March Events in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country
is a truncated list of events occurring in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country.
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
E Arena in Guthrie presents the Timed Event Championship of the World March
4-6. The Timed Event Championship is a
true test of skill, versatility and endurance. The 2011 event will represent 39
World Champion titles with competitions in heading, calf roping, heeling, steer
wrestling and steer roping. For more information or tickets: lazye.com.
Media contact: Robert Simpson, Lazy E Arena, 800-585-RIDE
The Oklahoma City Zoo opens
the new Elephant Habitat March 11. Spanning
9.5 acres, the $13 million dollar habitat includes state-of-the-art creature
features and will be home to Asian elephants, Asha and Chandra and their
more information: okczoo.com.
Media contact: Candice Rennels, OKC Zoo, 405-425-0298
Oklahoma River Cruises will have
a St. Patrick’s Day Cruise on the
Oklahoma River March 17. The sunset cruise begins at 5:30 p.m. and will depart from
and return to the Regatta Park Landing. Enjoy 90 minutes of cruising along
with themed music, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Cost is $35 per person and reservations are
required. For more information: okrivercruises.com.
Media contact: Michael Scroggins, Metro Transit, 405-297-2107
Take a tour by lantern light
at the Ghosts of Fort Reno Tour
March 19 and hear the stories of restless spirits of the old post, along with
some of the unsolved mysteries and murders that occurred at Historic Fort Reno,
4 miles west of El Reno. Ghosts of Fort Reno tours are conducted the third
Saturday of each month from March to November. For more information: fortreno.org.
Media contact: Jimmy Johnston, Historic Fort Reno, 405-262-3987
The 12th Annual Taste of Yukon is March 24 at the Robertson
Activity Center in Yukon and will feature a “taste” of 20 area restaurants.
From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. enjoy favorites like the Friends of the Park Chocolate
Corner and Yukon Mobile Meals Strawberry Crepes. Tickets are $8 in advance or
$10 at the door. Children 10 and under are $5. For more information: cityofyukonok.gov.
Media contact: Jan Scott, City of Yukon, 405-350-8937
Each of these media contacts
can provide additional information or a spokesperson for interviews. For more information on these events
or Central Oklahoma Frontier Country, visit oktourism.com or call 405-232-6552.