At the Gathering Place, you can bring out your inner sommelier at the Tulsa Beer and Wine Festival on Sept. 12, which offers a variety of vendor booths and plenty of food and drink samples.

Going virtual this year, the Aquarium Run – hosted by the Oklahoma Aquarium – allows participants to walk, run or jog their ways to a 5K. The event has an open date; participants can take part through October. Visit to sign up.

Reach new heights at the OU Aviation Festival on Sept. 26 at Norman’s Max Westheimer Airport. The festival offers an open house, aircraft displays, tours of the control tower and more.

The Red Earth Festival, Sept. 5-6, brings thousands of Native American artists, dancers and creators from around the world to Oklahoma. The event takes place at the Grand Casino Hotel and Resort in Shawnee.

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