6 bold citrus recipes that taste like pure sunshine

We’ve gathered some of our favorite citrus-based recipes to beat the doldrums of winter.



When summer seems so far away, we can bring brightness and zest to our kitchens with citrus.

Citrus is what we crave in the cold days of winter. And it’s a good thing, because although it’s dreary here, huge grapefruits, Meyer lemons and mandarin oranges are being plucked from trees in Texas, Florida, South America and Mexico.

Winter recipes conjure ideas of steaming bowls of soup and comfort food casseroles, but we need something else. We need risotto covered in lemon zest, meats marinated in lime juice, fresh-squeezed orange juice and bright lemon bars so tart they make our mouths pucker.

So we’ve gathered some of our favorite citrus-based recipes to beat the doldrums of winter. Gathering your ingredients will be pretty easy, since you can find many citrus varieties at local grocery stores now.

Ethan Miller, produce manager at Whole Foods Market in Brookside, says citrus season kicks off in December, when big boxes of mandarins begin arriving.

“Citrus gets big and bold and bright in the winter,” Miller says.

Satsuma mandarins and clementines are the kickoff of Whole Foods’ citrus season. But the citrus customers most look forward to are the mandarins’ bigger cousins, the sumo mandarins.

Sumo mandarins are a cross between several citrus varieties, according to Miller. “People lose their minds when the sumos come in. They buy them by the box.”

This also is the season you’ll find large grapefruits out of Texas and California. Lemons and limes, while always available, will sometimes have even more flavor at peak season.

One interesting citrus variety Miller likes doesn’t actually have any pulp inside. Buddha’s Hand is an unusually shaped fruit, with finger-like sections coming from a base. No segments or juice can be extracted from it, but Miller says they’re often used for their aromatic zest or just as display.

Let the sunshine in with these recipes using big citrus flavor.

 

Quinoa tabouli  Serves 6 If you’re trying to eat more plant-based foods in the new year, this is a great option. If you’re eating beyond plant-based, serve it with pita bread and lemon-yogurt marinated chicken kabobs.  2 cups water  1 cup quinoa  1 pinch salt  ¼ cup olive oil  ½ teaspoon sea salt  ¼ cup lemon juice  2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered  1 cucumber, diced  ¼ cup chopped green onions or chives  1 cup chopped fresh parsley  1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint    In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add quinoa and a pinch of salt. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature, then fluff with a fork.  In a large bowl, combine olive oil, sea salt, lemon juice, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, parsley and mint. Stir in cooled quinoa.

Quinoa tabouli 

Serves 6

If you’re trying to eat more plant-based foods in the new year, this is a great option. If you’re eating beyond plant-based, serve it with pita bread and lemon-yogurt marinated chicken kabobs.

2 cups water

1 cup quinoa

1 pinch salt

¼ cup olive oil

½ teaspoon sea salt

¼ cup lemon juice

2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered

1 cucumber, diced

¼ cup chopped green onions or chives

1 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint

 

In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add quinoa and a pinch of salt. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Allow to cool to room temperature, then fluff with a fork.

In a large bowl, combine olive oil, sea salt, lemon juice, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, parsley and mint. Stir in cooled quinoa.

 

 

Citrus-marinated flank steak 

Serves 4

Citrus becomes your best friend when used as a marinade. No ingredient adds flavor more boldly than fresh citrus juice.

Zest and juice of 3 oranges

Zest and juice of 3 limes

4 cloves garlic, chopped

¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

1 ¼ pounds flank steak

 

In a large zip-close bag, combine orange juice, lime juice, zests, garlic, cilantro, salt, cumin, oregano and crushed red pepper. Add steak, seal bag and turn to coat with marinade. Marinate 1 hour and up to 8 hours in refrigerator. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.

Preheat outdoor grill to high. Oil the grates to prevent meat from sticking. Discard marinade. Grill steak 5 minutes per side for medium, depending on the thickness of the steak. Remove steak from grill, and transfer to a cutting board. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

 

Winter citrus salad with arugula // Serves 6 // Here’s a salad that will make you forget winter.  4 cloves garlic, crushed  1 tablespoon whole grain mustard  1/3 cup olive oil  Juice from 1 lemon  Juice from ½ an orange  Salt and pepper  8 cups torn butter lettuce  8 cups arugula  2 grapefruit, peeled and segmented  1 blood orange, peeled and segmented  1 navel orange, peeled and segmented  4 ounces goat cheese  ¼ cup chopped pistachios    In a small bowl, combine garlic, mustard, olive oil, lemon juice and orange juice. Whisk until fully incorporated. Add salt and pepper, to taste.  Toss butter lettuce and arugula with dressing. Divide among plates. Top with citrus, goat cheese, pistachios and dressing.

