A-LIST 2016: Keep Tulsa Cool

Editors' picks + the winners of TulsaPeople’s annual A-LIST readers’ choice awards.




Tulsa is Tulsa. It’s a little quirky, swanky, trendy — and always cool. 

Here we present those responsible for its appeal: the winners of TulsaPeople’s annual A-LIST readers’ choice awards. A-LIST voting takes place in early March and after tabulation, winners are mailed certificates for their respective categories. The top five winners in each category are named, with a few exceptions for ties.

The 2016 A-LIST is your guide to Tulsa, highlighting the destinations and treats that make Tulsa the coolest, literally and figuratively.

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Keep reading to see who made our Editors' Picks this year!

 


Best way to salute the sun

Rooftop Yoga

A recent Thursday night yoga session on Cherry Street’s Ascent rooftop.

 

Downward dog in a darkened studio is dandy, and plank in the park is pleasant, but to get the most out of your sun salutations, the best way to go is up. Rooftop yoga is hotter than Bikram right now, and there are several places in town to get vinyasa with a view.

Get your fix three times a week on Cherry Street over Ascent. On Thursdays from 7-8 p.m., The Yoga Room offers wine and live music from the likes of Steve Liddell, Damion Shade and more. Or, make yoga part of your farmers’ market routine with their Saturday morning class from 8:30-9:30 a.m. On Tuesdays at 7 p.m., The Yoga Room offers rooftop acro yoga (short for “acrobatic” and done in pairs) — no partner or experience required. All classes are donation-based (suggested $10-$20), and you’re encouraged to bring your own mat and your friends. (Check www.theyogaroomtulsa.com for a full schedule and weather cancelations.)

Sundays at 10 a.m., hit the rooftop at Lululemon for a free, all-levels class. Once you’ve filled up on good vibes and Vitamin D, head to the street for some Vitamin B — brunch, of course — at one of Brookside’s many posh nosh spots. 

For the highest rooftop yoga in town, head downtown to the Mayo Hotel on Thursdays at 6 p.m. Bring your own mat and $10 cash. On the elevator, hit “P” for Penthouse. Namaste indeed.

Ascent, 1325 E. 15th St.; Lululemon, 3506 S. Peoria Ave.; the Mayo Hotel, 115 W. Fifth St.

 


Best wardrobe builder

GreenHouse Clothing’s T-shirt of the Month Club

One can never have enough T-shirts, but you don’t want the same ones as every other person on the street. That’s why GreenHouse Clothing’s T-Shirt of the Month Club is so cool. 

Since August 2015, the locally owned and operated T-shirt shop has offered the club as a way to differentiate itself among the masses and to create a T-town T-shirt community. 

To participate, sign up online and choose your shirt size. Designs are exclusive to club members and sometimes carry a theme — like April’s Record Breaker graphic in celebration of National Record Shop Day on April 16. 

Memberships are six or 12-month subscriptions ($20 per month, six months; $15 per month, 12 months). Members also receive a discount for in-store and online purchases. 

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. 3310 S. Yale Ave. 918-895-6225, www.greenhouseclothing.net.

 


Best way to impress your foodie friends

Mecca Coffee Co.

Walk through the doors of this Tulsa institution and enter a world synonymous with flavor and kitchen know-how. You don’t have to be hip to shop at the 95-year-old store, but it will up your foodie street cred.

Some Tulsans are attracted by the 130-plus kinds of bulk herbs and spices; you can buy as little as 1 ounce or as much as you desire. Others swear by the infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars, with flavors like Thai lemongrass mint, aged red apple, cilantro and roasted onion or Persian lime, in 60-750 ml bottles. The whole-bean coffee and loose-leaf tea supplies are impressive, too. A friendly barista can brew up your favorite latte or tea while you shop. 

Mecca’s selection of barware, distinctive tableware, cutting boards, kitchen gadgetry and one-of-a-kind gifts make it a one-stop destination for finding the perfect gift for that foodie in your life, or an addition to your own discerning kitchen.

9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday. 1330 E. 41st St. 918-749-3509, www.meccacoffeeco.com.

 


Best tropical vacation without leaving town

Saturn Room

The Saturn cocktail

If watching HGTV’s “Island Life” is the closest you might get to the tropics this summer, Saturn Room is your oasis. Escape the Oklahoma heat at the Tiki-themed bar that serves Tiki cocktails like mai tais and the Macadamia Nut Chi-chi in kitschy glasses and fresh coconut shells. This place commits to Polynesian decor, from its thatched patio awning and totem bar stools to its blowfish light fixtures. 

