Spy Report: The 24th Annual Oxford Day


Perfect weather for a parade and the wide assortment of activities scheduled for Oxford Day made for a great event here in Talbot County. As an event that describes itself as “…always uniquely Oxford,” it lived up to its billing. There were plenty of people, bands, dogs, fire trucks and even boats moving along in the parade through Oxford.

Volunteers were preparing brats, burger, hotdogs, and fries. All this and more was being enjoyed and then capped off with ice cream from Highlands Creamery.

There were some interesting opportunities for people visiting the area. For some, it was a great chance to experience Oxford from the water and learn more about the historic oyster industry by signing-up for a free ride on the skipjack “Nathan of Dorchester.” Oxford Day marks the opening of the season for the Oxford Bellevue Ferry which has been in existence since 1683!

A wonderful time was being had by one and all. About the only thing that might spoil the day would be to get stuck in the mud….

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