Jennifer Nettles is at the IP Friday night.
Franco Corso's My Italian Christmas is at the Scarlet Pearl Saturday, Dec 16th.
Jones Park in Gulfport is glowing with lights through Christmas, and in Bay St. Louis snowing are dancing on the trees.
Christmas at Beauvoir runs through Dec. 23rd each Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Thursday's are family Christmas movie nights. Friday and Saturday you can stroll the grounds, meet with Santa, hear carolers and more.
Thursday, Dec. 14th is the Coast Big Band Holiday Show at the Mary C. in Ocean Springs. $15
Friday, Dec. 15th is the Annual Kids Street Christmas at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport. Visit with Santa, make ornaments, enjoy hot chocolate and cookings and more.
It's Shopping on the Avenue in Biloxi Saturday, Dec 16th. Entertainment, pictures with Santa and more between 10 and 4pm on Howard Avenue.
You can get your Christmas shopping done while your little ones play at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center during the Countdown to Christmas Parents Night Out Saturday, Dec 16th from 6-10pm. Registration is required for this one. 897-6039 or lmdc.org
The Gulfport Ballet Schools annual production of "the Nutcracker" is at the Saenger Theatre in Biloxi Saturday, Dec 16th. 7:30-9:30pm
Delmas Estates, on the East end of Ingalls Avenue in Pascagoula, will be lighting candles across the neighborhood Saturday from 6-8pm. Everyone's welcome to drive through and enjoy.
There's a Live Nativity at the L&N Depot on Blaize Avenue in Bay St. Louis Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7pm. Free.
Wednesday Dec. 13 and Thursday, Dec. 14: North Pole Calling
Santa, Mrs. Claus and their Elves will be calling children, preschoolers up to Grade 2, to see if they are ready for the arrival of Christmas in this free program sponsored by the city’s Parks & Recreation Department and co-sponsored by the Biloxi Fire and Police Department and the Biloxi High JROTC. Parents/guardians must complete an application, indicate specific details that only Santa would know and chose a time between 6 and 8 p.m. that your child will be available to receive a phone call. Applications are due before Dec. 11. To view the flyer, click here.
Friday, Dec. 15: Senior Luncheon
Adults age 55 and older are invited to enjoy a holiday fest with the Parks & Recreation Department from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center, 2520 Pass Road. Christmas music will fill the gymnasium floor and door prizes will be given away. Bring a dessert. For more information, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 228-388-7170.
Dec. 15-18: Tour the replicas of the Columbus Ships the Nina and Pinta
Tour the incredible replica ships at the Biloxi Schooner Pier, 367 Beach Blvd. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, and $6 for ages 5 to 16. Also take a tour of a Biloxi Schooner for $1 per person. For more information, call the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum at 228-435-6320.
Friday, Dec. 15: Special Needs Christmas Dance
All ages with physical and mental disabilities are invited to celebrate Christmas with friends and family at the Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, from 6-9 p.m. The Biloxi Parks & Recreation event will feature door prizes and food. Security will also be provided. Admission is an unwrapped gift no more than $10. To view the flyer, click here.
Saturday, Dec. 16 & Sunday, Dec. 17: Biloxi Visitors Center Holiday Open House
Local artists and craftsmen will be showing and selling their wares at the Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. In addition to shopping, there will be refreshments, children’s activities, free tour train rides to the downtown Christmas in the City festival and much more. Don’t forget to check out the limited edition 2017 Lighthouse Christmas ornament. To view the flyer, click here.
Sunday, Dec. 17: Santa Claus at the Fire Museum
“Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” and visiting the West End Hose Co. No. 3 Fire Museum from 1 to 3 p.m. All children are invited to spend the afternoon at the Fire Museum at 1046 Howard Ave., talk with Santa, enjoy snacks and listen to Christmas music. Don’t forget your cameras to snap pictures of your little ones with Santa! For more information, call the Biloxi Fire Department at 228-435-6200.
Tuesday, Dec. 19: Bike Biloxi Christmas ride
Biloxi Main Street’s monthly Bike Biloxi takes on a Christmas theme this month when cyclists are asked to wear their favorite ugly Christmas sweater or jersey during the 6.5 mile ride, which begins at 6 p.m. at the Biloxi Visitors Center. Helmet and lights are recommended. For more information, call the Biloxi Main Street office at 228-435-6339.
Sunday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve Oyster Ball Drop & Fireworks
The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum hosts its annual New Year’s Eve celebration from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with heavy hors d’oeuvres, a full bar, champagne, photo booth, party favors, Beignets & Coffee to go and live entertainment by the Blackwater Brass Band. $90 per couple and $50 per person. Tickets are limited to 400 attendees. For more information, call the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum at 228-435-6320.