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 inspirations 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!
SMO 21 at Science Museum Oklahoma (2020 Remington Pl) features a themed night at the museum for adults with a cash bar and themed activities and experiences as well as access to the museum’s permanent exhibits and the museum’s cafe. $21-$25. 6:30 – 11 p.m.
Wines of the West in Stockyard City (1305 S Agnew Ave) features samples of wines and merchant discounts across the district. A different Oklahoma wine will be available for sampling at various Stockyards City businesses. Free to attend. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Gypsy Glam Roadshow Music and Wine Festival at Will Rogers Park (3430 N Portland Ave) features Oklahoma wineries, live music, variety of food trucks, shopping and more. Adults, $10; under 21, free. 5 – 10 p.m.
Summer Soiree at Overholser Mansion (405 NW 15th St) features live music, dancing, drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a raffle as well as all the glitz and glamour of the roaring ‘20s. Benefits the work of Preservation Oklahoma. 7 – 9 p.m.
June 20 – 22
FREE Jazz in June at Brookhaven Village & Andrews Park (3700 W Robinson St & 201 W Daws St, Norman) features a three-day music festival with a long list of jazz musicians. Thursday & Friday at Brookhaven Village, 7 – 10:30 p.m.; Saturday at Andrews Park, 6 – 10:30 p.m.
Bonus Event –
June 6 – 29
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park presents “The Comedy of Errors” at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, where servants misplace their masters, wives overlook their husbands, and sons forget their fathers. Adults, $20; students, $15; kids (12 & under), $10. 8 p.m.