Welcome once again to yet another episode of Weekend Plans in Tulsa — your french press-brew length podcast to help you plan your weekend, every weekend, in Tulsa, OK. I’d like to thank the kind people at Tulsa People Magazine for recommending Weekend Plans in one of their latest editions. Remember to tell your friends so you can start making plans.
Before we fire on all cylinders, I just wanted to let you know about the kind souls who make this show possible — OakTree Staffing & Training. If you’re looking to make your next career move with a great new job or possibly looking to get your team trained on the latest technologies, OakTree has your back. For more information on IT jobs and training from your Tulsa friends, visit https://www.oaktreestaffing.com/ and say hello!
The weather for this upcoming weekend is looking unseasonably cool, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be hot! Friday has a 40% chance of rain with a high of 93, Saturday will be partly cloudy with a high of 91 and Sunday will be partly cloudy with high of 88 degrees.
Let’s get started with events happening all weekend long!
If you’re looking for some indoor fun for the kids, the Cox Business Center is proud to present Jurrasic Quest Evolved — a dinosaur extravaganza that will make anyone want to become a paleontologist. The event includes fossil digs, walking dinosaurs, tours, crafts, games, and a whole lot more. Learn about the event at http://jurassicquest.com/tulsa
For some more indoor fun, but of the indigenous variety, the Intertribal Indian Club of Tulsa is proud to host the 41st Annual Pow Wow of Champions at the Mabee Center. Enjoy all things native as the tribes converge in South Tulsa. You can learn all about the fun at http://iicot.org
Downtown, see who can go 8 seconds or longer with the Professional Bull Riders event, Unleash The Beast the BOK Center. Some of the toughest riders will saddle up to see who will win the day all weekend long. Learn more at http://www.bokcenter.com/events/#!/pbr-unleash-beast/
This Friday evening, cat lovers will not want to miss the Internet Cat Video Festival at the Philbrook Gardens. Cat people will come together to enjoy a solid hour of the best cat videos the internet can offer. The fun starts at 6pm and is $8. Learn more at http://philbrook.org
Bright and early Saturday morning, round up the family and head to Oolagah, OK for the Annual Will Rogers/Wiley Post Fly-In at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch. You heard right — real airplanes will be making their landing at the ranch along with a classic car show everyone is sure to enjoy. Learn all about it http://willrogers.com
Did you ever want to be a ballerina growing up? I know I did! Well, now you can get a look behind the scenes of the Tulsa Ballet as they’re hosting an open house this Saturday from 9:30AM to 3pm. Watch ballet classes, rehearsals and performances at the Tulsa Ballet at 1212 E 45th Place. Learn about the open house at http://tulsaballet.org
If soccer is more your speed, this Saturday night, your Tulsa Roughnecks FC take the field at ONEOK Stadium against the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. Learn how to attend the game at http://www.roughnecksfc.com/
For live music all weekend long in Tulsa, starting on Friday, August 10th, enjoy:
– Basil Trio at Mercury Lounge
– Chris Lee Becker Album Release with Dylan Layton, Jared Tyler, and Kalyn Faye at the Woody Guthrie Center
– Count Tutu at the Colony
– My Brother and Me at the Soundpony
– Jarrod Turner at the Beehive Lounge
– Burn Tulsa w/Robert Hoefling, Rhizomorphic, Henry + The Invisibles and Konkoba Percussion at Fuel 66
– David Hernandez Acoustic Set Happy Hour followed by Count Tutu at the Colony
Saturday, August 11th
– Dan Martin at 41 Brookside
– Branjae at Soul City
– The Danner Party at Blackbird On Pearl
Sunday August 12th
– Annie Ellicott with the Modern Oklahoma Jazz Orchestra the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
– The Mike Cameron Collective at East Village Bohemian Pizzeria
– Gospel Brunch with Dustin Pittsley and Friends at Soul City
– A Benefit for Danny Baker at the Shrine
– Paul Benjaman’s Sunday Nite Thing at the Colony
That about does it for this episode of Weekend Plans In Tulsa from your friends at OakTree Staffing & Training. Remember, if you’d like to see a full transcript of this podcast along with links to all of the events, simply log on to https://www.oaktreestaffing.com/blog and find this episode.
Until next time, I’m Ken and I hope you have a delightful weekend.