(Cushing, Okla.) Here are just a few of the events in and around the surrounding area that you may enjoy. Visit www.travelok.com for more ideas of interesting things to do throughout the area.

2/22 & 23/19 – Equipping and Training with Joe Joe Dawson at The Gate, 1010 S. Little. https://www.facebook.com/events/570692363406989/

2/22/19 – Turnpike Troubadours in Concert at the Choctaw Casino Resort. The group presents a unique sound that is known by many as Red Dirt music, a combination of country and folk genres. https://www.facebook.com/events/2183216225277374/

2/22/19 – Souled Out will be performing at the UCO Jazz Lab from 8pm-10:30pm. Doors open at 7pm. Call 405-974-2100 for reservations. https://www.facebook.com/events/221454432017596/

2/24/19 – International Food Festival, 1pm-5pm at Oklahoma Academy, 6100 Academy Ln. Travel the world with cuisine from all around the globe: Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, China, Cuba, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Myanmar, Poland, Rwanda, and Thailand. https://www.facebook.com/events/307867749843429/

2/22/19 – Annie Oakley is coming back to The Actor Factory for an intimate, listening-room style set. Tickets for this show are at a special rate of $10.00 to support their new album. Since there are only 40 seats per performance, go ahead and grab your seat in advance, please. Doors at 7:30pm, show promptly at 8pm. BUY TICKETS HERE: https://www.factoryshowroomseries.com/tickets LATE SEATING IS NOT PERMITTED once the performance has begun.

2/23/19 – Midway Music Sessions at the Midway Deli, 601 sw. Eufaula St. from 7:30pm-9:30pm. Greg Jacobs returns for another in the round show of songs and stories. He’ll be joining Gregg Standridge, T.z. Wright and Terry Ware. No cover, just the “Good Dog” bucket to pass. https://www.facebook.com/events/479861515877294/

2/23/19 – Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns Men’s Basketball, Lloyd Noble Center, 11am. Get your tickets here. Tickets start at $6.

2/22/19 – Join us Feb. 22 for a gala to benefit the university’s Dr. Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Center for Social Justice and Racial Healing. The event will be held at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, with special guest Professor Anita Hill! Inspired by the life and legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, the Center’s mission is to empower Oklahoma’s youth by giving them the tools and guidance needed to demonstrate that their lives matter, and that they can make positive social change for themselves and their communities. Holding the values of American democracy and justice as key principles, the Center aims to construct meaningful and reciprocal relationships that address systemic problems inhibiting social justice. https://www.facebook.com/events/2179971395356446/

2/23/19 – Returning to the site of his 23rd Birthday concert, J. L. somehow convinced Clay Berkes to give him an afternoon bi-weekly residency at the excellent Power House in Farmers market. This is a trial run and if you show up and make it profitable for both parties it may continue. Enjoy designer alcohol, cool furniture and excellent green chile verde while J. L. offers an intimate acoustic show which will feature an obligatory Will Sexton medley, because Clay introduced the kid to the master all those years ago and it’s the least he can do. 4pm-6pm, 1228 SW 2nd. https://www.facebook.com/events/2282509945410251/

2/23/19 – Play It Loud LIVE 2. Don’t miss “Play It Loud” Season II artists LIVE on the Grand Event Center stage. Proceeds benefit the Rock n Roll Camp for Girls. 7pm-10pm at the Grand Casino Resort, 777 Grand Casino Blvd. Featuring KALO, Travis Linville, Mike Hosty, The Allie and Lauren Project. https://www.facebook.com/events/1964722293575146/

2/22-24/19 – Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Wright State. Allie P. Reynolds Stadium, 524 N. Duck St. Cheer on the OSU Cowboys as they take the field at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater. The whole family will love the thrill and edge-of-your-seat action that the Cowboys baseball team brings to the field. Get your tickets here: https://orange.okstate.com/tickets/baseball.html.

