Show me the funny

Meet some of the Tulsa comedy scene's rising stars. 



It’s Wednesday night at The Loony Bin, Tulsa’s only comedy club, and I don’t know what to expect when I arrive at the home base of Tulsa’s funniest rising talent.

I only know I don’t want my first audience experience at open mic night to resemble an encounter with someone like the cocky comedic character Buddy Love in the 1963 classic “The Nutty Professor,” starring Jerry Lewis.

But instead of meeting Buddy Love, I find myself amongst a group of laid-back, friendly comics. The night’s open mic lineup includes a group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and day jobs, but they all look forward to watching one another perform because they also happen to be a close group of comic friends.

“The support between the comics here is very unique,” Loony Bin Manager Beth Caudell says. “They make sure to help each other out on every level in this business. Comics are always usually friends, but this group makes the commitment every single week together as a whole to work on developing their talent.”

Caudell opened the fifth club in the Loony Bin franchise in Tulsa in 2007. She says owners Larry Marks and Jeff Jones decided to bring The Loony Bin concept to Tulsa because it was in the same region as the other locations — in Little Rock, Ark.; Wichita, Kan.; and Oklahoma City — and because Tulsa didn’t have a comedy club at the time.

“Tulsa has been a great comedy market for 20 years, so when we saw that there was not a comedy club here, we knew it was a wonderful opportunity,” Caudell says. “Given our success in Oklahoma City, we knew how receptive Oklahomans are to great entertainment.”

Since the club’s opening, Caudell has worked with local comedians to develop their talent. Every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m., she opens her doors early for a standup comedy workshop for anyone interested in polishing his or her work.


Married to a comic herself, Caudell recognizes talent, having also managed and worked at comedy clubs in Phoenix and her hometown of Memphis for the past 16 years.

She says she loves her job because of the local comics and new talent that often comes through the door.

“Every week is different,” she says. “The whole atmosphere changes, so you never get bored.”

The Loony Bin hosts shows Wednesday through Saturday nights, with two performances on Fridays and Saturdays. Each show lasts approximately 90 minutes, beginning with the emcee comic from open mic night, followed by a feature comic and a headlining comic, both with national audiences. Open mic sessions take place Wednesday nights, with seven comics in the lineup, who are chosen at random from a sign-up list and a drawing a week in advance.

“The Loony Bin is a fun and affordable night of entertainment that has something to offer for everyone, whether you are celebrating something or just enjoying a night out,” Caudell says. “The Loony Bin is a great place to relax and have a lot of laughs.”

For a sneak preview of some of The Loony Bin’s best, here are a few local comedians with national aspirations.

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SAM HIGGINS
Comedic inspirations: Mike Birbiglia, Dave Attell, Jeffrey Ross

Favorite one-liner: I have an ant farm; most people call it my kitchen.

Sam Higgins is shy.

In fact, he’s a quiet conversationalist who acknowledges his behavior in his e-mail address, “shysockpuppet.”

But despite his coy demeanor, he’s one of Tulsa’s youngest aspiring comedians.

“It’s not always easy for me to get up in front of people,” Higgins says. “I think it might be the fact that the audience is usually an older demographic, so it’s not like I’m trying to impress a girl or even trying to make a new friend.

“It’s different being in front of an audience rather than being out with friends or meeting new people. There isn’t a rapport between me o
r anyone. I don’t have to get to know anyone, and I don’t have to pretend I’m more interesting than I really am … I can be myself, people actually listen to me and, hey, sometimes they even like what I’m saying.”

At just 20 years old, Higgins is already well known in Tulsa’s comedy scene. Although he’s only recently become old enough to go into a comedy club to do standup (the required age is 18), Higgins has performed comedy for five years.

As a sophomore at Bishop Kelley High School, Higgins says he had a “desperate need for positive attention,” so he spent his lunchtimes watching taped comedy shows such as “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” in an effort to learn comedic material that he could repeat for the lunch crowd.

“I tried working jokes into a conversation,” he says. “Sometimes it was something I heard the night before, (before) I would sometimes have the audacity to try something I wrote myself.” 

Higgins made his first attempt at standup at a school talent night, where he says the gymnasium had “bad acoustics” and he gave a “mediocre” performance. But that didn’t stop him from trying again.


He started organizing open mic events at coffee shops in Jenks on Saturday evenings, inviting comedian friends he had met at local places such as the Gypsy Coffeehouse, which hosts an open mic night every Tuesday.

“At the time, I wasn’t old enough to go into an actual comedy club,” he says. “I really wanted to tell my jokes in the context of a show instead of trying to work them into a conversation.”

Higgins describes his sense of humor as dry, and he says he gets his ideas from being raised in a single-parent household and growing up frustrated and lonely as an only child.

“Sometimes I start my set by saying ‘My name is Sam Higgins, but sometimes my mother mispronounces it,’ and then I sigh,” he says.

He says his material is funny because it’s real.

