Around Town

A few things recently seen and heard in the Gulfport area…

Bill Vilhage plays in front of The Historic Peninsula Inn

Bill Vilhage plays in front of The Historic Peninsula Inn

La Cote Basque French Restaurant hosts a dinner theater the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. featuring four one-act plays … Pia’s Trattoria has enclosed part of the outdoor dining space to create an intimate, rustic dining experience … Spinnakers (formerly the Beach Haus) hosts a monthly Paint Nite that combines art and cocktails. The next event will be on March 23 at 7 p.m. with artist Billy Stracke … Fish Bar and Grille, the space that was formerly Peg’s Cantina, has been renovated inside and outside, with trained staff, new menu featuring fresh seafood and more and has passed all inspections. The restaurant will open March 1 … The Tampa Bay Beach Bums hosted the Co-ed 2’s Angels & Devils Volleyball Tournament at the city of Gulfport Volleyball Courts last weekend … Writers, poets, screenwriters and other wordsmiths are invited to read their original work at the first Literary Afternoon Open Mic hosted by the Ink Tank on March 6 at 2 p.m. at The Blueberry Patch … Bill Vilhage plays popular tunes on his guitar in front of The Historic Peninsula Inn during the Tuesday Fresh Market … Three Gulfport’s Get Rescued events are slated for February 27: the Get Rescued Street Festival Fundraiser along Beach Blvd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., a BarkBQue at Salty’s from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tails at Twilight at the Casino Ballroom from 7 to 10 p.m … Faeries and gnomes are busy creating mini creative dwellings to display at this year’s SpringFest, April 9 and 10 in Clymer Park … Hundreds of art lovers were wowed by the inaugural Gulfport Masters Fine Art Festival in Veterans Park February 20 and 21, plus a beautiful spring-like day to enjoy it … Seen on a t-shirt: Don’t bother me while I’m ignoring you.

 

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