Events under 'Community Programs and Events'
Sunday, December 16, 2018

Event Name

Date

International Women's Day

Oxford Celebrates International Women's Day, 2-4 p.m., March 10, 2018, Oxford Capitol Theatre

Everyone Welcome

Saturday, March 10, 2018 2:00 pm
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Legalization of Marijuana Information Session

Presented by the  Municipal Alcohol Project.  Speaker:  Sophie Melanson, Mental Health and Addiction.

 Capitol Theatre, Oxford

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 3:00 pm
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Oxford Riverside Gallery

New Photography Exhibit, A Sense of Snow,  17 local photographers.

Free admission; donations to youth art programs welcome.

Open April 3-May 4,  during regular town hall hours and April 21 (2-3 p.m.)

Monday, April 02, 2018
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Country Classics

Oxford Capitol Theatre, Call Eleanor for tickets 902 447-3040 $10.00

Friday, April 06, 2018 7:00 pm
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OREC Spring Social

Sponsored by OREC Home and School, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Thursday, April 19, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Breakfast with Poetry Readings

Breakfast sponsored by Trinity United Church, Main St., Oxford (9:30-11 a.m.)

Celebrating Margaret Casey and other local poets.

$8.00- must book in advance:  call Eleanor at 902 447-3040

Part of the 1st Annual Poetry at Large

Oxford Celebrates National Poetry Month

Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Poetry Cafe

Poetry Cafe 1:30-4 p.m.,

Oxford Lions Centre, Upper Main St.

Doors open at 1:00 pm

Featured Poets:  Chad Norman and Karin Cope

Also Reading:  Richard Dittami, Sarah Jewell, Rosaria Campbell, and Rita Wilson

Refreshments.

Free admittance, Donations Welcome

Book Sales (cash only)

Sponsored by:  The League of Canadian Poets, Canada Council of the Arts, Town of Oxford, Cumb. Public Libraries

Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Bottle Drive

OREC students to raise $$ for Trip

Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00 am
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Roxeen & Dalrymple

NS Award Winners, this duo play bluegrass, gospel, and Classic Country.

$15/advance, $20/door  Call Eleanor for tickets 902 447-3040, April 29 2-4 pm, Capitol Theatre

Sunday, April 29, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Habitat for Humanity Build Days

Volunteer to help by showing up at the Little River Rd., Oxford site. April 30- May 4

 

Monday, April 30, 2018 9:00 am - Friday, May 04, 2018 4:00 pm
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The Little Mermaid

by Cumberland Performing Arts, May 3-5- different time slots...

check on time slots to see if this posting is correct.

Thursday, May 03, 2018 7:00 pm
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Cemetery Clean Up

Pine Grove Cemetery Clean Up, 1809 Black River Rd., 9-12, May 5, Raindate May 12, Bring a rake and a smile.

Saturday, May 05, 2018 9:00 am
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Elimination Dinner Draw

Cumberland County Exhibition Dinner and Draw, Oxford Legion, May 12, Contact Elma for tickets 902 447-2320, ext. 2033

Saturday, May 12, 2018 6:00 pm
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Myth Busters

Oxford Library 3-4 pm

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 3:00 pm
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Pine Grove Cemetery AGM

St. James Presbyterian Church, Oxford, May 16, 7 pm.  Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 7:00 pm
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Blue Grass Diamonds

Oxford Capitol Theatre.  $20.  Begins at 7 pm

Call Eleanor for more info. and to book tickets:   902 447-3040

 

Friday, May 18, 2018 7:00 pm
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Yardsale

Oxford's annual community yardsale.

Send Corey your yardsale location in Oxford & immediate area, start and end time.  See "Contact Us" section.

The time show here may not be the same for everyone's yardsale.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:00 am
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Book Club

Oxford Library:  Book club meets 6:30-7:30 pm once a month: May, June, September - June.  In May we're reading a biography, autobiography or memoir of our choice.

