Archive for the ‘Free Stuff to Do’ Category

GUIDE: The 2013 Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

Posted July 2nd, 2013 in Festivals, Free Stuff to Do, MusicNo Comments

Woody turns 101 on the final day of this festival, a celebration of Guthrie’s influence on American folk and roots music. Guthrie’s birthplace of Okemah is flooded with thousands of music fans from across the country each year for four days of music, storytelling, and the great outdoors.

GUIDE: Fireworks and Fourth-of-July Celebrations in Oklahoma

Posted June 28th, 2013 in Culture, Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families1 Comment

Blackberry pie. Arm wrestling. Watermelon seed-spitting, a boot tossing, a raffle decided by a turkey. In other words, there’s more to Fourth of July in Oklahoma than flag-waving and pyrotechnics. Though there’s certainly plenty of those things, too.

GUIDE: Best Oklahoma pools, splash pads, lakes, and swimming holes

Posted June 19th, 2013 in Attractions, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, Sports, Travel1 Comment

You’ll discover pools with deep ends that beg for a cannonball and underwater somersaults; splash pads for sunning your shoulders and modeling your new flip-flops; and swimming holes and lagoons perfect for a game of mermaids with the kids, while wet sand massages the bottoms of your feet.

Best May festival and things to do in Oklahoma

Posted May 2nd, 2013 in Arts and Theatre, Attractions, Date Night, Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, How-to-Do-Tulsa Classics, Kids and Families, Music, Nightlife, Shopping, TravelNo Comments

Festivals are stories we tell about ourselves. When you attend a festival in Oklahoma, though your fingers might be sticky with powdered sugar from a shared funnel cake, you are taking part in an important storytelling endeavor. Festivals are stories we tell about ourselves. When you attend a festival in Oklahoma, though your fingers might…read the rest »

Best Oklahoma Cinco de Mayo Parties

Posted May 2nd, 2013 in Festivals, Food, Free Stuff to Do, Kids and Families, Music, Nightlife6 Comments

A bumper crop of Cinco de Mayo festivals is about to fill your weekend with live music and plenty to spicy things to eat and drink.

TONIGHT: Imaginary Oklahoma Book Launch with This Land Press

Posted April 25th, 2013 in Culture, Date Night, Free Stuff to Do2 Comments

With stories by 46 acclaimed writers and new work by artists from across the country, Imaginary Oklahoma proves that our state is much more than a place—it’s an idea.

Tulsa’s Woody Guthrie Center: Opening Weekend Events Guide

Posted April 25th, 2013 in Culture, Date Night, Free Stuff to Do, Music, NightlifeNo Comments

As part of the opening of the Woody Guthrie Center in downtown Tulsa, a weekend’s worth of free events will flood the museum with visitors, as well as Guthrie Green with concert goers.