Hello friends and welcome to yet another edition of Weekend Plans in Tulsa — your walk-the-dog length podcast to help keep you in the know about events happening every weekend in Tulsa, This week, we’ll be looking at a variety of great events for the weekend of August 24th through the 26th, 2018.
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Before we head into the weekend, let’s see what weather we have in store in Tulsa. On Friday, it’s looking to be partly cloudy with a high of 92 degrees, and same for Saturday, but with a high of 95. Sunday will be bright and sunny with a high of 95 degrees. Remember to be generous with the sunscreen if you plan on spending time outside.
Let’s take a look at what is going on this weekend, starting with events happening all weekend long.
Looking for good indoor fun for you and the kids? One great show to catch is The Encore! Tulsa presentation of the Wizard of Oz — happening now through Saturday. Join Dorothy, Toto, The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they follow the Yellow Brick Road at the Liddy Doenges Theatre of the Tulsa PAC. For times and ticket information, visit http://tulsapac.com.
Also in the vein of good ole American fun, your Tulsa Drillers will take the field against the Springfield Cardinals this Saturday and Sunday Night at 7:05 pm at ONEOK Stadium. You can find times and ticket information at http://tulsadrillers.com/
This Friday, enjoy some fun and film under the stars, this week’s edition of Film On The Lawn at the Philbrook Museum will be Ferris Beuller’s Day Off as well as a performance by Panic, a Smith’s tribute band. For showtimes, tickets, and more, visit http://philbrook.org
Also, this Friday, if you ever wanted to get into wine, attend “Become A 60 Minute Wine Expert” with Master Sommelier Ronda Warren at Magic City Books at 221 E Archer. At this event, Ronda Warren will be releasing her new book which will help school you up on the basics of food and wine. For more information, visit http://magiccitybooks.com.
Calling all hobbyists, builders, makers and even just dreamers — this Saturday at the Central Park Hall at Expo Square is Maker Faire Tulsa. A variety of presentations and exhibits will be on display that celebrate technology, education, science, engineering, and arts. For times and ticket information, visit https://tulsa.makerfaire.com/
While you’re at the Expo Square for Makers Faire Tulsa, over at the River Spirit Expo Center is Utsav – Discover India. Take a walk through Indian culture without leaving Tulsa with artifacts, music, dance, food and much more. For more info, visit http://iagtok.com
Also happening this Saturday is the annual beerfest, Wild Brew, at Cox Business Center. Attendees can sample beers from dozens of breweries from all over the country as well as food from over 30 local restaurants. The event will benefit the Sutton Aviary Research Center. Learn more about http://wildbrew.org
For live music this weekend.
Friday, August 24
– Susan Herndon’s Happy Hour Show followed by Scott Musick at Soul City
– The Stylees at Mercury Lounge
– Eclectic Disposition at the Fur Shop
– Joshua Yarbrough Band at the Colony
– The Casual Six at Dead Armadillo Brewery
Saturday, August 25thth
– BC and the Big Rig at Mercury Lounge
– Candlebox at the River Spirit Casino
– My So Called Band at the Vanguard
– Gypsy Twang at the Colony
– The Curtis Roper Band at Blackbird On Pearl
Sunday August 26th
– Madeline Kassen with Frank Brown at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
– Mike Cameron Collective at East Village Bohemian Pizzeria
– Brandon Clark at the Mercury Lounge
– The Secret Post and Autumn at The Starlite
– Zach Winters and Cassie Latshaw at Vox Pop Tulsa
– Paul Benjaman’s Sunday Nite Thing at the Colony
That about does it for this episode of Weekend Plans in Tulsa. For a full transcript of this podcast along with links to all of the major events discussed, head over to https://www.oaktreestaffing.com/blog and find this weekend’s episode. You can also keep up with us on social media by following OakTree Staffing on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Until next time, I’m Ken and I hope you have a safe and relaxing weekend.