A Labor Day tradition returns with Arts Festival Oklahoma at Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 S. May Ave., from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. In addition to browsing top-quality arts and crafts, visitors can enjoy food and live music. Admission is free, but parking is $5. Call 682-7576 or visit occc.edu/afo.
Why the long face? Smile Empty Soul will help you turn that frown upside down ... and rock it off your pretty little face. The hard-rock act plays Wednesday at The Chameleon Room, 3034 N. Portland Ave., in support of their new album, Chemicals. Tickets are $10-$13. Visit ticketstorm.com.
Liven up that blank T-shirt at the University of Oklahoma Print Club’s fifth annual Tee Party. The come-and-go event starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the OU School of Art & Art History inside the Fred Jones Art Center, 520 Parrington Oval, Norman. There will be free printmaking demonstrations, so bring your own tee, pillowcase, apron or whatever blank canvases you have laying around. Admission is free. Call 325-2691 or visit art.ou.edu.
We Oklahomans are fighters, but WBU World Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi really is a fighter, and a great one at that. Catch the OKC native defend his title against Hungarian Gyula Vajda at Concho’s Lucky Star Casino, 7777 U.S. 81, at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25-$150. Visit catboxentertainment.com.
If you’ve ever dreamt about turning a movie theater into a comedy club, that dream is about to become reality. Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla — a comedy special featuring the tenured entertainer — will air at 8 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Norman’s Regal Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive. Visit fathomevents.com.
Hey, how’s your health? Find out at the seventh annual Strong & Healthy Oklahoma Health Fair, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope United Methodist Church, 11600 N. Council. Attendees can receive free screenings from physicians for glaucoma, visual acuity, cholesterol, high blood pressure, basic lung functioning and bone density. Kids can get free immunizations, too! No reservations required. Call 722-5281.
Tomorrow’s Picasso might be today’s Firehouse Art Center summer program student. From paintings and drawings to collages and sculptures, the works of the 5-to-13-year-old program grads currently can be seen Mondays through Saturdays at the venue, 444 S. Flood in Norman, through Aug. 31. Admission is free. Call 329-4523 or visit normanfirehouse.com.