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Area Attractions and Ongoing Events

CLASSES

 

OHR-O’KEEFE MUSEUM OF ART

Art Scouts

Mondays

Students will learn about a different artist every week.

Ages: 13 to 18 years

Times: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Location: Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 1596 Glenn L. Swetman Drive, Biloxi

Phone: 228-374-5547--Ask for Trish Lawrence.

Website: www.georgeohr.org

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Fee: $100 for 12 weeks, $50 for 5 weeks, or $15 per week with 24 hours notice.  Pre-registration required. 10% Discount on all classes for museum members

 

 

GULF COAST JUDO

Mondays and Wednesdays

Ages: 5-16

Time: 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Location: 3420 Bienville Blvd. Ste C, Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-806-8125

 

 

MARY C O’KEEFE CULTURAL CENTER

Location: 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs

Phone:  228-818-2878

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Website: www.themaryc.org

 

Broadcasting Club

Saturdays

Learn to interview and produce broadcasts.

Minimum Age: 10

Time: 9:00 am-10:30 am

Member Rate: $47.50 per month/ Non-Member $50 per month

 

Children’s Choir

Saturdays

Children learn performance pieces, music theory, and appreciation. No auditions required. Medals will be given for completion of units in the Royal School of Church Music program.

Ages: 7-14

Time: 11:00 am-10:30 am

Tuition: $100 for the first month, $56 per month for the following 9 months.

Introductory Rate: No registration fee. $45 per month--includes all music, supplies, instruction, performance fees, and program fees.

 

Private Guitar Lessons for Children and Adults

Thursday or Friday afternoons

A variety of styles are taught, including classical, folk, country, blues, etc. Students learn all about guitar techniques and how to read music. Must bring guitar to class.

Minimum Age: 6 years

Tuition: $70 for 30 minutes a week for one month (4 weeks)

 

Private Piano and/or Voice Lessons

Tuesdays or Fridays

Times: 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm

Tuition: $100/month (one 30-minute session/week)

$200/month (one hour session/week)

 

 

Youth Symphony

Times: Mondays, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm; Tuesdays, 4:00 pm–6:30 pm

Other classes—call or visit website for details.

Phone:  228-818-2878

Website: www.themaryc.org

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ABBEY ROAD ART CLASSES CAMP

Saturdays

Lessons focus on canvas painting, outside activities, and many different art mediums.

Ages: 5 years and up

Times: Morning Classes, 9:00 am–12:00 pm; Afternoon Classes, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Location: Abbey Road Art Club, 22198 Abbey Road, Pass Christian

Phone: 228-313-3474

Website:www.abbeyroadartclub.com

Admission: Admission Charged

 

Exhibits and Ongoing Events

 

Bear Cub Club—Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

August–May

Times: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Location: 246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, 39507

Phone: 228-897-6039

Website: www.lmdc.org

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Friday nights free 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

 

Biloxi Bay Charter and Nature Tours

Location: 11311 Helen Richards Dr., Gulfport

Phone: 228-209-9977

 

Biloxi Farmers’ Market

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Farm-fresh produce, plants, homemade baked goods, and more.

Time: 6:00 am–4:00 pm

Location: Under the I-110 bridge overpass on Howard Avenue, Biloxi

Phone: 228-435-6281

 

Biloxi Natatorium

Location: 1384 Father Ryan Rd., Biloxi

Phone: 228-435-6108

Hours: Monday–Friday, 4:00 pm-7:00 pm; Saturday, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

 

Biloxi Schooners

Phone: 228-435-6320

Website:www.maritimemuseum.org

 

Biloxi Shrimping Trip

Location: Biloxi Small Craft Harbor Slip 104

Phone: 800-289-7908, 228-385-1182

Website:www.gcww.com/sailfish

 

Biloxi Tour Train

Location: Porter Ave. and Hwy 90 at Lighthouse, Biloxi

Phone: 228-374-8687

Website:www.biloxitourtrain.com

 

Camp~Journey's End

Location: 7501 Highway 57, Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-875-2100

 

Colt Capers!

First Friday Monthly

An outdoor exploration program for children ages 3-5 years, where they learn about wildlife, complete art projects, and play games! For those not knowing what a colt is–-it’s a young crane!  Registration suggested.

Time: 10:00 am–11:30 am

Location: MS Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, 7200 Crane Lane, Gautier

Phone: 228-497-6322

Website:www.fws.gov/mississippisandhillcrane

Admission: Free

 

 

Crosby Arboretum

Location: MS State University Extension Service, 370 Ridge Rd, Picayune

Phone: 601-799-2311

Website: www.crosbyarboretum.msstate.edu

 

Educational and Fun Programs at Gulf Islands National Seashore

Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays

Enjoy educational and fun programs on a variety of subjects. Learn natural and cultural history, make arts and crafts, and listen to outstanding guest speakers. Program subjects vary weekly.  Call for complete details.

Times: Please call.

Location: Gulf Islands National Seashore, 3500 Park Road, Visitor Contact Station, Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-875-9057

Website:www.nps.gov/guis/miss.html

Admission: Free

 

Flea Market at Menge

Saturdays and Sundays

Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm--Rain or Shine!

Location: Flea Market and Menge Avenue, Interstate 10 and Menge Avenue (Exit 24), Pass Christian

Phone: 228-452-0590

 

Full Moon Kayak Adventure

Once-a-month evening kayak adventure. Kayaks provided, if needed, or bring your own for 2-hour tour.

Times: Call for dates and times.

Location: South Coast Paddling Company, 2335 Government Street, Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-872-2030

Website:www.southcoastpaddling.com

Admission: Call for details.

