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Weekend Whereabouts: June 21-23

So many things to do this weekend and so little time to start planning; here's a detailed list of events going on in South Mississippi.

Hundreds of unique vehicles with stellar paint jobs and specialty sound systems will be at the MS Coast Coliseum and driving east and west on Highway 90 this weekend for the annual Scrapin the Coast. Listen to the stereo competition and check out the car and truck show, burnout and hydraulic contests. In addition to the vehicles, there's a bikini contest and much more.

Scrapin' the Coast

Friday-Sunday

MS Coast Coliseum, Biloxi

228-832-4683 

Watch alligator handler Jeff Quattrocchi catch an 8 foot, 200 pound gator with his bare hands at Gulf Islands Waterpark. The Master Alligator educator will be telling you all about this big reptile. Kids will love the baby alligator they can hold and take a picture with.  

Swamp Master's Alligator Show

Sunday, noon, 2:30pm, 5pm

Gulf Islands Waterpark, Gulfport

228-328-1266 

Here in South Mississippi you've heard of a sunset cruise in the Gulf, but what about a sunset cruise in the bayous and swamps of the Pascagoula River? During the two hour cruise expect to see alligators as big as 12 foot or more. Plus osprey, raccoons, alligator nests, deer and hogs. Every trip is different so you never know what you'll see. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under.

McCoy's Sunset River Cruise

Friday, 5:15pm

Pascagoula Audubon Center, Moss Point

228-475-0825

Reservations are required 

Moss Point Main Street invites you to see the animated film "Hotel Transylvania". It's a story about Dracula, the owner of Hotel Transylvania, where the world's monsters go for some R&R away from human civilization. But, on Dracula's daughter's 118th birthday an unexpected 21-year-old man arrives. Ultimately Dracula has to protect his daughter from falling in love with him.

Moss Point Movie Night

Friday, 8:30pm

Riverfront, Moss Point

228-623-0994

Free 

Gather your children for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Historic Depot District in Bay St. Louis. This Renaissance themed event includes a children's pageant and music. Plus area merchants will be offering  you food and drink specials. You can even learn your future with tarot card and palm readers. Remember to bring your lawn chairs.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Depot

Saturday, 7pm-10pm

Historic Depot District, Bay St. Louis

228-304-1333

Free

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