A stone’s throw from the Brady Theater, Saturn Room is a great spot to grab a pre- or post-show beverage. If you’re with a group — or if you make new friends easily — share a Singapore Sling, which serves two to three people. But be forewarned: The fresh and fruity drinks and friendly bartenders might convince you you’re on island time, not Tulsa time. 

4 p.m.-2 a.m., daily. 209 N. Boulder Ave. 918-794-9422, www.saturnroom.com.

 


Best revitalization of the moment

Route 66

Jenkins & Co.

For decades, Route 66 was America’s heartbeat. For many it never ceased to be cool, and others are realizing the untapped potential the thoroughfare still has for Tulsa.

A number of renovations are already underway, and new businesses are flocking to the area. Three years ago, Soul City art studio — today it’s a music venue and gastropub, too — moved into 1621 E. 11th St., the site of a former Texaco service station. Nearby, interior designer Jill Croka set up her showroom on the Mother Road. Jenkins & Co. opened its modern general store in November 2015. In another former service station, Henbit Market sells unique handmade gifts and live plants. 

These new businesses are interspersed with local favorites like El Rancho Grande, Joseph Gierek Fine Art, Lola’s Caravan  and so much more. Route 66 will always be the Mother Road, but on this Tulsa stretch, to quote “Mean Girls,” “I’m not like a regular mom; I’m a cool mom.”

East 11th Street from South Peoria to Delaware avenues.

 


Best treat to welcome the weekend

Livi Lee’s

When a donut craving hits hard on a Friday night, Tulsans have traditionally had few options for a fresh doughy treat to ring in the weekend (#firstworldproblems #thestruggleisreal). Enter Friday Night Donuts at Livi Lee’s, less than 10 minutes west of downtown Tulsa in Sand Springs. 

The whimsical Daylight Donuts shop transforms its drive-thru into patio seating for this weekly celebration under the stars. Choose from regular and mini donuts with colorful cereal and candy toppings — even bacon — or splurge for a donut boat: a pile of mini cake donuts topped with fruit, whipped cream and other indulgent and trending toppings. Like what you taste? Livi Lee’s can bring its Instagram-worthy donut bar to your next party. Keep an eye out for a new location, opening soon in Jenks.

5-11 a.m., Monday-Thursday; 5 a.m.-noon, Friday and Saturday; 7-11 p.m., Friday; 6 a.m.-noon, Sunday. 411 E. Broadway, Sand Springs. 918-241-2765. www.livilees.com.

 


Best throwback to childhood

Soft-serve ice cream at Dilly Diner

Grasshopper “Adult” Milkshake

There’s nothing better than creamy, cold soft serve on a hot summer day — except maybe enjoying it in the AC at Dilly Diner’s sophisticated retro bar. This rich version ($2) is not the “iced milk” of fast food chains, and variations on the standard vanilla and chocolate flavors include rotating flavors such as hazelnut and saffron honey. 

You can’t go wrong topping a piece of flaky pie with the creamy stuff or ordering it to top off lunch, dinner or even breakfast, which is served all day. To amp it up, try a jam shake ($4.25) with house-made jam or a boozy “adult milkshake” (price varies) both made with the soft serve.

7 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 7-1 a.m., Friday and Saturday; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. 402 E. Second St. 918-938-6382, www.dillydiner.com.

 

 


Best international adventure

Nam-Hai International Market

You might not be able to afford a trip to Asia, but you can definitely afford a trip to Nam-Hai International Market. 

Fill up your cart with hard-to-find but fairly priced goods, from exotic vegetables to live seafood. Though the market’s focus is on Asian goods, you’ll also find items from all over the world. What’s niftier than hopping to a new country on every aisle? Nowhere else in Tulsa can you keep cool while you shop with a Vietnamese iced coffee or boba smoothie from the adjacent Pho Nhi restaurant and emerge with a light-up Buddha statue, oxtail, durian fruit, Japanese gummy candy, bags of Mexican spices, Indian snack food and uncured pork belly all in one shopping cart.

The vibrancy of the market is a reminder of Tulsa’s cultural diversity, too. Despite the hyper-connectivity of the modern world, it’s easy to stick with the familiar, even in your own hometown. The fact that Tulsa is representative of different  languages, cuisines and cultures is pretty rad.

