, Muskogee, OK

Things to Do

June 12, 2014

THINGS TO DO — Events 06.13.14

LONGTOWN MERCHANTS NINTH ANNUAL 10 MILE YARDSALE, 8 a.m. Saturday, on Oklahoma 9 from Eufaula to Enterprise. There will also be an indoor air-conditioned conession one mile east of the No. 9 bridge. The Longtown Crafters Guild will be set up at the Area Community Center to benefit the Cricket Jester family. From noon to 2 p.m. there will be a bean dinner in the dining room. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children age two-10. Information: Evelyn Gulley, (918) 429-9436.

YOUTH EXPLOSION, 6 p.m. today and Saturday at Community Gospel Center, 1686 Hwy. 62 E. in Fort Gibson. Teens Zack Brown and James Dye will be the event speakers and the band, ISM Worship will be playing both nights. On June 13, there will be an outdoor movie at dusk. Each night a free dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with inspiring gospel messages at 7 p.m. Games will be available nightly. Everyone is welcome to the free event. Information: (918) 207-7137.

SPORTS COLLECTIBLE SHOW, today through Sunday, Arrowhead Mall. 25 tables of sports-related items for sale or trade. Admission is free. Information: (918) 845-4257.

6TH ANNUAL CAR SHOW, 11 a.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church South, Beggs. Registration is from 8 to 11 a.m. There will be barbecue, desserts, fish-fry, and refreshments. Trophies will be presented to top 50 cars and trucks, top five motorcycles, and 11 special awards. Awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m. The event is free.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM, 11 a.m. to 1:30 until Aug. 8 at the Martin Luther King Center. The lunches are free to any youth 18 years and younger.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., until Aug. 8 at Rotary Park. Everyone is welcome for free lunch of sandwich, dessert and drink. Sponsored by New Hope Assembly of God. Information: (918) 683-2139 or

MUD STOCK 2014 VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT, today and Saturday, Love-Hatbox Sports Complex. This year will feature a competitive bracket and a recreational bracket. Cost: Recreational, $300 per team; competitive, $500 per team. Information: or (918) 682-2841 ext. 222.

THE PAPILION IN HONOR HEIGHTS PARK teaching garden and Georgia-Pacific Butterfly House is open daily, weather permitting. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission charge is $3 for adults and $2 for children/seniors/military.

MUSKOGEE FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Market Square, in front of the Muskogee Civic Center. Local produce, plants, eggs, meat, crafts, body care products, ready-to-eat foods and much more.

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

CHRISTIAN COFFEEHOUSE, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. Refreshments and fellowship with a set time for audience participation. Audience participation includes sharing a song, poem, dance or skit. The lineup:  No coffeehouses until June 20. Only third Friday in June, July, and August.

INDIE MOVIE NIGHTS, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio Broadway. Concessions available.  Cost: $5 non-members, free to Bare Bones Films Arts Society members. Information: (918) 616-1264.

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.

MOVIES AT THE ROXY THEATER, All movie cost $2 per person and start at 7 p.m. The lineup: June 12, “Incredible Shrinking Man”; June 19, “Charade”; June 26, “Jaws.”

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

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 S. Main St. Information:

THIRD ANNUAL IN-KIND POW-WOW, 2 to 11 p.m. June 28, Bacone College. Information and donations: (918) 682-2586.

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

DODGEBRAWL AND LIVE GREAT 918, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19, BOk Center, Tulsa. Information: (918) 894-4268 or

A NIGHT IN THE TROPICS, 6 p.m. June 21, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. A fundraiser benefiting the Kelly B. Todd Cerebral Palsy and Neuro-Muscular Center. The menu: Whole roasted hog; a variety of island side dishes and tropical drinks. Dancing will be led by Randy McBride. Silent and live auctions available. Seating is limited. Information and reservations: (918) 683-4621.

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