Ca;; 902 447-2440 to sign up.  Books provided by the Library - FREE

Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:30 pm
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Car Show

Wild Blueberry Capital Show & Shine, Oxford Arena, 9 am- 4 pm

May 26

Admission $3./person; $10./family

Those showing cars receive 2 BBQ vouchers.  

No entry fee for those showing cars.

 

Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Blue Grass, Gospel, Country

Lisa Hallett

Oxford Capitol Theatre, 2-4 pm $10./advance; $15/door

Call Eleanor, 902 447-3040 for info. and to book tickets.

Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:00 pm
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Oxford Riverside Gallery

A new Exhibit runs from May 28 - June 22.

"My Nova Scotia"  

Photographs by local artists.

Drop in Monday - Friday during Town Hall Hours

105 Main St. Oxford.

Free admission, Donations Always Accepted for the OREC Art Program

Monday, May 28, 2018 9:00 am
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Anime Teen Night

Oxford Library 6-7 pm, Grades 7-12, May 31

Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:00 pm
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Community Garden Opening

Oxford Lions Centre, at the Park

Select seeds and begin gardening.  Free bbq

Saturday, June 09, 2018 9:00 am
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BBQ & Car Wash

Proceeds for Oxford Boxing Club

Held on Main St., Oxford.

Saturday, June 09, 2018 9:00 am
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Christina Martin Concert

Award winning singer/song writer

$25.00

More details to come or watch for posters around town.

Sunday, June 10, 2018 6:30 pm
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Pride Flag-Raising

1st Annual Pride Flag Raising in Oxford, 

at the flag pole in Wild Blueberry Park

Corner of Main and Water Streets

Join us and celebrate the LGBTQ... community.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:00 pm
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Ice Cream Social

6-8 pm

Oxford Baptist Church

Cones, sundaes, banana splits

Come & design your own treat

Monday, June 18, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dual Stream Recycling Info. Session

Information Session at the Oxford Lions Community Centre, 4627 Main St., Oxford.

June 20.  Drop in from 6:30-7:30 pm to have your questions answered.  

All residents and Businesses in Cumberland Co. will soon be required to participate in Dual Stream Recycling.

June 1, 2018 marks the beginning of Phase 1, the Voluntary Phase.

Mandatory Phase begins December 1, 2018

For more information, contact the Cumberland Central Landfill 902 667-5141 or visit www.cjsma.ns.ca

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Baby Shower for Shinda

The Oxford Resettlement Committee is hosting a baby shower for Shinda.  The family is expecting a baby girl in July.

Join the committee in showing support by attending or sending a gift to the Baby shower, 7 p.m., June 22 at the Oxford Church of the Nazarene.

Friday, June 22, 2018 7:00 pm
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Firemen's Auction

June 23-  Viewing at 9 and it starts at 10 am

To donate, call Allan Rushton, 902 447-2280. Fire Dept. will be going door to door in the County 2 weeks prior and will pick up in Town the week of.

Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Tribute to Stompin' Tom Concert

Tribute to Stompin' Tom Connors by his son Taw Connors, 7 p.m. Oxford Capitol Theatre, 

$25. Call Eleanor 902-447-3040 for tickets

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 7:00 pm
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Opening Night: Oxford Riverside Gallery

OREC Student Summer Exhibition Opening Night

Drop - in 6-8 p.m. 

Oxford Riverside Gallery in the Town Hall

105 Main St.

Free Admission; Donations Always Gratefully Accepted for the OREC Art Program

Regular Hours:  Monday-Friday during Town Hall Hours.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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July 1st Canada Day Celebration

At the Heritage Square Gazebo, 11-1

Free bbq, face painting, arts, crafts, games, entertainment.

Sunday, July 01, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Strawberry Run

For more information contact David MacLeod

Saturday, July 07, 2018 9:00 am
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Oxford Frozen Foods 50th Anniversay Celebrations

The Town of Oxford is celebrating along with Oxford Frozen Food by welcoming the Kilted Chef (Alain Bosse) to Oxford to create wild blueberry recipes

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Heritage Square (gazebo).  Everyone welcome.  A different Special Guest with him during each hour.

