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A very late happy new year to you, friends! This is Ken from OakTree Staffing & Training to present a new version of the same podcast you know — only slightly modified. Yes, Weekend Plans in Tulsa & OKC is now Weekend Plans in Tulsa. In the new year, we decided to drill down on our home city and bring you more great Tulsa events in less time. If you’re an Oklahoma City native, this is your invitation to pick up that torch and we’d to hear it. As for us, we’re sticking with what we know and that’s Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Before we shove off, I just want to let you know who’s to blame for this podcast and that would be OakTree Staffing & Training right here in the 918. If you’re on the lookout for a new job or your current gig is starting to make you itch, the friendly career professionals at OakTree provide the foot-in-the-door you need to find a career that’s more up your alley. On the other side of the coin and the office, OakTree is also a Microsoft Certified Learning Partner, which is just fancy talk for “if your company is a Microsoft customer, there’s a good chance we can provide Microsoft training for your team on Microsoft’s dime.” To find out more about how OakTree Staffing & Training can help you thrive, head on over to https://www.oaktreestaffing.com/

Ok, let’s start in on the reason you came here: Tulsa Weekend Events.
– For events running all weekend long, Tulsa Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice biographical musical “Evita” about Argentina political figure Eva Peron. Shows will run starting Friday till Sunday with more information at http://www.tulsapac.com. As always, all links to these events can be found on the corresponding blog post at oaktreestaffing.com/blog.
– If you haven’t caught it yet, this is one of the last weekends to catch the Lantern Light Festival, which will run through Sunday. Come see the wide variety of hand-made lanterns at the River West Festival Park. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/lanternlightfestival.
– If you’re in the mood for a little excitement (and I mean that literally), the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals will be running this entire weekend at the Tulsa Expo Square’s River Spirit Expo. For more information on the little cars zipping around the track, head over to https://www.chilibowl.com/
– Down at the BOK Events Center, our Tulsa Oilers will be facing off against the Allen Americans on Friday and Saturday night. Find out when the puck drops at https://tulsaoilers.com/
– You can add a little excitement to your Saturday morning run with this weekend’s Runway Run 5K. Yep, that’s right — you’re running along the runway at the Tulsa International Airport. That sounds kind of crazy to me, but if that’s your thing, you can learn more about it at http://www.tulsaairandspacemuseum.org/runway-run-5k/ All runners will be granted free admission to the Tulsa Air & Space Museum as well, so make a day of it!
– For Brides-To-Be or just people that are super into weddings for some reason, this Saturday is the Oklahoma Wedding Show at the Tulsa Expo Square. This is your chance to plan a wedding in a day and you can learn all about it at http://okmag.com/weddingshow/
– On Saturday at the Cox Business Center, the National Cheerleaders Association and the National Dancers Association will be presenting their annual Oklahoma competition. For additional information, visit https://nca.varsity.com/Oklahoma-Classic

Let’s jump into some great music happening all weekend long in Tulsa starting on
Thursday – Jan 11th
– The Soup Kitchen w/Dane Arnold at the Colony
– Mike Dillon’s New Orleans Pocket Percussion featuring Jim Loughlin of Moe at The Shrine
– Smoochie Wallus at Lefty’s
– Paul Benjamin at Mercury Lounge
Friday – Jan 12th
– Dirtfoot at Blackbird On Pearl
– Ben Kilgore at the Vanguard
– Jared Tyler Band at Mercury Lounge
Saturday – Jan 13th:
– Saganomics at The Yeti
– Smokey & The Mirror w/ Nature & Madness at the Colony
– Uncle Lucius at Cain’s Ballroom
– Pilgrim at Mercury Lounge
Sunday- Jan 14th
– Bumpin Uglies at The Blackbird
– John Hiatt at the Brady Theater
– Brandon Clark at Mercury Lounge
– Paul Benjamin’s Sunday Nite Thing at the Colony

There you have it — all you need to make Weekend Plan in Tulsa provided by your friends at OakTree Staffing & Training. I’ll save you the full spiel again and just let you know that you can learn more and say “Hey, what is it you guys do again?” at https://www.oaktreestaffing.com/
Until next time, I’m Ken Lane and I hope you have a fantastic weekend.

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