Saturday, December 3, 2022

Ole Miss Alumni Association Releases Game Weekend Activities for UT Martin Opening Game

unnamed (5)The Ole Miss Alumni Association has released its game weekend activities guide for the UT Martin opener this Saturday. Activities begin Thursday evening with an ice cream social in the Triplett Alumni Center on campus for OMAA Scholarship recipients. Events will come to a close Saturday morning with breakfast in the Gertrude Ford Center.

Thursday, September 3

4-5 p.m.
OMAA Scholarship Recipients Ice Cream Social
Students receiving scholarships administered by the Alumni Association will gather for homemade ice cream. For more information call 662-915-7375. Triplett Alumni Center, Butler Auditorium

6 p.m.
Thacker Mountain Radio Show
Show on the Square features author Hester Young; music by Bobby Whalen and Teardrop City. Free. Off Square Books, Courthouse Square

6 p.m.
Medieval Latin Reading Group
This informal group will translate Medieval Latin texts. Hosted by Dr. Brad Cook. Free and open to the public. For more information email Bryant Hall

6:30 p.m.
Ole Miss Quarterback Club
Guest speaker will be Corey Batoon, assistant coach for safeties and special teams coordinator. Free pizza provided by Little Caesars. Drawings will be held for door prizes. You must be a member to attend. Non-members can join at or at the door. The Ole Miss QB Club is part of the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation, and all dues are tax deductible. Library Sports Bar, 120 S. 11th St.

7 p.m.
Tallahatchie Toastmasters Meeting
Open to anyone interested in improving their communication and leadership skills. Free and open to the public. For more information email Robert C. Khayat Law Center

7:45 p.m.
Pep Rally
Kickoff Pep Rally with a showing of the first episode of “The Season” and hype videos. Open to the public. For more information call 662-915-7393. The Grove

“The Season: Ole Miss Football” airs Thursday on‘s RebelVision. Click here for local broadcast channels, dates and times.

Friday, September 4

Noon-1 p.m.
Symbols of Controversy at Ole Miss
Protests abound in the South over the use of Confederate symbols, but the University of Mississippi has maintained the longest continuing dialog on the issue over the twentieth and into the twenty-first century. Dr. Leigh McWhite (Associate Professor, University Libraries) and Dr. Charles Reagan Wilson (Professor Emeritus, History and Southern Studies) will examine Chancellor Emeritus Robert Khayat’s administration in the context of this longer history. Open to the public. For more information email J.D. Williams Library, Room 106D

6:30 p.m.
The Grove closes and will be completely cleared. Click here for gameday tailgating info and more.

7 p.m.
Soccer: Ole Miss vs. UCF
Ole Miss Soccer Stadium

7:30 p.m.
The Grove opens to tailgaters. Click here for gameday tailgating, parking info. and more.

Saturday, September 5

6:30-11 a.m.
Gameday Breakfast
Breakfast available in Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom at The Inn at Ole Miss ($12.99 adults, $8.99 ages 6-12, children 5 and under eat free).

8-10 a.m.
Triplett Alumni Center Open
Due to the early kickoff time, the Ole Miss Alumni Association will not be hosting Member Zone this weekend. The building will remain open, and all fans are invited to enjoy coffee and fellowship. Triplett Alumni Center

8-9:30 a.m.
ROTC Cannon Raffle
Win a chance at firing the cannon before the game! Tickets are $5/ea. and can be purchased prior to kickoff on gameday in front of Triplett Alumni Center. Tickets can also be purchased each Thursday and Friday before a home football game at 101 Barnard Hall. A winner will be chosen to meet by the entrance to the football field under the Jumbotron. The winner will have their photo taken on the field, shown how to fire the cannon and will pull the lanyard when the team comes out. Winners must show proof of raffle and have a gameday ticket to be eligible. Tickets will not carry over to the following game. Winners must not be intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. Ear and eye protection will be provided, and winners must sign a release waiver. Proceeds benefit the Ole Miss Army ROTC Fund for cadet functions and scholarships. For more information email MSG Matt Hayes at or call 662-915-7015. Triplett Alumni Center, Front Lawn

8:30 a.m.
M-Club Room
Open to active M-Club members and guests. Catering by Taylor Grocery, available for $15 per person. Starnes Center, M-Club Room

9 a.m.
Walk of Champions
The Grove

11 a.m.
Ole Miss Football: Rebels vs. UT Martin
Wear White. Be Early. Be Loud.
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

Sunday, September 6

6:30-11 a.m.
Breakfast available in Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom at The Inn at Ole Miss ($12.99 adults, $8.99 ages 6-12, children 5 and under eat free).

5 p.m.
Soccer: Ole Miss vs. Arkansas-Little Rock
Ole Miss Soccer Stadium

Information courtesy Ole Miss Alumni Association