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South Mississippi weekend whereabouts June 24th - 26th


The work week is winding down and the events are heating up. Here's a look at several fun ways to spend your weekend.

Hundreds of hot rods will converge at the Coast Coliseum beginning Friday for Scrapin' the Coast. Coast on over in your rod or enjoy drooling over someone else's. There will also be several fun contests. It's all weekend long click here for a full lineup of events

Try your luck at poker this weekend and help the homeless animals of South Mississippi. Hop aboard your boats for the annual Running with the Dogs Boat Poker Run, and if you play your cards right you could be going home with one of several cash prizes. There is a pre-party Friday night and the boats take off Saturday. The Dock Bar and Grill is the place to be.

It's the last Friday of the month and that means it's free admission at Lynn Meadows from 5 until 8.

Get some exercise in for a great cause. The South Mississippi AIDS Task Force is taking it's mission to the Biloxi/Ocean Spring bridge hoping to raise awareness and money for those affected by the illness. Walk at your own pace, the stroll begins on the Ocean Springs side Saturday at 8a.m.

Want to add a furry friend to the family? Greyhound Pets of America are bringing several lovable dogs to PetSmart Saturday for a meet and greet. Learn about the breed and see if one of them is a good match for your home. The tails will be wagging from 12:30 until 2:30.

Fill up on some tasty BBQ at the Praise Fest and BBQ Throwdown. All money benefits Home of Grace recovery program. There will be lots of great music and of course some savory ribs and other meats. Head on over to downtown Pascagoula Saturday between 11a.m. and 7p.m.

Giddy up for the National Barrel Horse Association Competitions because they have trotted over to the Harrison County Fairgrounds. Participants will saddle up Saturday at 3p.m. and it's free to come out and cheer them on.

Rock out the headbands and spandex for 80's movie night at Blaylock Park in Wiggins. The film will roll Saturday at 6p.m. so come early and steak out your spot.

Scrapin' the Coast

  • Friday 12p.m. - 5p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday 8a.m. - 5p.m.
  • Coast Coliseum
  • (228) 832-2688

Running with the Dogs Poker Run

  • Friday & Saturday
  • Dock Bar & Grill
  • For Tickets Call (228) 365-7712

Strides for Life

  • Saturday 8a.m.
  • Biloxi/Ocean Springs Bridge
  • (228) 385-1214

Greyhound Pets of America Meet & Greet

  • Saturday 12:30p.m. - 2:30p.m.
  • PetSmart, Gulfport
  • (228) 697-1363

Praise Fest & BBQ Throwdown

  • Saturday 11a.m. - 7p.m.
  • Merchants & Marine Bank Courtyard
  • Downtown Pascagoula

Barrel Horse Association Competition

  • Saturday 3p.m.
  • Harrison County Fairgrounds
  • (228) 861-3530

Movie in the Park

  • Saturday 6p.m.
  • Blaylock Park
  • (601) 928-5418

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