Thursday, September 29, 2022

What’s Hotty (Toddy) Weekend Countdown: Sept. 17-19

Tenement Halls, the name used by Atlanta-based artist Chris Lopez, is one performer at the Thacker Mountain Pop-Up Radio Show at Rowan Oak Saturday. (Photo Courtesy Thacker Mountain Radio Show website)

Looking to make plans this weekend for a big night (or two, or three) out? Check out’s recommendations every Thursday for What’s Hotty (Toddy) to do every weekend in the Oxford area from Thursday through Sunday.

What’s Hotty(Toddy) Weekend Countdown September 17-20, 2015:

premierlogo#5 Oxford Commons Charity Bowling Tournament
September 17 (4-7 p.m.)
Support a great local cause in the Oxford Lovepacks! The tournament takes place at the new Premier Lanes. Gather your best bowling buds and enter a team in this tournament- food, drinks, and prizes are up for grabs! For more information regarding how to enter or to sponsor a team, visit

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Members of Marcella and her Lovers (Photo courtesy Facebook)

#4 Sarahfest Kickoff
September 18 (10 p.m.)
The University of Mississippi Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies partners with the Yoknapatawpha Arts council to bring Sarafest to Oxford from September 18-27. Sarahfest features readings, panel discussions, live music, photography and films. The event kicks off with a performance by Marcella and Her Lovers at Lamar Lounge. Show starts at 10 p.m. and tickets are just $10. Learn more about the Marcella and Her Lovers show, as well as all of Sarahfest’s upcoming events at the Sarahfest website.

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#3 Fall Into Art
September 19 (9 am-4:30 pm)
Check out the latest art by local artists out on the Courthouse lawn this Saturday. Works of acrylic, watercolor, turned wood, oils and leatherwork will be on display. This event includes live music from The Wilburs from 12-3 p.m. Visit the Oxford Arts Guild for further details.

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#2 Thacker Mountain Pop-up Radio Show at Rowan Oak
September 19 (5-6 pm)
This FREE show at Faulkner’s house is technically part of Sarahfest, but we felt it deserved its own mention. This live performance includes Langford and Ray, Kelly Hogan, Tenement Halls, and Atlanta Band. Literary guest Minton Sparks will also be performing. Lawn chairs are welcome, but leave your coolers at home. Tickets for the Powerhouse performance later in the night (10 p.m.) are $7 prior to the day of show or $10 at the door. Curious about Thacker Mountain? Learn more here.

When the Ole Miss Rebels beat the Alabama Crimson Tide at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in 2014, Rebel fans stormed the field and took a goal post as a trophy. (Photo submitted)

#1 Ole Miss v. Alabama Gamewatch
September 19 (8:15 p.m.)
If you aren’t heading to Tuscaloosa to support our Rebs in person, hit The Square Saturday night for food, drinks and cheer on the Rebels from Oxford in this good old-fashioned SEC football battle. The game, no matter where you choose to watch, is on ESPN at 8:15 p.m.

11267670_10102655149356425_3880263039034748266_nKristen Schalter is a first-year law student (1L) at Ole Miss. She hails from Tampa, Florida and is a loyal Detroit Tigers fan. Want your event to be a part of the What’s Hotty(Toddy) weekend countdown? Questions or comments? Email Kristen at

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