April 2012 Events in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country
Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar April
is a truncated list of events occurring in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country. To see a complete listing of events, exhibits and attractions for April and May, go here.
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Seminole's annual Made In Oklahoma Festival is April 7. Enjoy a day of more than 100 vendors with food, live music, quilt show, poker run, inflatables and more on Seminole’s Main Street. For more information: 405-382-3640.
Celebrate the famous Land Run of 1889 April 17-21 during Guthrie’s annual 89er Celebration. Activities include a chuck wagon feed, rodeo, 1889 Baseball game, parade and carnival with rides and attractions. For more information: 405-282-2589, guthrieok.com.
Enjoy an Arts Trek April 21 at St. Gregory’s University and the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free family-friendly arts adventure features an arts festival and an interactive performance walk. Browse artists’ booths along with hands-on activities for children. Food vendors are also on site. For more information: 405-878-5300, mgmoa.org.
Festival of the Arts April 24-29 is an annual community celebration of the visual arts, performing arts and culinary arts. The free festival takes place in Downtown Oklahoma City at the Festival Plaza, Stage Center and the Myriad Botanical Gardens with 144 chosen artists that are some of the nation’s finest. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information: artcouncilokc.com.
The fifth annual Norman Music Festival is free and open to the public April 26-28. For three days, listen to more than 100 bands on 12 stages in downtown Norman. There is a sound for every ear, from euphoric indie pop to classic folk rock. For more information: 405-366-8095, visitnorman.com.
In Stillwater, Levelland Productions and the Tumbleweed Amphitheater host the 21st Annual Calf Fry Festival, April 26-28. Calf Fry is three days of live entertainment from the nation’s top country and red dirt music artists including Eli Young Band, Randy Rogers Band. Saturday’s grand finale features MCA Nashville recording artist Gary Allan, Wade Bowen and many more. For more information: 405-743-3697, visitstillwater.org.
See historic re-enactors portray individuals interred at the Fort Reno Post cemetery between 1874 and 1948 at Historic Fort Reno’s annual Tombstone Tales April 28. A chuck wagon dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., follow by guided walks through authentic 19th century encampments at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. For more information: 405-262-3987, fortreno.org.
For more information on Central Oklahoma Frontier Country or to request literature, get coupons and see a full calendar of events, visit oktourism.com or call 405-232-6552.
Media: To get in touch with a spokesperson for interviews for these events call 405-232-6552.