Here are my picks for the Best Bets for entertainment in the Oklahoma City area this weekend. For more events, go to www.wimgo.com:
1. Listen to renowned singer-songwriter Joe Ely at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Information: 524-0738 or www.bluedoorokc.com.
2. NORMAN — Sample decadent treats and participate in children’s art activities at Firehouse Art Center‘s 30th annual Chocolate Festival. Hours are from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the National Center for Employee Development, 2801 State Highway 9 East. Information: 329-4523 or www.normanfirehouse.com.
3. Watch the Oklahoma premiere of the musical “Xanadu,” staged by Lyric Theatre, at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 NW 16. Performances continue through Feb. 11. Information: 524-9312 or www.lyrictheatreokc.com.
4. NORMAN — Hear Oklahoma indie rock bands Dead Sea Choir and Brother Bear at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Opolis, 113 N Crawford. Information: www.starlightmints.com/opolis.html.