MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

October 25, 2012

Things to do – Events 10.26.12


— MUSKOGEE FARMERS’ MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays through October, Muskogee Civic Center.

THOMAS-FOREMAN HISTORIC HOME TOURS, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for students. Information: (918) 686-6624 or www.3riversmuseum.com.

MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to meet for a ride and have dinner. For the meeting location, call (918) 441-1352 or (918) 913-1690.

ORIENTAL LODGE #430 meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

VETERANS JOB CLUB, fourth Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Muskogee Workforce Office.

SAVE OUR WATER LAKE EUFAULA meets at 8 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Eufaula First United Methodist Church, 220 South Main St. Information: donledgar@aol.com.

CHRISTIAN COFFEEHOUSE, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Refreshments and fellowship with a set time for audience participation. The lineup: Oct. 26, John and Melissa Barrett will lead worship and direct sharing of statewide Prison Ministry Teams. Audience participation includes sharing a song, poem, dance or skit. Information: Sally Weiesnbach, (918) 682-8411.

BINGO NIGHT, American Legion Post 15, 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 7 p.m. main session on Thursdays.

FREE SOUP KITCHEN, open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Seventh-day Adventist, 170 N. Country Club Road. Donations welcome. Information: (918) 682-5602.

HAUNTED HISTORY TROLLEY TOURS, Oct. 26-27, 5:30 p.m., Three Rivers Museum 220 Elgin. Two different tours are available: Oct. 27, Fort Gibson Frightseeing Tour; and Oct. 26, Mystorical Muskogee Tour. Tickets are $20 per person or $18 per person for members of Three Rivers Museum. Advance ticket sales only. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space available basis. Not appropriate for young children and under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets or information: (918) 686-6624, www.hauntedhistorytrolleytours.com or www.facebook.com/

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CRAFT BAZAAR AND CHILI AND FIXIN’S LUNCH, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 26, Muskogee County OSU Extension Building, Muskogee Fairgrounds, 1440 S. Cherokee. Presented by the Muskogee County Oklahoma Home & Community Education Group. Booth rental is $25, and a table and chairs are provided. Information: (918) 686-7200.

MALL-O-WEEN, noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Arrowhead Mall. Mall will have booths set up with games, stores will be passing out candy, costume contests and more.

ZIP ’N’ SIP, noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 24, The Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. Ride the zip line then retire to the lounge for your choice of a flight of beer, red wine, white wine or a dessert. Cost: $50 per person; zip only, $35 per person. Information and reservations: (918) 485-1810.

LOST CITY MAGIC, Oct. 28, Fife Church, Muskogee. The father/son team of Bobby and Jeramy Neugin will display a “Haunted Museum & Sideshow.”

TRUNK OR TREAT, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31, Muskogee First Church of the Nazarene in parking lot at 2700 E. Peak Blvd. Free. Games, bounce houses, hot dogs, candy and hay rides. All are welcome.

HOWL-O-WEEN, 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 31, The Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. Costume contest and door prizes. Adults only. Proceeds benefit Wagoner Community Outreach. Canned goods and donations welcome. Information: (918) 485-1810.

ROUGHER RESTAURANT CRAWL, 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1. The Junior Achievement Muskogee advisory committee has created a new community event titled “Rougher Restaurant Crawl.” The crawl is designed as a friend-raiser/fundraiser to support Junior Achievement in Muskogee classrooms. The first stop is at The Bite for appetizers, the second stop will be Hamlin’s El Toro Event Center for meat and a vegetable, and dessert at Braum’s. The event will start at the NSU Muskogee Campus East parking, where transportation will be provided. Tickets are $25 and limited to 50. They can be purchased at Armstrong Bank, 2520 Chandler Road.

WOMEN IN THE OUTDOORS, Nov. 2-4, Tenkiller State Park. All women age 14 and older can learn outdoor skills from instructors. More than 30 different activities are available to choose from. Registration: $60 for one-day single; $70 for two-day single; $80 for one-day mother/daughter; or $90 for two-day mother/daughter. Information: (918) 489-5641, Leann.Bunn@travelok.com or (918) 6489-0210, dchitwood@nwtf.net

SECOND ANNUAL FASHION SHOW AND DESSERT EXTRAVAGANZA, 7 p.m. Nov. 3, Muskogee Civic Center Room D. Presented by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., special guest models include: Pastors Stephen and Pamela Wiley, Pastor David and Donna Jones, Pastor Lathan Archie, Pastor Michael and Tamica Webber, Pastor Rodger Cutler, Pastor Marlon Coleman, and Pastor Troy Stoutermire. Cost: $10. Information and tickets: Aanje Wilkerson, (918)  682-8126.

