Weekly Events Calendar November 16-22, 2020

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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.

Ready for six days of barrel-racing excitement? Giddyup over to the Lazy E Arena for the Barrel Racing Futurity World Championship this week! Photo by Treasuregr

Ready for six days of barrel-racing excitement? Giddyup over to the Lazy E Arena for the Barrel Racing Futurity World Championship this week! Photo by Treasuregr

We Are the Champions

Take your family to say howdy to cowboys and cowgirls as they compete for the championship title during the Barrel Racing Futurity World Championship at Guthrie’s Lazy E Arena. Barrel Futurities of America is hosting the six-day event where competitors will show off their racing skills in one of the premier barrel racing events in the country. November 13-22. Admission, Free. (405) 282-3004 or bfaworld.com.

Holiday History

Oklahoma History Center is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this year and, in honor of the milestone, the Oklahoma City museum is offering five days of free admission to the public, as well as introducing a new permanent exhibit, Launch to Landing: Oklahomans and Space. The new exhibit will display Oklahoman contributions to the history of aviation and space exploration. The museum is also featuring three other exhibits and offers audio tours in four languages that can be experienced virtually. November 17-21. Admission, Free. (405) 522-0765 or okhistory.org.

Part of the new, permanent Oklahoma History Center exhibit "Launch to Landing: Oklahomans and Space. Photo provided by Oklahoma History Center

Part of the new, permanent Oklahoma History Center exhibit "Launch to Landing: Oklahomans and Space. Photo provided by Oklahoma History Center

Shop ‘Til You Drop

Get started on your Christmas shopping list at Edmond’s Holiday Extravaganza: Pandemic Edition. This festive event from florist Madeline’s Flowers and jeweler Silver Leaf Gems has been an annual must for the last decade. The two local shops will set up stalls offering their floral designs, home decor, artisan jewelry, candles, pre-packaged treats, and more. The event will also offer a $500 prize giveaway to shoppers. Madeline’s Flowers’ stall will be located at 1030 South Broadway Avenue, while Silver Leaf Gems will set up shop at 15 West Campbell Street. November 17-21. Admission, Free. (405) 285-9700 or silverleafgems.com.

Light Up the Town

Start celebrating Christmas cheer at Jenks’ Lights On, an annual holiday kick-off event on Main Street from 6-8 p.m. at The Hive Jenks, between First and Third Streets. The festivities will include live entertainment, food trucks, caroling, shopping from downtown merchants, and the seasonal tree lighting ceremony. November 19. Admission, Free. (918) 299-5005 or facebook.com/jenkschamber.

Lace up those skates, Enid! Holidays on Ice comes to the Stride Bank Center downtown this week.

Lace up those skates, Enid! Holidays on Ice comes to the Stride Bank Center downtown this week.

Skate On

Calling all future Olympic ice skaters! Enid is opening its ice rink, Holidays on Ice, in the Stride Bank Center parking lot downtown. The first season will be open from November 20 to January 3, 2021. Take the family, or even larger groups, to skate downtown. In addition to individual and group pricing, the rink also offers individual season passes for $60. The rink is open Sunday-Saturday and will offer special holiday pop-up markets, music, and other festivities on select Saturdays. November 20-January 3. Admission, $12. (580) 234-1919 or skateinenid.com.

Written By
Abigail Hall

Abigail Hall is Oklahoma Today's fall editorial intern.

Abigail Hall
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