EVENT DATE : 26-27
Oklahoma City Community College, OCCC

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  

EVENT DATE : 26-28
9300 N Sooner Rd., OKC

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.   

EVENT DATE : July 26, 8:00PM
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman

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

EVENT DATE : July 27, 8:00AM
Andrews Park, Norman

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

EVENT DATE : July 27, 10:00AM
Oklahoma State Fair Park, OKC

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

EVENT DATE : July 29, 11:00AM
Riversport Adventure Park, OKC

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

EVENT DATE : August 2, 8:30PM
Westwood Water Park, Norman

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

Oklahoma State Fair Park, OKC

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

EVENT DATE : August 3, 7:00PM
Myriad Botanical Gardens, OKC

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

EVENT DATE : August 16, 6:30PM
Science Museum Oklahoma, OKC

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

EVENT DATE : August 17, 3:00PM
Wiley Post Park, OKC

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

EVENT DATE : 23-24
Lions Park, Blanchard

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

EVENT DATE : August 23, 11:00AM
Pete White Health & Wellness Center, OKC

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.

EVENT DATE : August 24, 7:30AM
300 N. Eastern Ave., Moore

"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

EVENT DATE : August 24, 7:31AM
Prairie Artisan Ales Taproom, OKC

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

EVENT DATE : August 25, 6:00PM
East Alameda St. and Classen Boulevard, Norman

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.