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October 18, 2012

Events, 10.19.12



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. 19, Archie and LaDonna Sayes will share husband and wife as a music team; 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.

SPORTS COLLECTIBLES SHOW, through Oct. 21, Arrowhead Mall, 25 tables of sports-related items for sale or trade, free and open to the public, Larry Yeager (918) 845-4257, email: vinsprtcrds@hotmail.com.

BOOK REVIEW AND BAKE/BOOK SALE, Oct. 19, First United Methodist Church, 600 E. Okmulgee. Bake/book sale , 12:30 p.m. Book review at 1:30 p.m., reception follows. Martha Tuteral will review Matha Bolton’s book “If a Woman’s Hair is her Glory, Why am I Tweezing my Chin?” Information: Martha Tuteral, (918) 348-4827, Pat Murr, (918) 681-4253, pmurr53@hotmail.com.

HAUNTED HISTORY TROLLEY TOURS, Oct. 19-20 and 26-27, 5:30 p.m., Three Rivers Museum 220 Elgin. Two different tours are available: Oct. 19 and 27, Fort Gibson Frightseeing Tour; and Oct. 20 and 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/HauntedHistoryTrolleyTours.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER VS. PHOENIX SUNS, Oct. 19, BOK Center, Tulsa. Tickets available online at www.bokcenter.com, Arby’s Box Office, all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling (866) 726-5287.

HOUSEHOLD POLLUTANT COLLECTION EVENT, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20, Muskogee Fairgrounds.

FALL FESTIVAL, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Chandler Road Church of Christ, 3507 Chandler Road. Games, Jupiter Jump, prizes, trunk or treat and food.

WOMEN WHO CARE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS RIDE, 8 a.m. Saturday, Muskogee Tourism Center. Pink bandanas are going to be given away to the first 200 riders. Cost: $20. Information: (918) 684-6363.

GALAXY OF THE STARS, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, NSU Center for the Performing Arts, 605 North Grand Ave., Tahlequah. Time for Three. A category-shattering trio including two violins and a double bass perform music blending elements of classical, country-western, gypsy and jazz. 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.

NAME THAT TUNE CHALLENGE, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. Interactive music trivia and competition with dinner, drinks, one mulligan and prizes for the top three teams. Cost is $500 for team of eight, but individual tickets available for $75. Sponsored by Muskogee Rotary Club, proceeds will benefit Rotary’s Centennial Project. Information and reservations: rfredrick@citizenssecurity.com, (918) 781-6109 or www.muskogeerotary.org.

CRAFT BAZAAR AND CHILI AND FIXINS 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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