Post-Thanksgiving Event Ideas From KGOU's Events Listings

Nov 28, 2014

This week's OneSix8 offers some ideas on what to do in lieu of, or after the Black Friday bargain hunting.

Santa "floats" the Oklahoma River during annual the annual Holiday River Parade.
Credit Holiday River Parade

The 10th annual Holiday River Parade starts Friday, November 28 at 6 p.m. on the Oklahoma River.

The parade features a spectacular display of boats covered in Christmas lights and decorations on the water, creating light displays of all shapes and sizes along the river. This year, the parade commemorates the 125th Anniversary of Oklahoma City’s founding and the historic Oklahoma Land Run of 1889.

The parade also includes an early Oklahoma visit by Santa Claus. The festivities can be viewed from Regatta Park at 6pm and Wiley Post Park at 7:45pm.

A Territorial Christmas Carol Logo

The Pollard Theatre in Guthrie presents its 27th annual production of “A Territorial Christmas Carol.”

Adapted by gifted Oklahoma playwright, Stephen P. Scott, this version of Charles Dickens' classic tale of redemption and brotherly love is set in the days of the Oklahoma Land Run. The show is directed by Pollard Theatre’s artistic director Jerome Stevenson and stars James Ong as Ebenezer Scrooge and James A. Hughes as Bob Cratchit.

The show starts this Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m. and runs through Dec 20th.  

Continue your holiday shopping at the Deluxe Winter Market this weekend at Leadership Square in Oklahoma City.

The Deluxe Winter Market offers one-of-a-kind wares from more than 100 local artists. The event is perfect for those hoping to find unique holiday gifts and housewares for the giving season while celebrating and promoting the work of local artists. The market opens at 11 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

There are many more events to discover and help fill the 168 hours of each week on our events listing. You can even add to that list by submitting information on your own upcoming non-profit, or community oriented events via our online submission form.


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