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Halloween will still happen in Oxford, but with COVID-19 guidelines

This year has not be anywhere near normal with the COVID-19 pandemic essentially bring the world to a halt, but the City of Oxford intends ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival donates nearly $9,000 to Chucky Mullins Endowment

Despite not being able to hold the planned charity gala in connect with the world premiere of the Chucky Mullins film “It’s Time,” the Oxford ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Fest receives grant from Mississippi Arts Commission

The Oxford Film Festival recently wrapped up their 2020 event, which pivoted to the virtual world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but are already making ... Read more

6 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Authors Will Be Featured in Martha’s Vineyard Author Series on The Black Lives Matter Movement

Martha’s Vineyard Author Series will present The Black Lives Matter Movement and the Fight for Radical Justice event on Thursday, August 13 at 7:30 p.m. ... Read more

7 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Festival announces lineup for final two weeks of virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival’s transition to a virtual event in 2020 is quickly coming to a close next month. Organizers announced lineups for the final ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Boys and Girls Club’s “Dance Like the Stars” event to be held virtually

The Boys and Girls Club of North Mississippi’s signature event is another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s “Dance Like the Stars” event will ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival announces plans for hybrid event in 2021

The Oxford Film Festival learned to adapt this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is planning to keep some of those changes for ... Read more

7 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival doubling up with Water Valley drive-in

The Oxford Film Festival is providing double the fun with its summer drive-in experience, starting this week. After offering its OFF to the Drive-In event ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Tunes Around Town event will help support local artists

Oxford’s first walking festival will be held on Saturday, July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Tunes Around Town festival will feature mini-performances at Spring ... Read more

8 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Theatre Oxford’s 10-Minute Play Contest now open

Theatre Oxford’s 10-Minute Play Festival is now open for submissions. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 15, 2020. The first-place winner will receive $1,000, second ... Read more

8 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Police Department reminds everyone to stay safe this 4th of July

Oxford Police Department wants to remind everyone to stay safe this Fourth of July. Oxford residents are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day from their ... Read more

8 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Local Restaurants to Hold Independence Day Celebrations

The City of Oxford will be shooting fireworks on Friday, July 3, and a couple local restaurants are kicking off their own Independence Day celebrations ... Read more

8 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Fest to screen “Grease” and “Night of the Living Dead” at drive-in

The Oxford Film Festival is entering it second month of its drive-in and offering up two cult classics. On Saturday, the drive-in will screen “Grease,” ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Water Valley officially sets new watermelon eating contest world record

The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons. Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that last year’s watermelon ... Read more

8 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Double Decker Arts Festival postponed to Spring 2021

For the first time since 1993, the Double Decker Arts Festival will not take place on the Downtown Square this year. The Oxford Tourism Council ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

City of Oxford to host Independence Day Fireworks on July 3

The City of Oxford has announced that they will be shooting fireworks on Friday, July 3 at 9 p.m. from the back parking lot of ... Read more

9 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Festival announces winners of 2020 virtual fest

The Oxford Film Festival’s 2020 virtual edition is still going, but it celebrated the best of this year’s films during a virtual awards ceremony this ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Peaceful March to take place on Thursday in Oxford

A second protest march for the LOU Community will be held on Thursday, June 4, at 7 p.m. The march will start at Oxford City ... Read more

9 months ago by Ana Martinez.

Oxford Film Festival to hold pop up drive-in this summer

With movie theatres still closed, the Oxford Film Festival is aiming to fill the entertainment void this summer with a pop-up drive-in. The festival had ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Chamber of Commerce cancels LOU 4th of July celebrations

While Oxford is starting to slowly return to business as usual, one summer event is not returning this year. The annual LOU 4th of July ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Conference on the Front Porch announces 2020 lineup

One of the first big post-shutdown events scheduled in Oxford is the 25th Annual Double Decker Arts Festival in August, but Lafayette County has second ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford Film Festival reveals lineup for fifth week of virtual festival

The Oxford Film Festival is continuing on with its virtual edition as it enters its fifth week. This week’s films run through May 22 through ... Read more

9 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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