Weekend events around Oklahoma


Thursday, September 7th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Here is a roundup of some of the weekend activities throughout the state of Oklahoma for the weekend of Friday, Sept. 8 through
Sunday, Sept. 10.


Friday, Sept. 8

ALTUS -- Jackson County Fair through Saturday, Expo Center. Information: 580-482-0210.

ANADARKO -- Caddo County Free Fair and horse show, fairgrounds. Information: 405-247-6651.

CHOCTAW -- Old Germany Restaurant OktoberFest through Saturday with music, polka dancing and German food; Friday, 4 p.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Old Germany Restaurant, 15920 S.E. 29th St. Information: 405-390-8647.

CLAREMORE -- Bluegrass and Chili Festival through Saturday, starts 11 a.m., Expo Center. Information: 918-342-5357.

CLARITA -- Mountain Boomer Rock Ranch Gem, Jewelry, Mineral and Fossil Extravaganza includes displays, field trips, demonstrations and a special rock pile of rocks and fossils for kids to dig through, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Highway 31 and Highway 48. Information: 580-428-3116.

COALGATE -- Coal County Fair through Saturday. Information: 580-927-2262.

COWETA -- Fall Festival through Saturday includes fair, arts and crafts and carnival; Friday, 5 p.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, noon-midnight, Wagoner County Fairgrounds. Information: 918-486-2513.

DURANT -- Bryan County Free Fair through Saturday, fairgrounds. Information: 580-924-5312.

ENID -- Garfield County Fair through Saturday, fairgrounds. Information: 580-237-0238.

IDABEL -- McCurtain County Free Fair through Saturday, fairgrounds. Information: 580-286-7428.

KINGFISHER -- Kingfisher County Fair through Saturday, fairgrounds. Information: 405-375-3822.

MANGUM -- Greer County Free Fair through Saturday, fairgrounds. Information: 580-782-5502.

MUSKOGEE -- Bedouin Shrine Circus through Sunday; Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2
p.m. and 6 p.m.

MUSTANG -- IPRA Rodeo through Saturday with Western Days all day Saturday, Highway 152 and Mustang Road. Information: 405-376-2758.

NORMAN -- Cleveland County Free Fair through Saturday, Fairgrounds. Information: 405-360-4721.

NOWATA -- Nowata County Free Fair through Saturday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Fair Building. Information: 918-273-3345.

OKMULGEE -- Okmulgee County Free Fair through Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., fairgrounds. Information: 800-355-5552.

PONCA CITY -- Country Harvest Antique and Craft Show through Saturday; Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Hutchins Memorial Building. Information: 580-765-3746.

POTEAU -- LeFlore County Fair through Saturday, fairgrounds. Information: 918-647-4404.

PRYOR -- Mayes County Fair through Saturday, fairgrounds. Information: 918-825-3241.

PURCELL -- McClain County Fair through Saturday, Expo Center. Information: 405-527-0855.

SHAWNEE -- Pottawatomie County Free Fair and Antique Tractor and Engine Show through Saturday, parade 6 p.m. both Friday and
Saturday; 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Expo Center. Information: 405-386-2862.

SULPHUR -- Murray County Fair through Saturday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.,
fairgrounds. Information: 580-622-3016.

TULSA -- Exhibit of "The Triumph of French Paintings: Masterpieces from Baltimore" tour of 58 French paintings from artists including Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Matisse through Nov. 26, Philbrook Museum of Art. Information: 918-748-5320.

WILBURTON -- Latimer County Free Fair; Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Goddard Building, Eastern Oklahoma State
College campus. Information: 918-465-3349.

Saturday, Sept. 9

CHECOTAH -- Okrafest with arts and crafts, okra fare, okra games, entertainment and children's activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown.
Information: 918-473-4178.

CHEYENNE -- Pioneer Days with living history displays, quilt show, antique cars, arts and crafts, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., City Park.
Information: 580-497-2106.

CLARITA -- Amish Auction and Craft Antique Sale with handmade quilts, wooden furniture, buggies, farm equipment and household
items and food, 8:30 a.m., off Highway 48 south of Highway 3. Information: 580-927-2119.

CROMWELL -- Bill Tilghman Day Celebration, parade at 11 a.m., arts and crafts, quilt show, various contests, 8 a.m.-midnight. Information: 405-944-5317.

FORT COBB -- Fort Cobb State Park Jet Boat Races through Sunday; Saturday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon. Eagle Nest Cove Area 5. Information: 405-643-2259.

GUTHRIE -- Adult Soapbox Race, registration starts 8 a.m. racing at 10 a.m., downtown, Oklahoma Avenue. Information: 405-282-6171.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Septemberfest featuring educational exhibits and activities for children, 10 a.m.-5p.m., Governor's Mansion, N.E. 23rd and Lincoln Blvd. Information: 405-523-4209.

VINITA -- World's Largest Calf Fry Festival, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Craig County Fairgrounds. Information: 918-256-7133.

WEATHERFORD -- Southwest Festival of the Arts, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Means and Clark Parks. Information: 800-725-7744.


Sunday, Sept. 10

BARTLESVILLE -- Symphony Sundae, an afternoon of music by the Bartlesville Symphony, 3 p.m., 300 S. Adams Blvd. Information: 918-337-2787.