Submit calendar items and photos by mail or email. Please include your phone number. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail: Features, P.O. Box 1968, Muskogee 74402. Information: (918) 684-2922.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 6 p.m. Fridays, New Hope Assembly of God, 110 W. 58th St. For transportation: (918) 351-5218 or (918) 348-0424.
FREE ADDICTIONS PROGRAM, 7 p.m. Fridays, Liberty Baptist Temple, 821 Gibson St. Free to all who are addicted to drugs, gambling, alcohol, cigarettes, immorality, or more. Information: (918) 682-9999.
DUSK TIL DAWN BLUES FESTIVAL, 5 p.m.-5 a.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 103020 D.C. Minner St., Rentiesville. 30 blues bands on three stages. $18 a day. Kids under 12 free. Information: dcminnerblues.com or (918) 855-0978.
FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES #4042, 9 p.m. Fridays, 4090 Chandler Road. $5 for members and $7 for non-members.
PLUMB THEATRE CONCERTS, Fridays, Plumb Theatre, 5 1/2 miles east of Eufaula on Oklahoma 9 at Longtown. Plumb Theatre is a family-friendly theater with no smoking or alcohol allowed. Concessions available. Information/tickets: (918) 452-2020.
DANCE, 7-9 p.m. Fridays, Tahlequah Senior Citizens Center, 230 E. First St. Music by The High Mileage Band. Featuring classic country and 50s rock. Cost: $5 cover per person. Open to the public. Coffee and snacks provided. Come meet new friends and enjoy the fun. Information: (918) 456-0792; or (918) 530-2246.
CHRISTIAN COFFEEHOUSE, 8-11 p.m. third Friday of June, July and August and fourth Friday of September, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. June 21, Bill and Shirley Steinmetz and open mic. Coffeehouse encourages original works and offers a place to practice, share, learn and fellowship. Information: Sally, (918) 682-8411, after 10 a.m.
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.
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.
THE BEST OF MOTOWN AND MORE, dinner at 6:30 p.m. and show at 7:30 p.m. July 6, Legacy on Main Street, 224 N. Main St., Eufaula. Advance purchase required. Advance purchase required. Purchase tickets at www.LegacyOnMainStreet.com or at Our Favorite Place, 127 N. Main St., Eufaula.
MUSKOGEE INDEPENDENCE DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL AND FIREWORKS SHOW, gates open 10 a.m. June 29, Hatbox Field, 4100 Border Ave. Classic Car Show starts at 10 a.m. Crowd-judged competition. Judging at 2 p.m. DJ set by DJ JbSmoove at noon. Live bands from 1-10 p.m. on Love Bottling Stage. Bands include Rockstar Ronnie (Ronnie Silmon), Charlie Redd and the Full Flava Kings, The Billy Arnett Band, Bebo and the Evildoers, Mz Val and the Wallstreet Band, The Southern Blend Band and the iNstrumental Band. 9:30 p.m. fireworks show. Admission is free for kids 10 and under. All others can purchase ticket for $20 at Muskogee Civic Center Box Office, Square Deal Music and Starship Music in Tulsa or pay at entry gate. Information: (918) 310-4729 or (918) 360-2105.
PLUMB PURE COUNTRY, 7 p.m. Saturdays, Plumb Theatre, 5 1/2 miles east of Eufaula on Oklahoma 9 at Longtown. Plumb Theatre is a family-friendly theater with no smoking or alcohol allowed. Concessions available. Information/tickets: (918) 452-2020.
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.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 403 JULY FOURTH CELEBRATION, 7 p.m. June 29, American Legion Post 403, Oktaha. Flag retirement ceremony. The band "Creatures of Earth." Food vendors, bounce house and fireworks at sundown. Bring your own lawn chairs.
ARTS COUNCIL OF TAHLEQUAH MULTI-ARTS CELEBRATION, 4 p.m. until close on June 22, Ned's, 316 N. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah. Live music by the 3 F’s; Jordan Cox and Osage County; Doc Fell; and Meandering Orange. Fans of writing can hear readings, participate in an open mic and write blackout poetry. For visual artists, there will be live art, art booths, and art auctions. For everyone, there will be games and food and $5 gets all-day access. Information: www.artscounciltahlequah.com or call/text (918) 457-7345.
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 FARMERS' MARKET, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Muskogee Civic Center, 425 Boston St.
MUSKOGEE'S GOT TALENT!, 1 p.m. the first Saturday of every month through September and 6 p.m. Oct. 5. October's Talent Show will begin will be the finale for all of the prior 1st place winners to compete against each other. It is free for anyone to participate but is $5 for others to attend. To get an application just call (918) 684-6366. Debit/Credit Cards accepted. Concessions available. Information: (918) 684-6366.
MUSKOGEE TRI-FIT CHALLENGE, 7 a.m. June 22, Muskogee Swim and Fitness Center, 566 N. Sixth St. Ten minutes of swimming in a lap pool 25 meters (any style stroke). 15 minutes of stationary bike riding. 20 minutes strength and endurance (bench press, squats and deadlift). Entry fee: $45 the week of the challenge. No participants under 16-years-old. T-shirts and other items are included in registration. Information/sign up: www.runsignup.com/MuskogeeTriFit.
POP UP SHOPS DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL, Third Saturday of every month, Eufaula. Information: (918) 605-7405.
PRIDE FESTIVAL, July 20, Honor Heights Park. Marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riot. More information to be announced as plans are solidified.
WARNER REUNION ALL SCHOOL, 1-5 p.m. July 13, Warner Events Center, 900 Fourth Ave. Free admission. Bring potluck snack. Class photos start at 2 p.m. Drawing 4:30 p.m. Call Hope Hill, (817) 781-9750; or Boyd Roberts, (972) 529-8464.
TAHLEQUAH COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE 46th SEASON, Sept. 20-22, 27-29, "Mamma Mia"; Nov. 8-10, 15-17, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night"; Feb. 14-16, 21-23, "Arsenic and Old Lace"; April 17-19, 24-26, "Drop Dead." All shows are dinner theater performances and are performed at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, 100 N. Water Ave., Tahlequah. Season tickets are $95 for dinner and the show and show only season tickets are $45. Tickets are available on www.tcpok.com (click on the tickets tab). Box office phone number is (918) 822-4440. Prices go up on June 30.