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Tulsa, OK – Weekend events


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Here is a roundup of weekend activities throughout the state of Oklahoma.

Friday, July 3

DISNEY Disney Island Fireworks on the Water, a spectacular fireworks display over the water of Grand Lake O' The Cherokees, dark, GRDA Spillways. Contact: Judy Barger, 918-435-4272 or jbarger@wavelinx.net

McLOUD Blackberry Festival, featuring a carnival, car show, tractor show, poker run, softball, horseshoes, children's games, food, vendors, fireworks, and more, 8 a.m.-12 a.m. Saturday and 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday, McLoud City Park. Call: 405-964-6566 or jayne@mcloudchamber.com

OCTAVIA J-D Independence Day Trail Ride, includes hot-dogs, homemade ice cream and ice cold watermelon, along with a fireworks show and trail ride, through Sunday, J-D Trail Riding & RV Camp, 28494, State Highway 144. Contact: David Harrington, 580-244-7261 or jharrington@j-dtrailriding.com

PAWHUSKA Historic Trail Camporee , join the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of America's first Boy Scout Troop. Activities include unique campsites, earn Historic Trails Badge and enjoy a gigantic parade of troops, Trade-O-Ree, Mountain Men, car show, headliner entertainment and fireworks display, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Osage County Historical Society Museum, 700 N. Lynn Ave. Contact: Judy Taylor, 918-287-9119 or ochs@att.net

PAWNEE Wild West Music Fest, No Justice and the Red Dirt Rangers are but a sample of the dozen bands that will perform at this Independence Day music festival. Enjoy music, food, cold drinks, and fun for all ages. Don't miss the spectacular fireworks display Saturday night; 4 p.m.-2 a.m., Pawnee Lakeside Arena. Contact: Bill Gosnell, 918-762-2108 or pawneechamber@cowboy.net

SAND SPRINGS Discoveryland's Oklahoma!, see the national home of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!" presented in a beautiful 1500-seat amphitheater complex, complete with horses, wagons and of course, a real surrey with the fringe on top! Also presented in repertory is the frontier musical, "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers." Pre-show activities include a cattleman's ranch dinner, Native American dancing, free pony rides, gift shops and ice cream parlor; dinner, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Native American dancing, 7 p.m.; preshow entertainment, 7:30 p.m., show, 8 p.m., 19501 W. 41st St., Contact: Bill Jeffers, 918-245-6552 or bjdiscoveryland@hotmail.com

TISHOMINGO Old-Fashioned 4th of July Festival & Parade, beginning Friday, includes countrywide talent contest, domino tournament, patriotic decorated bed races, watermelon seed spitting contest, live music and fireworks display. Saturday's festivities feature a parade, flag salute and patriotic music. Other activities include an apple pie contest, turtle races, sack races, perch fishing derby, bubble gum bubble blowing contest, arts and crafts, and food vendors, 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Main Street & Pennington Park. Contact: Janis Stewart, 580-371-2175 or johnstoncochamber@yahoo.com

TULSA Wing Ding 31, the world's largest convention of owners of Honda Gold Wing and Valkyrie motorcycles, featuring a poker run, trike demo rides, seminars, tradeshow, kids show, talent show, light parade, and more, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Tulsa Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St. Call: 800-843-9460, 918-744-1113 or customerservice@gwrra.org

Saturday, July 4

ALTUS 4th of July Celebration, fireworks display by the city of Altus, dusk, TBA. Contact: Holley Urbanski, 580-482-0210 or altuschamber@altuschamber.com

ARDMORE Independence Day Parade, includes parade, 10 a.m., Main Street. Call: 580-226-0091 or flat@brightok.net

BLACKWELL 4th of July Celebration includes parade, bike decorating contest, floats, children's games, music, best burger contest and fireworks display, 11 a.m., downtown at Memorial Park, fairgrounds. Call: 580-363-4195, or blackwellchamber@4grc.com

BUFFALO Honoring Our Veterans, includes games, food, a 40 piece military band, flyover, honor guard, family fun, and entertainment, Celebration Park. Contact: James Leonard, 580-735-2521 or buffalo@pldi.net

BUFFALO 4th of July Celebration, includes games, a mechanical bull, inflatables, food and live entertainment, beginning at dark. Call: 800-642-1882

CHICKASHA Blow up the Ranch Music Festival, all-day music event will feature various artists throughout the day performing at the Trailboss amphitheater and the new indoor Oklahoma stage. The music starts at noon and includes performers such as Mama Sweet, Jeff Hobbs and the Jacks, John Fulbright, Gabe Marshall, and more, noon-12 a.m., Muscle Car Ranch, 3609 S. 16 St. Contact: Curtis Hart, 405-222-4910 or charticus@aol.com

CLEVELAND Freedom Celebration, featuring live entertainment, kid's games, food and extravagant fireworks, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Feyodi Park, Kiowa Avenue and Broadway Street. Contact: Diana Tilley-Esparza, (918) 358-2131 or diana@chamberofcleveland.com

CONCHO Lucky Star Casino Fireworks Celebration, dark, U.S. Highway 81. Event Contact: Jason Reynolds, 405-262-7612, or jreyn4401@cox.net

DAVIS Summerfest, featuring a parade, inflatables, games, live entertainment, flag presentation to veterans, food and a fireworks finale! 9 a.m., Wolf Field. Call: 580-369-2402 or davischamber@sbcglobal.net

EDMOND Parkfest & Fireworks, includes games, festive activities, fabulous food, music entertainment, and fantastic fireworks, 5 p.m.-11 p.m., with fireworks display at 10p.m., University of Central Oklahoma. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. No ice chests allowed. Contact: June Cartwright, 405-340-2527 or libertyfest@libertyfest.org

