You know his work — now meet George Day

At 83, architect George Day is in the twilight of his career, but his latest projects are some of his most iconic.



George Day

George E. Day Jr. is the man behind some of Tulsa’s most familiar structures, yet most Tulsans have never heard of him.

Talking to the architect and professional engineer, one gets the feeling this is — true to Day’s practice — by design. “I don’t like doing this type of thing,” he says repeatedly, referring to self-promotion.

According to Day, most architects have huge egos. He would know, having spent most of his 58-year career managing them at firms from Enid to Tulsa. Day, who doesn’t even keep a résumé, seems to be the exception.

Still at it: Meet 4 other Tulsans who don't let age slow them down at work.

You don't know his name, but you've seen his work.

However, when Tulsans attend a luncheon at the downtown DoubleTree Hotel or drive down I-44, past the glass high-rise between South Sheridan Road and South Yale Avenue, they are seeing the fruits of Day’s labor. He and his colleagues designed both buildings and a score of other facilities, including the Union High School football stadium, the first in the state to use artificial turf.

Brookside’s Stonehorse Shopping Center — formerly the Consortium and now part of Center 1 — is one of Day’s favorite design projects. Completed in 1980, the center arguably resurrected the area and guided it to become the retail and dining destination it is today.

75 years of Brookside history

Now 83, Day is still working, though at a slower pace, and still flying largely under the radar. For most of his career, when others might have taken a moment to bask in their success, he was onto the next project. Make that multiple projects — up to 22 at one time.

These days, he takes on just one project at a time. But ask Day how old he feels, and he’ll say 50. The figure has more weight when he pulls out his diagram demonstrating “Day’s Theory”: his idea that, to work at maximum capacity, intellect and education must be supported by a variety of quality experience. “I’ve worked with a lot of intelligent idiots,” he jokes.

On the chart, intellect and education intersect with quality experience around age 50. In other words, Day still considers himself at the top of his game.

Meet another long-time Tulsa architect, Wally Wozencraft.

Heartbreak leads the way to a new career path

Day would not be an architect had he not suffered a college baseball injury that hurt his shoulder and broke his heart. The Oklahoma City native came to Oklahoma A&M — now Oklahoma State University — on a full baseball scholarship and accompanied the Aggies’ to the 1954 College World Series. The team went to the series the following year, too, but by that time an over-pitched arm had forced Day to leave the sport. “I cried for a year,” he says.

Day’s new wife, Shirley, had a job in Oklahoma City, so Day transferred to the University of Oklahoma in Norman. He planned to continue the engineering degree he’d started at A&M, but he also became fascinated with architecture. “I started hanging around the architecture school because I was poor and didn’t have a car,” Day says. “It was love at first sight.”

Influence from Bruce Goff

Contributing to Day’s love affair with design was the then-dean of the OU School of Architecture: the famed architect Bruce Goff, who had himself been a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. Day calls Goff “an inspiring instructor … the greatest teacher around.” In a total of seven years, Day earned degrees in both engineering and architecture — a rare and challenging combination that would set him on a path to designing and building (often for the same project) various types of structures all over the state.

Architect Jack Arnold's natural habitat

A stint in the army, and a place at the firm

The Days then moved to Enid, where George completed six months of active duty with the U.S. Army and transferred to the Army National Guard before joining an architecture firm where he soon became a partner. Twelve years later, in 1972, when citizens failed to pass a bond issue for capital improvements that would have improved the city and given his firm work for years to come, Day left Enid for Tulsa.

The Days come to Tulsa

Before joining BSW International, the Tulsa-based design firm specializing in restaurants, retail and lodging, Day spearheaded projects like developing the land that would later house the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. After nine years with BSW, he retired as company president in 1997. Since then, Day’s numerous housing developments have included Saddleback and the Lakes at Indian Springs in Broken Arrow, Crown Pointe at East 96th Street and South Harvard Avenue, and Spunky Creek in Catoosa.

