South Mississippi weekend whereabouts - August 13-15

By Michelle Lady - e-mail

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Crystals, beads, jewelry and much more await you at the Harrison County Gem and Mineral Show. Friday through Sunday loads of vendors will be at the West Harrison Civic Center to show off their beautiful pieces.

The Biloxi Little Theatre brings to stage the famous musical and Broadway production Cabaret! A play about the doomed romance between a German boarding house owner and her elderly suitor, a Jewish fruit vendor. To find out what happens you'll have to check it out Friday or Saturday at 8 p.m. or Sunday at 2 p.m.

Come out and view fascinating works of art by nationally acclaimed folk artist, humorist and storyteller from Bay St. Louis the late Alice Moseley. Many of her pieces will be on display and for sale, all the proceeds will go to a group that offers art opportunities to those with disabilities. The benefit exhibition is Saturday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Caboose Gallery in Long Beach.

Enjoy a day of competition and beautiful horses with the South Mississippi Horse Show and Rodeo Association. Riders from all over the Coast will come together for one great show at the Harrison County Fairgrounds Saturday at 10 a.m.

Dance the night away at Memorial Hospital's "Samba in the Sand." The fun begins Saturday at 8 p.m. and all the money raised will benefit the Miracles for Memorial foundation which helps provide service lines for families and friends of patients.

We want to hear about your events. If you have something going on make sure to post it on our community calendar.

Gem & Mineral Show

  • Friday 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • West Harrison Civic Center
  • 4670 West Espy Avenue, Long Beach
  • (228) 586-5279


  • Friday - Sunday & August 19th - 21st
  • Thursday - Saturday 8 p.m.
  • Sunday 2 p.m.
  • Biloxi Little Theatre
  • For Tickets Call (228) 432-8543

Alice Moseley Benefit Exhibit

  • Saturday 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Caboose Art Gallery
  • 608 W. Railroad, Long Beach
  • (228) 865-1056

South MS Horse Show & Rodeo

  • Saturday 10 a.m.
  • Harrison County Fairgrounds
  • 15321 County Farm Road, Gulfport
  • (228) 861-3530

Miracles for Memorial

  • Saturday 8 p.m.
  • 9430 Oak Point Drive, Gulfport
  • (228) 865-3419

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