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Holiday Events Light up Oklahoma Weekend (Dec 03, 2010)

Holiday events light up Oklahoma weekend

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Here is a roundup of weekend activities

throughout the state of Oklahoma. In case of inclement weather,

call ahead:

Friday, Dec. 3

ARDMORE - Festival of Lights, 6 p.m., through Dec. 30, Regional

Park, exit 33 off Interstate 35. Information: Annilisa Peevy,


CHICKASHA - Festival of Light, 6 p.m., through Dec. 31, Shannon

Springs Park, 2400 N. 9 St. Information: Krisit Davis,


GUTHRIE - Candlelight Trolley Tour, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday

and Saturday, 2nd and Harrison, board in front of the State Capital

Printing Museum. Information: 405-282-6000.

GUTHRIE - A Territorial Christmas Celebration, through Dec. 24,

Historic District Downtown, 212 W. Oklahoma. Information:

405-282-1947 or 1-800-299-1889.

KINGFISHER - Kingfisher in Lights, 6 p.m., through Dec. 30,

Kingfisher Park, Oklahoma 33. Information: Betty Harris,


LAWTON - Holiday in the Park, 6 p.m., through Jan. 3, Elmer

Thomas Park. Information: Jeanie Wheeler, 580-581-3400.

MIDWEST CITY - Holiday Lights Spectacular, 6 p.m., through Dec.

30, Joe B Barnes Regional Park. Information: Steve Anderson,


MUSKOGEE - Garden of Lights Festival, dusk, through Dec. 31,

Honor Heights Park. Information: Mark Wilkerson, 918-684-6302.

MUSKOGEE - Christmas Kingdom at the Castle, 6 p.m., through Dec.

31, The Castle of Muskogee, 3400 Fern Mountain Road. Information:

Karen Cunningham, 918-687-3625.

OKLAHOMA CITY - First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts

District, with art openings, wine tastings and live music and live

demonstrations by artists, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday, noon-6 p.m.

Saturday, Paseo Arts District, N.W. 28th Street & Walker to N.W.

30th Street & Dewey. Information: 405-525-2688.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Barney Birthday Bash, featuring the purple

dinosaur and friends, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Cox Convention Center,

1 Myriad Gardens. Tickets: $15-$25. Information: 405-602-8500.

OKLAHOMA CITY - NRHA Futurity & Adequan Championship Show, 8

a.m., through Saturday, Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 333 Gordon

Cooper Blvd. Information: Melanie Rinehart, 405-946-7400.

OKLAHOMA CITY - A Very Merry Pops, starring Jeff McCarthy, 8

p.m. Friday and Saturday, Civic Center Music Hall, Thelma Gaylord

Theatre, 201 N. Walker. Information: 405-297-2584 or

PONCA CITY - Festival of Angels, 6 p.m. citywide. Information:

Linda Sparks, 580-762-2273.

SHAWNEE - Garland Arts & Crafts Show, Heart of Oklahoma Expo

Center, 1700 W. Independence. Information: Patty Wilson,


TAHLEQUAH - Thompson House Victorian Christmas, 10 a.m. Friday

and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, Thompson House, 300 S. College Ave.

Information: Kate Kelly, 918-456-1595.

TULSA - Purple Pop Dance Party, 10 p.m., Enso, 104 S. Detroit

Ave. Information: or 918-551-7447.

TULSA - "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," about a couple who

don't go to church but end up with the lead roles in the Christmas

play, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon and 2 p.m. Sunday,

Henthorne Performing Arts Center, 4825 S. Quaker. Cost: $7-$10.

Information: 918-746-5065 or

TULSA - Award-winning author Azar Nafisi, who wrote "Reading

Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir of Books, will discuss tyranny and

censorship, 10:30 a.m., Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd

St. Information: or 918-596-7122.

TULSA - "Babes in Toyland," a fully choreographed children's

musical directed by Bruce Webb, 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, Tulsa Spotlight Theatre, 1381 Riverside Dr.

