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Marching 110 alumni during the homecoming parade

Weekender Briefs: Music galore as Jazz alumnis return to OU; Celebrate Homecoming Weekend festivities all weekend

Friday 

The Plains Indian Mound Festival 2017 at 5 p.m. at The Plains Community Park, 65 Connett Road. Organized by The Plains Lions Club, the event is a family-friendly weekend-long event that celebrates the history of the Indian Mounds. Admission is free.

One Sticky Sweet Variety Show at 8 p.m. at Donkey Coffee, 17 W. Washington St. Enjoy a night of laughter and comedy with Blue Pencil. There’ll be magic, murder, mystery and more. Admission is free. 

DJ Barticus Y2K Millennium Dance Party at 9 p.m. at The Union Bar & Grill, 18 W. Union St. DJ Barticus will spin tunes from 1999 to today. Admission is $3 for ages 21 and above and $5 for ages 18-20.

The Spikedrivers at 10 p.m. at Casa Nueva, 6 W. State St. The Spikedrivers will be at Casa, playing its one-of-a-kind blend of swinging, bluesy, upbeat, country-fried rock ‘n’ roll. Admission is $3 for ages 21 and above and $5 for ages 18-20.

Saturday 

Ohio vs Central Michigan at 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium, 200 Richland Ave. The Ohio Bobcats team will face off Central Michigan for the Homecoming game. OU’s Marching 110 will also perform during halftime. Tickets are available to purchase at Ohio Bobcats Athletics website.

The Everly Brothers Experience presented by The Bird Dogs at 7 p.m. at Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville. Experience a genuine and youthful Everly Brothers experience as they bridge the gap between country and rock ‘n’ roll. Tickets range from $17 to $25 and are available to purchase at Eventbrite

Renee Stewart Band & Levi Westfall at 8 p.m. at Donkey Coffee, 17 W. Washington St. Come enjoy a night of Appalachian music filled with stories of loss, love, hope and history with Levi Westfall. The Renee Stewart Band will be the opening act. Admission is free.

Bobcat Alumni Jazz Jam at 10 p.m. at Casa Nueva, 6 W. State St. Join Casa as it invites a big jazz band featuring current ensembles from the School of Music as well as a band comprised of OU alumni. Admission is $3 for ages 21 and above and $5 for ages 18-20. 

The Wild Honeybees at 8 p.m. at The Union Bar & Grill, 18 W/ Union St. The Wild Honeybees will rock out in celebration of Homecoming weekend. Admission is $6 at the door and $3 with an OU student ID. 

Sunday

Visiting Pianist Vadym Kholodenko at 2 p.m. at Glidden Recital Hall, 3 Health Center Drive. The OU School of Music invites all to enjoy a night of music from Ukrainian pianist Vadym Kholodenko. Admission is free.

OcTUBAfest Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Glidden Recital Hall, 3 Health Center Drive. OcTUBAfest will return to feature tuba and euphonium students, as well as special guest Aaron Tindall. Admission is free. 

Sunday Family Art Encounters at 2 p.m. at Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Circle. The Kennedy Museum of Art will host a drop-in program for children and adults to engage in various art and crafts activities. Admission is free.  

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