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2017 Fall Event Guide

Sep 13, 2017
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SEPTEMBER

 

Food Truck Fridays

When: Every Friday, Now to September 29

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: The Multipurpose Pavilion at Central Park in Moore, 700 S. Broadway

What: Enjoy a wide variety of food trucks as they serve up delicious food and drink, including Mexican, BBQ, hot dogs, sandwiches, hamburgers and more! There will also be music playing in the park. Take an hour away from work and go to Central Park for Food Truck Fridays!

 

Western Movie Matinee on Wide Open Wednesdays at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum 2017 Fall Actives for Kids

When: Now to November 15

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Where: Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City

Cost: Admission is free to all courtesy of Oklahoma Ford Dealers

What: Join us for these curated selections. Popcorn provided

 

Taste of Moore

When: Friday, September 1

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Where: Moore High School at the Douglas H. Frederick Sports Complex

Cost: $10 at the door

What: Members of the Rotary Club of Moore Education Services Committee will host the 4th Annual Taste of Moore event before the Moore War football game. Proceeds will be used to support Childhood Hunger Moore Public Schools. The goal is to raise $102,200. Over 20 food vendors from local restaurants will share some samples of their specialties. The deadline for food vendors to participate in this event is August 4. For more information or tickets for the September 1 Taste of Moore event contact Janie Milum at 405-794-5977. To learn more about Rotary Club of Moore Education Services Committee email janie.milum@gmail.com

 

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Saturdays for Kids: Leather Braided Bracelet

When: Saturday, September 2

Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Where: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City

Cost: Free for children and accompanying adults

What: Kids are invited to try their hand at one of the west’s most time-honored art forms: rawhide braiding. Whether saddle-inspired, hand-stamped, or stitched, cowhide leather has long been turned into braided bracelets – and now your child has a chance to make one of their own to wear and take home. Or bring in a braided leather bracelet you already own and enjoy free Museum admission on your next visit! Designed for children ages 4 – 12. Free for children and accompanying adults. Activities offered while supplies last. For more information, call (405) 478-2250 ext. 280.

 

Doggie Paddle

When:  Thursday, September 7

Time:  6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where:  The Station Aquatic Center, 700 S. Broadway Ave.

Cost:  $5.00 per dog

What: It’s splash time for our canine friends. All dogs in the pool for the Doggie Paddle. Two dogs allowed per handler. All handlers must be 16 years old.  Dogs must be friendly and you must show proof of rabies vaccination.  Dog owners will not be allowed to swim. There will be 150 dogs maximum. Moore Pawsabilities Volunteer Group will be accepting donations for the Moore Animal Shelter. Pre-register your dog at www.cityofmoore.com/fun

 

Military Resource Fair

When: Saturday, September 16

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where:  Moore Public Library, Pioneer Public Room A&B

What: A variety of Veterans service organizations will be on hand to help connect you with resources you want, need and deserve. Go to the Moore Public Library, Pioneer System, to register

 

Moore Big Wheel Nationals

When: Saturday, September 23

Time: Registration runs from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; races start at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Moore Central Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion

What: Get ready to race! Four to eight year-olds can race for free, but registration is required. We’ll provide a sponsored Big Wheel for each child, so please do not bring your own. Free activities for the entire family.

 

Open Streets Moore

When: Sunday, September 24

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Old Town Moore Downtown

Cost: Free

What: This community event opens streets to people, providing a space to walk, bike, skate, dance, play and socialize with neighbors. By temporarily closing the street to cars, Open Streets encourages everyone to increase their activity and improve their health.  Come play in the streets at this free event, hosted by community organizations!

 

Friday Night Bytes

When: Friday, September 29

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Central Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion and Amphitheater at Moore Central Park, 700 S. Broadway.

Cost: Free to attend!

What: Food Truck Festival with Live Music

Food Trucks: Chef Rays Street Eats, Coit's Root Beer, Sugar Shack, The Flying Pig BBQ, The Saucee Sicilian, Blue Donkey Taco and City Ice-N-Moore.  