CCOM PATIENT APPRECIATION DAY, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, CCOM, 350 South 40th St. Public invited. Activities include: Educational sessions to answer questions on healthcare concerns; a Red Cross blood drive; healthy snacks; and door prizes.

GALAXY OF THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, NSU Center for the Performing Arts, 605 North Grand Ave., Tahlequah. The Water Coolers. Performers bring a clean musical comedy about work, life and such with original songs, sketches and pop parodies. Tickets: $20 for adults, $18 for NSU alumni, $16 for NSU employees and seniors 60 and over, $10 for students and $6 for NSU students. Information: (918) 458-2075 or www.nsuok.edu/si.

28th ANNUAL MISS/MR. MERRY CHRISTMAS, Nov. 17, Roxy Theatre. Pageant open to girls from birth to 18 years, and boys from birth to 36 months. Everyone who enters will receive a trophy. Winners receive crowns. banners, and trophies and will be eligible to ride in Muskogee’s Christmas Parade. Contestants who enter by Oct. 26 will be included in the program book. Entry forms available at Crowning Moments, Nearly New & Fancy Too, Kids N More, and Totally Teen and More in Muskogee or call Debbie Morgan, pageant director, (918) 463-2693.

TURKEY STOMP, 7 p.m. Nov. 23, Muskogee Country Club. Presented by the Service League of Muskogee, the event features Tulsa band M.I.C. (formerly The Jetset Kings). Full bar and free beer. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and can be purchased at Firstar Bank, Citizens Security Bank, Locke Law Office or from any Service League Member. All proceeds will be donated to local women/children non-profit organizations.

ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW, Nov. 23, Muskogee Civic Center. Vendor space is limited. Booth cost: $60.00 for two days. Information or to rent a booth, (918) 684-6363.

OL’ TIME DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS, 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29, downtown. Downtown shops and restaurants offer open house specials with music, food, door prizes and giveaways. Information: www.downtownmuskogee.org.

CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR, 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 1-2.

CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT, 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 1.

GALAXY OF THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, NSU Center for the Performing Arts, 605 North Grand Ave., Tahlequah. Asleep at the Wheel. Nine-time Grammy winning group performs western swing versions of seasonal favorites with the “Santa Loves to Boogie” celebration. Tickets: $20 for adults, $18 for NSU alumni, $16 for NSU employees and seniors 60 and over, $10 for students and $6 for NSU students. Information: (918) 458-2075 or www.nsuok.edu/si.

NINTH ANNUAL SOUL FOOD COOKOFF COMPETITION, Jan. 19, Muskogee Civic Center. More than $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the top three cooks in five different categories. Categories are: Meats, breads, dessert, vegetables, and misc. Pick up your applications and rules at the Muskogee Civic Center. Two surprise guests will be participating this year. Entry fees range from $100 to $50. Information: (918) 684-6363.

GALAXY OF THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, 2013, NSU Center for the Performing Arts, 605 North Grand Ave., Tahlequah. An Evening with Frank Vignola. An extraordinary guitarist who has worked with Ringo Star and Madonna takes the spotlight with fellow guitarist Vinny Raniolo. Tickets: $20 for adults, $18 for NSU alumni, $16 for NSU employees and seniors 60 and over, $10 for students and $6 for NSU students. Information: (918) 458-2075 or www.nsuok.edu/si.

GALAXY OF THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 2013, NSU Center for the Performing Arts, 605 North Grand Ave., Tahlequah. Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues. The Montana Repertory Theatre presents the popular comedy about Army inductees struggling through basic training in Biloxi, Miss. Tickets: $20 for adults, $18 for NSU alumni, $16 for NSU employees and seniors 60 and over, $10 for students and $6 for NSU students. Information: (918) 458-2075 or www.nsuok.edu/si.

GALAXY OF THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. March 28, 2013, NSU Center for the Performing Arts, 605 North Grand Ave., Tahlequah. Step Afrika. The world-renowned dance company devoted to “stepping” demonstrates the percussive dance of kicks, stomps, claps and chants. Tickets: $20 for adults, $18 for NSU alumni, $16 for NSU employees and seniors 60 and over, $10 for students and $6 for NSU students. Information: (918) 458-2075 or www.nsuok.edu/si.

SESAME STREET LIVE PRESENTS “CAN’T STOP SINGING,” 7 p.m. April 4; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. April 5; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. April 6; 1 and 4:30 p.m. April 7. Tickets: $57, $37, $27, $22 and $17. Tickets available online at www.bokcenter.com, Arby’s Box Office, all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287.