Local architecture firm Verbode is teaming with Istvan Gallery for an open house. The free event will feature a new art installation by Kristen Vails. Vails is renowned for her acrylic paintings of horses, which will be on display 6-9 p.m. Thursday at TAP Architecture, 415 N. Broadway Ave., and will coincide with the monthly Automobile Alley Shop Hop. Call 850-0362 or visit istvangallery.com.
For an evening of enchantment, check out Oklahoma City Ballet’s annual fundraiser, Once Upon a Time. Guests will be welcomed into the land of a fairy tale and whisked away to an enchanted forest for dinner starting at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, 7000 NW Grand Blvd. Tickets are $250. Call 848- 8637 or visit okcballet.com.
Let your hair down and laissez bon temps rouler while you see the sights of Premiere on Film Row, which include games, live entertainment and a film. Taste of Soul Chicken and Waffles, Kaiteki Ramen and Crepe Brewers and other food trucks will also make an appearance. Show your love for the locals and rejoice in the fact that it’s not a gazillion degrees 6-9 p.m. Friday on Film Row in downtown OKC. Call 232- 6060.
The Oklahoma History Center camp has a variety of hands-on activities each day, including scavenger hunts and crafts to help campers understand day-to-day life on the plains. This week’s culminate with Saturday’s Fourth Annual Cowboy (and Cowgirl) Roundup 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive. Call 522-3602 or visit okhistory.org.
Thirty years after the creation of the award-winning Koyaanisqatsi — a wordless, startling vision of life on earth — the film’s creators have teamed up again to bring a new vision to the screen. Visitors reveals humanity’s trancelike fascination with technology. See it at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
Are you either A. a woman or B. a person who loves women? If you’re one or both of these things, you should see the University of Central Oklahoma’s adaptation of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, featuring students, faculty and staff sharing their views on women’s issues, 7 p.m. Thursday in the Radke Recital Hall on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive in Edmond. Admission is free, but donations will benefit the Oklahoma City YWCA. Visit uco.edu.
If you’ve been wondering how to get to Sesame Street, look no further. See Elmo, Grover and all their buddies perform the all-new Sesame Street Live production, Make a New Friend, at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Tickets are $16-$26. Call 602-8700 or visit sesamestreetlive.com.