Welcome everyone once again to another episode of Weekend Plans in Tulsa — a gather sticks for a bonfire lengthed podcast from your friends at OakTree Staffing & Training in Tulsa, OK. In this episode, we will be discussing events happening June 1st through the 3rd, 2018.
Before we hop into the events, I also wanted to remind you that a full transcript of this podcast can be found at our website — http://oaktreestaffing.com/blog. There you can also see what jobs we have available as well as read helpful articles on how to tackle your next job hunt or job interview. Again, that main site is http://oaktreestaffing.com.
For your weekend weather forecast for Tulsa, OK, Friday is going to heat up with a high of 98 and sunny conditions with it breaking into the triple digits on this sunny Saturday with a high of 101 during the day, but a low of 70. Sunday will be partly cloudy outside with a high of 91.
Yay, it’s time for events! Let’s start with events happening all weekend long.
If you feel like you were born during the wrong period in history, the Oklahoma Renaissance Fair’s last run for the year ends this weekend. Come down to the Castle in Muskogee, Oklahoma and jump into a medieval world. For more information, head over to http://okcastle.com
Also taking place all weekend is the Tulsa Pride Festival in the East Village. A parade will start and conclude at Guthrie Green. Learn about all of the festivities at http://okeq.org
For all of you thimble-heads out there, even though I don’t think that’s a real expression, this weekend is the Quilt Tulsa’s Annual Quilting Show brought to you by the Green Country Quilters Guild at the Expo Square River Spirit Expo Center. Get all of the details at http://www.greencountryquiltersguild.com/
Also going down at Expo Square, but at the Exchange Center is the Gem Faire. This weekend-long faire is one of the largest traveling jewelry and bead shows in the country. Learn how to get your gem and bead on at http://gemfaire.com
If you’re in the mood for some good old fashioned baseball, your Tulsa Drillers will take the field against the Corpus Christi Hooks all weekend long at ONEOK Stadium. Games on Friday and Saturday will be at 7:05pm with a game on Sunday at 1:05pm Get the full scoop at http://tulsadrillers.com/
Because this Friday is June 1st, that means it’s time once again for the First Friday Art Crawl in the Tulsa Arts District at 6pm. Come down for live performances, visual arts creations, amazing food, and a myriad of other artistic works on display. Learn what to expect at thetulsaartsdistrict.org.
On Saturday, round up the kids and come celebrate the birthday of TulsaKids Magazine with the TulsaKids Birthday Bash & Kickoff to Summer at Guthrie Green at 2-5pm. Events include a soccer zone, kids yoga, a scavenger hunt, a superhero photo booth, face painting, birthday cake, food trucks and much more learn all about it at www.tulsakids.com/birthdaybash.
For music, we have a few weekend-long music festivals happening in the Tulsa area.
First off is the World Culture Music Festival taking place at the Yeti and the Soundpony. Enjoy a variety of amazing local hip-hop artists and musicians of various genres. For a full artist listing and show schedule, visit wcmfestival.com.
About 30-minutes outside of town in Skiatook is the 14th Annual Tallgrass Music Festival. This year brings about greats such as The Cleverly Trio, Special Consensus, The Baker Family, and many others. For a full lineup and ticket information, head on over to http://tallgrassmusicfestival.com
For some great live music taking place in Tulsa all weekend, starting on Friday, enjoy:
Friday, June 1
– George Strait at the BOK
– Ryan Browning Happy Hour at the Colony
– Prophets and Outlaws at the Mercury Lounge
– Dean DeMerritt and Sean Al-Jibouri at the Bistro at Seville
– Taddy Porter at the Shrine
– Through Being Cool at the Vanguard
– REO Speedwagon at River Spirit Casino
– Dwight Twilley Birthday Bash at Soul City
Saturday, June 2
– Snobug at the Colony
– Ray Bonneville at the Woody Guthrie Center
– Amy Lavere and Will Sexton at the Vanguard
– Charley Crockett at the Mercury Lounge
– Brian Hughes at George’s Pub in Jenks, OK
– George Strait at the BOK
Sunday June 3rd
– MISSIO and Blackillac at Cain’s Ballroom
– Dustin Pittsley & Friends Gospel Brunch at Soul City
– Brandon Clark at Mercury Lounge
– Paul Benjaman’s Sunday Nite Thing at the Colony
That about does it for this episode of Weekend Plans in Tulsa from OakTree Staffing & Training in Tulsa, OK. Don’t forget that a full transcript of all these events can be found at http://oaktreestaffing.com/blog.
I may or may not be making an episode for next weekend because my wife is due with our first child this Sunday, so you know what I’ll be up to — yep: diaper duty.
Until next time, I’m Ken Lane and I hope you have an unbelievable weekend.