October 2013

Bike the Mother Road

10/31/13

Bike the Mother Road

Cycling enthusiasts unite! Cruise the historic Route 66 corridor on two wheels at the Red Fork Main Street 66 on Route 66 bike tour.

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Dead on

10/31/13

Dead on

Living Arts of Tulsa hosts the Day of the Dead Arts Festival on Friday, with art exhibits, a skeleton parade, street party, Hispanic food, live music and more.

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Puckish delights

10/31/13

Puckish delights

This weekend only, the Tulsa Ballet sets to dance Shakespeare’s classic tale of whimsical woodland sprites, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

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Blue and gold bash

10/31/13

Blue and gold bash

The University of Tulsa has a full weekend of events planned for its homecoming, including a pep rally with music and fireworks, open houses, social events and — of course — a football game.

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Final fright

10/31/13

Final fright

From ultra-spooky to tame and toddler-friendly, the Castle of Muskogee's Halloween extravaganza has something for everyone, and the festivities continue through Saturday.

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Don't hide your 'stache

10/31/13

Don't hide your 'stache

The Movember Foundation, which aims to promote men's health and educate men about serious health issues, presents the Moustache Dash 5K on Saturday near the Pearl District.

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It takes a village

10/24/13

It takes a village

Volunteer Tulsa invites Tulsans to gather Saturday afternoon for the "Mother Road Makeover," an effort to beautify the Kendall Whittier District near Route 66.

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Shopping is caring

10/24/13

Shopping is caring

Family & Children’s Services begins its 15th annual Care Card shopping event, giving shoppers discounts of up to 20 percent at nearly 230 retail locations during the 10-day shopping period.

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Run, Tulsa, run!

10/24/13

Run, Tulsa, run!

Runners take to the streets of Tulsa this weekend at the historic Tulsa Run, which will feature an all-day finish line celebration featuring live music, food and drink vendors and more.

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This place is a zoo

10/24/13

This place is a zoo

The Tulsa Zoo's annual trick-or-treat extravaganza, HallowZOOeen, begins Sunday with games, activities, treats and more for kids of all ages.

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Moving beyond

10/24/13

Moving beyond

TYPros, Mosaic and the John Hope Franklin Center host a series of events exploring the Tulsa Race Riots and their lasting impact on our city, including a lecture from attorney Hannibal B. Johnson, community forum and a screening of the documentary "BURN: The Evolution of an American City."

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Boo!-tiful Brookside

10/24/13

Boo!-tiful Brookside

Brookside is the place to be for an entire weekend of Halloween celebrations as BooFest welcomes trick-or-treaters to the annual parade and festival, and restaurants and retailers offer special deals and events.

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Wunderbar!

10/17/13

Wunderbar!

Tulsa's favorite festival is back! Oktoberfest begins tonight at River West Festival Park for a full weekend of beer steins, chicken dances, bratwurst and plenty of other German-inspired hijinks.

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Keeping Tulsa weird

10/17/13

Keeping Tulsa weird

Weird Al Yankovic, the king of pop music parody and master of the polka accordion medley, returns to Tulsa on Saturday night for a concert at the Brady Theater.

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Thunder road trip

10/17/13

Thunder road trip

The Oklahoma City Thunder will travel up the turnpike to take on the New Orleans Pelicans tonight in a preseason NBA matchup at the BOK Center.

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War of the words

10/17/13

War of the words

Booksmart Tulsa presents “Literary Death Match Tulsa: Part 3,” in which four Tulsa writers square off in a "literary throwdown" of original tales at All Souls Unitarian Church.

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To scare or not to scare

10/17/13

To scare or not to scare

The Castle of Muskogee's annual Halloween Festival runs all through October, with plenty of spooky fun in addition to less spooky kid-friendly activities.

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Aw, nuts!

10/17/13

Aw, nuts!

The Nut House in Claremore will kicj off pecan harvesting season with the fifth annual Route 66 Pecan and Fun Fest, featuring train and pony rides, a petting zoo, chainsaw carving demonstrations, a gunfight show, pumpkin painting, camel rides, food and art vendors and more.

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Native beauty

10/10/13

Native beauty

The Cherokee Art Market at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa this weekend will feature more than 150 Native American artists from around the country exhibiting their artwork.

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Stopping by woods

10/10/13

Stopping by woods

The Keystone Ancient Forest, dotted with 500-year-old cedars and 300-year-old post oak trees, will host an open-hike day on Saturday for visitors to stroll through the majestic woods free of charge.

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Hallowed ground

10/10/13

Hallowed ground

The Castle of Muskogee's month-long Halloween celebration features spooky fun with a generous helping of kid-friendly autumn-inspired activities, including hayrides, bounce houses, inflatables and a petting zoo.

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Elegant estates

10/10/13

Elegant estates

Six beautiful homes and gardens in the historic Maple Ridge neighborhood — including the famed Skelly Mansion — will be open for visitors to peruse this Sunday afternoon.

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Grillin' and chillin'

10/10/13

Grillin' and chillin'

Sand Springs hosts the Grillin’ & Chillin’ BBQ Festival, a family-friendly cook-off for local and regional barbecuers, where you can sample some of the region's tastiest barbecue, toss some horseshoes and take the little ones to the Kids Corral.

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Get weird with Chuck

10/03/13

Get weird with Chuck

Chuck Palahniuk, bestselling author of "Fight Club" and a host of other darkly funny novels, stops in Tulsa to host a strange and quirky pajama party at the recently closed Central Library in conjunction with the release of his latest novel, "Doomed."

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Get your fair share

10/03/13

Get your fair share

Don't miss your last chance to enjoy the rides, the animals, the vendors, the games and the food at the Tulsa State Fair, which runs through Sunday.

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(They have pitchers)

10/03/13

(They have pitchers)

Fassler Hall hosts an Oktoberfest celebration this weekend in downtown Tulsa, featuring live music from some of Tulsa's best bands, food trucks, and a beer garden stocked with a huge selection of special Oktoberfest brews.

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Square deal

10/03/13

Square deal

Enjoy the autumn weather at Utica Square's Art in the Square, featuring more than 90 artists showing off works of watercolor, stained glass, pottery, sculpture and woodturning and much more.

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Perspectives in writing

10/03/13

Perspectives in writing

Khaled Hosseini, whose bestselling books "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns" have touched readers around the world, will speak at the kickoff of the 2013 Tulsa Town Hall lecture series at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

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Shalom, y'all

10/03/13

Shalom, y'all

Celebrate Jewish culture with the 20th annual Shalomfest, featuring traditional Jewish food, art, music, ceremonies and demonstrations, children's activities and much more.

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