Spring is officially on its way. At the OKC Home & Outdoor Living Show, get inspiration, tips and tricks from some of the nation’s experts on everything from DIY landscaping to building an outdoor kitchen. The show begins at noon on Friday at Oklahoma State Fair Park, 333 Gordon Cooper Blvd., in the Cox Pavilion and Centennial Building. Tickets are $7-$9 for adults and free for children under 12. Call (800)395-1350 or visit homeshowokc.com.
Doug Berky uses the power of his vast imagination to weave together tales that draw from stories as old as storytelling itself. His elaborate, larger-thanlife masks and puppets bring the stories to life in an imaginative, colorful performance for all ages. Catch this captivating, multidimensional experience at various Metropolitan Library System locations Wednesday through Friday. Call 606-3833 or visit metrolibrary.org.
Local architecture firm Verbode is teaming with Istvan Gallery for an open house. The free event will feature a new art installation by Kristen Vails. Vails is renowned for her acrylic paintings of horses, which will be on display 6-9 p.m. Thursday at TAP Architecture, 415 N. Broadway Ave., and will coincide with the monthly Automobile Alley Shop Hop. Call 850-0362 or visit istvangallery.com.
For an evening of enchantment, check out Oklahoma City Ballet’s annual fundraiser, Once Upon a Time. Guests will be welcomed into the land of a fairy tale and whisked away to an enchanted forest for dinner starting at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, 7000 NW Grand Blvd. Tickets are $250. Call 848- 8637 or visit okcballet.com.
Let your hair down and laissez bon temps rouler while you see the sights of Premiere on Film Row, which include games, live entertainment and a film. Taste of Soul Chicken and Waffles, Kaiteki Ramen and Crepe Brewers and other food trucks will also make an appearance. Show your love for the locals and rejoice in the fact that it’s not a gazillion degrees 6-9 p.m. Friday on Film Row in downtown OKC. Call 232- 6060.
The Oklahoma History Center camp has a variety of hands-on activities each day, including scavenger hunts and crafts to help campers understand day-to-day life on the plains. This week’s culminate with Saturday’s Fourth Annual Cowboy (and Cowgirl) Roundup 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive. Call 522-3602 or visit okhistory.org.