• Flowers, Fans  & Fine Art

    Flowers, Fans & Fine Art

    Picture this….more than a half dozen fresh flower still life settings in the beautiful, architectural space of the historic Hattiesburg Cultural Center.

    The Hattiesburg Arts Council is kicking off for its July 2017-June 2018 season from 2-4pm Sunday, Sept. 10, at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center with an event that will feature artists with their easels actively painting and/or drawing flowers arranged in varied styles throughout two floors of the cultural center.

  • Fundraiser supports scholarship, foundation

    Fundraiser supports scholarship, foundation

    Each year since 2012, Mary Ann and Edward Little have honored their son with an annual bike ride.  Through an endowed fund created through The Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation, the money raised from the Zachary Little Memorial Bike Ride benefits organizations that shared Zachary’s two favorite hobbies – hunting and baseball – as well as two wonderful children’s hospitals.

    We could all take a note from Zachary Little and the life he lived. He was in love with it, and everyone around him felt that every day.

  • Dancing with the Real Stars

    Dancing with the Real Stars

    The Leadership PineBelt Class of 2017 and Project CiviCAN is hosting an exciting community event for a great cause, Dancing with the Real Stars. The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Venue at the Bakery Building, 127 Buschman Street in Downtown Hattiesburg.

     This small group project through ADP’s Leadership PineBelt is one that will benefit not only those in the Greater Hattiesburg area through a fun-filled evening, but will primarily impact individuals with disabilities who attend Abbie Rogers Civitan Camp.

  • Beer fest relocates

    Beer fest relocates

    The response to last year’s Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival was overflowing, so the fifth annual edition of the FestivalSouth event has been moved to Town Square Park on Saturday, June 10, to provide more room.

    “It’s pretty exciting because it’s a new start,” said Jennifer Clark, who is organizing the event.

    The Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association is the host for the Craft Beer Festival from 5-8 p.m.; VIP tickets provide entry at 4 p.m.

    Because of the state’s 200th anniversary, the Craft Beer Festival also will have special food vendors.

  • Beer festival relocates to new home

    Beer festival relocates to new home

    The response to last year’s Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival was overflowing, so the fifth annual edition of the FestivalSouth event has been moved to Town Square Park on Saturday, June 10, to provide more room.

    “It’s pretty exciting because it’s a new start,” said Jennifer Clark, who is organizing the event. The Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association is the host for the Craft Beer Festival from 5-8 p.m.; VIP tickets provide entry at 4 p.m.

    Because of the state’s 200th anniversary, the Craft Beer Festival also will have special food vendors.

  • Daylily gardens open Memorial Day

    Daylily gardens open Memorial Day

    The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society (HADS) annual Daylily Garden Tour and the 22nd annual Daylily Show will offer a true daylily spectacular to the South Mississippi area. The tour is set for the Memorial Day weekend, May 29. The show will be held on Saturday, June 3, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg.

  • HHNA to cook up good food, fun

    HHNA to cook up good food, fun

    The Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood is tuning up for the 19th Annual Downtown Crawfish Jam presented by Southern Beverage Co., with an exciting mix of musical acts including zydeco, bluegrass, a brass band and cover music. This annual music event takes place from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Walthall Park (located at 600 Walnut Street at the intersection with Rebecca Avenue) in the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood in Downtown Hattiesburg.

  • Dial it down, turn it up and play a round

    Dial it down, turn it up and play a round

    The WUSM Round for Southern Miss Radio will take place Monday, April 24, at the Timberton Golf Club in Hattiesburg. The radio station’s largest fundraiser, and one of its most-loved events, the golf tournament brings together a wide range of individuals and businesses in order to raise much-needed funds, while having a great time.

    Not only is WUSM 88.5 FM the only community radio station in the Pine Belt, but is also seen by many listeners as the station with the most unique voice. 

  • Pink Ribbon Fundraiser set for May 6

    Pink Ribbon Fundraiser set for May 6

    On Saturday, May 6, Southern Oaks House and Gardens will be filled with “Southern charm” at its highest level, as the Pink Ribbon Fund hosts a truly Southern event depicting aspects of the South, as we all know it.  “The Tea”  is known as a custom in the South of women who gather to drink tea and catch up on each other’s lives.  Therefore, this is the new theme for this year’s event. 

  • Daylily Society turns 25

    Daylily Society turns 25

    By Bud Kirkpatrick

     

    Little did the group of daylily enthusiasts know when they gathered in the Park Avenue backyard of Don and Nell George of Hattiesburg on Sunday, May 24, 1992, they were forming The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society (HADS). They were forming what was to become one of the largest and most active daylily organizations in the American Hemerocallis Society (AHS), the 10,000 member national daylily organization.  “Hemerocallis” is the botanical name for the daylily.

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