POSTED ON JULY 25, 2012:
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Ham it up. Join the folks in Eufaula to celebrate the 28th Annual Whole Hawg Days Weekend and 12th Annual Hawg Run for a weekend of fun. Enjoy everything from a carnival, arts and crafts festival, poker runs, a car show and Eufaula Round-up Club Rodeo. Events will be held at various venues in Eufaula and will offer something for the whole family with children’s activities, a hawg cook-off, vendors and more. The festival will conclude on July 28.
Fancy Dancy Celebrating its 60th year, Tulsa Powwow will be performing at the Spirit Bank Event Center, 10441 S. Regal Blvd. Experience the richness of Native American culture with traditional social powwow dances, an arts and crafts, the crowning of Powwow Princess and more. The Powwow opens at 3pm on July 27 and lasts through July 29.
Taming of the Brew. Beer and birds might sound like a funny combination, but trust us on this one. Aside from conserving Oklahoma’s endangered and negleced species of birds, Sutton Avian Research Center is putting on quite the fundraising event, Wild Brew. Enjoy the best artisan beers around and pairing them with goodies from the best local restaurants as well as live music, all for the birds. The event begins at 5pm at Tulsa Expo Square’s Central Park Hall, 4145 E. 21st St., and tickets are $65. Visit wildbrew.org for more info.
How Does Your Garden Grow? See vendors and exhibitors at the Home & Garden Expo of Oklahoma for every aspect of your garden and home as well as the
All Things Women Love Show at the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St., The event will feature numerous exhibits for home and garden ideas as well as businesses that can help you create your dream home. The show kicks off at noon and continues through July 29.
Buck Wild. American Buckskin enthusiasts unite at the 25th Annual World Championship Show at Expo Square, 4145 E. 41st St., in the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex from now until August 4th. Presented by the American buckskin Registry Association, the event will feature riding, trail and more for all ages. This is the perfect event for any equestrian lover.
And it burns, burns, burns. Did you know that the city of Tulsa is located smack-dab in the middle of what is called a “ring of fire”? Located within a 50 mile radius of three coal mines, T-Town is having a tough time keeping the air clean. Don’t miss Coal Hard Truth to learn about coal pollution and how to keep Tulsa’s air clean at noon at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2345 S. Peoria Ave. from 6:30-8:30pm.
Scarlet Begonias. Set out for a “grateful gathering” of fellow Grateful Dead fans on Wednesday for a one night only showing of The Grateful Dead Movie at Cinemark, 10802 E. 71st St., at 7pm in celebration of Jerry Garcia’s 70th birthday. The film will include a special tribute to Jerry by the movies director, Justin Kreutzmann, as well as an interview and behind the scenes look with Grateful Dead co-founder and guitarist Bob Weir.
Ahoy Matey. Celebrating 30 years of Broadway at Boston Avenue, church members will be performing in “The Pirates of Penzance, The Salve of Duty,” a comedic opera about Frederic, a leap year baby whose apprenticeship to a couple of decent pirates is supposed to end at the age of 21. After he falls in love with the Major-General’s daughter, Freddie gets a rude awakening, because his birthday occurs every four years, he has 63 years of his apprenticeship to go and hilarity ensues. Performances will be held on July 27 and on August 2 & 3 at 7pm in the Boston Avenue Methodist Church Community Hall, 1301 S. Boston Ave. Call 918-699-0138 for tickets and more info.
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