Oxford Historical Society’s annual band concert & ice cream social Thursday

OXFORD – The Oxford Community Band’s Summer Concert Series will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Oxford Historical Society’s (OHS) Depot-Museum. All are welcome to share in this wonderful social event of the season. There will be music, ice-cream, a flag presentation, a Blackhawk’s Memorabilia Exhibit, and an exciting fund raising raffle drawing.

The Oxford Community Band will set up outdoors, under the overhang of the authentic D. L. & W. railroad depot (built circa 1920) at 1 Depot Street. OHS President, Fred Lanfear anticipates being host to over 100 community members in attendance for this pleasurable hour of music. This summer, the band is under the direction of Francis Wilcox, with guest conducting by Justin Hubman. They will play moderate grade marches, show tunes, overtures and novelty selections for the enjoyment of the Oxford community. As is the tradition with this summer performance, it will be accompanied by delicious ice-cream, sold at the olde fashioned price of five cents a bowl. Visiting Oxford Band alumni are encouraged to make themselves known to the band or bring an instrument and sit in. As always, the performance is FREE of charge.

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