SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Whether it's showing dad your appreciation or hanging out with friends, here are some of the most enjoyable ways to spend your time on the Gulf Coast.
Bring the family over to Moss Points Cultural Arts and Heritage festival on Saturday. Regional artists will perform Rap, R&B and Blues music; displays will showcase Moss Point's History. Plus there are children's activities, educational booths, and tasty food.
Cultural Arts and Heritage festival
4131 Sue Ellen Street, Moss Point
Trade movie night indoors for a movie night outside with a concession stand and activities. Bring the family over to Lynn Meadows Discovery Center to watch "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl". Families are encouraged to wear a costume and bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Movie night is Friday beginning at 6 p.m.
Outdoor Movie Night
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport
$5 per person
Thinking of heading out on the boat this weekend? While you're out consider "Running with the Dogs Boat Poker Run". What that means is you'll take a scenic boat ride to various locations and draw a card at each place you stop. The goal is to make the best poker hand and win cash prizes. A captain's party is Friday at the Hook Up restaurant in Biloxi The card draw starts at 4:30p.m. on Saturday at the Biloxi Boardwalk Marina. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of South Mississippi.
Running with the dogs boat poker run
Hook Up, Biloxi
Biloxi Boardwalk Marina
Details (228) 365-7712
Classic Chevrolets and old model Fords, explore the treasures at an antique car show at McLeod Park in the Kiln. Take some time to play games, join a silent auction and listen to great music. An even bigger draw...the barbecue cook-off.
BBQ Cookoff Antique Car Show
McLeod Park, Kiln
The 6th anniversary Gulfport galleria of fine art soiree is a truly unique event. The galleria is sprinkled with an art collection titled "Treasures and Landmarks of Gulfport. Attendees will marvel at the revamped collection of vases. While you're marveling at the art work munch on refreshments. There's also live music and a book signing by Betty Hancock Shaw on her new book titled "Gulfport Images of America".
6th Anniversary soiree
Comedic daredevil Bello Nock is back at the Beau Rivage in the summer show "Funambula". An international cast of aerialists, acrobats and tightrope walkers accomplish dramatic performances. This show includes never before seen acts. Among the performers are two contortionists who twist their bodies and seamlessly maneuver in a tiny glass cube. A troupe of talented trampoline jumpers, trapeze artists will make you think they're from another world. Funambula runs eight weeks.
Saturday, 3pm and 7pm
Runs June 12-August 11
Beau Rivage, Biloxi
Tickets call 1-888-566-7469