Calendar: March 2017
This month's can't-miss events
17 & 19
Downtown and rebounds
March welcomes madness for college basketball players and fans alike. And thanks to the combined efforts of the University of Tulsa, the BOK Center and the Tulsa Sports Commission, Tulsa has a front-row seat to first- and second-round games of this year’s NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. Eight teams will compete in Tulsa. Among the 68 college teams competing in the 2017 event, only one will be deemed the national champion. Don’t miss the experience and excitement of this single-elimination tournament as it comes to Tulsa.
BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave. Tickets range from $150-$300. Game times will be announced March 12. ncaa.com/tickets/basketball-men/d1
1 Dropkick Murphys plays Celtic punk rock at Cain’s Ballroom to kick off the month that celebrates Ireland’s most notorious saint.
1-4 Push your limits and experience thought-provoking, exploratory performances at the New Genre Arts Festival at Living Arts and the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
3 Browse galleries, museums and studios at the Brady Arts District’s First Friday Art Crawl.
3-12 Theatre Tulsa brings the demon barber of Fleet Street “Sweeney Todd” to wreak havoc and seek vengeance at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
6 Rock ‘n’ Roll royalty Stevie Nicks calls all of Tulsa’s gypsy souls to the BOK Center for a performance on her 24 Karat Gold Tour.
7 The BOK Center hosts Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Green Day to perform the band’s new album “Revolution Radio.”
8 BookSmart Tulsa presents an evening with the No. 1 New York Times Best-selling Chris Cleave, author of “Little Bee” and “Everything Brave is Forgiven,” at the Central Library downtown.
9-12 The Greater Tulsa Home and Garden Show comes to the River Spirit Expo at Expo Square to help you check off to-dos on that home-improvement list.
10 American rock band ZZ Top makes an appearance at the River Spirit Event Center for an evening of blues and rock to soothe the soul.
11 The BOK Center presents country music star Miranda Lambert with special guests Old Dominion and Aubrie Sellers.
Tulsa Symphony presents “Route 66: A Trip Down Memory Road” at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a perfectly tuned tribute to the main street of America.
Wear your green and run for a cause at the 35th annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K at Brookside on Peoria; proceeds benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma and Tulsa Running Club.
14-19 Celebrity Attractions presents “Motown the Musical” at Tulsa’s Performing Art Center for an evening of classic hits.
17 Head downtown to Arnie’s, Woody’s and McNellie’s for good beer and great times at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in the Blue Dome District.
The multi-artist celebration Experience Hendrix stops at The Joint to perform and pay homage to musical genius Jimi Hendrix.
18-19 Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and the gang of Sesame Street Live! make music downtown at the Cox Business Center.
24-26 Experience the spell-breaking beauty of Tulsa Ballet’s “Swan Lake” at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
25 The black-tie fundraising event Carnivale Tribalé, benefiting Mental Health Association Oklahoma, offers a lavish evening of fine dining, dancing and surprises at the Cox Business Center.