An old-school engineer and architect

In recent years, Day — who still draws designs by hand and hires other architects to transfer his work to the computer — has worked on a few projects for the Tulsa Pipeliners Union 798, such as serving as construction and project manager for its training center at East 51st Street and South Memorial Road. He also was the architect for the renovations to the union’s benefits building.

Day acknowledges a “prideful feeling” when he drives by a structure he designed or built. But how does he measure success? Client satisfaction.

Back at the ranch, George Day built a family — and a personal zoo?

While Day was at the drafting table, making deals and visiting construction sites, Shirley cared for the couple’s three children. Their daughter is now an attorney on the East Coast, and their youngest son owns a wealth management firm in Tulsa. Their eldest son died from cancer in 2004.

Over their 63-year marriage, the Days have raised not only children, but also a menagerie of exotic and native animals on their rural property in Wagoner County. Called Sand Hill Wildlife Foundation, the sanctuary was, in its heyday, home to 200 animals of 15 species.

The couple was loaned a pair of Banteng — wild cattle from the tropical rainforests of southeast Asia — and Shirley says their herd of zebras, which grazed openly in a fenced pasture, astounded the staff of the Tulsa Zoo because they would come into the barn on cold days.

For several years, they bred ostriches and emus, selling their last birds just before the “emu crash” of the mid-’90s. At one point, “We could get $3,500 for a 6-week-old chick,” Shirley says. That was back when optimistic investors thought demand for ostrich and emu meat would eat into the chicken and beef market. When the exotic bird bubble burst, Day says farmers who could once get $20,000 per adult bird couldn’t get $5 for one.

Though he enjoyed the sanctuary days, George says, “I did the animals for Shirley,” a lifelong animal lover who once carried a baby wallaby to a black-tie event. Eventually the animals became too much work and were sold or given to other sanctuaries.

Now the Days “only” have six dogs, two cats and a large group of white-tailed deer that they feed from the yard of their home, which George Day, naturally, designed and built himself.

oyner, George Day and Rusty Patton stand outside Joyner’s home. Patton’s residence, “The Brooksider,” can be seen in the background. Day designed and built both homes.

Trust and risk: The Gallery House and The Brooksider

Day’s most recent project, completed this past fall, is the home of retired federal judge Sam Joyner. Day designed and built the stunning contemporary home, which is a stone’s throw from Center 1. Its crowning feature is an interior ramp from the first to second floors. Reminiscent of the Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the ramp surrounds the open floor plan and is a progressive gallery space for Joyner’s award-winning black-and-white photography. Fittingly, Day named the home “Gallery House.”

“Gallery House” was built to showcase owner Sam Joyner’s photography and art.

Directly behind Joyner’s home is its inspiration, a residence known as “The Brooksider.” Its owner, Rusty Patton, has been Day’s attorney since 1976. In the ’90s, Patton had the foresight to buy up several empty lots just east of Stonehorse Shopping Center, which he felt was improving the area.

Around 2012, Patton hired Day to design and build his dream home on one of the lots, which was by then prime real estate. Completed in 2015, it is a modern three-story masterpiece that showcases Day’s precision and intentionality. “I told George what I wanted functionally, and he interpreted it,” Patton says. “There were only a handful of things I questioned, and then we made a decision together.”

Tulsa's 25 Most Notable Homes

A single piece of 8-inch-thick, unfinished concrete vertically anchors the home from ground to third floor. Wrapping around the pre-cast concrete behemoth, the staircase begins with a thick slice of glossy pecan from a tree on the property that was lost to the 2007 ice storm. Day finished the wood himself. “Floating” glass treads and a glass landing make stair-steppers feel they are walking on air.

Patton walks from room to room, pointing out what he calls “Georgeisms”: consistent details Day carried throughout the entire house, from the window layout to paint colors to the rounded corners of walls.

Luxury comes home: Local designers and architects have created these sublime kitchens and bathrooms.

“Architecture is worth the risk.”

