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B-52s Rock, Route 66 Art on Display this Weekend (Nov 12, 2010)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Here is a roundup of weekend activities throughout the state of Oklahoma. In case of inclement weather, call ahead:

Friday, Nov. 12

ARCADIA — Art On and Off the Mother Road: an Open Studio Gallery Tour, 1 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, Route 66. Information: Judy Loper, 405-258-2344 or 405-240-6183.

ARDMORE — Fall Festival Arts & Craft Show, 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday, Ardmore Convention Center, 2401 N. Rockford Road. Information: Reita Morgan, 580-226-4843 or 580-504-1917.

ARDMORE — Carter County Arts & Crafts Festival & Food Fair, 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Hardy Murphy Coliseum, 600 S. Lake Murray Dr. Information: Jean Page, 580-220-9202.

BRAGGS — Star Party, enjoy the wonders of the nighttime sky through a large telescope, at dark Friday and Saturday, Greenleaf State Park, Oklahoma 10. Information: Steve Evans, 918-487-7125.

BROKEN BOW — Beavers Bend Folk Festival & Craft Show, 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. Sunday, Beavers Bend State Park, U.S. 259. Information: 580-494-6497.

CHICKASHA — The Maize, featuring more than 30 acres of cornfield mazes, 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, through Nov. 14, Reding Farms, 614 Reding Road. Information: Jerry Reding, 405-222-0624.

EL RENO — Rockers B-52s will perform in concert, 8 p.m., Lucky Star Casino, 7777 N. Highway 81. Tickets: $35-$75. Information: 405-262-7612 or

NORMAN — Circuit of Art, monthly celebration of art in Norman, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Main Street, Campus Corner and University of Oklahoma campus. Information: Rick Fry, 405-360-1162.

OKLAHOMA CITY — LIVE on the Plaza, an art walk featuring local artists, live music, retail shopping and more, will be held, N.W. 16th between Classen and Pennsylvania avenues. Information: Kristen Vails, 405-308-5991.

OKLAHOMA CITY — AQHA World Championship Quarter Horse Show, 8 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, through Nov. 21, State Fair Arena, at Interstate 40 and Interstate 44. Information: 806-376-4811.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Shrek The Musical, based on the Oscar-winning film, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, Thelma Gaylord Theatre. Tickets: $25-$65. Information: 405-297-2584 or

OKLAHOMA CITY — "The Mousetrap," a mystery about a detective's search for a killer at a small hotel, will be performed, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets: $19. Information: 405-297-2584 or

OKLAHOMA CITY — New Works by Marcus Eakers, featuring the artist's new body of work, 7 p.m., DNA Galleries, 1705 B N.W. 16 St.

OKLAHOMA CITY — All American Idol, a singing competition hosted by Mary Murphy of "So You Think You Can Dance" on Fox Network, 6 p.m., Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center, 425 E. California. Tickets: $15-$85. Information: 405-235-1205.

OKMULGEE — Dripping Springs Rendezvous, featuring demonstrations on blacksmithing, hawk and knife throws, primitive archery and more, 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Dripping Springs State Park, 16830 Dripping Springs Road. Information: Jaime Cheatwood, 918-756-5971.

SHAWNEE — Shawnee Maze & Pumpkin Patch, 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday, noon Sunday, through Nov. 13, Mikles Family Farm, 42610 Wolverine Road. Information: Tom Mikles, 405-401-8371.

TULSA — Country music star Gretchen Wilson will perform, 7 p.m., Osage Event Center, 951 W. 36 Street North. Tickets: $40. Information: or 918-699-7667.

TULSA — Dave & Buster's Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 7 p.m., 6812 S. 105th E. Ave. Cost: $36.95. Information: or 918-499-3100.

WEATHERFORD — P Bar Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch, 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday, through Nov. 13, P_Bar Farms, 10108 N. 2440 Road. Information: Loren Liebsher, 405-556-1069.


Saturday, Nov. 13

ADAIR — Christmas in the Country, a festival celebrating the beginning of the holiday season, 9 a.m., Main Street (crossroads of U.S. 69 and Oklahoma 28). Information: Kathy Hipp, 918-785-4242 or 918-785-4422.

