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Weekend Whereabouts 14-16

The cast of Madeline at Beauvoir. Image source: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center. The cast of Madeline at Beauvoir. Image source: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center.

South Mississippi may lack a snowy winter wonderland, but we've got an array of holiday festivities lined up for the weekend.

The snowflakes and sugarplum festival puts on the holiday atmosphere complete with live bands, vendors, food and mini train rides. It's happening in Bay St. Louis at the Historic Depot District. No running around to different stores at this event, 28 arts and crafts vendors will be at your finger tips bringing unique holiday decorations and one of a kind items. Festival goers will love the artificial skating rink outdoor.

Snowflakes and sugarplum festival

Saturday, 11am-8pm

Historic Depot District, Bay St. Louis



Lynn Meadows Discovery Center brings Ludwig Bemelmans Madeline book series to life in Madeline's Christmas play. Madeline is a student at a boarding school in Paris. She and her friends get into a holiday adventure after the arrival of a mysterious stranger. This family friendly event runs Friday through Sunday.

Madeline's Christmas

Friday, 7pm

Saturday 3pm, 7pm

Sunday 3pm

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport


Beau Rivage is hosting its annual holiday open house throughout its retail promenade and photos with Santa. Stop in and enjoy Christmas carols while sampling complimentary treats from Roasted Bean including delicious hot chocolate, holiday cake and pies. Representatives from the Beau's luxury lines will be on hand to showcase the latest fashions. Plus more than a dozen trunk shows will take place. All the good girls and boys can catch a free photo opportunity with Santa from 3-6 p.m. daily.

Beau Rivage's annual holiday open house

Holiday open house Saturday, 11am-5pm

Photos with Santa daily 3pm-6pm

Beau Rivage, Biloxi

The Moss Point high school jazz band will fill the air with Sounds of the holidays at the Ina Thompson Moss Point Library Saturday. This high energy, fast paced, community Christmas concert is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available.

Moss Point Library hosts Holiday Jazz Concert

Saturday, 2pm

Ina Thompson Library, Moss Point



George County welcomes the holidays during their All American Country Christmas. A fun filled Santa workshop, free gift wrapping for children and visits with Santa await your little ones. Plus there's going to be a generous amount of food, crafts and musical performances.  

All American Country Christmas

Saturday, 9am-5pm

George County Fairgrounds, George County

Admission $2.00

Children 3 and under free 


Here's your chance to help the New York firefighters affected by Hurricane Sandy. Friday the Gautier Firefighters cooking team will  make and sell barbecue lunches for $7.00. All proceeds will benefit the New York firefighters. If you don't want a lunch they are accepting donations and gift cards. Preorders will be taken.

BBQ plate luncheon

Friday, 10am-2pm

BBQ lunch $7.00

1046 Howard Avenue, Biloxi


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