After Patton’s home was completed, Joyner purchased the lot behind The Brooksider. Impressed by the home, Joyner asked Day to design and build his home, too. “Instead of interviewing George, he interviewed me,” Joyner says of that first meeting with Day. “He explained that we were about to embark on a creative journey together.”

Though the homes share a back fence and have many similar details, “They are totally based on the needs of their owners,” Day explains. “The two houses are like brothers, not twins.”

Day has built hundreds of homes in his career, but his own home, Gallery House and The Brooksider are the only three he also has designed. He says residential design can be extremely challenging for architects because it is so personal to the homeowners. It’s a process that requires great trust.

“Most people retreat for safety,” Day says. “Ninety-nine-point-nine percent of everything built is ugly because it is safe. It’s because people don’t have confidence and the patience to take a risk like Rusty and Sam did.”

That Patton and Joyner would trust Day at his age is not lost on him. But the homeowners say they would do it all again.

On the wall in Joyner’s entryway is a plaque with a George Day quote: “Architecture is worth the risk.”

It’s another theory Day has tested and proven.

 

More images of Gallery House:

The library at Gallery House

The iconic ramps and the library at Gallery House.

Reminiscent of the Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the ramp surrounds the open floor plan and is a progressive gallery space for Joyner’s award-winning black-and-white photography. Fittingly, Day named the home “Gallery House.”

Rounded corners and sleek modernism are hallmarks of Day's most recent projects.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »You Might Like

Fireproof: Molly and Tyler Thrasher

A young Tulsa couple’s love and creativity are tested after a devastating house fire.

2 roller derby teams join up for competitive edge

Members of the Roughneck Roller Derby and Tulsa County Roller Derby leagues form the Tulsa Elite team.

5 useful tips for first-time container gardeners

Container gardening is popular for many reasons. Find out if this convenient approach is right for you.
Edit Module

Add your comment:
21c

 

Get the best in arts, entertainment and more straight to your inbox.

Join our email list

Edit ModuleShow Tags

February 2019

Winter's Grace Publishing, of northeast Oklahoma, is holding its inaugural Dead of Winter Flash Fiction Contest. It opened January 1 and it closes February 28. It's open to all creative writers...

Cost: $15 per story

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Winter's Grace Publishing
Telephone: 918-852-6311
Contact Name: C.D. Smart
Website »

More information

For decades social change activists have said, “If you want peace, work for justice.” But we also know that that working for justice evokes conflict. Working with conflict is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Peace Academy
4620 S Irvington Ave
Tulsa, OK  74135
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice
Telephone: 918-583-1361
Contact Name: Sandi Cox
Website »

More information

Clark Youth Theatre announces performances of As You Like It by William Shakespeare on February 1-2 and February 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. and February 3 and February 10 at 2 p.m. at the Henthorne...

Cost: $10-$13

Where:
Clark Youth Theatre - Henthorne PAC
4825 S. Quaker Ave
Tulsa, OK  74105
View map »


Sponsor: Clark Youth Theatre, Incorporated
Telephone: 918-746-5065
Contact Name: Tammy Slack
Website »

More information

Clark Youth Theatre announces performances of As You Like It by William Shakespeare on February 1-2 and February 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. and February 3 and February 10 at 2 p.m. at the Henthorne...

Cost: $10-$13

Where:
Clark Youth Theatre - Henthorne PAC
4825 S. Quaker Ave
Tulsa, OK  74105
View map »


Sponsor: Clark Youth Theatre, Incorporated
Telephone: 918-746-5065
Contact Name: Tammy Slack
Website »

More information

BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]” Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or Call our Box Office 918-258-0077...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
View map »


Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
Website »

More information

Cost: $10.00

Where:
The Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK  74119
View map »


Telephone: 539-215-1239
Contact Name: LaShanta Lewis

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Think you can’t do something? Think again! All workshops are from 12 to 12:45 p.m. on Mondays in the Center for Creativity. All supplies provided. No workshop March 18.

