Your weekend preview: Music is king

Country and classic music are the big story this weekend, with Dwight Yoakam entertaining at the IP, the Roots and Boots tour with Sammy Kershaw, Joe Diffie and Aaron Tippin at the Golden Nugget, and the Grass Roots & The Buckinghams at Hard Rock.

Elsewhere this weekend, you’ll find a comedy show and slugfest at Margaritaville, Nunsense at Center Stage and plenty of other possibilities.

To see the weekend entertainment lineup, as compiled by the staff at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau, click here.

Your guide to the holiday season in Biloxi – so far

The first weekend in December is traditionally the time when Biloxi officially ushers in the Christmas season, with the Christmas on the Water and Christmas in the City events.

But these days, you’ll find a host of holiday cheer, from Christmas at Beauvoir, to myriad events for all ages.

In fact, we have a list. We’ve checked it twice, but we know it’ll be growing over the next several days and weeks.

To see the Christmas calendar of city-sponsored functions, click here.

News and notes

No DRC : The city’s Development Review Committee will not meet next week.

Webcasting: In this week’s program, Port Division Manager Larry Sablich joins Chief Administrative Officer David Nichols to discuss the city’s public harbors and marinas and the services they offer. To listen to the program, click here.

City Council: The Biloxi City Council’s next scheduled meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.