“It takes honesty because the best humor is what someone can associate with,” he says.
Higgins continues to perform when he’s not taking photography courses at Tulsa Community College, working at a restaurant or writing or creating short films. He plans to finish college and pursue a career in comedy, although he admits that being a traveling road comic would be difficult.

“It would be hard because, to be honest, I’ve never been on my own away from home,” he says. “It would be a good experience to get out in the world, see new places, new things and new groups of drunken people who expect you to make them laugh. I hope to do that someday.”


COREY DOUGLAS
Comedic inspirations: Steven Wright, Richard Pryor, George Carlin

Favorite one-liner: I don’t use my cell phone while I’m driving because I shouldn’t call anyone when I’m drunk.

Standing over 6 feet tall, Corey Douglas makes a large impression on his audience, not only with his height but also his ability to make people laugh out loud.

Douglas has participated in open mic nights at The Loony Bin for the past two years and has recently risen to emcee status. As emcee, he performs a five- to 10-minute show and introduces the evening’s seven comics performing open mic standup, as well as the  feature and headlining comedians.

“It’s a little bit of the rush of having ‘made it’ that someone is willing to pay for the funny,” he says. “It’s also scary because unlike open mic, you are part of the show. But you’re not the headliner, or even the feature. You have to warm up the crowd and get them in a good mood.”

 

He also coordinates the Nightingale Theater’s  standup showcase presented by “A Murder of Comics,” held the first Sunday of every month, in which local comics perform a four- to 15-minute standup routine for an eclectic crowd of family, friends and regulars.

“One of my main focuses is fostering everyone around me,” he says. “Primarily it affords the comics more stage time to develop and use a stage outside The Loony Bin.”

Douglas, 36, stays busy with his comedy work, although he says he gets his material from “just living life” and “day-to-day” occurrences at his job or at home.

He also chooses his performance material based on the reactions he gets from statements he makes to his friends. He says he prides himself on his quick and witty responses.

“A lot of people say they wish they could say the right thing at the right time,” he says. “I do that. A lot. It comes from doing improv, which trains your mind to find the quickest route to something funny.”

Growing up in Broken Arrow, Douglas attended the University of Central Oklahoma for theater, where he fell in love with improvisation. Although he received his degree in theater arts, he decided to stray from theater and focus on comedy and improvisation instead.

When he moved back to Tulsa, Douglas joined improvisation troupes before starting his own, called See Dick Run, with a few of his friends.

“As a group, we all truly enjoyed performing together and we started venturing into sketch comedy and writing scenes and monologues,” he says. “We were focused on giving the audiences the best possible show, and that led into a few of us doing standup routines as part of our show.”

While he continues to work his day jobs at local restaurants as a waiter, Douglas plans to create demo tapes and make a career as a comedian.

“There’s nothing more golden than making someone laugh,” he says. “I enjoy making people happy.”


SUSAN FREEMAN

Comedic inspirations: Jim Gaffigan, Mike Birbiglia, Demetri Martin

Favorite one-liner: I’ve been sober for eight years. I couldn’t have done it without the 12-step meetings … and my coke dealer.

Meeting Susan Freeman is like seeing a friend’s mom for the first time. She likes to relax in jeans, starch her hair, wear dainty jewelry and keep her makeup simple.

“People tell me I look like a soccer mom, teachery-like,” she says.  “But I don’t act that way in my comedy.”

A mother and former English teacher, Freeman is one of Tulsa’s few female comics who perform at The Loony Bin.

Originally from Vancouver, Wash., Freeman moved to Tulsa in 2005 when her husband of 20 years transferred jobs in the oil and gas industry. She switched from her teaching career to working as a vocational counselor for people with cognitive and physical disabilities.

Although she never considered open mic before moving to Tulsa, especially because she had a history of public-speaking panic attacks, she decided to give it a try.

“When open mic first crossed my mind, I thought, ‘Really? That’s crazy. Why would I do something like that?’” she says. “But on second thought, I was like, ‘Why not?’ I figured me surviving an open mic would be a flaming miracle no one who knows me could deny.”

After watching one open mic show at The Loony Bin, she planned to go the following week to give her first performance.


“I thought, worst-case scenario, I wet myself on stage and have a story to tell the kids,” she says.

Instead, the audience laughed and she survived her first show. 

That was two years ago. Now, Freeman is a regular at The Loony Bin, and although she’s a “late bloomer,” she says she’s found her calling at age 46.

“I do feel like standup comedy is a valuable public service,” she says. “There’s science to back it up now that laughter really is the best medicine, and in my own life I know I’ve been blessed with a lot of laughter. And I’m so bad about disciplining myself to do physical exercise, but my abs are rock-hard from regularly getting those good, hard gut-crunching laughs.


“ … So if I’m able to bring some health and/or healing to someone by making them laugh, that’s really a gift and a privilege to me.”

