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OKC Barons HockeyBarons hockey

The OKC Barons open their season Friday night the Charlotte Checkers at 7 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center.

It is Barons night with $2 draft beer and $1 hot dogs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

But Saturday, one lucky fan drives away in a brand new Dodge Ram 1500 truck in the Drive Away Every Saturday contest.

Register to win car in advance here

Free Hazardous Waste Drop Off

Free OKC hazardous waste collection - State Fair Park

Need to get rid of junk or hazardous waste?

Oklahoma City residents can for free this weekend at State Fair Park on Hazardous Waste Collection day Saturday.

Residents are asked to bring their water bills as proof.

Non-Oklahoma City residents can still drop off their hazardous waste at a collection facility at 1621 south Portland but they may be charged for the services.

This facility is open to all Oklahoma City residents and non-residents Tuesday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Oklahoma Regatta FestivalOkla. River festival

The annual Oklahoma Regatta Festival is underway in the boathouse district downtown near S.E. 6th St. and Lincoln.

A full weekend of rowing and paddling competitions are scheduled through Sunday.

Regatta Festival Events

Free parking:
Boathouse District
Conway lot (south side of the Lincoln bridge)
Landrun Monument lot (Bricktown)
Schidler Elementary School (Saturday only)

$5 parking will be available at the Bricktown Events Center

Trams will run to Conway, Schidler Elementary and the Landrun Monument lot. Those who park at the Bricktown Events Center may walk to the tram stop at the Landrun Monument lot, as well as to Walnut Grove.


Schlegelfest - Braden Schlegel Courtesy:

Schlegelfest - Braden Schlegel Courtesy:

Schlegel Bicycles is hosting the fifth annual SchlegelFest Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

The festival includes events for all ages like pumpkin painting, raffles, bike clinics and other fun activities for kids.

Adults, you can check out the wine bar and café.

Fall into Fitness

Fall into Fitness Sunday in the Farmer’s Market District.

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the whole family can enjoy the free event.

Expect a kid’s fitness zone, live music, an outdoor Zumba marathon, local grub and vendors with your health, fitness and sustainable practices in mind.

Fall into Fitness

Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Farmers’ Market District
311 S. Klein
Oklahoma City

Auto Alley Shop Hop

Historical Automobile Alley has started a new event, "Shop Hop."
You can check out the block party for all ages the third Thursday of each month.
Expect discounts, freebies, kids activities and live entertainment from each shop or store.
The next event will be Oct. 17 from 6 p.m.  to 9 p.m.