Here are some events going on around Oklahoma during New Year’s weekend. For more events, click here or go to www.wimgo.com:
1. Take advantage of the final days of the Downtown in December festivities, including the Devon Ice Rink, Chesapeake Snow Tubing, OK Cityscape and more. Information: www.downtownindecember.com.
2. See “Another Hot Oklahoma Night: A Rock & Roll Exhibit” before it closes today at Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zhudi Drive. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 522-0765 or www.okhistorycenter.org.
3. Hear the Fortune Tellers at 9 tonight at VZD’s, 4200 N Western. Information: 524-4203 or www.vzds.com.
4. View the special exhibitions “La Serenissima: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Art from North American Collections” and “Jonathan Hils: Intersection” at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, before they close Sunday. Information: 236-3100 or www.okcmoa.com.
5. TULSA — Listen to Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey play covers of Beyonce, Madonna and Lady Gaga at 9:15 tonight at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main. Doors open at 8 p.m. Information: (918) 584-2306 or www.cainsballroom.com.
6. Celebrate the end of 2010 and the start of 2011 at The Flaming Lips New Year’s Eve Freakout #4, featuring Stardeath and White Dwarfs, at 8:30 tonight at the Cox Convention Center in downtown. After the Lips perform their full set – costumed dancers, balloon drop, mirror ball and all – and count down to midnight, they will play live their seminal 1999 album “The Soft Bulletin.” To read The Oklahoman’s Gene Triplett’s recent interview with Coyne, click here. For more information, go to www.coxconventioncenter.com.
7. See the new exhibit “The Games We Play” by Michele Mikesell during a New Year’s Day opening reception from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at JRB Art at the Elms, 2810 N Walker in the Paseo Arts District. Information: 528-6336 or www.jrbartgallery.com.
8. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with live music, improv, roller derby, magic shows, children’s area, strolling performers, fireworks display and lighted ball ascension at midnight at Opening Night 2011 from 7 to midnight tonight at nine venues in downtown Oklahoma City. To see the full Opening Night 2011 schedule, click here. Information: 270-4848 or www.artscouncilokc.com.
9. Watch the Oklahoma City Thunder take on the Atlanta Hawks at 7 tonight at the Oklahoma City Arena, 100 W Reno. Information: www.nba.com/thunder.
10. Hear the Randy Rogers Band and Cody Canada & The Departed play a New Year’s Eve show at 9:30 tonight at the Wormy Dog Saloon, 311 E Sheridan. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Wormy Dog will host its New Year’s Day Hangover Ball, featuring Cody Canada, Randy Rogers, Wade Bowen, Stoney LaRue, Charlie Robison, Seth James, Brandon Jenkins and Bruce Robison, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: 601-6276 or www.wormydog.com.
11. TULSA — Listen to Ray D. Rowe, former GAP Band founder and OK Jazz Hall of Famer, and his band play at 8 tonight at the NINE18 Bar, Osage Million Dollar Elm, 951 W. 36 St. North. Information: www.milliondollarelm.com or (918) 699-7614.
12. THACKERVILLE — Hear the Goo Goo Dolls rock in the New Year at 9:30 tonight at Winstar World Casino, Exit 1 Interstate 35. Information: (800) 622-6317 or www.winstarworldcasino.com.