Seafood Festival headlines weekend entertainment

The Biloxi Seafood Festival celebrates 30 years this weekend with two days of seafood, family fun and entertainment on the Biloxi Town Green.

Gates open at 10 a.m. each day.

“The Biloxi Seafood Festival is part of what makes Biloxi a diverse and unique community as we highlight our rich history and seafood industry,” said Biloxi Chamber of Commerce Director Rachael Seymour. “This year we will be giving away a prize every hour at our Prize Central tent.

“Festivalgoers will enjoy a wide variety of seafood dishes, arts and crafts, and continuous live entertainment throughout the weekend. Rock, Zydeco, Country and Contemporary there will surely be something for everyone.

For details on the festival -– admission fees, entertainment schedule and even a video preview —
click here.

To see the overall entertainment lineup for this weekend, courtesy of listings from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau,
click here.

News and notes

Council meeting:
The Biloxi City Council will discuss a trio of budget items during a meeting Tuesday morning at 10 at City Hall. To see the agenda for the public meeting, and for another look at last week’s agenda, click here.

Webcasting: Sgt. Jackie Rhodes, public information officer for the Biloxi Police Department, returns to the weekly City Desk program, and Tina Ross-Seamens discusses the many projects of the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce. To listen to the program, which will be available online by 5:30 today, click here.