The cable guys

How two Tulsans changed the course of TV history.



In 1976, Ed Taylor, shown in his Tulsa home, made a $1 investment that resulted in millions for him and Ted Turner — as well as led to the creation of the first superstation.

Thirty-three years ago, Ed Taylor of Tulsa made possibly the best $1 investment ever. It made two men multimillionaires and changed television forever.

It was Dec. 27, 1976, that Taylor began distributing Ted Turner’s WTBS in Atlanta to cable systems via satellite. That created the first superstation. Taylor helped Turner get the station’s signal on satellite, then paid $1 for the right to sell that signal to cable systems around the country. He made millions from those sales, and Turner made millions from the advertising dollars generated by that larger audience.

Turner called it “one of the greatest $1 investments in American business history.”

A few months later, Roy Bliss of Tulsa put Chicago’s WGN on a satellite, making it the second superstation and one that endures today. And television was never the same.

Did they know the changes these decisions would make to television?

“I think the answer to that is both yes and no,” Taylor says. Cable then was generally limited to 12 channels, but “Ted and I both had the idea 24-channel television systems was where it was going and if this went well it would lead to other things.”

Turner was perhaps more aware of the potential and certainly more aggressive in expanding his businesses, although both Taylor and Bliss in Tulsa remained active as television exploded to hundreds of satellite channels, delivering all sorts of specialty and custom content.

And while many people were looking at satellite services in the early 1970s — and Time had already launched its Home Box Office on a satellite — Turner, Taylor and Bliss were the first to actually jump into the business of cable via satellite.

That two men from Tulsa — then touted as “Oil Capital of the World” — were involved in such history-making actions was not a coincidence. Both Taylor and Bliss were brought to Tulsa by Wayne Swearingen, a visionary oilman who was early to see a larger potential for cable television, which was largely viewed as simply a way to get television to areas too remote to pick up broadcast signals from stations that usually were in big cities.

Swearingen and Julius Livingston, who rebuilt Swearingen’s oil company, began in the 1960s gathering cable franchises from Tulsa and other cities. Their company, Tulsa Cable, bought a microwave company, United Video, to begin linking Tulsa with stations in Chicago, St. Louis and Dallas. They also combined with Gene Schneider, who had operated cable systems in Wyoming, to form United Cable, which held franchises in a number of cities.

Taylor was recruited as a consultant in the early 1970s because, while working with AT&T, he had helped with a similar project for John Malone in Denver. Bliss was hired about that same time to operate the subsidiary, United Video.

Taylor returned to Tulsa in 1972 as president of United Video.

Together, Taylor and Bliss built microwave systems through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana. They delivered signals from major stations to cable systems along the way to finance the expansion.

Then, in 1976, United Video was sold to an East Coast cable operator named Larry Flynn. Bliss stayed with that company; Taylor had gone to work for Western Union to market its new satellite services — Western Union had put up the first commercial communications satellite.

It was in that role that he first associated with Turner, who was trying to get cable companies to build microwave networks to expand the reach of his Atlanta station. He approached Taylor about satellite service.

Taylor recalls that he wrote a business plan for Western Union to serve Turner and its board “turned it down twice.” Then, at a board meeting, his marketing budget and staff were cut, and “the next day … I resigned and went off and did it myself,” he says.

Turner’s version is somewhat different, according to published reports. His lawyers told him he had to find a third party to act as a “common carrier” to distribute his satellite signal, “so I called the first person I’d met in the satellite business, Western Union’s Ed Taylor.” Turner said he “asked him if he would leave Western Union and run our common carrier.” 

The arrangement was that Turner got increased advertising revenue from a larger audience through cable and Taylor got revenue from charging cable systems 10 cents per subscriber for delivering the service. Turner helped Taylor create a company, Southern Satellite Systems, as the distributor.

Turner says they both knew “this business could get very big very fast.”

It did. Southern quickly became very profitable and led both men into other businesses.

Taylor and Bliss had not talked in detail about satellite delivery, but Taylor says, “Roy was about the only guy in the country that didn’t think Ed Taylor and Ted Turner were nuts.”

Bliss, through United Video, quickly approached WGN, which he says was the strongest independent station in United Cable’s lineup. Taylor also had thought of putting up WGN, but the satellite transponder he would have used would not work at first, and by the time it did, Bliss was already in operation.

Bliss assumed the two would compete for cable markets, but “As it turned out, we both got virtually all of the small markets and shared many of the large markets,” he says.

Taylor went on to form Tempo Television, which began creating new channels. He would create a channel, then sell time on it to programmers, who sold advertising.

