Visit Bricktown Beach this month before it closes on Sept. 15. But if it’s still too hot to spend much time outside, there are plenty of art exhibits around the city, such as Colors of Clay at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum or Seeing Now at the 21C Museum Hotel. If you don’t make to the state fair this week, it will be in town until Sept. 22.
The Oklahoma City Zoo animals’ artwork is still on display at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, so be sure to go check it out. You’ll see that the snakes are incredibly talented. Other things to check out this week include the opening of Frost/Nixon at Lyric Theater’s Plaza District location and browse dozens of art galleries on Friday at the Paseo District’s monthly art walk.
With ample Victorian charm and the friendliest folks this side of the Mississippi, Guthrie is an attractive stop to slow down and really take in your surroundings.
The Oklahoma City zoo’s talented animals have their art work on display until Sept. 13 at the Myriad Botanical Gardens Crystal Bridge. But there’s plenty of other things to see and do, including learn about dinosaurs, take one of three free yoga classes, or see a film at Artspace At Untitled’s Summer Sessions event.
You can escape the heat on Wednesday by seeing the classic comedy movie, “Three Amigos!” at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. There are competitions to be seen nearly every day this week, with professional baseball and soccer games starting Tuesday and thoroughbred racing returning to Remington Park on Friday. On Sunday, take your dog to Remington Park for the annual Remington Bark event.
You can still see the OKCMOA's newest blockbuster exhibition, Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, until Sep. 22.
This is the last week to see Hamilton in Oklahoma City, so make sure you’re in the room where it happens. But there’s more history to learn, with a Mysteries at the Mansion tour on Thursday and a viewing of the “Woodstock” documentary at Myriad Gardens on Friday. Kids can see and feel their favorite construction and service vehicles on Saturday at Dolese’s annual Rock the Block party.
Baseball, balloons, beaches, banjos and a Broadway show are a few things on this week’s calendar. There are plenty of events at which to try new cocktails as well, with the Girls Scouts of Western Oklahoma hosting their annual Cookies & Cocktails event on Aug. 8 and river cruises being offered Friday and Saturday evenings. Also this weekend, Citizen Potawatomi Nation hosts a hot air balloon festival at its headquarters in Shawnee.