Weekly Events Calendar April 5-11, 2021

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Events are subject to change or cancellation. Please call or contact the event organizers before going.

Each week, Oklahoma Today staffers comb through their calendars to find a handful of great events happening across the state. Get out! See Oklahoma! And be sure to let us know what you find, either here or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @oklahomatoday.

Stretch your mind and body at Botanical Balance Free Yoga in Oklahoma City. Photo by Jane B

Stretch your mind and body at Botanical Balance Free Yoga in Oklahoma City. Photo by Jane B

Garden of Balance

Achieve inner tranquility with a visit to the Myriad Botanical Gardens this Tuesday and Saturday. Botanical Balance Free Yoga is for all who need to unwind or meditate by striking difficult poses (difficult for some of us, at least). Stroll through the lush scenery as you contemplate exactly how you came to be someone who likes to sweat on a mat surrounded by strangers. April 6 & 10. Registration, Free. (405) 445-7080 or oklahomacitybotanicalgardens.com

Cello Oklahoma

See Grammy Award-winning talent this week with cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio: Journey Through North and South America. A world-class center for the arts, Armstrong Auditorium is the perfect venue to hear Porgy and Bess Fantasy by George Gershwin, Oblivion and Libertango by Astor Piazzolla, and Samuel Barber’s sonata, among many more. April 8. Tickets, $35-$55. (405) 285-1010 or armstrongauditorium.org

Medicine Park's April Fools Mountain Bike Festival is the perfect time to spin your wheels.

Medicine Park's April Fools Mountain Bike Festival is the perfect time to spin your wheels.

Take a Bike

Cyclists and jokers unite for a weekend of fun contests and events at April Fools Mountain Bike Festival. Whether you're participating or spectating, there's plenty of mirth to be found in the costume parade ride, downhill races, and the Fool's Dozen race. The downhill races will have cash payouts for participants and the costume parade will feature live music. Get your thrills and chuckles all at once with this unique festival in Medicine Park. April 9-11. Admission, Free. (580) 591-1693 or facebook.com/mountainbikeclubofthewichitas

Balloons, Tacos, Redbud

Hot air balloons and tacos make for an interesting combination, but if you dream of soaring through the air with a savory taco in your hand the 2021 Folds of Honor Redbud Balloon Festival & Oklahoma Taco Fiesta in Yale is for you. There will be live music each day, and there is even a car show featuring a wide variety of antique rides. Cars, tacos, and hot air balloons—no complaints here. April 9-11. Tickets, $7-&10. (405) 385-4040 or redbud.ticketleap.com/festival

Take to the sky before you take a bite of lunch at the Redbud Balloon Festival & Oklahoma Taco Fiesta. Photo by Pexels

Take to the sky before you take a bite of lunch at the Redbud Balloon Festival & Oklahoma Taco Fiesta. Photo by Pexels

A Cowboy’s Dessert

Enjoy select cobblers and ice cream with poetry, as well as food trucks, live music, and events for children at the Cowboys & Cobbler Throwdown. This is the perfect event for anyone who appreciates the culture of the west and Oklahoma. Chow down on your sweets while listening to cowboy poets Jay Snider and “Straw” Berry perform some of their work. This outdoors event is the perfect way to get some Oklahoma sun and fresh air. April 10. Admission, Free. (580) 252-6692 or onthechisholmtrail.com

Written By
Erik Charlson

Erik Charlson
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