August Events

Here's a small sampling of all the things to do in Tulsa this during August 2019.



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August 1

Country duo Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush bring their Sugarland hits to the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

Legendary rock’n’roll band Chicago visits Paradise Cove at River Spirit Casino Resort.

Michael Cavanaugh brings “The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John” to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

August 1-4

The Tulsa Drillers take on the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at ONEOK Field. Fireworks follow the Aug. 2 game.

It’s your last chance to view the “John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie” exhibit at the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa Arts District.

August  2

Bottoms Up (classic rock/blues/oldies) plays at the First Friday Concert in the LaFortune Park Gardens. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

ahha Tulsa presents the exhibits “Together/Apart: The Lady Minimalist Tea Society,” works from six New Mexico women, and “Into the Land of Spectres,” a series of large-scale drawings. (Open through Sept. 22.)


 

August 3

Fine Lines’ seventh annual Car Show visits RiverWest Festival Park, where you can find favorite makes, styles and colors.

Surge into “space:next frontier” at the Cosmos Creation: a night of galactic exploration, STEAM art projects and a live art installation at Chapman Green.

August 4

Eighties music fills the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino when 38 Special performs.

August 6

Chapman Green presents Games on the Green, a nostalgic pastime with a cultural and creative twist. (Also Aug. 13, 20, 27.)

August 7

Shop for produce and more at the morning Brookside Farmers Market in the Brookside Church parking lot. (Aug. 14, 21, 28)

August 8

Head northwest of T-town to Tulsa Botanic Garden for Family Craft Nights to make a different nature-themed craft. (Also Aug. 15, 22, 29.)

August 9

Take a virtual trip to “The Big Easy” at Gathering Place’s Jazz Night Concert series featuring “Nola Music” on the Great Lawn.

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August 10

Let your favorite canine beat the summer heat at the SoCo Pooch Pool Party at Bixby’s South County Recreation Center.

Watch more than 100 small aircraft at the annual Will Rogers/Wiley Post Fly-in on the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah. The event celebrates small plane aviation and the lives of Rogers and Post.

August 10-11

Ride ’em! Professional Bull Riders “Unleash the Beast” for two days of excitement at the BOK Center.

Theatre Tulsa brings the music of ABBA to life with its production of “Mamma Mia!” at the Tulsa PAC. (Also, Aug. 16-18, 23-25, 30-Sept. 1)

August 11

Joan Osborne sings the songs of Bob Dylan for an all-ages concert at Cain’s Ballroom.

The kids can let their hair down at Gathering Place’s Kids’ Summer Music Concert on the Great Lawn.

August 15

Tulsa’s own saxophonist/recording artist Grady Nichols returns to Utica Square’s Summer’s Fifth Night for two hours of listening, dancing and relaxation. (Also: Aug. 1, Red Dirt Rangers; Aug. 8, Doctors of Replay; Aug. 22, Hydramatics; and Aug. 29, Stars.)

August 16

Canadian rock band Nickelback visits Paradise Cove Theater at River Spirit Casino Resort.

August 17

Head downtown to Chapman Green for Mayfest Creative Culture Night, featuring live dance performances.

Osage Casino and Hotel welcomes The Spin Doctors to its Skyline Event Center.

August 20

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of the film “Alice’s Restaurant,” Arlo Guthrie’s Woodstock appearance and his family and friends with the Woody Guthrie Center’s special exhibit “In Times Like These: Arlo Guthrie, Friends and Family.” (Open through Jan. 5.)

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August 22

Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot tour hits the stage of the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

Visit Guthrie Green in the Tulsa Arts District to enjoy a free movie, “Instant Family.”

August 22-25

“Heller Theatre Shorts 2019,” written by local playwrights featuring local actors, is presented at Henthorne Performing Arts Center in Brookside.

August 23

Philbrook Museum of Art’s Movies on the Lawn presents the film “Black Panther.” Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

August 28

“Everybody” get excited. The BOK Center welcomes the Backstreet Boys.

August 30

Rob Thomas, Grammy Award-winning rock musician/songwriter and former lead singer of Matchbox 20, hits the Tulsa Theater (formerly Brady Theater).

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August 30-31

End the summer laughing along with national and local comedians who return for T-town’s Blue Whale Comedy Festival at Guthrie Green.

 

Charitable Events

August 3

American Theatre Co.’s 50th season Opening Gala and Fundraiser* 

Benefits American Theatre Co.

americantheatrecompany.org

August 8

Pint Night

Benefits Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma

gseok.org

August 9

Annual Burn Co. Barbecue Event
Benefits Tulsa Boys’ Home.
tulsaboyshome.org/burn-co-barbecue

Jeans and Jewels Gala 
Benefits Tulsa State Fair Ringmasters.
tulsastatefair.com

August 10

Back-to-school Style Show and Brunch 
Benefits Baptist Children’s Home, Owasso.
obhc.org

The Tess Trail Run 5K 
Benefits Tristesse Grief Center.
thegriefcenter.org

Tulsa Taller 5K and Family FunRun* 
Benefits Assistance in Health Care.
runsignup.com/race/ok/tulsa/tulsataller5kandfunrun

August 23

Golf Scramble
Benefits Tulsa Area United Way.
tauw.org

August 24

DIVAS 4 H.O.P.E. 
Benefits Health Outreach Prevention Education Inc.
hopetesting.org

Maker Faire Tulsa 
Benefits Fab Lab Tulsa.
tulsa.makerfaire.com

Wild Brew*
Benefits Sutton Avian Research Center.
wildbrew.org

August 29

McDazzle Fun Ball
Benefits Ronald McDonald House.
rmhctulsa.org

 

Editor’s note: TulsaPeople is a sponsor of the * events.

