South Mississippi weekend whereabouts September 24 - 26

By Michelle Lady - e-mail

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - St. Rose De Lima Church invites you to its 85th annual church fair. Enjoy great entertainment, games, carnival rides, bingo, food and lots, lots more. The whole family will enjoy the fun. It kicks off Friday at 6p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 11a.m. at the church grounds on Neciase Avenue in Bay St. Louis.

Several Blues celebrities will take the stage at The Shedhead Blues Festival. Enjoy great food, music and fun, it's all at The Shed Barbeque and Blues Joint in Ocean Springs Saturday from 2p.m. until 11p.m.

South Mississippi AIDS task force is asking you to make a "Bid for Life." The annual fundraiser will feature a live and silent auction with plenty of artwork, resort stays, trips, services and a whole lot more. The fun is Saturday beginning at 7p.m. at the Beau Rivage.

Get your dancing shoes on for this year's "Boogie on the Beach." The event features great music, food, silent auction, giveaways and more. All proceeds benefit St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School. Park at the church grounds and take a shuttle. The event is Saturday at 7:30p.m.

Enjoy a great show and help a fabulous cause. Music legend Neil Young is using his talent to help fight hunger along the Gulf Coast. Tyson Foods is donating 100,000 pounds of chicken for every concert in the region. Neil will take the stage Saturday at 8p.m. at the IP Casino. Guests are asked to bring one canned food item.

Laugh the night away for the youth of South Mississippi. The Break of Dawn Youth Enhancement Facility is hosting a comedy jam featuring Shang. You may have seen him on TV but now you can see him live at the Saenger Theatre Saturday at 8p.m. For tickets call (228) 493-2629.

Chefs from all over the Gulf Coast and beyond will be cooking up delicious meals all in hopes of going home this year's Chefs of the Coast winner. Bring your appetite and head on over for lots of cooking, an auction, live entertainment and more. Also take home some great chicken recipes at this year's new event the Skinny Dippin Chicken Cook off. The event is Saturday from 11a.m. until 4p.m. and Sunday at 5p.m. at the Coast Coliseum Convention center.

Mickey Mouse and friends are headed to the Coast Coliseum this weekend for a zany road trip. Bring the children and bounce around with Tigger and shout out your loudest yee haw with Woody and Buzz Lightyear. The wild adventure is Sunday at 1p.m. and again at 5p.m.

St. Rose De Lima Church Fair

  • Friday 6p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday 11a.m.
  • St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church
  • 301 South Necaise Avenue, Bay St. Louis
  • For More Info Call (228) 467-7347 or (228) 363-5286

Shedhead Blues Festival

  • Saturday 2p.m. - 11p.m.
  • Shed Barbeque & Blues Joint
  • 7501 Highway 57, Ocean Springs
  • For More Info Call (228) 875-9590

Bid for Life

  • Saturday 7p.m.
  • Beau Rivage
  • For Tickets Call (228) 385-1214

Boogie on the Beach

  • Saturday 7:30p.m.
  • Conwill Residence
  • 910 West Beach Blvd, Pass Christian
  • (228) 596-8177

Neil Young

  • Saturday 8p.m.
  • IP Casino
  • For Tickets Call (888) 946-2847 or (228) 436-3000

Gulf Coast Comedy Jam

  • Saturday 8p.m.
  • Saenger Theater
  • For Tickets Call (228) 493-2629 or (228) 435-6291

Chefs of the Coast

  • Saturday 11a.m. - 4p.m.
  • Sunday 5p.m.
  • Coast Coliseum
  • For Tickets Call (228) 236-1420

Mickey's Rockin' Road Show

  • Sunday 1p.m. & 5p.m.
  • Coast Coliseum
  • For Tickets Call (800) 726-2781 or (228) 594-3700

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