America's birthday highlights Oklahoma weekend
Fri, 02 Jul 2010 17:28:27 GMT —
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Here is a roundup of weekend activities throughout the state of Oklahoma. In case of inclement weather, call ahead:
SHAWNEE - "Objects of Devotion: Spanish Colonial Religious Art 1650-1950" is on exhibit, through June 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, St. Gregory's University, 1900 W. MacArthur. Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, children 6-17, free children under 5. Information: 405-878-5300.
OKLAHOMA CITY - "Another Hot Oklahoma Night," an exhibit featuring the rock 'n roll artists, radio stations, personalities, venues and fans that have called Oklahoma home continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Oklahoma History Center, 2401 N. Laird. Admission to the museum: $7 adults; $5 seniors; $4 children (5 & under free); $18 family; $5 group rate (per person, 10 or more). Information: 405-522-5248.
OKLAHOMA CITY - "Oklahoma: Tierra de Mi Familia," an interactive exhibit using interviews, artifacts, documents, photographs, film and music to explore the impact of Latinos on the state of Oklahoma continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Oklahoma History Center, 2401 N. Laird. Admission to the museum: $7 adults; $5 seniors; $4 children (5 & under free); $18 family; $5 group rate (per person, 10 or more). Information: 405-522-5248.
OKLAHOMA CITY - "Whodunit: The Science of Solving Crimes," a look at the technologies use by forensic scientists and professionals within the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation continues, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52 St. Admission to museum exhibits: $10.95 adults, $8.95 seniors and children (4-12). Information: 405-602-6664.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Rodeo Opry, featuring live music and family entertainment, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2221 Exchange Ave. Ticket and show information: www.rodeoopry.com or 405-297-9773.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Prix de West Art Exhibition, featuring more than 300 Western paintings and sculpture by contemporary Western artists, through Sept. 6, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd St. Information: Leslie Baker, 405-478-2250.
TULSA - "Touchstones of the Diaspora," an exhibition of coins from the collection of Rabbi Leonard Helman, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 E. 71st St. Cost: $3.50-$6.50. Information: www.jewishmuseum.net or 918-492-1818
Friday, July 2
BRAGGS - Fourth of July Blowout, Greenleaf State Park, 3 miles south of Braggs on Oklahoma 10. Information: Steve Evans, 918-487-7125.
BROKEN ARROW - 4th of July Celebration, all day, through Sunday, 81st and Main. Information: www.celebrationdayfireworks.com or 918-688-2290.
CARNEGIE - Kiowa Gourd Clan Celebration, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Carnegie Park. Information: 580-654-2300
HEAVENER - Fireworks Display, Cecil Leachman Rodeo Grounds, U.S. 59. Information: Kelly Woodral, 918-653-4303.
LAWTON - An American Band Music Festival, 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m-10 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Sunday. Elmer Thomas Park. Information: Melissa Mayfield, 580-581-3400.
MANGUM - First Friday Art & Antique Stroll, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Mangum Square. Information: 580-782-2444.
McLOUD - Blackberry Festival, 8 a.m.-12 a.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday, McLoud City Park, 6th and Park Street. Information: Jayne Sconyers, 405-964-6566.
NORMAN - The Randy Rogers Band will perform in concert, 8 p.m., Riverwind Casino, 1544 W. State Highway 9. Tickets: $20-$30. Information: 405-322-6464.
OCTAVIA - Independence Day Trail Ride, J-D Trail Riding & RV Camp, 28494 State Highway 144. Information: Joe Harrington: 580-244-7261.
OKLAHOMA CITY - First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts District, with art openings, wine tastings and live music on Friday and live demonstrations by artists on Saturday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Paseo Arts District, N.W. 28th Street & Walker to N.W. 30th Street & Dewey. Information: 405-525-2688.
OKLAHOMA CITY - 7th annual OKC Summer Classic dog show, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., through Sunday, Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Information: 405-602-8500.
QUAPAW - Quapaw Tribal Powwow, 9 a.m.-midnight, Friday through Sunday, Quapaw Tribal Grounds, 630 Road. Information: Sonny Glass, 918-542-1853 or sglassquapawtga.com.
