The Ultimate LEGO Fan Experience returns to Cox Convention Center in July. Attendees can see incredible exhibits, meet renowned professional artists from around the world and even put their newfound inspiration to work at one of the numerous building stations. For information, visit BrickUniverse.com.
WildCare celebrates its 35th year of helping Oklahoma wildlife as well as treating its 100,000th patient with its first-ever dinner fundraiser and silent auction at Sooner Legends Inn & Suites in Norman. The organization will share stories from the past 35 years, play WildCare trivia, raffle off prizes and host a silent auction. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The engineering feat of 1912 takes center stage in this Tony Award-winning Best Musical. Based on real people aboard the legendary ship, Titanic is a stunning and stirring production of the hopes and dreams of her passengers. Lyric's production will feature a choir of 100-plus voices and a lavish orchestra. Visit OKCCivicCenter.com for details.
The Oklahoma City Pow Wow Club celebrates Native American Heritage at the Oklahoma City Pow Wow with a newly refurbished arena. All Gourd dances and Princesses are invited. Email email@example.com.
Through December, the OKC Museum of Art will feature two special exhibits. Fireworks (Archives) is the first of a series of works by internationally renowned filmmaker and visual artist Weerasethakul to consider the politics of Thailand through the use of pyrotechnics. Photographing the Street highlights each artist’s distinct approach and purpose in focusing on a universally shared public place.
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first treasury secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of American then, as told by America now. Visit OKCCivicCenter.com.
The Asian District Cultural Association hosts "A Tour Through Asia and the Paseo" on Aug. 2 as part of the Paseo First Friday. In addition to a cooking demonstration with Chef Vuong, the event will also include Asian dance demonstrations and cultural events. For more information, visit Facebook.com/asiandistrictok.
O.A.R. with American Authors will be performing at the Jones Assembly on Tuesday, Aug. 6. During the course of its two decades of making records, O.A.R.—led singer and primary songwriter Marc Roberge, drummer Chris Culos, guitarist Richard On, bassist Benj Gershman and saxophonist/guitarist Jerry DePizzo—has created and maintained a sort of a parallel universe. For tickets, call 405.212.2378.
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park presents The Book of Will through the month of August. The play, which chronicles what happens after the death of Shakespeare, is written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Rex Daugherty. For more information or tickets, visit OKShakes.org.
Watch the Shawnee skyline transform into a mix of bright, brilliant colors as hot air balloons launch from the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Powwow Grounds. This two-day festival also features picturesque balloon glows. Kids can also challenge their friends to a round of mini golf, while adults can scope out their food trucks to refuel. Admission is free.
Lynyrd Skynyrd announced that, after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their "Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour." For more information or tickets, visit ChesapeakeArena.com.
Join NewView Oklahoma for an open house at the newly renovated OKC clinic and offices. Guests will have the chance to tour the state-of-the-art facility and learn about the products and services NewView offers. This event is free and open to the public.