October 6, 2023, 7pm – Dr. Rachel Franklin Music in Movies evening
The OCC welcomes world-renowned pianist and engaging lecturer Dr. Rachel Franklin for a magical evening exploring music in film. With fascinating movie clips, witty commentary, and virtuosic piano illustrations, the British-born Franklin delves into the hidden magic behind some of cinema’s greatest scores. Audiences will learn about legendary composers like Bernard Herrmann, John Williams, and Rachel Portman, and enjoy iconic music from Psycho, Jaws, and more. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased online at oxfordcc.org/rachel-franklin. Cash bar and snacks.
October 7, 2023, 8:30-10:30am – Cars & Coffee
Enjoy your coffee amongst amazing cars and learn their stories.
October 12, 2023, 5:30pm – Matt Pluta Talk
As Choptank Riverkeeper and Director of Riverkeeper Programs, Matt Pluta is dedicated to safeguarding the long-term health of local rivers, guarding against illegal and harmful pollution, and building a stronger voice for the protection of the river’s natural resources. Matt’s talk will focus on the Choptank and Tred Avon Rivers. He’ll address the results of their water quality testing; updates on recent agricultural, urban, and oyster restoration efforts; goals and metrics for underwater grasses, bacteria pollution, and sediment levels; and much more! Free, cash bar and snacks.
October 21, 2023, 8am – 5K Run/Walk for Mental Health
Come join us at the Oxford Community Center as we partner with the Christopher Foundation for Life to put on our 3rd Annual 5k Run and 1-Mile Walk for Mental Health. The Run/ Walk helps raise money for the Eastern Shore mental health programs. The Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 21st. Come out to support Mental Health awareness and get a little exercise and fresh air at the same time! Register online at https://runsignup.com/occ5kformentalhealth
October 21, 2023, 6-11pm – Annual Fall Fundraiser – The Harvest Moon Dance
Join us for our fall fundraiser, the Harvest Moon Dance on October 21, 2023 6pm-11pm. This event is sure to entertain and delight! Blue Jeans and Bling! Dinner catered by The Ivy and dancing all night sprinkled with line-dancing and a DJ too! Tickets are $85 per person ($65 is tax deductible) and includes full buffet dinner, dessert and open bar. Tickets can be purchased online at oxfordcc.org/harvest-moon-dance. Seating is limited, get tickets today!