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74135
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong
Website »

More information

Winter's Grace Publishing, of northeast Oklahoma, is holding its inaugural Dead of Winter Flash Fiction Contest. It opened January 1 and it closes February 28. It's open to all creative writers...

Cost: $15 per story

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Winter's Grace Publishing
Telephone: 918-852-6311
Contact Name: C.D. Smart
Website »

More information

Magi 4 Christ Campers meet each Monday at 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM. At 4241 S. 37th W. Ave., Tulsa, OK. 74107.  We are a Christian group of camping enthusiasts. We are family friendly. Meeting...

Cost: Donations only

Where:
Hope House
4241 S. 37th W. Ave.
South Door Activity Center
Tulsa, OK  74107
View map »


Sponsor: Magi 4 Christ Campers
Telephone: 918-906-0564
Contact Name: Dorothy Brown

More information

So You Want to Make a Movie? Learn how to take your movie idea from conception to reality through hands-on guidance. The goal is to create a short digital video to be submitted to a local film...

Cost: $375

Where:
Ahha Tulsa
101 E. Archer St.
Tulsa, OK  74103
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
Website »

More information

BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]” Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or Call our Box Office 918-258-0077...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
View map »


Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

A celebration of the 2018 Tulsa Area United Way campaign and the many individuals and organizations that made it a success.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa
Tulsa, OK  74103
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Area United Way
Telephone: 918-295-6601
Contact Name: Bonnie Rucker
Website »

More information

Winter's Grace Publishing, of northeast Oklahoma, is holding its inaugural Dead of Winter Flash Fiction Contest. It opened January 1 and it closes February 28. It's open to all creative writers...

Cost: $15 per story

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Winter's Grace Publishing
Telephone: 918-852-6311
Contact Name: C.D. Smart
Website »

More information

Theme Imitation Imitation is a form of flattery. Learn how writers mimic themes, voice and tone – with one-on-one mentoring - to create your own unique piece of poetry. Instructor: Clemonce...

Cost: $300

Where:
Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74106
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
Website »

More information

BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]” Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or Call our Box Office 918-258-0077...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
View map »


Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

TCC and the National Book Foundation present a panel of award winning authors from across the country who will discuss the importance of reading and writing as a means of exploring...

Cost: Free and open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74135
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong
Website »

More information

Winter's Grace Publishing, of northeast Oklahoma, is holding its inaugural Dead of Winter Flash Fiction Contest. It opened January 1 and it closes February 28. It's open to all creative writers...

Cost: $15 per story

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Winter's Grace Publishing
Telephone: 918-852-6311
Contact Name: C.D. Smart
Website »

More information

Enjoy lunch and a behind-the-scenes tour to learn how the Food Bank fights hunger in eastern Oklahoma by distributing the equivalent of 450,000 meals each week. You can help too. Food for...

Cost: No Cost

Where:
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
1304 N. Kenosha Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74106
View map »


Sponsor: Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-936-4551
Contact Name: Regan Leake
Website »

More information

This super special Galentine’s Day event will take place at the Mother Road Market, in their awesome classroom. Not only will we be making adorable unicorn ring holders (a foolproof project, with...

Cost: $30

Where:
Mother Road Market
1124 S LEWIS Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
View map »


Sponsor: Tiny Things by Bowen
Contact Name: Sarah Bowen
Website »

More information

Every Wednesday Live Event Trivia is at The Willows Family Ales - Show starts at 7 and is free to play! Movie scenes, Finish the Lyric, Classic Trivia, and more! The crew from T-Town Tacos will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Willows Family Ales
418 south peoria ave
tulsa, OK  74120
View map »


Sponsor: The Willows Family Ales
Telephone: (918) 895-6798
Contact Name: Julian Morgan
Website »

More information

BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]” Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or Call our Box Office 918-258-0077...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
View map »


Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Winter's Grace Publishing, of northeast Oklahoma, is holding its inaugural Dead of Winter Flash Fiction Contest. It opened January 1 and it closes February 28. It's open to all creative writers...

