Agenda: May 2014
May's can't-miss events
Art for the masses 05/15-18
The 42nd annual Tulsa International Mayfest features live music, art galleries, food and more. The festival is 11 a.m.-11 p.m., May 15-18, closing at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. Mayfest is located in downtown Tulsa, on South Main Street from East Third to Sixth streets. Visit www.tulsamayfest.org.
Rooser Days 5/9-11
The “Oldest Continuously Running Festival in Oklahoma” is returning to Broken Arrow from May 9-11.
The 84th annual Rooster Days Festival will include a full lineup of family events, featuring the traditional Rooster Days parade, the Rooster Egg Hunt, the Miss Rooster Days Chick Contest, the Rooster Days 5K run/walk and 1-mile ATEM Cash Dash, live music and more. Attendees also can shop the Rooster Days Market Place and spend time at the many family-friendly activities and shows.
The festival is 5-11 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday; and noon-6 p.m., Sunday, at Central Park, 1500 S. Main St., Broken Arrow. One-day passes are $25; mega ride passes are $45. Visit www.roosterdays.com or call the Broken Arrow Chamber at 918-251-1518.
NCAA Women’s Division I Golf Championship 5/20-23
The NCAA Women’s Division I Golf Championship is bringing the biggest event in women’s collegiate golf back to Tulsa. The tournament was last hosted here in 1999, when Duke narrowly defeated Arizona State for the national title.
Tulsans can enjoy four days of non-stop action while 26 teams from across the country compete for the championship. As of press time, Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma are currently high enough in the ranking to be eligible to compete.
Hosted by the Tulsa Sports Commission, this anticipated event is May 20-23 at the Tulsa Country Club, 701 N. Union Ave. Spectators can attend this event with a $10 one-day pass or a $30 all-championship pass. Visit www.ncaa.com/tickets.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey 5/31-6/1
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will bring “The Greatest Show on Earth” to Tulsa with their circus spectacle called “LEGENDS.”
The circus will include feats of strength, clown escapades, animal performances and high-wire acts. Ticketholders can learn circus tricks and meet the show’s performers in the All-access Pre-show one hour before show time. With an additional fee, families also can join the circus team for the VIP Ringmaster Zone, including a chance to walk down the Ringling Red Carpet with the circus’ stars.
The show visits Tulsa from 3-7 p.m., May 31, and 1:30-5:30 p.m., June 1, at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave. Tickets start at $20 and are available at www.bokcenter.com, the Arby’s Box Office at the BOK Center or by calling 1-866-7-BOKCTR. Visit www.ringling.com.