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Central Oklahoma’s Event Calendar July 2011
By Tourism Industry Partner
DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA – Enjoy Dive-In Movies in the Wave Pool at White Water Bay each Friday night from July 1-August 5. Movie is included with park admission. For more info: whitewaterbay.com.
Media contact: Andrea Harvey, Frontier City/White Water Bay, 405-478-2140 x299
The International Finals Youth Rodeo is July 10-15 at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center in Shawnee. 11 performances and events include Barrel Racing, Breakaway Roping, Team Roping, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Bull Riding, Bareback Riding and more. IFYR tickets can be purchased in advance for a discounted price or at the gate. Finals performance is Friday at 7:30 p.m. For more info: visitshawnee.com.
Media contact: Gordona Rowell, Shawnee CVB, 405-275-9780
Stillwater's Jumpin' Little Juke Joint turns 36 this summer with a celebration of food, drink, music, prizes and more. The Eskimo Joe’s 36th Anniversary Bash is July 18-24 in Stillwater. For more info: eskimojoes.com.
Media contact: Kendra Moreland, Eskimo Joe’s, 405-377-0799 ext 320
The World Cup of Softball is July 21-25 at ASA Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City. Enjoy this international softball event featuring the 2011 USA Softball Women’s National Teams and women’s teams from Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Great Britain and Japan, as well as the 2011 USA Softball Men’s Slow Pitch National Team and Canada’s Men’s Slow Pitch National Team. For more info: asasoftball.com.
Media contact: Jamie Blanchard, ASA, 405-425-3422
Lyric Theater in Oklahoma City presents favorites like Hairspray from July 5-9 and Ragtime from July 19-23. Shows take place at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City and tickets can be purchased in advance online. For more information: lyrictheatreokc.com.
Media Contact: Cristen Shepherd, Lyric Theatre, 405-524-9310
The Chevy Bricktown Banjo Bash July 16 in Oklahoma City includes free outdoor concerts from 1 to 4 p.m. at the corner of Sheridan and Oklahoma. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy performances by the All Stars Youth Banjo Band, Ken Aoki, Cynthia Sayer, Doug Mattocks, Debbie Schreyer, and the Mickey Finn Show. For more information: americanbanjomuseum.com.
Media Contact: Janet Raines, American Banjo Museum, 405-604-2793
Each of these media contacts can provide additional information or a spokesperson for interviews.
For more information on these events or Central Oklahoma Frontier Country, visit oktourism.com or call 405-232-6552.
Public Relations Manager
Frontier Country Marketing Association
822 N. Broadway Ave. | Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405.232.6552 | 800.386.6552 | fax: 405.232.6556