Dining for Dads
The Melting Pot, 4 E Sheridan Ave. in Bricktown, is offering an all-you-can-eat Father's Day dining experience the week leading up to Father's Day.
Starting Sunday, The Melting Pot will offer The Father's Day Endless Fondue special menu, which includes choice of cheese fondue and salad; a meat-lovers entree with teriyaki sirloin, filet mignon, chicken and barbecue pork, served with red bliss potatoes, broccoli florets and white mushroom caps; and Caramel Nut Milk Chocolate Fondue.
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.
Wine tasting to be fundraiser
Local residents can get “A Taste of Culture” and support funding for YMCA international partnerships at the Y's international wine tasting festival at Cafe do Brasil from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
The fundraising event will feature live entertainment, a silent auction, wines from around the world and food from local restaurants, including Cafe do Brasil, Bossa Nova, Stella Modern Italian Cuisine, 1492 New World Latin Cuisine, James E. McNellie's Irish Pub, Kaiser's American Bistro, Pachinko Parlor and Sugar Loaf Event Center.
Tickets to A Taste of Culture are $50 in advance and $65 at the door. Funds will support the local Y's partnerships with YMCAs in Brazil, the Czech Republic, Chile, Mexico and the Sioux Indian Tribe. For tickets, call 297-7710 or go online to ymcaokc.org.
Taste of Bixby features food, music
BIXBY — The Metro Chamber of Commerce will hold the annual Taste of Bixby from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
The event features food from Bixby's best restaurants plus live music and entertainment at SpiritBank Event Center, S Memorial Drive and E 105th Street.
Cost is $17. For more information, go to www.bixbychamber.com.
Ice cream festival scheduled
CHANDLER — The Chandler Ice Cream Festival is Saturday in Tilghman Park, 1113 National Drive. Activities include free ice cream provided by Hiland Dairy and entertainment for adults and children from noon to 5 p.m. Enter the homemade ice cream competition, or sample the tasty results. For more information, call 258-0673.
Wine festival set in Stroud
STROUD — The third annual Historic Route 66 Wine & Food Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Main Street. In addition to hosting wineries from across Oklahoma, this event will also feature gourmet foods, cheeses, Made In Oklahoma products, art, music and a car show. For more information, call (918) 605-9981.
BBQ 'N Blues Festival scheduled
CUSHING — The 17th Annual BBQ 'N Blues Festival is from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday in Cushing at 2011 W Grandstaff Road. It is an annual event that pays tribute to the community's oil pipeline history.
The free festival pairs barbecue prepared by Cushing's pipeline companies with blues music performed by Little Joe McLerran, of Sapulpa.
Buy a tasting kit so you can try all of the delicious barbecue entries and vote for your favorite. For more information, go online to cushingchamber.org.
Go ‘Hog Wild' in Chandler
CHANDLER — The Third Annual Hog Wild BBQ & Chrome Fest is June 15-16 at the Farmers Market Pavilion south of Tilghman Park, 1113 National Drive. The two-day event runs 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. June 15 and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 16 and includes a Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned contest, car and bike show, and fireworks. For more information, call (405) 258-0673.
Blues + Barbecue = Bricktown
The Bricktown Blues & BBQ Festival is from 5 p.m. to midnight June 15 and 1 p.m. to midnight June 16.
The festival features live performances by many area bands, barbecue, and ice cold beverages. Vendors also will be on-site with souvenir hats, T-shirts and more.
For more information, call 236-3669.