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6 p.m.
Thacker Mountain Radio Show
Show on the Square features author Michael Pitre; music by Holy Ghost Electric Show & Garry Burnside. Free. Off Square Books, Courthouse Square

6:30 p.m.
Ole Miss Quarterback Club
Guest speakers are Wide Receivers Coach Grant Heard and Austin Miller, writer for OleMissSports.com. Free pizza provided by Little Caesars. Drawings will be held for door prizes. Non-members can join at omqbclub.com or at the door. Library Sports Bar, 120 S. 11th St.

6:30 p.m.
Volleyball: Ole Miss vs. UAB
Gillom Sports Center

6:30 p.m.
Library Ambassador Meeting
Library Ambassadors will have their first meeting of the year and would like all old and new members to come. J.D. Williams Library, Room 106D

7:30 p.m.
Guest Voice Recital
Courtney Milstead (mezzo soprano), Ryan Milstead (baritone) and Amanda Johnston (piano) will be performing. Tickets $10 public, $8 students. For more information email music@olemiss.edu. Nutt Auditorium, Music Building Room 123

7:30 p.m.
Jazz Great Ramsey Lewis in Concert
Composer, pianist and jazz legend Ramsey Lewis has been referred to as “the great performer,” a title reflecting his performance style and musical selections which display his early gospel playing and classical training along with his love of jazz and other musical forms. For ticket information call 662-915-2787. Gertrude C. Ford Center

RebelVision
“The Season: Ole Miss Football” airs Thursday on OleMissSports.com‘s RebelVision. Click here for local broadcast channels, dates and times.


Noon
Volleyball: Ole Miss vs. Mercer 
Gillom Sports Center

1 p.m.
Innovation Bootcamp
Local business people and faculty will help you improve your business idea and concepts so that you are ready to compete in one of the upcoming pitch and business plan competitions through the CIE or Oxford-Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. Free and open to the public. For more information call 662-915-7211. Jackson Avenue Center

3:30 p.m.
Accountancy Advisory Board Meeting
Restricted to board members. Conner Hall

5 p.m.
On to Omaha and Beyond
Featuring Ole Miss Baseball Coach Mike Bianco, who led his team to the College World Series this year. Bianco will reflect on the 2014 season and talk about prospects for the coming year with Keith Kessinger, analyst for radio broadcasts of Rebel baseball. Free and open to the public. For more information call 662-915-1707. Overby Center

7 p.m.
Volleyball: Ole Miss vs. Jacksonville State 
Gillom Sports Center

8 p.m.
The Grove opens to tailgaters. Click here for gameday parking info. and more.


6:30-11 a.m.
Breakfast
Breakfast available in Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom at The Inn at Ole Miss ($11.95 adults, $7.95 ages 6-12, children 5 and under eat free).

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Alumni Association Members Only Area
Alumni Association members are invited to enjoy refreshments, football and fellowship. Free to active members and children of active members high school age and younger; guests $15 per person. Children must be accompanied by an active adult member. Drawings will be held for door prizes; must be present to win. Click here to check your membership status. Triplett Alumni Center, Butler Auditorium

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Student Alumni Council
The Student Alumni Council will be selling T-shirts. Triplett Alumni Center, Front Lawn

Noon – 3 p.m.
Meek School of Journalism and New Media Tailgate
Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the School of Journalism and New Media gather before the game. Farley Hall, Front Lawn

12:30 p.m.
M-Club Room
Open to active M-Club members and guests. Catering by Taylor Grocery, available for $15 per person. Starnes Center, M-Club Room