Freeman describes her comedy as dark and concerned with real-life issues such as sex, stereotypes and family dysfunction. She even writes and sings her own nursery rhyme mockeries, which have been a hit with audiences.

“I think part of it is my mommy-ish delivery, ‘homemade,’ barely in tune singing voice,” she says, but she admits that her songs are inappropriate for children to hear because of their adult-themed subject matter.

Freeman now travels to the other Loony Bins as an emcee, a level few comedians ever reach. Although she hopes her comic colleagues will.

“All the guys in Tulsa and Oklahoma City are super talented,” she says. “I really feel it in my heart that the whole group is moving forward, and even though we’re all individuals, it feels like a group effort.”

AARON MICHAEL KING
Comedic inspirations: Dave Chappelle, Jim Carrey

Favorite one-liner: I’m better than poop, but not as funny.

For Aaron Michael King, it’s all about facial expressions.

Whether it’s furrowing his dark eyebrows, widening his eyes or stretching a smile from ear to ear, the 23-year-old Tulsan uses his animated face for laughter.

“My facial expressions are one of my greatest tools in comedy,” he says. “Some people may think that to be a good comedian you have to have a lot of jokes. Well, someone said to me once, ‘If you only make jokes, you’ll only make broke.’”

Since he started doing standup a year ago, thanks to best friend and fellow local comic Alex Reed, 23, who encouraged him to try open mic, King hasn’t stopped. Every week, he performs at The Loony Bin, working on new material or supporting his friends who also take the stage.

“We’re all in this together,” he says. “None of us has made it yet, and even when we do, we can’t stop there. The goal is to take Tulsa and throw it so hard into the entertainment industry that the container holding it shatters into a bazillion pieces and showers everybody with sweet entertaining goodness.”

Although King never performed standup before last year, he’s grown accustomed to having an audience. As a student, he performed in a variety show production at Central High School with skits, songs, dances and monologues. He also joined a Laughing Matter improvisation troupe at Heller Theatre.

“Improv was the first thing I ever did on stage that was related to standup comedy,” King says. “It’s so fun because while you’re performing, you never know what’s going to come next. It keeps you on your comedic toes. It’s also cool because unlike standup comedy, the audience almost wants to see you mess up because that in itself is hilarious whenever you’re doing an improv skit.”

As a computer engineering student in college, King started working in the film industry making short Christian films for kids through a nonprofit organization in Memphis.

These days, he’s focusing on his comedy career and working with Reed to develop an Internet comedy skit show called Chicken ’N’ Gritz (click image to view). He hopes the five-minute show on YouTube will eventually get its own Web site show.

“I plan to have other local comics write some of the sketches on the show,” King says. “I really believe that all these different perspectives mixed with our hilariousness will make the Internet show very successful.”
 

JAY DEE
Comedic inspirations: Dave Chappelle, Dana Carvey, Chris Rock

Favorite one-liner: I really don’t make much money, and I actually have to sleep on an inflatable air mattress, which is really uncomfortable, especially when the blond hair and the stretched-out mouth get in the way.

Just call him Jay Dee. Not spelled J.D. And, no, Dee is not his last name. He’s just Jay Dee, and he’ll tell you why he doesn’t share his last name.

“I have two kids,” he says. “A son who is 9 and a daughter who is 12 … I don’t want them to get any negative attention or any different type of treatment because of me being a comedian or if anyone likes or dislikes my material.”

The father and comic uses his disc jockey-like voice to keep his audience laughing, along with his enthusiastic stage presence and material about current pop culture with jokes about the ShamWow guy, Miley Cyrus and even the McRib.

“McDonald’s always makes a big deal about their McRib being ‘back,’” he says. “Personally, I don’t think anyone asked for it to come back, and I’ve really never seen so much attention over a piece of processed meat that has been custom shaped to look like a rack of ribs and has grill marks painted on with caramel coloring.”

Jay Dee, 29, will be the first to say he has traveled a long road to get to where he is today.
Growing up in Texas (although he was born in Tulsa), he says he was the class clown and the funny guy in the family.

“I was the kid who got in trouble and made his parents laugh to get out of trouble,” he says.

It wasn’t until several years later, during his mid-20s, when Jay Dee watched a standup comedian “just bomb” on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” that he decided to give comedy a try. 

“It was painful to watch,” he says. “But I thought, ‘I could compete with this.’ So I thought, ‘Why not?’ and decided to give it a shot.”

Once he moved back to Tulsa, he inquired around town about open mics and found one at the former Tulsa Comedy Club, which was holding an emcee competition.

“I was very nervous,” he says. “My hands were shaking behind the mic and I had terrible stage presence … I wasn’t even close to winning.”

Despite his unsuccessful attempt to win, Jay Dee says he continued doing comedy because he “could go nowhere but forward.”

And he did.

