Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and husband Wade Christensen will host the 17th annual Septemberfest on Sept. 7 at the Governor's Mansion and Oklahoma History Center.
Septemberfest is a free family event that features a variety of attractions.This year's celebration will include historic re-enactments, a chalk artist, pony rides, crafts, inflatables, carriage rides and steer roping. Also featured will be an outdoor music stage, American Indian dancers, chuck wagon cooking and a rock-climbing wall.
Septemberfest was founded in 1997 by Friends of the Mansion, a non-profit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to preserve and improve the Governor's Mansion and its grounds. The Oklahoma History Center began co-hosting Septemberfest in 2004.