 

Fun Factory

Location: 220 Eisenhower Dr., Biloxi

Phone: 228-388-5038

Hours: Sunday–Thursday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Friday–Saturday, 10:00 am-9:00 pm

 

Game Day Saturdays

Through December

One Saturday a month. Call for specifics. Event features role-playing games, board games, card games, or bring YOUR favorite game.

Time: 10:00 am-9:00 pm

Location: Gautier Community Center, 2101 Library Lane, Gautier

Phone: 228-249-6782

Admission: $5

 

Gulf Coast Exploreum

Location: 65 Government St., Downtown Mobile, Exit 26B from I-10

Phone: 251-208-6873, 877-625-4FUN

Website: www.exploreum.com

Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday, 12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Admission: Please call.

 

Gulf Coast Gator Ranch and Airboat Tours

Location: 10300 Hwy 90, Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-475-6029

Website: www.gulfcoastgatorranch.com

Hours: 8:00 am-6:00 pm Daily

 

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Location: 3500 Park Rd., Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-875-9057

Website: www.nps.gov/guis

Hours: 8:00 am-4:30 pm at Visitor Center

 

Gulf Islands National Seashore—Fort Massachusetts Tours

Ferries depart Wednesdays through Sundays from the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor at the intersection of U.S. Highways 90 and 49. For more information about ferry service to West Ship Island, contact Ship Island Excursions at 228-864-1014. Free, ranger-guided 30–40 minute tours are available daily, coinciding with ferry services.

Times: 10:30 am, 1:30 pm

Location: Meet just inside the fort’s entrance.

Phone: 228-875-9057

Website: www.nps.gov/guis

Admission: Free

 

Harrison County Skate Park and Hockey Complex

Location: 269 Debuys Rd., Gulfport

Phone: 228-604-4045

 

Kids’ Street—Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

"Kids' Street" simulates a real-life subdivision in kid-size proportions. Complete with gas lamps, a brick entryway, paved roads, and landscaping,

Location: 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport, 39507

Phone: 228-897-6039

Website: www.lmdc.org

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Friday nights free 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

 

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

Location: 246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport

Phone: 228-897-6039

Website: www.lmdc.org

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm;  Friday nights free 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

 

Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center

Location: 1600 Government St, Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-818-2878

 

McCoy’s River and Marsh Tours

Location: Hwy 613 & Roberts Rd, Moss Point

Phone: 228-588-0356

 

 

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge

Location: 7200 Crane Lane, Gautier

Phone: 228-497-6322

Website: www.mississippisandhillcrane.fws.gov

Hours: 8:00 am-4:00 pm

 

 

Moss Point Market

Saturdays

Arts and crafts from local vendors, plants, baked goods, hand-crafted planters, produce (seasonal), and much more!

Time: 9:00 am–1:00 pm

Location: Riverbend Location (Located next to War Memorial Park--Front Park and Boardwalk), Highway 613, Moss Point

Phone: 800-683-4176

Admission: Spectators Free


Natural Adventures Touring Kayaks
Location: 21640 Tucker Rd, Long Beach
Phone: 228-452-7666


Ocean Springs Fresh Market

Saturdays

Time: 9:00 am–1:00 pm

Location: Depot Parking Lot, Downtown Ocean Springs

Phone: 228-875-4424

 

Pass Christian Market in the Park

Saturdays

Time: 8:00 am–11:30 am

Location: War Memorial Park, Highway 90, Pass Christian

Phone: 228-234-8732

 

Saturday Art Market at Mary C

First Saturday Monthly

Open-air market for art, pottery, and sculpture from artists all across the Coast.

Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

Location: Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education, 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs,

Phone: 228-818-2878

Website: www.themaryc.org

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Admission: Spectators Free

 

Saturday Surprises—Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

Saturdays

Time: 10:00 am–3:00 pm

Location: 246 Dolan Ave, Gulfport, 39507

Phone: 228-897-6039

Website: www.lmdc.org

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Friday nights free 5:00 pm-8:00 pm


Second Saturday Art Walk

Shops of Old Town Bay St. Louis feature open houses with guest artists, refreshments, music, food, and fun.

Time: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm

Location: Old Town Bay St. Louis, Main Street, Bay St. Louis

Phone: 228-463-2688

Ship Island Excursions
Location: Gulfport Yacht Harbor, Gulfport
Phone: 866-466-7386, 228-864-1014
Website:www.msshipisland.com

Square Dancing
Many dates throughout the year
Times: 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Location: St. Martin Community Center, Lemoyne Blvd, Ocean Springs
Phone: 228-238-5278, 228-324-0154
Admission: Admission Charged

StenniSphere, NASA Space Center
Location: Bldg 1100, Room 306, Stennis Space Center
Phone: 228-688-3341
Website:www.nasa.gov/centers/stenis/home/index.html

Walking at Sandhill Crane

Tuesday-Saturday

Enjoy nature at its best with a walk through the Wet Pine Savannah. Especially for children--The Junior Refuge Manager Program for 8-12 year-olds. Bring plenty of water!  After their walk, participants can choose a prize.

Times: Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location: MS Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, 7200 Crane Lane, Gautier

Phone: 228-497-6322

Website:www.fws.gov/mississippisandhillcrane

Admission: Free

Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Location: 510 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs
Phone: 228-872-3164
Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 9:30 am-4:30 pm; Sunday, 12:30 pm-4:30 pm
Website:www.walterandersonmuseum.org

Wolf River Canoe and Kayak
Location: 21652 Tucker Rd, Long Beach
Phone: 228-452-7666

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