The Shoofly Magazine staff's pick of events in the Bay-Waveland area - with all the juicy details. We update this list each week, so mark your own calendars and share with friends!
- by Natalie Daspit
For a complete list of Bay-Waveland events, see our Community Calendar!
10/25 - Friday
10/26 - Saturday
The Halloween Hustle will follow a 2-11-2 duathlon format and there will also be a 4 mile road race option for those only wanting to run or walk the event. There is a Fat Tire Duathlon category and a two-person Duathlon Relay category as well.
Each participant will receive finishers medal, custom event swag, and entry to the Quad Chillin' After Party. Cash awards will be given to the top male and female finishers and top male and female masters finishers in the duathlon and 4 mile run.
The Writing Room at the 100 Men Hall strips away filters that keep writers from writing. Writers are encouraged to use their own narratives to write stories that are transformative. In every workshop, the participants write, without using critical thinking, allowing their personal experience to emerge on paper.
10/27 - Sunday
This events is Christ Episcopal Church's gift to the coastal community so there's never an admission. Also, no artist, performing or visual, is charged a fee to participate, nor is any commission or percentage taken by the church. All money in the "donation basket" is given to the performers, and all payments for art go directly to the artist.
Impromptu Piano Trio
Stephen Redfield, violin
Alexander Russakovsky, cello
Theresa Sanchez, piano
10/31 - Thursday
During the tour, hot dogs, chili dogs, homemade cookies, and punch are some of the refreshments served right around the corner at the Historical Society's headquarters at Lobrano House - and there's always plenty of candy for the kids.
11/1 - Friday
11/2 - Saturday
The 100 Men Hall celebrates Day of the Dead (All Souls Day) with 20 altars honoring the souls of all good who have passed away, along with music by a mariachi band and DJ plus tamales!
Unlike Halloween, Day of the Dead is not meant to be a sad or frightening holiday, but an uplifting time to remember loved ones or others who have died. Day of the Dead is a sacred day, in which we figuratively welcome back the memory and the souls of those departed.
11/22 - 11/23: Friday - Saturday
The Hancock County Library System Foundation presents the Homegrown Literary and Arts Exchange at the Hancock Performing Arts Center. Friday and Saturday programs include, writers workshops, pitch sessions, art in literature, and dramatic performance. Noted author Jesmyn Ward will give a free lecture to close the festival on Saturday night.
Book sales available from Bay Books & Pass Christian Books in lobby both days!
11/22 - Friday
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