The events sponsored by Oxford Frozen Foods are at the Exhitibion Grounds and are open to the public- see posters and facebook. Fireworks at approx. 10:15 p.m. in the Ballfield.  Tickets for Natalie McMaster (in Springhill) are $20.00 and can be purchased at the Town Hall.  Proceeds for charity.

Saturday, July 28, 2018 10:00 am
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Wild Blueberry Cooking demos- Kilted Chef

Alain Bosse, the Kilted Chef, travels the world doing cooking demonstrations and will be in Oxford on Saturday, July 28, from 11-3,

creating wild blueberry recipes.  Everyone is welcome to drop by- Heritage Square (the gazebo)

Saturday, July 28, 2018 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Fire Works

At the Ball Field, Oxford, Approx. 10 pm - Oxford Frozen Foods Celebrate 50 years!

Saturday, July 28, 2018 10:00 pm
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Wild Blueberry Festival

Lots of activities planned for Oxford.  Please stay tuned for details on activities, and exact dates and times.

Friday, August 17, 2018 12:00 am - Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 pm
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Doug Patriquin Show

Doug Patriquin returns from the West with his Band for 2 great shows at the Capitol Theatre in Oxford.

Friday evening at 7 pm and Saturday afternoon, 1:00 pm

Tickets will go fast so book now with Eleanor 902 447-3040

Friday, August 17, 2018 7:00 pm
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Artisan Festival

Wild Blueberry Artisan Festival, Downtown Oxford in the Gazebo area on Main Street.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Blueberry Carnival

Oxford Firefighters Auxiliary will host a FREE Blueberry Carnival on August 18 from 1-4 pm at the Oxford FireHall.

Blueberry Bake Sale, and lots of Children's Activities (including Fish Pond, Balloon Burst, Facepainting and more!)

Saturday, August 18, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wild Blueberry Dessert Cafe/Quilt Show

Wild Blueberry Dessert Cafe and Quilt Show

$5.00 ea.

August 18, 1-4 p.m.

Sponsored by the Oxford and Collingwood United Church Women groups

Trinity United Church Vestry

4968 Main St., Oxford NS

Saturday, August 18, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Doug Patriquin Show

Doug Patriquin returns from the West with his Band.

Capitol Theatre, Main St., Oxford.

Doors open at 12 noon.  Show begins at 1:00 pm

Book tickets through Eleanor, 902 447-3040

Saturday, August 18, 2018 1:00 pm
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Paint Nite

Wild Blueberry Paint Nite with Empty Nest Designs

Oxford Firehall, 7 p.m., 

Sponsored by Oxford Communities in Bloom.

 

Thursday, August 23, 2018 7:00 pm
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Neither Rhyme nor Reason Opening Night

Opening Night for a new exhibit at Oxford Riverside Gallery, August 24, 6-8 pm

Louise Cloutier (Artist) and Richard Dittami (Poet) come together

to create an exciting Open Night for this new Oxford Riverside Gallery

exhibit: Neither Rhyme nor Reason.  Exhibit runs until September 28.

Free Admission; Donations for OREC Student Art Program always gratefully accepted.

Regular Gallery Hours are Monday to Friday, Town Hall Hours

105 Main St., Oxford

 

Friday, August 24, 2018 6:00 pm
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Cumberland County Exhibition

Come to the Exhibition!

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Every Day until September 01, 2018

Cumberland County Exhibition

Come to the Exhibition!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Every Day until September 01, 2018

Cumberland County Exhibition

Come to the Exhibition!

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Every Day until September 01, 2018

Cumberland County Exhibition

Come to the Exhibition!