Cost: $15 per story

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Winter's Grace Publishing
Telephone: 918-852-6311
Contact Name: C.D. Smart
Website »

More information

Couples and singles are invited for a private happy hour with appetizers and drinks under the sea. Fall in love with the ocean by participating on an adult scavenger hunt that tours guests through...

Cost: $20

Where:
Oklahoma Aquarium
300 Aquarium Dr.
Jenks, OK  74037
View map »


Telephone: 918-528-1507
Contact Name: Liz Medrano
Website »

More information

Borrowed Forms Learn to craft content regardless of the format. Turn your mortgage payoff letter into a personal essay about purchasing a home or an orthodontist report transformed into an...

Cost: $225

Where:
Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74106
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
Website »

More information

BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]” Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or Call our Box Office 918-258-0077...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
View map »


Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Do you and your pup have "cabin fever"? Come out to the Botanic Garden during our "Dog Days of Winter" - Fridays and Saturdays during January and February only when four-legged...

Cost: Free for Garden members & their dogs. Admission + $4 per dog for non-members.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
Contact Name: Lori Hutson

More information

Two workshops will be provided on February 15th at the Brookside Library from 11:00-12:00 & 12:30-1:30 will be provided free of charge for caregivers who want to learn about special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookside Library
1207 E 45th Pl
Tulsa, OK  74105
View map »


Sponsor: Albert Schweitzer Fellowship & Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-925-2138
Contact Name: Sarah Young

More information

Two workshops will be provided on February 15th at the Brookside Library from 11:00-12:00 & 12:30-1:30 will be provided free of charge for caregivers who want to learn about special education,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookside Library
1207 E 45th Pl
Tulsa, OK  74105
View map »


Sponsor: Albert Schweitzer Fellowship & Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-925-2138
Contact Name: Sarah Young

More information

Winter's Grace Publishing, of northeast Oklahoma, is holding its inaugural Dead of Winter Flash Fiction Contest. It opened January 1 and it closes February 28. It's open to all creative writers...

Cost: $15 per story

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Winter's Grace Publishing
Telephone: 918-852-6311
Contact Name: C.D. Smart
Website »

More information

Two workshops will be provided on February 15th at the Brookside Library from 11:00-12:00 & 12:30-1:30 will be provided free of charge for caregivers who want to learn about special education,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookside Library
1207 E 45th Pl
Tulsa, OK  74105
View map »


Sponsor: Albert Schweitzer Fellowship & Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-925-2138
Contact Name: Sarah Young

More information

It's baseball time in Tulsa! Come and support the Golden Eagles on their road to the NCAA 2019 championship. All children ages 13 and under, accompanied by an adult, will be allowed in to all...

Cost: 7-14

Where:
J.L. JOHNSON STADIUM
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74137
View map »


Website »

More information

Solo performance. Originally from the OKC area, Adrienne Gilley is a vocalist, guitar player, songwriter. Drawing from co-writers and influential mentors and supporters in the Tulsa music scene,...

Cost: Tipping encouraged

Where:
The Colony
2809 S. Harvard
Tulsa, OK  74114
View map »


Website »

More information

Clark Youth Theatre Presents The Penguin Project ® Seussical Kids! Clark Youth Theatre announces the fourth annual production of The Penguin Project®. Students with disabilities will perform...

Cost: $13, adults; $10, students, seniors and military

Where:
Cascia Hall Preparatory School
2520 S. Yorktown Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74114
View map »


Sponsor: Clark Youth Theatre
Telephone: (918) 596-1412
Contact Name: Erin Scarberry
Website »

More information

BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]” Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or Call our Box Office 918-258-0077...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
View map »


Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
Website »

More information

Sunday in the Park with George follows painter Georges Seurat in the months leading up to the completion of his most famous painting, "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte." Consumed...

