Toe Tappin'. If you have a hankering for some strong fiddling and southern twang, then The 7th Annual Skiatook Bluegrass Festival, is just the ticket. Head out to the Skiatook Sports Complex Park, 3020 W. 133rd St. N., June 2-4 to witness the musical styling of the Rockin' Acoustic Circus and more. Feel free to come one day, or stay the weekend, it will be fun for all ages with a Junior Fiddle Competition, some great music and entertainment for all. Visit skiatookbluegrass.com for more information.
The Crazy Cleaner. When the country bumpkin Christina Joseph leaves her budding career at the famous opera house, La Scala, to sing back-up in Nashville's Country Palace questions arise. Phantom of the Country Opera at the Broken Arrow Community Playhouse, 1800 S. Main St., June 3-4 and 9-12 is a country-western twist on the classic tale. With a backwoods diva hating her guts and a mysterious janitor determined to make her a star, Joseph has her hands full. Come watch the absurd story unfold. Visit bacptheater.com for more information.
Get Your Kicks. Get ready and gear up for Sapulpa's 22nd Annual Route 66 Blowout on Main Street, 101 E. Dewey St., Sapulpa. With hundreds of classic cars, a kids zone and some spicy salsa for all to taste, it's guaranteed fun for the whole family. Gear head or not, these classic cars will impress all who come out 9am-4pm. For more information visit route66blowout.com.
Paint Strokes and Guitar Strums. Art Rocks Riverside is in full swing and ready to show Tulsa what they got. Come out to Elwood's and The Blue Rose Cafe?, 1924 Riverside Dr., from 1-6pm the first and third Sunday June through October to see local art and hear some local tunes from featured musicians like Dylan Whitney and Bloomfield. There will be plenty of fun and exciting times to be had at this farmers market for musicians. Whether painted tattoos of guitars or the electric sounds coming from them, there's something for everyone. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Bring the Buddies. Tulsa's Empire Bar, 1516 S. Peoria Ave., is sure to make everyone party hard. With Wi-Fi, a SuperMario Brothers arcade, pool during happy hour and over 20 beers on tap this is the perfect place to hang for any occasion. Come chill on the huge patio and watch the garage doors open seven days a week from 3pm-2am. Visit myspace.com/empirebar for more information.
A Hazy Disposition. Animator and artist Miwa Matreyek blurs the line between real and unreal in her videos, blending animation, artwork and the human body. It is hard to distinguish what is there and what is not. Her magical work will be on display June 3-23 at the Living Arts Corner Installations, 307 E. Brady St. Come peel back the layers of this artistic work, and find the seret behind the illusion. Visit livingarts.org for more information.
Save the Surf. The Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 S. Aquarium Dr., in Jenks is spreading the word and raising awareness with the 3rd Annual World Oceans Day Celebration. Swim on over and make a splash while learning easy ways to "Think Blue Go Green." Bring the little ones to make some fishy arts and crafts, and to find some treasure in the scavenger hunt. Visit okaquarium.org for more information.
Riding for a Wish. Grab your helmets, put on your boots and gas up the old hog to head out for the 10th Annual Rumble and Roll down Brookside. If you want to ride your motorcycle to help support the Make-A-Wish Foundation, meet at the TU Reynolds Center Parking Lot, 800 S. Tucker Ave., at 5:30pm. If riding isn't your thing come out to the street party between 33rd and 36th St. on Peoria until 10:30pm. Every penny made goes to the Make-A-Wish foundation. Visit rumbleandroll.com for more information.
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