Event Schedule

June 1 – 30th

  • Mississippi Artist Showcase; Powerhouse Community Arts Center
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, June 21st

  • Official Opening of “Mississippi: 200 Years of Statehood” Exhibit in the Faulkner Room at the J.D. Williams Library
    5 p.m.
    University of Mississippi
    Free and open to the public

Friday, June 23rd

  • Thacker Mountain Radio Show; Moved to the Lyric
    7 p.m.

Saturday, June 24th

  • UM Museum Family Activity Day
    10 a.m. – Noon
  • Double Decker Bus rides departing from the UM Museum 11 a.m. -Noon (departing every 15 minutes)
  • Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration North Governor’s concert
    Ford Center for the Performing Arts Marty Stuart, Mac McAnally, Steve Azar, Vasti Jackson, Shannon McNally, David Lee (winner of the 2015 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest), the Mississippi Bicentennial Symphony Orchestra and the Mississippi Bicentennial Singers.Concert is free. To reserve tickets, click here.

Saturday, June 24th

  • Exploring Watercolor Pencils and Crayons
  • 10:30 am – 12:30 pm the Art Guild Gallery at Sugar Magnolia
  • Free workshop
  • Contact Debbie Myers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sunday, June 25th

  • Summer Sunset Series featuring Blackwater Trio and food trucks, moved to the Powerhouse Community Arts Center 5 p.m.

Extended Hours for Oxford Attractions:

  • L.Q.C. Lamar House, Burns-Belfry and Cedar Oaks extended hours for the weekend of the Bicentennial Celebration
  • L.Q.C. Lamar House-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m.
  • Burns-Belfry-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-Noon, Sunday 1-4 p.m.
  • Cedar Oaks-Friday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m.

Upcoming Events: (click for full calendar)

Tuesday June 27, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Doodle, Sketch and Draw Camp
Tuesday June 27, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sketching & Drawing Camp 5th-8th Grade
Tuesday June 27, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
June Art Crawl
Tuesday June 27, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kid's Improv Class Show
Wednesday June 28, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Doodle, Sketch and Draw Camp
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