Category Archives: Things To Do

Annual Cedar Rest Cemetery Tour, 2015

The Hancock County Historical Societty will hold its annual Cedar Rest Cemetery Tour on Saturday, October 31.   The 22nd annual tour features  members in period dress portraying local citizens buried at Cedar Rest and will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Hot dogs, chili dogs, homemade cookies, and punch will be served at Lobrano House just around the corner from the cemetery, 108 Cue St. after the tour.  Admission is free , but donations are accepted and appreciated.

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Cedar Rest Cemetery is located at 200 S. Second Street, Bay St. Louis, MS.

Haunted Houses and Events in Gulfport!

Just a little research on the Internet will find you several Haunted Houses, real and staged, and related events in Gulfport.  Here are just a few that you might want to check out!

Terror on the Coast, 3450 Giles Road, just off U.S. 49 and 34th Street, http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/counties/harrison-county/article37960620.html

Gregory House,  http://www.hauntedhouses.com/states/ms/gregory_house.htm

Catacombs of Terror, Barksdale Pavilion in Jones Park  http://www.gulfcoast.org/visitors/events/index.cfm?EventID=6615

Into the Woods / Haunted Trail, 27460  Road 310, Gulfport  http://www.gulfcoast.org/visitors/events/index.cfm?showweek=1&cdate=10-25-2015

Ice Skating Returns to The Coliseum!!!

Ice Skating will again be available at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi from November 13, 2015 until January 10, 2016.  This is the only regular ice rink between Baton Rouge and Pensacola and is the most fun you can have in 90 minutes!!!!

What You Need To Know:

  • 90 Minute Sessions
  • $12 Admission include skates
  • Discount of $2 per skater for groups of 20 or more (must purchase with a single transaction)
  • Limit of 200 skaters per session

For More Information Call:  228.594.3738

Email: KSIMPSON@MSCOASTCOLISEUM.COM

 

Set Sail Away offers Sailboat Charters on Mississippi Gulf Coast

Set Sail Away brings guests to the islands all summer long. They have amazing rates and even more amazing sunset cruises. Set Sail Away offers day cruises, evening cruises, island hopping cruises, as well as yacht charter cruises. Take a day trip to Deer Island, Petit Bois Island, Horn Island, Cat Island, East Ship Island, or West Ship Island. With an amazing ship experience and a crew that is out-of-this-world, it seems Set Sail Away has all the makings of an experience to remember. These Islands and sailing destinations take you back to a past time that once was enjoyed by most of America but is now rekindled on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 

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Endurance”  is a 52’ Morgan Out Island Ketch with a very spacious center cockpit in which guests can relax and enjoy sailing at it’s best.  She features three private staterooms, two heads (bathrooms for you land lovers!), a spacious main salon, large galley, and nav station.  Her master stateroom includes an in-suite private head with a queen-sized berth.  Her beam (width) is 15 feet, which provides stability and guests with “room to roam” as they cruise the Gulf waters.  She is a heavy-built ocean-going yacht designed with her passengers’ comfort in mind .

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Captain Darien Hill is a U S Coast Guard licensed Master and holds a Sail Endorsement from the U S Coast Guard.  His great love for the sea has led him to over 30 years experience on all of the world’s oceans except the Arctic.  As a child, he was obsessed with anything to do with the sea.  Captain Darien’s first boat of his own came at the ripe old age of eleven years old.  He later refurbished an old sailboat as a school science project.

Captain Trachelle Hill is a US Coast Guard licensed Captain.  Her love for sailing began in the Hawaiian Islands where she and her husband, Darien, sailed to and explored the islands of Oahu, Maui, Lanai and Moloka’i.  Her sailing experience has come from several ocean crossings.  She has also sailed on the Pacific Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, the Western Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.

Contact 228-596-1670
Email:  Capt.Trachelle@SetSailAway.com
http://www.setsailaway.com

You never know what you might experience in the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf truly has everything to experience from wildlife to islands and more. Enjoy them with Set Sail Away, an experience to remember.

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Gulf Coast Camper Rentals Bay St Louis, Mississippi

Gulf Coast Camper Rentals is located in Bay St Louis, Mississippi about an hour east of New Orleans. They specialize in renting out campers and RVs. A few years ago, the owners decided to help others enjoy the great outdoors by renting campers and helping people learn how to use them. Their motto is, “We set it up. You enjoy it!” That’s why Coastal 90 proudly endorses their great company and their goal of helping people Get Outside!

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“At Gulf Coast Camper Rentals, you’ll find great weekend packages that even an experienced camper would swoon over.”

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Their 31′ Flagstaff Classic Super Lite Travel Trailer can sleep 6 adults comfortably.  Only $75.00 per night for local delivery.  They can supply the linens for the three queen sized beds and the one twin bunk for a fee of $30.00 per rental.  Pots and pans are supplied along with kitchen cooking utensils, a coffee pot and toilet paper (special toilet paper is needed ue to the fragility of the septic system in RV’s).  The RV is equipped with a gas grill that mounts to the side of the camper.

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Plus, they work hard to ensure the environment is protected during camping adventures, so you’ll have peace of mind knowing that their company contributes to our environment’s sustainability.

How much fun would the kids have running around the park and enjoying nature? Get unplugged and get some sun! Don’t forget, Mississippi’s Beaches are white sandy gems. So, get your camping gear ready, find your camp fire wood and schedule your time away from it all with Gulf Coast Camper Rentals today!

 

Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520

228-216-3336

gulfcoastcamperrentals@gmail.com

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Go Fly a Kite on the Beach

Flying a kite on the beach may seem like a boring activity, but it can be an exhilarating experience. Mastering wind with your kite is a great hobby that can be a casual experience or a passion. I have always enjoyed flying kites from a very young age ever since my preschool class took us out to fly for what was my first time. I had such an amazing time, the memory stands out to me even now. Flying kites is a great way to pass the time or to even clear your mind from a long work week. Flying a kite at one of the outstanding beaches on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi is a perfect recipe for a great afternoon.

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Flying kits is awesome!

On any windy day at the beach, you can see people from early childhood to late adulthood flying kites and enjoying the beach. You can fly kites with a group or go solo; any way you look at it, flying kites on the beach never gets old. Although kite flying can only be accomplished on windy days, do not let that stop you from going out to your local stores and getting yourself a kite. You never know when the perfect day will come! Even if the wind calms down, you are still on one of the many relaxing beaches on the Gulf Coast.

Going to fly your kite on the beach is the perfect way to get outdoors, which in today’s society is slowly becoming less and less popular with the advancements in technology. As a child I remember several occasions when my mother would fly kites with me at our home and sometimes even go to the beach t fly. I always preferred going to the beach, getting to run through the sand being guided by my kite soaring high in the air. Even when my kite came tumbling back down to Earth, I still felt a sense of accomplishment and would quickly start again trying to see how high I could make my kite fly.

Everytime I fly a kite, it brings me back to my younger, carefree years where I had few responsibilities. I always feel that childhood innocence again, and I cannot help but smile. Flying a kite on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is always a fun time and a great way to enjoy the day. It has always been one of my favorite beach activities. I would recommend anyone who has never flown a kite to try it, because the beaches are always welcoming.