Central Oklahoma's September 2010 Event Calendar Now Available
Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar September 2010
The following is a truncated list of events
occurring in central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country.
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Sept.
4-6 marks the 32nd annual Arts
Festival Oklahoma at Oklahoma City Community College where festival-goers
may view and purchase original artwork and handicrafts, listen to live
performances and sample a diverse selection of food. Arts Festival Oklahoma is
produced and hosted by Oklahoma City Community College. For more information:
Media Contact: Kim Holding, OCCC, 405-682-1611 ext 7257
20th annual Oktoberfest
Sept. 8-11 is a celebration of German tradition complete with traditional folk
dancing, singing, authentic costumes and a variety of beers and German food
prepared by Old Germany Restaurant. The family-friendly festival at Choctaw
Creek Park features a variety of entertainment for those of all ages. For more
Media Contact: Tracy Mosley, Choctaw Chamber, 405-390-3303
34th annual Western Days
Festival is Sept. 10-11 at the intersection of Mustang Road and State Highway
152. The festival includes a chili cook-off, carnival, rodeo, car show, music
and entertainment, parade, food and more free fun for the whole family. For
more information: mustangchamber.com.
Media contact: Becky Julian, Mustang Chamber, 405-376-2758
re-enactors portray individuals interred at the Fort Reno Post Cemetery in El
Reno between 1874 and 1948 during Historic Fort Reno’s Tombstone Tales Sept. 18. Performances are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
with a chuck wagon lunch at noon. For more information: 405-262-3987,
Media Contact: Bob Warren, 405-826-6426
The Oklahoma Railway Museum in Oklahoma City
features a Day Out With Thomas Sept.
24-26 and Oct. 1-3. The event includes
a 25 minute
ride with Thomas the Tank Engine where children can also meet Sir Topham Hat,
enjoy story-telling, live music and more. Tickets for ages two and up are $16 online and $18 at the door. For more
Media Contact: Drake Rice, ORM, 405-424-8222
Also, don’t miss these special exhibits ending in September: Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition through Sept. 6 at the National Cowboy Museum in Oklahoma City; Chocolate: The Exhibition ending Sept. 12 at the Sam Noble Museum in Norman; Wanderlust: Travel and American Photography through Sept. 12 at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman.
Each of these contacts can provide additional information or a spokesperson for interviews. For more information, visit oktourism.com or call 405-232-6552.
To download a complete listing of events, exhibits and attractions for September and October, visit http://www.oktourism.com/uploads/documents/SeptemberOctober2010.doc
Katie Puckett, Public Relations Manager
405-232-6552, [email protected]