Wednesday, March 27, starting at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), VOX Press Artist Series, producer Alice Walker, and emcee Jim Dees will present PEACH JAM, a celebration of female poets and musicians, at The Powerhouse Community Arts Center.
Entertainment will include:
- Deux Filles de Sangin
- Vera Pa
- Betsy and the BarnBurners
- Dottie Knight
- Shannon McNally
There will be a silent auction of works by local female visual artists and a raffle with proceeds going to the not-for-profit VOX organization.
There’s no cover. However, as a VOX Press fundraiser, there is a $5 suggested donation for food and drink. Arrive early to enjoy pre-show entertainment and refreshments!
For more information, see the Facebook event page here.
If you’ve been an avid art crawler this season—or even if this is your first time out—Tuesday will mark the last crawl of 2012.
A free event from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., stops include Cicada for Men, where a bourbon tasting will take place courtesy of local mixologist Jayce McConnell; Cicada for Her; The Powerhouse; University Museum; Gallery 130; Southside Gallery; Frame Up Gallery; and a special after-party at Boure with a Maker’s Market sponsored by Cathead Vodka and Lazy Magnolia.
Hop on the Double Decker bus for a free ride to each stop, or grab your sneakers and walk the route. Snacks and refreshments will be provided at all stops.
The Yocona International Folk Festival will host a benefit at The Powerhouse on Tuesday, July 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. The event will benefit the festival, which will take place Aug. 4 to 18 in Oxford and surrounding areas.
Tuesday’s family-friendly event will include entertainment from a variety of local ethnic artists, including Turkish dancing; Celtic music; a folk rock performance; Peruvian and other ethnic storytelling.
Attendees can learn more about the history of the festival through a new video describing the folk festival concept while enjoying international food and wines.
The event is free.
Friday, June 8, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Powerhouse, the Oxford Shakespeare Festival is kicking off its new season with drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction called Dining with the Stars. Admission is free.
There will be sneak previews of “All’s Well That Ends Well”, “King Lear”, and “The Sound of Music”.
Attendees will have the chance to bid on dining experiences with local Oxford celebrities ranging from chefs to authors to the Mayor.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page here or contact Ryan Breeland at (601) 757-0555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendar for some fun events coming up soon at The Powerhouse.
The Oxford Artist Guild Holiday Art Market will take place this Friday and Saturday, December 2 and 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. along with A Theatre Oxford Christmas performance on both nights starting at 7:00 p.m.
The Annual YAC Ornament Auction is next Thursday, December 8, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., featuring ornaments made by local artists, tastings by local restaurants: Taylor Grocery Catering, Soulshine Pizza Factory, LBs Meat Market, City Grocery Restaurant Group, Honeybee Bakery, High Point Coffee, Two Stick, Party Waitin’ to Happen catering, and McEwens. Wine and cocktail tastings will also take place.
Find out more on the Oxford Arts Council site here.
It’s finally here! The EatingOxford.com Two-Year Anniversary event is happening this Thursday, September 29, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at The Powerhouse. Many of you have already secured your tickets online at www.EatingOxford.com or at The Powerhouse. You can also purchase them at the door on the night of the event for only $10.00! Don’t forget that 75% of your admission price will be donated to The Pantry.
An on-site food-themed raffle will occur every 30 minutes, so bring a few extra dollars to win some fabulous prizes such as gift certificates for Ravine, Tacky Shack, My Michelle’s Tribecca Allie Cafe, Firehouse Subs, Kabuki, Old Venice and Colonel’s Quarters at Castle Hill; gift packages from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Old Thyme Farms; and a variety of unique cookbooks!
There are a few restaurants that I’m waiting to hear final word from, but as of today, you can start gearing up to sample deliciousness from the following local eateries (in alphabetical order):
- 6 ‘ N Tubbs
- Honey Bee Bakery
- Lusa Pastry Cafe
- Main Squeeze
- Mink’s On the Park
- Old Venice
- Olivia’s Food Emporium
- Petra Mediterranean Cuisine
- Proud Larry’s
- Rice & Spice
- Tacky Shack
- Taylor Grocery
- Tribecca Allie Cafe
- Turkuaz Cafe
Looking forward to Eating Oxford with everyone on Thursday!
What better way to celebrate the two-year anniversary of a website and blog that focuses on food and restaurants than to throw a party that focuses on food and restaurants?
Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 29th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., because EatingOxford.com will be throwing a food frenzy at The Powerhouse unlike any you’ve ever seen! If you love food, which you do if you’re reading this post, do not miss this event! I want to personally meet all of the people who have helped to make EatingOxford.com one of the most popular websites in Oxford and the No. 1 food blog in Mississippi. Let’s all have dinner together!
Planning has just begun, but be prepared for more than 20 Oxford restaurants to be represented as well as wine/spirits and fun surprises such as food-themed raffles and more.
Tickets are only $10.00, of which 75% of all proceeds will go to benefit The Pantry! Secure yours today by clicking here.
Restaurant owners and sponsors, contact me at email@example.com for information about participating in this event.
Additional details, including a list of participating restaurants, are coming soon.