Best Bets for Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2011: Check out the Czech Festival, Woofstock, Oklahoma Regatta Festival and more
Here are my Best Bets for what’s happening in Oklahoma over the weekend, as published in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. For more events, go to www.wimgo.com.
1. YUKON — Take in a carnival, arts and crafts show, tractor museum and traditional food, music and dancing at the 46th annual Czech Festival Saturday in and around the Czech Building, Fifth and Cedar, and Czech Hall, 205 N Czech Hall Rd. The festivities will officially begin at 10 a.m. with a grand parade down Main Street. Information: 206-8142 or www.yukoncc.com.
2. NORMAN — Hear International Acoustic Music Award winners Horseshoe Road, led by acclaimed fiddler Kyle Dillingham, open the Winter Wind Concert Series at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Norman Depot, 200 S Jones. Information: 307-9320 or www.pasnorman.org.
3. Check out the live music, children’s area, fireworks and plenty of rowing, kayaking and dragon boating action at the Oklahoma Regatta Festival in the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. Information: 552-4040 orwww.oklahomariverevents.org.
4. Listen to music that makes you go “argh” at the Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s “Pirates on the High Seas,” part of the Discovery Family Series, at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center, 201 N Walker. Information: 842-5387 or www.okcphilharmonic.org.
5. NORMAN — Take your pooches to participate in the outdoor activities at Woofstock and then leave them with the Doggy Valet or in the Puppy Play area and take advantage of free admission to the new temporary exhibit “Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs” from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 Chautauqua Ave. Information: 325-4712 or www.snomnh.ou.edu.