Tacos & Tequila is back for the fourth year in a row! The Hattiesburg Zoo invites everyone to take a trip “south of the border” – right here in the Hub City. It all begins Friday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. with a pre-fiesta in Hattie Plaza, featuring complimentary chips and salsa and a cash bar.
On Saturday, May 4, First Bank is hosting the 2019 Race for the Roses, a fundraiser benefitting the Arc of Southeast Mississippi. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. at the Barn at Bridlewood. The event is a celebration of all things Kentucky Derby.
Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera will present Lionel Bart’s musical retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic, OLIVER!, May 9-12 at the Historic Saenger Theater, downtown.
The show is directed by Miles Doleac, with musical direction by Clifton Hyde and Claire Sanguinetti, and choreography by Rebecca Chandler and Lindsay Anne Williams.
Pine Belt Heart Gala
The American Heart Association will hold the 2019 Pine Belt Heart Gala from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 3, at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Wilkins. Chaired by Sherry Duff and Liz Cotten, this year’s Gala will honor Mary Margaret Tatum and remember Dr. K. Ramsay O’Neal.
Luke Winslow-King is a Cadillac, MI-based guitarist, singer, composer, producer and songwriter, who spent the last decade-plus of his life living and performing all around New Orleans.
On Friday, Pine Belt residents will get an opportunity to see Winslow-King perform during the free Live @ Five in Town Square Park,
Seventeen Bulldog students with a fierce passion for Mississippi State were honored April 12 with the Spirit of State Award, the university’s premier student recognition for exceptional personal contributions to campus life.
Hattiesburg’s Taylor L. Parsons, a senior communication/public relations major, was among the 17.
Two Hattiesburg Clinic departments, Connections, and Psychology & Counseling, have relocated to their new facility near Tatum Park in Hattiesburg.