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

Central Oklahoma's Event Calendar June-July Now Available

Posted by Lauren Lorenzen, public relations manager on 05/21/2009


Central Oklahoma's Event Calendar June 2009

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


CENTRAL OKLAHOMA - See more than 1,200 American Indian artists and dancers from throughout North America celebrating the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world at the Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival June 5-7 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Sample the work of some of the nation's most celebrated artists, with the opportunity to purchase contemporary and traditional examples of beadwork, basketry, jewelry, pottery, paintings and more during the juried art show and market. For more information visit www.redearth.org.

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

Enjoy one of the delectable treats of summer at the Chandler Ice Cream Festival June 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Tilghman Park in Chandler. Sample free ice cream from Hiland Dairy or enter the homemade ice cream contest to compete for prize money. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a whole day of free activities from magic shows to live music and amusement rides. For more information visit www.chandlerok.com.

Media Contact: Linda Stidham, Chandler Chamber of Commerce, 405-258-0673

See "As You Like It," the first production of the 25th anniversary summer season of Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, June 18-July 11. Performances are at the Myriad Gardens Water Stage in downtown Oklahoma City on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. Visit www.oklahomashakespeare.com for more information.

Media Contact: Sue Ellen Reiman, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, 405-235-3700

Beat the heat with cool jazz and dance the night away at Norman's Jazz in June festival June 25-27 at Brookhaven Village and Andrews Park. For more information or a full list and schedule of performers, visit www.jazzinjune.org or call 405-325-3388.

Media Contact: Norman H. Hammon, Jazz in June, 405-329-8111

            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/June-July 2009.doc


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




For Immediate Release: May 21, 2009

Contact: Lauren Lorenzen, Public Relations Manager

Telephone: 405-232-6552

E-mail: [email protected]