Ponca City’s Biggest Weekend of the Year

Ponca City Now - June 2, 2016 9:05 am

Kay County citizens who want to vote in the June 28 primary must register to vote by June 3, which is Friday.

Voters registered as Independents can obtain a Democratic ballot. The Democratic Party decided earlier this year to allow Independents to vote in their primaries in 2016 and 2017. The Republicans declined to open their primaries to Independent voters.
The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the election is June 22. Early voting will be held June 23-25.
There are six local ballots in Kay County. We’ll have all the information on Ponca City Now.com.

Battle of the Burgers 5 – 7:30 p.m. Friday

Ponca City Main Street invites you to the Battle of the Burgers. This event will take place during the Crusin Grand event on Friday, on Sixth Street from Grand Avenue to Cleveland Avenue and in the Library parking lot.

Cruzin Grand 6 to 10 p.m. Friday

Grand Avenue will be lined with classics, hotrods, Kustomz, special interest and motorcycles. Vehicles must be 25 years (1991) or older or a special interest vehicle. Cost to cruz will be $10 and drivers must have proof of insurance and a valid drivers liscense. Reliable cars only, please.

Grease 8:30 p.m. Friday

Head over to the Poncan Theatre during the downtown festivities to catch the great American classic "Grease." Admission is free and you are encouraged to dress up as your favorite Grease character!

Ponca City Herb Festival All day Saturday

Herb growers, gardeners, and folks who just want to have the “thyme” of their lives should make plans to attend the annual Red Bud Award winning Ponca City Herb Festival. L.A. Cann Gardens at Grand Avenue and Fourteenth Street.

Schooners Car, Truck and Motorcyle Show All Day Saturday

Event is at the Lake Ponca Events Area. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and cost is $20. There will be drawings for door prizes throughout the day, a 50/50 drawing and lots of other prizes! Awards for Top 20 cars, best paint, best interior, best engine and best motorcycle. Awards will be given at 2:30 p.m.

Cherokee Strip Corvette Show All Day Saturday

Event is at the Lake Ponca Events Area. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and cost is $20. There will be drawings for door prizes throughout the day, a 50/50 drawing and lots of other prizes! Awards for Top 20 cars, best paint, best interior, best engine and best motorcycle. Awards will be given at 2:30 p.m.

First Saturday Market All Day Saturday.

It’s at the Cherokee Strip Company, between Fourth and Fifth Streets in Downtown Ponca City with an indoor-outdoor sidewalk flea market, free food samples from local farmers and vendors, featured artists and performers.

Healthy Living Celebration Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join the Healthy Living Celebration at the Ponca City Library. List of events include: 9 a.m. to noon, OBI Blood drive; 9:30 a.m., a 1-mile free family fun walk through downtown Ponca City; 10 a.m. to noon, Health Fair; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Kids Olympics; Noon, Sugar Free Allstars concert. All activities are free and open to the public. For more information, call 767-0345 or visit www.poncacitylibrary.com.

Henry Hatashita and the Marland Gardens 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Join the Marland Grand Home for a free presentation in conjunction with the Ponca City Herb Festival on E.W. Marland’s Japanese gardener, Henry Hatishita and the famous 1920 Marland Gardens. Special programs at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at 1000 E. Grand Ave. For more information, contact: 580-763-4580

Relay for Life Kay County 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Technical Center, 2101 North Ash Street. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy bands, a bounce house, food and fun. This is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Legends From the Sky 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Legends From the Sky playing at the historic Poncan Theatre.
Tickets: $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.
A Native American Veteran, burdened by survivor’s guilt after a disastrous military tour, is forced to search for his missing grandfather after his ancestral land is mysteriously taken over by an unknown federal organization.
Travis Hamilton the writer and director of "Legends from the Sky" will attend and will have a period of questions and answers after the show. DVDs of the movie will also be available for purchase.

 

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