Modified: June 12, 2012 at 6:10 pm •  Published: June 13, 2012


Father's Day

Restaurant offers buffet-style lunch for fathers

Chef Dustin Dunaway, of The Catering Connection, will be guest chef at the Myriad Botanical Gardens restaurant space for Father's Day. Guests also receive free admission to the Crystal Bridge. Space is limited and reservations are required. Cost is $35 per adult and $15 per child (ages 12 and under).

Melting Pot offers special all-you-can-eat menu

The Melting Pot, 4 E Sheridan Ave. in Bricktown, is offering an all-you-can-eat Father's Day dining experience this week, leading up to Father's Day. The Melting Pot is offering The Father's Day Endless Fondue special menu. Cost is $45 per adult and $25 for ages 7 to 12, plus tax and gratuity. Children under 6 eat free. The regular menu will still be available.


Okemah sets annual barbecue contest

The Okfuskee County Wildfire Cook-Off is noon to 11 p.m. Saturday in Okemah. This barbecue cook-off attracts fire departments from across the state to compete for bragging rights in the categories of chicken, beef and pork. Tasting kits will be available for purchase and will include barbecue pork, baked beans, potato salad and coleslaw. Participants must be 18 years or older to win. No alcohol or coolers will be allowed.

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