A Christmas Dinner before the show. Ring in the Holiday season this year with The Mary C. Join us for a delicious Christmas dinner and then enjoy The Very Mary Christmas Spectacular in the Trent Lott Theatre. Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce Yorkshire Pudding Duchess Potatoes Creamy Garlic Mushrooms Grilled Asparagus Eggnog Pie Day/Date: December 1st Registration Deadline: November 29th Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Price: Members: $45.00/Non Members: $55.00 *Includes two (2) adult beverages.

Enjoy A Christmas Dinner before the show. Ring in the Holiday season this year with The Mary C. Join us for a delicious Christmas dinner and then enjoy The Very Mary Christmas Spectacular in the Trent Lott Theatre. Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce Yorkshire Pudding Duchess Potatoes Creamy Garlic Mushrooms Grilled Asparagus Eggnog Pie Day/Date: December 1st Registration Deadline: November 29th Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm Price: Members: $45.00/Non Members: $55.00 *Includes one (1) adult beverage.

Coast Big Band Pre-Show Appetizers Enjoy some delicious appetizers before you ring in the Holidays with the Coast Big Band. Appetizers: Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprout Skewer Mini Smoked Pimento Cheese ball Cranberry Apple Tart Day/Date: Thursday, December 14th Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Price: $10.00

Coast Big Band Holiday Show    The Coast Big Band is a Mississippi Gulf Coast 20 plus piece big band orchestra whose music is a strong mix of big band dance music, pop tunes, soulful and hot vocals, Latin tunes, and jazz standards. You'll hear classics made famous by Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Harry James and Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey.  The band now has added more contemporary songs from the 60's to the 90's. In the tradition of great big bands, The Coast Big Band consists of saxophones, trombones, trumpets, guitar, bass, piano, drums with vocalists. Day/Date: Thursday, December 14th Time: 7:30pm Price:  Reserved Seating $15.00 Coast Big Band Pre-Show Appetizers Enjoy some delicious appetizers before you ring in the Holidays with the Coast Big Band. Appetizers: Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprout Skewer Mini Smoked Pimento Cheese ball Cranberry Apple Tart Day/Date: Thursday, December 14th Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Price: $10.00

Friday Night Demo Dinner with the Chef Instructor: Chef Cheri Hiers Menu: Cheddar Cheese Cookies Seafood and Spinach White Wine Cream Sauce Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi Cranberry and Dark Chocolate Brownie Trifle Day/Date: Friday, December 15th Registration Deadline: December 13th Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Price: Members: $45.00/Non Members: $55.00 *Includes two(2) adult beverages.

  Join us for an evening of Victorian Christmas storytelling with Charles Dickens Scholar, Lawrence Hicks, as we explore many of the lesser known fairytales by the author of the beloved classic, “A Christmas Carol”. Let us treat you to spiced hot cocoa and holiday cookies as you enjoy our costumed performance and ambient sounds of the season. Later in the evening, with our Duckett Gallery and its current exhibit “Magic Lanterns • Ghost Stories and Fairytales” as a backdrop, you’ll be transported back in time for a uniquely Victorian Era form of entertainment as we light our Circa 1880 children’s toy magic lantern and project fantastically colored scenes on transparent plates, and they’ll all be accompanied by original Christmas Fairytales told by a live storyteller.  Day/Date: Friday December 15th Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm  Price: Suggested Donation $5 (Cash Bar will be open and we will be selling Christmas Bark)

The Mary C. Holiday Open House   Cookie Decorating and Kids Craft Stations Holiday Art Market Join us at the Mary C for a day of last minute shopping. Find that special something for that hard to buy for friend in your life. Interested Vendors can purchase tickets below.Each spot is 10x10 (You supply your own tent and tables) (Limited access to electricity) Booth Fee: Members: $35.00/ Non-Members: $45.00 Santa’s Reindeer Show Come along with Rollo, Santa’s chief elf as he tells the REAL story of how the reindeer from the South Pole became a part of Santa’s Team, pulling his sleigh each year to visit children all over the world. Presented by the Jackson County Library. Day/Date: Saturday, December 16th Time: 1:00pm Price: Free   Wings Performing Arts present a fun holiday show for the entire family. A hilarious and heartwarming story about what happens when the North Pole loses the Christmas Spirit. It’s been years since the Elves and Reindeer have gotten along. The Reindeer egos are high and Elves’ productivity is low. Will a week of vacation help remind the Elves and Reindeer what Christmas is all about? Day/Date: Saturday, December 16th Time: 2:00pm Price: $5.00