Winter citrus salad with arugula 

Serves 6

Here’s a salad that will make you forget winter.

4 cloves garlic, crushed

1 tablespoon whole grain mustard

1/3 cup olive oil

Juice from 1 lemon

Juice from ½ an orange

Salt and pepper

8 cups torn butter lettuce

8 cups arugula

2 grapefruit, peeled and segmented

1 blood orange, peeled and segmented

1 navel orange, peeled and segmented

4 ounces goat cheese

¼ cup chopped pistachios

 

In a small bowl, combine garlic, mustard, olive oil, lemon juice and orange juice. Whisk until fully incorporated. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

Toss butter lettuce and arugula with dressing. Divide among plates. Top with citrus, goat cheese, pistachios and dressing.

 

Sunshine Smoothie

Serves 2

Whole Foods Market shared this recipe for a simple citrus smoothie.

1 orange

1 lemon

1 red grapefruit

¾ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

2 tablespoons honey or agave syrup

½ cup ice cubes

 

Remove zest from orange and lemon; set aside.

Remove peel from orange, lemon and grapefruit, and segment fruits into pieces. Chop, and remove any seeds.

Place the fruits into a blender, and add half the orange and lemon zest, yogurt, honey and ice cubes. Blend until smooth and pour into two glasses; sprinkle with the remaining zest.

 

Citrus layer cake // Serves 12 // Take a tender butter cake, add a load of lemon and a touch of orange, and you have a luscious, lemony cake perfect for any celebration.  8 egg yolks  ¾ cup butter, softened  1 ¼ cups sugar  2 ½ cups cake flour  1 tablespoon baking powder  ¼ teaspoon salt  ¾ cup milk  Zest of 1 orange  Zest of 2 lemons  Juice of 1 lemon  1 teaspoon vanilla extract    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease and flour three (8-inch) cake pans or spray generously with nonstick spray.  Beat egg yolks at high speed with an electric mixer for 4 minutes or until thick and pale. Set aside.  Beat butter at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until well combined. Add egg yolks, beating well.  In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture a cup at a time, alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended. Stir in orange zest, lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Spoon batter into cake pans.  Bake for 12-16 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove from pans onto wire racks, and cool completely.  Spread with frosting between cake layers and on top. (Recipe follows.)    Citrus Frosting 1 cup butter, softened  Zest of 1 orange  Juice of 1 orange  Zest of 1 lemon      Juice of 2 lemons  2 pounds (32-ounce package) powdered sugar    Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Stir in orange and lemon zests and juices. Gradually add sugar, beating on medium speed for 3-5 minutes or until it’s a good consistency for spreading. You might need to add more citrus juice or powdered sugar, depending on thickness or thinness of frosting.

Citrus layer cake 

Serves 12

Take a tender butter cake, add a load of lemon and a touch of orange, and you have a luscious, lemony cake perfect for any celebration.

8 egg yolks

¾ cup butter, softened

1 ¼ cups sugar

2 ½ cups cake flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

¾ cup milk

Zest of 1 orange

Zest of 2 lemons

Juice of 1 lemon

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease and flour three (8-inch) cake pans or spray generously with nonstick spray.

Beat egg yolks at high speed with an electric mixer for 4 minutes or until thick and pale. Set aside.

Beat butter at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add sugar, beating until well combined. Add egg yolks, beating well.

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture a cup at a time, alternating with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Beat at low speed just until blended. Stir in orange zest, lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Spoon batter into cake pans.

Bake for 12-16 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove from pans onto wire racks, and cool completely.

Spread with frosting between cake layers and on top. (Recipe follows.)

 

Citrus Frosting

1 cup butter, softened

Zest of 1 orange

Juice of 1 orange

Zest of 1 lemon    

Juice of 2 lemons

2 pounds (32-ounce package) powdered sugar

 

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Stir in orange and lemon zests and juices. Gradually add sugar, beating on medium speed for 3-5 minutes or until it’s a good consistency for spreading. You might need to add more citrus juice or powdered sugar, depending on thickness or thinness of frosting.