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August 2019

Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Telephone: (405) 236-3100
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Oh, Tulsa is a Living Arts biennial that celebrates visual, performance, literary, sound, video, and installation art for the Tulsa community. Eligible work includes: Tulsa residents, artists who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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Senior Star Round-Up - August 18 - Cain's Ballroom - 2 to 5 p.m. The annual Senior Star Round-Up is Sunday, August 18, at the Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main Street in Tulsa. This popular...

Cost: $10

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N. Main St.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Senior Star Living
Telephone: (918) 664-9000
Contact Name: Emily Fox

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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Wizard of Oz” (R.S.C.1987) By L. Frank Baum With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg Background Music by...

Cost: $22-$25

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK  Broken Arrow
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: 74012
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: (405) 236-3100
Website »

More information

Oh, Tulsa is a Living Arts biennial that celebrates visual, performance, literary, sound, video, and installation art for the Tulsa community. Eligible work includes: Tulsa residents, artists who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Telephone: 918-585-1234
Website »

More information

Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
Website »

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Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: (405) 236-3100
Website »

More information

Oh, Tulsa is a Living Arts biennial that celebrates visual, performance, literary, sound, video, and installation art for the Tulsa community. Eligible work includes: Tulsa residents, artists who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Telephone: 918-585-1234
Website »

More information

Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
Website »

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You're invited to our new store Grand Opening Celebration in Broken Arrow, August 21st for an all day event! As you know, this year marks our 30 year anniversary of serving business minded...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stow's Office Furniture
3604 S Elm Place
Broken Arrow, OK  74011
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Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: (405) 236-3100
Website »

More information

Oh, Tulsa is a Living Arts biennial that celebrates visual, performance, literary, sound, video, and installation art for the Tulsa community. Eligible work includes: Tulsa residents, artists who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Telephone: 918-585-1234
Website »

More information

Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
Website »

More information

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Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: (405) 236-3100
Website »

More information

Oh, Tulsa is a Living Arts biennial that celebrates visual, performance, literary, sound, video, and installation art for the Tulsa community. Eligible work includes: Tulsa residents, artists who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Telephone: 918-585-1234
Website »

More information

Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
Website »

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Sign up now for the Tulsa Area United Way's 9th Annual Golf Scramble – a local tradition that pairs an enjoyable morning of golf with helping your community.

Cost: $400 per team

Where:
LaFortune Park Golf Course
5501 S Yale Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74135
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Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: (405) 236-3100
Website »

More information

Oh, Tulsa is a Living Arts biennial that celebrates visual, performance, literary, sound, video, and installation art for the Tulsa community. Eligible work includes: Tulsa residents, artists who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Telephone: 918-585-1234
Website »

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  The biggest sporting event in history for Broken Arrow is set to happen on Friday, August 23rd. The event will take place outside in Downtown Broken Arrow near the intersection of...

Cost: $52.00

Where:
Downtown Broken Arrow
The intersection of Commercial and Main streets
Broken Arrow, OK
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
Website »

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Wings, Wheels & Wishes is a fly-in, car and bike show benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma in loving memory of Collinsville Wish Kid, Bill Campbell. Our event features vintage...

Cost: Free to the public

Where:
Airman Acres Airport
12600 N. 73rd E. Ave.
Collinsville, OK  74021
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Telephone: 918-510-3423
Contact Name: Cindi Conner
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  Our 17th Annual CimTel Classic 5K is August 24, 2019! The registration begins at 6:30am and the race begins at 8am at Cleveland High School 600 N Gilbert Cleveland, OK. The entry fee is $25 for...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Cleveland High School
600 N Gilbert
Cleveland, OK  74020
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Sponsor: CimTel
Contact Name: Allee Pearson
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Featuring more than seventy works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: (405) 236-3100
Website »

More information

Maker Faire Tulsa is an award-winning, family-friendly event celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and making of all kinds. The 7th...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Park Hall at Expo Square
1701 S Sandusky Ave
Tulsa, OK  74112
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Sponsor: Fab Lab Tulsa
Telephone: 918-779-6025
Contact Name: Nathan Pritchett
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Maker Faire Tulsa is an award-winning, family-friendly event celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and making of all kinds. In 2019, Fab Lab...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Central Park Hall @ Expo Square
4145 East 21st Street
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Bobby O’s Slices + Pies, located in the Meadow Gold District along Route 66, will host a day of meal deals, merchandise giveaways, and kids activities for their Back-to-School Bash. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bobby O's
1502 E. 11th St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Bobby O's
Telephone: 918-586-2455
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Oh, Tulsa is a Living Arts biennial that celebrates visual, performance, literary, sound, video, and installation art for the Tulsa community. Eligible work includes: Tulsa residents, artists who...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Telephone: 918-585-1234
Website »

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America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Broken Arrow! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you...

Cost: 59.95

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa- Broken Arrow
420 W Albany St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Dinner Detective
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DIVAS JUMP THE POND - THE BRITISH INVASION!! DIVAS 4 H.O.P.E. features live music from Tulsa’s diverse local artists along with cocktails, dinner, and one-of-a-kind live and silent auction...

Cost: $15,000 - $250

Where:
Assembly Hall - Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Health Outreach Prevention Education, Inc.
Telephone: 918-688-5022
Contact Name: Kathy L Williams
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
Website »

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