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Weekend Whereabouts: June 28-30

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If spending another weekend bored out of your mind brings back sad memories, think again, this is South Mississippi and were doing what we do best--having fun this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  

Be sure to line the streets of Pascagoula and watch hundreds of Carver High School alums celebrate their reunion on Saturday. They are holding a parade beginning at War Memorial Stadium at 10 a.m.

You'll see a marching band, several beautiful floats and vehicles. Parade route: Begins at War Memorial Stadium at Market Street then takes a left on Convent and heads west. Then takes a left on South Pascagoula Street and a left on Tucker Street back toward War Memorial Stadium.  

Carver High School parade

Saturday, 10 am

War Memorial Stadium, Pascagoula  

Party with the Gulfport Firefighters this evening, they're holding a fundraiser for one of their own Lt. Randall Slocum who's fighting stage four brain cancer. Firefighter Greg Griffin will be performing live with the Dry Creek Band along with Autumn Rising. Dine on chicken wings, pulled pork sandwiches, potato salad, and beer. A silent auction consists of gift certificates, hotel stays and art work. Plus there's a $5,000 drawdown.

Slocum fundraiser

Friday, 6pm-11pm

Orange Grove Community Center, Gulfport

Ticket for two is $50

Details 228-380-8888 

This Saturday and Sunday is your chance to buy, sell or trade pieces of history at the Gulf Coast Coin Show at the Biloxi Civic Center. More than 40 vendors will be offering coins, currency, stamps and other collectibles.

Gulf Coast Coin Show

Saturday, 9am-5pm

Sunday, 9am-3pm

Biloxi Civic Center, Biloxi

Details 228-435-8880

Free 

Tag, post, tweet, like, share Social Media perfection at the Beau Rivage's 875 lounge. They're holding Social Media Day on Sunday. If you're thinking, ‘I can do social media anywhere,' you're right, but what you can do is take part in giveaways, while sipping on a delicious cocktail during Social Media Day. Some of the giveaway items include iPods, nanos, Apple TVs, Bose headphones and giftcards to Beau Rivage restaurants.  

Social Media Day

Sunday, 5pm-9pm

875 Lounge, Beau Rivage

Free

Come out to see "OZ: The Great and Powerful" on Friday at the Long Beach Town Green. Get there early for the best seat in town! Concessions open at 6:30 p.m. the movie will start at sundown. Sonic will be onsite selling Hot Dogs and Corn Dogs! All concession items are $1 each. 

Long Beach Movie Night

Friday, 7:30 pm

Long Beach Town Green  

Check out 15-year-old singer Samantha Depsorte. The Vancleave native plays live at the Shed in Gulfport on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This self taught guitarist sings covers of top pop, rock and country songs. You may remember her she recently performed her original song "Take A Breath" at the D'Iberville Crawfish Festival. 

Samantha Desporte Live the Shed in Gulfport

Sunday, 1-3pm

The Shed, Gulfport

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