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Thursday, September 28th 2023, 10:31 am

By: News On 6, News 9

Here's what's going on in the Oklahoma City metro, Tulsa, and beyond!

Thursday, Sept. 28:

The Tulsa State Fair comes back for its first night on Thursday. Lots of rides, fun food, and events will happen in the 11 Days of Awesome. Check out their website HERE for a list of performers, or to buy tickets.

The Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City is hosting the Skirvin Jazz Club's Dinner and Dancing Event at 7 p.m. For more, click here.

The University of Tulsa has some Thursday night football as the Golden Hurricane kicks off AAC play at home against Temple. Kickoff at H.A. Chapman Stadium is 6:30 and as always if you can't make it out you can listen to all the action on Big Country 99-5.

High School Football

Several high school football game take place Thursday night across the state.

Chickasha plays at John Marshall High School in Oklahoma City, and Bishop McGuiness is on the road against the Eisenhower Eagles in Lawton.

Additionally, the seventh-ranked Heritage Hall Chargers travel to Pauls Valley to face the Panthers, and the undefeated Carl Albert Titans travel to face Shawnee.

All those games kick off at 7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 29:

The Castle of Muskogee Halloween Festival starts September 29 for 5 weekends on Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. They have events ranging from family fun mazes to a terrifying fun house. For more information or for tickets, CLICK HERE.

Guthrie Green is hosting LIT: A Concert by Candlelight on Friday, September 29, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Barron Ryan is a Tulsa-native pianist, and composer who will premiere his new composition, There Arises Light (in the Darkness), while surrounded by hundreds of LED candles.

The Broken Arrow Rose Festival and Chalk It Up Art Festival are happening in the Rose District on Friday, September 29, from 5 – 8:30 p.m. There will be food trucks, kite-flying, local artist booths, and events throughout the festival times. It continues through the weekend. CLICK HERE for more information.

Battle On The Blacktop IV returns to the Okie Raceway Park in Muskogee. Spectators gates open at 11 a.m. with races starting at 1 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, children under the age of 12 get in for free.

Saturday, Sept. 30:

Lady A is playing at the Lucky Star Casino in Concho. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 8.

The Signature Symphony at TCC begins its 2023-24 season on Sept. 30 with “Bluegrass to Bohemia”, featuring one of the country’s most dynamic young violinists, Tessa Lark. Tickets are priced from $39-$79

VETFEST is a collaborative initiative uniting the strength of the community, Veteran Service Organizations and local businesses. Hosted by Eagle OPS Foundation in partnership with First Baptist Owasso. Veterans can receive several services including Toxic Exposure Screening, Healthcare, Benefits and more. This takes place Sept. 30, 2023, at First Baptist Owasso address 13307 E 96th St N. in Owasso from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tulsa Health Department Community Baby Shower: Over 150 pregnant parents and families with babies attend a free community baby shower, with opportunity to visit local vendors and community resources. It's from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Booker T. Washington High School located 1514 East Zion Street.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Ann Wilson from Heart is playing at the Lucky Star Casino in Concho. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 8.

Admiral Twin Drive-In in Tulsa's first night of Scary Movie Sunday is on October 1, with a double-feature of A Nightmare on Elm Street with Bride of Chucky. The first movie starts at 7:20 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 6:

The first Friday Art Crawl is coming to downtown Tulsa again from 6 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Visit the Tulsa Arts District website for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 7:

Jamey Johnson and Logan Mize are playing at the Lucky Star Casino in Concho. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 8.

Sunday, Oct. 8:

Admiral Twin Drive-In continues its Scary Movie Sunday showings with The Lost Boys with Trick r' Treat. The first show starts at 7:10 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 14:

The Tulsa Really, Really Free Market is coming back to the Dennis R Neill Equality Center from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring what you want, and take what you like, with no cash, barters, or trades. Visit their Instagram HERE for more information.

The 13th Annual Winter Squash and Pumpkin Festival at Pleasant Valley Farms Ok starts October 14 at 11 a.m. There will be food vendors, door prizes, hourly giveaways, and with free admission. You can enjoy hayrides and a 15-acre corn maze. The event also continues to Sunday. Visit the event page HERE for more information.

Sunday, Oc.t. 15:

Admiral Twin Drive-In and its Scary Movie Sunday showings will show Psycho with Freaks. The first show starts at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 19:

The first day of Tulsa Oktoberfest starts Thursday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Experience live music, food, events, and more at one of the Top Five Oktoberfests. Visit the website HERE for more information and for tickets.

Related: Tulsa Receives National Attention For Oktoberfest Celebration

Fall Movies:

Check out Fall movie releases with Oklahoma's Own Movie Man here.

Fall Attractions:

Oklahoma Fall Fun: Information On Pumpkin Patches, Mazes & Orchards

Haunted Houses In Oklahoma

Oklahoma's Oktoberfest Celebrations


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