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What’s Happening in Pearl River County: October 2023 Edition

by | Oct 5, 2023

South Mississippi Welcome’s Fall 2023 and the many local activities planned to enjoy in our hometown community in Pearl River County, MS.

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm Celebrate the life of Jimmy Buffet on the Town Green. City of Poplarville, PRCC & The Chamber will join together on Town Green.  Jimmy lived in Poplarville & attended PRCC.  Local musicians will perform Jimmy’s songs.

Just south of us in Picayune MS, on Saturday, October 14, 2023 — Fall Music Festival in Downtown Picayune, MS – Plan to wear comfortable shoes for shopping & dancing on October 14th in downtown Picayune, MS. Enjoy shopping & dining in the Picayune unique shops & restaurants. A Maker’s Market featuring several local Artist’s from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm along with Live Music starting at 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm highlighting popular Regional Bands Playing Easy Listening, Jazz, Blues, Country, Pop and Rock Guaranteed to Please All Ages. Admission is FREE – A Picayune Main Street, Inc. Event

Back to our Poplarville, MS area the activities for the Fall Festivities follow:

Saturday, October 14, 2023 – Poplarville, MS – Plants & Flower tips – Check out the Barnyard Marketplace 295 Buck Kirkland Rd, Poplarville, MS from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Have a gardening question? Plan to stop by.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 – PRC Master Gardener Garden Talk Tuesday will be hosted on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. to openly discuss Horticulture Topics. Contact Roxann Gort to RSVP 601-403-2280. Limited seating.

Saturday, October 21, 2023 – Junior Master Gardener @ Poplarville City Park. Get in on the fun of learning how to do a “no dig” garden for your home or business. Bring your gloves & join in the fun at the Park!
For more info, contact Roxann Gort @ 601-403-2280.

Friday, October 27, 2023 – Mark your calendars and join us for the very 1st BOOberry Fall Festival, hosted by The Poplarville Area Chamber of Commerce. (This is a ticketed event) Two evenings of excitement await! On October 27, head to Town Green at 5 PM for the Farm to Fork Picnic, featuring live music, a scavenger hunt, sidewalk sales plus a delightful outdoor dining experience. Bring your picnic blanket and basket. Picnic tables will be set up.

Saturday, October 28, 2023 – Then, on October 28, Main Street Coffee Co will host a BooBerry Bake-Off at 2:00 PM – $20 to register. Forms @ coffee shop. Followed by the charming BOOberry Golf Cart & Bicycle Parade at 4:30 PM. The highlight is the BOOberry Festival from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, offering activities like a picturesque pumpkin patch, pumpkin pie eating contest, cupcake walk, face painting, costume contest, treasure chest, and more. Let us celebrate the wonderful fall season together!

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 – 3:30 – 5:00 – Merchant’s Trick or Treat 3:30 – 5:00 pm. For those businesses not located on Main Street you are reminded to set up on the Town Green.

Community Connection: Making Friends, Having Fun

But what really sets Poplarville apart is the people. This close-knit community is more like a big bunch of friends and family. From the local farmer’s market to laid-back get-togethers, Poplarville isn’t just a place to live – it’s a place where neighbors become friends and friends become part of your family. The real friendships and support you find here make life even better.


If you are looking to buy and/or sell a home in Pearl River County, Mississippi, call or text Janell Billiot and the MS Real Estate Now team at (601) 463-5828, or go to their website at https://www.mississippirealestatenow.com/

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