Weekend Events Around Oklahoma


Thursday, August 24th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Here is a roundup of some of the weekend activities throughout the state of Oklahoma for Friday, August 25 through Sunday, August 27.

Friday, August 25 ALTUS -- Great Plains Stampede Coors Chute Out Rodeo continues through Saturday, 8 p.m., Rodeo Arena. Information: 580-482-3311.

ANADARKO -- Summer Art Exhibition of watercolors, acrylics, black and white and color drawings of Riverside Indian School students, through Sept. 30, Southern Plains Indian Museum.

BUFFALO -- Harper County Free Fair, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fairgrounds.

Information: 580-735-2252.

CHANDLER -- Lincoln County Fair continues through Saturday, Lincoln County Agri-Civic Center. Information: 405-258-0560.

CHEROKEE -- Great Salt Plains Stampede through Saturday, performances starting 7:30 p.m., Rodeo Fairgrounds. Information: 580-596-3053.

CHICKASHA -- Grady County Fair continues through Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fairgrounds. Information: 405-224-2216.

DUNCAN -- Katrina Elam in concert, 7 p.m., Simmons Center.

Information: 580-252-2900.

EL RENO -- Canadian County Fair with Canadian Rivers Old Iron Club Tractor and Equipment Show through Sunday, with contests, parade, swap meet and displays; Friday starting noon; Saturday, 9 a.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m., Jenks Simmons Field House. Information: 800-9587.

ELK CITY -- Oklahoma National Junior Heifer Show through Saturday, starting 8 a.m., Civic Center Ag. Building. Information: 580-225-0207.

HARRAH -- Midwest Bluegrass Festival through Saturday; Friday, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday 1 p.m.-11 p.m., Blackjack Hills Heritage Grounds Park, 21700 E. Reno. Information: 405-391-2338.

HINTON -- Hinton District Fair through Saturday, with rides, games, food, talent show, livestock and horse show, exhibits, Hinton Fairgrounds.

LAWTON -- Concert in the Park with Tom Labe, solo piano recital, 9 p.m., 701 N.W. Ferris St. Information: 580-353-1455.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Bricktown German Fest through Sunday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m., midnight; Sunday 10a.m.-7 p.m., corner of Oklahoma and Sheridan. Information: 405-236-4143.

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Madagascar - Island Lost in Time, with living examples of the some of the world's rarest and most peculiar plants and animals on display through Sept. 3, Myriad Botanical Gardens.

Information: 405-297-3995.

SHAWNEE -- Native American Ceramics exhibit featuring prehistoric to contemporary works from the museum's permanent collection through Nov. 19. Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, 1900 W. MacArthur Dr.

Information: 405-878-5300.

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.

TULSA -- Oil Capitol RV. Boat and Super Show through Sunday; Friday, 2 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Expo Square, upper level.

Saturday, August 26 ANADARKO -- Tonkawa Hills Blues Festival, music, folk arts, starts 4 p.m., Indian City USA.

BUFFALO -- Lions Club Junior Rodeo, begins 10 a.m., Harper County Rodeo Arena. Information: 580-735-6177.

DUNCAN -- Show of the Millennium-America Remembered, auction of sculptures by Michael Ricker with proceeds to benefit Chisholm Trail Hospice, 6:30 p.m., Duncan Elks Golf and Country Club.

Information: 580-255-3179.

HEALDTON -- Oil Field Days, parade, 10 a.m.; fiddler's contest, 12:30 p.m., Anthis Park; talent show, 2 p.m., Youndblood Park; entertainment, singing, arts and crafts. Information: 580-229-0900.

JENKS -- Chevy-GMC Truck Show and Birthday Bash of classic trucks from 1947 to 1955, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., downtown. NORMAN -- Cleveland County Horse Show, 9 a.m., Fairgrounds.

Information: 405-366-8095.

WETUMKA -- Sucker Day includes a parade, arts and crafts, entertainment, 8 a.m.-11:59 p.m., downtown. Information: 405-452-3237.

Sunday, August 27 EL RENO -- Canadian Rivers Old Iron Club Tractor and Equipment Show with tractor pull starting 1 p.m., Jenks Simmons Field House.

Information: 800-240-9587.