Clearly Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City through my eyes

Clearly Oklahoma City header image 4

Entries from October 2007

Red Dirt Book Festival – Nov. 2 and 3

· No Comments

If you love books, writing, or chatting with some of Oklahoma’s most famous authors, then head down to Shawnee on November 2 and 3 for the Red Dirt Book Festival.  The festival is two days full of celebrating the written word and includes presentations and workshops on writing, a lunch speaker, book signings, and more.  All events are held at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, and the festival begins at 9:00 am on Friday.

[Read more →]

Tags: Events

Halloween in Oklahoma City

· No Comments

Halloween in fast approaching, and while you might already have your costumes (and costumes for your kids), you might not know about all of the haunted opportunities available in Oklahoma City.  OKC has several great events for those looking for a scary time and for those who want something a little more sedate.  If you live in the city or are planning to visit during Halloween, here are just a few of the events going on during October.

[Read more →]

Tags: Events

Race for the Cure OKC

· No Comments

Don’t forget, everyone, that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  If you’re looking for a way to help contribute to the cause, you can participate in the 14th Annual Komen Oklahoma City Race for the Cure.  The race will be held on Saturday, October 20, at the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark.  Registration begins at 7am, so grab a thermos of coffee and head downtown.  The race itself starts at 8:15 (earlier than usual).  If you want to know more, check out the official Race for the Cure website at www.okckomen.com.

[Read more →]

Tags: Events

Award Winning Playwright Edward Albee To Visit OKC

· No Comments

The Oklahoma City University Distinguished Speaker Series has brought some amazing people to Oklahoma City.  In the past, the university has brought in names like Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, highly respected journalist Helen Thomas, writer Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., and string theorist Brian Greene.  Now, on November 12, the community has been invited to hear a speech by award winning playwright Edward Albee.

[Read more →]

Tags: Events

Oklahoma’s Centennial Parade – October 14, 2007

· No Comments

The Celebration of the Century!

Oklahomans are always ready to throw a party, but nothing is going to compare with the events of the next few months as Oklahoma really gets into its 100 year celebration.  Sure, 2007 has been marked with many different centennial projects, but those have just been trial runs for what happens on November 16 – Statehood Day, and Oklahoma’s official 100th birthday.

[Read more →]

Tags: Events