Frontier Country's August Event Calendar Now Available - Central Oklahoma Frontier Country

Frontier Country's August Event Calendar Now Available

Posted by Katie Puckett on 07/26/2010

Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar August 2010

The following is a truncated list of events occurring in central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country. To download a complete listing of events, exhibits and attractions for August and September, visit


CENTRAL OKLAHOMAThe Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum debuts The Cowboy Way Aug. 6. The exhibit will be a retrospective of internationally-recognized Western painter and sculptor Harold T. Holden's 40-year career. The exhibit is on display through Nov. 30. The opening reception for The Cowboy Way will be held Aug. 26. For more information visit
Media Contact: Erin Page, Oklahoma Heritage Association, 405-523-3208 

The 21st Oklahoma Indian Nations Pow Wow is Aug. 6-8 in El Reno. See traditional Native American dancers in all their regalia along with crafts, food, Buffalo Run, contests and more entertainment for the whole family. For more information call 405-476-1134.
Media Contact: Gene Stroman, El Reno CVB, 405-262-8687

Experience one of Shakespeare's most thrilling and popular plays as Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park performs Romeo and Juliet. Performances take place at Bicentennial Park in Downtown Oklahoma City at 8 p.m. each Thursday, Friday and Saturday Aug. 12 through Sept. 4. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. For more information visit
Media Contact: Sue Ellen Reiman, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, 405-235-3700

Live Thoroughbred racing season begins Aug. 19 at Remington Park in Oklahoma City’s Adventure District. Live racing takes place Wednesdays (beginning Aug. 25), Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. Thoroughbred racing season continues through Dec. 11. Visit for more information.
Media Contact: Dale Day, Remington Park, 405-425-3215

Stockyards City’s annual Run with the Bulls 5K race is Aug. 28 through Historic Stockyards City in Oklahoma City. Runners will gather at the gates of the Oklahoma National Stockyards and after the race, runners enjoy free hamburgers compliments of Cattlemen's Steakhouse. Registration and check-in begins at 6:30 a.m. and the race starts at 7:30 a.m. For more information visit
Media Contact: Erin Karl, Stockyard’s City, 405-235-7267 

Also, don’t miss these special exhibits ending in August: Sketch to Screen: The Art of Hollywood Costume Design ending Aug. 15 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art; Weapons and Warriors: The Art of Armaments through Aug. 15 at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee; Mother’s Hats: The Doris Elliott Collection and The Film Costumes of Edith Head through Aug. 21 at City Arts Center in Oklahoma City.

Each of these contacts can provide additional information or a spokesperson for interviews. For more information, visit or call 405-232-6552.




Katie Puckett, Public Relations Manager

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