As the winter chill thaws and Oklahomans get restless for outdoor fun, festivals spring up all across the state, drawing art aficionados, history buffs, food connoisseurs and gearheads.
Ever wondered why Oktoberfest is never in October? Bask in the autumnal glow of Septemberfest, a family-friendly celebration of Oklahoma’s history and culture featuring arts and crafts, Thunder Girls and more. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma Governor’s Mansion and Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. Admission is free. Call 557-0198 or visit okhistory.org.
It was 20 years ago today — well, not today exactly — but it has been 20 years since Classen School of Advanced Studies opened its doors. To celebrate SAS’s 20 years, and all things Classen, the school will host a celebration 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the historic Classen High School building, 1901 N. Ellison Ave. It will include food, music and tours and a celebration in the auditorium. Admission is free. Visit okcps.classenmh.schooldesk.net.