Live Music: SquadLive

2017 Oklahoma City Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech

When: Saturday, September 30

Time: Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The walk begins at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Earlywine Park Pavilion

What: Open to both children and adults, the walk is a chance to raise awareness about Apraxia and also celebrate the children who have worked so hard to find their voice! The Oklahoma City Walk includes Apraxia families who live in the Oklahoma City Metro Area, including Moore. Proceeds benefit apraxia programs and research. For more information, visit okcapraxiawalk@gmail.com or casana.apraxia-kids.org.

 

Silver Star Construction Community Team Benefit Car Show

When:  Saturday, September 30

Time:  10:00 am. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Near Hemispheres, 640 SW 19th Street

Cost: Registration Fees: $20 entry before the show; $25 day of the show. Check-in the day of the show is 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

What: Car show benefiting various charities, including the St. Jude’s Children’s Research, Women’s Resource Center, Moore Crime Stoppers and others

 

Zombie Apocalypse Paintball-Orr Family Farms

When: Saturday, September 30

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Orr Family Farm, 14400 South Western Avenue, Oklahoma City

What: The Orr Family Farm has been invaded by the undead and are in need of brave women and men to take on the challenge of fighting back these invaders. Join the fight by loading up a wagon and shooting paintballs at the zombies. Tickets are available online at www.orrfamilyfarm.com.

 

OCTOBER

 

Zombie Apocalypse Paintball-Orr Family Farms

When: Every Friday and Saturday in October

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Orr Family Farm, 14400 South Western Avenue, Oklahoma City

What: The Orr Family Farm has been invaded by the undead and are in need of brave women and men to take on the challenge of fighting back these invaders. Join the fight by loading up a wagon and shooting paintballs at the zombies. Tickets are available online at: www.orrfamilyfarm.com.

 

Moore Arts & Crafts Festival 

When:  Saturday, October 7

Time:  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where:  Moore Central Park Multi-Purpose Pavilion

What: Various vendors will be selling their arts and crafts at this event. For more information about being a vendor call 793-4332 or go to cityofmoore.com/centralpark

 

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Saturdays for Kids: Day of the Dead

Cost: Free for children and accompanying adults.

When: Saturday, October 7

Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Where: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City

Cost: Free for children and accompanying adults

What: Give your kids the time of their life by celebrating the “Day of the Dead!” While the most familiar symbol of this Mexican holiday may be the calacas y calaveras (skeletons and skulls) that appear everywhere from sugar skulls to parade masks during the holiday, they are almost always portrayed enjoying life, often in fancy clothes. Participants will have the chance to get a jumpstart on Dia de los Muertos by decorating sugar skulls, making paper flowers, and enjoying face painting inspired by La Calavera Catrina (the “Dapper Skeleton” or “Elegant Skull”). Designed for children ages 4 – 12 Activities offered while supplies last. For more information, call (405) 478-2250 ext. 250

 

Touch a Tractor Day-Orr Family Farms

When: Saturday, October 7

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

What: Get up close and personal with a tractor at the P&K Tractor Show!

 

National Cowboy and Heritage Museum Fall Break Activities

When: October 16 to October 20

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City

 

            Kids West Quest

            When: October 16

            Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

            What: What did children across the West do every day? Come explore the role of            children in the West through images, art, and more. Available while supplies last.

 

            Light up the West

            When: October 17

            Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

            What: Adventurers and settlers across the West lit their homes with candles, lanterns,     and more. Join us as we make tin can candle lanterns to light up your home. Available        while supplies last.

 

            Trailblazers Trek Hunt & Find

            When: October 18

            Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

            What: The West is many things to many people. Come explore the Museum galleries       with a special Gallery Hunt & Find designed to help you find your place in the West by          exploring the many perspectives that make it unique. Available while supplies last.

 

            Bandana Bash

            When: October 19

            Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

            What: No cowboy or buckaroo is complete without their favorite bandanna. Put on your   favorite cowboy or cowgirl apparel and come dye and color your very own bandanna.   Available while supplies last.

 

            Foil Art

            When: October 20

            Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

            What: Based on silversmithing and tin work, this hands-on art project will allow you to       create your very own masterpiece. Once your artwork is complete, use our special Gallery Hunt & Find to discover other examples of metalwork throughout the galleries.      Available while supplies last.