Today, Jay Dee emcees at The Loony Bin and travels to other comedy club venues. He even booked a standup gig in North Hollywood at the legendary HaHa Comedy Club, where celebrity comedians often perform and occasionally catch a show. In fact, the man who performed before Jay Dee recorded a Showtime special, and other comedians around him were featured on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” 

“The opportunity was great, but I’ll admit I set high expectations that weren’t exactly met with (my) mediocre-at-best performance,” he says. “That’s when I learned to not set too high of expectations with audiences and to just go up there and have a good time for me. If they jump on board, then hell, yeah, we’ll all have a good time. If not, then I don’t worry too much about it because not every single show is going to be gold.”

While fans can continue watching Jay Dee make his footprint here in Tulsa, he hopes to one day have his own Comedy Central special, collaborate with other comics in sketch comedy or get some of his standup on Satellite radio.

“I still have the drive to bring my comedy to a national level, but until then I’m having a hell of a time putting a dent in the Tulsa comedy scene,” he says.


DAN FRITSCHIE
Comedic inspirations: George Carlin, Dana Gould, Bill Hicks

Favorite one-liner: I’m addicted to television, and now I have TiVo, which is kind of like switching from heroin to methadone. You’re still an addict; you’re just managing your time a lot better.

Dan Fritschie rocks a red-faced Darth Maul watch on his left wrist.

But this is only one of many “Star Wars” items he owns, including framed posters in his living room and “Return of the Jedi” sleeping bags for when he needs “an extra blanket on a cold night,” he says.

In fact, Fritschie’s fascination with “Star Wars” was one of many reasons he became friends with his comic colleague, Corey Douglas, also a fan, when they met through a common group of friends.

Eventually, Douglas, who was already doing standup in Tulsa, asked Fritschie to perform at The Loony Bin, but Fritschie says he had always wanted to write comedy rather than perform on stage.

“I felt I’d rather be a writer so someone else could perform it,” he says. “But now, doing standup has changed the way I write. It’s not as dark as I used to be.”

Last year was his first year to take center stage at The Loony Bin’s open mic night after attending the Wednesday night writers’ workshop for two months.

“I’m the kind of guy with the worst-case scenario on my mind before I go on stage,” he says, noting that he has often envisioned being pelted with beer bottles by an unhappy audience. “But even if I had done a bad set that night, I would have gone back even if it killed me.”

The worst-case scenario never happened and Fritschie has returned to The Loony Bin ever since to perform routines, most of which are based on his life, but with a twist.

“I take something that’s true to me and take it down weird avenues,” he says. “One part is reality and everything else is not.”

Fritschie says that if he has a little kernel of truth, he feels more comfortable because he’s a horrible liar.

“I’ve always been the kind of person who’s good at telling a story to someone and embellishing a few of the details for dramatic effect,” he says. “It’s not a lie; it’s a romanticized version of the truth. It’s the same thing with my material.”

Fristchie seems comfortable doing a solo performance, but he says he channels his nervous energy into sarcasm, which works like a charm.

“There are two subjects that are the trickiest to pull off on stage anywhere: politics and religion,” he says. “People are always going to be a bit touchy about those things, especially here in Oklahoma. I don’t particularly like doing anything really offensive in my comedy, but every once in a while something comes along that’s too good not to do on stage at least once.”
Fritschie, 32, did have some background knowledge of live performances. During high school in his hometown of Fort Smith, Ark., he became involved with plays and improvisation competitions.

After attending Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology in Okmulgee for graphic design, Fritschie eventually moved to Tulsa, where he now works as an art director for a local printing company.

“Graphic design was a pretty natural choice. My mother is an artist, and I grew up having her studio in what was supposed to be our den. I knew going out of high school that I wanted to do something creative, but I also wanted to have some decent chance of getting paid for it,” he says of his graphic design career.

Although he stays busy with his work, Fritschie makes time to hang out with his friends, who just so happen to be his comic colleagues.

“We support each other,” he says. “We always say if one of us makes it, we’re bringing the rest of them … They’re the best friends a comic could have.”
 

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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hodges Bend
823 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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6 p.m., cocktails; 7 p.m., dinner and live auction; 7:30 p.m., runway show. Cocktail reception, dinner and live auction, followed by runway show featuring styles by New York fashion designer...

Cost: $2,500-$25,000, sponsorships

Where:
Southern Hills Country Club
2636 E. 61st St.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Project Woman
Telephone: 918-834-7200
Contact Name: Scarlet Henley
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This October, Red Gold and Feeding America are encouraging families to share a family meal and help crush hunger in the process. For each  Red Gold/Redpack/Tuttorosso/Huy Fong canned tomato...

Cost: 0

Where:
Whole Foods
1401 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
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In this 6-week yoga series, Rachel will lead participants towards finding a balance between some of the extremes that we experience daily. Rigorous asana will be countered with gentle flow in each...

Cost: $75 for 6-week series or $15 to drop-in

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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100 Year Anniversary Memorial honoring the first two Tulsa Firefighters killed in the line of duty.  An Honor Guard ceremony will be held followed by a bagpipe procession down Main Street to...

