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Weekend whereabouts January 11-13

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The smell of the dirt, the thrill of the unknown. Get an up close and personal view of cowboys and cowgirls working horses and livestock at the Professional Cowboy Association Finals at the Coliseum. They've competed all year to qualify for a place in one or several events like bareback riding, break away roping, barrel racing and the ever popular bull riding where riders must hang on for dear life for at least eight seconds. They also have to make a swift get away when the bull bucks them off.

PCA Rodeo Finals
Friday-Saturday 7:30pm
Sunday 2pm
MS Coast Coliseum, Biloxi
Call for tickets
(228) 594-3700

Run off some of those holiday pounds in the Kroc Center's Frosty Kroc Run. This event is open to all ages and runners can choose to run the one mile, 5k or 10k. Runners will also get a chance to see the mascot race which features the Chik-fil-A cow and Kroc Mascot. If you don't feel like running or walking volunteers are needed along the route. This race starts and ends at the Kroc Center.

Frosty Kroc Run
Saturday
1 mile starts 8:30am
5k and 10k 9am
Salvation Army Kroc Center, Biloxi
228-207-1218

Attend the 2nd Krewe of CASA Mardi Gras gala and you'll be helping Court Appointed Special Advocates provide abused and neglected children in Hancock County with quality advocacy in court and a safe, nurturing home. The gala is at the Bay St. Louis Community Hall and the Myles Sharp band are on tap to perform. Plus there's dinner and an auction, but this gala is BYOB.
 
2nd Krewe of CASA Mardi Gras Gala
Saturday 7pm-11pm
Bay St. Louis Community Hall
Call for tickets
228-344-0419

The Krewe of Legacy will hold their Mardi Gras ball at the West Harrison County Civic Center on Saturday. The festivities start at 5 p.m. and include dinner, dancing and presentation of the Krewe of Legacy court. Dress is casual and this event is also BYOB.

Krewe of Legacy Mardi Gras Ball
Saturday 5pm
West Harrison County Civic Center, Long Beach
Call for tickets
228-216-2097

Ok this is my favorite...Babyface. The R & B producer and singer-songwriter known for hits like "Nobody knows it but me," "Whip Appeal" and "Everytime I close my eyes". The 53-year-old, ten time grammy award winner will be performing in Studio A at the IP Casino on Saturday. His concert starts at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45.
 
Babyface concert
Saturday 8pm
IP Casino, Biloxi
Call for tickets
(228) 436-3000

The Gulfport Dragway is hosting the 4th Annual Nostalgia Drag Racing Winter Classic on Saturday. The event is open to all street cars and trucks, pro stock, street rods, muscle car dragsters and more. You'll find unique items at the swap meet. Gates open at 9 a.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m.
Gulfport Dragway
228-596-0664

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