The weekend has finally arrived for all those in the Tulsa area and with it brings some great events.
Hit the Ground: Those looking to get outside and stretch their legs can head to the Color Run taking place on Tulsa's Riverside trail. Participants will have to gather near the 21st Street bridge, run all the way down to 34th Street and back up to 21st Street. The run celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality through the 5k as they douse participants with different-colored powder. The event will begin at 8 a.m. and will benefit the River Parks Foundation.
For the Kiddos: OK PLAY! Children's Expo is back in Tulsa over at the Convention Center Exhibit Halls. Attendees and can head to the event from 9 a.m. to 6 a.m. for developmental experiences ranging from science, nutrition, creative arts and sports and fitness. The event is free for all.
Native American: Victory Christian Center's Victory Native American Ministry will host their second annual Native American Tribal Celebration. Located at South Lewis Avenue in Tulsa, the event will take place from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect and experience the native culture through song, dance and food.
Hit the Road: Head to Muskogee for the last weekend of the Azalea Festival. All those interested can head to Honor Heights Park through the weekend for the annual celebration of more than 625 types of azaleas.
More Flowers: Head to Sand Springs where more than 100 vendors will be located selling herbs, perennials and gardening supplies during the Sand Springs Herbal Affair and Festival. The event begins at 9 a.m. in downtown and is free to the public.
Something Weird: Take the friends to Beaver, Oklahoma for the Annual World Championship Cow Chip Throwing Contest. Participants will compete to see who can throw the dried cow manure the farthest. The event takes place all day in downtown Beaver.
Music: Looking for something a little more classy? Want to check out one of the reported "grandest of grand operas?" Head to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center's production of "Aida." The opera runs through April 28 with more info at the PAC's website.
Wine Lovers: If you're in Muskogee for the Azalea Festival don't forget to check out the Muskogee Rotary Club's Party in the Park. The event begins at 1:30 and will provide participants wine, beer and food tasting. Admission is $20 per person at the door.