Legends Week Set for April 14-23
Visit Stillwater, Stillwater’s Destination Marketing Organization, is gearing up for a full week of events occurring throughout Legends Week 2017 – April 14 ‐ 23. “The goal of Legends Week is to bring together event planners to cross-‐promote all of the events happening in Stillwater, so visitors will attend additional events, stay additional nights and ultimately increase visitor spending throughout the week,” commented Willie Baker, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Visit Stillwater.
Legends Week 2017 kicks off on Friday, April 14 with Cowboy and Cowgirl tennis matches and the second night of Town and Gown Theatre’s production of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” This production will run throughout Legends Week, April 13 – 16 and also April 20 – 23. Tickets can be purchased on Town and Gown Theatre’s website.
The 11th Annual Remember the Ten Run – a 5k, 10k, and fun run – honors and celebrates the lives of the ten members of the Oklahoma State University family who perished in a plane crash on January 27, 2001, and starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 15.
The Oklahoma State University Cowboy Football Spring Game is also on Saturday, April 15 at Boone Pickens Stadium with gates opening at 12:00 p.m. Admission is free and post-‐game autograph opportunities will be held on the field.
Activities and events during the middle of the week range from yoga in The Botanic Gardens to OSU Cowgirl Softball to trivia competitions at Stillwater Town Hall and Iron Monk Brewing Company. There will also be live music all week long at various venues throughout Stillwater.
The second weekend of Legends Week 2017 includes the season opener of Friday Food Trucks & Tunes, the 3rd Annual Flying Aggies Fly-In, the Friends of the Library Book Sale and a Made in Oklahoma Showcase – among many other events.
The 40th Annual Stillwater Arts Festival in Downtown Stillwater is also part of the Legends Week lineup on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23. Visitors will enjoy a juried art show, artist demonstrations, live entertainment, food trucks and children’s activities.
For a full lineup and specific details about Legend Week 2017 events, go to VisitStillwaterOK.org/legends or contact the Visit Stillwater office at 405-.743.3697.