If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, Green Country has plenty to offer and has a little something for everyone. From hot air balloon races to immersing yourself in Celtic culture and heritage, here's a lineup of what to check out this weekend.
Gatesway Balloon Festival - 21101 E. 101st Street South, Broken Arrow
This family-friendly event is a sight to see, from the early morning hot air balloon competitive flights to the evening spectacle of hot air balloon glow. But, the festival is much more than that. The weekend event also has food, live entertainment, family activities, arts and crafts vendors, Mustang car show, tethered balloon rides, children's bounce houses and even a 5K run Saturday morning. The best part about the event is that admission is free. Parking is $5 and shuttles will also be available. The event kicks off Friday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. and ends Sunday morning. For more information about the balloon festival, visit their website.
Scotfest - River West Festival Park, Tulsa
Where can you find 10 bands, two stages, pipes and drums, Highland athletics and dancing, food from all over the UK and pretty much the largest celebration in Oklahoma of Celtic culture? Scotfest 2017, that's where. The annual event kicks off Friday, Sept. 15 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 17 with several activities and events for the entire family. Tickets prices vary. For more information, visit their website.
Rogers County Fair - 400 Veterans Parkway, Claremore
The Rogers County fair is underway in Claremore this weekend and has carnival rides, food, children's activities, live music and much more. The county fair will have plenty of 4-H events including animal shows and competitions. Admission to the fair is free. For more information and a full schedule of events, visit the fair website.
Coweta Fall Festival - 114 S. Broadway Street, Coweta
Head over to Coweta for this annual event that has something for the entire family. The fall festival lineup of events includes carnival rides, live music, pie auction, car show, talent show, fair food, parade and much more. The fall festival kicked off Sept. 14 and runs through Saturday, Sept. 16. Admission to the festival is free. For more information, visit the Coweta Fall Festival website.
Guthrie Green Free Concerts - 111 E. Brady St., Tulsa
Guthrie Green is the place to be this weekend if you're looking for somewhere to kick back in a lawn chair or on a blanket while listening to some good music. The first concert of the weekend kicks off Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the Green with music from Electric Citizen, Glitter Wizard and much more. Friday's bands will play until 11 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 17, the 'Tulsa Roots Rocks The Green' concert series features Pokey LaFarge, Leyla McCalla and Blue Raven Singers/Riverfield Rocks. The event begins at 2:30 p.m. and will conclude at 6:30 p.m. All events are free. Kids activities are also scheduled at the Green on Sunday at 2:30. Check out Guthrie Green's website for a full list of events.
Admiral Twin Drive-In - 7355 E. Easton St., Tulsa
If you're looking to check out a movie this weekend but don't want to sit in a stuffy movie theater, or have little ones you'd like to let roam about nearby as you enjoy a movie in the open air, check out Admiral Twin Drive-In this weekend. Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 17, Admiral Twin is featuring 'It' and 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' on the east side and 'Leap!' and 'Despicable Me 3' on the west side. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-11. For movie times, visit their website.
Tulsa Drillers vs. Midland - ONEOK Field, Tulsa
If you haven't made it to a Drillers game so far this season, here's your chance. Check out Tulsa's own Drillers baseball team as it prepares to wrap up the 2017 season this weekend. The Drillers have a three-game series against Midland that starts at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15. They'll also play Saturday at 7:05 and Sunday at 6:05. Tickets are available online on the Drillers website.