Here is a list of just a few of the great events going on this weekend around Oklahoma. There are many, many more at www.wimgo.com. Seriously, this weekend is absolutely jam-packed, with fun spread out across our fair land. So, if you can’t find something to do, you must not be trying very hard.
1. Hear Muse with Passion Pit at 7:30 tonight at the Ford Center, 100 W Reno. To read Entertainment Editor Gene Triplett’s interview with Chris Wolstenholme of Muse, click here. Information: www.okfordcenter.com.
2. TULSA – Listen to Oklahoma country music superstar Carrie Underwood with Billy Currington and Sons of Sylvia at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the BOK Center, 200 S Denver. To read my interview with Carrie, click here. Information: www.bokcenter.com.
3. Take in live music, visual and performing arts and children’s activities from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Plaza District Festival, 1700 block NW 16. Information: 308-5991 or www.plazadistrictfestival.com.
4. Hear Oklahoma band the Red Dirt Rangers at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Information: 524-0738 or www.bluedoorokc.com.
5. Taste more than 80 different beers the at the seventh annual Art on Tap from 7 to 10 tonight at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Information: 236-3100 or www.okcmoa.com.
6. Watch Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre’s production of Oklahoma playwright Tracey Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “August: Osage County” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center, 201 N Walker. Information: 848-3761 or www.cityrep.com.
7. Laugh aloud as the Austin, Texas-based improv group The New Movement Theater makes its Oklahoma debut at 8 tonight at Ghostlight Theatre Club, 3110 N Walker. Oklahoma City duo Twinprov will open the show, part of OKC Improv’s fall run. Information: 343-1570 or www.okcimprov.com.
8. Celebrate Pistol Pete’s 87th birthday at the Oklahoma City Zoo with the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association on Sunday. Bring a pumpkin bigger then your head to the party and receive free zoo admission. Plus, all guests wearing Oklahoma State University school colors will enjoy cake with Pistol Pete at 2 p.m. in the Zoo’s Global Plaza while supplies last. For more information, visit www.orangeconnection.org.
9. THACKERVILLE -Listen to comedian Gabriel Iglesias at 9 tonight at WinStar World Casino. Information: www.winstarworldcasino.com.
10. TULSA – Celebrate the release of Tulsa-based band OK Sweetheart’s new CD Release at 7 tonight at The Church Studio, 304 S Trenton Ave. The show also will feature Ben Kilgore and Sherree Chamberlain. Information: www.thechurchstudio.com.