Our friends at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum invite you to visit tonight and paint the holiday stresses away while drinking some wine. Starting Wednesday, be sure to put a trip to the OSU-OKC campus in your plans so you can see the Red Earth Tree Festival. But as we mentioned before, there are plenty of events to get you in the holiday spirit, including watching everyone’s favorite holiday-hater, Ebenezer Scrooge at The Lyric Theater.
Manheim Steamroller is in town today for its Christmas show at the Civic Center Music Hall. And that’s only the beginning of festive activities this week, which start after you eat your Thanksgiving meal. If you miss the opening this week, be sure to check out one of the city’s most beloved traditions, “A Christmas Carol,” presented by the talented folks at Lyric Theatre in the Plaza District. See what else there is to do in the city.
The 2019 LifeShare WinterFest, featuring snow tubing, opens Friday, Nov. 29.
On Thursday, you can get a firsthand account of history as Anne Frank’s 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 don’t forget to try your hand – well your feet – 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 Devon’s 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, you’re 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 we’re 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.