9 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Sunday. 11528 E. 21st St. 918-438-0166, www.facebook.com/namhaitulsa.

 


Best way to green up your diet

Sage Farms Home Delivery and Subscription Service

Processed junk is out; real local food is in. And it’s more convenient than ever to feed the family in a way that’s both healthy and sustainable. Across the country, food home delivery services are bringing fresh fruits and vegetables directly to our doors. Join the club in Tulsa where Sage Farms is doing just that with produce that is sustainably grown without harmful chemicals or GMOs — because that’s how the cool kids do it.

The convenience of home delivery hooked us, but the fresh, flavorful greens won us over. Participants can sign up for weekly ($15.99) or twice-monthly ($17.99) delivery and receive multiple varieties of lettuce, greens, herbs and a helping of seasonal vegetables. A helpful recipe is sent with every delivery. There’s a $10, one-time joining fee.

Locally owned and operated by Ashley and Ben Neal, Sage Farms recently created an online store, allowing subscribers to add organic chicken and beef, Garnish Salt, Mecca Coffee Co.’s oils and vinegars, and other recipe components to their delivery order.

aneal@sage.farm, www.localfarmok.com.

 


Best DIY buzz

High Gravity Homebrewing & Winemaking Supplies

Craft is cool again, but the ultimate mantle of hipness is bestowed not on the consumers of small-batch and handmade goods, but on those who do that small-batching and hand-making. With the help of High Gravity, you can be your own craft brewer. 

Whether you’re a hobbyist or beginner, High Gravity has all the supplies to make your boozy, bubbly dreams come true. It might not be glamorous (the shop resembles the back closet of a mad scientist’s laboratory) but the results could be glorious. And if the store’s mascot, an African gray parrot named Pippin, asks if you want some beer, do say “yes.”

There’s no need to keep your enthusiasm bottled up. Every other Saturday at 11 a.m., the store hosts workshops on beer making (June 4, July 2, July 30, Aug. 22) and wine making (June 18, July 16, Aug. 13). This is a great way to up your game, meet other home brewers or just see what all the buzz is about.

10 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. 7142 S. Memorial Drive. 918-461-2605,
www.highgravitybrew.com.

 

Read more more on Tulsa’s growing craft brewing scene.

 

 

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October 2018

We’re serving up our new chef-inspired fondue and traditional brunch options like Alpine Benedict Cheese Fondue, French Toast Fondue, Avocado Fiesta Toast plus bottomless mimosas. Reserve...

Cost: Varies

Where:
The Melting Pot of Tulsa
300 Riverwalk Terrace #190
Jenks, OK  74037
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Sponsor: The Melting Pot of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-299-8000
Contact Name: Alex Cooper
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FlyingTee is fun for the whole family and on Sundays, kids eat free! *Limit one free meal from the kids’ menu with each purchase of an adult entrée. Not valid on brunches or holidays.

Cost: Free with purchase

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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Temple Israel would like to invite everyone to SHALOMFEST 2018. ShalomFest will take place at Temple Israel on October 14th from 12:00pm-4:00pm. This is our 25th annual celebration of Jewish...

Cost: Free & open the public

Where:
Temple Israel
2004 E 22nd Pl
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Temple Israel
Telephone: (918) 747-1309
Contact Name: Sam Kirzner
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Join Thread Talk at West Elm on Sunday, October 14 for a special pop-up event from 12 to 4 p.m. Thread Talk provides comfort to its customers while making an impact across the U.S. For every...

Cost: Free

Where:
West Elm
1926 Utica Square, Tulsa, OK 74114
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: https://threadtalk.com/
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Stroll the streets and tour some of the iconic homes and gardens of the Maple Ridge Neighborhood!  Join us for our 20th year and don't miss the antique cars, refreshments, raffle prizes and Beer...

Cost: Prepaid Tickets $15.00

Where:
1615 S. Owasso Ave.
4012 S Yorktown Ave
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Maple Ridge Neighborhood Association
Telephone: 918-645-3918
Contact Name: Marlene Martindale
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Tulsa Boys’ Centennial Homecoming will be held on October 14, 2018 from 2:00pm-6:00pm, 2727 S. 137th W. Ave., Sand Springs OK, 74063.

Cost: free

Where:
Tulsa Boys' Home
2727 S. 137th W. Ave.
Sand Springs, OK  74063
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
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The Fear Factory is Tulsa's newest haunted attraction.

