South Mississippi weekend whereabouts July 8th - 10th

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - End the work week on a good note at Pascagoula Beach Park.  Blues will fill the air beginning at 6p.m. Bring your lawn chair and come early to steak out your spot.

The fishing frenzy continues on this weekend, this time cast your poles in the Back Bay for Croaker. The headquarters for the 4th annual Croaker Classic is The Dock Bar and Grill. Coast on over this weekend to check out the catch and enjoy live music.

The grills will be fired up at the Ladner's Ball Field in Lakeshore Saturday to help feed the needy of the community. You still have time to perfect your barbecue sauce and compete in the first ever cook-off. All proceeds go to the Hancock County Food Pantry. The event will heat up at 10a.m.

Put your aprons on for a cheese making class. Whip up your creation and take it home for your friends and family. The class is at the Mary C beginning at 10a.m. to reserve your spot click here.

Put your poker face on for a poker run to benefit the Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society. Rev up your bike or crank up your car and make your way to the Armed Forces Motorcycle Club on Wolf River Road in Gulfport, registration is at 10a.m. Saturday.

Hop aboard the Pan American Clipper at the Gulfport Harbor and experience Fort Massachusetts at sunset. Enjoy a late night cruise to the islands and tour the fort by candlelight. The tour will include a live history lesson to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Ship Island. The cruise will leave at 5:30 Saturday. Make sure to call and reserve your spot.

The Beau Rivage will be shaking up your favorite martini Saturday evening for Make A Wish Foundation. Enjoy live music, hor d'oeuvres and make a bid on some great prizes. The Martini Shakedown begins at 7p.m.

And it's also the second Saturday of the month so stop by Bay St. Louis for music and fun. Have a great weekend.

Blues at the Beach

  • Friday 6p.m. - 8p.m.
  • Pascagoula Beach Park
  • (228) 762-3391

Croaker Classic

  • Friday - Sunday
  • The Dock Bar & Grill
  • (228) 265-1121

Barbecue Cook Off

  • Saturday 10a.m. - until
  • Ladners Ball Field
  • 11041 Lower Bay Road, Lakeshore
  • (228) 323-1585

Cheese Making Class

  • Saturday 10a.m. - 1p.m.
  • Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center
  • To Register click here

Poker Run

  • To Benefit Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society
  • Saturday Registration 10a.m.
  • Armed Forces Motorcycle Club
  • 11007 Wolf River Road, Gulfport
  • (228) 363-0029

Candlelight Tour of Fort Massachusetts

  • Saturday
  • Boat Leaves at 5:30p.m.
  • Make sure to reserve your spot
  • (228) 875-9057

Martini Shakedown

  • Saturday
  • 7p.m. - 11p.m.
  • Beau Rivage
  • For Tickets Call (228) 575-8691

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