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Top Family Events in the Oklahoma City Metro
March 6 - 8, 2015

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. Our weekly Weekend Picks email includes five events not to miss next week. Sign up for Weekend Picks here to be sure you don't miss a thing!

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  • Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance at the Cox Convention Center (1 Myriad Gardens) features Elmo, Cookie Monster, Ernie and the rest of your Sesame Street friends in a live stage production. $16-$36. Friday, 10:30am & 6:30pmSaturday, 10:30am,2pm & 5:30pmSunday, 1pm & 4:30pm.
  • OKC Auto Show at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features 400 new model cars and trucks, classic cars, special guest appearances and giveaways. Adults (13 & up), $10; Kids (7-12), $5; Kids (6 & under), FREEFriday & Saturday10am to 9pmSunday, 10am to 6pm.
  • University of Oklahoma Gymnastics vs. Florida at Lloyd Noble Center (2900 S Jenkins Ave, Norman) features a re-match of the 2014 National Championship. Fans in attendance can see two of the nation's top gymnastics programs while enjoying FREE family activities including face painting, photo booths, balloon artists and giveaways. Adults: $8; Youth (6-18); $5; Kids (5 & under): FREEFriday, 6:45-8pm.
  • FREE Pass It On Consignment Sale at Memorial Road Church of Christ (2221 E Memorial Rd, Edmond) features quality, gently-used kids’ & maternity clothes, toys, furniture and baby items. A portion of the proceeds benefits Lilyfield Christian Adoption & Foster Care. Friday8am to 7pmSaturday, 8am to 2pm.
  • FREE Saturdays for Kids at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St). Create a traditional, hand-crafted corn husk doll. All supplies are furnished. Best suited for ages 4-12. FREE with admission. 10am-noon.
  • FREE Kids' Trout Fish Out at Dale Robertson Center Pond (1200 Lakeshore Dr, Yukon) features a fishing derby for young anglers. Kids can win awards for largest and smallest fish. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, 10am-1pm.
  • FREE Severe Weather Awareness Expo at Penn Square Mall (1901 NW Expressway) features an afternoon of family fun, weather education and meet-and-greets with weather experts. Saturday, Noon-4pm.
  • FREE Community Art Day at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art (1900 W. MacArthur St, Shawnee) features a come-and-go art activity where participants can create individual works of art inspired by the whimsical birds in Oklahoma artist Michi Susan’s art. Museum admission is FREE during activities and all supplies are provided. Saturday, 1-3pm.
  • Underground Monster Carnival at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) is a carnival-themed convention featuring costume contest, vendors, workshops, music and prizes. Everyone is encouraged to dress up. Adults, $11; Kids (10 & under), $7; Kids (3 & under), FREESaturday, 1-9pm.
  • Winter Jam 2015 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena (100 W Reno Ave) features Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling rockers Skillet with other Christian artists Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, For King & Country, Family Force 5 and evangelist Tony Nolan. $10. Doors open at 5pm; Concert at 6pm.

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