5 Things to Do in North Mississippi: October 22 -28

Pigskins in the Park in Tupelo, pictured

October 22: With Ole Miss and Mississippi State on the road, Fairpark will be a gathering place for both sets of fans to watch on the big screen. State plays Kentucky at 6:30 p.m. and Ole Miss plays LSU in Death Valley at 8 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m. for tailgating and family fun.


Oxford Growler Presents: The Second Annual “Brat-Ober Fest” in Oxford

October 23: On Sunday from 2 to 8:30 p.m., The Oxford Growler will celebrate October and a vast selection of Oktoberfest beers as well as traditional beer brats. This event is free and open to the public, but there is an opportunity for $15 VIP tickets and $4 beers will be available. There will be a stein-hoisting contest, games and a prize for the best Lederhosen.


10th Annual Haunted House at The Library Sports Bar in Oxford

October 24: For two nights, the bar will be transformed into a spooky haunted house. Open from 6 – 10 p.m., all proceeds will benefit the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society.


The Halloween Trilogy in Tupelo

October 28: Tupelo Community Theater Off Broadway is hosting this event for two nights. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., Cecilia Fannon and John de Lancie will perform the play using a silhouette aspect for visual fun. It includes Edgar Allan Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, Rudyard Kipling’s The Mark of the Beast and Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost. Tickets are $15 for adults and include a free drink. $10 for students and younger.


Chickasaw Celebration in Tupelo

October 28: From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fairpark will host activities celebrating Chickasaw history and culture. Activities include stompdancing, Chickasaw cooking, make and take arts and crafts and stickball. Music and academic talks will also be on the agenda.


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