2/23/19 – Happy 4th Birthday, Iron Monk! 519 S. Husband. 1pm-11pm. Join us for what promises to be a great day of Iron Monk revelry. PurdyQ will be here serving their delicious BBQ. We will also be joined by Stillwater’s own “Damaiste Stoirme”, translated from Gaelic meaning: “Storm Damage”. They are an exciting an welcome addition to our birthday bash. They play Irish/Celtic music, and we can’t wait to hear their music, which includes acoustic instruments such as guitar, fiddle, mandolin, stand up bass, accordion and penny whistle. They will begin at 7pm. There will also be some special releases throughout the day. https://www.facebook.com/events/2239948016321660/

2/23/19 – Big Night Stillwater, hosted by Big Brother Big Sisters of Oklahoma from 6pm-11pm. Join us for Big Night, an evening filled with great food, music, live and silent auctions and casino games. Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 6:00 PM Wes Watkins Center, 207 Wes Watkins Center | Stillwater, OK 74078. You don’t have to be a pro to have a winning night on the bayou! Blackjack, craps, poker and roulette for all levels. You ticket purchase includes game chips and more can be purchased the night of the event. Individual tickets: $75, Table of Eight: $600.

2/24/19 – Oklahoma State Cowboys Wrestling vs. Iowa Hawkeyes at Gallagher Iba Arena, starting at 2pm. Tickets available at https://www.ticketmaster.com/oklahoma-state-cowboys-wrestling-tickets/artist/1085991.

2/22/19 – Seth Glier returns to the Woody Guthrie Center theater in February, bringing his unique songs and stories back to Tulsa. The concert is set for 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Woody Guthrie Center. Doors to the Center open at 6 p.m. with theater doors set for 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, available by calling 918-574-2710 or in person at the Woody Guthrie Center, 102 E. M.B. Brady St. https://www.facebook.com/events/527624451049220/

2/22/19 – Stoney LaRue with Austin Meade at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main. Show starts at 7pm. This event is all ages. Advance $22, Day of Show $24, Door $24, Mezzanine 21+ $40. There is a $2 fee that applies to each ticket purchased at the Cain’s Box Office. https://www.facebook.com/events/2152211314816123/

2/22/19 – Gilcrease After Hours: Oklahoma Delicious (FREE ADMISSION) Join us for our next monthly culture and cocktails event on Feb. 22. From chef demonstrations to food samples, enjoy a night of food and fun at Gilcrease. Located on North Gilcrease Museum Road. https://www.evensi.us/gilcrease-hours-oklahoma-delicious-free-admission-museum/289874978?fbclid=IwAR3WCsdAa56uooYoXJNUZuBppNjhTcvyJeEHdVIv8NWgP-yq_Ho1zHVHNqA

2/22-24/19 – My Fair Lady. Performance times are Friday and Saturday night at 8pm. Sunday matinee at 2pm. “My Fair Lady” is one of the most beloved musicals of all time! Professor Henry Higgins seeks to prove he can make anyone a lady – even the brash and bawdy cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle. She started as his challenge; she became his inspiration! Music by Frederick Loewe / Lyrics and Book by Alan Jay Lerner / Based on George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion.” The Tulsa Performing Arts Center is located at 110 E. 2nd. https://www.facebook.com/events/371656680287277/

2/23/19 – The Tulsa Oddities & Curiosities Expo! ** Vendors with items such as: Taxidermy, wet and dry preserved specimens, antiques, jewelry made from bones, skulls and insects, original artwork, skulls and bones, curiosities and all around creepy, strange and bizarre items. . . * *
** Sideshow performances and Live Human Suspension all throughout the day.
(( More about us: www.odditiesandcuriositiesexpo.com ))

2/23/19 – Carter Sampson and Jared Tyler in Concert: Two Oklahoma songwriters will share their stories on the Woody Guthrie Center Theater stage this winter. Carter Sampson and Jared Tyler are set to perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets are $15, available by calling the Center at 918-574-2710. Woody Guthrie Center 102 E. Brady St. 7pm-10pm.  https://www.facebook.com/events/2263135310630320/

