Everyone needs a break every now and then, and parents are no exception! Whether date night, girls’ night or simply grown up time, Oklahoma City has plenty of things to do, many of which offer the added benefit of helping some very worthy causes. Whether your passion is food, theater, art or something else entirely, our searchable calendar offers a wide variety of date night ideas for any day of the week. Check out our readers’ recommendations for a list of local favorite hot spots. And, if that wasn’t enough, here are our top five reasons to book a sitter this month!
March 5 – 8
Red Dirt Film Festival in Stillwater (315 N Husband St, Stillwater) features feature length movies and short films from filmmakers from around the world. The weekend also includes special guest appearances, panels, contests and parties. Films & panels, FREE: VIP passes available for purchase. See website for a complete schedule of events.
Omelette Party at the Bricktown Events Center (425 E California Ave) features omelettes and other tasty dishes from some of the community’s most acclaimed chefs as well as live music. Benefits the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Members, $80 & up; nonmembers, $100 & up. 7 – 11 p.m.
The Office! A Musical Parody at Hudiburg Chevrolet Center (6000 S Prosper Blvd, Midwest City) features unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, The Office, with songs such as “Welcome to Scranton (The Electric City),” “That’s What She Said,” “The Dundies,” “Marry Me Beesly,” and more. $28-$71. 7:30 – 10 p.m.
March 20 & 21
Jersey Boys and Girls at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features a musical extravaganza honoring many iconic artists. Enjoy renditions of such hits My Eyes Adored You, That’s Life!, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, I Will Always Love You, What the World Needs Now and more. $19 & up. 8 p.m.
Taste of Yukon at Dale Robertson Center (1200 Lakeshore Dr, Yukon) features a delicious food extravaganza with local and surrounding area restaurants. Taste of Yukon is geared towards adults; however, all ages are welcome. Adults, $15 in advance, $17 at the door; kids (10 & under), $10. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Parents Afternoon Out at Artsy Learning Center (1215 36th Ave NW, Norman) features art projects, bubbles, a movie and pizza. Potty trained – 10 yrs. $35; $30 per sibling. 1 – 5 p.m.