Weekly Events Calendar September 21-27, 2020

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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.

Equi-Walks

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, the only prehistoric Native American site of its kind in Oklahoma, invites the public to its Autumnal Equinox Walks, guided walking tours designed to educate the public about Oklahoma’s Caddoan people who created the mounds between 900 and 1450 AD. There will be three walks beginning at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m., each lasting two hours with one mile of easy walking, led by an archaeologist and manager of the center. There is a fee to enter the grounds, as well as to participate in the tours. Oklahoma Historical Society members are exempt from daily admission. September 22. Admission, $7-$12. (918) 962-2062 or okhistory.org.

Articulated Mask, Maya (Mexico) ca. 800 1400 (Gift of Ed Harris, IL)

Articulated Mask, Maya (Mexico) ca. 800 1400 (Gift of Ed Harris, IL)

Ancient History

Idabel’s Museum of the Red River’s new exhibit Precolumbian Lifeways which offers a look into the past with artifacts from ancient cultures of Central America illustrating themes four themes—Domestic Life, Technology and Art, Beliefs, and Encounters. The exhibit is from the personal collections of Drs. Ernesto and Luisa Lira and Dr. Richard and Nancy Weiss, and supplemented by the museum’s collection. September 22-December 6. Admission, Free. (580) 286-3616 or museumoftheredriver.org.

Edmond residents will be riding in style during Bike to Work Day. Photo by Pexels

Edmond residents will be riding in style during Bike to Work Day. Photo by Pexels

Every Day I’m Cyclin’

Get outside and bike to work during Edmond’s Bike to Work Day, organized by Edmond Bicycle Committee to promote local cycling. Participants will gather at Edmond Festival Market Place at 7:30 a.m. for a three-to-five mile tour around the city. Riders are asked to wear masks and social distance. September 25. Admission, Free. (405) 359-4630 or edmondok.com.

Burlesque Dreams

Fans of burlesque dancing won’t want to miss Oklahoma City’s 8th annual Burlesque Festival, one of the city’s most anticipated events and called the “Best Annual Festival Statewide” in 2019 by so6ix Magazine. This year, the two-night festival will be virtual, offering two performances with different experiences, hosted by festival founder Adèle Wolf. The showcases will be broadcasted through Zoom. Those who purchase tickets will receive instructions to join. September 25-26. Admission, $10-$20. (405) 673-6162 or okcburlesquefest.com.

National Alpaca Farm Days comes to Newcastle for those who want to get up close and personal with a furry friend. Photo by Kasjan Farbisz

National Alpaca Farm Days comes to Newcastle for those who want to get up close and personal with a furry friend. Photo by Kasjan Farbisz

Furry Fun

Kids and adults alike can find something fun to do at Newcastle’s National Alpaca Farm Days event at Magnolia Blossom Ranch. Visitors can participate in interactive and up-close encounters with alpacas, enjoy a kids activity area, and shop from food trucks and alpaca fleece products, as well as learn more about the furry creatures and the farm. Kids under 10 are free. September 26. Admission, $5. (405) 412-4845 or magnoliablossomranch.com.

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Abigail Hall

Abigail Hall is Oklahoma Today's fall editorial intern.

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