On Thursday, you can get a firsthand account of history as Anne Frankís stepsister, Eva Schloss, shares her Holocaust story at Oklahoma City Community College. Saturday is the unofficial start of the holiday season in downtown with Automobile Alley flipping on its light display. And donít forget to try your hand Ė well your feet Ė at ice skating by taking a few laps around the Devon Ice Rink. See what else there is to do this week.
Myriad Gardens will provide a new backdrop for Devonís Saturdays with Santa, but classic activities will remain.
Spongebob Squarepants comes to town this week, taking the stage at the Civic Center Music Hall until Sunday. The Oklahoma City Thunder will take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday and the former town of Britton will have a festival on Saturday. See what else there is to do this week.
With cooler air settling in, youíre likely looking for more indoor options. There are many new attractions this week, happening indoors. At Exhibit C, Native American artists have displayed their best pop-art work in The Frybread Factory exhibit. Another multi-shop holiday event, Mistletoe Market, opens Thursday at the Cox Convention Center. But weíre excited about the holiday tradition, the Devon Ice Rink, returning Friday at Myriad Gardens. See what else you can do in OKC this week.
This is your last week to check out The Rocky Horror Show, being put on by local talent at Lyric Theatre. The Portland Trailblazers will be in town on Wednesday to face the Thunder. And after Halloween, be sure to head to the Plaza District to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Find out here where to encounter zombies, great art exhibits and a documentary showing.
The library features a makerspace with cutting-edge technology, tech-friendly community meeting spaces, a separate childrenís programming/event space, outdoor reading porches and one-of-a-kind public art.
The fall festivities continues this week with a Halloween event for dogs and the second round of Haunt the Zoo. On Friday, adults will get their turn to parade the zoo in costumes at Haunt the Zoo: All Grown Up. And be sure to make arrangements to take your little monsters trick-or-treating on Monday in Bricktown. If Halloween isnít your thing, thereís still plenty to do this week.
World travelers, Atlas Obscura, will be at Factory Obscura today to debut their new book and play a trivia game. And thatís only the beginning of the activities this week. Be sure to get plenty of caffeine because youíll need it; with the OKC Thunder taking on the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday, live performances at Lyric Theater and the Civic Center Music Hall and three days of shopping this weekend at An Affair of the Heart.