Things to Do in Oklahoma City This Weekend: July 18-21 - 405 Magazine

Things to Do in Oklahoma City This Weekend: July 18-21

Our weekly inspiration for creating the best memories in our community.

Our weekend roundup list always includes great ideas and activities to enjoy this summer.  If you attend any of these events below and snap a photo to share your experience on social media, be sure to tag 405 Magazine on your INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK posts or leave the hashtag #Your405 in your captions. We love to see your fun experiences and to share your joy with our Oklahoma City community.

All Weekend

“Visions of Courage” exhibit at 1515 Lincoln Gallery

1515 Lincoln Gallery’s latest exhibition, “Visions of Courage,” featuring nature-inspired paintings by Ukrainian artists Daniel Green and Yulaiyla Grays Larru opens this Thursday at 6pm. These artists explore humanity and nature through bold, color-infused paintings that depict a variety of flora and fauna. Their art is a testament to the courageous act of being an artist amidst war and instability. Come see the exhibit anytime until August 31. Proceeds from sales will benefit Ukrainian relief efforts as well as an orphanage and school in Nairobi, founded by Daniel Green. Local pro tip: Attend the opening reception from 6pm-8pm July 18th for a chance to meet the artists.


Thursday, July 18

Summer Sounds Concert Series at The Chisholm

7PM-8:30PM. Listen to some summer sounds with a free family-friendly summer concert! Every third Thursday from May to August. Food trucks start at 6pm. This month check out Mackynsie McKedy and the McKedy Band Horizon Hill, the home of territorial governor A.J. Seay. For more information click HERE.

Hot Bingo Nights @ The Jones Assembly

8PM. Every Thursday, all summer long, locals and travelers alike can enjoy bingo and The Jones’ beloved menu as a fun activity to beat the heat. Enjoy food, drinks, bingo, and good vibes every Thursday night after the Lively Music Series. Hosted by Brett Bogert and Eddie Radosevich.

Friday, July 19

Ribbon Cutting at Regional HealthPlex 

2PM. Celebrate Norman Regional HealthPlex’s new expansion with a ribbon cutting! Inspire Health’s planning and design phase begins with the consolidation of inpatient acute care services from Norman Regional Hospital to the Norman Regional HealthPlex. Event by South OKC Chamber.

Private Dinner with Chef Gabriel Lewis at Skyline Bricktown Canal

6PM. Eat a delicious gluten-free dinner prepared by the talented Chef Gabe Lewis at Skyline on Bricktown Canal. Indulge in a unique culinary experience as Chef Gabe showcases his creativity and expertise in crafting a 4-course gluten-free menu, infused with Neff Brewing beers. Each course of this menu will have an incredible beer pairing! This event is presented by Oklahoma Craft and NEFF Brewing. Local pro tip: Seats are limited so get tickets early! Click HERE to buy tickets. 

Bowling for Rhinos Fundraiser at Bowlero Edmond

6:30PM-10PM. Spare a night to support Bowling for Rhinos and help protect wild rhino populations! The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and AAZK’s annual fundraiser has helped strike out extinction since 1995. Families, teams and individuals are welcome to participate. Tickets are on sale now. Click HERE for more information.

Saturday, July 20

Artist Talk featuring Daniel Green and Yulaiyla Grays Larru at 1515 Lincoln Gallery

1PM-2PM. 1515 Lincoln Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Visions of Courage,” features nature-inspired paintings by Ukrainian artists Daniel Green and Yulaiyla Grays Larru. Attend the Artist Talk on Saturday, July 20, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm to explore the details behind their pieces. These artists explore humanity and nature through bold, color-infused paintings that depict a variety of flora and fauna. See this exhibit through August 31, 2024.

Vertigo- Edith Head Film Series at OKCMOA

2PM/7:30PM. This week’s Edith Head Film Series features “Vertigo”. Voted the greatest film of all time in the 2012 Sight and Sound critics’ poll, Alfred Hitchcock’s breathlessly cinematic tale of romantic obsession follows an ex-cop with a fear of heights (James Stewart) hired to trail a beautiful, haunted young woman (Kim Novak). Shows are at 2pm and 7:30pm. Join OKCMOA every Friday through September to catch one of the fourteen beloved Hollywood classics featuring costumes designed by the legendary, eight-time Oscar winner Edith Head. Tickets can be purchased HERE.

Gossip Tours: Edith Head at OKCMOA

2PM. Get all the gossip on the productions and costume designs of Hollywood’s “Golden Years” with Manager of Teacher and School Programs Tori Waldron. Tour is Saturday July 20 at 2pm. Missed that tour? Don’t worry, there is also another tour on Saturday September 14 at 2pm. Registration is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Purchase tickets HERE.

Saturday, July 21

Yoga at the Wheel at Wheeler Ferris Wheel

9AM-10AM. Start your Sunday mornings off by participating in a monthly outdoor yoga class for free! Class instruction provided by This Land Yoga. Classes every 3rd Sunday till October. No registration is required, just show up with your yoga mat and you’re good to go! August classes will be inside the Pavilion.

Native American Comedy Night at Bricktown Comedy Club

4:30PM. Join Mylo Smith, Vaughn Eagle Bear, Marc Yaffee and host Kels Cooper for Native American Comedy Night! Show is at 4:30pm and doors open at 3:30pm. Tickets are $30/$60. Buy at least two items as there is a 2-item minimum in the showroom. Local pro tip: Buy your tickets ahead of time and save money by clicking HERE.