Friday, August 31, 2018
Every Day until September 01, 2018

Cumberland County Exhibition

Come to the Exhibition!  Parade at 1:00 pm Downtown Oxford

Saturday, September 01, 2018
Detached from recurrence

Twisted Stitchers (stitchery group)

Bring any textile stitching, knitting, quilting, etc that  you're working on and join others at the Oxford Library on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Free group - everyone welcome.  6:30-8 p.m.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fashion Show

The Cobequid Fun Tones Present:

Fashion and Frills on Blueberry Hills

Clothing by Jay Set

Friday Sept. 21 at United Church, Oxford (across Main St. from Scotts Indepent)

Doors Open at 6:30 - Starts at 7 pm

Tickets $10. from a Fun Tone or at the door.

Blueberry Dessert Buffet, door prizes, music and more.

 

Friday, September 21, 2018 7:00 pm
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Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Open House

Want to "Take off Pounds Sensibly"?

Free Open House, Sept, 25.

St. James Presbyterian Church, Main St., Oxford.

6-6:30 pm - weigh in and displays

6:30-7:15 pm Presentations.  Learns more about TOPS # NS 3696 Oxford - a weekly support group

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 6:00 pm
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"Poetics" Art Exhibit Opening Night

Opening Night 6-8 pm

Drop In: 105 Main St. Oxford.

Oxford Riverside Gallery

Free Admission.  Donations for OREC Student Art Program always gratefully accepted.

Runs until November 16

www.Oxfordriversidegallery.ca 

for details on exhibit

 

Friday, October 05, 2018 6:00 pm
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Oxford Hunting and Fishing Expo

2-day event, October 6 (9-5); October 7 (9-2),  Oxford Arena, 70 Waverly St.  $5.00 admission, Children under 12- FREE,

ATVs, Hunting and Fishing Gear.  BBQ and refreshments for sale.  Contact Matt: 902-397-2341 or Cole 902-614-6788

Saturday, October 06, 2018
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Oxford Hunting and Fishing Expo

See October 6 for details.

Sunday, October 07, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Free Coffee Drop In

Just Because Friendly Coffee Drop In

Want to get to know others in the community?  Just need a reason to go out?

Drop in, chat, enjoy free coffee/tea.

Hosted by Town staff person, Ruthie Patriquin, CED Officer.

Wednesday, October 17, 10-11 am and 6-7 pm at the Town Hall.

Supervised children's play area available for this event.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Free Coffee Drop In (evening)

Just Because Friendly Coffee Drop In

Want to get to know others in the community?

Just need a reason to get out of the house?

Drop in, chat, enjoy free coffee/tea.

Hosted by Town staff person, Ruthie Patriquin, CED Officer.

10-11 a.m. and 6-7 pm at the 

Town Hall.

Supervised children's play area available.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Christmas Craft/Vendor/Bake Sale

Volunteer Firemen's Ladies Auxiliary 

Annual Christmas Craft/Vendor & Bake Sale

Oct. 20, 10-6

Free Admission

Canteen services available:  Turkey soup/chili/rolls/dessert/tea/coffee

Oxford Fire Hall, Waverley Street, Oxford

Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Welcome Back OREC

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
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Talent Auction

Trinity United Church, begins at 6:30 p.m. with desserts and viewing of auction items.  Everyone welcome

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:30 pm
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Remembrance Day Service

Oxford Legion Br # 36 will host Remembrance Day events on Nov. 11 beginning at 9:15 with a church service at the Presbyterian Church

10:15 Parade will form at the Legion Hall and proceed to the cenotaph

10:30 Cenotaph Service

Following will be hot drinks and treats at the Legion

 

 

Sunday, November 11, 2018 9:15 am
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Town Office Closed

In honour of Remembrance Day

Monday, November 12, 2018
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Christmas Tea & Sale

Nov. 17, 2-4, Trinity United Church, sponsored by the Oxford Thomson Pastoral Charge UCW

Saturday, November 17, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Effective Small Business Promotion

Supper Series in Oxford for Small Businesses

Must Pre-register by Nov. 9

Contact 902 447-2250

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Church Mouse Players Dinner Theatre

The Nick of Time Christmas Show, 6:30 pm, Nov 21, 22, 23, 24 at the Oxford Ryl Cdn Legion, Br # 36 on 74 Jackson St.,

Check out the www.churchmouseplayers.ca for ticket details and more info.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 6:30 pm - Saturday, November 24, 2018 7:30 pm
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Opening Night Ox. Riverside Gallery

A new Exhibit by Catherine Bussiere featuring art and audio recordings.

