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Things to Do

July 25, 2013

THINGS TO DO — Events

MUSKOGEE FARMERS’ MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through October, Muskogee Civic Center. Local growers will offer a wide variety of vegetables, herbs and garden plants; plus eggs, grass-fed beef, tamales, burritos and hot dogs. Other vendors will have hand-made crafts, candles, soaps, natural body care products, pet treats and more, and new at the market this year will be fresh-brewed coffee, yogurt parfaits and homemade granola from The Bite.

TRADER DAYS, second Saturday of each month, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Semore Park, Wagoner. Participants can buy/sell anything except animals, fowl, guns, weapons or alcohol. No entry fee. Participants responsible for own tables and chairs. Information: John French, (918) 485-4917 or Paula Templeton, (918) 557-2193.

SUMMER MOVIES, 7 p.m. Thursdays, The Roxy Theater. $2 charge per person, concessions available. No movie July 4. Information: (918) 684-6363.

RIVER CITY PLAYERS, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday, through Aug. 3, NSU Playhouse, Tahlequah. The lineup: Thursdays, We Love the 80s; Fridays, Guitars and Cadillacs; Saturday afternoons, At the Hop; Saturday evenings, We Love the 80s. Admission: Adults, $12; NSU Alumni/Staff, $10; Seniors/Groups of 12 or more, $8; Students, $6. Information and tickets: (918) 458-2075.

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

MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 5 p.m. Saturdays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to meet for a ride and have dinner. For the meeting location, call Steve Hill, (918) 441-1352 or Lorraine Hill, (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.

POOL LEAGUES, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, VFW. 8-Ball Tuesday, BCA Wednesday, 9-Ball Thursday, Friday 8-Ball Tournament. Every second and fourth Saturday is Scotch Doubles. Information: (918) 683-5230.

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.

INDIAN TACO DINNER, 5 to 9:30 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, Okay Senior Center, Okay. The menu: Indian tacos, dessert, and a drink. There will also be music and fellowship. Cost: $5. Information: Ray Dodgin, (918) 360-1235.

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.

KOREAN WAR FILM FESTIVAL, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 26, VFW #474, 3811 W. Okmulgee. Free coffee and donuts until noon and then hot dogs and chips. Limited to the first 50 guests, children must be accompanied by an adult. Free admission. Information: Bill, (918) 869-6803.

QUILTS OF PAST AND PRESENT, July 26 and 27, Blackgum Harvestime Church, Tahlequah. Show will feature quilts of all categories, demonstrations and vendors. Lunch, dessert and door prizes. Pre-registration of quilts and for classes is required. Information: (918) 457-5957 or (918) 773-8767.

END OF SUMMER GARAGE SALE, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 2 and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Civic Center. Booth rental is $35 for an 8x10 space. You can pick up your application at the Civic Center or by calling (918) 684-6363.

CASA COUNTRY CANDLELIGHT DINNER, 6 p.m. Aug. 8, First Baptist Church, Coweta. Featuring Jim Paul Blair. All proceeds will benefit the abused and neglected children of Wagoner County. Cost: $30 per person or $230 for a table of eight. Advance tickets are requested. Tickets available at BancFirst in Coweta, Wagoner Flowers and Gifts and the CASA office, 215 State St. Information: (918) 686-8199.

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD WALKING TOUR, 9 a.m. Aug. 16, Beckman Park, 16th and Court Street. Explore “Silk Stocking Lane” through the Founders’ Place and Kendall Place Historic Districts. Cost: $5 per person (cash only). Wear comfortable shoes. More information at www.okieheritage.com.

RIVER RUMBA AND CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24, Three Forks Harbor. Muskogee Parks and Recreation office is the distribution center for cardboard. You can pick cardboard up from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 837 E. Okmulgee Ave. Cost to enter Regatta is $50 per boat. Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. Registration forms, rules and general information can be obtained at www.exchangeclubmuskogee.org or at (918) 686-7200. Parade of Boats and Harbor Party will take place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. August 23.

WOMEN’S RETREAT, Sept. 26 though 29, The Canebrake, four miles east of Wagoner off Oklahoma 51. Yoga, meditation, nature walks and fine dining. Information and reservations: (918) 485-1810.

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