3 Things to Do around Shawnee this weekend, June 25-27

Hod Rods on Harrison, Meeker rodeo among events

Tina Bridenstine
The Shawnee News-Star
The sun sets during the International Finals Youth Rodeo at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Okla., Monday evening, July 8, 2019. The 2020 rodeo was canceled, but is back this year.

Take a cruise down the blacktop, enjoy live music, or head over to Meeker for an annual rodeo. Here are some things to do in the area this weekend:

Go to a rodeo: Meeker will host its 56th annual rodeo Friday and Saturday. Events include saddle bronc, bareback, tie down CR, ladies breakaway, team roping, open barrels, junior barrels, peewee barrels, bull riding, kids calf scramble and mutton bustin. There will be food vendors, mechanical bull, bounce houses, face painting and balloons, as well as live music after the rodeo Saturday. There will also be a rodeo parade at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 12 to 7, and free for children ages 6 and younger. The rodeo is located one mile east of Meeker on U.S. 62.

Cruise Harrison: All cars are welcome for a Hot Rods on Harrison morning cruise from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at First United Bank, 2675 N. Harrison. There will be breakfast, coffee and cars. Hot Rods on Harrison is set to take place the last Saturday of each month from June to September.

Enjoy live music: Take in some live music this weekend. There will be live music Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Theopolis Social Club (Theo's Backyard), located at 419 E. Main. And Saturday, Stain the Skin will play a live show from 9 to 11:59 p.m. at Brickhouse Saloon, located at 113 ½ N. Bell.