Cost: Free

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
709 S. Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: Tulsa Fire Department
Telephone: 918-704-6940
Contact Name: Capt. Mike Burgess
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100 Year Anniversary Memorial for the first two Tulsa Firefighters killed in the line of duty.  An honor guard service will be held followed by a bagpipe procession down Main Street to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
709 S. Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: Tulsa Fire Department
Telephone: 918-704-6940
Contact Name: Capt. Mike Burgess
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Looking for a different way to spend the evening with that special someone? Come wine and dine that new person in your life or spice up that same old dating routine by taking a culinary...

Cost: $130 per couple

Where:
The Girl Can Cook Cooking Studio
315 South Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: The Girl Can Cook
Contact Name: Chef Candace Conley
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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"...a first-rate shocker, the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." -New York Post In 1944 New York, a Greenwich Village apartment becomes the scene for a deadly game of...

Cost: $30

Where:
Tulsa Little Theatre
1511 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Encore! Tulsa
Telephone: 918-625-6712
Contact Name: Mindy Barker
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Where:
Lefty's On Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Hurricane Stadium
512 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Yeti
417 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Cost: SOLD OUT

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Gypsy Coffee House
303 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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This October, Red Gold and Feeding America are encouraging families to share a family meal and help crush hunger in the process. For each  Red Gold/Redpack/Tuttorosso/Huy Fong canned tomato...

Cost: 0

Where:
Whole Foods
1401 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Red Gold Tomatoes

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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Come see how Tulsa offers a 'home away from home' for families caring for loved ones in medical crisis at Hospitality House of Tulsa. This free 30 minute tour is free. RSVP at...

Cost: free

Where:
Hospitality House of Tulsa
1135 S. Victor AVE
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Hospitality House of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-794-0088 x205
Contact Name: Rhonda McDaniel
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Navigating relationships takes energy and intentionality, as well as wisdom to know how to resolve conflict when there is a gap in communication.  Join us for conversation about healthy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Redeemer Covenant Church
5415 E. 101st Street
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Sponsor: Denise McKinney
Telephone: 918-299-1989
Contact Name: Denise McKinney
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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"...a first-rate shocker, the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." -New York Post In 1944 New York, a Greenwich Village apartment becomes the scene for a deadly game of...

Cost: $30

Where:
Tulsa Little Theatre
1511 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Encore! Tulsa
Telephone: 918-625-6712
Contact Name: Mindy Barker
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Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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The 21st annual Native American Art Studies Association Conference will feature events at Gilcrease Museum, Philbrook Downtown, Guthrie Green, and PostOak Lodge.

Where:
Various locations
Tulsa, OK


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Cost: $5-$12

Where:
Loony Bin
6808 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $13-$54

Where:
BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Annual luncheon to raise awareness of NewView Oklahoma and its comprehensive services for those with significant vision loss.

Cost: FREE; sponsorships available

Where:
Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center
6808 S. 107th E. Ave.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: NewView Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-933-4075
Contact Name: Tiffany Henley
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This October, Red Gold and Feeding America are encouraging families to share a family meal and help crush hunger in the process. For each  Red Gold/Redpack/Tuttorosso/Huy Fong canned tomato...

Cost: 0

Where:
Whole Foods
1401 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Red Gold Tomatoes

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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Also features a silent auction and door prizes. $12; includes dinner, dessert and Bunco.

Cost: $12, admission

Where:
St. Anne's Catholic Church, Parish Hall
301 S. Ninth St.
Broken Arrow, OK
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Blue Star Mothers
Telephone: 918-808-0747
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Pete Tomshany is an original instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who will share his dynamic, eclectic and adventurous stylings on acoustic guitar starting at 6pm. Mr. Nice Guys food truck will be...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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In its 7th annual year, Badges nÕ Barbeques will bring together the most fierce competitors comprised of area law enforcement and firefighters to serve up some of the best barbecue. With...

Cost: 75

Where:
Christiansen Jet Center
200 W. Learjet Lane
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Tulsa Crime Stoppers
Telephone: 918-585-5209
Contact Name: Jennifer Rush
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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"...a first-rate shocker, the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." -New York Post In 1944 New York, a Greenwich Village apartment becomes the scene for a deadly game of...

Cost: $30

Where:
Tulsa Little Theatre
1511 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Encore! Tulsa
Telephone: 918-625-6712
Contact Name: Mindy Barker
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Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Reynolds Center
3208 E 8th St
Tulsa, OK
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $19-$45

Where:
The Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Cost: SOLD OUT

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Cost: $75-$85

Where:
Hard Rock Casino - The Joint
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Teams of law enforcement officers and firefighters compete for Best BBQ honors, judged by Rib Crib. Food, beer, wine and live entertainment by the Tom FBasler Dueling Piano Show.

