Charitable Events: August 2017
This month's fundraisers and fun happenings
August TBA — “Newsies”
Aug. 3 — Cigar-B-Que
6-8:30 p.m. Burn Co. Barbecue, 1738 S. Boston Ave. Tickets are $100 or two for $150. Tickets include whiskey tastings from Southern Glazer’s Distribution, cigars from Ted’s Pipe Shoppes, and BBQ from Burn Co. BBQ. Supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma’s mentoring program are encouraged to bring a prospective mentor to the event to learn what it means to mentor a child facing adversity in Tulsa. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma. Contact Chase Mowery, 918-728-7932, firstname.lastname@example.org, bbbsok.org.
Aug. 3-5, 10-12 — Harwelden Murder Mystery
7-9 p.m. Harwelden Mansion, 2210 S. Main St. The story is set in the Harwelden Home for Superannuated Superheroes, heroes past their primes, their powers either gone or flagging. Event runs Aug. 3-5 and 10-12. $75, ticket includes dinner and beverages. Benefits Arts and Humanities Council of Tulsa’s arts and cultural programming. Contact Lauren, 918-584-3333, ext. 212, ahhatulsa.org/programs/mystery/.
Aug. 4 — Strike for Success
6-9 p.m. Main Event Entertainment, 7830 S. Santa Fe Ave W. Ten teams of five players each compete at the bowling alley. $500 per team; includes shoes, buffet and drinks. Benefits Youth at Heart. Contact Marquetta Finley, 918-850-0888 or email@example.com; youthatheart.org/events.
Aug. 5 — Back-to-school Style Show and Brunch, “Celebrating 20 Years of Style”
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 9 a.m.-10:15 a.m., silent auction. Grand Ballroom, the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave. LeAnne Taylor, mistress of ceremonies. Includes quilt show. $20, tickets; $200, tables of 10. Sponsorships available. Business casual. Benefits Baptist Children’s Home, Owasso. Contact Donna Brooks, 918-640-9277; obhc.org/bch-owasso/back-to-school-style-show.
Aug. 10 — Taste of Brookside
6-10 p.m.; 6 p.m., registration; 10:15 p.m., return ballots; 10:30 p.m., winners announced on Facebook. Starts at Blue Moon, 3512 S. Peoria Ave. Maps, ballots and wristbands available at registration. Adults 21 and over. Begins with wine reception. Wristband required at all food and wine tastings locations. $55, advance tickets; $65, at the door. Benefits Youth Services of Tulsa. Contact Brian Young, 918-382-4457, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.tasteofbrookside.com.
Aug. 12 — Wild Brew
4-8 p.m. Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center. $50, tickets; sponsorships available. More than 100 domestic and international artisan beers, paired with food from selected Tulsa restaurants. Benefits Sutton Avian Research Center. Contact Karen Kilbrourne, email@example.com; wildbrew.org.
Aug. 14 — Operation Aware Golf Tournament
8 a.m. Cedar Ridge Country Club, 10302 S. Garnett Road, Broken Arrow. Scramble format. $350, individuals; $1,400, foursome team. $150-$5,000, sponsorships. Free breakfast lunch, prizes and awards. Country club golf attire. Benefits Operation Aware of Oklahoma Inc. Contact Mackenzie Staples, 918-582-7884, firstname.lastname@example.org; operationaware.org/events.aspx.
Aug. 19 — MIX 2017
7:30 p.m. Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St. $150, ticket; $500-$20,000, sponsorships. The sixth annual MIX brings together 16 bartenders to compete in a larger than life cocktail battle. Benefits Philbrook Museum of Art educational programming and museum operations. Contact Angel, 918-749-7941, mix.philbrook.org
Aug. 21 — 25th annual Downtown Kiwanis Club Charity Golf Classic
8 a.m., shotgun start. Meadow Brook Country Club, 9300 E. 81st St. South. Scramble format, four-person teams. $600, teams; $300-$5,000, team sponsorships; $20,000 cash prize on Hole 8. Includes breakfast, lunch and awards ceremony. Golf attire. Benefits Special Olympics Oklahoma. Contact Jennifer Lytle, 918-481-1234, email@example.com; sook.org/kiwanis-golf.html.
Aug. 21 — LIFE’s Musical Mondays
Aug. 29 — JA Classic
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Patriot Golf Club, 5790 Patriot Drive, Owasso. $300-$15,000, player and non-player scholarships. Scramble format. Lunch and prizes. Casual attire. Benefits Junior Achievement of Oklahoma. Contact Martha Rongey, 918-663-2132, firstname.lastname@example.org; jaok.org.