South Mississippi weekend whereabouts - September 10-12

By Michelle Lady - e-mail

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Wind down your week with a little bit of fun. Pooches of all shapes and sizes will be vying for the title of top dog this weekend at the American Kennel Club's Dog Show. Come see more than 100 breeds of dogs compete in several categories. The doors of the Coast Coliseum will be open Friday through Sunday beginning at 9a.m.

Club Tiki is going to the dogs and cats Friday. Support the animals at the Humane Society of South Mississippi and enjoy a silent and live auction, a four paw fashion show, hors d'oeuvres and more. The event is from 7p.m. until 11p.m. at the Beau Rivage.

Put on your dancing shoes and boogie the night away at the Moonlight on the Bay Gala. Enjoy dinner a silent auction and of course lots of dancing. All proceeds benefit the Hancock Medical Center Foundation. The dance is Friday beginning at 7:30p.m. at the Hollywood Casino.

It will be a fishing frenzy at River Park in Pascagoula Saturday. Children ages 5 to 13 are invited to bring their poles and enjoy a day of fishing and learning beginning at 8a.m.

Blues will be in the air Saturday and Sunday for this year's Gulf Coast Blues and Heritage Festival. Some of the top blues and soul entertainers will be on stage sarenating the crowd. The festivities are at the Jackson County Fairgrounds beginning at 8a.m.

The City of Biloxi invites you to celebrate family, community and the seafood heritage at the 29th Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival. Enjoy a variety of seafood dishes, children's activities, bungee obstacle, gumbo championship and live entertainment. The event is Saturday from 10a.m. until 9p.m. and Sunday from 10a.m. until 5p.m. at the Biloxi Town Green.

Take the children over to the Bay St. Louis Train Depot for a safety fair Saturday. Get your children finger printed, safety seats checked, DNA kits and more. The event is from 9a.m. until 4p.m.

Learn all about the night sky at Gulf Islands national Seashore. There will be a slideshow of constellations plus you'll get a chance to look through telescopes. The event is free and begins Saturday at 8p.m.

AKC Dog Show

  • Friday - Sunday
  • Gates open at 9a.m.
  • MS Coast Coliseum
  • (800) 726-2781 or (228) 594-3707

Club Tiki Goes to the Dogs

  • Friday 7p.m. - 11p.m.
  • Beau Rivage Casino
  • For Tickets Call (228) 822-3802

Moonlight on the Bay

  • Friday 7:30p.m.
  • Hollywood Casino, Bay St. Louis
  • Call for Tickets (228) 467-8790

Kids Fishing Rodeo

  • Saturday 8a.m.
  • River Park, Pascagoula
  • Admission is free
  • (228) 806-1073

Blues & Heritage Festival

  • Saturday & Sunday 11a.m.
  • Jackson County Fairgrounds
  • 2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula
  • (228) 497-5493 or (228) 497-5615

Biloxi Seafood Festival

  • Saturday 10a.m. - 9p.m.
  • Sunday 10a.m. - 5p.m.
  • Biloxi Town Green
  • (228) 604-0014

Child Safety Event

  • Saturday 9a.m. - 4p.m.
  • Bay St. Louis Train Depot
  • For More Info Call (228) 466-5486

Cosmic Connections

  • Saturday 8p.m.
  • Gulf Islands National Seashore
  • 3500 Park Road, Ocean Springs
  • (228) 875-9057

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