The Taylor Farmers’ Market features fresh local produce, art and live music from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on the green in the Plein Air Neighborhood in Taylor. This week’s music will be provided by Adrian Baron Robbins and Alex Mauney. Produce specials include peaches, tomatoes, melons, herbs and flowers, along with peppers, cucumbers and other summer treats. For more information on the market, or to inquire about a produce or art/crafts booth, call 662-832-8727. (August 13, 2010)
Located in the Mid-Town Shopping Center on North Lamar Boulevard, the Mid-Town Farmers’ Market will be open from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Local farmers are expected to have eggs, fruits, vegetables and other produce, jams and jellies, flowers, and baked goods. The Mississippi Hills Band (David Spruill and Ryan Miller) will play between 8 and 10 a.m. (August 13, 2010)
Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi will host a Wild West Wellness Fair and Bike Rodeo from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 21 at the First Baptist Church Christian Life Center. (August 13, 2010)
The organizers of “Ruffing It at Ravine,” a day of art and music designed to benefit the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society set for Sept. 26 on the grounds of the Ravine restaurant and B&B, have postponed the event. “Unfortunately, due to logistical considerations, this fundraiser for the Oxford-Lafayette County Humane Society has been postponed. The event will occur on a Saturday during May 2011 — even bigger and better than previously imagined,” according to an e-mail sent Aug. 31. “Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience. For more information, contact the Ravine: 662-234-4555; or the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society: 662-236-7631.” (August 9, 2010)
A memorial service and monument dedication ceremony will be held for Pvt. Harmon M. Berry, 8th Miss. Cavalry, CSA, at Wyatt Chapel Cemetery at the intersection of county roads 122 and 223 in Yalobusha County at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29. All are invited to attend. (August 9, 2010)
The Oxford Park Commission offers a variety of instructional programs for the community. OPC registrations for instructional programs will start Monday, Aug. 9, and continue through Aug. 27. OPC offers classes for the whole family. Some of the classes OPC offers include tennis, gymnastic, yoga, fitness, karate, fencing, fun & fit gymnastic, ballet and belly dancing. Register online at website www.oxfordparkcommission.com or at the OPC administration office at 310 S. 15th St. For more information, call Program Director Mike Young at 232.2391. (August 5, 2010)
The annual Water Valley Watermelon Carnival concludes Saturday. Sponsored by Water Valley Chamber of Commerce, the carnival will feature live music, a variety of contests and free watermelon on Saturday. (August 4, 2010)
The annual Water Valley Watermelon Carnival will be held today and Saturday this week. Sponsored by Water Valley Chamber of Commerce, the carnival will feature live music, a street dance and fireworks on Friday, and live music, a variety of contests and free watermelon on Saturday. (August 4, 2010)
The annual Water Valley Watermelon Carnival will be held Thursday through Saturday this week. Sponsored by Water Valley Chamber of Commerce, the carnival will feature live music, a street dance and fireworks on Friday, and live music, a variety of contests and free watermelon on Saturday. (August 4, 2010)
The Oxford Park Commission and Oxford Film Festival will host the final “Movie Night” in the parks of the summer this week. The movie, “Field of Dreams,” will be screened Friday at FNC Sports Complex.
The film is free due to sponsorships by Newks, the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oxford Printwear and Oxford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
Live music will be performed before the film is shown. Music is sponsored by the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council. On Friday, Donovan McCain and the Troubadour Band will provide the live music.
Attendees can bring their lawn chairs, blankets and movie pals to enjoy a night of free entertainment. The movie will start at dusk. For more information, visit www.oxfordparkcommission.com. (July 29, 2010)