Here is a sampling of the available fun in the area for the weekend:
"Henri Mattisse: A Celebration of French Poets and Poetry" This exhibit pairs the etchings and lithographs of world renowned French artist Henri.....with translations of the works of French Renaissance poet Pierre Ronsard and Modern Poet Stephan Mallarme.
Celebrity Blues Series presents Guitar Shorty at the Gutter Lounge. Shorty has worked with Ray Charles, Little Richard, Sam Cook and Willie Dixon over the long course of his career.
23rd Annual Crawfish Creole Festival featuring thousands of pounds of boiled crawfish and other traditional Cajun and Creole fare. .....Louisian Bayou country and zydeco music........
"Mozart and Margaritas" (This one makes me smile.)
"Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance" at the S. Theatre.
Family Day at Krispy Kreme.
Free Comic Book Day.
$59 room rate at 4 Diamond Resort, plus $10.00 in slot credits, and free breakfast for two.
Martina McBride concert.
"The Men of Las Vegas" at Chan's (dancing in their underwear).
Music and Movie in the Park
Announcement of Contest for Greater Gulf Coast Arts Festival Poster
University Senior's art show
At least a dozen artists featured in as many galleries
.......and Cinco De Mayo
The first of a series of "Cult Movies" at the cheap theatre where you sit at round tables and can drink beear and eat hot dogs or chips & cheese while watching such movies as "The Return of the Swamp Thing" or Lucio Fulci's Zombie" .....and more!
How could one possibly choose? Which one or more would you choose?