Here is a list of events going on around the state this weekend. For more events, go to www.wimgo.com:
- Hear singer-songwriter Steve Poltz at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Information: 524-0738 or www.bluedoorokc.com.
- Celebrate the release of Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ali Harter’s new CD “No Bees, No Honey” at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Conservatory, 8911 N Western. The show also will feature Samantha Crain, Mayola and Jabee. Information: www.conservatoryokc.com.
- Watch the casino caper “Tuna Does Vegas,” presented by Celebrity Attractions, at 8 tonight, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center, 201 N Walker. Information: (800) 869-1451 or www.celebrityattractions.com.
The 2009 Oklahoma City St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Photo by John Clanton/The Oklahoman Archives)
- Get in an Irish mood when the annual Oklahoma City St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at Fifth and Broadway. Information: 627-6555 or www.okcstpatsparade.com.
- Listen to Oklahoma guitarist Edgar Cruz play the free Concert at the Cowboy from 6 to 9 tonight at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63. The show is in conjunction with the exhibit “The Guitar: Art, Artists and Artisans.” Information: 478-2250 or www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.
- See the antics of Elmo, Big Bird and Abby Cadabby at “Sesame Street Live 1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends” with multiple performances today-Sunday at Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Information: www.coxconventioncenter.com.
Kenny Rogers (Associated Press file photo)
- THACKERVILLE – Hear Kenny Rogers at 8 p.m. Saturday at WinStar World Casino. Information: www.winstarworldcasino.com.
- NORMAN – Tour various galleries and shops around Norman from 6 to 10 tonight during the Second Friday Circuit of Art. Information: www.2ndfridaynorman.com.
- View new artwork and hear live music at the monthly LIVE on the Plaza art walk from 7 to 11 tonight in the Plaza District, NW16 between Penn and Classen. Information: www.plazadistrict.org.
The Thunder’s Kevin Durant (Photo by Steve Sisney/The Oklahoman Archives)
- Watch the Oklahoma City Thunder play the New Jersey Nets at 7 tonight and then take on the Utah Jazz at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Ford Center, 100 W Reno. Information: www.thunder.nba.com.
- Hear Tumbledown with Two Cow Garage, Andrew Anderson and John Moreland at 6:30 tonigh at The Conservatory, 8911 N Western. Read Gene Triplett’s interview with Two Cow Garage by clicking here. Information: www.conservatoryokc.com.
- NORMAN – Listen to David Bazan and Headlights at 9 tonight at The Opolis, 113 N Crawford. Information: www.starlightmints.com/opolis.html.
- Celebrate the release of Penny Hill’s new album/cassette at 10 tonight at 51st Street Speakeasy, 1114 NW 51 Street. Information: www.myspace.com/51speakeasy.