Cost: $75, admission

Where:
Christiansen Aviation Jet Center
200 Lear Jet Lane
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Tulsa Crime Stoppers
Telephone: 918-585-2509
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This October, Red Gold and Feeding America are encouraging families to share a family meal and help crush hunger in the process. For each  Red Gold/Redpack/Tuttorosso/Huy Fong canned tomato...

Cost: 0

Where:
Whole Foods
1401 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Red Gold Tomatoes

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Buy a Care Card and enjoy up to 20% off early holiday shopping at over 200 stores and restaurants.

Cost: 60

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Benefits Family & Children's Services
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Storytelling is a timeless tradition that we use, not just to entertain, but to pass down our customs, history and heritage. Many have told these stories through art. Images of our creation,...

Cost: Adults - $3; Seniors - $2 ; Students - $1.50 ; Under 5 yrs - Free

Where:
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1101 Honor Heights Drive
Muskogee, OK  74401
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Sponsor: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Telephone: 918-683-1701
Contact Name: Executive Director - Sean Barney
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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I hope you will join me at our annual fundraising luncheon, to hear the HOSPITALITY HOUSE OF TULSA story and consider making a gift. RSVP to Rhonda at rmcdaniel@HHTulsa.org or 918-794-0088 x205...

Cost: free

Where:
Ti Amo
6024 S. Sheridan
Tulsa, OK  74145
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Sponsor: Hospitality House of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-794-0088 x205
Contact Name: Rhonda McDaniel
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Nicole Carrington hosts a Halloween edition of bingo, with appearances by Rainbow Granny and Trailer Trash Teresa.

Cost: $20-$30

Where:
Dennis R. Neill Equality Center
621 E 4th St
Tulsa, OK
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. Trick-or-treat event, with mermaids and pirates, a bounce house, PeeWee Pirate Zone, Trick-or-Treat Trail, and a costume contest. All ages.

Cost: $7, kids; $10, adults; $6, kids (members); $9, adults (members)

Where:
Tulsa Aquarium
300 Aquarium Drive
Jenks, OK
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Aquarium
Telephone: 918-528-1503
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Giving Spirits is a one-of-a-kind whiskey tasting experience to benefit the Food Bank. Over the course of the evening, guests will sample whiskeys from all over the world, enjoy a paired gourmet...

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St.
, OK
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Sponsor: Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-936-4544
Contact Name: Cathy Wilkie
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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Once a year, for five nights only, the Oklahoma Aquarium opens its doors to trick-or-treaters of all ages to enjoy a safe, fun, indoor alternative to traditional Halloween activities. Activities...

Cost: $6-$10

Where:
Oklahoma Aquarium
300 Aquarium Drive
Jenks, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Oklahoma Aquarium
Contact Name: Kara Lovell
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The 7th Annual Corks & Kegs is a Halloween-themed wine and beer tasting event. Over 400 guests will enjoy beers and wines from around the world, paired with food from some of TulsaÕs finest...

Cost: $125 - $250

Where:
Mayo Hotel
115 W 5th St
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Telephone: 918-744-6354
Contact Name: Meggie Gaskins
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HallowZOOeen is a premier spooky (but not-too scary) Halloween trick-or-treat event at the Tulsa Zoo for the whole family. The zoo offers an alternative to traditional Halloween activities and...

Cost: $7, zoo members; $8, general admission

Where:
Tulsa Zoo
6421 E. 36th St. N
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Tulsa Zoo
Telephone: 918-669-6224
Contact Name: Sarah Bowen
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Once a year for 5 nights, the Oklahoma Aquarium opens its doors to trick-or-treaters of all ages to enjoy a safe, fun, indoor alternative to traditional Halloween activities. HallowMarine 2017 will...

Cost: $7-$10

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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"...a first-rate shocker, the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." -New York Post In 1944 New York, a Greenwich Village apartment becomes the scene for a deadly game of...

Cost: $30

Where:
Tulsa Little Theatre
1511 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Encore! Tulsa
Telephone: 918-625-6712
Contact Name: Mindy Barker
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Tulsa Spotlighters will present a special Friday performance of the longest-running play in the country, The Drunkard, with all proceeds benefiting The Salvation Army.

Where:
Spotlight Theatre
1381 Riverside Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Dr. Omalu, the first doctor to discover and publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in American football players, speaks about his experience.

Cost: Tickets available through subscription with Tulsa Town Hall

Where:
Chapman Music Hall - Tulsa PAC
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
American Legion Post 1
1120 E 8th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $8

Where:
Philbrook Museum
2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK
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See the 1920s horror classics Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Nosferatu while Austin band The Invincible Czars perform live original scores.

Cost: $12/single film, $18/both films

Where:
Circle Cinema
10 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $13-$54

Where:
BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Enjoy whiskeys from around the world and a paired gourmet menu from local chefs while benefiting the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

Cost: $150

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where sweet tooth meets shark tooth.

Where:
Oklahoma Aquarium
300 Aquarium Dr
Jenks, OK
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Various times, during store venue hours. Get 20 percent off when shopping at more than 200 Tulsa stores.

