Frontier Country's August Event Calendar Now Available
Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar August 2010
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
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
OKLAHOMA – The 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 oklahomaheritage.com.
Media Contact: Erin Page, Oklahoma Heritage Association, 405-523-3208
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 oklahomashakespeare.com.
Media Contact: Sue Ellen Reiman, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, 405-235-3700
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 remingtonpark.com for more
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 stockyardscity.org.
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 oktourism.com or call 405-232-6552.
Katie Puckett, Public Relations Manager