Central Oklahoma's May-June 2010 Event Calendar Now Available
Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar May 2010
The following is a truncated list of events occurring in central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country:
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Don’t miss Sketch to Screen: The Art of Hollywood Costume Design at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art beginning May 6. This exhibition explores the vital artistic contribution of costume design throughout the history of the American motion picture industry. More than 60 garments, accessories, documents and design sketches from the silent film era to present day will be on display. The exhibit continues through Aug.15. For more information visit www.okcmoa.com.
Media Contact: Leslie Spears, OKCMOA, 405-278-8206
Enjoy a Free Admission Day at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City May 8 in celebration of the museum’s third anniversary. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., enjoy family-friendly activities, discounts in the Museum Store and tours of the high-tech, interactive Gaylord-Pickens Museum. For more information visit www.oklahomaheritage.com.
Media Contact: Erin Page, Oklahoma Heritage Association, 405-523-3208
Check out Chocolate: The Exhibition at the Sam Noble Museum in Norman beginning May 15. Journey through the complete story behind the tasty treat in this special exhibition developed by The Field Museum, Chicago. Explore the plant, the products and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of science, history and popular culture. This project was supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation. The exhibit continues through Sept. 12. For more information visit www.snomnh.ou.edu.
Media Contact: Linda Coldwell, Sam Noble Museum, 405-325-0598
Don’t miss the 20th Annual Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children’s Cowboy Festival at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City May 29-30. Enjoy family entertainment at its finest during Memorial Day weekend. Authentic chuck wagon crews will prepare delicious cowboy favorites for folks to sample, like biscuits and stew, beans and cobblers. Festival hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information visit www.nationalcowobymuseum.org.
Media Contact: Shayla Simpson, National Cowboy Museum, 405-478-2250
See the 2010 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship May 26-30 at the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark in downtown Oklahoma City. The pool-play format will guarantee each team three games. The team with the best record in each division will compete in the championship game May 30. Tickets are on sale now. For more information visit www.okcallsports.org.
Media Contact: Megan McGuire, OKC All Sports Assoc., 405-236-5000
Check out the free Edmond Jazz, Blues and Green Festival at Stephenson Park in Edmond May 29-30. From 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 10 p.m. Sunday, enjoy smooth jazz and rhythmic blues. The festival also includes hot food, cold beverages, going green vendors and arts and crafts vendors. For more information visit www.downtownedmondok.com.
Media Contact: Jason Gilliam, 405-341-3321
Each of these contacts can provide additional information or a spokesperson for interviews. Click here to download a complete listing of events, exhibits and attractions for the next two months.
For more information, visit www.oktourism.com or call 1-800-386-6552.
Public Relations Manager