MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 1, 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. 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.

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.