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Since 2007, the Tulsa Arts District has presented the community with rotating art displays as part of the monthly First Friday Art Crawl events. Every first Friday of the month, visitors can explore artwork inside galleries, studios and museums and catch a few live music performances or even an exciting fireworks display. As an added bonus, art crawlers can take advantage of free museum and gallery admission while shopping later than normal business hours would allow. Hit the district early for dinner, or stay a little later for a craft cocktail best enjoyed on an outdoor patio. Various locations in Tulsa Arts District.
Tulsa Arts District
Tulsa, OK 74103www.thetulsaartsdistrict.org/first-fridy-art-crawl/
Help show the world that Tulsa is America's most patriotic city at the Route 66 PatriotFest. This all-day event will include a car and motorcycle show, as well as craft vendors and food trucks. Be sure to browse one-of-a-kind hotrods in the car show and experience live entertainment from local talent. Bring the whole family out to the annual Route 66 PatriotFest for fun on the Mother Road. Cruise check in, 7:30a.m.; cruise begins 8:00a.m. Flag unfurling at 9:15a.m.; car and motorcycle show, 10:00a.m.
3770 Southwest Blvd
Tulsa, OK 74107
Take a fun and educational walking tour through downtown Tulsa and other historical local sites during Second Saturday Architecture Tours, hosted by the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture. These monthly walking tours will give you an insightful look into the exciting architecture and prestigious collections that you may pass by every day. Sites include various Art Deco buildings, Will Rogers High School, the Tulsa Underground, University of Tulsa and The Blue Dome District. This month's tour will focus on both the interior and exterior of the OKPOP Museum.
The Circle Cinema Film Festival features an exciting showcase of original storytelling through film, art, music and experiences. A stellar lineup of diverse films and special guests will visit Tulsa during this four-day festival, including artists, writers and filmmakers shown at Sundance Film Festival and SXSW. This year's film programming will emphasize Oklahoma-centric independent films and filmmakers, including a mix of documentaries and features along with classic and silent films. Film buffs and fans will not want to miss all the film panels, discussions, events and screenings during this festival at the historic Circle Cinema. Pricing: member ticket, $11; non-member ticket, $13; All-access pass, $50.
10 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK 74104
Experience art up close during the Art Crawl on 66 in Tulsa as artists bring imagination to life at local businesses. On the second Friday of the month from April to December, musicians, performers and visual artists will inspire patrons as they browse businesses and vendor booths. Kick the weekend off with a tour of historic places along The Mother Road, enjoying local restaurants and taking in the sights and sounds of Tulsa's art scene.
Tulsa, OK 74107
Dress your best and support a great cause at the annual Native Arts Alliance Gala & Fashion Show. At this elegant event, guests will experience an art show featuring work by local artists, art awards, a fashion show and a silent auction with amazing items up for grabs. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Native Arts Alliance non-profit, which creates opportunities for art education for Natives as well as the promotion and displaying of Native artwork. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this extravagant night at Catoosa's Bella Donna Event Center.
Bella Donna Event Center
2188 N Highway 167
Catoosa, OK 74015
Discover amazing local music and other entrepreneurial talents during Rush Fest Music Festival in Tulsa's Kendall Whittier District this July. This premier island-themed summer music festival will feature everything from reggae, R&B, pop and soul music to jazz, contemporary, gospel and indie artists. Attendees can also browse other forms of art during this exciting two-day event, such as dance, poetry, painting, broadcasting, photography and videography. Food and merchant vendors will be on-site for plenty of eating and shopping opportunities.
Kendall Whittier District
2224 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK 74110
Tokyo, OK is a Japanese and pop culture convention centered on Japanese animation (anime). Guests of Tokyo, OK will enjoy live music, creative art and writing, gaming and fashion. Enjoy shopping from vendors, artists and exhibitors from all over the country while competing for thousands of dollars in prizes and giveaways. Industry guests, actors from anime games and movies, and hundreds of hours of panels and events will all be featured. Tokyo, OK will feature amateur art contests and awards for cosplay, as well as console, tabletop and CCG gaming tournaments. Pre-registration is available but tickets will also be available at the door.
100 E 2nd Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
An Affair of the Heart, sponsored by Braum's, is one of the largest arts and craft shows in the United States with a variety of merchandise. Come to An Affair of the Heart, held at Expo Square in Tulsa, for a truly unique marketplace and shopper's dream, with booths occupying multiple buildings throughout the fairgrounds. Voted the No. 1 contemporary craft show in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist magazine's readership, an Affair of the Heart offers a vast array of arts, crafts, antiques, collectibles, furniture, decorative items, accessories, jewelry, clothing, gourmet foods and more. An Affair of the Heart is a shopping paradise with one-of-a-kind merchandise and so much more displayed at nearly 850 vendor booths. Thousands of exhibitors from across the nation make this show one of the most amazing shopping experiences you and your friends will ever indulge in. The show features a small admission fee that covers all three days. Information booths and ATM machines will be provided for convenience. Join thousands of attendees at each show and enjoy everything An Affair of the Heart has to offer.
