There might be no more tricks, but the 405 has plenty of treats. From artsy adventures to tree-planting pleasures, here’s what you can do in Oklahoma City this weekend.
First Friday in Paseo Arts | Nov. 4
Every first Friday of the month, over 80 artists and vendors from across the state gather to provide a festive evening of live entertainment and new exhibits in the Paseo Arts District. Patrons can eat at the 10 brick-and-mortar restaurants in the area, shop at merchants along the streets, and view the unveiling of two collections in November. Gallery I, titled “Solo”, will showcase 50-to-100 photographs by Maria Chaverri of he solo travels across 20 different locations. In Gallery II, the exhibition is titled “The Small Art Show” and will include tiny, original artwork by Behnaz Sohrabian no larger than 15 inches and made with a variety of art mediums. Bring your leashed pets along to walk the streets and take your friends to experience a lovely night celebrating art in Oklahoma City. 6–9 p.m., Paseo Arts District, OKC.
988 Mural Reveal | Nov. 4
With the new emergency mental health number for Oklahoma, local artist Virginia Sitzes will present a new mural this weekend in Norman in conjunction with Equity Brewing and the 988 Lifeline. 988 is the new official lifeline number for Oklahomans to call for any mental health crisis. To promote this exciting step toward bettering our community’s mental health, the walls of Equity Brewing will be the canvas for the mural to coincide with the release of its Be Kind To Your Mother sour beer. The event will begin on Friday with the mural viewing, and an open discussion about 988 and the importance of mental health resources will follow after. Offerings from Equity Brewing will be provided, and this get-together is family- and pet-friendly. 12:30 p.m., 109 E. Tonhawa St., Norman.
Tree For All | Nov. 5
This Saturday, bring the whole family along to the Myriad Gardens to discover the variety of Oklahoma trees for sale. Hands-on activities will be available for children so you can spend all your time finding the perfect tree for your yard. This program is designed to promote the natural beauty of our Oklahoma greenery and diverse landscape, and you can directly participate with five different types of trees to choose from. Each tree will cost $20. 9 a.m.–12 p.m., Myriad Botanical Gardens, OKC.
Myriad in Motion Yoga Class | Nov. 5
Start your weekend mornings off right with some Zen. The Myriad Gardens is hosting its free yoga classes indoors all winter long. With instructors fit for beginners and recurring guests alike, these sessions might help you feel more tranquil as the busy holiday season approaches. 9 a.m., Myriad Botanical Gardens, OKC.