Cost: $25.00 for adults, $22.50 for students & seniors with ID

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


Sponsor: American Theatre Company
Telephone: (918) 747-9494
Contact Name: Meghan Hurley
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Do you and your pup have "cabin fever"? Come out to the Botanic Garden during our "Dog Days of Winter" - Fridays and Saturdays during January and February only when four-legged...

Cost: Free for Garden members & their dogs. Admission + $4 per dog for non-members.

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
Contact Name: Lori Hutson

More information

Pain Management Class Non-medical Treatments for Pain Non-medical treatments may be used to treat chronic pain, along with pain medicines. They might also be used alone for mild pain or...

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Where:
Glenpool Library
730 E. 141st Street
Glenpool, OK  74033
View map »


Sponsor: Success Skills
Telephone: 405-401-3519
Contact Name: Ron Watkins

More information

Winter's Grace Publishing, of northeast Oklahoma, is holding its inaugural Dead of Winter Flash Fiction Contest. It opened January 1 and it closes February 28. It's open to all creative writers...

Cost: $15 per story

Where:
, OK


Sponsor: Winter's Grace Publishing
Telephone: 918-852-6311
Contact Name: C.D. Smart
Website »

More information

It's baseball time in Tulsa! Come and support the Golden Eagles on their road to the NCAA 2019 championship. All children ages 13 and under, accompanied by an adult, will be allowed in to all...

Cost: 7-14

Where:
J.L. JOHNSON STADIUM
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74137
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Dinner Detective
Website »

More information

$120 per couple and $65 for single ticket; Saturday, February 16, 2019; Venue Mike Fretz Event Center; Advance reservations required!   Slip into your cocktail attire for a night of food, music,...

Cost: $120.00

Where:
Mike Fretz Event Center
11545 E 43rd St
Tulsa, OK  74146
View map »

More information

BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]” Tickets are on sale now at www.bacptheatre.com or Call our Box Office 918-258-0077...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
View map »


Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Sherry Hacker
Website »

More information

Beyond music and lyrics, an album bottles personal milestones, moments, and memories for the artist and the audience. When songs connect, those resonances only echo louder as each decade passes....

Cost: $50, $75, $100

Where:
Osage Casino
951 West 36th St N
Tulsa, OK
View map »

More information

Join us again for another evening of fun and laughter with Tulsa's Great Improvisational Comedy Show, “The Spontaniacs!”  Song, dance, and a whole lotta’ silly are...

Cost: $8.00

Where:
pH Community House
306 S Phoenix Ave
Tulsa, OK  74127
View map »


Sponsor: The Spontaniacs!
Telephone: 918-521-9345
Contact Name: Eric Peterson
Website »

More information

Sunday in the Park with George follows painter Georges Seurat in the months leading up to the completion of his most famous painting, "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte." Consumed...

Cost: $25.00 for adults, $22.50 for students & seniors with ID

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


Sponsor: American Theatre Company
Telephone: (918) 747-9494
Contact Name: Meghan Hurley
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...
Crystal Bridges
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

TULtalk


7 strategies to help you make the A-LIST

The competition is tough for small businesses on our annual readers' choice survey, but a few smart strategies can help you get ahead.

Comments

“Sunday in the Park” is no walk in the park

American Theatre Company prepares for the Oklahoma premiere of the very technically challenging “Sunday in the Park with George,” Feb. 15-24

Comments

2.3: Get that “Woo!” — Tom Basler

A conversation with dueling piano phenom Tom Basler about his many reinventions, both personal and professional.

Comments

February Charitable Events

How to support great causes at fun events in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Comments

From the editor: What I did for love

But as far as doing uncommon things for love, I’m actually in great company. Just look at our February issue.

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags

MoreMorgan Phillips

Perfect timing

A young couple finds love at a Tulsa clock shop, then carries on the legacy of its founders.

Living Building comes to north Tulsa

A regenerative building project called The Joinery is underway in the Brady Heights neighborhood.