Central Oklahoma's September 2010 Event Calendar Now Available - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Central Oklahoma's September 2010 Event Calendar Now Available

Posted by Katie Puckett, Public Relations Manager on 08/20/2010

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: occc.edu/afo.
Media Contact: Kim Holding, OCCC, 405-682-1611 ext 7257

Choctaw’s 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 information: choctawfestival.org/oktoberfest.
Media Contact: Tracy Mosley, Choctaw Chamber, 405-390-3303

Mustang’s 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

Historic 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, elrenotourism.com.
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 information: oklahomarailwaymuseum.org
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.


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To download a complete listing of events, exhibits and attractions for September and October, visit http://www.oktourism.com/uploads/documents/SeptemberOctober2010.doc

 

Contact:
Katie Puckett, Public Relations Manager
405-232-6552, [email protected]