“That helped in the transition to a separate channel,” he says. A lot of home and garden, cooking, fishing and other special programming began this way.

That model exists to this day in most special cable channels — independent producers develop shows and market them to channel operators.

Taylor says he made one big mistake. A man named Don Hendricks proposed to start a new channel called Discovery “and I said no,” he says. Taylor later bought stock in Hendricks’ Discovery Channel, now one of the most profitable around.

He did start the first advertising-supported cable channel, which evolved into CNBC.

Taylor also started a channel with news photographs and announcers reading stories about those pictures. Turner first said “nobody was interested in 24-hour news” but after seeing the results “started Cable News Network and wiped me out,” Taylor says.

Turner stayed involved with innovation after he left active television. He was involved in putting together the first webcast, using the Internet as a communications medium.

Bliss became a major stockholder in United Video, as well as its operating head, with WGN and other channels. United Video also partnered with Sony to start the Game Show Channel and experimented with developing other channels. Its biggest success came with a Prevue Guide, which furnished program listings to cable operators.

And John Malone, who had worked with both Taylor and Bliss and also had been involved with Turner in the early days, wound up owning United Cable, United Video and Taylor’s Tempo Television, although all or part of those ventures was eventually sold to others.

In addition to his involvement with television, Taylor has been active in two major medical areas, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and arthritis.

His wife, Nancy, suffered from CFS and eventually died as a result. Taylor worked hard to find causes and cures and eventually founded the Nancy Taylor Foundation to do research on this strange and debilitating disease, as well as arthritis and juvenile arthritis. The foundation is a leader in the effort to combat CFS.

A daughter suffered from arthritis, leading Taylor to become active in that foundation and its research. The Eastern Oklahoma Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation honored Taylor with its Spirit of Commitment Award at a dinner May 18.

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As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde Enginerring
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrig
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As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde Engineering
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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Enjoy a fall evening at the Garden with Tulsa native singer-songwriter Jared Tyler. Hot Mess BBQ food truck will be on hand with delicious BBQ options and beer and wine will also be available for...

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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Enjoy a fall evening at the Garden with Tulsa native singer-songwriter Jared Tyler. Hot Mess BBQ food truck will be on hand with delicious BBQ options and beer and wine will also be available for...

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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Eleven premier Tulsa restaurants and chefs in 10 live kitchens with cooking demonstrations and wine pairing. There will be chef awards, a wine pull, silent auction and more. Business attire.

Cost: $125, tickets; $500-$25,000, sponsorships

Where:
Metro Appliances and More
5313 S. Mingo Road
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Iron Gate
Telephone: 918-359-9001
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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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OASIS Adult Day Services invites you to the 4th annual 918 Game Night to be held on Thursday, October 19th at Stokely Event Center.  918 Game Night began in the Fall of 2014.  It was...

Cost: Individual tickets start at $125.00

Where:
Stokely Event Center
10111 E. 45th Place
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: OASIS Adult Day Services
Telephone: 816-304-6703
Contact Name: Jenny Ness-Hunkin
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  OASIS Adult Day Services invites you to the 4th annual 918 Game Night to be held on Thursday, October 19th at Stokely Event Center.  918 Game Night began in the fall of 2014....

Cost: Ticket cost varies

Where:
Stokely Event Center
10111 E. 45th Place
Tulsa, OK  74146
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Sponsor: OASIS Adult Day Services
Telephone: 918-706-7333
Contact Name: Jennifer Junkins
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

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Where:
The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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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:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK
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Don your leg-warmers and get an early start to this sinister season this evening celebrating the horror fiction boom.

Where:
The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Traister will read from her book, ÒAll the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation.Ó

Where:
TU's Chapman Lecture Hall
2830 E 5th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
Crow Creek Tavern
3534 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
Blackbird on Pearl
1336 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: SOLD OUT

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Do the Time Warp again with Dr. Frank-N-Furter et al. Pro-tip: Go to the Creature of the Night super-fan experience performance, Saturday at midnight.

Cost: $10-$20

Where:
TU's Kendall Hall
601 S college Ave
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 out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

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 out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

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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As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde Engineering
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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Ranked as one of the top ten Oktoberfest Festivals in the country by USA Today and a must-attend event by Condé Nast Traveler, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa takes place October 20-23, 2016 at...

Cost: $10

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: RiverParks
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell
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Join Nimrod International Journal for an evening with American Book Award-winner Jericho Brown and Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award-finalist Laura van den Berg.

