p.m. through
December 31. Closed Christmas Eve and
Christmas Day. Admission is free, but
donations are appreciated.

Mississippi Coast Model Railroad

November 23-30
Gulfport Harbor Lights Winter

Light show is being presented as a
walking tour or aboard a trolley daily
from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. through
December 30. Participants will be able
to visit with Santa and enjoy hot
chocolate, marshmallows, and
concession items.

Jones Park, Gulfport

November 29-30
Disney on Ice: World of

Enter the dazzling world of Disney
magic live on ice! Rev up for non-stop
fun with four of your favorite Disney
stories, inlcuding Cars, The Little
Mermaid, Toy Story and Frozen. Tickets
start at $15.

Mississippi Coast Coliseum &
Convention Center


November 29-30
Scrooge the Musical

Walter Anderson Theatre Project
presents Scrooge the Musical,

an adaptation of the famous C
harles Dickens classic. Musical will be
performed Thursdays-Sundays until
December 9. Tickets are $20 for adults,
$15 for seniors and military & $10 for
children 12 and under.

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center