1 Native films and filmmakers will be showcased today and Saturday during the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Holba’ Pisachi’ Native Film Festival. Screenings start at 10:30 a.m. today with “Behind The Scenes,” followed by a sneak preview of  “Shash Jaa’: Bears Ears” and films by Angelo Baca’s students. The comedy short “Other,” plays at 11:30 a.m. The paranormal documentary “Our Church” is at 12:45 p.m. followed by a question and answer session with Choctaw filmmaker Mark Williams at 2 p.m. “DreamKeeper,” shows at 2:30 p.m. A panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. titled “Actions of the Storyteller On-screen: the Traditional Connections of Myths and Reality” features Spears and filmmaker Chris Eyre. The award-winning film “The Revenant” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. followed by a question and answer forum with a film representative at 9:10 p.m.
Saturday films by Baca’s students start at 10:30 a.m. At 11 a.m., “First Contact” will be shown, followed by two of Steven P. Judd’s films, “Search for the World’s Best Indian Taco” and “Ronnie BoDean.” A question-and-answer session with director Chris Eyre, is 11:30 a.m. “Empire of Dirt,” directed by Peter Stebbings, screens at 1 p.m., followed by an episode of Eyre’s “We Shall Remain” titled “Trail of Tears” at 3 p.m. “We Are Still Here:  Sharing Respective Cultures,” a panel discussion featuring Williams, Eyre and Spears, will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by a red carpet meet and greet at 5 p.m. “Black Cloud” will be shown at 6:30 p.m., followed by a question and answer session with actor Eddie Spears.
The Holba’ Pisachi’ Native Film Festival is open to the public at no charge in the cultural center’s Anoli’ Theater. The CCC is located at 867 Cooper Memorial Drive in Sulphur.

2 The United States Cutting Horse Association will be at Hardy Murphy Coliseum today  and Saturday with approved Aged Event and Weekend Cutting competitions. The show opens today at 7 a.m. with four events and at 9 a.m. Saturday with 15 events. Awards will be given in all rerun classes.

3 The Food, Art and Music Fest will be 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The event is presented by the Paradise Alley Food Truck Park and features dining options that include It’s All Good, Cafe Alley, Ten Star Pizza, and Red Dirt Brewhouse. Live music onstage spotlights Ron, Jess and Julie from 5 to 7 p.m. and Tyler Blanco from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be “all kinds” of artists exhibiting, bounce houses for kids and the Forgotten Souls Car and Truck Club on display.
There’s shaded outdoor seating or air conditioning inside Mill Street Garage. Attendees are invited to “bring the kids and lawn chairs.”
The festival is located on Mill street between Main and Broadway Streets in Ardmore’s historic downtown district.
4 An Adult Cocktail Cruise starts at 5 p.m. Saturday on board a beautiful 65-foot Oklahoma River Cruiser with a full cash bar and complimentary snack mix on board. The August cruise theme is “disco.” Prices are adults: $6 per stop (max $15 per person); special patrons: $3 per stop (max $7.50 per person). Stops include 701 S. Lincoln Blvd., 1503 Exchange Ave. and 4345 SW 15th St. Tickets can be purchased on board or at the Regatta Park ticket booth at 701 S., Lincoln Blvd. in Oklahoma City.
5 The National Boat Racing Association Long Course Nationals action will be Saturday and Sunday on  Claremore Lake.  Admission to the event in Claremore Lake Park is free The park will be open from 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. both days. Racing will begin at 11 a.m. Activities both days also include food trucks and kids’ activities. The Claremore Firefighters Local 1077 will have a fish fry at noon Saturday. Tickets for the fish fry are $10 for adults, $8 for children. All proceeds will benefit the firefighters.