Although the holidays are behind us, you can still get your skate on at the following: Broken Arrow’s ice rink, 418 S. Main, through Jan. 7; Norman’s Crest on Ice, 2550 Mt. Williams Dr., through Jan. 7; Edmond’s ice rink, Mitch Park, through Jan. 15; and OKC’s Devon ice rink, Myriad Botanical Gardens, through Jan. 29.

In Tulsa, monthly events beckon – visit the First Friday Art Crawl in downtown Tulsa on Jan. 5 or the Second Saturday Architecture Tour at 100 E. Second St. on Jan. 13. Other must-visits include the Tulsa Martin Luther Jr. King Day Parade, beginning at N. Detroit Ave. and John Hope Franklin Blvd. on Jan. 15, as well as the Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long races on Jan. 20 throughout the Tulsa River Parks Trail System. In the latter, runners can choose between 5-, 10-, 25- and 50K races. Lastly, venture to Expo Square for the Green Country Home and Garden Show on Jan. 26-28 and the Tulsa Boat, Sport and Travel Show on Jan. 29-Feb. 4.

Offerings are varied in Oklahoma City and range from the Arcadia Lake Eagle Watch on Jan. 5-7 to the Oklahoma City Spirit Fair – where visitors can pick up new spiritual gifts – on Jan. 6-7 at the Reed Conference Center. Head to the OKC Fairgrounds for the OKC RV and Boat Show from Jan. 12-14 and the OK Home and Garden Show from Jan. 19-21. Lastly, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in the Gardens runs Jan. 15 at Myriad Botanical Gardens. 

Around the state, visitors can enjoy the First Day Hike on Jan. 1 at a variety of state parks. For some high-Octane action, visit: Duncan Monster Truck Wars, Jan. 20 at Enid’s Stephens County Fairgrounds; the Mad Dog Demolition Derby, Jan. 20 at the Claremore Expo Center; and the Red River Showdown Go-Kart Racing event, Jan. 26-27, also at the Stephens County Fairgrounds. Lastly, head to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Celebration on Jan. 15 at Muskogee’s Martin Luther King Community Center. 

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