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Top Family Events in the Oklahoma City Metro
Nov. 28-30, 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! 

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FREE Cowboy Christmas at Historic Stockyards City (1305 S Agnew Ave) feature a tree lighting ceremony with cookies, hot chocolate and a parade the following day of 100 longhorns walking down Exchange Avenue. Friday, 5:30pm; Saturday, 10am. 235-7267, http://bit.ly/StockyardsChristmas

  • FREE Sandridge Christmas Tree Lighting Festival in Bricktown (Mickey Mantle & Reno) brings the holiday spirit to life this year with live music, complimentary popcorn, cookies, face painting and tree lighting by Mayor Cornett. Friday, 5-7pm. 235-3500, http://bit.ly/sandridgechristmas
  • Winter Shoppes at the Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno) features a rotating selection of boutique-style vendors in a festive holiday setting. Friday, Saturday & Sunday through Dec 23, 11am-6pm. 445-7080, http://bit.ly/wintershoppes
  •  A Territorial Christmas Celebration in Downtown Guthrie (212 W Oklahoma) features Victorian Christmas celebrations, historic home tours and theater performances of  “A Territorial Christmas.” Free lighted parade at dusk on Friday. For full schedule and information, see website. 285-1947, http://bit.ly/territorialchristmas
  • FREE Holiday River Parade at the Boathouse District (725 S Lincoln Blvd) features a Christmas parade on the Oklahoma River. A fireworks show follows an appearance by Santa Claus. Friday, 6-8pm. 231-0912, http://bit.ly/holidayriverparade
  •  “A Christmas Carol” at Lyric Theatre (1727 NW 16th St) is a local presentation of Dickens' classic Christmas tale. $40. Wednesdays through Sundays until Dec 28; various showtimes. 524-9310, http://bit.ly/LyricChristmasCarol   
  • FREE Saturdays with Santa at Myriad Botanical Gardens (333 W Sheridan) gives children a way to visit Santa’s Workshop to create a craft, write a letter to the North Pole, ride Devon’s Polar Express and hear live holiday music. Also held on Dec 6, 13 & 20. 10am-4pm. 445-7080, http://bit.ly/SantaSaturdays    
  • FREE Small Business Saturday in Downtown Edmond (Broadway from 2nd to Campbell, Edmond) offers shoppers great deals, giveaways, complimentary refreshments and carriage rides. 10:30 am-5pm. 
    249-9391, http://bit.ly/smallbusinessedmond
  • “The Oklahoma Nutcracker” at the Nancy O’Brian Center for the Performing Arts (131 S Flood, Norman) is presented by the Norman Ballet. $15, $20 and $25. Sunday, 1 pm. 866-966-1777, http://bit.ly/OKNutcracker
  • Edmond Holiday Ice Skating at Mitch Park (1501 W Covell Rd) offers ice skating, holiday music and food concessions. $10 for two-hour skate session and skate rental; $7 if you bring your own skates. $5 for ages 5 and under. Daily, noon-10pm. Exceptions: Christmas Day, noon-5pm, and New Year’s Eve, noon-11pm. 274-1638, http://bit.ly/EdmondIceRink 

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