Where:
Tulsa Garden Center
2435 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Nimrod Write Night will be held on Friday, October 20th. The event will precede Saturday's Conference for Readers and Writers and will feature a VIP Author Reception as well...

Cost: Reception: $50; Author Chat: Free

Where:
TU's Lorton Performance Center
3102 E. 4th Pl.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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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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Join Nimrod International Journal for Nimrod Write Night, the opening night for our Conference for Readers and Writers. Write Night features an Author Reception and special Author Chat, reading,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tulsa Garden Center
2435 S Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod International Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Eilis O'Neal
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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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

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 Sons of the Dust with special guests ILL Fated 

Cost: Free

Where:
The Blackbird on Pearl
1336 E 6th St Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Try specialized cocktails, take part in a costume or pumpkin carving contest, and enjoy LED light performances and music from Fiawna FortŽ at Gilcrease--or is it GHOULcrease? [foreboding laughter]

Where:
Gilcrease Museum
1400 N Gilcrease Museum RD
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Case Soccer Complex
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Signature Symphony honors the musical legacies of Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber, Sir Elton John, and Sir Paul McCartney.

Cost: $32-$47

Where:
Van Trease PACE
10300 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - LandShark Pool Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Utopia Bar & Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
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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Where:
The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Bistro at Seville
10021 S Yale Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $20-$35

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Bad Ass Renee's
6373 E 31st St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
American Legion Post 308
11328 E Admiral Pl
Tulsa, OK
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Costumed affair with spooky decorations, themed dinner, silent and live auctions, costume contest, complimentary spirits.

Cost: $150, tickets; $2,000-$20,000, sponsorships

Where:
River Spirit Casino Resort
8330 Riverside Parkway.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Benefits Arthritis Foundation
Telephone: 918-605-1105
Contact Name: Jennifer Wyckoff
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Where:
Fuel 66
2439 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
Pepper's Grill
2809 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, 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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  CCS 1st Annual 5k Fundraiser CCS has been serving families and the community of Claremore since 1984! Join us for some fun and competition as we host our first annual 5k Fundraiser. These...

Cost: $30.00

Where:
Claremore Lake Park
E Blue Starr Dr
Claremore, OK  74017
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Sponsor: Claremore Christian School
Telephone: 918--
Contact Name: Leah Atkinson
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Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual  Writing Workshop October 20th-21st at The University of Tulsa.   Participants are offered the opportunity...

Cost: $60 (includes lunch). Full and partial scholarships available.

Where:
TU's Allen Chapman Student Union
440 S. Gary Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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Jon Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, mystery, young adult fantasy, and romance, as well as finding a literary...

Cost: $10-$60

Where:
University of Tulsa, Allen Chapman Student Union
440 S Gary Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod International Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Eilis O'Neal
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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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The fourth annual Mutt Strut is a dog walk and pet costume contest that raises awareness for DVIS’ kennel – the first kennel in an Oklahoma domestic violence shelter. Dress your dog in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Center in Centennial Park
1028 East 6th Street
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
Telephone: 918-508-2711
Contact Name: Carissa Bratschun
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The Mutt Strut is a .6 mile dog walk that raises awareness for DVIS’ new kennel – the first kennel in an Oklahoma domestic violence shelter. Admission is FREE with an in-kind donation...

Cost: Free with in-kind donation

Where:
Centennial Park
1028 E. Sixth St.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
Telephone: 918-508-2711
Contact Name: Carissa Bratschun
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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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Come out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

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 out to the Garden during fall break for morning storytime, starting at 10:30am and followed by a craft. Geared for children 4-10 years old. Thursday, October 19 - Leaf Man We’ll read...

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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  As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of...

Cost: $7 in advance, $10 at the gate

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde Engineering
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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Meet the Makers: Tulsa Artists Open Studio Doors TULSA –The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) invites the public to see the creative process of local artists in the upcoming Tulsa Art...

Cost: $5 in advance, $10 at event.

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition
Telephone: 405-879-2400
Contact Name: Krystle Brewer
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

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Enjoy a fun introduction to the age old craft of stained glass. You will make a glass holiday ornament using the copper foil method and have a demonstration of the Morton cutting system (which can...

Cost: $49.00

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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Ranked as one of the top ten Oktoberfest Festivals in the country by USA Today and a must-attend event by Condé Nast Traveler, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa takes place October 20-23, 2016 at...

Cost: $10

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: RiverParks
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell
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Tulsa Hub (established 2008) invites Tulsa community bicyclists to join in a  night ride, calling attention to the need for equitable infrastructure and education about safe driving and...