Cost: $8-$10. Information: or


WOODWARD - Crystal Christmas, 6 p.m., through Dec. 31, Crystal

Beach Park, 108 Temple Houston Dr. Information: Karla Wilson,

580-256-7411 or 1-800-364-5352.

YUKON - Christmas in the Park, 6 p.m., through Dec. 31, Yukon

City Park, Freedom Trail & Chisholm Trail Parks. Information: Jan

Scott, 405-350-8937.


Saturday, Dec. 4

BIXBY - Holiday Arts & Crafts Show, 9 a.m., 211 N. Cabaniss.

Information: Celia Wetherill, 918-366-4841.

DEL CITY - Oklahoma Bluegrass Club Music Festival, 7 p.m., 2300

S. Linda Lane. Information: Pat Pogue, 405-677-1509.

EDMOND - Author Eyvonna Rains will sign copies of her children's

book, "Sleep, My Child,", 9 a.m., Oak Tree Assembly of God

Church's Winter Craft Fair, 400 W. Danforth Road. Information:

Traci Jones, 888-361-9473 or traci(at)

FORT SILL - Christ Kindl Weihnachts Market, an arts and crafts

show featuring German wares, 10 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, Fort

Sill Rinehart Fitness Center, Information: Marion Doss,


KINGFISHER - Winterfest Craft Show, 9 a.m., Kingfisher County

Fairgrounds. Information: Eva Ryan, 405-375-4533 or 405-375-5098.

MINCO - Honey Festival, 9 a.m., downtown. Information: Nancy

Malcom, 405-352-0518.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Authors Gwin Faulconer Lippert and Erin Hines

will sign copies of their book, "Number Fun with Ally dog, Cuppies

and Joe, 727 N.W. 23rd St. Information: Traci Jones, 888-361-9473

or traci(at)

OKLAHOMA CITY - Cowboy Christmas Parade, featuring 100 Longhorn

cattle, antique cars, marching bands and American Indian dancers,

10 a.m., Historic Stockyards City. Information: Erin Karl,


OKLAHOMA CITY - Devon Energy Holiday River Parade, 6 p.m.,

Regatta Park, 701 S. Lincoln. Information:

PONCA CITY - Fly-In, featuring airplanes from all over the

region, breakfast and "pilot talk," Ponca City Airport, 7 a.m.,

Sykes Boulevard. Information: Don Nuzum, 580-767-0470.

PONCA CITY - Grammy nominated Native American performer Jana

Mashonee will perform live, 7 p.m., Ponca Theatre, 104 E. Grand

Ave. Cost: $16-$21. Information: or


SKIATOOK - Skiatook Arts & Craft Show, 9 a.m., 1000 W. 4th St.

Information: DeeAn Dillman, 918-637-5143.

TULSA - British author Ian McEwan will accept the Tulsa Library

Trust's 2010 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award and talk

about his life and works, 10:30 a.m., Central Library, Fourth

Street and Denver Avenue. Information:, or 918-549-7323.

TULSA - Carols & Crumpets, an herbal craft fair hosted by the

Tulsa Herb Society, will be held, 8 a.m., Tulsa Garden Center, 2435

S. Peoria. Information: 918-369-1581, or

WATONGA - Santa's Village & Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m., Blaine

County Fairgrounds. Information: Anita Woodruff, 580-623-4681.

WYANDOTTE - Urban Assault Paintball Event, 7 a.m., D-Day

Adventure Park, 66800 E. 175 Road. Information: Dewayne Convirs,


TULSA - "Getting Out," from Pulitzer Prize and Tony

Award-winning playwright Marsha Norman, about a youthful offender

who is being released from prison, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2

p.m. Sunday, The University of Tulsa Chapman Theatre in Kendall,

800 S. Tucker Dr. Information: or 918-631-2567.


Sunday, Dec. 5

CONCHO - Music star and actress Cyndi Lauper will perform live,

8 p.m., Lucky Star Casino, 7777 N. Highway 81. Tickets: $35-$75.

Information: 405-262-7612 or

TULSA - The Northeastern State University Jazz Ensemble will

perform live, 5 p.m., Jazz Depot, Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111

E. First St. Cost: $10-$15. Information: or



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