Local Chef Plans for Yearly Fall Festival
When Justin Thompson decided to open up his own restaurant, he knew where he wanted it to be.
Growing up in South Tulsa, “I remember when downtown was a dangerous place to be at night,” he says. But that’s far from true today. “Look at what’s happened in just a few years. I wanted to be a part of what’s going on downtown.”
And that’s exactly what Thompson has continued to do.
Women’s Conference Returns to Mabee Center
Julie Clinton, co-founder of the Extraordinary Women conference, hopes that the weekend event, to be held Feb. 28-Mar. 1 at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., will bring long-lasting, positive effects to those who attend.
With this year’s theme: Joyful Journey, conference speakers will focus on everyday issues that women face—both the typical and atypical.
Holiday Happenings in Greater Tulsa
Christmastime is here. Tulsa and the surrounding communities are preparing for fun, offering parades and activities for everyone. Whether individuals are looking for musical entertainment, light displays or a parade, they can be sure to find something to bring them holiday cheer.
ORU to Hold Free Christmas Concert
Oral Roberts University will host a free Christmas celebration concert, titled The Wonder that is Christmas, on Dec. 6. The concert is open to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Mabee Center. The concert will feature Christian guests Kelly Ford, Brian Nhira, Jason Swanson, and the Victory and Lincoln Christian Children’s Choirs performing with the orchestra and choir.
Tulsa PAC Gets Into the Holiday Spirit in December
Many people don’t realize that the Tulsa Performing Arts Center is owned and operated by the City of Tulsa. As a city facility, we are happy that election time is over and that a degree of certainty about most things has returned. Congratulations, Mayor Bartlett!
Fashion Show Fundraiser
The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will hold its 61st annual Christmas Luncheon and Fashion Show Dec. 3 at the Cox Business Center.
The fashion show will include a silent and live auction with items, such as dinner at a Tulsa Fire Station, a Hard Rock golf getaway package, restaurant gift certificates, tickets to a Kansas City Royals game, and baskets and services from more than 100 local businesses.
The Castle of Muskogee invites visitors to celebrate the holidays with its Castle Christmas and Garden of Lights, beginning Thanksgiving Day and running through New Years Eve.
GAST Presents Annual German Market: Dec. 6-8
The German-American Society of Tulsa () will hold its annual Christkindlmarkt Dec. 6-8 at the society’s Great Hall, located at 15th Street and Terrace Drive.
Margaritaville Moving Ahead After Groundbreaking
Hundreds gathered Oct. 15 for a celebration of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s $335 million project, River Spirit Casino Phase II, which includes the 26-story luxury hotel, including convention meeting space, an upscale spa and several new restaurants including a top-tiered steakhouse brand (to be announced at a later date) and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Restaurant and Casino.
TU for the Holidays
COLORFUL CAMPUS: The University of Tulsa held its annual Night Light at TU holiday lighting event on Nov. 19 to begin the holiday season. The campus was lit with thousands of festive blue lights as guests enjoyed carols, music from the TU marching band, prizes, hot chocolate and treats from Ann’s Bakery.
Shop Embraces Downtown Deco
Downtown Tulsa’s art deco heritage is something to celebrate.
That’s how local artist William Franklin feels, anyway. And he’s taken a number of steps to turn that idea into a reality.
BTC Chili Cook-Off Held
CHILI : Newspapers’ Kelly Johnson, seated, and Broadband employees Kala Hackler, left, and Terri Ryan were among those who judged chili and other foods during Broadband’s 13th annual Chili Cook-Off on Nov. 1. The event took place at Broadband, 11134 South Memorial Drive; proceeds benefitted the United Way and the Bixby Outreach Center.
OK Mozart to Present Parker Millsap Trio
For more than two years, the OK Mozart Festival has extended its reach beyond the confines of the June festival to present a year around series of concerts featuring rising talent from Oklahoma and throughout the country.
Veteran Jazz Saxophonist to Receive Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame’s Highest Honor
Ninety-four-year old bandleader and saxophonist Hal Singer, a Tulsa race riot survivor who lives and works out of Paris, France, is this year’s recipient of the Jay McShann Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. Singer plans to attend and perform at the Jazz Hall’s Induction Gala on Saturday, November 16.
A Merry and Bright Holiday Season Begins at the PAC
With the holidays approaching, you may want to begin building in some leisure time to keep you merry and the yuletide bright. November and December at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center offer both holiday shows and a candy land assortment of entertainment choices.
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