 

Where to get authentic ceviche in Tulsa

 skeptic might wonder if you could actually find good ceviche in Tulsa. Talking to Felipe Enciso leaves little doubt.  Enciso was born in a town outside of Lima, Peru, that holds claim to being the city where ceviche originated. He grew up eating ceviche — a dish of both enormous simplicity and complexity — which is raw fish mixed with what can be as few as one other ingredient: lime juice. Ceviche often also includes onions, peppers and sometimes corn, sweet potatoes or garlic.  When Enciso and his wife, Cecilia, opened their restaurant, Manos Peruanas, he knew there would be ceviche on the menu.

A skeptic might wonder if you could actually find good ceviche in Tulsa. Talking to Felipe Enciso leaves little doubt.

Enciso was born in a town outside of Lima, Peru, that holds claim to being the city where ceviche originated. He grew up eating ceviche — a dish of both enormous simplicity and complexity — which is raw fish mixed with what can be as few as one other ingredient: lime juice. Ceviche often also includes onions, peppers and sometimes corn, sweet potatoes or garlic.

When Enciso and his wife, Cecilia, opened their restaurant, Manos Peruanas, he knew there would be ceviche on the menu.

“Let me explain this. We make it good,” Enciso says. “This is not because I’m the owner of the restaurant. You can find good ceviche in Florida. And I’m proud to say we do it really, really good.”

There’s no doubt he knows the subject matter. Enciso says he ate ceviche at least twice a week growing up in Peru.

He won’t give up his tricks, but Enciso will say he uses sea bass and imported Peruvian lemons.

“That’s the trick. If you use a lime from here, it’s not going to taste the same,” he says.

Many people come to Manos Peruanas, 6703 E. 81st St., for ceviche and other Peruvian dishes. The restaurant also has dishes from Venezuela and Colombia.

Ceviche, though, isn’t as popular with customers in the cold winter months. It’s at this time customers crave the Encisos’ shrimp soup, chupe de camarones. But at the first sign of sunshine, customers begin asking for the ceviche.

 

Citrus juices as part of a healthy lifestyle

“We literally can’t get enough citrus,” says Joy Hulver with Ediblend Superfood Cafe.  With locations at Utica Square and in south Tulsa at East 101st Street and South Sheridan Road, Ediblend makes juices and smoothie blends to order and has refrigerated cases of juices ready to go.  And many of those juices are loaded with citrus. “We definitely use a ton of citrus in our blends because of its immunity-boosting powers,” Hulver says.  She says customers also appreciate blends with citrus for the soluble fiber, which aids in digestion and keeps you full and more satisfied. Courtesy Ediblend Superfood Cafe.

“We literally can’t get enough citrus,” says Joy Hulver with Ediblend Superfood Cafe.

With locations at Utica Square and in south Tulsa at East 101st Street and South Sheridan Road, Ediblend makes juices and smoothie blends to order and has refrigerated cases of juices ready to go.

And many of those juices are loaded with citrus. “We definitely use a ton of citrus in our blends because of its immunity-boosting powers,” Hulver says.

She says customers also appreciate blends with citrus for the soluble fiber, which aids in digestion and keeps you full and more satisfied.

One of the most popular juices at Ediblend is the Tropical Orange, a pretty blend of orange, carrot, pineapple, apple, ginger, dates and coconut water.

Those seeking citrus also will like the Lemon Zinger, a bright yellow blend of lemons, cayenne pepper and agave. Or, try the hydrating signature blend, the 1717, with orange, banana, strawberries, dates and filtered water.

Anyone who has tasted Ediblend’s popular Detox Green knows it also has a burst of lemon, which Hulver says is a great detoxifier.

 

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Tulsa Ballet - Studio K
1212 E 45th Place
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Tulsa Ballet
Contact Name: Dan Meagher
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Star of the stage and screen, Travis Guillory jumps off the news anchor desk and onto the cabaret stage with “Headlines & Kicklines.” Singing songs of roles he’s played, roles...