Cost: $20

Where:
Tulsa, OK  74115


Sponsor: 75 Productions
Telephone: 918-947-9544
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Luncheon honoring our Employee of the Year, Achiever of the Year, Graduate of the Year, and Community Partner.

Cost: none

Where:
Southern Hills Marriott Hotel
1902 E. 71st St
Tulsa, OK
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Think you can't do something, like sculpt, build a robot, or make a stamp? Think again! Come enjoy our 45-minute workshops held every Monday at noon at the McKeon Center for Creativity....

Cost: free and open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: McKeon Center for Creativity
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: McKeon Center for Creativity
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Speaker name: Miriam Moreno-Diaz, RN, MPH, CCP Speaker title: Quality Improvement Specialist, Oklahoma Health Initiatives Presentation title: “Matters of the Heart”...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Library-Pocahontas Greadington Center
400 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Featuring Jessica Zitter, MD, Critical and Palliative Care Specialist and author focused on finding a better path to the end of life. The evening will include a viewing of the Academy Award...

Cost: free

Where:
Hard Rock Casino & Hotel
777 W Cherokee
Catoosa, OK  74015
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Sponsor: Clarehouse
Telephone: 918-893-6150
Contact Name: Britni Smith
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
Website »

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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
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Song, music and dance from the tradition of the semi-nomadic traveling musicians from Rajasthan, India

Cost: 0

Where:
Gathering Place Tulsa, QuikTrip Great Lawn
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: SAPAF with GKFF
Telephone: 918 665 6419
Contact Name: Mohan Kelkar
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Join us for an evening of discussion with award-winning mystery author Sara Paretsky as she discusses the latest book in her acclaimed V.I. Warshawski series, "Shell Game." A book signing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Library
civic center
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Tulsa City-County Library
Contact Name: Rebecca H

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Mothers of Preschoolers (and preschool means prior to school, ages 6 weeks to 5 years old). MOPS warmly welcomes any mom that has at least one child age 6 weeks to 5 years old. By joining MOPS, you...

Cost: Free

Where:
Eastwood Baptist Church
948 S 91st E Ave
Tulsa, OK  74112
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Sponsor: Eastwood Baptist Church
Telephone: 918-836-8686
Contact Name: Shirley Pittenger
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Come prepared to interview with dozens of actively hiring companies representing a variety of career fields and industries. Use a workstation for online job applications. Connect with...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Edgar J. Helms Center
2740 Southwest Boulevard
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Goodwill Industries of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-599-0067
Contact Name: Clarice Floyd
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This six-week cooking demonstration series will help you learn to shop smarter and use nutrition information to make healthier choices and make delicious and affordable meals. Each Cooking Matters...

Cost: Free

Where:
Friendship Church
1709 N. Madison Ave,
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: LIFE Senior Services
Telephone: (918) 664-9000
Contact Name: Emily Fox

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Fish, fun, friends and stories! Join us for our own seaside story time. Ages 2-5, maximum of 35, available on a first come basis. Free with admission to the Aquarium.

Cost: Children under 3 FREE Kids (3-12) $11.95 Adults $15.95

Where:
Oklahoma Aquarium
300 Aquarium Drive
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-296-FISH
Contact Name: Ann Money
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Are you staying in town for Fall Break? The Melting Pot is offering an extended weekend-long family special with kid-friendly fondue for the whole family.

Cost: $29.95 per adult | $19.95 per child

Where:
The Melting Pot of Tulsa
300 Riverwalk Terrace #190
Jenks, OK  74037
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Sponsor: The Melting Pot of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-299-8000
Contact Name: Alex Cooper
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Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
View map »


Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
Website »

More information

Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
Website »

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Willkommen to four days of Oompah (or Bavaria or Oktoberfest) in Oklahoma with nationally-known German bands, authentic European foods, arts and crafters MarktHaus, full carnival and fun...

Cost: $10

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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Baptist Village of Owasso presents our annual Family Fun Fest, Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 pm. There will be free hot dogs, drinks, and popsicles! This event is for people of all ages,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Baptist Village of Owasso
7410 N. 127th E. Ave
Owasso, OK  74055
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Tulsa Metro Sound invites you to visit our weekly rehearsals - to be introduced to the women's All American craft of a cappella singing. We meet every Thursday evening at Christ Church Episcopal,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Christ Church Episcopal
10901 S Yale Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Tulsa Metro Sound
Telephone: 918-352-6091
Contact Name: Candace
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A fun Indian take on Jane Austen's famous novel with all the charms of Indian dance and music

Cost: 0

Where:
Guthrie Green
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: SAPAF with GKFF
Telephone: 918 665 6419
Contact Name: Mohan Kelkar
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Third Thursdays in the Rainbow Room returns October 18 with Tulsa icon Rebecca Ungerman performing her one-woman show, "Oy, Gestalt!" “Oy, Gestalt” is a rollicking look at...

