SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, April 25, 2014--Saturday, April 26, 2014
Friday April 25, 2014
Weekend of Discovery Kickoff! 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Hancock Bank, Washington Avenue: Traditional Full Dress Presentation of D'Iberville and the Landing Party, Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
Saturday April 26, 2014, Race to Discovery 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Kids' Fun Run! (in partnership with Junior Auxiliary "Fit for Life" Program, the Blossman YMCA's Healthy Kids Initiative, and the City of Ocean Springs' "Lighten Up, Ocean Springs" Campaign); Fort Maurepas Park, Front Beach; 5K run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m.; 1 mile free kids run/walk begins at 9:15 a.m.
Special Mass at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church! Landing Participants in Full Dress Attire! St. Alphonsus, 502
Jackson Avenue; 10:00 a.m.
Discovery Regatta! DAY 1! Ocean Springs Yacht Club/Front Beach/Fort Maurepas; 10:00 a.m. ; CONT. Sunday
April 29, 2013: Discovery Regatta DAY 2! 11:00 a.m.)
Children's Pet Parade! (Also in partnership with the City of Ocean Springs' "Lighten Up, Ocean Springs" Campaign); All ages, all pets welcome to attend and participate; Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. at Little Children's Park, Washington Avenue; parade begins at 11:00 a.m. and travels to Marshall Park.
Lunch and Awards Presentation with Landing Participants! Ocean Springs Yacht Club; 12:00 p.m
The Landing of D'Iberville--Full Dress Reenactment!! Fort Maurepas Park, Front Beach; festivities begin at 3:00 p.m.; landing reenactment to begin at 4:00 p.m.
SPECIAL CELEBRATION TO FOLLOW LANDING