Thunder star will serve chicken
EDMOND — “The Beard” will surprise customers by serving meals at Raising Cane's newest metro area location in Edmond from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Oklahoma City Thunder player James Harden will be working the counter and drive-thru as well as signing autographs and taking photos with fans. “We're really looking forward to having James at our new restaurant,” said general manager Jared Dunn. “We're all huge Thunder fans, of course, and we think our customers will get a kick out of seeing him at the drive-thru window and serving up Cane's chicken fingers from behind the counter.” The Edmond location at 1225 E Second St. opened last week.
Freddy's plans Norman eatery
NORMAN — Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers announced plans to build a new location in Norman at 24th Avenue NW and Main Street. The 3,300-square-foot restaurant is expected to open early next year and will feature outdoor seating and a drive-thru. Crews began tearing down a former bank at the site last week. Freddy's, based in Wichita, Kan., has 11 Oklahoma locations.
Stockyards City sets knife event
W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. will sponsor an event from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 at Little Joe's Boots, 2219 Exchange Ave., in Stockyards City. Artisans from the company will be on hand to clean and sharpen Case knives for free and host a build-a-knife session. Attendees can purchase limited edition knives, win door prizes and receive free gifts. The retailer also will offer a discount on Case products on the day of the event.
Quail Springs offers gift cards
Quail Springs Mall shoppers who spend $75 or more Saturday can receive a free mall gift card. Receipts from purchases made between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. can be redeemed in the Macy's Court for a $10 Shop Etc. mall gift card.
Shoe Carnival hosts OU event
MOORE — A tailgating event will be held Saturday at Shoe Carnival, 949 SW 25 in Moore. Cheerleaders and a mascot from the University of Oklahoma will be at the store from 2 to 4 p.m. to sign autographs and take photos with fans. Shoppers wearing Sooner gear will be eligible for discounts.
Artists accent Tulsa event
TULSA — The 18th annual Art in the Square event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Utica Square in Tulsa. More than 90 artists will showcase their work on the shopping center's sidewalk. New this year is Art Alley, a kid-friendly area with face painting and an art activity from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of The Lolly Garden. For more information and a map, visit www.uticasquare.com.
From Staff Reports