Cost: $10 and $15

Where:
Lynn Riggs BlackBox Theatre - OkEq
621 East 4th Street
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: OkEq
Telephone: 918-637-2866
Contact Name: Pat Hobbs
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TU Theatre presents Man of La Mancha on October 18-20 and October 25-27 at 8pm. October 21 at 2pm,

Cost: 10.00

Where:
Kendall Hall
3102 E 4th Place
Tulsa, OK  74104
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The Arabian Horse Association is headed back to Tulsa, Okla. for the 2018 U.S. National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show from October 19-27. Join us for exciting new events,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Expo Square
4145 East 21st Street
Tulsa
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Arabian Horse Association
Telephone: 303-696-4500
Contact Name: Kelsey Bergland
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Are you staying in town for Fall Break? The Melting Pot is offering an extended weekend-long family special with kid-friendly fondue for the whole family.

Cost: $29.95 per adult | $19.95 per child

Where:
The Melting Pot of Tulsa
300 Riverwalk Terrace #190
Jenks, OK  74037
View map »


Sponsor: The Melting Pot of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-299-8000
Contact Name: Alex Cooper
Website »

More information

Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
View map »


Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
Website »

More information

Orth Contemporary is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new Silver Deposit paintings by Jimi Gleason on view at the gallery from September 7ththrough October 19th.    ...

Cost: free

Where:
Orth Contemporary
20 South Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74104
View map »


Telephone: (918) 565-9404
Contact Name: Katie
Website »

More information

Willkommen to four days of Oompah (or Bavaria or Oktoberfest) in Oklahoma with nationally-known German bands, authentic European foods, arts and crafters MarktHaus, full carnival and fun...

Cost: $10

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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Nimrod Journal and Booksmart Tulsa will host Write Night 2018 at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19th, at the Tulsa Garden Center. Write Night will feature a reception and Author Chat with poet...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Tulsa Garden Center
2435 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Eilis O'Neal
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The Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers begins with Write Night on Friday, October 19th, at the Tulsa Garden Center at 6:30 p.m. Write Night is free and open to the public and will begin...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tulsa Garden Center
2435 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-704-7006
Contact Name: Cassidy McCants
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Nimrod Journal and Booksmart Tulsa will host Write Night 2018 at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19th, at the Tulsa Garden Center. Write Night will feature a reception and Author Chat with poet...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Tulsa Garden Center
2435 S. Peoria Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Eilis O'Neal
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The Fear Factory is Tulsa's newest haunted attraction.

Cost: $20

Where:
Tulsa, OK  74115


Sponsor: 75 Productions
Telephone: 918-947-9544
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THERE IS MORE TOUR brings falls dates to the U.S. featuring music artists Hillsong Worship and teaching from Pastor Brian Houston.  Following the successful spring tour that filled to capacity...

Cost: $28.00 General, $40.00 Deluxe

Where:
Victory Church
7700 S. Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74136
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Sponsor: Premier Productions
Telephone: 855-484-1991
Contact Name: Carol
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The two-timed Grammy Nominated, Stellar Award winning Walls Group, will be performing live on The Great Lawn Stage along with the MET Choir and Kirk Franklin. Hailing from Houston, TX, this...

Cost: 0.00

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

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Admission is FREE, and this is a fun event for the entire family. The event will have a DJ performing various traditional, Indian folk and modern Bollywood tunes, including energetic Dandiya...

Cost: 0

Where:
Guthrie Green
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: SAPAF with GKFF
Telephone: 918 665 6419
Contact Name: Mohan Kelkar
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TU Theatre presents Man of La Mancha on October 18-20 and October 25-27 at 8pm. October 21 at 2pm,

Cost: 10.00

Where:
Kendall Hall
3102 E 4th Place
Tulsa, OK  74104
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The Arabian Horse Association is headed back to Tulsa, Okla. for the 2018 U.S. National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show from October 19-27. Join us for exciting new events,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Expo Square
4145 East 21st Street
Tulsa
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Arabian Horse Association
Telephone: 303-696-4500
Contact Name: Kelsey Bergland
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Tulsa's 11th annual Out of the Darkness Walk, benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Each year, suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters...

