Weekly Roundup: April 24th-30th, 2024 - 405 Magazine

Weekly Roundup: April 24th-30th, 2024

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Weekly Roundup - Festival of the Arts in Oklahoma City

Without further ado, here’s our Weekly Roundup for April 24th – April 30th, 2024!


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Festival of the Arts at Bicentennial Park. Join us April 25 – 28 for OKC’s biggest celebration of the arts, presented by Arts Council Oklahoma City. This year’s event features 144 artists from around the country, 29 food vendors, hundreds of local performers, family-friendly activities, and so much more.


Fireflies at Carpenter Square Theatre. Matthew Barber’s romantic comedy, “Fireflies,” buzzes into Carpenter Square Theatre April 5-27, 2024, continuing the downtown theater’s Season The charming play centers around a retired spinster in a small south Texas town. Performances on the Inasmuch Foundation Stage at the theater’s new venue located at 1009 W. Reno, just east of the intersection of Western and Reno.


OKC Memorial Marathon Finish Line Festival at Scissortail Park. (Saturday + Sunday) As the primary fundraiser for the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, the Memorial Marathon is a unifying experience for the state of Oklahoma, as well as one of the most anticipated races in the country. Whether this will be your first marathon or you are a top athlete, it will be a Run to Remember!


WEDNESDAY · APRIL 24TH, 2024Weekly Roundup


4PM – Puppy & Kitten Shower at Tiny Bubbles Wine Bar by OK Humane Society. Support a good cause and get a sneak peak of the fabulous new Tiny Bubbles Wine Bar! There will be finely crafted drinks with a portion of the sales benefiting OK Humane along with complimentary bites.


4PM – Angels & Friends Celebration with Arts Council Oklahoma City. Angels & Friends is the annual fundraising event to support Arts Council Oklahoma City’s programs and initiatives, such as All Access Arts and Art Moves. Join us in Bicentennial Park for a night of live music, delicious food, an open bar, raffle prizes, and more. This year, the event is partnering with Festi-First, a VIP experience that lets you shop Festival of the Arts before the event opens to the public! You’ll be able to stroll Festival grounds with a drink in your hand and get the first pick of the incredible creations of 144 artists from around the country.


5:30PM – Move your ScissorTAIL | HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) at Scissortail Park. Every Wednesday at 5.30pm starting April 10 through October 30. Meet at Sports Pavilion, Lower Park. Instructor: Lori Mathews. Move your ScissorTAIL free classes are Sponsored by: First United Bank and Kroger Delivery.



THURSDAY · APRIL 25TH, 2024Weekly Roundup


8 AM – Move your ScissorTAIL | Walking Club at Scissortail Park. Walking Club FREE TO EVERYONE! Every Thursday and Sunday 8am (all year, except on extreme weather conditions). Meet at Union Station. Move your ScissorTAIL free classes are Sponsored by: First United Bank and Kroger Delivery.


6 PM – “Head in the Clouds” Exhibition Opening at 1515 Lincoln Gallery. This spring, from April 25th to June 1st, 2024, 1515 Lincoln Gallery is honored to host “Head in the Clouds,” a thought-provoking exhibition featuring longtime friends and colleagues, Marc Barker and Josette Simon-Gestin. This unique showcase brings together two artists renowned for their distinctive approaches to capturing the essence of both the physical world and the realms of imagination.


8 PM – Jessie Murph Live In The Sticks Tour at The Criterion. Doors 7:00 pm | Show Time 8:00 pm


FRIDAY · APRIL 26TH, 2024Weekly Roundup


8 PM – Bronco at The Criterion. Doors 7:00 pm | Show Time 8:00 pm



SATURDAY · APRIL 27TH, 2024Weekly Roundup


9 AM – Myriad in Motion Free Yoga at Myriad Gardens. Bring a mat, water. Meet at Water Plaza Room. Instructors from YMCA. Want to stay fit and have fun? Check out FREE Yoga in the Myriad Botanical Gardens – a perfect place to relax and connect with nature. Every Tuesday at 6pm and Saturday at 9am, you can practice your fitness goals in a tranquil environment open to people of all levels. Sign up on Yogi-mail alerts here and start achieving fitness goals in this beautiful setting!


