Central Oklahoma's Event Calendar January-February Now Available - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Central Oklahoma's Event Calendar January-February Now Available

Posted by Lauren Lorenzen, public relations manager on 12/16/2008

The following is a truncated list of events occurring in Frontier Country:



CENTRAL OKLAHOMA - See the powerful and colorful exhibit, "The Guardian & The Shield" through Jan. 31 at the Red Earth Museum in Oklahoma City. The exhibit features paintings and cultural items from Red Earth's permanent collection, photographs of Oklahoma's 39 tribal flags and fascinating information describing the use and symbolism of the tribal shields and flags.

Media Contact: Eric Oesch, Red Earth  Inc., 405-427-5228


See "Images of the American West" at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman Jan. 24 through March 8.  This exhibition presents artists who sought picturesque landscapes of Western terrain, images of the dress and customs of Native American communities and recounts of cultural conflict in the Western U.S. borderlands around the turn of the 20th Century.

Media Contact: Michael Bendure, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 405-325-3178


Test your sports trivia knowledge against other teams Jan. 30 at the 7th Annual Sports Trivia Bowl at Sooner Legends Inn & Suites in Norman. Registration is at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6:15 p.m. and the games begin at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place.

Media Contact: Jane Anthony, Norman Convention & Visitors Bureau, 405-366-8095


See 10 artists playing back-to-back Jan. 31 from 4 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Red Dirt Music Fest at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie. This all-ages show features artists like No Justice, Johnny Cooper, Granger Smith and more. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate and $75 for V.I.P.

Media Contact: Robert Simpson, Lazy E Arena, 405-282-RIDE

Each of these contacts can provide additional information or a spokesperson for interviews. To download a complete listing of events, exhibits and attractions for the next two months, visit http://oktourism.com/uploads/documents/JanuaryFebruary 2009.doc. For more information, visit www.oktourism.com or call 1-800-FUN-OKLA.






For Immediate Release: Dec. 16, 2008

Contact: Lauren Lorenzen, Public Relations Manager

Telephone: 405-232-6552

E-mail: [email protected]