Dress up, have tea and get crafty this weekend

Tonight ghosts and goblins will fill the Donal M. Snyder Sr. Community Center for the Special Needs Halloween Costume Ball.  The Biloxi Parks & Recreation Department hosts its annual event from 6 to 9 p.m. The affair is free, includes a costume contest with awards for adults and youths, and food.  All ages with physical and mental disabilities are invited. 

Then on Saturday, Biloxi Excel By 5 will hold its annual Take a Trip to Wonderland event from 10 to 11:45 a.m. at the Lopez School off St. John Avenue.  Alice and the Mad Hatter will host a tea party from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. and arts and crafts will be available from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  The free event is open to ages five and younger.

The East Biloxi Senior Center, also on Saturday, will host a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Located at 461 Parker St. off Bayview between the IP and Boomtown casinos, seniors will be selling their handmade gifts, fall and Christmas decorations, baked goods and more as a benefit for the center.  The East Biloxi Senior Center hosts weekly activities such as ceramics and arts and crafts for those ages 55 and older.

Elsewhere this weekend: Unused and expired prescription drugs may be dropped off at the Public Safety Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Here Comes the Mummies, an eight-piece funk-rock band, and Kenny G will each perform at the Beau Rivage, and Brian McKnight and STYX will each be at the IP Casino.
See the Special Needs Halloween flyer
See the Trip to Wonderland flyer
See the Craft Fair flyer
See the Biloxi Community Calendar
See a complete weekend lineup