Cost: Free. Donations accepted

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Tulsa Hub
Telephone: 918-813-0028
Contact Name: Arianna Harmon
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No registration fee or minimum donation. Non-competitive 5K.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mohawk Park
6421 E. 36th St. N.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: American Cancer Society
Telephone: 918-477-5418
Contact Name: Christie Gibbs
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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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Hear spooky stories or tell some of your own.

Where:
Chandler Park
6500 W 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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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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CONDOMANIA will be an amazing party, public awareness event, and fundraiser for The Little Blue House. The event will feature models presenting original designs of fashion accessories made out of...

Cost: $45

Where:
Dennis R. Neill Equality Center
621 E. 4th St
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Little Blue House at TU
Telephone: 918-978-9721
Contact Name: Linda Davis
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TU Theatre presents Richard O’Brien’s cult-classic musical: The Rocky Horror Show Dr. Frank-N-Furter and his crew are back once again to do the Time Warp...

Cost: $20:adults, $10:senior citizens, area students. $6:TU students,faculty, staff.

Where:
Kendall Hall's Chapman Theatre
Tulsa, OK  74104

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Calling all ghosties, and ghoulies, and long-legged beasties, and things that go laugh in the night!  Here’s more fun than your trick-or-treat bag can hold!  Join us Saturday,...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
pH Community House
306 S Phoenix Ave
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: The Spontaniacs!
Telephone: 918-521-9345
Contact Name: Eric Peterson
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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:
Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
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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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
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 - 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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Cost: $5

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Centennial Lounge at VFW Post 577
1109 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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6 p.m., cocktail reception; 7 p.m., dinner and entertainment. Entertainment by Grammy Award-winning artist Little Big Town.

Cost: $10,000-$250,000, sponsorships

Where:
Cox Business Center Exhibit Halls
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Children's Hospital at St. Francis
Telephone: 918-502-6763
Contact Name: Kacie Frazier
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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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Local celebrity dance competition; attendees voting on their favorites. Cocktails, dining, entertainment by Ayngel and John, and the dancing competition. Business/cocktail attire.

Cost: $10, per vote; $150, tickets; $1,250-$25,000, sponsorships

Where:
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: San Miguel Middle School
Telephone: 918-633-7001
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(.6) mile dog walk that raises awareness for Domestic Violence Intervention Services’ kennel. Admission is an in-kind donation to the kennel. Costumed dog contest to win King or Queen of the...

Cost: Sponsorships available

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Centennial Park
1028 E. Sixth St.
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)
Telephone: 918-508-2711
Contact Name: Carissa Bratschun
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Cost: $39.75-$125.75

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BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Browse arts and craft vendors while listening to a variety of live music and enjoying an Indian Taco or two at this fest hosted by Tulsa Indian Club and Engage Life Institute.

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Riverwalk Crossing
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Tulsa, OK
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See original clothing and accessory designs all made of prophylactics at this fashion show fundraiser for TUÕs Little Blue House.

Cost: $20

Where:
Dennis R. Neill Equality Center
621 E. 4th St
Tulsa, OK
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The 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee performs a revue of Broadway classics.

Cost: $20-$45

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Broken Arrow PAC
701 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK
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Case Soccer Complex
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hurricane Stadium
512 S Delaware Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Oklahoma Visual Arts Commission invites the public to see the creative process of twenty-five local artists in six studios.

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
Various locations
Tulsa, OK


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Cost: $45-$105

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River Spirit Casino - Paradise Cove
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Foolish Things Coffee Company will screen the Halloween neo-classic, Hocus Pocus, and will also serve up seasonal food and drink specials.

Where:
Foolish Things Coffee Company
1001 S Main St
Tulsa, OK
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This family-friendly event returns with animal exhibits, a costume contest, door prizes, live entertainment, and more. Proceeds will support Safari Joe's Exotic Wildlife Rescue sanctuary.

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Safari Joe's H2O
4707 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

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The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK
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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: $15-$20

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Woody Guthrie Center
102 E M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Cyclists are often unseen by nearby drivers, leading to dangerous or deadly situations. Invisible Tulsa is a community bike ride whose sheer numbers hope to make cycling in Tulsa impossible to miss.

Where:
Kendall Whittier Square
Admiral blvd & Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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See all sorts of creative craniums in various artforms.

Where:
The Cottage Art Gallery
1443 S Gary Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Parade your costumed canines while raising awareness for Domestic Violence Intervention Services' kennel.

Where:
Centennial Park
1028 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Explore and learn about personal paths of spirituality, with lectures, readings, healing energies, and more.

Cost: $6

Where:
Wyndham Hotel
10918 E 41st St
Tulsa, OK
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