EL RENO El Reno Fireworks Display, with fireworks display over Lake El Reno, after dark, Lake El Reno. Contact: Terry Floyd, 405-262-4070 or tfloyd@cityofelreno.com

FORT GIBSON 4th at the Fort, includes daily life and military demonstrations, music and the reading of the Declaration of Independence, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 N. Garrison. Contact: Chris Morgan, 918-478-4088 or fortgibson@okhistory.org

GORE Fireworks Extravaganza, view fireworks show from the water, dusk, Tenkiller State Park and Corp of Engineers Campgrounds. Contact: Don Nowlin, 918-457-4403 or don@laketenkiller.com

GUYMON Freedom Fest, includes bull riding, barrel racing, live music, kid's arena, games, food and fireworks show, noon-dark, Henry C. Hitch Arena. Call: 580-338-5838 or cddirector@guymonok.org

HOBART Independence Day Celebration & Krazy Days, including games and activities on the Courthouse Square, a picnic with your family and friends, live music, dancing and a fireworks display, 9 a.m.-midnight, courthouse square. Contact: Stephen Boyd, 580-726-2553

JAY Huckleberry Festival, includes a car show, parade, arts & crafts, Huckleberry 5K run, carnival and much more, all day, city wide. Call: 918-253-8698 or delcohmuseum@grandsavingsbank.com

JAY Jay Fireworks Display, 9:30 p.m., J.B. Earp Stadium. Call: 918-253-8698 or delcohmuseum@grandsavingsbank.com

KETCHUM Duck Creek Fireworks, a spectacular show over the water accompanied by music, and boats parading up and down the creek, evening to 10 p.m., Duck Creek on Grand Lake. Contact: Joe Harwood, 918-782-3292 or donna.belt@arrowheadok.com

MEDICINE PARK Medicine Park's Birthday Celebration, honoring the birth of "The Jewel of The Southwest" and Oklahoma's only historic cobblestone resort community. The day's events include games, live music, vendors, food, fireworks, and shopping, all day, town center. Contact: Jane Thompson, 580-529-2825.

MIDWEST CITY Tribute to Liberty, includes live entertainment, bands, clowns, and Uncle Sam on stilts at this Independence Day event. Stick around for a spectacular fireworks display at night, 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Joe B Barnes Regional Park, 8700 E. Reno Ave. Contact: Susan MacQuarrie, 405-455-1818 or smacquarrie@midwestcityok.com

NOWATA Independence Day Wild Turkey Fest, including a turkey drop, turtle races, children's games, festival foods, and fireworks, 3 p.m.-dusk, Jack Gordon South Park. Contact: Billie Roane, 918-273-2301, or nowatachamber@sbcglobal.net

PAWNEE 4th of July Celebration, featuring an annual turtle race, water balloon volleyball, coins-in-the-straw, tug-of-war, boot toss, egg toss, and horseshoes for all ages, 8 a.m., courthouse square. Contact: Bill Gosnell, 918-762-2108 or pawneechamber@cowboy.net

PAWHUSKA Freedom Celebration Parade, includes non-motorized parade honoring our veterans, and receive free hot-dogs, watermelon, balloons and flags, 10 a.m.-noon, downtown and Cultural Park. Contact: Mike McCartney, 918-287-1208 or pawhuskachamber2@sbcglobal.net

PONCA CITY Freedom Festival, includes games, music, entertainment, boat parade, vendors and ending with a fireworks display, 9 a.m.-dark, Lake Ponca, U.S. Highways 60 77. Contact: Terri Sherbon, 580-767-0432

PONCA CITY Fly-In, hundreds of airplanes fly in to Ponca City on the first Saturday of every month. Breakfast is served for donation and airplanes are lined up for viewing, 7 a.m.-10 a.m., Ponca City airport, 2213 N. Waverly St. Contact: Don Nuzum, 580-767-0470.

PRYOR Independence Day Celebration, events for families and fireworks, dusk, Pryor Sports Complex, west of the city. Contact: Barbara Hawkins, 918-825-0888 or info@pryorchamber.com

SHAWNEE FireLake Grand Fireworks Spectacular, 10 p.m., Firelake Casino, 41207 Hardesty Road. Brad Peltier, 405-878-4862 or brad@firelakegrand.com

TONKAWA Fireworks Celebration, includes a parade, children's games and a fireworks display at dusk, Blinn Park. Contact: Janet White, 580-628-2220 or info@tonkawachamber.org

VIAN Lake Tenkiller Fireworks Extravaganza, view a fireworks display by boat or by land, dusk, Lake Tenkiller. Contact: Don Nowlin, 918-457-4403 or nowlindonald@msn.com

WAYNOKA 4th of July Jubilee, including a picnic, free swim, watermelon and big fireworks show at dark, 10 a.m.-dark, Santa Fe Park. Contact: Kasady Bradford, 580-824-4741 or waynokachamber@gmail.com

WEATHERFORD Saturday Night Cruise, a night cruise of antiques, classics, rods and custom cars. Bring your favorite ride or just come to watch a night of showcasing cars and swapping stories, exit 84 at Interstate 40 and Airport Road, 6 p.m. Contact: Bill Lindsey, 580-772-6527.

YUKON Freedom Fest, includes Mid American Hot Rod Association car show, children's activities, swimming, petting zoo, pony rides, children's parade, and relay races. This event also features live musical entertainment featuring the OKC Philharmonic and a huge fireworks display, 8 a.m.-11 p.m., Yukon City Park & Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament. Contact: Jan Scott, 405-350-8937 or jscott@cityofyukon.gov

SAYRE Poppin' in the Park, fireworks display, City Park. Call: 580-928-3386 or sayrechamber@att.net

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