Central Oklahoma's Event Calendar July-August Now Available - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Central Oklahoma's Event Calendar July-August Now Available

Posted by Lauren Lorenzen, public relations manager on 06/16/2009

Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar July 2009

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



CENTRAL OKLAHOMA –  Experience the 12th Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival July 8-12 in Okemah. Listen to remarkable music, poetry readings and panel discussions while celebrating legendary Oklahoman Woody Guthrie. Also, don’t miss out on the songwriting workshops and all of the children’s activities. For a full list of performances and events visit www.woodyguthrie.com.  

Media Contact: Karen M. Zundel, Media Chair, [email protected]

See the richest youth rodeo in the world, the International Finals Youth Rodeo, July 13-18 at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee. Continuous action comes from three arenas running simultaneously with more than 1,000 contestants from the United States, Canada and Australia. Enjoy the sights from the mist-cooled grandstands or shop the trade show for tack and saddles, jewelry and home décor. For more information visit www.shawneeexpo.org. 

Media Contact: Gordona Rowell, Shawnee CVB, 405-275-9780

For more rodeo action be sure to check out PBR Bullnanza July 24-25 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie. Presented by the Oklahoma Ford Dealers, watch the top 45 bull riders compete at the “Original PBR Event.” For more information call 800-595-RIDE or visit www.lazye.com.

Media Contact: Robert Simpson, Lazy E Arena, 800-595-RIDE 

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in Norman presents “Dinos and Desserts” July 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. Adults 21 and over can enjoy a night at the museum grown-up style. Enjoy beverages and desserts while you explore the magnificent galleries. Tickets are $13 per person in advance or $15 at the door. For more information visit www.snomnh.ou.edu.

Media Contact: Linda Coldwell, SNOMNH, 405-325-0598

            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://www.oktourism.com/uploads/documents/JulyAugust2009.doc.


For more information, visit www.oktourism.com or call 1-800-FUN-OKLA.





For Immediate Release: June 16, 2009   

Contact: Lauren Lorenzen, Public Relations Manager

Telephone: 405-232-6552

E-mail: [email protected]