Frugal Friday: Free watermelon, free clothes, free admission

Looking to take the kids on one last adventure before school starts but you’re on a budget? You’ve come to the right place.

Made for Moore – Plaza DistrictMade for Moore Plaza District

Catch artwork from all across the nation Friday night in the Plaza District.

Made for Moore is featuring creations from more than 60 national and international artists.

The event is free and all the proceeds from the art pieces will benefit the Moore tornado victims.

It is also The Society Studio’s second anniversary so live bands will be performing until 11 p.m. and you might catch a food truck or two.

The first 100 people there will score a free t-shirt.

Rush Springs Watermelon FestivalRush Springs Watermelon Water tower

It’s time for one of the most delicious festivals celebrating summer, the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival.

Expect a car and tractor show, Elvis impersonator, a seed spitting contest and, of course, the free watermelon!

Wide-Open Wednesdays at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Cowboy Hall of Fame Rodeo statue

Jump into your boots and ride “Silver” over the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

In fact, bring the whole chuck wagon with you, it’s free each Wednesday from now through November.

You can learn about the legacies that have shaped the way we live today through art, artifacts and even tour a historical living town to see how things were back in the Old West.

USA Canoe/Kayak National Championships

Kayak US Team Okla. River

You can see the nation’s best compete in the USA Canoe/Kayak National Championships this weekend on the Oklahoma River.

Racing begins at 8 a.m. each day through Sunday.

Watch the sprints from the shoreline or you can shell out a few bucks for a Riversport Adventure Pass for all activities in the Boathouse District.

Pooches in the Pool – Yukon 

Dog in PoolYou like to swim on a hot day so why not let your four-legged friends in on the fun?

Bring your pup to Yukon Sunday for Pooches in the Pool, it’s a swim party for dogs!

Show your pet’s skills in the “Best Trick” contest and they can strut their stuff to win “Best costume.”

The fun starts at City Splash in Yukon at 5:30 p.m. and admission is just $3 per pooch.

For more information, call (405) 350-8920.


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