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MGCCC Perkinston Campus Prepares for Festival of Lights on December 2

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will hold its 2022 Festival of Lights celebration on December 2 at the Perkinston Campus.  Activities begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m., ending with a spectacular fireworks display.

This event promises fun for the entire family featuring a parade and pictures with Santa, an art show, a petting zoo, inflatable activities, musical and dance entertainment, games, crafts, and train and Ferris wheel rides.

Rides and games are complimentary, and the event is open to the public. A wide variety of food booths and food trucks will also be available.

Festival of Lights Schedule:

4:30 p.m.
Silent Auction Begins • On the lawn below the Bell Tower
Bookstore Opens
Food Trucks Open • In the parking lot next to Weathers/Wentzell Center
Food Booths Open • On the lawn below the Bell Tower

5:00 p.m.
Santa’s Parade • President’s Circle
Children’s Village • Weathers/Wentzell Center
Calling all Angels Art Show & Sale • Malone Hall
Paint a Mug or Plate ($10) • Malone Hall
Paint a Holiday Ornament with the Perkettes ($5) • Malone Hall
Hot Chocolate with the Perkettes ($1) • Malone Hall
Pictures with Santa • Under the Oaks
Pictures with Characters • Under the Oaks
Candyland Pictures with the Perkettes • Malone Hall
*(For pictures, please bring your own camera.)
Caricature Artist • Jackson Hall
Petting Zoo • On the lawn across from the Bell Tower
Train Rides • In front of the Willis H. Lott Learning Resources Center

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Musical Performances • Gregory War Memorial Chapel

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Pine Hill Dulcimers & Friends, Brass Ensemble,
Woodwind Ensemble & Jazz Band • Malone Hall
Caroling with Mississippi Sound • President’s Circle

8:00 p.m.
Silent Auction Ends
Pictures with Santa Ends

8:15 p.m.
Perkettes Performance • President’s Circle
Reading of “The Night Before Christmas” • Bell Tower

8:30 p.m.
Festival Ends with a Fireworks Spectacular



Written by OurMShome Events


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