November 17th, 2018 6:00 PM - December 30th, 2018 - 11:00 PM
Ardmore's Joyful 1.5 mile drive-thru Festival of Lights display located in Regional Park opens Saturday, November 17th following the Chigger Chase and closes Sunday, December 30th. With over 125 displays, the Festival of Lights is one of the largest holiday light displays in Southern Oklahoma! Crank up the Christmas tunes and visit our sparkling winter wonderland!
November 27th, 2018 All Day - December 19th, 2018
On November 27th a special mailbox will appear at Central Park! Children can mail their letters straight to the North Pole to Santa’s Workshop! Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your letter to Santa and he will personally answer each letter. The last day for Santa’s Mailbox is December 19th!
December 3rd, 2018 6:00 PM - December 17th, 2018 - 9:00 PM
Students will learn to make 6 different pies, pie dough, meringue, and fresh whipped cream; completely from scratch. You will make coconut cream, chocolate cream, pumpkin pecan, buttermilk, caramel apple, and triple berry pies. Join us and WOW everyone with your holiday treats. Students will leave with 2 pies per class.
December 6th, 2018 6:00 PM - December 13th, 2018 - 9:00 PM
Students will learn: How to make rolled sugar cookies and royal icing from scratch. You will learn about royal icing consistencies and how to ice and decorate beautiful Christmas cookies. Students will decorate 1 dozen cookies each.
December 15th, 2018 6:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Celebrate Christmas with your beloved pet! The Ardmore Animal Shelter will be at this event with a variety of dogs looking for a home. If you are looking to expand your pet family, we may have the perfection addition at our Santa Paws Adoption just in time for Christmas. Home for the Holidays also includes a costume contest, Christmas treat, play time with other dogs, and of course Santa himself for picture perfect opportunities.
December 15th, 2018 11:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Later performances feature Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello, Artur Ruciński, and Plácido Domingo.
December 15th, 2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Start your holiday shopping early, go to a holiday party, or catch a dinner and a show! For the kids: A fun-filled night of holiday crafts, games, and gym activities awaits your child. Pizza and soda provided.
December 23rd, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
On Christmas Eve, Marie’s Nutcracker doll magically transforms into a prince, and together their wonderful adventure begins. The Nutcracker invites audiences of all ages on a magical journey, through a world of enchantment, complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.
January 15th, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Join Noble Research Institute wildlife consultants and researchers to learn the importance of fire on grazing and wildlife lands as well as how to safely conduct a prescribed bur during the dormant season. If weather parameters are within prescription, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a hands-on burning experience. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.noble.org/events/how-to-use-prescribed-fire-for-wildlife-and-livestock/.
January 21st, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
MLK Day Parade and Celebration begins with a parade beginning at 10:00a at Central Park and ending with a celebration at the HFV Wilson Community Center.
January 26th, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Foster Care and Adoption Recruitment is hosting the 4th Annual Foster Care & Adoption Recruitment and Retention Conference. We will have guest speakers and vendor tables that offer resources that can benefit the Foster Care and Adoptive families. Foster Care training hours will be given to current Foster Care homes!!!!!
January 29th, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Producing fruit in a backyard presents special challenges, including limited space and lack of resources available to commercial growers. This course is designed to help attendees maximize resources available in order to grow small and tree fruits. At the end of the program, attendees will have a more complete understanding of the various practices one can use to grow fruit in a backyard. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.noble.org/events/so-you-want-to-grow-fruit-in-your-backyard/.
January 31st, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Each year, home gardeners use new methods to increase yields and minimize risks associated with growing vegetables in Oklahoma. This course is designed to introduce attendees to the many tools and techniques one can use to successfully grow vegetables. At the end of the program, attendees will have a more complete understanding of the various practices one can use to grow vegetables in a backyard. For more information and to register, please visit www.noble.org/events/so-you-want-to-grow-vegetables-in-your-backyard/.