Christmas on the Water sweatshirts, pins now available

The City of Biloxi and the Christmas on the Water committee announce that 2002 Commemorative Christmas on the Water sweatshirts and Christmas pins are now available.

Medium, large and x-large sweatshirts and pins are $16 each; xx-large shirts are $18. All merchandise is available at the Biloxi Visitors Center, 710 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Proceeds will go to the Christmas on the Water activities.

2002 marks the seventeenth year for Christmas on the Water in Biloxi. The Children’s Christmas Parade and the Lighting of the Town Green will be Dec. 6, with the Boat Parade on Dec. 7.

Other events include the Biloxi Library’s “Joyeux Noel,” A Holiday Brush with Art sponsored by the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Handel’s “Messiah” at the Biloxi Saenger Theater, Trees of Tullis and Caroling on the Green.

For more information on all of these special events planned for this holiday celebration, or to request a brochure, please call the Visitors Center at 374-3105.

To register a boat for the parade, call Mary Cruthirds at the Biloxi Department of Parks and Recreation at 435-6296.

For other information, contact Scottie Maddox, 388-8324.