Fall Muster, Fall Festival top weekend lineup

Get ready for the cannon fire and skirmishes! Beauvoir, the Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library, hosts its 2017 fall muster this weekend.

Visitors will be able to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Civil War-era Saturday and Sunday when the west Biloxi site hosts the 31st annual Fall Muster. The two-day event, taking place each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., includes presentations, campground and battle re-enactments, and tours of the Jefferson Davis home and Presidential Library and cemetery, site of the Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier. General admission to the affair ranges from $7.50 to $12.50 and is free for children six and younger.

Meantime, you’ll find Halloween at Hiller Park this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with access to the park beginning at 4 p.m. at the west entrance off Jim Money and Atkinson roads.  The eastern entrances to the park, at Hiller Drive, will be used only for exiting the park after the event.  Admission is free and the event is open to ages 11 and younger.

Over at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 1904 Popp’s Ferry Road, it’s the annual Fall Festival Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Activities include hay rides, face painting, cake walk, plinko, bingo, hay bowling, and more.  Festival goers may also visit the Pumpkin Patch.  Admission is free but there is a fee for tickets for the activities.

Elsewhere: Easton Corbin will be at the Hard Rock, Jake Owen at Harrah’s, and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and a meet and greet with Rickey Jackson will be at the Beau Rivage.  Disney on Ice: Frozen will be at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center and the inaugural Craft Beer Festival will be at the MGM Park.
Gallery: Photos from the Fall Muster
Visit the Beauvoir website
See the Halloween in Hiller Park flyer
See the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer festival flyer
See the Community Calendar
See a complete lineup of weekend events


News and notes: Soccer registration, Biloxi homecoming

Soccer registration:  The Parks & Recreation Department is holding registration for its Biloxi Soccer Organization on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center.  Registration is open to Biloxi and non-Biloxi residents ages 8 to 18.  To see more information, including the fee, click here.

Biloxi homecoming:  Homecoming week wraps up tonight with two events: homecoming football game at 7 o’clock at Indian Stadium between the Biloxi Indians and the Pascagoula Panthers and the homecoming dance from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.  For more information and to visit the Biloxi Public Schools website, click here.