Calendar: December 2017
This month's can't-miss events
The Lantern Light Festival is a six-week production featuring massive Chinese lanterns, inspiring performances and a variety of food.
1 Thirty Chinese lantern-makers descend on River Parks to present Tulsa’s first Lantern Light Festival. Through Jan. 1.
1-3 Eat schnitzel and buy a nutcracker at the German-American Society’s 19th annual Christkindlmarkt.
1-31 The Castle of Muskogee celebrates the season with drive-thru light displays, holiday merchants and family activities at the Castle Christmas.
2 Santa and Mrs. Claus spread cheer with free books for kids at the Greenwood Cultural Center for the Mothers Group Inc.’s Santa Community Project.
2-3 The Lorton Performance Center at TU presents “Home for the Holidays with Jeff Shadley,” jazz trumpeter.
3 The Tulsa Herb Society presents Carols and Crumpets, an artisan craft fair at the Tulsa Garden Center.
5 If a cappella music is your jam, the Brady Theater is hosting Straight No Chaser for their “Speakeasy” tour.
7 Meet New York Times bestseller Deb Perelman, author of “Smitten Kitchen Every Day,” at Congregation B’nai Emunah.
Receive a 20 percent discount when you bring 20 non-perishable food items for John 3:16 Mission to Travers Mahan’s 20-20-20 Holiday Open House. The event celebrates the shop’s 20th anniversary.
8-9 The Alliday Market returns to Retro Den to celebrate the season with local art, live music, a succulent bar and cocktails.
8-10 Make a difference in the community — and get some shopping done — at the Junior League of Tulsa’s Holiday Market at the Union Multipurpose Activity Center.
9 ‘Tis the season for barbershop-style holiday classics with the Talk of Tulsa Show Chorus at the Union Ninth Grade Center.
World-renowned classical guitarist Tommy Emmanuel brings Christmas tunes to the Cox Business Center.
10 The Broken Arrow PAC hosts “Christmas with The Annie Moses Band.”
Join Santa for food, drinks and photos at the Mayo Hotel’s “Christmas at the Mayo” celebration, featuring the Tulsa Honors Orchestra.
14 If you have a knack for storytelling, join Ok, So Story Slam at the IDL Ballroom.
23 Uncover a unique gift at the Tulsa Flea Market in Expo Square.
31 Break a sweat at the Race into the New Year 5K at River West Festival Park.