Photo courtesy Myriad Botanical Gardens

In Tulsa, prep your home for the warmer weather at Expo Square’s Greater Tulsa Home and Garden Show on March 7-10. Stick around the area for the adorably cute but highly competitive Tulsa Dog Training Club Agility Trials, March 15-17, as well as dinosaur extravaganza Jurassic Quest on March 22-24. (Oklahoma Citians – the event runs March 15-16 at the OKC Fairgrounds!) The Tulsa PAC hosts reporter Mary Louise Kelly on March 8, brought to town by Tulsa Town Hall. Also at the PAC is Dinosaur World Live, perfect for the kiddos, on March 21. The BOK Center also plays host to Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party on March 16-17.

Car enthusiasts won’t want to miss the OKC Auto Show at the fairgrounds, running March 1-3. The area also welcomes the OKC Home and Outdoor Living Show on March 22-24. And one of the biggest cultural events of the year – the Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival – is happening March 22-24 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Other goodies outside Tulsa and OKC include the Parkstomp Music Festival, March 15-17 at Town Center Mainstage in Medicine Park; the Queensferry Renaissance Festival, March 16-17 at Park Hills Motel and RV Park in Vinita; and the Sunny Side Up Film Festival, March 22-24 at Miami’s Coleman Theatre. 

As for St. Patty’s Day activities, try the Eufaula Green Run 5K, March 16 at Eufaula’s Xtreme Amphitheater; the Stockyard City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 16 starting at 2303 Exchange Ave. in OKC; Sham-Rock the Gardens, March 17 at OKC’s Myriad Botanical Gardens; Shamrock the Rose, March 16 in Broken Arrow’s Rose District; or the Kilkenny’s Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration, March 17 on Tulsa’s Cherry Street.

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