There's a lot going on this weekend around the area so get out and enjoy some of the fairs, festivals and fun!


Lawton Family YMCA Rubber Duck Race

The 1st annual Lawton Family YMCA Quack Meet will take place this Saturday, August 4th at Medicine Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  First place wins $5,000!  There will be other prizes for top finishers.  All proceeds benefit the Lawton Family YMCA capital campaign which will help improve and increase the size of the facilities.  If you have not "adopted" a duck yet there is still time.  You can get all the details on the Lawton Family YMCA website.  Or come out on Saturday and adopt one before the race starts!


Momma's Angels

Medical Fund Raiser for Barbara Sue Caldwell-Thomason

The Caldwell-Thomason family requests the presence of your company at a fundraising event tot support the continued health and care of Barbara Sue. Barbara was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. The condition is life threatening and requires the attention, friendship, love and prayers of all our family and friends. The purpose of this fundraiser is to assist with care and medical expenses beyond that of medical insurance.

Join us at the Great Plains Coliseum on Saturday, August 4th from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the concert, food and fun! The Holley Brothers Band will be performing and there will be food and drinks available.

Check out the Facebook event for all the details.


Gold Skye Ranch Resort

2nd Annual BBQ & Chili Cook-Off

GoldSkye Ranch Resort is located at 14277 Dillan Lane in Fletcher. The festival begins at 9 a.m. and ends, oh somewhere around 2 a.m.

Adult admission is $20 and children 12 and under are just $12. Enjoy Bobby Dale, East Cache Creek, Samatha Rose, Cody O'Neill and the Crosswind, The Grissel Heads and Steel Magnolia.

Lawton City Hall

Lawton's Birthday Celebration

The City of Lawton will be celebrating its birthday beginning Saturday, August 4th. Events honoring the past, present and future of the city will be held throughout the week.

The celebration will begin on Saturday, August 4th with the annual Lawton Rangers breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the L.O. Ranch House located 2004 SE 60th Street. Cost is $5.00 per person. At 10 a.m. the Pioneer Women’s Club of Lawton will host the annual Pioneer Woman’s Memorial at the Ritter-Gray Funeral Chapel located at 632 SW C Avenue to honor all pioneers.

The celebration continues into next week.  Here are all the details on what is happening from the 6th through the 12th.

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Mtn View Ferris Wheel

Mountain View Free Fair

Established in 1915, the Mountain View Free Fair is an annual community event and one of the oldest community fairs in the state.  Highlights will include carnival rides, live entertainment, games, arts and crafts, exhibits and the junior and senior high school food stands.  David and I enjoy the tractor pulls and the livestock shows.  The fair opens Thursday evening at 6 p.m. and is open Friday evening at 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to Midnight.   I love it for it's small town atmosphere where the kids run around and the parents don't have to worry about them.


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