ELK CITY — Christmas Connection Craft Show, 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Civic Center. Information: Lou McClellan, 580-225-4399.

FAIRVIEW — World's Oldest Free Fly-In and Air Show, 7 a.m., Fairview Municipal Airport. Information: Jr. Regier, 580-227-3788.

GUTHRIE — Art Walk, downtown. Information: Cherie Gordon, 405-260-2345.

KINGFISHER — Kool Cars in Kingfisher, a car show that also includes music, food and trophies, 9 a.m., Kingfisher County Fairgrounds, 300 S. 13th St. Information: Judy Whipple, 405-375-4445.

KINGFISHER — Craft & Gift Show, 9 a.m., Kingfisher County Fairgrounds, 300 S. 13th St. Information: 405-375-4445.

NEWCASTLE — American Indian Festival, 10 a.m., Newcastle Public Library, 705 N.W. 10th. Information: Stacy Hensley, 405-387-5076.

NOWATA — Nowata Veterans Day Parade & Bash, 11 a.m., downtown, 747 S. Maple St. Information: Kimberly Smoak, 918-273-1193.

OKMULGEE — Crosstown Christmas Craft Show, 9 a.m., 1206 W. 6th St. Information: Patricia Key, 918-759-4449 or 918-756-2442.

TISHOMINGO — Veterans Day Blue River Trout Derby, Blue River Fishing Area, northeast of Tishomingo. Information: Janis Stewart, 580-371-2175.

SHAWNEE — Country music superstar Merle Haggard will perform in concert, 7 p.m., FireLake Grand Casino, 777 Grand Casino Blvd. Tickets: sold out. Information: 405-964-7263.

TULSA — "Mauritius," a play about half-sisters who inherit a stamp collection that might be worth millions, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Henthorne Performing Arts Center, 4825 S. Quaker. Cost: $7-$10. Information: 918-746-5065 or

TULSA — Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show, 8 a.m., Tulsa Fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st St. Information: Mark Wanenmacher, 918-492-0401.

TULSA — Ballroom Dancers of Tulsa Saturday Night Dance with the "50's Sock Hop" theme, 7 p.m. lesson and 8 p.m. dance, Elks Club Lodge, 5335 S. Harvard. Cost: $10 members, $15 non-members. Information:


Sunday, Nov. 14

OKLAHOMA CITY — Fall Peace Festival, featuring social justice organizations, artists, homemade candles and soaps and goods from Central America and other countries, 11 a.m., Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Information: 405-297-2584 or

TULSA — "The Purple Cow" poetry reading, book signing and reception, 3 p.m., Agora Coffehouse, 4959 S. 79th E. Ave. Information: or 918-270-9996.

TULSA — Ryan and Ryan do "Tickling the Ivories," featuring pianists Donald Ryan and his son, Barron Ryan, 5 p.m., Jazz Depot, Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. First St. Cost: $10-$15. Information: or 918-281-8600.

Ongoing events:

OKLAHOMA CITY — "Another Hot Oklahoma Night," an exhibit featuring the rock 'n roll artists, radio stations, personalities, venues and fans that have called Oklahoma home continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Oklahoma History Center, 2401 N. Laird. Admission to the museum: $4-$18. Information: 405-522-5248.

OKLAHOMA CITY — "Oklahoma: Tierra de Mi Familia," an interactive exhibit using interviews, artifacts, documents, photographs, film and music to explore the impact of Latinos on the state of Oklahoma continues, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Oklahoma History Center, 2401 N. Laird. Admission to the museum: $4-$18 family. Information: 405-522-5248.

TULSA — "Touchstones of the Diaspora," an exhibition of coins from the collection of Rabbi Leonard Helman, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 E. 71st St. Cost: $3.50-$6.50. Information: or 918-492-1818.

TULSA — "America: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of a Nation, an exhibition on U.S. history through art, artifacts, and archival materials illustrating 300 years of shared cultural experience, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road. Admission: $6-$8. Information:, or 918-596-2700.


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