Convention goers will enjoy a variety of technical and non-technical programs for all ages. Be sure to check out the DXCC/WAS card checker search, VE testing, flea market and more. Whether you're looking for a new hobby or have years of experience in ham radio, the Ham Holiday has something for you. HamHoliday.com
Held in east Oklahoma City, this event will feature traditional dancing and competitions for all age groups, from cloth and buckskin to grass/chicken and fancy. Visitors can purchase authentic American Indian arts and crafts and cheer on competitors in the horseshoe tournament. Indian tacos and other traditional foods will be available, as well as plenty of activities for children.
Join us as we explore the amazing life of bats and other nocturnal critters! Bring your blanket and sense of adventure. After a short exploration at the museum, we will travel by caravan to a local park to encounter high-flying mammals and more! Deadline to register is July 17. Family, ages 5+ Cost: $20 for members, $30 for non-members
Approximately 150 automobiles and bikes will be on display at this event, held at Norman's Andrews Park. Featuring delicious food from vendors, great oldies music, a wide variety of makes and models of cars, door prizes and more. Stick around for the awards presentation to see if your favorite walks away with a title. CanadianRiverCruisers.com
This celebration of the comic and gaming world gathers together creators and artists for a full day of interactive fun. heroes (and even villains) of all ages will have a blast checking out the wide variety of booths, competing in the costume contest, bidding on a grail piece memorabilia in the silent auction or signing up for superhero school. Facebook.com/newworldcomiccon
The Fourth of July-themed festival combines on-the-water fun with food trucks, live music, RIVERSPORT Adventures, whitewater rafting, racing throughout the day and fireworks to end the evening! RiverSportOkc.org
Westwood Water Park will host a back-to-school bash from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, complimentary for season pass holders. VisitNorman.com/Events/Back-To-School-Bash
Kick off a new school year with two days of sales and discounts from local retailers. Shops will have clearance racks of summer inventory, and will also debut their new fall lines. Don't miss out on some great deals and unique finds at this end-of-summer event. BoutiqueBlowoutOkc.com
Videos featuring everyone's favorite felines are projected on a huge screen and played for everyone to see. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and settle in for over an hour of happy, funny cats that have been captured on film. There will be other activities and contests during the festival, so don't miss out on your chance to participate. Calendar.OklahomaCityBotanicalGardens.com
Guests can participate in hands-on science experiments and learn from the experts while enjoying cafe snacks and drinking off the full bar menu. Each SMO 21 event features a different theme geared toward a variety of science lovers. During SMO 21, have a blast at Science Museum Oklahoma as the museum transforms into an adults-only space after hours. ScienceMuseumOk.org/Smo21
The annual Jake Jam summer concert brings Oklahomans together over a shared love of country music. Before the live entertainment starts, be sure to load up on delicious food truck fare, as well as local brews from onsite vendors. Once your stomachs are satisfied, turn your attention to the stage for a night of can't-miss country acts. JakeFm.com
The event kicks off Friday night with gospel music, while Saturday features a full day of bluegrass music, workshops and jam sessions. Bring a lawn chair and listen to great bands play the day away. Food vendors will also be on-hand during this free event offering snow cones, barbecue and tacos. CityOfBlanchard.us
Guests can feast on delicious Indian tacos stuffed with meat, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, onion and sour cream, or enjoy juicy Pow Wow burgers. Guests can also browse the onsite Native American arts and crafts for sale after filling up with tasty Indian tacos found in Oklahoma City.
"Moore War" is the long-running, good-natured rivalry between Moore, Southmoore and Westmoore high schools. Each year before the big football game, alumni from the schools run this 5K race through downtown Moore along with anyone who wants to join in. This run is sanctioned by the USATF and timed with ChampionChips. MooreWarRun.com
This event brings together hobbyists and professionals alike, united by their love and interest in the art of brewing craft beer. In addition to multiple beer tastings, networking and the normal festival swag, this summit will also feature panels covering pertinent brewing topics from hops and malts to quality control. OklahomaCraftBeerSummit.org
The third annual Porchfest will feature live music played throughout the Miller Historic District near Downtown Norman as part of the National Play Music on the Porch Day.