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Top Family Events in the Oklahoma City Metro
August 21-24, 2014

MetroFamily's Weekend Picks is your go-to source for weekend family fun. Whether you live in OKC, Edmond, Moore, Norman or nearby, we'll help you find the best weekend activities for your family. Be sure to fill out the form at the end of the page to receive Weekend Picks by email every Thursday! 

Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

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FREE 37th Annual Midsummer Nights' Fair at Lions Park (Flood & Symmes, Norman) features artists, entertainment, food, Children's Art Wall and more. Friday and Saturday, 6-11pm. (405) 329-4523, www.normanfirehouse.com.

 

  • Monkey Business Children's Consignment Sale at Shawnee Expo Conference Center (1700 W Independence, Shawnee). Many items half-price Saturday. Thursday-Friday, 9am-7pm; Saturday, 9am-2pm. shawnee.monkeybusinessok.com.
     
  • FREE Family Movie Series "Planes" at the Boathouse District (725 S Lincoln). Concessions available. Friday. Movie begins at dusk. (405) 552-4040, www.boathousedistrict.org.
     
  • Just Between Friends Children's Consignment Sale at State Fair Park. Many items half-price Friday and Saturday. $3 admission on Sunday. See website for hours and details. www.okc.jbfsale.com
     
  • Annual OCA Range Round-Up at the Oklahoma State Fair Arena features six events including saddle bronco riding, wild cow milking, team branding and a wild horse race. Benefits Children's Miracle Network. Friday and Saturday, 7:30pm. (405) 235-4391, www.okcattlemen.org.
     
  • 5K to Monet at Fine Arts Institute of Edmond (27 E Edwards, Edmond) features a 5K and mile Family Fun Run/Walk. $25/5K. $15/1-mile ($5 increase race day). Saturday, 8am. (405) 340-4481, www.edmondfinearts.com.
     
  • gloRUN OKC 2014 at Mitch Park (1501 W. Covell, Edmond) benefits the Referral Center, and features a 5K and mile fun run lined with tunnels full of black light and artwork. $20-$70. Saturday, 6-11pm. (405) 525-2525, www.glorunokc.com.
     
  •  Midnight Streak 5K in Midtown OKC benefits the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center. Saturday, 8pm. $35.(405) 951-1000.  www.oklahomacontemporary.org.
     
  • FREE Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma Over the Edge at Leadership Square (211 N Robinson) features rappeling, food trucks, games and more. Prizes from local vendors will be included in a raffle, and girls ages 5-17 will have an opportunity to sign up for Girl Scouts. Sunday, 9am. (405) 418-7931, www.gswestok.org/sheltercampaign/overtheedge.
     
  • FREE Summer Breeze Concert Series at Lions Park (Flood & Symmes, Norman) features live music by "The Handsome Devils." Sunday, 7:30pm, www.pasnorman.org.
 

Find dozens of great family events in our searchable online calendar.

5 Events Not to Miss Next Week:

  • The Phantom of the Opera presented by Celebrity Attractions at the Civic Center Music Hall features a spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical success. Tickets start at $40 (plus fees). 8/27-8/31 & 9/2-9/7. Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30pm; Friday, 8pm; Sunday, 2pm and 7pm, www.celebrityattractions.com.
     
  • FREE Urban Sprouts: Music with Ginger at the Downtown Library (300 Park) for ages 3-5 features singing, movement, exploration, and expression with music. Pre-register. August 28, 10am. (405) 231-8650, www.metrolibrary.org.
     
  • FREE Acoustic music: Live music by Jessie General Thompson at the Myriad Gardens Meinders Terrace. Thursday, 6:30pm-7pm.(405) 445-7080, myriadgardens.org.
     
  • Oktoberfest at Choctaw Creek Park features homemade German food, genuine beers and wine, continuous live entertainment for all ages, crafts and activities for children, and German dance groups. 8/29-9/6. Friday, 5pm-midnight; Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-midnight. (405) 390-8647, www.oldgermany.com.
     
  • FREE Arts Festival Oklahoma at the Oklahoma City Community College (7777 S May Ave) features original art and craftwork for purchase with live entertainment, food, and activities for children. 8/30-9/1 Saturday and Sunday, 11am-9pm; Monday, 11am-4pm. (405) 682-1611, www.occc.edu/afo.

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