Happy Fourth of July Week!


Welcome Guests and Friends to Oxford, Maryland!  

769-1***Every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., OCC hosts an open art studio in our arts & crafts classroom. Artists bring their own materials to work on their projects in the company of other artists. There is no charge, but donations are appreciated.

***Monday – Wednesday – Friday 0900-1100 Free  — Enjoy a cup of coffee with your Oxford neighbors and Friends at the OCC
Check out their website at www.oxfordcc.org

The Oxford Market is now open on Wednesdays, from 3:30 – 5:30 (new hours).  Come by the OCC for all your fresh garden vegetables and local artisan works!  The Ladies Auxiliary has baked goods as well — there’s something for everyone!

July Events at a Glance: 

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02 Jul/7 pm:  Eva and Phil Chao will present an evening of beautiful violin and viola duo music Thursday evening in the Sanctuary of the Holy Trinity Church. These are two of the Mid-Atlantic region’s finest string players, who just happen to be special friends of Holy Trinity. Please bring a friend and enjoy the concert!

03 July/dusk – Fireworks on the Strand

04 July:  1- Am – 4pm: At Mystery Loves Company:  Birthday Cake and Book Signing by Maya Corrigan, signing “By Cook or by Crook” and “Scam Chowder”.

06 July/6:45pm: Family Movie Monday @ OCC
Dolphin Tale 2 (PG:102min)
FREE! Come enjoy a great movie on the big screen in cool air conditioning. Free snacks! Bring your own blanket or camp chairs (some chairs available). Doors open at 6:45pm.

11 July/0900 – Cardboard Races on the Tred Avon River (rescheduled from 27 June)

11 July – Ladies Breakfast at the RMI – rsvp to nicholshouse@verizon.net

12 July:  Music in the Park from 3-6 pm, featuring Free Range, a four piece blue grass band!

12 July:  Breakfast at the Fire House.

13 July/6:45pm: Family Movie Monday @ OCC – Big Hero 6 (PG:102min)
FREE! Come enjoy a great movie on the big screen in cool air conditioning. Free snacks! Bring your own blanket or camp chairs (some chairs available). Doors open at 6:45pm

18 Jul/10 am -12 pm- Zentangle for Kids – This is a great opportunity for children to share a fun activity with an adult! Zentangle is an easy to learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images using repetitive patterns from nature. There are no right or wrong strokes; you don’t have to be an artist to be creative! In this introductory class, learn the basic strokes for zentangle art. Simple patterns taken from nature are broken down into simple strokes, then taught one step at a time. You will leave with 1-2 completed paper tiles, and patterns to experiment with at home. Taught by certified Zentangle instructor Sue Green. Oxford Community Center. Age 8 and up. $15 registration fee per participant, plus $5 for a Zentangle starter kit paid at time of class. Limited class size. Please pre-register at OCC #410-226-5904.

19 Jul/1100 – Scenic Walking Tour of Oxford – meet at the Ferry dock area!  Free, but donations to the museum accepted.

20 Jul/6:45 pm –Family Movie Monday @ OCC – Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG:105min).  FREE! Come enjoy a great movie on the big screen in cool air conditioning. Free snacks! Bring your own blanket or camp chairs (some chairs available). Doors open at 6:45pm.

22 July:  Thomas Holladay will talk about and sign his Chesapeake Bay novels including “China Jewel”.  Mystery Loves Company at 12 noon!.

26 July/5:00 pm  – 7:30 pm: SummerFest at OCC:  FREE community event and potluck dinner beginning at 5 p.m.  Festivities include live music, a community art project, a delicious homemade meal, watermelon eating contest, family-friendly fun, and a few surprises! We look forward to sharing smiles and stories with you!  RSVP by 20 July to OCC at 410-226-5904.

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01 Aug – Ladies Breakfast.  Jessica Rice Johnson, Guest Speaker.  They will give a talk on their adventures sailing the past few years through Australia, New Zealand, and remote areas of the Pacific.

06 Aug:  Opening night of Tred Avon Players present “Merrily We Roll Along (see calendar for full information.)  Thrifty THursday pricing (2 for 1). Tickets are $20.00 for adults, and $5.00 for students. Reservations:  410-225-0061 or www.tredavonplayers.org

07 Aug:  Mystery Loves Company Book Club:  Mystery Then and Now book club meets.  RSVPs required!

08 Aug: OXFORD REGATTA 2015! The race from Annapolis to Oxford will be on Saturday, August 8th and the buoy race on Sunday will head you back towards the Bay. Big party and dance band Saturday night! The best awards ceremony you will ever attend on Sunday afternoon. For more information and to register, visit http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/10209.

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9 Aug/3-5 pm:  Music in the Park –  “Spark in da pan” steel drum band (see calendar listing for picture!)

16 Aug:  Breakfast at the Fire House – followed by Scenic Walking Tour of Oxford! (meet at Ferry dock area at 11:00 a.m.)


septSeptember Events at a Glance: 

6 Sept:  PigaFigaLicious… More information coming!

5 Sept/12 noon  – Mystery Loves Company Book Signing:  Marcia Talley signs her new Hannah Ives mystery, DAUGHTER OF ASHES. Hannah deals with unscrupulous real estate folks.

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13 Sept:  Breakfast at the Fire House and QUILT RAFFLE!!  Tickets are being sold at the Oxford Bank, the Wednesday Farmers’ Market, and at the Fire House Breakfasts on 12 July, 9 August, and 13 September.  The quilt is 50″x 50″ and donated by Polly Hanes, co-owner of Tri-Crown Inn.



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10 October:  4-6pm at the OCC: 7th Annual Picket Fence Auction 



November Events at a glance: 





December Events at a Glance: 

dec20154-6 Dec:  Christmas on the Creek