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.
RIVERSPORT starts its whitewater rafting league on Aug. 17. Experience is not needed to compete.
RIVERSPORT's free Floating Films continue every Saturday until August 31.
Don’t throw away your shot! The hit Broadway musical Hamilton debuts at the Civic Center on Tuesday, there’s an art walk on Friday in the Paseo District and plenty more on this week’s OKC calendar. On Saturday, you can either check out the cat video festival or watch the metro’s professional soccer team battle it out at Taft Stadium. Like we’ve said before, we have attractions to appease all tastes.
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum staff discuss their favorite pieces in this year's Prix de West art show. The western art show closes Aug. 4.
This week starts with Lyric Theatre opening “Titanic” at the Civic Center Music Hall and ends with wrestlers taking to the ring at Chesapeake Energy Arena for WWE Summerslam. When we say Oklahoma City has plenty to offer everyone, that’s pretty evident in this week’s list of things to do and see.
This week, you can watch an Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball player blast a baseball into space as well as celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing. Live music, beach volleyball, and professional soccer are other exciting attractions this week.
Lyric Theatre opens the Disney hit "Newsies" at the Civic Center Music Hall. But there’s plenty to do this week, including free yoga, an Asian District food tour, and a cocktail cruise on the Oklahoma River.