Here is a roundup of some of the weekend activities throughout the state of Oklahoma for Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11.
Friday, June 9
BARTLESVILLE -- OK Mozart Festival through June 17. Guest artists
performing this year include Itzhak Perlman, Misha Dichter,
Anne-Marie McDermott, The Canadian Brass, Beverly Sills, Paul
Neubauer, Martin Bookspan and Martin Goldsmith. New this year is
the world-premiere of a musical comedy. "Ochelata's Wedding" was
written by Joe Sears and Jaston Williams, Broadway writers and
actors best known for their comedy trilogy about the fictional
Tuna, Texas. Concerts at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 8 p.m., Community Center.
BROKEN BOW -- Kiamichi Owa-Chito Art Show through June 18, 8
a.m.-8 p.m., Beavers Bend Resort. Information: 580-286-3305.
CHANDLER -- 20th Century Contest and Exhibit through Oct. 1 of
artifacts placed in categories ranging from important, humorous,
useful, beautiful and ugly to obsolete or just plain interesting;
Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Museum of Pioneer History, 717
Manvel. Information: 405-258-2425.
CHECOTAH -- Roundup Club Rodeo through Saturday, 8 p.m., 2 miles
east of city on Highway 266.
CLAREMORE -- Will Rogers Stampede Rodeo through Saturday, 7:30
p.m., Roundup Club Arena. Information: 918-342-4454
FORT GIBSON -- Fort Gibson Car Show, cruise night Friday, 6 p.m.,
car show Saturday, 8 a.m.- 3p.m., downtown.
GROVE -- Daylily Festival through July 6, Lendonwood Garden, 1310
W. 13th. Information: 918-786-2938.
GROVE -- Grand Lake National Fiddle Fest through Sunday, Grove
MADILL -- National Sand Bass Festival through Saturday, arts and
crafts, antique car show, entertainment, 10 a.m.-midnight,
MIAMI -- Chautauqua, living history and drama of historical
characters from the turn-of-the-century through Tuesday,
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College. Information: 918-542-3361.
NORMAN -- Birdhouse Competition and Exhibit through July 2,
Firehouse Art Center, 444 S. Flood.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival
through Sunday, featuring a juried art show, dance competition,
parade, storytelling, children's activities, music and authentic
food; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.,
Myriad Convention Center. Information: 405-427-5228.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Bricktown Blues and BBQ Festival through
Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight, Bricktown. Information 405-236-4143.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oriental Brushworks, watercolor pieces painted
on natural fibers, rice paper and silk are a part of this ancient
Chinese art form on display through June 18, Kirkpatrick Galleries
at Omniplex, 2100 N.E. 52nd St. Information: 405-602-6664.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Search for Life in the Universe examines the
history of and hopes for contact with intelligent life among the
stars through July 30, Kirkpatrick Planetarium. Information:
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Remember the Children: Daniel's Story exhibit
through Aug. 27, Omniplex. Information: 405-602-6664.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Multiple garden exhibits featuring various types
of salvia, white flowers, plants that attract hummingbirds and
gardening for butterflies through Sept. 15, Kirkpatrick Gardens and
Greenhouse, Omniplex. Information 405-602-6664.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Exhibition of "Tutankhamun: 'Wonderful Things'
from the Pharaoh's Tomb" on display through Sept. 15, Omniplex.
PONCA CITY -- Kaw Fest through Sunday, includes jet ski races,
dance on the beach, sand soccer, and beach volleyball, Friday, 7
p.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.,
Kaw Lake (Sandy Beach). Information: 888-291-4995 ext. 2920.
SULPHUR -- Sulphur Days Spring Water Festival through Saturday,
arts and crafts, stage entertainment, carnival and games; Friday 6
p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.- 10 p.m., Eastside Downtown Historic
District. Information: 580-622-2824.
TULSA -- Brews & Blues 2000, micro brew sampling and blues
concert through Saturday, 6 p.m.-midnight, Brady Arts District.
TULSA -- Chautauqua through Sunday, living history
characterizations of Owen Wister, Angie DeBo, President Theodore
Roosevelt, Will Rogers and Charles Goodnight, OSU-Tulsa.
TULSA -- Land of the Winged Horsemen: Art in Poland, 1572-1764 on
display through June 18 at the Philbrook Museum of Art.
TAHLEQUAH -- Arts Tahlequah Juried Exhibit 2000, featuring work
of Green Country visual artists through June 17, Jay Hannah Gallery
of the Arts Council of Tahlequah.
TALIHINA -- Kiamichi Valley Frontier Days Rodeo through Saturday,
including a dance each night after the rodeo, Roundup Club Arena.
Saturday, June 10
BOCKHITO -- Homecoming, parade at 10 a.m., craft and food booths,
children games and dance from dusk until midnight, downtown.
BRAGGS -- Action Dogs - Search Team Demonstration, 5:50 p.m.,
Greenleaf State Park. Information: 918-487-7125.
CHANDLER -- Ice Cream Festival with a parade, arts and crafts,
entertainment and ice cream feed, 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Information:
CHECOTAH -- Old Settler's Day and Parade, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.,
downtown. Information: 918-473-2070.
ELK CITY -- Beds and Blossoms Garden Tour, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
FORT TOWSON -- Homecoming celebration for the town of Fort
Towson, lunch, noon; Pony Express Race, 1:30 p.m., Fort Towson
KINGFISHER -- Bean Pot basket weaving workshop by Edana Caldwell,
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Chisholm Trail Museum. Information: 405-375-5176.
PRYOR -- FunFest, children's games, arts and crafts, classic car
show and entertainment; Saturday, 11 a.m- 11 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-
4p.m., Whitaker Park. Information: 918-825-0157.
SHAWNEE -- Cricket Hill Farm Dressage through Sunday, horse show
competition featuring costumed riders; Saturday, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.,
Sunday, 7 a.m.- 4 p.m., Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center,
Highway 177 and Independence.
Sunday, June 11
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Last day of Red Earth Native American Cultural
Festival featuring a juried art show, dance competition, parade,
storytelling, children's activities, music and authentic food,
Sunday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Myriad Convention Center. Information:
PONCA CITY -- Kaw Fest jet ski races, Sunday, 7 a.m.- 4 p.m., Kaw
Lake (Sandy Beach). Information: 888-291-4995 ext. 2920.