Cost: Free, but must register at afsp.org/tulsa

Where:
Kendall-Whittier Park
2601-2633 S Columbia Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Telephone: 539-777-0122
Contact Name: Robin Hudson LeBlanc
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Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 20th, 2018. The Conference will begin at...

Cost: $60; scholarships available

Where:
TU's Allen Chapman Student Union
400 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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Nimrod Journal will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers on Saturday, October 20th, at The University of Tulsa. The conference will feature workshops on fiction, poetry, memoir,...

Cost: $10-$70

Where:
University of Tulsa Allen Chapman Student Union
404 S. Gary Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Sponsor: Nimrod Journal
Telephone: 918-631-3080
Contact Name: Eilis O'Neal
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We’re serving up our new chef-inspired fondue and traditional brunch options like Alpine Benedict Cheese Fondue, French Toast Fondue, Avocado Fiesta Toast plus bottomless mimosas. Reserve...

Cost: Varies

Where:
The Melting Pot of Tulsa
300 Riverwalk Terrace #190
Jenks, OK  74037
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Sponsor: The Melting Pot of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-299-8000
Contact Name: Alex Cooper
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Are you staying in town for Fall Break? The Melting Pot is offering an extended weekend-long family special with kid-friendly fondue for the whole family.

Cost: $29.95 per adult | $19.95 per child

Where:
The Melting Pot of Tulsa
300 Riverwalk Terrace #190
Jenks, OK  74037
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Sponsor: The Melting Pot of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-299-8000
Contact Name: Alex Cooper
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Willkommen to four days of Oompah (or Bavaria or Oktoberfest) in Oklahoma with nationally-known German bands, authentic European foods, arts and crafters MarktHaus, full carnival and fun...

Cost: $10

Where:
River West Festival Park
2100 S. Jackson Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Linde
Telephone: 918-596-2007
Contact Name: Tonja Carrigg
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October 20th from 7 to 9 p.m. Oklahoma Performing Arts will host "A Night with Tolleck Winner" to benefit the OPA. The event, in coordination with the Atamian Gallery, will be the first...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Performing Arts
718 South Elm Place
Broken Arrow, OK  74011-74014
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Performing Arts & Atamian Gallery
Telephone: 310-254-7149
Contact Name: Jack Price
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America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Broken Arrow! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you...

Cost: 59.95

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa- Broken Arrow
420 W Albany St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Dinner Detective
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Please join us for our annual event to celebrate and support the Little Blue House. We will have catering by Keo, a cash bar complete with signature cocktail, silent auction, and a dessert dash!...

Cost: $40-1000

Where:
East Side Christian Church
1438 S. Indianapolis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74112
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Sponsor: Little Blue House
Telephone: 918-978-9721
Contact Name: Linda Davis
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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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October 20th from 7 to 9 p.m. Oklahoma Performing Arts will host "A Night with Tolleck Winner" to benefit the OPA. The event, in coordination with the Atamian Gallery, will be the first...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Performing Arts
718 South Elm Place
Broken Arrow, OK  74011-74014
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Performing Arts & Atamian Gallery
Telephone: 310-254-7149
Contact Name: Jack Price
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The Fear Factory is Tulsa's newest haunted attraction.

Cost: $20

Where:
Tulsa, OK  74115


Sponsor: 75 Productions
Telephone: 918-947-9544
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The Mummy & Me dance is a Halloween dance for just the kids and mom. SORRY, NO DADS ALLOWED. We encourage everyone to come in a costume but not required. There will be a costume contest, scary...

Cost: $5.00 Per Person

Where:
Nienhuis Park Community Center
3201 North 9th Street
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 918-259-6550
Contact Name: Nienhuis Park Community Center

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Are you thirsting for some fun in October? If you're feeling drained, bring your boyfriend/ghoulfriend and join the other children of the night for a show that's so funny, it's spooky. 8:00 p.m.,...

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

Where:
pH Community House
306 South Phoenix Ave
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Laughing Matter Improv
Contact Name: Jerry Henderson
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TU Theatre presents Man of La Mancha on October 18-20 and October 25-27 at 8pm. October 21 at 2pm,

Cost: 10.00

Where:
Kendall Hall
3102 E 4th Place
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Wilderado band members now make music from their hometown

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