Agenda: September 2016
September's can't-miss events
Picture this: Summer has drawn to an end, and the first fall breezes are wafting scents of crisp leaves, cinnamon and … cow manure? Well, of course! After all, the Tulsa State Fair is about more than fried foods and Ferris wheels.
Luckily you can have your funnel cake and eat it, too, at the Oklahoma State Picking and Fiddling Championships, the Purtiest Cow Contest, Disney on Ice and other entertaining, educational events.
Expo Square Fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st St. Adult admission is $10, Friday-Sunday, and $8, Monday-Thursday. Tickets are $6 for military personnel, seniors and youth ages 5-12. Visit www.tulsastatefair.com.
2-4 The POSTOAK Wine & Jazz Festival has expanded to add a Wine & Jazz Dinner, a Champagne Jazz Brunch and a pop-up art gallery.
3 Check out the University of Tulsa’s season opener versus San Jose State at H.A. Chapman Stadium.
4 Henryetta hosts one of the largest annual Labor Day celebrations in the state with a rodeo, parade, concerts, car show and fireworks.
5 Tulsa’s resurrected Labor Day tradition, the Great Raft Race, rides again on the Arkansas River.
8-11 The Mother Road Revival Weekend kicks off with a film series at Circle Cinema, just steps from Route 66.
8-11 Four days of funny: The Blue Whale Comedy Festival comes to various Tulsa venues.
9 The “I Love the ’90s” tour stops at the BOK Center, featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, All-4-One and more.
9-10 Go back in time one more decade. The “Streets Gone Wild” ’80s glam band lineup hits the Blue Dome District.
10 Consider welcoming a bird into the family at the Oklahoma Avicultural Society’s Exotic Bird Fair at Tulsa Expo Square.
10-11 Called the toy of the century, LEGOs will be celebrated at the BrickUniverse LEGO convention at the Cox Convention Center.
10-17 The Tulsa Greek Festival hosts the first Toga Run, along with Greek cuisine, music and culture.
13-18 Disney’s hit musical “Newsies” will get your feet tapping at the Tulsa PAC.
14-18 Runway Tulsa hosts multiple fashion events across the city.
16-18 Bagpipes, whisky and muscles can only mean one thing: Tulsa Scotfest at the Tulsa River West Festival Park.
23-25 XPO Game Festival at the Cox Business Center is the ultimate event for gaming fans and industry leaders.
24 Join thousands to support breast cancer awareness and treatment at the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at ONEOK Field.
24-25 Have a home project or remodel in mind? Get some ideas at the Home Builders Association Home Remodeling Showcase.
29 The 2016 Tulsa State Fair presents 11 days of photo-worthy attractions. Through Oct 9.