Charitable Events: December 2018

Green Leaf Gala Event Co-chairs Christen Webb and Kathy Vancuren

Editor’s note: TulsaPeople is a sponsor of the highlighted events

December 1

Carols and Crumpets 

Free admission. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Avenue.Carols and Crumpets is an Herbal craft fair that signals the Christmas season is here. Always held the first Saturday in December at the Tulsa Garden Center, you can get your Christmas shopping and decorating done with the beautiful hand crafted items and fresh greenery. Benefits Tulsa Herb Society.

Darnaby Arts and Crafts Show 

Free admission, individual tickets. UMAC, 68th and Mingo Rd. The annual Darnaby Arts and Crafts Show has been a mainstay in the Tulsa community for over three decades.  With over 150 venders, it is one of the most successful and long standing shows in the area. Skilled artists and craftsmen return each year featuring unique, handmade items that are sure to please everyone.  This event is a "must attend" for all of your holiday needs! Dress code: Casual. Benefits Darnaby PTA. Contact Teri Shaffer at Visit

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Children’s Holiday Party 

Benefits Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access.

Presidential Poetry

Benefits the MUSED. organization.



December 2

Cascia Christmas Walk 

$15-$20, tickets. Cascia Hall Preparatory School, 2520 S. Yorktown Ave. Mark your calendar for the 36th annual Cascia Christmas Home Tour and Boutique, which celebrates the season while also raising funds for important student programs, tuition assistance and facility improvements. The event, held on Dec. 2 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., will showcase four midtown homes, beautifully decorated for the Holidays, a boutique featuring more than 50 vendors, a Santa Brunch and Bistro, and entertainment by Cascia students. Benefits Cascia Hall Preparatory School. Tickets for the Home Tour and Santa Brunch may be purchased online at


December 4

Salvation Army Christmas Luncheon and Fashion Show: "Holly Jolly Christmas"

Benefits Salvation Army.


December 6

Black Tie Masquerade

Benefits Improving Lives 501(c)3.


December 7 

Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award

6:30-10 p.m. Dress code: Black Tie.

Benefits Tulsa Library Trust.


December 7-8

Wild at Art 

Benefits Wing It.


December 7-9

"Oh What Fun!" Holiday Market 

9 a.m.-5 p.m. $5, individual tickets; $250-$10,000, sponsorships. Union Multipurpose Activity Center, 6836 South Mingo Road. Holiday Market is a three-day, one-stop holiday shopping extravaganza featuring unique merchandise from more than 100 carefully selected vendors from Oklahoma and across the country. Shop for clothing, gourmet foods, gifts, children’s items, jewelry and more during the market – we promise you’ll find everything you need and more! Holiday Market raises funds to support the mission of the Junior League of Tulsa. Proceeds from Holiday Market go to fund our community projects that work to end the cycle of poverty in women and children of Tulsa. Dress code: Casual. Benefits Junior League of Tulsa. Contact Amy Brown at or 918-663-6100. Visit


December 8

Jingle Bell Run

Benefits Tulsa Arthritis Foundation.


December 9

December ABATE Toys for Tots Motorcycle Run 

Benefits Toys for Tots.


December 11

Advocacy Awards and Volunteer Recognition 

6-8 p.m. TBA, individual tickets; TBA, sponsorships. The awards recognize individuals and organizations who have provided outstanding service and advocacy for Oklahomans with developmental disabilities. The event will include a silent auction. Sponsorships are available. Dress code: Business Casual. Benefits TARC. Contact Craig Thompson at or 918-582-8272. Visit


December 14

A Christmas Cabaret

Benefits Trinity Episcopal Church.


December 15

Falalala Ball

Benefits Oklahomans for Equality.


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