6 Things to Do in OKC This Weekend: September 1-4 - 405 Magazine

6 Things to Do in OKC This Weekend: September 1-4

Shake up your Labor Day weekend by drinking a cold one while enjoying the art of ballet, browsing local produce at the farmers market, dancing to Pitbull in concert and more!

Various Studio Glass art pieces are displayed at a clean house gallery. One is pink and orange and resembles a standing stone. Three in the back take exaggerate functional forms in all-black glass. Another is an opaque glass head with a rectangular brick of threaded metal on its head.

Photo from Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Shake up your Labor Day weekend by drinking a cold one while enjoying the art of ballet, browsing local produce at the farmers market, dancing to Pitbull in concert and more!

A promo image for Beer & Ballet reads, "Thursday, Sept. 1, 6:00 p.m. Experience a truly casual evening with OKC Ballet at Beer & Ballet. Accessible, affordable and innovative, Beer & Ballet will feature several new dance works, and even works in progress, performed by our professional dancers and second company. As you sip on a selection of beer from (405) Brewery, sit back in the comfort of the world's most iconic dance studio and witness the creation of performing art.
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Beer & Ballet | September 1

This Thursday, you can experience an evening that combines beautiful ballet with ice cold beer. At the Susan E. Brackett Dance Center, 405 Brewing Co. offers a selection of beer while you watch dazzling performances by Oklahoma City’s professional dancers and second company. Relax in the lauded studio of dance and witness ballerinas perform new dance routines and works in progress. All guests must be 21 or older to attend, and afterward, artists and performers will be open to mingle with the public. Grab a spot before they fill up as the studio only offers 190 seats. 6 p.m., 6800 N. Classen Blvd., OKC.

Highlights from the Rose Family Glass Collection Opening | September 2-4

Throughout this Labor Day weekend, visit the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to see the opening of its most recent exhibit of studio glass. This glass collection originated in 1977 when Jerome and Judith Rose began their artistic assortment. Visitors will be presented a deeper understanding of how the Studio Glass Movement evolved with specific pieces from the Rose Family’s amassment of 179 works from 83 artists. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Oklahoma City Museum of Art, OKC.

The front hood, grill and headlights of an old, 1940s style blue car.
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Coffee and Cars | September 3

For all the car lovers out there, start your morning off right with fellow car enthusiasts from across the state while supporting the local community. At Coffee and Cars, join the “largest monthly gathering of car enthusiasts” in Oklahoma, according to its website, to form connections through a mutual love of automobiles. Patrons of Coffee and Cars have already donated to local organizations to benefit the public, such as Love OKC, Sharing Tree, Heartline and Citizens Caring for Children. Show off your vehicle or come to browse an assortment of awesome cars. People of all ages are welcome to attend (as long as you obey all traffic laws). 8–11 a.m., Chisholm Creek, 1332 W. Memorial Rd. Suite 106, OKC.

Wooden cartons of red and orange cherry tomatoes are stacked on top of one another at a farmers market. A sign reads, "Organic fresh cherry tomatoes, $4 per box."
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Scissortail Park Farmers Market | September 3

Snag some homegrown produce and handcrafted treats at the Scissortail Park Farmers Market this weekend. As an outdoor farmers market, Scissortail Park supports local food producers while increasing food accessibility to the public. This Oklahoma-based producer-only marketplace gives you a chance to buy directly from farmers and producers in the state, which leaves organic and high-quality goodies right at your fingertips. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Scissortail Park, OKC.

A silhouetted crowd raises its hands in excitement as a foggy stage hosts a concert in the distance.
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Pitbull with Iggy Azalea | September 4

Mr. Worldwide is coming to Oklahoma City. At the Paycom Center, get ready for Pitbull’s Can’t Stop Us Now Tour with Iggy Azalea. The international, Grammy-winning superstar holds hundreds of gold and platinum certifications for his songs, on top of his 25 million album sales. Prepare for a massive dance party as Pitbull takes the stage and gets you up out of your seat. 8 p.m., Paycom Center, OKC.

A cardioid microphone sits on a wooden desk.
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Brad Upton Comedy Show | September 4

It’s not often that comedy shows are geared toward people ages 13 and up, but with NBC’s Brad Upton’s stand-up at the Bricktown Comedy Club, you can bring your preteens along with you to enjoy the night. Grab a few drinks and a bite to eat while holding your stomach from a night of laughter. If you’re busy early in the day, no worries, as Upton will be performing in two showings, in the afternoon and evening. 4:30 & 7 p.m., Bricktown Comedy Club, 409 Kings of Leon Ln., OKC.