Here's a small sampling of all the things to do in Tulsa this during August 2019.
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.
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.
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.)
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.
Eighties music fills the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino when 38 Special performs.
Chapman Green presents Games on the Green, a nostalgic pastime with a cultural and creative twist. (Also Aug. 13, 20, 27.)
Shop for produce and more at the morning Brookside Farmers Market in the Brookside Church parking lot. (Aug. 14, 21, 28)
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.)
Take a virtual trip to “The Big Easy” at Gathering Place’s Jazz Night Concert series featuring “Nola Music” on the Great Lawn.
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.
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)
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.
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.)
Canadian rock band Nickelback visits Paradise Cove Theater at River Spirit Casino Resort.
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.
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.)
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.”
“Heller Theatre Shorts 2019,” written by local playwrights featuring local actors, is presented at Henthorne Performing Arts Center in Brookside.
Philbrook Museum of Art’s Movies on the Lawn presents the film “Black Panther.” Bring a blanket or lawn chair.
“Everybody” get excited. The BOK Center welcomes the Backstreet Boys.
Rob Thomas, Grammy Award-winning rock musician/songwriter and former lead singer of Matchbox 20, hits the Tulsa Theater (formerly Brady Theater).
End the summer laughing along with national and local comedians who return for T-town’s Blue Whale Comedy Festival at Guthrie Green.
American Theatre Co.’s 50th season Opening Gala and Fundraiser*
Benefits American Theatre Co.
Benefits Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma
Annual Burn Co. Barbecue Event
Benefits Tulsa Boys’ Home.
Jeans and Jewels Gala
Benefits Tulsa State Fair Ringmasters.
Back-to-school Style Show and Brunch
Benefits Baptist Children’s Home, Owasso.
The Tess Trail Run 5K
Benefits Tristesse Grief Center.
Tulsa Taller 5K and Family FunRun*
Benefits Assistance in Health Care.
Benefits Tulsa Area United Way.
DIVAS 4 H.O.P.E.
Benefits Health Outreach Prevention Education Inc.
Maker Faire Tulsa
Benefits Fab Lab Tulsa.
Benefits Sutton Avian Research Center.
McDazzle Fun Ball
Benefits Ronald McDonald House.
Editor’s note: TulsaPeople is a sponsor of the * events.