Upcoming Events in Frederick, Oklahoma:
Community Blood Drive
The OBI Community Blood Drive will be held Thursday, May 24 from 12:30-5:30 pm in the First Baptist Church. Please note that this is a change from the regular location. Those who donate will receive a coupon for a free honey butter chicken biscuit, a t-shirt and passes to the Oklahoma Science Museum. Head to www.obi.org for more information.
City Wide Garage Sale
Frederick’s City Wide garage sale will be June 1-2. The city has agreed to waive the usual yard sale fee for sales held on Saturday, June 1-2 so take this opportunity to clean up and clean out.
A list of sales will be posted on the chamber website (frederickokchamber.org) as well as the Chamber social media sites, and a printed list will be available in the lobby of the Grand Hotel outside the Chamber office on Thursday, May 31. The garage sale list will also list Frederick merchants and hours for the day. Register your sale or business hours by calling the Chamber Office at 580-335-2126 or e-mail to email@example.com by 5 pm Wednesday, May 30.
Please note that posting fliers for yard sales on poles is not allowed, and be sure to remove any yard signs once the sale is complete.
Also that Saturday, June 2nd, the Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma will have donation trucks set up at the Tillman County Courthouse from Noon-3pm to collect garage sale remains as donations. The donations go towards programs, scholarships and general goodwill for Southwest Oklahoma. Goodwill wants citizens of Frederick to think “Goodwill not Landfill” by donating their unsold items to the Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma. The services are free and convenient and receipts will be available upon request.
This is a great opportunity to get out and Shop Frederick whether it be a garage sale, local business/restaurant or both!
Abernathy Day Celebration
The Pioneer Townsite will host the annual Abernathy Day celebration on June 2 at the Pioneer Townsite. The event, which begins at 6:00 PM, will feature entertainment by the Southwest Pride Barbershop Chorus performing a selection of western Americana songs that were featured in their “Barbershop at the Ole Watering Hole” performance as well as a variety of crowd pleasers. A meal of pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, bread, and homemade pie will be served prior to the performance.
Tickets are $20.00 each, and may be purchased from any TCHS Board Member or at the General Store. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and enjoy a lovely summer evening in the shade of the Red Barn.
The Tillman County Historical Society is a 501c3 non-profit organization. All money raised from the event will be used for continued maintenance, repairs and general upkeep of the Pioneer Townsite. The Pioneer Townsite is open Tuesday thru Saturday from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM.
For more information about Abernathy Day, to purchase tickets, or to find out how you can support the Townsite, call 580-335-5844, or reach out on facebook.com: @pioneertownsite.
Summer Reading Program at the Frederick Public Library
Rock the Library will begin Wednesday, June 2 from 2-3 pm in the Frederick Public Library, 11th & Grand Ave. All programs are open to the public and free of charge. They are planned for grades K-5 but everyone is welcome. Children younger than 5 must be accompanies by an adult. If you have questions call the library at 580-335-3601 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, June 6: 2-3 pm, Mad Science! A big hit at the summer reading program since 2010.
Wednesday, June 13: 2-3 pm, local musician Vinson Orr appearing as Elvis
Wednesday, June 20: 2-3 pm, Oklahoma City Zoo at the Ramona Theatre, 114 South 9th. This is the only program not at the library.
Wednesday, June 27: 2-3 pm Magician Ron Wilson from Jolly, Texas