Join enthusiastic Oklahomans at a collection of community events in August. The Maker Faire at Tulsa’s Expo Square runs Aug. 29. The event, described as “a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and love sharing what they can do,” offers guests a wide swath of vendors and the chance to nab one-of-a-kind pieces. Going virtual for 2020, the Oklahoma International Dance Festival gives students from around the world the opportunity to gain valuable skills with expert instruction. To enroll and learn more about the programs, visit For those with a love of all things reptilian, the Repticon Reptile and Exotic Animal Convention is Aug. 22-23 at OKC’s State Fair Park. Honoring the life and legacy of “Oklahoma’s favorite son,” the Will Rogers and Wiley Post Fly-In takes place Aug. 15 at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah. More than 100 small planes will land at the ranch to commemorate the two men and their untimely deaths in a plane crash. Visit the Tallgrass Music Festival from Aug. 14-15 at 2967 W. 133rd St. N., Skiatook, for family-friendly events and some foot-stomping bluegrass fun.

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