Cost: $60

Where:
200 Tulsa Stores
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: Family and Children's Services
Telephone: 918-639-0453
Contact Name: Dee Harris
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Trick or treat with the biggest party animals in town.

Where:
Tulsa Zoo
6421 E 36th St N
Tulsa, OK
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See performances by your favorite Wonderland residents.

Where:
She Theatre & Lounge
321 E M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hurricane Stadium
512 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Cooper Aerobics Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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All 27 Community Action Project schools. Donated books will be read to children by guests and local celebrities, then given to families receiving assistance from the Community Action Program.

Cost: FREE

Where:
27 Community Action Project schools
All 27 Community Action Project schools
, OK
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Sponsor: Community Action Project (CAP)
Telephone: 918-382-3200
Contact Name: Meggie Gaskins
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
American Legion Post 308
11328 E Admiral Pl
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Ed's Hurricane Lounge
3216 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Utopia Bar & Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Dusty Dog Pub
5107 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $22.50-$79

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Brady Theater
105 W M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Pepper's Grill
2809 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
The Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $12

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The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - LandShark Pool Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $30-$40

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River Spirit Casino - Paradise Cove
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa Run is turning 40! Come celebrate four decades of running in Tulsa by participating in the most historic race in Oklahoma. From its humble beginnings in 1978...

Cost: $15-$75

Where:
West 6th Street and Boulder
Tulsa , OK  74119


Sponsor: Tulsa Sports Commission
Telephone: 918-560-0270
Contact Name: Heath Aucoin
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Since 1978, thousands of runners have convened in Downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma for Tulsa's most iconic footrace, the Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa Run. In order to create a...

Cost: free

Where:
Eugene Field Elementary
2249 S Phoenix Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: RiverParks
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell
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This October, Red Gold and Feeding America are encouraging families to share a family meal and help crush hunger in the process. For each  Red Gold/Redpack/Tuttorosso/Huy Fong canned tomato...

Cost: 0

Where:
Whole Foods
1401 E 41st St, Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Red Gold Tomatoes

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Oklahoma's Largest Halloween Celebration! Pancake breakfast, Pet Costume Contest, Children's Costume Contest, Kid Zones, Trick-or-Treating, and the annual BooHaHa parade.

Where:
Brookside
33rd-49th on South Peoria
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Brookside Business Association
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This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Tulsa Botanic Garden celebrates 2017 Autumn In the Garden from October 5 until November 12. Tulsa Botanic Garden has transformed into an autumn paradise! Featured elements throughout Autumn in...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12; 2 & under are free.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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Spotlight on Special Needs, presented by TulsaKids, is a free and open-to-the-public event that will feature four speakers as well as informational and resource booths providing products related to...

Cost: Free

Where:
OU-Tulsa
4502 E. 41st St.
Tulsa, OK  74135
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Sponsor: TulsaKids
Telephone: 918-582-8504
Contact Name: Tara Rittler
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This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Come by for our open house! We’ll have lots of fun for everyone: Face painting by Karen Refreshments Stained Glass Demonstrations Open workshop space for past students and it’s all FREE!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tulsa Stained Glass
4131 S. Sheridan Rd.
Tulsa, OK  74145
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Sponsor: Tulsa Stained Glass
Telephone: 918-664-8604
Contact Name: Richard Bohm
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Harvest Hayday! October 28, from 11am - 2pm. Come celebrate the arrival of fall! With hayrides, games, trunk or treating, emergency vehicles, a petting zoo, and more, Asbury is bringing in the...

Cost: Free, except food items for purchase from Food Trucks

Where:
Asbury UMC
6767 S. Mingo Rd
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Sponsor: Asbury UMC
Telephone: 918-392-1165
Contact Name: Kim Broadhurst
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The Washington Irving Festival is a free event open to the community. It is a day to enjoy food, inflatables and costume contests. As evening approaches, sit back, relax and enjoy the movie...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Washington Irving Memorial Park & Arboretum
13700 South Memorial Drive
Bixby, OK  74008
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Sponsor: Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 918-366-9445
Contact Name: Tashia Taylor
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In this 3 hour class,you will learn about the art of stained glass design, then build a stained glass Garden Spirit to brighten your home or garden. Nurture your creative spirit with a group...

Cost: $39.00

Where:
Tulsa Stained Glass
4131 S. Sheridan Rd.
Tulsa, OK  74145
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Sponsor: Tulsa Stained Glass
Telephone: 918-664-8604
Contact Name: Richard Bohm
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Paws on Pearl 2nd Annual Howl-o-Ween Celebration and Costume Contest Help us celebrate the season with food, fun and a dog/owner costume contest with lots of great prizes and giveaways....

Cost: n/a

Where:
Paws on Pearl
609 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Paws on Pearl
Telephone: 918-508-7362
Contact Name: Joy Toburen
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This seminar will be facilitated by Kathy Campbell, PharmD. She will discuss hormones, their functions and how you can work to get them in balance.  This is a very informative discussion that...

