South Mississippi weekend whereabouts April 29th - May 1st

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Start out the weekend with some shopping, and don't worry you won't have shoppers remorse because it's all for Biloxi First United Methodist church's summer outreach trip. Also enjoy home baked goodies as you browse the yard sale. It's Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.

It's the last Friday of the month so bring your children to Lynn Meadows for an evening of fun and learning. It's free admission from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Strap on your walking shoes and help save the lives of babies in South Mississippi. The walk gets moving at 9 a.m. at the Promenade in D'Iberville.

Think green and climb aboard a waste management collection truck at Pecan Grove Landfill. Learn about recycling and enjoy a petting zoo, games and hot dogs. Earth Day 2011 is Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1p.m.

Brothers Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville and Jean Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville will sail ashore this weekend and re-discover Ocean Springs. Take a trip back to 1699 and learn about the first French Colony on the Gulf Coast. The re-enactment is Sunday at noon but before the discovery there will be a celebration Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Calling all chicken wing connoisseurs come out for all you can eat wings. And don't be a chicken put your culinary skills to the test in a cook off. It's at Hula's Bar and Grill Saturday and all the proceeds go to Gaits to Success.

It's Confederate Memorial Day at Beauvoir Saturday. Come pay tribute to our war heroes and enjoy a meal with your neighbors. Bring your favorite covered dish. It's from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Also Friday is the last day to get your children immunized for free. Just stop by any county health department.

Yard Sale

  • Benefiting Biloxi First United Methodist Church
  • Friday & Saturday 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • 154 Edgewater Drive, Biloxi

Lynn Meadows

  • Free Admission
  • Friday 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 246 Dolan Avenue, Gulfport
  • (228) 897-6039

March For Babies

  • Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Promenade Shopping Center, D'Iberville
  • (228) 896-0886

1699 Landing of D'Iberville

  • Saturday
  • Race 8:30 a.m.
  • Festival 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Downtown Ocean Springs
  • Sunday
  • Re-enactment
  • 12 p.m.
  • Fort Maurepas Park
  • (228) 875-7008

Wing Fling Cook-Off

  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Hula's Bar & Grill
  • 3410 Yacht Club Drive, Diamondhead
  • (228) 469-2715

Confederate Memorial Day

  • Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Beauvoir
  • (228) 832-3343

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