The Norman Transcript

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The Norman Philharmonic performs in 2016 at Legacy Park. At 6 p.m. Saturday, the Norman Philharmonic will kick of its 2018-2019 season with a concert at Legacy Park titled "When Sousa Plays … America Sings."


• Friends of the Norman Library Book Sale

9 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Norman Public Library Central

• Jamey Johnson

7-10 p.m. @ Riverwind Casino

• Silver Soirée

7-11 p.m. @ Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

• Wade Hayes Concert

8-11 p.m. @ Thunderbird Casino

• Hairspray

8-10 p.m. @ Sooner Theatre

• Swim Fan | Mad Honey

9-11:30 p.m. @ Opolis

• Karaoke Night

10-11 p.m. @ Red Brick Bar

• Opal Agafia | The Sweet Nothings

10-11 p.m. @ The Deli

• Alyssa Elaine Band

8 p.m. @ Red Brick Bar

• Olympus Mons & Frequency Jones

9 p.m. @ Bison Witches


• Friends of the Norman Library Book Sale

9 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Norman Public Library Central

• Norman Farm Market

8 a.m. -Noon @ Cleveland County Fair Grounds

• Native Wind Art Sale

8 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Cleveland County Fair Grounds

• OK Paws Dog Show

8 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Cleveland County Fair Grounds

• The Norman Philharmonic w/ Boyd Street Brass

6 p.m. @ Legacy Park

• Fall Classic Car Show

8 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Thunderbird Casino

• Norman Rotary Club Road Rally

9 a.m.-4p.m., starts @ Reaves Park

• Touch A Truck 2018

9 a.m.-noon @ Cleveland County Fair Grounds

• Third Saturday Market

9 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Circa Parking Lot

• Legacy Fest Car Show

10 a.m.-3 p.m. @ Norman Legacy Rotary Club

• Market Days - Local Vendors

10 a.m.-6 p.m. @ Sooner Mall

• National Weather Festival

10 a.m.-2 p.m. @ National Weather Center

• Weather Hall of Fame Banquet

6-9 p.m. @ Marriott Conference Center and NCED

• Hairspray

8-10 p.m. @ Sooner Theatre

• TWIGGS | Tanner Fields

10-midnight @ Opolis

• Mountain Deer Revival | Honey Blue

9 p.m. @ Red Brick Bar

• Painterly Saints: Video Shoot

7-11 p.m. @ Resonator

• The Experiment | Bass Showcase

9 pm. @ Bison Witches


• Friends of the Norman Library Book Sale

9 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Norman Public Library Central

• Farm Girl Fair

11 a.m.-5 p.m. @ Sandy River Ranch

• Sunday Brunch

11 a.m.-1 p.m. @ Opolis

• Market Days - Local Vendors

Noon.-6 p.m. @ Sooner Mall

• Erin Yeaman | Tunes & Tales (Undercover Artists)

2-4 p.m. @ Norman Arts Council

• Hairspray (matinee)

2-4 p.m. @ Sooner Theatre

• Sunday Spins

8-11 p.m. @ Bluebonnet

• Broken Root | Sherry (ATX)

8-11 p.m. @ Red Brick Bar

• OKC Comedy Presents - Billy Wayne Davis

9-10 p.m. @ Opolis

• Mask and costume workshop

11 a.m.-11 p.m. @ Resonator


• Touchy-Feely

Runs through Nov. 10 @ MAINSITE

• Ticket to Ride; Designers and Western Railways

Runs through Dec. 30 @ Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

• Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept It

Runs through today @ Mainsite Contemporary Art

• Megalodon

Runs through Jan. 6 @ Sam Noble Museum

• Still Looking: The Photography, Collection of Carol Beesley Hennagin, Runs through Dec. 31 @ Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

• Horses and Horsepower: Kristen Vails & Dusty Gilpin

Runs through Saturday @ Firehouse Art Center

• George Bogart — “The Garden Chronicles”

Runs through Nov. 2. @ The Depot


• Accademia Filarmonica to Perform Music of Mozart: The Music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be presented by the University of Oklahoma School of Music as part of the Sutton Concert Series at 3 p.m. Sunday inside Sharp Hall at Catlett Music Center.

The Coronation Mass will feature soloists Nicole Van Every, soprano; Madison Breedlove, mezzo-soprano; Rodney Westbrook, tenor; and David Howard, bass.

All Sutton Series performances are in OU’s Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St. Advance tickets for Sutton Series events are $9 for adults and $5 for students, faculty, staff and senior adults; $10 at the door. For tickets and information call the OU Fine Arts Box Office at 405-325-4101. This concert is supported by the Norman Arts Council with a grant from the Hotel Tax Grant Program.

Many concerts are scheduled for live stream via internet; to see a schedule visit for a full calendar of events at the OU School of Music.

• Sam Noble Spooktacular returns Thursday: The Sam Noble Museum’s Spike’s Spooktacular Fall Fest will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. The event is free and open to the public.

Spooktacular offers fun, family-friendly activities and crafts, and includes costume contests, craft tables, a photo booth, a face-painting station and prizes and candy. Visitors also will be able to explore the museum’s galleries and interact with real museum specimens.

“This event is one of the most popular that the museum hosts,” said Jes Cole, head of education. “Visitors love to show off their creative costumes while having fun making crafts and hunting through the museum for prizes.”

For more information, visit the Sam Noble Museum Facebook page, or call 405-325-4712. For accommodations, email

• Allied Arts to distribute over $300K in grants: Allied Arts will distribute over $300,000 in grants to local, nonprofit arts organizations in its 2019 fiscal year, a 46 percent increase over 2018.

Two of its grant programs, Educational Outreach and Capacity-Building, provide funding to qualified organizations in central Oklahoma. A total of $240,500 will be distributed in educational grants and $60,000 in capacity-building grants in two separate distributions during the fiscal year.

The first distribution is $119,600 in grants through the Educational Outreach program in support of 31 projects. The funding will bring arts education to an estimated 76,000 underserved students statewide. Examples include free afterschool programming using theatre to develop creativity, teamwork and self-expression in students, the integration of visual arts classes and a statewide musical theatre tour for schools without arts programming.

The Capacity-Building program will award $28,000 for the first distribution in support of 17 projects. The funding assists nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in building the capacity and sustainability to better serve their constituencies and fulfill their missions. Examples of projects funded by the program include organizational strategic planning, professional development opportunities and technology upgrades.

Each year, Allied Arts serves approximately 40 arts organizations delivering arts programs to all 77 counties. For a complete list of grant recipients, visit

The deadline to apply for the second distribution is January 18, 2019. Application forms to apply can be found at