Coming up! Events of this week

Ponca City Now - September 22, 2015 8:49 am

Music in the Garden

The Ponca City Arts and Humanities Council will host the last in a series of free concerts titled "Music in the Garden" at Cann Gardens, 14th Street and Grand Avenue, from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday . Contemporary Broadway music will be on tap. Songs from Broadway musicals such as Wicked, The Lion King and more will be performed by students and faculty of NOC. Bring your lawn chair and arrive early.


The 22nd Annual Standing Bear Pow Wow is this Friday and Saturday, all day, in the Standing Bear Native American Park.


"Always a Bridesmaid" Presented by the Ponca Playhouse, finishes its run this weekend. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Playhouse, 301 South First Street. The box office is open 30 minutes before each performance.


Pars for Pets, a golf tournament at Lew Wentz Golf Course, is Saturday. Lunch is at noon and tee time is 1 p.m. Entries are still being accepted. This is a fundraiser for the Ponca City Humane Society.


Carter’s Run 2015 starts at 7 a.m. Saturday with packet pickup. A 1-mile fun run-walk starts at 8 a.m. and then the 5k and 10k run starts at 8:30 a.m., all at the Lake Ponca Swim Beach. The event raises money for autism awareness.


A Family Fun Walk is set for all ages from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hutchins Memorial Walking trail. Contact Chera Brewer at Albright United Methodist Church at 580-765-6432 for more information.


A Public lecture with Dr. Sara Richter on the Bold, Brazen and Beautiful: Non-Traditional Women of the American West, will be presented at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Woman Museum. Admission is by donation.


And the Return of The Poncan Opry – With Dale Eisenhauer, is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in The Poncan Theatre. Tickets are $10 at the theater box office.


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