It’s the week of the Festival! Red Earth, deadCENTER, Prix de West & Charlie Christian, plus Paseo, Shakespeare, Running, Kenny Wayne Shepherd …

It’s a magical time of year in Oklahoma City! It’s the WEEKEND OF THE FESTIVAL! I mean, there’s just something for EVERYONE! deadCENTER Film Festival starts Wednesday, Red Earth Festival (love the parade & grand entry), the Charlie Christian International Music Festival and the Prix de West start on Friday. Always happy for First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts District. A lot of people are talking about the Kenny Wayne Shepherd concert at the Diamond Ballroom, which is a benefit concert for the tornado victims. I’ve included the Jerry Jeff Walker concert at Riverwind on Friday… just reminds me of the days when I lived in Raleigh, North Carolina. My mom and I just loved that Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother song and we were anything but redneck! It was the 70s. We leaned the happy hippie style.

Please enjoy. There is so much to do in this town! Don’t ever get baffled. Let me help you! Let me… tell you where to go!

Be sure to tune into Eggman in the Morning with Shawn Carey on KZLS 99.7FM The True Oldies Channel Wednesdays at 7:30am!

Wednesday, June 5

Thursday, June 6

Friday, June 7

Saturday, June 8

Sunday, June 9

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What’s Happening Wednesday: Walks | Festivals | Burgers | Kolaches | Baseball | Thunder | Science | Music | Theatre | Art Walks & a Festival | Cirque | Free Museum Admission | Kentucky Derby | River Cruises and … LADY BUGS!

Oooohhhh mah goodness! Wow! So much happening this weekend and … IN MAY! Here’s all that I found. If I’m missing something please let me know. Even though this posts out on my social media platforms I can still go in and update my blog posts. Please do not hesitate to email leslie@lesliesokc.com. My sources are EVERYTHING: People, newspapers, radio, tv, internet, FACEBOOK INVITES (19 this week alone!), eblasts and more … I think it’s safe to say that we’re all great promoters of our individual events. We take such great pride. Okay, enough! It’s late on Tuesday and I have to get up and be ON for my Eggman in the Morning on KZLS 99.7 the True Oldies channel. I kind of flubbed up my interview! Can’t be on all the time!

PS. Watch me on KFOR with Ali Meyer this Thursday at 6AM to promote First Friday Gallery Walk in Paseo. I’ll have Mother’s Day gift ideas from the artists!

Here’s what I have for this week and links for further information:

Wednesday, May 1

 Thursday, May 2

 Friday, May 3

Saturday, May 4

 Sunday, May 5

  • 5th Annual Iguana Cinco Cinco de Mayo
  • Downtown Edmond Arts Festival, 11am-5pm
  • Plaza Sunday, Plaza District, 1-4pm
  • Museums on Us – free admission for Bank of America cardholders to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, The Philbrook Museum of Art, the Gilcrease Museum plus 300 other art museums nationwide
  • Oklahoma River Cruises Season Preview, Regatta Park, 3-6pm

Tuesday, May 7

  • Bug Out Lady Bug Release, Myriad Gardens, 9am-2pm

Things to Do in OKC February 1-4

Happy Wednesday (in advance!). I’ll be on The Eggman in the Morning Show on the fabulous True Oldies channel (99.7) and wanted to get this ready in time to direct listeners to visit for more information. Do you want to know things to do this weekend? Here’s what I have!

Thursday, January 31

  • OKC Thunder vs. the Memphis Grizzlies at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, 7pm (Donwtown will be jamming!)
  • Lyric Theatrepresents Some Enchanted Evening at the Plaza Theater through the weekend
  • American Idol will feature final auditions in Oklahoma City! 7pm on KOKH Fox 25 (hopefully singers in OKC will make the city look good?)

Friday, February 1

Saturday, February 2

Monday, February 3

February is (I don’t make these up!)

  • AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month
  • American Heart Month
  • Bake for Family Fun Month
  • National Bird-Feeding Month
  • National Black History Month
  • Internatoinal Boost Self-Esteem Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • National Condom Month
  • International Expect Success Month
  • February Is Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month
  • Library Lovers’ Month
  • Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Mend a Broken Heart Month, Natl
  • Parent Leadership Month, Natl
  • Pet Dental Health Month, Natl
  • Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month
  • Relationship Wellness Month
  • Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
  • Spunky Old Broads Month
  • National Time Management Month
  • Wise Health Care Consumer Month
  • Worldwide Renaissance of the Heart Month
  • Youth Leadership Month