Ohr fall festival this weekend; Cruisin’ around the corner

The Town Green, fresh from hosting the Biloxi Chamber’s hugely popular seafood festival, will be the site this weekend of the 14th annual George Ohr Fall Festival of Arts.

Among the attractions Saturday and Sunday will be more than 65 art booths, local food and drink, souvenir lemonade mugs, and a new commemorative festival poster and T-shirt. Also planned are a children’s art booth both days, an Art in Public Places competition; and a best mustache contest.

Admission: Free to museum members; $2 for non-members 13 and older.

For more on the festival, click here.

Cruisin’ the Coast ushers in its 11th year Sept. 30 to Oct. 7, when thousands of automobile enthusiasts from around the country are expected to motor along Coast roadways and attend concert and special events in local communities.

To see this year’s schedule of events and to read a message from Cruisin’ director Gene Oswalt, click here.

To find out about Biloxi’s downtown block party, scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3, click here.