Free or Inexpensive Things to Do in Oxford in October
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.