Opening Night 6-8 p.m. at the Gallery, 105 Main St., Oxford (in the Town Hall)

Everyone welcome

This exhibit runs until December 21, 2018 and is open during regular Town Hall hours.

Admission is free; Donations to the OREC Student Art Program gratefully accepted.

Friday, November 23, 2018 6:00 pm
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Christmas Bingo

Sponsored by Oxford Legion Branch # 36

Sunday, November 25, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Baking & Craft Sale

Oxford Pioneer Heritage Club.  10-6

Lunch, preserves, crafts, baking - all local

Friday, November 30, 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Christmas Parade

Theme:  Keeping with Oxford being the Wild BLUEberry Capital of Canada, the parade theme for 2018 is "It's a Blue Christmas"

Friday, November 30, 2018 6:30 pm
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Bargain Bonanza Day

Discounts at all downtown or specials  Oxford businesses on December 1

See poster on this website's main page

Don't miss it!

Saturday, December 01, 2018
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Christmas in the Park

The Oxford Area Lionettes will hold their Christmas in the Park at a new location this year:  Trinity United Church, Main St. Oxford

Watch for their advertising for more details

Saturday, December 01, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Breakfast with Santa

Oxford Area Lions Club event

Oxford Firehall

Saturday, December 08, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Celtic Christmas Ceilidh

Baptist Church, Oxford

Search of facebook for more information

Friday, December 14, 2018 7:00 pm
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Celtic Christmas Ceilidh

Baptist Church Oxford

Saturday, December 15, 2018 7:00 pm
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Historical Church Tours

The Oxford Historical Society hosts from 1-4 pm- Lunch included.

For more information and to book tickets contact Society members including Eleanor at 902 447-3040

$20.00

Sunday, December 16, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Christmas Play

The Worst Christmas Eve Service Ever

A Play by Sara Jewell

December 16, 2:00 pm

Trinity Untied Church, Oxford

Free Will Offering, Refreshments

Everyone Welcome

Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:00 pm
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Town Hall Closed for Holidays

Monday, December 24, 2018 8:30 am - Tuesday, January 01, 2019 8:30 am
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Business Start Up Information Session

Free, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or 902 447-2250 to pre-register.  Space is limited.

Anyone in Cumb. Co. welcome to pre-register

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Holiday

Monday, February 18, 2019 8:30 am
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Social Media Marketing

Free.  Space is limited.  Please pre-register.  See ad on main page of this website for details

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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English Classes

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 11:00 am - Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:00 am
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English Classes

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

English Classes

Friday, December 08, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

Jam Night

Friday, December 08, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every 2 Weeks until May 04, 2018

Oxford Walking Club

Come join us on our Weekly Walk

Monday, December 11, 2017 6:00 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

Yoga

$8.50 per Class

Monday, December 11, 2017 7:15 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

English Classes

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

English Classes

Friday, December 15, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

Oxford Walking Club

Come join us on our Weekly Walk

Monday, December 18, 2017 6:00 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

Yoga

$8.50 per Class

Monday, December 18, 2017 7:15 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

English Classes

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

English Classes

Friday, December 22, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

Jam Night

Friday, December 22, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oxford Walking Club

Come join us on our Weekly Walk

Monday, December 25, 2017 6:00 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

Yoga

$8.50 per Class

Monday, December 25, 2017 7:15 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

English Classes

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

English Classes

Friday, December 29, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until February 03, 2018

Oxford Walking Club

Come join us on our Weekly Walk

Monday, January 01, 2018 6:00 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

Yoga

$8.50 per Class

Monday, January 01, 2018 7:15 pm
Every Week until December 03, 2018

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