 

LITTLE RIVER TRAIL OF FEARS PRESENTS: Voodoo in the Bayou

When:  Friday, October 20

Time:  8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Where:  Little River Park

What: According to legend in the early 19th century, Voodoo Queen Bianca Lavreau would practice her underground religion in the wooded area known today as Little River Park.  As word got out about her practices, a mob formed to force her out of the area. She mysteriously disappeared! Today, people still say they see her roam Little River Park on a full moon.  Come be a part of the award-winning Trail Of Fears: Voodoo In The Bayou. The Trail is a 1/3 of a mile, guaranteed to scare you with the Tomb of Voodoo Queen Bianca Lavreau, Zombie Forest and Voodoo Lagoon.  Purchase tickets early because a limited number of tickets are available.

Ages:  Must be 12 or accompanied by an adult

Cost:  $7.50 per person

Tickets:  available Online www.cityofmoore.com/fun or at The Station

Note: Trail of Fear of Fears Volunteers Needed. If you are energetic and looking for some fun, then bring your best scare tactics to our Trail of Fears.  You must be at least 18 years of age.  Call 793-5090 and ask Chris for more information.

 

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Saturdays for Kids: Turn the Town Upside Down!

When: October 21

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City

Cost: $5 per person; free to adult members of either the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre or National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

What: Fun and fantasy abound when the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Oklahoma Children’s Theatre welcome all their friends from fantasy land to the transformed Prosperity Junction Western town. Kick off Halloween with fantasy and imaginative, kid-friendly activities. Families can sample sarsaparilla in the Silver Dollar Saloon and visit the Fleming Mercantile for peppermint sticks and salt water taffy. Be sure to come in costume! If you look hard enough, you may see your favorite creatures and characters rummage, scour, comb, and turn the town upside down! No reservations needed.

 

Mummy/Son Dance

When:  Friday, October 27

Time:  7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where:  The Station Recreation Center

Cost: $10 per person, $15 at the door

A howling good time will be had by all at this year’s big dance. Ghouls, goblins, superheroes, and more…get your costumes together and head over to The Station for a groovy Halloween time. To purchase tickets, visit www.cityofmoore.com/fun or in person at The Station.

Mummy/Son Dance. Snacks, Dancing, Haunted House, Door Prizes and Lots of Fun!

First United Methodist Church Tent or Treat

When: Saturday, October 28

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: 201 W Main Street

Cost: Admission is free

 

Haunt Old Town

When: Saturday, October 28

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Where: Old Town in Downtown Moore

Cost: Free

What: Bring your entire family for this trick or treating event! Inflatables, gams, music, food trucks, Moore Public Library, arts and crafts, lots of candy!

 

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Saturdays for Kids: Turn the Town Upside Down!

When: October 28

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City

Cost: $5 per person; free to adult members of either the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre or National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

What: Fun and fantasy abound when the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Oklahoma Children’s Theatre welcome all their friends from fantasy land to the transformed Prosperity Junction Western town. Kick off Halloween with fantasy and imaginative, kid-friendly activities. Families can sample sarsaparilla in the Silver Dollar Saloon and visit the Fleming Mercantile for peppermint sticks and salt water taffy. Be sure to come in costume! If you look hard enough, you may see your favorite creatures and characters rummage, scour, comb, and turn the town upside down! No reservations needed.

 

NOVEMBER

 

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Saturdays for Kids: Big, Bright and Bold – Painting as Storytelling

When: November 4

Time: 10:00 a.m. to noon

Where: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City

Cost: Free for children and accompanying adults

What: In honor of Native American History Month, celebrated artist J. Nicole Hatfield (Nahmi-A-Piah, Comanche/Kiowa) demonstrates her acrylic painting technique. A native Oklahoman, Hatfield combines both traditional and contemporary aspects of Native American art in her work. Do not miss the opportunity for your child to participate in this very unique workshop! Designed for children ages 4 – 12. Activities offered while supplies last. For more information, call (405) 478-2250 ext. 250.

 

Zombie Apocalypse Paintball-Orr Family Farms

When: Saturday, November 4

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Where: Orr Family Farm, 14400 South Western Avenue, Oklahoma City

What: The Orr Family Farm has been invaded by the undead and are in need of brave women and men to take on the challenge of fighting back these invaders. Join the fight by loading up a wagon and shooting paintballs at the zombies. Tickets are available online at: www.orrfamilyfarm.com.

 

 

 



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