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Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Oxford Art Crawl

The next Oxford Art Crawl will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Participants will enjoy a night of art and are encouraged to stay for dinner on the Square. Exhibits and receptions are free and participating venues include: Gallery 130 (Meek Hall at the University of Mississippi), the Powerhouse, University Museum and Southside Gallery. The Double Decker Bus will be running a free shuttle to all locations. For more information, call the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council at 236-6429. (October 19, 2011)

Valentine’s Day Dance

The Ole Miss Ballroom Dance Club will host a Valentine’s Day Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Ole Miss Band Hall, located on the east side of the music building on campus on University Avenue. A waltz lesson will be given at 7:15 p.m., followed by open dancing. Refreshments will be available. Open to the public. Admission is $8 for members and $12 for non-members, and student price is $5 for members and $9 for non-members. For more information, contact Fred or Kathy at 234-8530, or visit (February 11, 2011)

‘Red Dress Affair’

The members of Oxford Training School and Central High School will host its “Red Dress Affair” and dance starting at 8 this evening at Illusions on West Jackson Avenue. A DJ will provide the musical entertainment. Admission is $7 and refreshments will be served. (February 11, 2011)

Observatory Open House

A free public viewing of the sky will be held from 5:30 to 9 this evening in Kennon Observatory at Ole Miss. The Moon looks great in a telescope, but it sets early and will be observable during the first half of the viewing. Attendees will also be able to observe Uranus, Neptune, Jupiter as well as the Pleiades, star clusters and colorful double stars. The Orion Nebula rises later and will be observable during the second half of the viewing. If the weather is cloudy, or rainy, there can be no observation. Families and children are welcome. (December 10, 2010)

VFW Bingo

VFW Post 4100 in Water Valley will host bingo on Friday with doors opening at 5:30 p.m., sales starting at 6 and the first of 24 games beginning at 7. Players must be at least 18 years old. Bingo is held at the home of the post at 11535 Highway 315 just west of Water Valley. (December 3, 2010)


The VFW will host karaoke singing and dancing every Friday night at the Veterans Building across from the State Veterans Home. Doors open at 6 and  singing and dancing starts at 7. Use one of their disks or bring your own. Food and drinks available. Admission is $5. The public is invited. (December 3, 2010)

Holiday Miniature Show

The Bozarts Gallery in Water Valley will have its annual Holiday Miniature Show from Dec. 3 through Dec. 22. The opening reception will be on Dec. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m. The gallery is open from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through the Dec. 22 for holiday shopping. Bozarts is located at 403 Main Street in the historical area of Water Valley. (November 24, 2010)

Western Dance

Oxford Training School and Central High School will host its annual Western Dance at 8 p.m. Friday at Illusions on West Jackson Avenue. Admission is $10, and a DJ will provide the musical entertainment. Line dancing and other dances will be featured. Western outfits are welcomed. (November 24, 2010)

Old Blue Book Poetry Night

The creators of Old Blue Book present a night of readings with special guests from Vox Magazine, Kitty Snacks and others tonight from 7-9 at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center. Everyone is invited to come out and celebrate Oxford’s literary publications from great poetry to short stories. Those taking part will also see a preview of the new Kudzu Comix’s book, featuring illustrations and comics from local artists. The event is free. (April 27, 2010)

Dan Montgomery at Proud Larry’s

Memphis’ acclaimed Americana artist Dan Montgomery will play Proud Larry’s on Saturday, May 15, at 8 p.m. His current band includes guitarist Robert Mache — formerly of The Continental Drifters, a longtime Oxford favorite — along with J.D. Westmorland of Devil Train on bass; Louis Jay Meyers from Killbilly on pedal steel and banjo; Jesse Williams, known for his work with Grace Askew on drums; and special guest Candace Mache singing harmony. They’ll be performing songs from their just-completed new album “You’ll Never Be A Bird,” due for release this summer. (April 27, 2010)

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