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Entries from October 2011

November, 2011, Events in Oklahoma City

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Will you be in Oklahoma City during November?  If so, you might be interested in some of these events going on during this beautiful fall month.

Nov. 1 – Edward Knight performs with the OCU Philharmonic at the OCU Petree Hall

Nov. 1-1/7/12– John Paul Philippe’s exhibit at [Artspace] at Untitled

Nov. 2 – Flaming Festival at the OKC Golf and Country Club

Nov. 3-1/30/12  – Colors of Dream at the UCO Nigh Center

Nov. 3 – Romeros Guitar Quartet plays at the Armstrong Auditorium

Nov. 3 – Ben Folds with the OKC Philharmonic at the Civic Center

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25th Annual Fall Peace Festival

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Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?  Well, time is starting to tick down!  If you’re looking for some really unique or different gifts, we’ve got just the thing for you: the 25th Annual Fall Peace Festival.  This festival features more than 50 different local craftsmen and social justice groups.  It will be held on Saturday, November 12, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Admission is completely free, too!

The festival has two main features: shopping and entertainment.  Who doesn’t love at least one of those?  The shopping feature will be handled by local groups and artists.  You’ll find jewelry, clothing, and many other decorative items just in time for the holidays.  Plus, you’re sure to find at least one great holiday gift for someone.

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Eating Organic in Oklahoma City

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Recently a number of Farmer’s Markets have begun to open in the Oklahoma City area.  There have always been the local farmer’s cooperatives and markets in the area like at OSU in OKC and the downtown area.  However, the new ones like Sunflower Market and Whole Foods are larger chains, and this was a new development into the usual meat and potatoes world of Oklahoma.

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Beans & Leaves Offers a Great Cup of Joe

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Good coffee shops are hard to come by, especially in Oklahoma City.  Sure, we have dozens of Starbucks and a few good, local coffee shops like Will’s, but sometimes, it means going out of the way.  That’s why I’m glad Beans & Leaves has opened up on Pennsylvania Ave.  It’s right after the intersection of Penn and 36th in a small shopping center, and it’s located in an area that seems to have no coffee shops at all (there’s not even a Starbucks nearby!).

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