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OKG Newsletter


Topic: things

Gobble it


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Guinness World Record Gobbler Challenge just sounds awesome, doesn’t it? That’s what is taking place at the fourth annual Edmond Turkey Trot — a 5k run and 1-mile “family wobble” — which is teaming up with other cities to break the world record for most combined participants in a multi-venue race. Trotting begins at 8 a.m. Thursday in downtown Edmond. Registration is required. Visit edmondturkeytrot.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Sock it


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You know that crazy pair of socks you only wear around the holiday season? Now you can slip ’em on for a good cause in the Reindeer Run, a 5k or 10k run benefitting NorthCare’s CrisisCare for Kids. The race begins 9 a.m. Saturday in NorthCare’s south parking lot, 4436 NW 50th St. Registration is $25. Call 858-2706 or visit northcare.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Sludge it


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Here in Oklahoma, we know a thing or two about wind, but Windhand is here to teach us how to rock. The female-fronted sludge metal act’s new record, Soma, recently landed on Stereogum’s Best Albums of 2013. You can see them play 6 p.m. Sunday at The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western Ave., along with Power Trip, Iron Reagan and more. Tickets are $10. Call 607-4805 or visit conservatoryokc.com.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Folk it


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Singer-songwriter Dar Williams’ new album is called In the Time of Gods. If it sounds ambitious, that’s because her music definitely is. See who The New Yorker calls “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters” 8 p.m. Thursday at The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley Ave. Tickets are $20-$30. Call 524-0738 or visit bluedoorokc.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Run it


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If you’re one of those who prefers a little scenery with your run, you’re in for a holiday treat. Midwest City Parks and Recreation will host the eighth annual holiday lights spectacular and 5k Nightlight Run, 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, 8700 E. Reno Ave. in Midwest City. Registration is $25- $30. Call 739-1293 or visit midwestcityok.org.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Rap it


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There are rap moguls, and then there’s Jay Z. The rapper, record producer, label owner, sports agent, investor, entrepreneur and all-around baller will perform as part of his Magna Carter World Tour 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $32.50- $125. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Elf it


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Around the holidays, it’s recommended you stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup. At least that’s what everyone’s favorite oversized elf, Buddy, thinks. See Elf on the big screen 7 p.m. Monday at Harkins Theatres, 150 E. Reno Ave. Admission is free, but registration is required. Visit downtownindecember.com.

Monday

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Puck it


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Hockey season is in full swing. In fact, one might say it’s more of a slap shot than a wrist shot (hockey joke), so go see your hometown Oklahoma City Barons as they take on division rivals the Texas Stars 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Tickets are $10-$38. Call 602-8500 or visit okcbarons.com.

Friday–Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Grinch it


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That Mr. Grinch was one mean fellow, trying to ruin Christmas and all. But the Whos down in Whoville — specifically Cindy Lou Who — will have none of it. See Jim Carrey in Dr. Suess’s holiday classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 7 p.m. Monday at Harkins Theatres, 150 E. Reno Ave. Admission is free, but registration is required. Visit downtownindecember.com.

Monday

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Shop it


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We know nobody shops this time of year (yeah, right), but if you’re looking for something different, check out Pambe Ghana, a seasonal market featuring handmade crafts from all across the globe. You can shop from noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday at Pambe Ghana’s Global Market, 6516 N. Olie Ave. Visit pambeghana.org.

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