A schedule of events happening around Mississippi.


December 2009

  • Featured: Snowflakes On Mississippi's West Coast, Bay St. Louis, November 20-January 3 Think it's hard decorating your tree? Try filling the branches of 100-year-old live oaks with dozens of lit ornaments. That's what they do every year in Bay St. Louis as its Old Town area glitters throughout the holidays. mswestcoast.org or 228-463-9222
  • Featured: Chimneyville Crafts Festival, Jackson, December 4-6 One of the South's largest crafts fairs fills the Mississippi Trade Mart. Members of the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi gather to offer everything from Delta metal art to Ocean Springs pottery. mscrafts.org or 601-856-7546

November 2009

  • Featured: Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival, Vardaman, November 7-14. See if you agree with the judges when they pick the "Best Washed and Waxed" bushel of sweet potatoes. 662-682-7559
  • Featured: Mississippi Gulf Coast Camellia Show, Biloxi, November 21-22. They might live in the Magnolia State, but Mississippi gardeners are also great at growing camellias. 228-872-0908

Peter Anderson Festival, Ocean Springs, November 7-8.
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, Meridian, MSU Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts, November 20. 601-696-2200.