1 p.m.
Walk of Champions
The Grove

1 p.m.
ROTC Cannon Raffle
Win a chance at firing the cannon before the game! Tickets are $5/ea. and can be purchased two hours prior to kickoff on gameday in front of Triplett Alumni Center. Tickets can also be purchased each Thursday and Friday before a home football game at 101 Barnard Hall. A winner will be chosen to meet by the entrance to the football field under the Jumbotron. The winner will have their photo taken on the field, shown how to fire the cannon and will pull the lanyard when the team comes out. Winners must show proof of raffle and have a gameday ticket to be eligible. Tickets will not carry over to the following game. Winners must not be intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. Ear and eye protection will be provided, and winners must sign a release waiver. Proceeds benefit the Ole Miss Army ROTC Fund for cadet functions and scholarships. For more information email MSG Matt Hayes at cmhayes@olemiss.ed or call 662-915-7015. Triplett Alumni Center, Front Lawn

3 p.m.
Ole Miss Football: Rebels vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Wear Navy. Be Early. Be Loud. Vaught-Hemingway Stadium


6:30-11 a.m.
Breakfast
Breakfast available in Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom at The Inn at Ole Miss ($11.95 adults, $7.95 ages 6-12, children 5 and under eat free).

3 p.m.
United States Navy Band Country Current – Bluegrass
The United States Navy Band Country Current is the Navy’s premiere country-bluegrass ensemble. The band utilizes banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, fiddle, electric bass, upright bass, dobro, pedal steel guitar and drum set. Free and open to the public. Fore more information call 662-915-2787. Gertrude C. Ford Center

5 p.m.
Soccer: Ole Miss vs. Middle Tennessee State
Ole Miss Soccer Stadium


University Museum
Bloomingdale’s Fashion Touchdown
This exciting exhibit features one-of-a-kind football helmets, created by world-famous fashion designers for an auction to benefit the NFL Foundation. The University of Mississippi Museum acquired three helmets, featured in the exhibition with photographs of the remaining 45 helmets. For more information visit museum.olemiss.edu or call 662-915-7073.

A Light Passage by Lee Renninger
A Light Passage features pieces from Botanica — a new body of work by Lee Renninger using elements of the garden to celebrate the wonder and mystery of the floral world. Part of the Oxford Arts Crawl. For more information visit museum.olemiss.edu or call 662-915-7073.

J.D. Williams Library
William Faulkner’s Books: A Bibliographic Exhibit
Library patrons will have the opportunity to learn about William Faulkner’s extensive literary career. The exhibit features 20 cases dedicated to books and artifacts that go along with them. The Department of Archives and Special Collections is open to the public Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information email jwford@olemiss.edu or call 662-915-7408.


Gameday Parking
Plan to arrive earlier on campus this season. New parking regulations will slow gameday traffic, so please plan accordingly. For gameday parking and shuttle information, click here.

Helpful Hints
Ole Miss Athletics wants you to know three helpful hints for gameday. To view the video from Athletics Director Ross Bjork, click here.

Tailgating Tips
Use of the Grove and the Circle are restricted on game days to personal tailgating activities and official University of Mississippi activities. Tents that are not for official university activities and are erected within these spaces must be of a reasonable and appropriate size. Determining whether a tent is of a reasonable or appropriate size is solely at the discretion of the University. In general, tents that are 12 x 20 or smaller (this includes 9 x 9, 10 x 10, and 12 x 12) are reasonable and appropriate. If a tent is determined to be of an unacceptable size or is housing unacceptable activities, the owner or vendor will be asked to immediately reduce the size of the tent or remove it. For more information on tailgating, click here.

Smoke-Free Campus
In August 2012, the University of Mississippi introduced a new policy declaring the Oxford campus smoke free. Smoking is prohibited at all times, and at all locations of the University of Mississippi Oxford campus, including university-owned facilities, properties and grounds. For more information, click here.

Please Recycle
Help keep the Grove clean and green this football season by recycling plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Recycling bins will be located throughout the Grove and inside the stadium. Recycling bags for your tent are available at dispensers located in front of the Union and in the Circle. Remember to recycle plastic and aluminum only – one piece of food costs an entire bag of recyclables. Ole Miss thanks you for your support. For more information, click here.


Ole Miss Gameday Information
Ole Miss Alumni Association
Rebel Network Club Calendar
The Inn at Ole Miss
Ole Miss Sports
The University of Mississippi
Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce
Visit Oxford
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