Stillwater News Press

August 24, 2011

What's happening in and around Stillwater


Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Wednesday, Aug. 24

Payne County Fair, Payne County Expo Center. Children’s barnyard, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ; Pheiffer Museum open, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; pet parade and show, 6:30 p.m.; carnival opens, 6 p.m.; pigeons, poultry and rabbits show, 6 p.m.; exhibit hall and booths open for viewers, 6 p.m.; Model Railroad Club display, 7 p.m., middle exhibit building; Barnyard Olympics, 7:45 p.m.



Thursday, Aug. 25

Payne County Fair, Payne County Expo Center. Dairy cattle show, 9 a.m.; Pheiffer Museum opens, 10 a.m.; carnival opens, 6 p.m.; horse and mule team performance contest, 6 p.m.; Power of the Past antique tractor parade, 6:30 p.m.; Model Railroad Club display, 7 p.m.; draft horse pulling contest, 8 p.m.

OSU farmers’ market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., top floor of the Student Union parking garage.

OSU art department exhibit “Building A Collection: The Larry W. and Mattie R. Harms Collection of African Art,” 5 p.m. closing reception, 6 p.m. panel discussion, Bartlett Center for the Visual Arts.

Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency Boots and Bandanas, 7 p.m., White Barn Estates. Tickets: $60.



Friday, Aug. 26

Payne County Fair, Payne County Expo Center. Beef cattle show, 8 a.m.; children’s barnyard, 9 a.m.; Pheiffer Museum opens, 10 a.m.; carnival opens, 6 p.m.; antique tractor parade, 6:30 p.m.; lawn and garden tractor pull, 7 p.m.



Saturday, Aug. 27

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.

Payne County Fair, Payne County Expo Center. Open horse show, 8:30 a.m.; Payne County’s Got Talent, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Oklahoma Blood Institute blood drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Starbucks.



Sunday, Aug. 28

Payne County Fair carnival, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Payne County Expo Center.



Tuesday, Aug. 30

School Night for Scouting, 7 p.m., Highland Park, Sangre Ridge, Skyline, Westwood and Will Rogers elementaries; 7:30 p.m., Richmond Elementary. For boys in first- through fifth-grade.



Wednesday, Aug. 31

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.



Saturday, Sept. 3

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.

OSU Botanic Garden open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Canceled in case of rain.

OSU football faces Louisiana-Lafayette, 6 p.m., Boone Pickens Stadium.



Wednesday, Sept. 7

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.



Thursday, Sept. 8

OSU farmers’ market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., top floor of the Student Union parking garage.

OSU football faces Arizona, 7 p.m., Boone Pickens Stadium.



Saturday, Sept. 10

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.



Sunday, Sept. 11

Stillwater Creativity Boosters “Tools of the Trade” workshop for kids, parent information session, and registration for Destination ImagiNation and Odyssey of the Mind teams, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Oklahoma State University Classroom Building. Information: Pam Clower, 377-2190, or www.StillwaterCreativity.com.



Wednesday, Sept. 14

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.



Thursday, Sept. 15

United Way Day of Caring.

Chow Down for Creativity and register for Odyssey of the Mind and Destination ImagiNation teams, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Rib Crib. Information: www.StillwaterCreativity.com or 377-2190.



Saturday, Sept. 17

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.

A Day for Wellness, 9 a.m., Boomer Lake. 5K run, run/walk/bike around lake, Frisbee golf tournament, bounce house, climbing wall. Proceeds benefit Central Rural Electric Cooperative Cares fund.

OSU Botanic Garden open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Canceled in case of rain.



Wednesday, Sept. 21

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.



Thursday, Sept. 22

OSU farmers’ market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., top floor of the Student Union parking garage.



Saturday, Sept. 24

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.



Wednesday, Sept. 28

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.



Saturday, Oct. 1

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.

OSU Botanic Garden open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Canceled in case of rain.



Thursday, Oct. 13

OSU farmers’ market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., top floor of the Student Union parking garage.



Saturday, Oct. 15

Stillwater Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strickland Park.

OSU Botanic Garden open house, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Canceled in case of rain.



Thursday, Oct. 27

OSU farmers’ market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., top floor of the Student Union parking garage.



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