SALINA - Carnival, all day, through Sunday, downtown. Information: Barbara Hawkins, 918-434-5026.
SHAWNEE - Red White & Blue Celebration, Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, 1700 W. Independence St. Information: Lisa Lasyone, 405-878-1760.
SHAWNEE - Country music star Blake Shelton will perform in concertn, 7 p.m., FireLake Grand Casino, 777 Grand Casino Blvd. Tickets: $34-$69. Information: www.firelakegrand.com or 405-964-7263.
TAHLEQUAH - Summer Performance, featuring outdoor that brings Cherokee history to life from the 1700s and 1800s, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Cherokee Heritage Center, 21192 S. Keeler Dr. Information: Tom Mooney, 918-456-6007.
TALIHINA - Independence Ride, Horse Heaven Ranch, 1 Horse Heaven Lane. Information: Elfie Bowling, 918-567-4200.
TALIHINA - Boom in the Valley Fireworks Spectacular, 5 p.m.-10 p.m., 1 Choctaw Way. Information: Kathy Geiger, 918-567-7000
THACKERVILLE - Country music star Trace Adkins will perform in concert, 9 p.m., Winstar World Casino, Exit 1 Interstate 35. Tickets: $30-$55. Information: 1-800-622-6317.
TISHOMINGO - Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival & Parade, 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Main Street & Pennington Park. Information: Janis Stewart, 580-371-2175.
TULSA - Art of Tailynn Tindall, featuring an evening of art and music, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Gypsy Coffee House & Cyber Cafe, 303 N. Cincinnati Ave. Information: 918-295-2181 or Gypsycoffee.com.
TULSA - Claire Kifer: Under the Influence, featuring the actress-singer, 7:30 p.m., Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. Tickets: $10-$20. Information: www.tulsapac.com or 918-596-7122.
TULSA - Kids Dig Books, featuring stories of adventures, discovery and exploration, noon-1 p.m., Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road. Information: www.gilcrease.org, www.gilcrease.utulsa.edu or 918-596-2700.
Saturday, July 3
ANADARKO - Honor America Day Celebration, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Randlett Park. Information: Carla Hall, 405-247-6651.
BLACKWELL - Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration, 11 a.m., Downtown. Information: Joyce Courtney, 580-363-4195.
CANTON - 4th of July Celebration, Canton Lake, one mile west of Canton on Oklahoma 51, then two miles north of Highway 58A. Information: Mandy Hutchison, 580-886-5086.
CLAREMORE - City of Claremore Fireworks Spectacular, 7 p.m., Claremore Lake Park, E. Blue Starr Dr. Information: www.claremorecity.com or 918-341-2365.
COALGATE - Independence Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Main Street & Community Park. Information: Mary Riley, 580-927-2119.
DISNEY - Grand Lake Fireworks, 9 p.m.-10 p.m., Oklahoma 28. Information: Judy Barger, 918-435-4272.
EDMOND - LibertyFest Parade, 9 a.m., downtown. Information: June Cartwright, 405-340-2527.
EUFAULA - 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, Eufaula Cove. Information: Jimmie Phelan, 918-689-2791.
GRANITE - 4th of July Celebration, City Park. Information: LaQuita Paty, 580-535-2116.
GROVE - Arts, Crafts, Music & Cajun Festival, 9 a..m.-5 p.m., 1800 S. Main. Information: Kathleen Pixley, 918-786-8896.
HENRYETTA - Independence Day Celebration, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Historic Nichols Park. Information: Roy Madden, 918-652-3331.
JAY - Huckleberry Festival, all day, citywide. Information: 918-253-8698
KINGSTON - July 4th Fireworks Celebration, dark, 9:30 p.m., Lake Texoma State Park, 1988 State Park Road, off U.S. 70. Information: 580-564-2566.
MARLOW - Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration, 9:14 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Redbud Park. Information: Debbe Ridley, 580-658-2212.
MOORE - Art in the Park: A Celebration in the Heartland, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday, Buck Thomas Park, 1903 N.E. 12th St. Information: Teresa Smith, 405-793-4332.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Red, White, and Boom! 8:45 p.m., AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S. Mickey Mantle Dr. Information: 405-218-1000.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Stars and Stripes Forever 5K Run/Walk, all day, Stars & Stripes Park, Lake Hefner, From N.W. 63rd & Portland, go about two miles north into the park. Registration: $25 per person. Information: www.signmeup.com/70578 or Jessica Gonzalez, 405-620-0773.
