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Upcoming Events for Oklahoma

To submit your gardening event to our staff, submit it using our contact form or send an email to calendar@statebystategardening.com.

 

 

Tuesdays, Tulsa
Tuesday Morning Birders
LaFortune Park

The Tuesday Morning Birders welcome anyone who would like to bird with Audubon members (whatever your skill level!). Meet at LaFortune Park parking lot near the entrance at the traffic light on Yale. The walk meets at 7:30 a.m. Wear comfortable walking shoes. For more information, contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946 or Jana Singletary, 918-296-9629, or visit tulsaaudubon.org.

 

Saturdays, Tulsa
Saturday Mornings at Oxley
Oxley Nature Center, Mohawk Park

Each Saturday Oxley Nature Center staff offers walks, activities, and learning experiences. These are the general themes:
First Saturday: Saturday morning birding – 8 a.m.
Third Saturday: Butterfly walk – 10:30 a.m., may be at Oxley or at Redbud Nature Preserve
Fourth Saturday: Botany walk – 10:30 a.m.
For these regularly scheduled events, there is no fee or registration but you should call to confirm the time and location. For more information, call 918-669-6644 or visit www.oxleynaturecenter.org.


October

 

October 3, 10, 24, 31 Tulsa
Let’s Talk Gardening
Tulsa Garden Center

Bring your bag lunch and join a group of people that share an interest in gardening. The subjects are chosen by attendees the previous week. Gardeners can ask questions, share information, have an occasional “hands on” demonstration, visit the gardens, and have an interesting and lovely place to eat a take-out lunch. Noon-1 p.m. For more information, call 918-746-5125 or visit TulsaGardenCenter.com.



October 5, 12, 19, 26 Stillwater
Yoga in The Garden
The Botanic Garden

Unwind at the end of a long day with yoga practice and guided relaxation. Bring your mat and join yoga therapist Carol Bender to shed the worries of the day. The class meets on the lower (east) lawn of the display gardens near the vegetable garden. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Wellness and The Botanic Garden at OSU. Check the garden’s Facebook page for cancellations or venue change due to weather. 5:45-6:30 pm. For more information, visit botanicgarden.okstate.edu.

 

October 7, Tulsa
African Violet Plant Sale
Tulsa Garden Center

This is an opportunity to obtain beautiful and unique African violet plants as well as help support a non-profit club. You also have the opportunity to ask questions of the members for hints at the best ways to grow these plants. Keep in mind the first people at the sale get the best selection, 9 a.m-3 p.m. For more information, call 918-746-5125 or visit their Facebook page.



October 7 & 8 Tulsa
Bonsai Plant Show and Sale
Tulsa Garden Center

You can see interesting bonsai specimens, have the opportunity to purchase bonsai plants and/or supplies, and visit with fellow bonsai enthusiasts to learn more about this interesting hobby. Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 918-746-5125 or visit their Facebook page.



October 7, 14, 21, Stillwater
Open House
The Botanic Garden

Ambassadors are available on select Saturdays during the open house. It’s an excellent place to stop by on game days before heading to your favorite tailgate party. Note: The West Virginia Avenue entrance will be open for additional parking and handicap access 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, visit botanicgarden.okstate.edu.



October 7, Stillwater
Pumpkin Palooza
The Botanic Garden

The pumpkin carving demonstration is the first of several activities scheduled for families. There will be a carving contest and a painted pumpkin contest along with a sale of mums and pumpkins. $10 per family and preregistration is recommended. Email laura.payne@okstate.edu to reserve a spot for your family. 10 a.m.-noon. For more information, visit botanicgarden.okstate.edu.



October 8, Stillwater
2nd Payne County Fall Garden Tour

Proceeds will be donated to OSU’s Botanic Garden. The event will be $5 for advance purchase and $7 the day of. For more information, please contact Keith Reed at 405-747-8320 or keith.reed@okstate.edu.



October 12, Tulsa
Storytime Under the Stars
Linnaeus Teaching Garden

Bring a child to enjoy the wonders of the Linnaeus Teaching Gardens and enjoy a book about pumpkins, bats, owls, and nighttime. 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call 918-746-5125 or visit TulsaGardenCenter.com.

 

October 13, Stillwater
Fall Concert in the Garden
The Botanic Garden

Come enjoy an evening in the gardens with live music. Updates for inclement weather will be on the garden’s Facebook page. 5:45-7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Laura Payne at 405-744-4531 or email laura.payne@okstate.edu.



October 21, Oklahoma City
Fall Bulb Workshop and Bulb Sale
Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center

Presented by Oklahoma Gardeners Association. Schroeder Wilson will be the keynote speaker. This workshop is free to the public, 9:30 a.m.-noon. For more information, call 405-297-1392.

 

State-by-State Gardening assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of listed events. It is recommended that you verify the date, time and location of any event you plan to attend.