There's always something fun going on in Oxford, but October is one of the best months for free or inexpensive things to do. Here's a list I've compiled from Visit Oxford, plus various other places. Get out and have some fun!!
Tuesday, October 1-October 31
St. Peter’s Pumpkin Patch
Pastor Appreciation Month
If you are a church member, show your Pastors some love this month!
Thursday, October 3 Thacker Mountain Radio Hour (FREE) @ Off Square Books 6 p.m. Friday, October 4 Ole Miss Homecoming & Parents Weekend Live on the Lawn (FREE) @ UM Museum 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Public Double Decker Bus Tour @ Visit Oxford 3 p.m and 4 p.m. 1 hour w/ a local guide $10 Adults $5 Kids Reserve tickets via email or calling our office Homecoming Parade @ The Square 5:30 p.m. Saturday, October 5 Maker's Market
@ The Powerhouse 10-4
Ole Miss Football vs. Vanderbilt @ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 10 The William Faulkner Writing Trail Marker Unveiling @ Rowan Oak 5:30 p.m. Thacker Mountain Radio Hour (FREE) @ Off Square Books 6 p.m. Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12 UM Film Festival (FREE) Fulton Chapel @ 7 p.m. Saturday, October 12 Ole Miss Fall Visit Day Safari Family Activity Day (FREE) @ UM Museum 10 a.m. to noon In collaboration with YAC Sunday, October 13 70th Anniversary Screening of Intruder in the Dust (FREE) @ Chancellor's House 5 p.m. A part of A Literary Bit about Faulkner Weekend Thursday, October 17 Thacker Mountain Radio Hour (FREE) @ The Lyric Oxford 6 p.m. Friday, October 18 Live on the Lawn @ UM Museum 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (FREE) Public Double Decker Bus Tour @ Visit Oxford 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. 1 hour w/ a local guide $10 Adults $5 Kids Reserve tickets via email or calling Visit Oxford Stories of 125 Years of Ole Miss Football with Neil White @ Off Square Books 5:30 p.m. Square Jam @ The Square 6:30 p.m. Ole Miss Athletics sets up a basketball court on The Square to showcase the men's and women's basketball teams for the upcoming year. Saturday, October 19 Ole Miss Football v. Texas A&M @ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Tuesday, October 22 Oxford Art Crawl (FREE) @ Various Locations 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, October 24 Thacker Mountain Radio Hour (FREE) @ Off Square Books 6 p.m. Saturday, October 26 Great 38 Race Weekend 8-miler starts @ 7:30 a.m. 5K starts @ 7:35 a.m. Sunday, October 27 Great 38 Race Weekend Half-Marathon starts @ 7 a.m.
First Baptist Church Kids Karnival
4-6 p.m. FREE
Inflatables, games in the CLC, food & door prizes!
FREE family friendly event! No scary costumes!
Thursday, October 31 Happy Halloween! Thacker Mountain Radio Hour (FREE) @ Off Square Books 6 p.m.