#23: Okie-Tex Star Party. Photo by Dan Lessmann.
21. Tour the State Capitol with a guide, and let your legislator know how he or she is doing.
22. Dig for crystals in the Great Salt Plains, located near Jet.
23. Star gaze in the panhandle at the 31st annual Okie-Tex Star Party, Sept. 20-28, hosted by the Oklahoma City Astronomy Club.
24. Learn about a Wild West performer and cowboy movie star at the Tom Mix Museum in Dewey.
25. Take a moment to reflect on the effects of terror and the resiliency of Oklahomans at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.
26. Cheer on the Tulsa Tough cyclists as they ascend Crybaby Hill. Stick around for the people-watching.
27. Watch Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park at the Myriad Botanical Gardens Water Stage beginning June 5.
28. Catch a foul ball at an Oklahoma City RedHawks game.
29. Learn how the rest of the world plays football at a professional soccer game. Professional teams play in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City during the summer.
30. Spit seeds at Rush Springs’ annual watermelon festival Aug. 9.
31. Root for the Tulsa Shock on to a winning season at one of many home games at the BOK Center.
32. See the world from a different angle on the Diamondback, one of Frontier City’s many thrill rides.
33. Find all 30 painted guitars located around Muskogee. A map picked up from the tourist information center in the city will help with the scavenger hunt.
34. Learn the history of the U.S.S. Batfish, the “submarine-killing submarine of World War II.” The submarine, now retired, is located outside of Muskogee.
35. See where the buffalo roam at the wildlife preserve at Woolaroc outside of Bartlesville.
36. View one of the world’s tallest oil rigs, the Parker Drilling Rig, in downtown Elk City.
37. Learn about Oklahoma’s vital role in aviation and space exploration at the Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford.
38. Disregard the name and relax with a fishing pole at Experiment Lake in Woodward. The lake is located on the western edge of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Southern Plains Research Station.
39. Watch original films and world premieres at Oklahoma City’s deadCENTER Film Festival June 11-15.
40. Marvel at the largest natural gypsum cave in the world at Alabaster Caverns State Park.