The joint is jumping this weekend with a bevy of local activities to keep you and the family entertained with everything from Ragtime music, a poolside movie and monster truck action.
1. In the mood for family friendly jam packed action? Head on out to the O’Reilly Outlaw National Championship Motor Spectacular June 9 – 10 to see metal munching monster truck superstars in an all-out battle. It’s a stacked field of 13 trucks like no other event in Oklahoma! The biggest track, biggest obstacles, and biggest trophies. Plus enjoy the Pro Arena series and Tuff Trucks obstacle course. Gates open at 6 p.m. and shows start at 7 p.m. both nights at the Miami Fairgrounds, 1129 E St SW, Miami.
2. Tradition, family fun, music, and dance converge once again at the annual Intertribal Children’s Pow Wow & Funfest at the Ottawa Tribe’s Pow Wow Grounds, 11400 S 613 Rd, in Miami. The event runs Saturday, June 10 from 11 a.m. through 11 p.m. Pelivan will be running extended services to the event. For more information call 918-542-7232 or 918-325-0159.
3. The City of Miami continues its movie night series on Saturday, June 10, with a showing of "The Sandlot" at the Municipal Pool. The movie begins at 7:30 p.m. with the pool staying open until midnight for extended swimming time. Vendors will be on hand to purchase snacks. Movie night at the pool is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Admission will be free for children under 6 years of age. For more information call 918-542-4435.
4. Time for some Ragtime fun at the Coleman Theatre Beautiful this weekend with the return of Dennis James' Musica Curiosa on Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. James will present his program, “Livin’ A Ragtime Life,” with special guests and the viewing of two silent films. To purchase tickets or for more information call the Coleman Theatre at 918-540-2425 or stop by the box office window at 103 North Main in Miami. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.colemantheatre.org/events.
5. In theaters this week is “Megan Leavey” a drama based on the true story of a young Marine corporal (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq; and two films for horror/thriller fans: the PG-13 rated “The Mummy” starring Tom Cruise and the first of Universal’s new films drawing together its classic monsters; and the R-rated post-apocalyptic thriller “It Comes at Night” about a family trying to survive a mysterious plague.