From art and sporting events to barrel racing and rodeos, Oklahoma is chock-full of events around the town.
For art enthusiasts, visit 108 Contemporary from Aug. 5-Sept. 25 to view Kite & Natani Notah: In the Realm of Miracles. Another stop in Tulsa should be at Philbrook to view Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism, on view through Sept. 11. In OKC, enjoy the Akuca Saktuba Marie Clark Show through Aug. 7 at DNA Galleries, and Art of the Northwest Coast from Aug. 27-May 1 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
Baseball and soccer reign supreme this summer. The Tulsa Drillers play at ONEOK Field Aug. 9-14 and 30-31, and the OKC Dodgers play at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Aug. 9-14 and 23-28. Stick around for Tulsa FC soccer, also at ONEOK, Aug. 20, 24 and 27. Support women’s sporting events at the USA Softball All-American Games, running Aug. 12-14 at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex in OKC.
Equine entertainment is also around every corner this month. Start with the Seiling IPRA and KPRA Rodeo on Aug. 4-6 at the Flying W Arena, then visit Guthrie’s All Star Team Roping Finals at the Lazy E. Arena Aug. 6-14. Then, venture to the Freedom Rodeo on Aug. 18-20 at Freedom’s Rhodes Park, and top the month off at the Summer Shoot Out Barrel Racing event, running Aug. 18-21 at OKC’s Oklahoma State Fair Park.