Tulsa Zoo Busy with Special Events
The Tulsa Zoo continues to stay busy with special events, including Feather Fest, Sea Lion Splash, Armed Forces Day, Earth Fest, a Mother’s Day performance by the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, a book-reading event at Saks Fifth Avenue benefiting the zoo, and ZooFari.
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Editor’s Note: “Trendz” is a new light-hearted column written by Ayn Robbins, an Oscar-nominated lyricist who resided in Southern California for many years. She now makes her home in Tulsa.
Joe Momma’s Pizza Set to Open Downtown in Summer
Blake Ewing is a problem solver.
That’s why his business card proclaims him the “Head Cheese” of Joe Momma’s pizza.
Ken Busby, Chase Honored at Global Vision Awards Dinner
Tulsa Global Alliance (TGA) has honored Ken Busby, executive director and CEO at the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, and Chase, represented by David Page, Tulsa Market President, for their significant contributions to international understanding at the 13th Annual Global Vision Awards and Dinner in May at the University of Tulsa.
Gilcrease Surpasses Goals with Rendezvous
Rendezvous 2008 brought out community leaders, patrons and art buyers to support Gilcrease Museum and its outstanding collection, exhibitions and programs. The event on April 18 surpassed all fundraising goals for the museum.
36th Leake Auction
The Midwest’s largest collector car auction with more than 700 Cadillacs, Corvettes, Camaros, Shelbys, Mopars, Thunderbirds and other collector, muscle, classic and specialty cars will be held June 6-8 at the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st Street, enter off of 21st Street.
The “Empty Bowls 2008” Dinner and Fundraiser benefiting the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma was a great success with over 600 in attendance.
Jan Markey Gifts celebrated its grand re-opening in mid-April following store remodels. The gift store opened 41 years ago in the Holiday Hills Shopping Center.
Nielsens Lladro Event
FINE GIFTS: Nielsens Fine Gifts, 8138-A S. Lewis, recently held a Lladro Event as part of their spring arrivals.
Displaying a variety of Lladro gentle and beautiful pieces are Linda White of Lladro and Andrea Nielsen-Bartlett. Nielsens phone number is (918) 298-9700.
Mayfest Offers Private Label Wine in 2008
When most Tulsans think of Mayfest, wine usually isn’t one of the first things that comes to mind. This year’s Mayfest staff is trying to change that with the help of Oklahoma’s Cabin Creek Vineyard and Winery. Tulsa International Mayfest announced there will be a limited number of private label Mayfest wines available at the 2008 festival. The wines are supplied by Cabin Creek Vineyard and Winery and feature the artwork of the 2008 Mayfest poster as the label.
GILCREASE SUPPORTERS: Rendezvous 2008 brought out community leaders, patrons and art buyers to support Gilcrease Museum and its outstanding collection, exhibitions and programs on April 18.
Roots Run Deep in Gilcrease 101 Ranch Collection
Jerry and Ruth Murphey are going to be at Gilcrease Museum July 1 to visit old friends.
Jerry’s grandmother was Minnie Alemedea Burguess Murphey, a Cherokee, who for years played in the famed 101 Ranch Real Wild West Show. The show may have died during the Depression, but when he was only 12, her grandson, Jerry, got a genuine 101 Ranch pocket knife. It was the beginning of a life-long love affair with 101 memorabilia.
A TICKET TO RIDE: Patrons of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the 2008 Aviator Ball, “A Ticket to Ride,” on April 26.
Woolaroc’s Kidfest Returns to Wild West
The Osage Hills will come alive at Woolaroc on June 28-29 as Woolaroc presents Kidsfest, “A Return to the Wild, Wild West!”
This year’s Kidsfest will focus on the theme of the old west, the history of this part of the country and will demonstrate what it was like to live in those days. Professional re-enactors will establish their camps on the main grounds of Woolaroc. Between the museum and the lodge, guests will see Mountain Man camps, Civil War soldiers, Civil War medical camps, Cowboys and Indians, all designed to share with the children the authentic lifestyle of those “wild” days. Children will have the opportunity to learn, observe and sometimes even participate in the action as these people share the stories, hardships and the history of those wild and rugged days.
Sephora Opens at Woodland Hills
Tulsa beauty seekers have reason to celebrate. Sephora, the ultimate beauty playground, opened its doors at the Woodland Hills Mall on May 9. Update the makeup bag, search for that perfect scent, save face with soothing skincare, indulge with a bubbly bath product: it’s all here and it’s right at Tulsans fingertips.
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