1. The Texoma Senior Men’s Golf Tour will be playing Monday on the Chickasaw Pointe Golf Course in Kingston. The tour is open to golfers age 50 and above. Tee times are 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The cost is $45.
Located at 12428 Chickasaw Pointe Road, the par 72 course has a 7011-yard championship layout of rolling hills, picturesque lake views, exquisitely manicured Bermudagrass fairways and Champion Ultra Dwarf greens. New holes have opened which changed course layout.
To ask questions about the player requirements call Texoma Senior Tour Director John Moore at (580) 504-2468.
2. Once described as “Nashville’s most badass songwriter,” by Rolling Stone magazine, Travis Meadows will bring his story and his acclaimed musical style to The Pickin’ Parlor in Tishomingo on Thursday.
A survivor, who has battled cancer, the loss of a leg and years of alcohol and drug addiction, now uses this pain and the ghosts from his past to create music that speaks to the heart and soul. His songs of a hard-lived life have been recorded by several artists including, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Jake Owen, Blackberry Smoke, Hank Williams Jr. and Wynonna Judd.
Meadows first album, “My Life 101,” was released in 2007, followed by “Killing Uncle Buzzy,” and “Old Ghosts & Unfinished Business.”
Tickets can be purchased online at Eventbrite.com or at the door for $20. Doors open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 8 p.m. The Pickin’ Parlor is located at 607 Main St.
3. Guests are invited to join an Oklahoma City Museum of Art staff member for an intimate guided tour of the blockbuster exhibition “Matisse in His Time,” from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday.
Called “a wonderful way to delve deeper into the lives of the artists and the history of the pieces featured in the exhibition,” the tour is described as a learning opportunity.
The tours are $12 per person, which includes admission to Art After 5 and can be booked online at www.okcmoa.com. Similar tours will also be available Aug. 4, Aug. 25 and Sept. 8.
“Matisse in His Time” includes 100 works of art, including more than 50 paintings, sculptures and works on paper by Henri Matisse, as well as masterworks by his contemporaries — Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, Georges Braque, André Derain, Fernand Léger and Amedeo Modigliani.
OKCMOA is located at 415 Couch Drive.
4. Soul Surfer, starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt, will light up the screen at 7 p.m. Thursday in the historic McSwain Theatre.
Based on a true story, teenage surfer, Bethany Hamilton, enjoys the waves with her friends at every opportunity. One day, Bethany is surfing when a tiger shark sinks its teeth into her left arm, severing it at the shoulder. Bethany miraculously survives, and quickly becomes the target of worldwide paparazzi. After an internal struggle with her handicap, Bethany returns to surfing. Bethany embraces her challenges and strives to become a role model for others.
General admission is $3. Tickets for seniors, 60 and older, and children, 12 and under, are $2. Combo tickets that include the movie plus popcorn and a drink are $5.
The historic theatre is located at 130 W. Main St. in Ada.
5. Drag car drivers will be racing down the strip at Ardmore Dragway on Friday. Gates open at 6 p.m. Races start at 7 p.m. TNT entry is $20.
Billed as America’s oldest continually run dragstrip, admission to the drag way is $10 for adults ages 13 and over. Kids 12 and under are free.