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Weekend Whereabouts March 1-3

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No need to head out of town for the weekend. Here's a cool mash up of events.

Gulf Coast Garden and Patio Show

This is your opportunity to beautify your lawn or patio with all sorts of plants, yard art and gardening products. They'll be on display in the coliseum during the Gulf Coast Garden and Patio show. Find the perfect plant and learn better gardening methods with various educational gardening seminars. This event lasts all weekend.

Friday, 9am-4pm

Saturday, 9am-5pm

Sunday, 11am-4pm

MS Coast Coliseum, Biloxi

601-919-8111

Trash or Treasure

The Pass Christian Historical Society is sponsoring a trash or treasure show on Saturday. Do you have a family heirloom or garage sale find you think may be worth something? You can bring up to three items and speak informally with an expert, who will give you a brief opinion of the possible value of your item. Keep in mind these are not official appraisals. They'll just give you a better understanding of your item. The cost for the first item is $10 and $5 for each additional item. For larger items, consider snapping a picture and bringing it in.

Saturday, 11am-2pm

201 East Scenic Drive, Pass Christian

228-452-7254

3rd Annual Trivia Night and wine tasting

Help children affected by autism and attend the 3rd Annual trivia night and wine tasting at the Gulf Hills Hotel in Ocean Springs. Test your knowledge with trivia games and enjoy winning awesome door prizes. There's also going to be food, music and a wine tasting. All proceeds benefit Kamp Kaleidoscope, which is a Summer camp for children and teens with an autism spectrum disorder.

Saturday, 6pm

Gulf Hills Hotel, Ocean Springs

228-447-3567 or 228-223-4755

Hattiesburg Arts and Music Benefit

Eastbank Pub in Pascagoula is holding a two day fundraiser benefiting USM's music and art departments, which were damaged by the tornado. This event includes live performances by Jacob Cauley, Shades of Green and other performers. Plus there's going to artwork and silent auctions. Organizers are taking monetary as well as art donations.

Saturday-Sunday, 2:30pm

Eastbank Pub, Pascagoula

228-326-8822

Battle on the Bayou

The 4th Annual Battle on the Bayou is both a race and an adventure. It runs roughly 9 .5 miles. And will start at the Gulf Hills Resort in grounds in Ocean Springs and end at The Shed and Camp Journey's End. All ages and all experience levels are welcome to join either competitively or just for fun. Battle on the Bayou doesn't offer rental boats. Here is a list of boat rental businesses:

South Coast Paddling Company

228-872-2230 www.southcoastpaddling.com

Adventure Locators

228-392-7830 www.adventurelocators.net

Eco-Tours of South Mississippi

228-297-8687 www.ecotoursofsouthmississippi.com/

Saturday, 8am-1pm

Gulf Hills Hotel, Ocean Springs

228-282-4972 or 228-872-2030

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