, Muskogee, OK

Things to Do

May 22, 2014

THINGS TO DO — Events 05.23.14

2014 SOONER SERIES SWEET 16 MX, practice is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 and 7:30 a.m. June 8. The race begins at 9 a.m. June 8. Admission is $10 and rider entry fee is $30. Information: (918) 781-9566 or (918) 869-0486.

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.

BREAKFAST/FLEA MARKET, 7 a.m. first Saturday of each month at Porum Landing Fire Department, eight miles west of Porum on Texanna Road or nine miles east of Highway 69 on Texanna Road. Breakfast will be Harry’s biscuits with sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, grits, fruit, orange juice, and coffee from 7 to 9:30 a.m. The flea market will be open as long as there are buyers. Booth information, James, (405) 229-6445.

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.

AZALEA FESTIVAL TULIPS IN THE GARDEN, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, The Papilion at Honor Heights Park. Cost: Adults $3; Children, seniors and military $2. The lineup: Teaching Garden and Georgia-Pacific Butterfly House opening weekend, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 11; special event 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 12, mothers get in free.

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.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION NETWORK, noon, first Tuesday of every month at Studio Broadway, 213 W. Broadway. Anyone interested in finding strategies to reduce the statistics of Domestic Violence in the greater Muskogee area.

GOSPEL MUSIC NIGHT, 6 to 9 p.m. the first Saturday of the month, Okay Senior Center, Okay. Free live music. April guest: Crystal River. Concessions available. Information: (918) 360-1968.

INDIE MOVIE NIGHTS, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio Broadway. Concessions available. Script-2-Screen movie making tips and cast and crew calls for Independent movie productions. Cost: $5. Information: (918) 616-0166.

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.

MUSKOGEE PATRIOT TOWNHALL MEETINGS, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, Muskogee Public Library. This is a citizen education opportunity to hear experts share their knowledge and experience in preparation for upcoming elections 2014, 2016. Information (918) 577-6352.

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:

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

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

RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM AND BAILEY LEGENDS, May 31 and June 1, BOk Center. Tickets are available at 10 a.m. April 26 at the BOk Center, all ticket outlets and at or by calling (866) 726-5287.

MUD STOCK 2014 VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT, June 13 and 14, 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.

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.

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

BOOK SIGNING, 1 to 3 p.m. May 24 at Hastings Books & Music in Curt’s Mall, 2230 E. Shawnee Road. Catherine Bull Montanes of Tulsa will be signing her later book “Breath of God.”

BOOK SIGNING, 1 to 3 p.m. May 24 at Hastings Books & Music in Curt’s Mall, 2230 E. Shawnee Road. Jennifer Truesdale of Collinsville will be signing her later book “Dreams and Visions.”

FREE OPEN HOUSE, Tahlequah Homeschool, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 4, Honor Heights Park splash pad and playground area. Experienced homeschoolers will be on hand to answer questions concerning homeschooling students. Information: Jennifer Crotty, (918) 683-3271.

HERB FESTIVAL, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 7 at the Lester and Mary Cann Memorial Gardens, located on the corner of 14th Street and Grand Ave in Ponca City. Over 100 vendors are set to attend, and special activities and informative gardening seminars are planned. Admission is free.

37TH MUSKOGEE GARDEN TOUR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7. Features gardens of Harvey and Kay Price, 2051 N. Country Club Road; Randy and Leslie Scott, 3505 Porter St.; David and Joann Clark, 2204 Park Place; Larry and Nancy Hoffman, 2604 Camelot Court; Honor Heights Park Butterfly House and Papilion Gardens. $5 ticket donation available at each location. Information: Oyana Wilson, (918) 683-5380.

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