October in OKC
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.
The USA Softball Women's Open National Championship welcomes teams to Oklahoma City and the Adventure District. Hosted by USA Softball, the best come to compete in the prestigious adult slow pitch event. Stop on by the ASA Hall of Fame Complex to watch the best play in OKC!
Day Out With Thomas: The Ready, Set, Go Tour is coming to the Oklahoma Railway Museum! Enjoy a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, and much more!
Kings of Leon will be stopping by the Chesapeake Energy Arena in OKlahoma City Wednesday, October 4th. On the heels of a #1 album, a chart-topping radio hit, a sold out first leg of a global tour which begins its second leg this Friday, KINGS OF LEON announces that they will be adding a new fall leg of their WALLS tour that will travel to all new North American cities, along with a new summer date in Chicago.
The 2017 Oklahoma Regatta Festival will take place Oct. 5-8 in the Boathouse District, downtown on the Oklahoma River. The four-day celebration of rowing, kayaking, dragon boating, whitewater rafting and family fun includes the Oklahoma City University Head of the Oklahoma race, OGE NightSprints, the USA World Rowing Challenge, and a family festival featuring food trucks, beer gardens, a front row seat for all the racing and RIVERSPORT Adventures!
More than 27,000 people attend one of the most treasured fall treats in Oklahoma City. The Myriad Gardens transforms the Children's Garden into a fairy tale town of Pumpkinville to life. So many families can enjoy crafts, activities and imaginative displays that gave tons of spirit of the season.
Repticon Oklahoma City is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!
The Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show is an extraordinary partnership between so many great horse-loving enthusiasts. Competition begins October 7th with three shows daily through October 14. Show times will be 9:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. each day
ROCK OF AGES is a high-energy rock musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. This worldwide hit musical takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair!
Tired of the same old Halloween Parties? Come Haunt the River and enjoy the decorated boat, haunted tunes, light snacks and cash bar. This cruise is an adult only cruise and boards at the Exchange Landing at 7:45pm.
Irma Thomas, the "Soul Queen of New Orleans," joins forces with six-time Grammy Award-winning gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama and the Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet for a unique concert celebrating the enduring musical traditions of New Orleans. Don't miss this very special evening filled with new collaborations and tradition standards.
An Affair of the Heart, one of the largest arts and craft shows in the United States, is known for its quality and variety of merchandise. Come to An Affair of the Heart, held in Oklahoma City at State Fair Park, for a truly unique marketplace and shopper's dream, with booths occupying multiple buildings throughout the fairgrounds. An Affair of the Heart offers a vast array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, furniture, decorative items, accessories, jewelry, clothing, gourmet foods and more.
Set to the hauntingly beautiful Tchaikovsky score, Swan Lake is the much-loved tale of Odette - a beautiful maiden who is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer - and the Prince who swears his enduring love for her.
This unique trick-or-treat tradition is one of Oklahoma City's most "spooktacular" events and provides a safe and fun alternative to traditional trick-or-treating. Children are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes to this event. Haunt the Zoo for Halloween is more about fun than fright and will thrill children and their parents as they venture among the various themed booths, festive props and carved jack-o-lanterns. Each night, friendly mascot characters greet children as they enter the Oklahoma City Zoo's Global Plaza. Then, trick-or-treaters journey to collect goodies from fantasy-themed booths. Haunt the Zoo will be held rain or shine..
Join Canterbury Voices for a Bluegrass adventure in 2017! Canterbury is honored to be joined by Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road featuring Lucas Ross and Matt Denman, Canterbury Youth Voices Moore choruses, and Mustang High School Choir.
Oklahoma Railway Museum in partnership with Dental Depot will have its annual Halloween train on Saturday October 28, 2017. Join us in costume for a Halloween train ride, moon bounce, miniature golf, and treat for the kids. Smiley O’Riley from Dental Depot will be handing out goodie bags to all of the children.