2/23/19 – The Colony, Dan Martin with Jason Scott. 2809 S. Harvard. Music begins at 9pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/523255641535337/

2/23/19 – Annual African Violet Spring Show & Sale. The African Violet Society of Greater Tulsa invites you to our annual Spring show & sale. Shop for African violets and related plants, plus potting supplies and things you need to care for your house plants. Located at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 E. Peoria. 9am-3pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/378337036278902/

2/23/19 – Starting Seeds from Scratch. Presented by the Tulsa Master Gardeners, this free class in the Mother Road Market Demonstration Kitchen will go over everything you need to know about how to successfully grow fruits and vegetables from seed, allowing you to save money and grow the varieties you really want. Seeds can be started indoors this time of year to get a head start on a healthy garden. Class information will include what to buy, steps to starting seeds indoors and out, and how to keep seedlings healthy. Master Gardeners will be available to take questions after the class and research-based fact sheets with detailed presentation topic information will be available for you to take home. Tickets are free, but RSVP to ensure your seat! https://www.facebook.com/events/2017670238530442/

2/23/19 – Holland Hall Book Fair. 5666 E. 81st St. Get ready to dive into your next favorite book at the 59th annual Holland Hall Book Fair. This community event is open to the public, providing access to discount-priced, gently-used, quality adult and children’s books, toys, games, movies, music, educational resources, and more. Tickets for the book fair are available at the door.

2/24/19 – OK Reptile Show – Fun for the whole family!!! Buy animals, supplies and feeders straight from the breeders. Sunday, Feb. 24th, from 10am – 4pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa – Warren Place at 6110 S. Yale Ave, Tulsa. Daily Pass: 11 and Older $8.00, Children 5-10 – $3.00, Kids 4 and under FREE!!! We have many vendor tables full of animals at every show. There will be various reptiles including snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, chameleons, geckos, dragons, tarantulas, bugs, and more at the show. https://www.facebook.com/events/2160232750893814/

2/24/19 – Circle Cinema invites you to celebrate with all the glitz and glamour at the 2019 Oscar Experience with us on Sunday, February 24th. As the stars come out in Hollywood, Circle Cinema will be the place to watch all of the festivities in Tulsa. The evening begins with the Red Carpet Arrival around 5:30pm, and continues with the LIVE 91st Annual Academy Awards on Tulsa’s Channel 8 – KTUL at 7pm shown on the big screen, and doesn’t end until Best Picture is announced. Red Carpet Arrivals hosted by Tulsa’s Channel 8 – KTUL’s Erin Christy. Tickets for the event are on sale now: $20 Circle Cinema Members, $25 General Admission, VIP tables available for $250 (up to 6 people). * Food * Photo-Ops * Trivia * Rick Fortner will provide Live Movie Music on Steinway “Tulsa” Grand Piano * Door Prizes * Ballot * Cash Bar * Silent Auction * Complimentary soda & water. See the LIVE ACADEMY AWARDS TELECAST ON THE BIG SCREEN! Ticket sales for this event benefit and help support the many free community and educational events and screenings held during the year at Circle. https://www.facebook.com/events/1234925523328458/

2/22-24/19 – The Sleeping Beauty. True love awakens with a kiss to triumph over evil in one of the most beloved story ballets of all time. Featuring a vibrant cast of characters, including the innocent Princess Aurora, her dashing Prince Florimund, the malevolent Carabosse, and many more. With lavish scenery and opulent costumes, The Sleeping Beauty is one of the great classics in the history of ballet; enjoy it with your entire family! Pre-performance discussions are held in the Westby Pavilion on the Promenade level 30 minutes prior to curtain. Discussions are led by Tulsa Ballet artistic staff and visiting artists, and topics may include the choreography, musical score, costuming, or other subjects related to the performance. Pre-performance discussions are free and all ticket holders are invited to attend. Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd. https://www.facebook.com/events/1062752017207640/?event_time_id=1062752037207638