Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar May-June Now Available - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar May-June Now Available

Posted by Lauren Lorenzen, public relations manager on 04/15/2009


Central Oklahoma's Event Calendar May 2009

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



CENTRAL OKLAHOMA - Join friends or family for Cocktails on the Skyline at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art Thursdays and Fridays from 5 to 10:30 p.m. May 1 through October.  Enjoy drinks from the bar, complimentary chips and salsa and the beautiful ambiance and incomparable view of the Oklahoma City skyline. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and free for members. All ages are welcome, must be 21 years or older to be served alcohol. Galleries close at 9 p.m. For more information visit www.okcmoa.com.

Media Contact: Leslie Spears, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 405-278-3100

Celebrate the Czech heritage at the Prague Kolache Festival May 2 in downtown Prague. During the day enjoy a parade, folk dancing and beautiful Czech costumes, shopping, food booths and a wine pavilion. Participate in the polka street dance at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks at 10 p.m. For more information see www.praguekolachefestival.com.

Media Contact: Sharon Maggard, Prague Chamber of Commerce, 405-567-3796

Witness the cooking of the World's largest fried onion hamburger, weighing over 750 pounds at the 21st Annual Burger Day Festival May 2 in El Reno. Other festivities include rides, games, live entertainment, a classic car and cycle show, a craft show, burger eating contest, "The Bun Run" and more. Call 405-262-8888 or visit www.elrenoburgerday.com for more information.

Media Contact: Gene Stroman, El Reno Convention and Visitors Bureau, 405-262-8687

Enjoy two days of mouth-watering campfire cooked foods, children's educational hands-on activities, Western stage entertainment and stagecoach and pony rides at the Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children's Cowboy Festival May 23 and 24 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Visit www.nationalcowboymuseum.org for more.

Media Contact: Leslie Baker, NCWHM, 405-478-2250 ext. 284

            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/May-June 2009.doc .



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






For Immediate Release: April 15, 2009

Contact: Lauren Lorenzen, Public Relations Manager

Telephone: 405-232-6552

E-mail: [email protected]