Cost: $15 Bistro / $10 General Admission

Where:
Lynn Riggs Theatre at OKEQ
621 East 4th Street
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: OKEQ and Pat Hobbs
Telephone: 918-637-25866
Contact Name: Pat Hobbs
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In our 4-week Beginning Fencing class, you'll learn about the history of Olympic fencing, the three fencing weapons – foil, saber and epee – and the general rules for each of the specific...

Cost: $75

Where:
Southminster Presbyterian Church Community Center
3500 S Peoria
Tulsa, OK  74106
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Sponsor: Tulsa Fencing Club
Telephone: 918-928-2663
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Woodland Hills Mall is excited to host Beauty Week, which is a unique way for the people in Tulsa to experience all the beauty that Woodland Hills Mall has to offer.  Participating retailers...

Cost: Free and open to the community

Where:
Woodland Hills Mall
7021 S Memorial Dr.
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Telephone: 713-224-9115
Contact Name: Woodland Hills Mall

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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
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Telephone: (405) 236-3100
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Experience the sites, sounds and smells of Greece!  The best lil stop in OPA!homa - just off route 66. Live music, dancing, kids zone, Greek food and drink, delectable baked goods, Greek...

Cost: Adults $5/Kids Free

Where:
13th & Guthrie Ave
1222 S. Guthrie Ave

Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: Tulsa Greek Festival
Telephone: 918-583-2082
Contact Name: Tonya Boone
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Living Arts of Tulsa will present a multi-media exhibit of Jave Yoshimoto’s work. Intractable Chasm examines the refugee crisis in Greece, experienced firsthand by Yoshimoto when he...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Get moved with Tulsa Ballet! Experience incredible works from the most in-demand choreographers in the world at Creations in Studio K. Tickets start at $25. Read all about the exciting pieces...

Cost: $25 - above

Where:
Tulsa Ballet - Studio K
1212 E 45th Place
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Tulsa Ballet
Contact Name: Dan Meagher
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Young and old alike will love the cherished story of Alice and her friends performed through original and exciting dance choreography! "Project Alice" is based on Lewis Carroll's...

Cost: 15-20

Where:
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
110 E. 2nd St.
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Portico Dance Theatre
Telephone: 918-321-0682
Contact Name: Linda Davis
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Young and old alike will love the cherished story of Alice and her friends performed through original and exciting dance choreography!"Project Alice" is based on Lewis Carroll's “Alice's...

Cost: 15-20

Where:
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
110 E. 2nd St.
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Portico Dance Theatre
Telephone: 918-321-0682
Contact Name: Linda Davis
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In our 4-week Beginning Fencing class, you'll learn about the history of Olympic fencing, the three fencing weapons – foil, saber and epee – and the general rules for each of the specific...

Cost: $75

Where:
Southminster Presbyterian Church Community Center
3500 S Peoria
Tulsa, OK  74106
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Sponsor: Tulsa Fencing Club
Telephone: 918-928-2663
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Join us for the St. Jude Walk/Run during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, to raise money for the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for anything. Let's end...

Cost: $10

Where:
ONEOK FIELD
201 N Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 405-234-7095
Contact Name: Astrid Rodriguez
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Join us for the St. Jude Walk/Run during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, to raise money for the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for anything. Let's end...

Cost: 5K - $20; 1 mile - $10; Ages 5 and under – Free

Where:
ONEOK Field
201 N Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK, OK  74120
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Sponsor: St. Jude
Telephone: 915-841-9154
Contact Name: Adrian Ordonez
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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
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Telephone: (405) 236-3100
Website »

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Woodland Hills Mall is excited to host Beauty Week, which is a unique way for the people in Tulsa to experience all the beauty that Woodland Hills Mall has to offer.  Participating retailers...

Cost: Free and open to the community

Where:
Woodland Hills Mall
7021 S Memorial Dr.
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Telephone: 713-224-9115
Contact Name: Woodland Hills Mall

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Celebrate the vital role eastern Oklahoma plays in the amazing Monarch butterfly migration! Join us for great activities and presentations including educational activities and crafts, tagging and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Turkey Mountain
6850 S Elwood Ave
Tulsa, OK  74132
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Sponsor: river parks
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell
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The Home Remodeling Showcase is the premier showcase of newly remodeled homes in Tulsa and the surrounding areas.  Presented by the Remodelers Council of the Home Builders Association of Greater...

