Christmas on the Creek Schedule of Events

Dec 1 – Bluegrass Nutcracker – Experience Tchaikovsky’s Christmas classic like never before! Features a bar-for-bar rendition of The Nutcracker played by an 8-piece bluegrass band. Before each movement, a zesty narrator recounts ETA Hoffman’s story while poking fun at it’s often-overlooked ridiculousness, Oxford Community Center, 7:30 pm, $25. Tickets at

12/1-3, 8-10, and 15-17 – Special Holiday Exhibit: Creches!  Oxford Museum Fri – Sun, Noon – 4 pm. Barbara Cross shares her heavenly collection of creches from around the world. On Dec 1st at 4 pm Barbara will lead a personal tour of the collection. Free.  Crèche Exhibit

12/1-24 – Santa’s Mailbox – Oxford Vintage and Trade. Make a holiday memory. Have your little ones drop off their letters and wish lists! Great photo opportunity. On the porch at 202 Bank St.

Dec 2 – Holiday Bazaar – Holy Trinity Church, 9 am – 12 noon – Handmade wreaths, crafts, gifts; homemade soups, and more. 502 S. Morris St.

12/2 – Calliope Musical Exhibit, featuring artist Jonathan King, 1-3pm at the Treasure Chest, 111 S. Morris St.

12/2 – Cookie Walk – 2-5 pm. Look for a ‘Cookie Stop’ sign at participating shops, pick up a map of all the sites, and visit local businesses to get a taste of the holiday season. Click here for map:

12/2 – Dock Tree Lighting at Dusk, along Town Creek

12/2 – Town Tree Lighting and Santa – Town Park, 6 pm

12/2 – Caroling with Mrs. Claus – hot chocolate and sliders at Pope’s Tavern Porch, 6:30 pm following the town park tree lighting. 504 S. Morris St.

12/2 & 3 – Winter Sale at Treasure Chest – 10-50% off most items in the store. Free drawing for a gift basket. 111, S. Morris St, 10 am – 5 pm.

 12/2-4 – Sale at Oxford Vintage & Trade20% off Yuletide Glimmer and Glitz – Vintage, Antique, and Estate Jewelry. 202 Bank St. Enter to win a gift card.

 12/2 – 21 – A Collaborative Holiday Shop hosted by Duck and the Dog and Barefoot Dwelling. Enchanting gifts for infants/toddlers, parents, and grandparents, along with high quality, sustainable items for the home curated by an interior designer. Open Fri-Sun, 10 am – 5 pm (extended hrs. on 12/2), 100 W. Division St.

12/3- Pancake Breakfast with Santa– All you can eat breakfast, gift shop, delish homemade baked goods, and Santa! Oxford Volunteer Fire Department. 8 – 11 am

12/3 – Afternoon Tea – finger sandwiches and Mark Salter’s tea cakes, scones, prosecco and select teas/coffees.  Robert Morris Inn, 2:30 – 4 pm, $42, reservations required 410-226-5111