Seafood Museum hosts ‘Halloween Night at the Museum’

The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum will host “Halloween Night at the Museum” on ¬†Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 to 11 p.m.

The affair will feature music by blues band Ruffwater, a smorgasbord of “horror’derves,” witches brew with an open bar, giveaways and a costume contest. First-place winner of the costume contest will receive $100, and prize baskets will be given to second and third place.

“We started this event last year as a spoof of the movie ‘Night at the Museum,'” ¬†Museum Executive Director Robin David said.¬† “It was a well-attended event last year with around 200 in attendance, all in costume.¬† We decided this was a fun museum fundraising event to continue.”

Admission is $30 per person or $50 per couple and is open to adults only.  A limited number of tickets are available at the museum.
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Also coming up in October:

Friday, Oct. 14: The annual Halloween in Woolmarket will take place at the Woolmarket School grounds, 12513 John Lee Road.  The event is open to all children ages 11 and younger from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Admission is free and games and activities begin at 6 p.m.  Food will be available and a costume contest will begin at 5:30 p.m. See the flyer

Saturday, Oct. 15:  The annual Fishing for Catfish Kids Day at the Hiller Park Pond, 380 Hiller Drive, will take place from 8 a.m. to noon and is open to children age 15 and younger.  Door prizes will be given away and lunch will be provided.  Children should have their own tackle box, cooler, fishing strings and bait. See the flyer

Tuesday, Oct. 18: The October Bike Biloxi event will take on a Halloween theme on Tuesday, Oct. 18 when Biloxi Main Street presents a Halloween Fun Scavenger Hunt Bike Ride.  Cyclists will be given a map and clues for items to collect on the six mile course.  The ride begins and ends at the Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd.  Riders must have helmets and bicycle lights. See the flyer

Thursday, Oct. 20: A sneak peak of the 10th annual Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour takes place at Biloxi City Hall, 140 Lameuse Street beginning at 5:30 p.m.  The Local History and Genealogy Department will present a brief presentation of the history of the Biloxi City Hall building with historical displays and provide a sneak peak at some of the characters featured in the 10th annual Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour.

Friday, Oct. 21: The annual Senior Halloween Bash will take place from noon to 2 p.m. at the Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road.  Lunch will be served and a costume contest will be held.  The free event is open to adults age 55 and older. See the flyer

Friday, Oct. 21: The annual Halloween at Hiller Park will take place at the Hiller Park Barbara Ferrill Softball Fields, 1940 Edger Road.  The event is open to all children age 11 and younger from 6 to 8 p.m.  Admission is free and activities include and games, inflatables, and music.  Food will also be available for a minimum fee. See the flyer  (UPDATED INFORMATION)

Sunday and Tuesday, Oct. 23 and 25: The 10th annual Old Biloxi Cemetery Tour, titled “Mayors of Biloxi,” takes place in the Biloxi City Cemetery. The free event will be 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 23 with an encore on Oct. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is a self-guided, continuously performed event, so attendees may arrive anytime and witness all sixteen re-enactments with 19 characters.¬† Get a preview at City Hall on Thursday October 20th at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 28:  The annual Special Needs Halloween Costume Ball will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road.  The free event is open to all children and adults with physical and mental disabilities.  Awards will be given top three costume contest winners and food and security will be provided. See the flyer