Central Oklahoma's June-July Calendar Now Available
Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar June 2008
The following is a truncated list of events occurring in Frontier Country:
(CENTRAL OKLAHOMA) – Enjoy all things Western at the annual Chisholm Trail Roundup in Yukon. Held June 6 to 8 at the Kirkpatrick Family Farm, there’ll be pony rides, staged gunfights, a demonstration from the Express Clydesdale Hitch Team, cowboy church services and other live entertainment, including a June 6 concert with country singer Sammy Kershaw.
Media Contact: Jan Scott, Yukon City Parks and Recreation, 405-350-8937
Nearly 2,000 American Indian artists and dancers are gathering to celebrate their native heritage during the 22nd Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival June 6 to 8 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. With juried art shows, dance competitions, a grand parade and more, this festival is one of the most respected visual and performing arts events of its types.
Media Contact: Eric Oesch, Red Earth, 405-427-5228
The City of Chandler pays tribute to one of its largest employers with a free and unlimited ice cream cones at the Chandler Ice Cream Festival noon to 5 p.m. June 7 at Tilghman Park. There’ll be several flavors to choose from, other local food vendors and free children’s rides and live entertainment from the John Arnold Band and Jimmy Henley and A Touch of Grass.
Media Contact: Jan Neufeld, City of Chandler, 405-258-0673
A prestigious baseball series returns to Norman June 16 to 21 at several area baseball fields and stadiums. The 32nd Annual Sunbelt Baseball Classic includes the best teams from Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, Maryland, Ohio, Georgia, Arizona and new this year Canada.
Media Contact: Jana Ivy, Norman Convention and Visitors Bureau, 405-366-8095
The Romans are coming. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is the final of three North American venues to show the Roman Art Collection from the Louvre from June 16 through Oct. 12 see sculpture, portrait busts and other Roman works made between the first century B.C. and the early fourth century A.D.
Media Contact: Leslie Spears, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 405-278-8206
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, please visit http://www.seeoklahomafirst.com/June_July2008.doc
For more information visit www.oktourism.com or call 1(800) FUN-OKLA
Contact: Emily Reagan, Public Relations Director
E-mail: [email protected]tourism.com