Cost: 79.00

Where:
Medicap Pharmacy
130 S MAIN STREET
OWASSO, OK  74055
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Sponsor: Medicap Pharmacy
Telephone: 918-274-1737
Contact Name: Dena
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Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes,...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
108 Contemporary
108 E Mathew B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108 Contemporary
Telephone: 918-895-6302
Contact Name: 108 Contemporary Intern
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Fall is here!.... and that means excellent weather for strolling from gallery to gallery to see the season's newest exhibits!  join us on october 6th to enjoy  and exhibit by talented...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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The Oklahoma Swing Syndicate (TOSS) hosts a Swing dance and lessons  The Oklahoma Swing Syndicate (TOSS) is the only UNESCO recognized dance organization in Oklahoma.  We are a 501c3...

Cost: $7

Where:
Community Center - South Minister Presby Church
3500 So Peoria
1/2 west of Peoria, on 35pl behind the church
Tulsa, OK  74102
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Sponsor: The Ok Swing Syndicate
Telephone: 918-450-691
Contact Name: Rita Robbins
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Once a year for 5 nights, the Oklahoma Aquarium opens its doors to trick-or-treaters of all ages to enjoy a safe, fun, indoor alternative to traditional Halloween activities. HallowMarine 2017 will...

Cost: $7-$10

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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The Official Unit D Halloween Party!! Costume Contest, Pinata's and great live music.  

Cost: 13.00

Where:
Unit D
1238 W.41st Street
Tulsa, OK  74134
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  Andrew Grams returns to Tulsa to guest conduct Tchaikovsky’s emotional Symphony No. 6 the “Pathétique.” This program will also feature Tim McFadden (principal...

Cost: $15-$70

Where:
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Tulsa Symphony
Telephone: 918-584-3645
Contact Name: Amy Roark
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"...a first-rate shocker, the suspense drama we've long awaited eagerly." -New York Post In 1944 New York, a Greenwich Village apartment becomes the scene for a deadly game of...

Cost: $30

Where:
Tulsa Little Theatre
1511 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Encore! Tulsa
Telephone: 918-625-6712
Contact Name: Mindy Barker
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Where:
Case Soccer Complex
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $13-$54

Where:
BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $15-$85

Where:
Downtown Tulsa
6th St & Boulder Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hurricane Stadium
512 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Tulsa Sympony performs Tchaikovsky's PathŽtique, Aaron Copland's Quiet City, and Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber.

Cost: $15-$70

Where:
Chapman Music Hall - Tulsa PAC
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Reynolds Center
3208 E 8th St
Tulsa, OK
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Hang with Dee Snider of Twisted Sister and enter the costume contest, which has a $5,000 grand prize.

Where:
Hard Rock Casino
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - LandShark Pool Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Beehive Lounge
2405 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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3 p.m., parade. Pancake breakfast, trick-or-treating, kids’ costume contest, pet costume contest and parade.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brookside District
South Peoria Avenue from East 49th Street to East 33rd Street
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Brookside Business Association
Telephone: 918-260-7680
Contact Name: Pat Kroblin
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Making plans for this weekend? You can't do better than The Drunkard & The Olio at the historic Spotlight Theater. You know you've always wanted to go, and now's your chance. And if...

Cost: Adults $20, kids $12, seniors & military $17

Where:
Spotlight Theater
1381 Riverside Dr.
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Cost: $20-$35

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Fassler Hall
304 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Fur Shop
520 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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Rodeo Nightclub's party offers a $500 grand prize in their costume contest.

Where:
Rodeo Nightclub
9379 E 46th St
Tulsa, OK
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A dance party in three adjacent venues, The Spider Ball also has a $1,000 grand-prize costume contest.

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
IDL Ballroom, Enso Bar, Unicorn Club
230 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Music by DJ Noodles and a costume contest with five $1,000 prizes, each for a different category.

Where:
River Spirit Casino
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Yellow Brick Road
2630 E 15th St
Tulsa, OK
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Wyld Hawgz
6151 E 51st St
Tulsa, OK
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OK Chive hosts this party with DJ Eclectic Disposition, karaoke, raffles, auctions, and more. Proceeds benefit B.O.L.D., which helps to support living dependents of fallen bikers.

Cost: $5

Where:
The Fur Shop
520 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

Where:
The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK
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Take part in cosplay and carved pumpkin contests, a scavenger hunt, gaming, and karaoke.

Cost: $10

Where:
Central Library
400 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
The Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Dance the night away with DJ Soule and enter the costume contest at Chandler Park.

Cost: $3

Where:
Chandler Park
6500 W 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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Drink beautiful works of latte art with a spooky theme.

Where:
Foolish Things Coffee Company
1001 S Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: SOLD OUT

Where:
River Spirit Casino - Paradise Cove
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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