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Weekend Whereabouts November 16-18

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -

Put the kids to bed early and head over to the Duo Dance Event Centers' dance party Friday night. Whether you've got a partner or not, everyone 18 years and older is invited to take part in everything from swing, east and west coast swing, polka, two step and night club two step, which is more of a slower dance. Plus a D.J. will play an array of music from the 50s to today's club music. Soft drinks, bottled water, beer and wine will be on sale.

Duo Dance, dance party
Friday, starts 7p.m.
3100 Ladner Road, Gautier
228-762-0304
$10 admission

Gooblepalooza music and art festival serves up fun and the spirit of giving this weekend. Several local and national bands are set to take the stage in downtown Gulfport. You'll get to check out art booths and great food and drink selections. Lynn Meadows Discovery Center will provide the children's activities. This event isn't just meant for fun, the event is also meant to help support local charities like Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen. Bring a can good and you'll receive $5 off your ticket.

Gooblepalooza
Saturday, 11am
14th Street and 27th Avenue, Gulfport
Adult tickets $25 at gate
Children 12 and under are free

Before you head out to start your Saturday activities be sure to stop by the WLOX station. We're holding a car wash for donations. Meet our WLOX team and have your car cleaned. All the proceeds we make will go straight to the United Way of South Mississippi. The car wash begins at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. right here in our parking lot.

WLOX United Way Car Wash
Saturday, 9am-3pm
WLOX-TV parking lot, Biloxi
Donations for United Way
228-896-1313

With black Friday around the corner, I'm sure many of you have already considered where you'll do your Christmas present shopping. Consider this...an event that offers items you may not find anywhere else. It's all part of the 16th Annual Holiday Boutique hosted by the Pass Christian Yacht Club Ladies Auxiliary. They've lined up 40 vendors selling everything from pottery, clothing, handmade and fine jewelry, baked and frozen foods and much more.

16th Annual Holiday Boutique
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
West Harrison Civic Center, Long Beach
228-452-7564
Admission is $5

Calling all green thumbs the 60th Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Camellia Show is back again. This show is free and open to the public. Hundreds of blooms of all colors and varieties will be on display. Experts will be on hand to answer questions about camellia care and horticulture. Hard to find grafted camellias will be on sale. Other activities include a plant raffle and demonstrations on preserving camellia blooms for flower arrangements. You'll also get to see a presentation of Camellia of The Year.

60th Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Camellia Show
Saturday 2pm-6pm
Lyman Orange Grove Community Center, Gulfport
228-872-0908
Free

Alzheimer's is a disease that attacks the brain, affecting memory, thinking and behavior and can ultimately lead to death. This Saturday, take a non-competitive walk to end Alzheimer's. Put your tennis shoes on and take part in the 8th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at the Ocean Springs-Biloxi Bridge. The walk will start at the Biloxi end of the bridge near the Isle Casino. Organizers are asking for donations. All proceeds benefit the fight against Alzheimer's.

8th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's
Saturday, 9 a.m.
Ocean Springs-Biloxi Bridge
Start at Isle Casino Hotel
Biloxi
601-987-0020

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