9 AM – Move Your ScissorTAIL – FREE Zumba at Scissortail Park. Meetup at Event Pavilion, Upper Park. Instructor: Emily Otero. Free Move Your ScissorTAIL programs are made possible thanks to sponsors First United Bank and Kroger Delivery.


10 AM – Guided Gardens Tours at Myriad Gardens. Expand your knowledge of Oklahoma plants and find inspiration for your own garden with an educational walking tour, led by one of our knowledgeable horticultural staff. Wheelchair and stroller friendly.


11 AM –  Doghouse Biker Run at Ole Red Tishomingo. The 90-mile poker run will begin at 11:00 a.m., stopping at five favorite local hangs from Kingston, Oklahoma, and ending at Blake Shelton’s Ole Red in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Proceeds will support the American Iron Riders’ efforts in Kids Christmas Shopping with Bikers and local veterans. The Doghouse at Ole Red will additionally feature raffles for VIP concert packages to Doghouse shows for ticketholders from 4:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m., with local band Ten Acre Rock playing from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


1 PM – “Poultry of Antiquity: Using Historical Techniques to Raise Poultry Breeds” program at Hunters Home. Hunter’s Home will host a workshop to teach historical techniques about raising chicken breeds, some dating back centuries, that lived in Indian Territory in the 1840s and 1850s. This workshop will cover the background history of several chicken breeds that are readily available, where to find them, and how to raise them using historical techniques.


1 PM – ScissorTales StoryTime with Metropolitan Library System at Scissortail Park. Meetup Near the Children’s Playground. Join our friends from the Metropolitan Library System for FREE storytime at Scissortail Park! Enjoy two books as well as songs and the chance to play musical instruments.


7 PM – The Blues is Alright Tour at The Criterion. Doors 6:00 pm | Show Time 7:00 pm


SUNDAY · APRIL 28th, 2024Weekly Roundup


8 AM – Move your ScissorTAIL | Walking Club at Scissortail Park. Walking Club FREE TO EVERYONE! Every Thursday and Sunday 8am (all year, except on extreme weather conditions). Meet at Union Station. Move your ScissorTAIL free classes are Sponsored by: First United Bank and Kroger Delivery.


2 PM – Workshop: Kokedama Planting at Myriad Gardens. Kokedama is a botanical planting style originating in Japan and popular in modern aesthetics. Ornamental houseplants are planted within balls of soil and moss and can be hung or displayed decoratively. Join Wei Li of Simple Morea in learning the art of kokedama in this workshop. Guests will leave with a complete kokedama they have made, including a plant.



MONDAY · APRIL 29th, 2024Weekly Roundup


11:30 AM – Blood Drive at Chicken and Pickle. Give Blood, Save a Life. Someone needs blood every two seconds. One pint of blood could save three lives. YOU can help!. Donors will receive a stand-tall T-shirt, one free entry into the OKC zoo and a card for a free shareable at Chicken N Pickle. For questions contact Alicia Jackson at AliciaJ@ChickenNPickle.com. **Reservations Required


TUESDAY · APRIL 30th, 2024 Weekly Roundup


4 PM – Enchanting Elixirs at JK by Chef King. Immerse yourself in half-price cocktails every Tuesday at JK’s. Whether it’s a romantic rendezvous, a girls’ night out, an after-hours get-together, or a celebration, reserve your spot online for an unforgettable evening.


6 PM – Myriad in Motion: FREE Yoga at Myriad Gardens. Ready to find your inner peace and relaxation? Come join us at the Myriad Botanical Gardens for our twice-weekly yoga classes, running Tuesdays at 6pm & Saturdays at 9am. All levels of experience are welcome! Bring a mat and water bottle – we’ll provide everything else you need on the journey to calmness. Signup for yogi alerts here. Join us as take your next step towards finding balance through mindful movement.


For more ideas about what to do in the metro, check out this month’s April Issue here.