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OKG Newsletter


Topic: fest

Blues it


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Got the blues? Rentiesville’s Blues Fest has your cure. The annual dusk- ’til-dawn event takes place at DC Minner’s Down Home Blues Club in the tiny town of Rentiesville in McIntosh County. It includes 33 bands, jam sessions and campgrounds to alleviate that hankering. Tickets are $10; $15 at the gate. Call (918)855-0978 or visit dcminnerblues.com.

Friday—Sunday

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Fright it


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If sleep is something you hold dearly, stay as far away from FrightFest as you can. The annual Halloween celebration is back once again with bonechilling fun for all ages.

The spooking runs from 6-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday and noon- 10 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 2 at Frontier City, 11501 N. I-35 Service Rd. Admission is $22.99 plus tax with two nonperishable food items. Call 478-2140 or visit frontiercity.com.

Friday—Sunday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Fall it


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You know what else autumn is the season of? Outdoor food festivals like Fall Fest, which features vendor booths, live music, fun for kids and, yes, food trucks. Festivities run 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday at the OKC Farmers Public Market, 1235 SW Second St. Admission is free. Call 232-6506, or visit okcfarmersmarket.com.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Ape it


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Stop monkeying around. Wait. Actually, start monkeying around with Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest, a new movie featuring the lovable primate suitable for all ages. Showings are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50th St. Zoo admission is $5-$8 and free for children 2 and under. Call 424-3344, or visit okczoo.com

Saturday

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Waste not

Arts Council of Oklahoma City’s Festival of the Arts takes on a major sustainability effort during this year’s event.


News

Ben Felder
The inspiration to offer recycling and composting at the Festival of the Arts came several years ago, when volunteers noticed artists were taking their water bottles back to the hotel for recycling.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Red Earth Festival


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Same fest, new location. The 2014 Red Earth Festival features hundreds of American Indian artists, dancers and performers from around the continent in one of the country’s premiere cultural showcases, with a parade 9 a.m. Friday at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. The festival itself begins at 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday at Remington Park, 1 Remington Place. Admission is $7.50-$10. Visit redearth.org.

Thursday–Saturday

 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

OKC Fest


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We have seen our fair share of festivals here in OKC, but as far as headliner-worthy names go, we haven’t seen anything like OKC Fest. Dierks Bentley? Lady Antebellum? Merle freaking Haggard? Yeah, OKC Fest has them. The music, food and family-friendly fest starts Friday and runs through Saturday near Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Tickets to the main stage events are $35. Call 866-977-6849 or visit okcfest.com.

Friday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Oklahoma stampede: OKC Fest cover story preview

OKC Fest brings some of the most popular acts the world together for a premier music showcase, and we ain’t seen nothin’ like it ’round these parts.


Music

Jennifer Chancellor
It’s happening — and a full year sooner than anticipated.
 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Oklahoma stampede

OKC Fest brings some of the most popular acts in the world together for a premier music showcase, and we ain’t seen nothin’ like it ’round these parts.


Music

Jennifer Chancellor

OKC Fest Festival Stage
5 p.m. Friday and Saturday 
Myriad Botanical Gardens 
301 W. Reno Ave. 
okcfest.com
866-977-6849 
$35-$42

FreeFest
4:30 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday
Myriad Botanical Gardens
301 W. Reno Ave.
okcfest.com 
866-977-6849 
Free

 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Freedom Fest


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As the iconic American film Team America: World Police so adeptly pointed out, freedom isn’t free. But Freedom Fest, the two-day celebration of the good ol’ U.S. of A., is as free as it gets. The event features live music, a children’s parade, fireworks (duh) and more, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday at Yukon City Park, 2200 S. Holly Ave., and Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament Ave., in Yukon. Call 350-8937 or visit cityofyukonok.gov.

Thursday–Friday

 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
 
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