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.
Itís the final few days to try the musical swings at Bicentennial Park. This week, you can really start getting in the Halloween spirit with The Rocky Horror Show opening at Lyric Theatre and the first running of Haunted River Cruises. And be sure to take your little punkiní to see all sorts of pumpkins and scarecrows at Myriad Gardensí Pumpkinville, a fall tradition thatís open until Oct. 27.
If you havenít already, be sure to go take a free ride on the Musical Swings, set up at Bicentennial Park. Theyíre only here for one more week! Other events to check out this week are a free banjo performance at the American Banjo Museum, the Oklahoma Regatta Festival and the Wanderlust Pop-Up Shops at the Wheeler Ferris Wheel.
Phase 2 of Mix-Tape features a hand-crafted, immersive art experience at Factory Obscura's first permanent location on 9th Street in Automobile Alley.