Weekly Events Calendar: February 19-25

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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.

Mysterious and Spooky

By Kiersten Stone
Duh duh duh duh (snap, snap)
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky. They’re altogether ooky, The Addams Family will be performed by the Duncan Little Theatre at the Simmons Center February 23-25 and March 1-2. Whether you grew up reading the comics or grew up watching them on TV, this version of the musical macabre family will be sure to keep you entertained as the actors bring some of America’s favorite undead characters to life. Performances will be nightly starting at 7:30 with a matinee on the 25th at 2. For more information about the musical, call 580-252-2900. You can also order tickets online by visiting duncanlittletheatre.com.
February 23-25 and March 1-2. Tickets, $20-$25. duncanlittletheatre.com

"Take My Money!"

By Karlie Ybarra
Real talk: There are so many pop culture cons these days that the guest lists can sometimes be less than impressive. But Claremore Super Con 2024 is well worth the $12 to $40 ticket. Chuck Huber, who brought many English-speaking Dragon Ball Z characters to life; Walter Jones, aka Zack Taylor of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers; and Lindsay Seidel who lent her voice talents to Attack on Titan, One Piece, and many other anime titles will be there. The one panelist I’m most excited to see though is Billy West. If you grew up in the ’80s, ’90s, or even early 2000s, you undoubtedly heard Billy’s wacky voices as Zim in Invader Zim, Bugs Bunny in Space Jam, Doug in Doug, Phillip J. Fry in Futurama, BOTH Ren and Stimpy… He has 212 acting credits so I won’t name them all, but suffice it to say he might have spoken to us more than our actual parents. If you need inspiration for the cosplay contest, you can probably find it on Billy’s IMDB page. The accurately named Claremore Super Con will be February 24th and 25th at the Claremore Conference Center. But just a heads up, Lindsay Seidel will only be there on Saturday the 25th. Go to visitclaremore.com for more details.
February 24-25. Tickets, $10-$40. visitclaremore.com

Some people have character, but he has several. See the iconic voice actor Billy West and more stars of television and animation at Claremore Super Con 2024. Photo courtesy Billy West

Some people have character, but he has several. See the iconic voice actor Billy West and more stars of television and animation at Claremore Super Con 2024. Photo courtesy Billy West

If It Makes You Happy

By Megan Rossman
If you’re an indecisive person who likes a ‘90s and early 2000s shuffle playlist, do I have the concert for you. On February 24, you can oscillate between swing-swinging beneath the milky twilight and being a loser along with Beck as My So Called Band performs at the Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City. This much-loved local cover band has been playing shows for years, inspiring many sing-alongs with some of our favorite millennial hits. This is a 21-and-up show, so come for the nostalgia and leave your kids behind. For more information, visit towertheatreokc.com.
February 24. Tickets, $15-$400. prekindle.com

Oklahoma's favorite 1990s and early 2000s cover band My So Called Band take Oklahoma City's Tower Theatre stage this weekend. Photo courtesy My So Called Band

Oklahoma's favorite 1990s and early 2000s cover band My So Called Band take Oklahoma City's Tower Theatre stage this weekend. Photo courtesy My So Called Band

Long About a Saturday Night

By Nathan Gunter
I love this event, because it’s little like, take a country kid’s favorite pastime and make it fashion—or at least, make it a gala. Because as all country boys will know, drinking alcohol in the presence of fish is a time-honored redneck ritual. Drinking and fishing. That’s a good July Friday night right there. Well the folks at the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks have zhuzhed this one up with their annual Splash! party. This annual event brings in beers from local breweries like American Solera and food from awesome Tulsa places like Andolini’s and The Bayou. Add to that a silent auction, raffle, and a mechanical bull shark, well it sounds to me like you’ve got just about the best drinking-alcohol-near-fish party I’ve ever heard about. Attendees must be 21 or older, and tickets start at $85. For more information, visit splashokaq.com.
February 24. Tickets, $85-$200. splashokaq.com

Shoe Game

By Ben Luschen
Finally, an event that gives us an answer to one of history’s greatest questions: “What are thoooooose?” Of course, those who attend Kicklahoma this Sunday at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market building will have to accept multiple answers. Yeezys, Jordans, Nikes, Off Whites, Adidas, and more will be on display, for sale, and for trade at this event. Collector attendees can bring up to three pairs to the show for haggling purposes, but by no means do you need to be a sneakerhead to attend. If you’re simply looking to turn those L’s on your feet around into some real J’s, this is the place to be. Plus live music and food vendors make this more of an all-day gathering than a quick shopping stop. As convenient as it might be to browse sneakers online, there’s one thing you still can’t do on eBay, and that’s stuntin’ on ’em! It all starts at noon and lasts until 5 pm. Admission to Kicklahoma is free, which is a good thing because the shoes definitely won’t be. Visit shopkicklahoma.com for more information.
February 25. Admission, free. facebook.com/kicklahoma

Browse, shop, and trade Nikes, Jordans, Adidas and more at Kicklahoma inside the Farmers Public Market in Oklahoma City. Photo courtesy Pexels

Browse, shop, and trade Nikes, Jordans, Adidas and more at Kicklahoma inside the Farmers Public Market in Oklahoma City. Photo courtesy Pexels

Written By
Ben Luschen

Luschen joined the *Oklahoma Today*’ staff as Research Editor in 2021 and currently works as the magazine's Web Editor, managing the website and social media fronts. His past *Oklahoma Today* stories have ranged in content from the state's bee and quail industries to its vibrant art and music scenes. Not adverse to a road trip, Luschen is always on the lookout for the next big adventure. He is never out of opinions about the current state of Oklahoma City Thunder basketball.

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