CALENDAR

Aug
15
Wed
AMERICAN INDIAN EXPO @ Caddo County Fairgrounds
Aug 15 – Aug 18 all-day

Anadarko’s annual American Indian Expo showcases the arts, crafts and traditions of 13 plains Indian tribes. This event also features one of the largest American Indian parades in Oklahoma. Long championed as the first and only all-Indian operated cultural event of its kind, the American Indian Expo has garnered a wide variety of notoriety and acclaim over the years. For additional information, call 405-638-2128.

SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am

Come on out every Wednesday at 9 a.m., where we will be selling calves, yearlings, bulls, pairs and cows. For additional information, visit www.solallc.com or call 580-436-5033.

Aug
17
Fri
BLANCHARD BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL @ Lions Park
Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day

There’s fun for the whole family as over ten of the best bluegrass bands in Oklahoma perform at the annual Blanchard Bluegrass Festival in Lions Park. The event kicks off at 6pm Friday night with gospel music, while Saturday features a full day of bluegrass music, workshops and jam sessions. Bring a lawn chair and listen to great bands play the day away. Food vendors will also be on-hand during this free event offering snow cones, barbecue and tacos. For more information, call 405-485-9392.

Aug
22
Wed
McAlester Union Stockyard Special Sale @ McAlester Stockyards
Aug 22 all-day
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am

Come on out every Wednesday at 9 a.m., where we will be selling calves, yearlings, bulls, pairs and cows. For additional information, visit www.solallc.com or call 580-436-5033.

Aug
23
Thu
STEPHENS COUNTY FREE FAIR @ Stephens County Fair & Expo Center
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day

The Stephens County Free Fair, held annually in Duncan since 1907, offers visitors endless family-friendly entertainment in August. Come to this much-loved county fair for live entertainment, a trade show with a wide variety of commercial vendor booths, a rodeo, arts and crafts and a carnival with amusement rides for both kids and adrenaline-loving adults. If nothing else, come to the Stephens County Free Fair for delicious food including homemade pie by the slice, barbecue brisket sandwiches, Indian tacos and charcoal-grilled hamburgers. Numerous other food vendors will also be available. Visit www.stephenscountyok.com/fairground for more information.

Aug
24
Fri
OKLAHOMA CATTLEMEN’S ASSOCIATION RANCH RODEO @ Lazy E Arena
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day

At the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association Ranch Rodeo, 12 different ranch teams from around the state compete in six events that attempt to encompass ranch life including saddle bronc riding, team sorting, wild cow milking, team branding, team penning and wild horse race. This exciting competition, held at the legendary Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, gives spectators an idea of what goes into runninfull-fledgeddged ranch. Contestants also compete for individual awards. See who comes out on top and is named “Top Hand,” “Top Horse” and “Tough Hand” for the next year. This competition is a Working Ranch Cowboys Association sanctioned event. Visit www.okcattlemen.org for more information.

Aug
25
Sat
REMINGTON BARK @ Remington Park
Aug 25 all-day

Celebrate National Dog Day with your best friend by heading to Remington Bark for an evening of pet-friendly fun. For this special event, Remington Park transforms into a doggie paradise, combining Thoroughbred horse racing with dog festivities and racing exhibitions featuring some seriously speedy canines. Be sure to get there early, the first 100 dogs in the door will receive “wag bags” packed with dog goodies. In addition to races in three different size categories, activities at Remington Bark include costume contests, drink, cooling, and picture stations along with designated potty areas. This event helps raise awareness and funds for several central Oklahoma dog-related charities and rescue operations. Visit www.remingtonpark.com for more information.

Aug
27
Mon
TULSA REINING CLASSIC @ Tulsa Expo Square
Aug 27 – Sep 2 all-day

The Tulsa Reining Classic is an action-packed display of equestrian skills at Tulsa Expo Square. Watch cowboys and cowgirls of all ages and abilities compete in a variety of challenging events that will keep you on the edge of your seat. See riders guide horses through precise patterns of circles, spins and stops at speeds alternating between a slow lope and a fast gallop. Cheer for your favorites as some of the most successful open riders to the tiniest young cowboys and cowgirls execute a variety of cantering and galloping feats in this thrilling show. Don’t forget to check the on-site Western trade show for some great deals when you need a break from all the thrilling competition. Visit www.tulsareining.com for additional information.

Aug
29
Wed
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am

Come on out every Wednesday at 9 a.m., where we will be selling calves, yearlings, bulls, pairs and cows. For additional information, visit www.solallc.com or call 580-436-5033.