Visitors Center to host Alex North book signing

NorthBook Cover

The cover of Alex North’s latest book.

The Biloxi Visitors Center will host a book signing with well-known Coast photographer Alex North unveiling his new book, “Mississippi Coast Blessings,”  on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The book is a collection of images that convey North’s joy and passion through the lens of his camera.  It is, he says, a celebration of the splendor found throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

A native of the Gulf Coast, North is an avid outdoorsman, gardener and photographer. “As a photographer,” North says, “my main subject matter is our God-given natural surroundings and the wildlife which call it home.  I try to capture things you don’t see, be it a stunning sunrise, Osprey fishing, or a bloom opening.  My goal is to capture it as it happens and share it with you through photography.”

The book signing is free and open to the public.  Books will be $10 each. Refreshments will be served.  For information call the Biloxi Visitors Center at 228-374-3105.


Kress Live to offer free concert for veterans tonight

Kress Live is hosting a free concert for veterans and the military this evening to mark Veterans Day and honor those in the armed forces.

The concert will be headlined by Saliva, with guests Whiskey Kiss and My Hero the Villain. General admission is $20 at the door for non-military guests. Bacchus Biloxi will prepare free food for the affair, according to organizers.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for the concert.
Get tickets online


Yes, Virginia, there is a Christmas parade

The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the 2015 Christmas on the Water Children’s Parade, which takes place Friday, Dec. 4 and kicks off the city’s annual Christmas on the Water weekend.

The parade, which is geared for children in grades K through 3, features haywagons, skateboards, bikes and the Biloxi Tour Train. It begins at the Gruich Community Center and ends at the Biloxi Town Green, where visitors will find the lighting of the green, carrolling, snacks and, yes, Santa Claus.
See the parade application
See the group participation form
See the Christmas on Town Green flyer


News and notes

Biloxian Made Good: The Biloxi Bay Chamber salutes PGA Tour official Michael R. “Mickey” Bradley as the 23rd Biloxian Made Good honoree with a dinner this evening at Gruich Community Center. Events get underway at 6 p.m. If you don’t have tickets, sorry it’s sold out. To learn more about Bradley, click here.

Breakfast with the Mayor: Photos from the Biloxi Chamber’s Breakfast with the Mayor on Tuesday at Merit Health Biloxi are now online. To see them, click here.