Calendar: April 2017
This month's can't-miss events
Tulsa Roots Music Bash is April 15.
1 Gear up for the Aquarium Run in Jenks, where more than 2,000 runners compete in a half-marathon, 10K, 5K and 1-mile run.
The Farm’s Market, a monthly gathering of local vendors and artisans, plus music and cooking demos, kicks off its second year at the Farm Shopping Center.
2 Come as your favorite superhero to Tulsa’s fourth annual Superhero Challenge obstacle course at POSTOAK Lodge benefiting the Child Abuse Network.
4 Panic! At the Disco performs on its “Death of a Bachelor Tour” with MisterWives and special guest Saint Motel at the BOK Center.
6 Lift your voice at Worship Night in America at the BOK Center with contemporary Christian musician Chris Tomlin and other special guests.
7-8 Gear up for gardening season at the SpringFest Garden Market and Festival at the Tulsa Garden Center. Consult with gardening experts and shop plants, tools and art.
7-9 Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Auto Show with hundreds of cars and trucks inside River Spirit Expo.
8 Gather for Herb Day in Brookside to shop Oklahoma’s freshest herbs, plants and flowers along with soaps, pottery and wine.
Enjoy an evening of Brahms’ “Ein Deutsches Requiem” as the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus and Tulsa Symphony team up for an evening at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
Shop local at the Indie Trunk Show, featuring products from Oklahoma artists, crafters and boutique owners at Expo Square.
11-16 Watch Baby and Johnny fall in love all over again in the stage production of “Dirty Dancing” at the PAC.
13 Spring ushers in another season of minor league baseball as the Tulsa Drillers take on Midland for their first home game of the year at ONEOK Field.
15 Comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy have all the jokes on their “We’ve Been Thinking Tour” at the BOK Center.
15 American rock bands Los Lobos and Young Dubliners of Los Angeles will headline the fourth annual Tulsa Roots Music Bash from 2:30-9:30 p.m., April 15, at Guthrie Green. The music festival features local bands such as Joe Driscoll and Sekou Kouyate, as well as internationally touring musicians and performers like Calliope Circus. Presented in partnership with the George Kaiser Family Foundation, the event is free and kicks off Guthrie Green’s 2017 concert season. Other attractions will include an art activity area for children and families, community booths about sustainability, Oklahoma-made products, local food and craft beer.
20-23 Tulsa Foundation for Architecture hosts its inaugural Architecture and Design Film Festival at Circle Cinema.
21-23 Tulsa’s Spring Home and Outdoor Living Expo offers tiny home tours, prize drawings, home renovation ideas and much more at River Spirit Expo.
22 Lace up your walking shoes in support of the American Heart Association for Tulsa’s Heart Walk at ONEOK Field.
Have some Earth Day fun at the Tulsa Zoo’s “Party for the Planet,” featuring conservation activities.
22-30 The Woody Guthrie Center marks its fourth anniversary with a weeklong celebration of book, film and art events at various venues.
27 Catch the final Tulsa Camerata performance of the season with music inspired by Osvaldo Golijov’s “Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind” at Philbrook Museum of Art.
28-29 The OK Electric festival at Living Arts explores the theme “Nature vs. Nurture” through electro-acoustic music.