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SATURDAY

Arts

FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES MUSEUM STUDENT ART SHOW, through March 31, Five Civilized Tribes Museum, 1101 Honor Heights Drive. The competitive show features works from Five Civilized Tribes student grades 7th-12th. The three categories featured in the show are painting/drawing, sculpture & woodcarving and cultural arts. The subject matter reflects the culture and/or history of at least one of the Five Civilized Tribes. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday.

"HOW TO PAINT A LANDSCAPE" BY ARTIST SKIP THOMPSON, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 16, Legacy on Main Street, 224 N. Main St., Eufaula. Cost: $85 (supplies furnished). Enroll online at www.LegacyOnMainStreet.com or at Our Favorite Place, 127 N. Main St., Eufaula.

Benefits

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., first Saturday of the month, American Legion Post 20, 201 Railroad and Walnut streets, Fort Gibson. Cost: $6. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits, and gravy. Information: Tim Smith, (918) 577-8738.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT DAY BENEFIT BREAKFAST, 7-10 a.m., third Saturday of the month, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 7, 4815 W. Okmulgee Ave. Cost: $5, all you can eat. Menu: Eggs, sausage, biscuits, sausage gravy, pancakes, coffee, milk, juice and chocolate milk. Proceeds directly support local Disabled American Veterans and their families. Information: Melvin Francis, (918) 490-3134.

BENEFIT BREAKFAST, 7 to 9:30 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 U.S. 69 on Texanna Road. Breakfast will be Harry's biscuits with sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, grits, coffee, and orange juice. Proceeds help fund emergency and medical emergency services offered by the Porum Landing Fire Department. Information: (918) 617-4743.

Classes

DOORWAYS OF HOPE, Saturdays, Central Baptist Church, 624 East Side Blvd. 5 p.m. meal, 6 p.m. big meeting, 7 p.m. small group meeting. For transportation: (918) 360-5061 or (918) 683-2946.

MUSKOGEE SWIM & FITNESS FAMILY SWIM, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays and 1-4:30 p.m. Sundays, Muskogee Swim & Fitness Center, 566 N. Sixth St. Cost: $3. Information: (918) 684-6304 or www.cityofmuskogee.com.

Concerts

A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE STRAIT, 6:30 p.m. dinner and 7:30 p.m. show April 6, Legacy on Main Street, 224 N. Main St., Eufaula. $45 for dinner and show. $25 for show only. Advance purchase required. Purchase tickets online at www.LegacyOnMainStreet.com or at Our Favorite Place, 127 N. Main St., Eufaula.

PLUMB PURE COUNTRY, Saturdays, Plumb Theatre, 5 1/2 miles east of Eufaula on Oklahoma 9 at Longtown. Featuring Paul Maloy, Jody Green, Cookie Eller and guests. Plumb Theatre is a family-friendly theater with no smoking or alcohol allowed. Concessions available. Information/tickets: (918) 452-2020.

Dances

AMERICAN LEGION POST 15 SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE, 7 p.m. Saturdays, American Legion Post 15, 40th and Broadway. Must be 21 or older. No smoking. Line dancing, two-step, waltz. Live music. Information: (918) 310-9145.

Events

35th ANNUAL AZALEA PAGEANT, March 16, The Roxy Theater, 220 W. Okmulgee Ave. Girls from birth to 18 years can enter. Everyone that enters will receive a crown. Winners are eligible to ride in Muskogee’s Azalea Parade. For entry forms and information, contact Pageant Director Debbie Morgan, (918) 360-6886, debbiefayemorgan@yahoo.com or Debbie Warren Morgan on Facebook. Forms may also be picked up at Crowning Moments and Kids & More in Muskogee.

"CANDY FROM HEAVEN" HELICOPTER CANDY DROP, 11 a.m. April 20, Christian Chapel Assembly of God, 4043 Chandler Road. Event is free to attend but $35 rides will be available after candy drop. There will be a giant egg giveaway. This event is for toddlers to sixth graders. Bring your own bag or basket. The event will be cancelled if raining. Mayor Bob Coburn will be doing the 10 countdown. Information: Text (918) 577-5811.

JESSIE LYNN MEET & GREET, 5-9 p.m. March 9, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Casino, 3420 W. Peak Blvd in the Best Time Ever BTE Room (enter through main entrance of casino). Dinner available for purchase at the Rock Creek Grill inside the casino. Information: (334) 322-7060.

MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 5 p.m. Saturdays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome. Dinner afterward. For meeting location, call Steve Hill, (918) 441-1352 or Lorraine Hill, (918) 913-1690.

MUSKOGEE SPRING FOLLIES, 6 p.m. March 30, The Roxy Theater, 220 W. Okmulgee Ave. Local Muskogee schools participate in the Spring Follies. This event will give schools the opportunity to raise money for their department. Come out and support local students in their performances. Tickets: $10. Debit/credit cards accepted. Concessions available. Information: (918) 684-6366.

OKAY'S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION: REMEMBERING 100 YEARS, 5 p.m. March 23, Okay Senior Center. BBQ and t-shirts for sale. Country music performed by Bobby Weeden.

OKLAHOMA KIDS ENTERTAINMENT, 7 p.m. March 16, The Roxy Theater, 220 W. Okmulgee Ave. Tickets: $5. Debit/credit cards accepted. Concessions available. Information: (918) 684-6366.

POP UP SHOPS DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL, Third Saturday of every month, Eufaula. Information: (918) 605-7405.

QUILT MADNESS SHOW, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 29 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 30, at Brooks Cawhorn Gymnasium, Winn and Third street, Gore (across the street from Methodist Church). Sponsored by Gore Scrap Happy Quilters. Admission is $5. The show will be a collection of the 2018 Block of the Month completions. This show will have over 100 quilts and related items, a variety of vendors, and Opportunity Quilt drawing, door prizes and demonstrations. For information or an entry form, contact Connie Cude, (580) 370-1326 or ccude@att.net. Entries must be received by March 21.

REAL OKIE HERB AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 4, Papilion Event Lawn, Honor Heights Park. Local vendors, nature inspired products, things for the garden, children activities and food trucks.

SUNDAY

Classes

HEART HEALTHY COOKING CLASS, 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 622 W. Southside Blvd. Class is free. Information: (404) 438-6645.

Concerts

JAM SESSIONS, 4 p.m. (music starts at 5 p.m.) Sundays, Down Home Blues Club, 701 D.C. Minner St., Rentiesville. Information: (918) 855-0978.

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