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Weekend Whereabouts: March 29 - 31

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Whether your prone to hunt for something family friendly or in the mood for a good laugh without the children, there's something fun and frugal for everyone this weekend.

Put a little laughter into your Friday with the Laugh All Night Good Friday Comedy Show at the Coliseum. Vibe Media Productions has put together an all star cast of comedians including Joe Clair who has been featured in BET's Comic View. You may remember Shawty Shawty from MTV's Wild-N-Out and many more are taking the stage. In between sets both national and local R&B artists will perform like Travis J from Spin Records and local artist Chaelle D. All proceeds benefit the Diamond Diva's ball. You must be 18 years or older to attend.

  • Laugh All Night Good Friday Comedy Show
  • Friday, 7pm
  • MS Coast Coliseum, Biloxi
  • 228-234-0272 or 504-594-3171
  • Tickets at door or online

Here's a great way to get your heart pumping, legs moving and meet others. Victory International Christian Center is holding the 2nd Annual Walk of Faith on Saturday. This is an easy walk along the Ocean Springs-Biloxi Bay bridge. Participants are asked to meet at 7:45 a.m. at the Ocean Springs Yacht Club. The entry fee for this event is a monetary donation of any amount. All the money collected will go towards five local charities.

  • 2nd Annual Walk of Faith
  • Saturday, 7:45am
  • Ocean Springs-Biloxi Bay Bridge
  • Meet at O.S. Yacht Club
  • Facebook: Walk of Faith

Take in the festive sights, sounds under the oaks on USM's Long Beach campus. They're holding their annual Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday. Four acts will serenade you including Excelsior Band and Rocehelle Harper. Plus while you're roaming the grounds there will be a variety of food vendors like the Shed BBQ and Blues Joint and Port City Cafe. Get in some shopping at the arts and crafts booths. And if you bring your children there are plenty of activities for them to do.

  • Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival
  • Saturday, 10am-6pm
  • USM Gulf Coast, Long Beach
  • 228-214-3260
  • Free

It's Easter weekend and what better way to celebrate than to bring the children out to an exciting Easter egg hunt. There are several going on in various locations along the Gulf Coast. In Bay St. Louis they've got the Easter Eggstravaganza from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Bourgeois Playground on Saturday. More than 12,000 eggs stuffed with an assortment of goodies will be hidden in the Egg-stra special Easter hunt in Biloxi on Saturday. Organizers are going to have face painting, music and plenty more activities for children. For a full list of Easter Egg hunts this weekend head to click here.

There's virtually something for everyone at the GNAT Nationals in Bay St. Louis on Sunday. The open car, truck and bike show allows you to either sign-up your new or old vehicles, hot rods, and a variety of other custom vehicles or just look at them. It also offers an Easter Egg hunt, pictures with the Easter bunny. Plus there's a silent auction, cake sale, and an array of food options.

  • GNAT Nationals Car/Truck/Bike Show
  • Sunday, 8am-3:30pm
  • Train Depot, Bay St. Louis
  • 228-216-1259

The North Bay Civitan Club of D'Iberville-St. Martin will hold the 5th Annual Special Needs Egg Hunt on Sunday for children or young adults with physical and mental challenges. Volunteers and Civitans will be on hand to help guide those through the hunting fields where more than 1,000 colorful, plastic eggs filled with prizes and sweets will be hidden. Registration opens at 10 a.m. Adults must accompany anyone under the age of 18. This hunt also includes an egg toss, and picnic lunch.

  • 5th Annual Special Needs Egg Hunt
  • Saturday, 10am-1pm
  • Biloxi Town Green
  • Details 228-219-2238
  • Free

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