Cost: 10

Where:
Spread throughout Metro Tulsa
, OK


Sponsor: Pella Windows of Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-663-5820
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Experience the sites, sounds and smells of Greece!  The best lil stop in OPA!homa - just off route 66. Live music, dancing, kids zone, Greek food and drink, delectable baked goods, Greek...

Cost: Adults $5/Kids Free

Where:
13th & Guthrie Ave
1222 S. Guthrie Ave

Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: Tulsa Greek Festival
Telephone: 918-583-2082
Contact Name: Tonya Boone
Website »

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Living Arts of Tulsa will present a multi-media exhibit of Jave Yoshimoto’s work. Intractable Chasm examines the refugee crisis in Greece, experienced firsthand by Yoshimoto when he...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Cost: FREE

Where:
Central Park Community Center
1500 South Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 918-259-8437
Contact Name: Central Park Community Center

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Join us for our second annual Food Truck Frenzy on September 21, from 4-8 p.m., and taste a variety of delicious cuisines from food trucks located in our riverfront backyard. Families can enjoy...

Cost: Adults $17.95, Children 3yrs-12yrs $13.95 Military and Seniors(62+) $13.95

Where:
Oklahoma Aquarium
300 Aquarium Dr
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-1507
Contact Name: Liz Medrano
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Fundraising concert featuring popular Christian rock band Sanctus Real benefiting Circle of Care's three programs: state-wide foster care, transitional living for single mothers with children...

Cost: 20.00

Where:
Venue 68
6910 S. 101st E. Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74134
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Sponsor: Circle of Care
Telephone: 405-215-1400
Contact Name: Sarah Steffes
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Benefiting the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Broken Arrow Cosplay contest and silent auction. Fan made 1966 Batmobile on display. Food provided by Charlies Chicken, Panera and drinks...

Cost: $10, 12 and under FREE

Where:
1400 W. Washington St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 918-406-9341
Contact Name: Sean Henry
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Circle of Care and popular Christian Rock band Sanctus Real are teaming up on September 21, 2019, to raise funds for Circle of Care’s three nonprofit programs. Band member...

Cost: Tickets start at $20

Where:
Asbury United Methodist Church's Venue 68
6910 S. 101 E. Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74133
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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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Get moved with Tulsa Ballet! Experience incredible works from the most in-demand choreographers in the world at Creations in Studio K. Tickets start at $25. Read all about the exciting pieces...

Cost: $25 - above

Where:
Tulsa Ballet - Studio K
1212 E 45th Place
Tulsa, OK  74105
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Ballet
Contact Name: Dan Meagher
Website »

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Young and old alike will love the cherished story of Alice and her friends performed through original and exciting dance choreography! "Project Alice" is based on Lewis Carroll's...

Cost: 15-20

Where:
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
110 E. 2nd St.
Tulsa, OK  74103
View map »


Sponsor: Portico Dance Theatre
Telephone: 918-321-0682
Contact Name: Linda Davis
Website »

More information

Young and old alike will love the cherished story of Alice and her friends performed through original and exciting dance choreography!"Project Alice" is based on Lewis Carroll's “Alice's...

Cost: 15-20

Where:
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
110 E. 2nd St.
Tulsa, OK  74103
View map »


Sponsor: Portico Dance Theatre
Telephone: 918-321-0682
Contact Name: Linda Davis
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Whether you prefer Borg nanoprobes to Midichlorians, the Justice League to the Avengers, or Terminators to Daleks, don't let anyone force you into boldly going where no one has gone...

Cost: $8.00 ($4.00 for children under 12)

Where:
pH Community House
306 S Phoenix Ave
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Laughing Matter Improv
Contact Name: Jerry Henderson
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In our 4-week Beginning Fencing class, you'll learn about the history of Olympic fencing, the three fencing weapons – foil, saber and epee – and the general rules for each of the specific...

Cost: $75

Where:
Southminster Presbyterian Church Community Center
3500 S Peoria
Tulsa, OK  74106
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Sponsor: Tulsa Fencing Club
Telephone: 918-928-2663
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Where:
Veterans Park
1811 S Boulder Park Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Get wined and dined at the first annual Tulsa Beer & Wine Festival. Stroll through our landscape gardens and treat your taste buds to exquisite food pairings with local and national craft...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Gathering Place Great Lawn
2650 S. John Williams Way E.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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