OKMULGEE - Summerfest, 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Okmulgee Municipal Park, between 13th and 20 streets. Information: Nolan Crowley, 918-758-6172 or 918-756-6173.
POTEAU - Celebrate America, 4 p.m.10 p.m., Dewey Ave & Peters St., off U.S. 59. Information: Karen Wages, 918-647-9178
PAWNEE - July 4th Games, 8 a.m., Pawnee County District Courthouse Square. Information: Bill Gosnell, 918-762-2108.
PONCA CITY - Fly-In, featuring airplanes from across the region, breakfast, conversation and "pilot talk," 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Ponca City Airport, 2213 N. Waverly St. Information: Don Nuzum, 580-767-0470.
THACKERVILLE - Rockers Third Eye Blind will perform in concert, 8 p.m., Winstar World Casino, Exit 1 Interstate 35. Tickets: $35-$55. Information: 1-800-622-6317.
TULSA - Signature Symphony at TCC's "Fourth on the Third, 7:30 p.m., TCC Van Trease Performing Arts Center, 10300 E. 81st St. Cost: $6-$12. Information: www.tulsacc.edu or 918-595-7777.
YUKON - Tribute to Veterans, 5:45 p.m.-11 p.m., Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament. Information: Jan Scott, 405-350-8937
Sunday, July 4
ALTUS - 4th of July Celebration, dusk. Information: Holly Urbanski, 580-482-0210
BUFFALO - 4th of July Celebration, 9:30 p.m., Oklahoma Highways 9 & 58. Information: 580-654-2475
CHEROKEE - Family Fourth of July, 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m., City Park & Football Field. Information: Susie Koontz, 580-596-3575.
CHESTER - 4th of July Celebration, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., City Park, off U.S. 60. Information: Phillip Condreay, 580-764-3562.
DRUMRIGHT - '04 July Summer Oil Patch Festival, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sellers Ranch, north of Drumright off of Oklahoma 99. Information: 918-352-2443.
EDMOND - LibertyFest Fireworks, 10 p.m., University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University Dr. Information: www.liberyfest.org or 405-974-2000.
HOMINY - American Independence Day Celebration, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Hominy City Lake. Information: Kay Bogle, 918-885-4939.
HULBERT - 4th of July Celebration, all day, Western Hills Guest Ranch/Sequoyah Resort Park. Information: Crystal Bolles, 918-772-2046
KETCHUM - Duck Creek Fireworks, 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Duck Creek on Grand Lake. Information: Joe Harwood, 918-782-3292.
MIAMI - 4th of July Fireworks Celebration, 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Riverview Park. Information: Cindy Morris, 918-542-4481.
NORMAN - Josh Gracin will perform free outdoor concert, 7:30 p.m., Riverwind Casino, 1544 W. State Highway 9. Information: 405-322-6464.
SEMINOLE - 4th of July Festival, 2 p.m.-dusk, Magnolia Park. Information: Amy Britt, 405-382-3640.
SENTINEL - 4th of July Celebration, 10 a.m.-midnight, Sentinel Park and Main Street. Information: Janet King, 580-393-2171.
STILLWATER - Boomer Blast, dusk, Boomer Lake, Boomer & Lakeview Roads. Information: Sherry Fletcher, 405-372-0025.
THACKERVILLE - Country music artist Stoney LaRue will peform in concert, 8 p.m., Winstar World Casino, Exit 1 Interstate 35. Tickets: $20-$30. Information: 1-800-622-6317.
TULSA - Duo Mark Bruner and Shelby Eicher will perform, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Full Moon Cafe, 1525 E. 15th St. Information: www.eatfullmoon.com or 918-583-6666.
WAYNOKA - 4th of July Jubilee, 10 a.m.-dark, Sante Fe Park. Information: Kasady Bradford, 580-824-4741.
WOODWARD - 4th of July Celebration, Crystal Beach Park, Lakeview Drive. Information: Michelle Hale, 580-256-9990.
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