Home-brewed beers? Check. Signature dishes from some of OKC’s best restaurants? Check. Viva la vida and head to Viva Sabor! II, an event celebrating the culinary diversity of Oklahoma. The party is 6-10 p.m. Friday at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $35. Call 616-5031 or visit okchispanicchamber.org.
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah coincide this year, and you know what that means. OK, neither do we. But we do know internationally renowned violinist Yuval Waldman will perform a program of Jewish music in celebration of this uncommon occurrence. Lend him your ears 8 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel Synagogue, 900 NW 47th St. Admission is free but requires a reservation. Call 833-2306.
We don’t know what it is, but professional fighting is just way cooler in a cage. See a variety of mixed martial artists do their thing at Rage in the Cage, a special cage fight event exclusively featuring Oklahomans. Matches begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave. Admission is $25-$50. Visit ticketstorm.com.
There’s something romantic about leisurely bike rides under a moonlit sky, and now you can cruise through downtown on a Full Moon Bicycle Ride. The ride begins 8 p.m. Sunday at the Myriad Botanical Gardens Bandshell, 301 W. Reno Ave. A $5 donation per rider is suggested. Call 445-7080 or visit myriadgardens.org.
It goes without saying that Thunder basketball games are an experience. It was, after all, voted the place to take out-of-towners by your Gazette-reading peers. So go see Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the gang take on the Denver Nuggets 7 p.m. Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit nba.com/thunder.
Don’t be sad — the Great Depression is over (has been for a while now). On Assignment: the Photojournalism of Horace Bristol shines a light on the Oklahoma migrants from the gloomy era, World War II combat and postwar Japan. Bristol’s striking photography will be on display beginning Saturday at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave. in Norman, through March 16. Admission is free. Call 325- 3272 or visit ou.edu/fjjma.