Don’t miss a great show May 25th at Tidal School Vineyards featuring one of Drumright’s favorite sons – Shane Bruce. From 1 to 3 pm enjoy an acoustic show guaranteed to entertain.
Shane wrote “Only For You” where he sings of enjoying a glass of Tidal School wine and wrote the song “Drumright” for the Drumright centennial musical, “Wheeler # 1″ as a result of his pride for his hometown.
This is a free event but you can order a cheese and fruit plate or Bistro Lunch to enjoy while you listen to some wonderful music by this extremely talented musician! For additional information, call 866-258-1903 or go to www.tidalschool.com.
Tidal School Vineyards is located at 54560 West Highway 16 in Drumright.
Thursday & Friday:
11am – 5pm
10am – 6pm
Also open by appointment: Call 1-866-258-1903
Enjoy authentic family entertainment at its finest during the annual Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children’s Cowboy Festival, held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, May 25-26, 2013. Come to this much-loved festival for amazing stage entertainment from a hilarious Old West show to the sounds of acclaimed Western singers and musicians. Featured on the Food Network’s “Top Five: Summer Sensations” program, the Chuck Wagon Gathering & Children’s Cowboy Festival is known for its mouthwatering food. Authentic chuck wagon crews will be on-hand to prepare delicious cowboy favorites for folks to sample including biscuits and stew, beans and cobbler. See the website for more info. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111.
The first Central Oklahoma Lavender Festival will be held Saturday, June 1, 2013, at The Country Cottage Lavender Farm in Shawnee, Oklahoma, located 40 minutes from Oklahoma City and 90 minutes from Tulsa near the Shawnee Twin Lakes area. The festival will be a sensory delight offering a wide range of experiences for participants. Festival activities will include lavender and gardening workshops from local experts, herbal cuisine, a children’s area as well as the opportunity to cut your own lavender in the Country Cottage Lavender fields. Garden related vendors, local artisans as well as The Cottage will be selling their specialty items.
Several gardening workshops will be offered throughout the festival. Debi Seaton, owner of Country Cottage Lavender Farm, will discuss lavender uses and ways to successfully grown lavender in Oklahoma. The Farm will also host one of their popular workshops on making your own lavender wand. Bill Farris with Prairie Win Nursery will share his expertise with modern day rosemary. Marilyn Stewart, known as “The Caterpillar Lady” from Wild Things Nursery, will host a workshop on creating a garden for butterflies with Oklahoma’s native flowers.
June is the peak of lavender season. The fields should be full of the beautiful aromatic lavender flowers. Visitors to the festival will have the opportunity to cut their own lavender bouquets from the field. Due to the lavender field irrigation system, children 13 and above will only be allowed in the lavender fields.
The Festival is a “must do” event for lavender lovers, gardeners, cooks, and crafters. Country Cottage Lavender grows and propagates several varieties of lavender: Grosso, Provance, Hidcote, Munstead and the unique white lavender, Alba. Admission to the festival is free but there will be a cost for workshops. Participants can register and reserve their spot online at countrycottagelavender.com
Festival hours are Saturday, June 1, 9 am-5:30 pm. A Country Cottage Lavender Lunch can be purchased from 11:00 to 2 with other foods sold during festival hours. There will also be other lavender cuisine and finger foods for sale. Festival activities will occur outdoors. Dress casually to ensure your comfort. No pets, please. There is parking at the Lavender Farm and overflow parking with shuttle service will be offered from the parking lot on the corner of S. Fishmarket and 149th streets.
Country Cottage Lavender Farm is located south of 1-40 at 17206 Walker Rd, Shawnee, OK, west of Highway 102 and north of Highway 9. For more information and a complete schedule, visit www.countrycottagelavender.com
It’s almost time for the full blown berry season (around June 1st); however, you can already find strawberries at farmers markets.
Don’t these look tasty?
Look what I found at the Brookside Farmers Market this morning.
Easter egg radishes, named because of their various shades. Pretty!
Visit Brookside Farmers Market Saturdays from 8am to noon, now through October for great produce. The market is located in the Food Pyramid parking lot at 41st and Peoria, Tulsa. Like the market on Facebook to see additional information.