Hello, friends and welcome to another edition of Weekend Plans in Tulsa – your commute-length, dishwasher-loading length, sweep-the-floor-length update on interesting and exciting stuff to do every weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This episode will be covering the weekend of March 8th through the 11th, 2018.
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Ok, on with the reason you’re actually listening — to make Weekend Plans in Tulsa! Just a reminder that we have a full transcript of this show along with links to events on our website at https://www.oaktreestaffing.com/blog for you to peruse.
Starting with some events running all weekend long, you and the family won’t want to miss Finding Neverland. This musical based on the Oscar-winning film by the same name tells the story of the playwright of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie and the real-life inspiration for his marvelous work. This play is running now through March 11th at the Tulsa PAC Chapman Music Hall. To learn more or get your tickets, visit http://tulsapac.com/
Running Saturday through March 18th will be Into The Woods – the classic fairy tale musical by Stephen Sondheim, with performances taking place at the Tulsa PAC John H Williams Theatre. For times and ticket information, log on on to http://tulsapac.com/
On Thursday, flex your brain cells while simultaneously killing them with Think & Drink at Heirloom Rustic Ales. The STEMcell Science Shop hosts this ongoing series that will feature a noted special guest who will present on their work in the areas of science. For this month, enjoy paleontologists Dr. Haley D. O’Brien and Dr. Paul Gignac who will speak on their digs in the deserts of Madagascar and the East African Rift Valley. The talk begins at 6pm with more information at http://stemcelltulsa.com
On Friday, get your tickets for this while you can because the last one sold out: Fridays in the Loft Chamber Music Series. This Friday is Beethoven and Ewazen. This is TSO Chamber Series will be the last one of the season, featuring Eric Ewazen’s Trio For Trumpet, Violin and Piano. This performance will take place at Fly Loft at 117 N Boston. Visit http://tulsasymphony.org
Do you like the idea of a pub crawl, but you’re not so much into the alcoholic part of the crawl? Well, get your guts ready for the Caffeine Crawl happening this Friday. Get a taste of some of Tulsa’s most acclaimed coffee shops including Chimera, Cirque, DoubleShot, Dwelling Spaces, Fair Fellow, Foolish Things, and my favorite, Topeca. The cost is $30 — which is not a lot of dough for a whole lot of joe. Learn more at http://caffeinecrawl.com
Also this Friday is the season opening of the Admiral Twin Drive-In! Recreate your own Outsiders scene at showing of A Wrinkle In Time, Black Panther, Peter Rabbit and Jumaji. Visit http://admiraltwindrivein.com for movie times.
Also this Friday night is the Silent Disco House Party at the Philbrook Museum of Art. The music is piped in solely by headphones, which means the neighbors won’t be calling the cops or anything. It’s also kind of fun to take off the headphones and observe a completely silent dance floor of people. Visit http://philbrook.org to learn about how to boogie in silence.
This Saturday, don’t miss a taste of history as the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture host a guided tour of Main Street, examining how it has changed from it’s cow-town days. The tour takes place at the Philcade Building with times and additional info at http://tulsaarchitecture.org
Getting ready for the baseball season on Saturday is Drillersfest ONEOK Field. Put your batting skills to the test or take a behind-the-scenes tour of the downtown ballpark. This will also be the first time fans can buy tickets for the upcoming season that kicks off in April. For more info, visit http://tulsadrillers.com
– Glow Tulsa at the Yeti
– Ryan McLaughlin at the Hunt Club
– Paul Benjaman at the Mercury Lounge
– The Captains Son at Soundpony
– The Soup Kitchen with Dane Arnold at the Colony
– The Vintage Wildflowers at the Lorton Performance Center
– AMA, Candy Fly and Ramona & The Phantoms at Spinster Records
– The Percolators at Lefty’s On Greenwood
– The Begonias at Soul City
– Johnny Mathis at River Spirit Casino
– Kalyn Fae and Matt McNeal at the Colony
– Hosty at The Hunt Club
– Mystery Blood, the Dull Drums and Acid Queen at Soundpony
– The Stylees at Mercury Lounge
– KALO at Soul City
– Ben Neikirk Band at The Hunt Club
– Alan Doyle at Lot No. 6
– Josh Abbott Band and Roger Creager at Cain’s Ballroom
– The Schwag at the Shrine
– Mike McClure and Dylan Stewart at The Colony
– Faye Moffett at Lefty’s On Greenwood
– Lloyd McCarter & The Honky Tonk Revival at Mercury Lounge
– Jeff Graham and Juvenation with Brian Parton and Soul Suferos at Blackbird on Pearl
– White Mystery, Boy Toy, Tight Rope, and Cucumber and the Suntans at Mercury Lounge
– The Preslar Monthly Music Showcase at The Hunt Club
– Flogging Molly at Cain’s Ballroom
– Mike Cameron Collective at East Village Bohemian Pizzeria
– Sean Al-Jibouri, Dean DeMerritt and Sarah Maud at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
– Paul Benjaman’s Sunday Nite Thing at the Colony
That about does it for this week’s edition of Weekend Plans in Tulsa brought to you by OakTree Staffing & Training in Tulsa, OK. For a full transcript of this episode along with links, just head over to https://www.oaktreestaffing.com/blog and find this `week’s episode — it should be pretty easy to find. If you have any events you’d like to tell us about, do so on any of our social media pages. Don’t forget to subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or a preferred podcast player of your choice!
Until next week, my name is Ken and I hope you have a fantabulous weekend!