Here are my picks for the Best Bets in entertainment this weekend in the Oklahoma City area, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. For more events, go to www.wimgo.com.
1. Take in live music, magic shows, pop-up retailers and free entertainment at the inaugural Rock the Boat festival from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday on the Bricktown canal. Information: www.downtownokc.com.
2. See the national touring production of the smash musical “Wicked” at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker. Performances continue through Sept. 22. Information: (800) 869-1451 or www.celebrityattractions.com.
3. Hear Texas talents Green River Ordinance and Hudson Moore at 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Wormy Dog Saloon, 311 E Sheridan. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information: www.wormydog.com.
4. MIDWEST CITY — Laugh with comedian Kevin James at 7 p.m. Saturday at Rose State College Performing Arts Theatre, 6420 SE 15. Information: 297-2264 or www.myticketoffice.com.