The late autumn chill has swiftly arrived, and Oklahoma City has both outdoor and indoor events suited for the seasonal weather. From local music to artisanal markets and holiday festivities, here’s what you can do in the 405 this weekend.
Stoney LaRue | Nov. 10
If you are a Oklahoma country music lover, join The Jones Assembly in welcoming Stoney LaRue to the stage. The Texas-born and Okie-raised singer is proud of his Red Dirt-rooted tunes, which he’s been playing for almost two decades. $25 in advance, $27.50 day of; 6:30 p.m., 901 W. Sheridan Ave., OKC.
The Great Leap | Nov. 11-13, 17-20
The Oklahoma City Repertory Theater partners with Oklahoma Contemporary in presenting the second performance of its 2022-23 season, The Great Leap. The play, set in post-Cultural Revolution Beijing, dives into “the cultural and political risks of standing your ground” through an international contest in the rising sport of basketball. $20-60; Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m.; Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, OKC.
Support Oklahoma’s professional basketball team as they hope to snap a four-game losing streak when they face the 7-and-5 Toronto Raptors. 7 p.m., Paycom Center, OKC.
The Oklahoma Christmas Show | Nov. 11-13
Get a jumpstart on your Christmas gift shopping at the first-ever Oklahoma Christmas Show! Indulge in the Christmas spirit by shopping at the hundreds of vendors selling clothes, handmade decor and jewelry, toys and seasonal treats. $8 at the door, $6 online; Nov. 11-13, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Bennett Event Center at OKC Fairgrounds, OKC.
Veterans Day Celebration| Nov. 11
The 45th Infantry Division Museum is celebrating Veterans Day with a military salute, an army band performance and a speech by Brigadier General Rick L. Mutchler of the Oklahoma Air National Guard. The celebration and the museum will be free to attend. If you can’t make it to the celebration in person, the event will be streaming on Facebook Live. Free, 10 a.m., 2145 NE 36th St., OKC.
Orr Family Farm Fall Season | Nov. 12
If you haven’t had the chance to do all of your favorite fall activities, you can still make your way to Orr Family Farm for its last open day of the season. The farm has activities for all ages to enjoy, such as hayrides, a corn maze and marshmallow roasting over a campfire with friends and family. $14, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., 14400 S. Western Ave., OKC.
Bolero! | Nov. 12
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s third Classics concert of the season travels from Mexico with Silvestre Revuelta’s Redes and Spain with Manuel de Falla’s Three-Cornered Hat, to France with standard pieces from Debussy and Ravel. Guest conductor Joseph Young will lead the show, and guest soloist Pepe Romero will perform Joaquín Rodrigo’s guitar-centered Concierto de Aranjuez. 8 p.m., Civic Center Music Hall, OKC.
Greyson Chance | Nov. 12
Singer-songwriter and Edmond native Greyson Chance returns to the 405 with a show at the Tower Theatre. His third studio album, Palladium, released in September. $12.50–35, 8 p.m., Tower Theatre, OKC.
Asian District Culinary Tour | Nov. 12
Explore the heart of the Asian District on a culinary tour with the cultural association president Mike Hoang and special guest Michael To. The experience allows tourgoers to experience Asian cuisines, from Chinese dim sum to Vietnamese specialities, and learn about the culture and history of OKC’s Asian District. $55, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Asian District, OKC.
Second Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary | Nov. 12
Spend the Saturday with your family at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center with free art activities. Create a tissue paper-stained glass project to add some beautiful art to your fridge, and then take a family-friendly tour of the gallery. Free, 1–4 p.m., Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, OKC.
The Old Bulldog Band | Nov. 12
Do you miss your high school friends? The Old Bulldog Band did — the band members are Edmond Memorial High School graduates from the ’60s and ’70s that missed their days playing music, so they reunited and formed the classic group. The band will be playing at Belle Isle Live, so grab your old classmates and enjoy the show $10, 8–10 p.m., 1900 Northwest Expressway, OKC.
Turnpike Troubadours | Nov. 12
Happy birthday to the Oklahoma City’s Paycom Center! To celebrate the arena’s 20th anniversary, country band Turnpike Troubadours of Tahlequah, Oklahoma will perform at the downtown landmark. Special guests Blackberry Smoke and Morgan Wade will open the show, and it will be the Turnpike Troubadours’ first headlining arena date in their home state. 7 p.m., Paycom Center, OKC.
Million Dollar Quartet Christmas | Nov. 12
It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year (or already is, depending on your view), so celebrate with OCCC’s Performing Arts Series as it reimagines legends Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley on the theatrical stage. Million Dollar Quartet Christmas presents a journey through a story of Christmas past, present, and future. It’s a jam-packed evening of holiday hits and classic characters you won’t want to miss! 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater at Oklahoma City Community College, OKC.
Devon Ice Rink | Nov. 13
The holiday season is officially here! Start your winter festivities at the downtown Devon Ice Rink as it opens for the first time this season. After you finish ice skating on the 5,500 square feet of ice, warm up with some seasonal food and beverages. $14 (skate rental) or $9 (no skate rental), 3–11 p.m., Myriad Botanical Gardens, OKC.
Live! on the Plaza | Nov. 13
The Plaza District is holding its monthly art walk, Live! on the Plaza, every second Sunday during the winter. Support local businesses while enjoying the entertainment and shopping the district has to offer. 12–4 p.m., Plaza District, OKC.