September Events in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country
Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar September 2011
is a truncated list of events occurring in Central Oklahoma Frontier Country.
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – For the first time, Choctaw’s Oktoberfest is extended to two weekends – Sept. 2-4 and Sept. 7-10 in Choctaw Creek Park. Old Germany Restaurant, the City of Choctaw and the Choctaw Chamber present 30,000 square-feet of tents and pavilions of family fun with German food, beer, wine and dancing. Admission is $5, children under 12 admitted free. For more info: oldgermany.com.
The 33rd Arts Festival Oklahoma is Sept.3-5 at the OCCC campus in Oklahoma City. The free family-friendly festival features original artwork and handicrafts, live performances, a diverse selection of foods and crafts for kids. For more info: www.occc.edu/afo/
Mustang’s 35th annual Western Days festival is Sept. 9-10. Western Days includes a rodeo, live music and entertainment, carnival, pancake breakfast, western stampede run, car show and more. For more info and full schedule of events: mustangchamber.com.
The Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival, produced by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City is Sept. 9-10 in downtown Oklahoma City. The free festival celebrates the ancient art of storytelling with nationally-acclaimed storytellers, workshops and special performances. For more info: artscouncilokc.com.
Historic Fort Reno in El Reno hosts its annual Tombstone Tales Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Historic re-enactors portray individuals interred at the Fort Reno Post cemetery between 1874 and 1948. Enjoy a chuck wagon dinner followed by guided walks through authentic 19th century encampments. Reservations are required. For more info and tickets: fortreno.org.
Join Thomas the Tank Engine for a Day Out with Thomas Sept. 23-25 and Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Oklahoma Railway Museum in Oklahoma City. Meet Sir Topham Hat, enjoy storytelling, live music, build with Lego Duplo bricks and more. Advance purchase is recommended. For more info and tickets: oklahomarailwaymuseum.org.
For a full calendar of events of September, click here.