Tulsa Expo Square
4145 E 21st Street
Tulsa, OK 74112
The Vault Gallery and Route 66 Native Arts Alliance will host an Art Festival, Art Market, Art Contest & Fundraiser, Saturday, July 15th, 10 am until 5 pm. Join us at the VAULT Gallery, 1801 N. Hwy. 66, Catoosa, OK, for locally & nationally recognized Native Artists for exciting art, crafts, jewelry & textiles! This event will be fun for all. Live music, Food Trucks, Art Market & Fellowship with our RT 66 Native Artist.
The Vault Gallery
1801 N. Hwy. 66
Catoosa, OK 74015
Come celebrate Mexican culture through a series of festivals, cultural celebrations and the ever-popular Mercado. Formerly known as the Kendall Whittier Mercado, Los Festivales y Mercado invites everyone out to take part in a cross-cultural, open-air market. The theme for July's mercado is Kermes, a celebration featuring traditional Mexican carnival games.
Kendall Whittier District
Tulsa, OK 74110
Bluey’s Big Play is a brand new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy award-winning children’s television series. This is Bluey as you’ve never seen it before, brought to real life. 10:00a.m., 2:00p.m. & 6:30p.m. on Saturday; 2:00p.m. Sunday
Tulsa Performing Arts Center
110 E. 2nd Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
Hey neighbors! Don't miss out on the upcoming Fun Art Night: Jars of Light at Chimi's in Tulsa! It's going to be a blast and you don't need any experience to join in on the fun. This event is happening from 6-9pm Tulsa Time and you can pre-register at FunArtNight.com. We'll be painting beautiful artwork step-by-step and you'll have an art instructor giving you individual attention in a small group setting. Plus memories are included for free! Class-sizes are kept small to ensure everyone has a great time so make sure to register early. Come hungry and thirsty and enjoy some delicious food and drinks at the restaurant. Please note that food and drink are not included in the ticket price.
Chimi’s Mexican Restaurant
1304 E. 15th Street
Tulsa, OK 74120
Remember your childhood dreams of going to a summer camp filled with outdoor adventure? This dream has been a reality for more than 1,000 children who have attended Camp Woolaroc in Bartlesville over the last decade. Here, kids aged 6-8 can experience walking wild trails, canoeing, catching fish, making pottery, learning about Native American cultures, meeting historical figures and visiting the historically-accurate Mountain Man Camp.
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve
1925 Woolaroc Ranch Road
Bartlesville, OK 74003
The annual Tulsa County Fair has been held every year since 1903 as a way for individuals to show fair exhibits they have worked on all year while learning new skills or improving existing skills. Exhibitors also have the opportunity to share what they have learned with others during the Tulsa County FREE Fair. Only enrolled Tulsa County 4-H members can enter in the 4-H exhibits, but any resident age 5 and up of Tulsa County or any member of a Tulsa County extension based organization such as: 4-H, Oklahoma Home and Community Education (OHCE), Master Gardeners, or Master Wellness, may enter in the Tulsa County Fair Open Class. Event takes place on the Tulsa County Fairgrounds - Check website for exact location. Entries are turned in on Tuesday from 4pm - 7pm. Judging takes place on Wednesday and is closed to the public. Exhibitors must comply with all rules and regulations of the Tulsa County Fair. The Tulsa County FREE Fair is OPEN to the public on Thursday and Friday. FREE Admission! For more information please call the Tulsa County OSU Extension Center at 918.746.3706
EXPO SQUARE - Tulsa
4145 East 21st Street
Tulsa, Ok 74114
Sharilyn E. Munroe
July will be here before you know it and we have a great event lined up for our members. J.D. Colbert, Claremore High School 1973 graduate and author of Between Two Fires: The Creek Murders and the Birth of the Oil Capital of the World will be present to discuss his recent work and field questions about the book. We will be providing beverages and bites. Come join in the conversation.
Claremore Museum of History
121 N Weenonah Ave
Claremore, Ok 74017
Don't miss out on a Fun Art Night at Uncle Paco's in Owasso! Grab your friends and join us to paint your SELFIE! Each person will be instructed on how to paint yourself! :) This is SO FUN! No experience necessary, we guarantee you'll have a blast! The event is on Tuesday, July 25th from 6-9pm Tulsa Time. Pre-register at FunArtNight.com. Come hungry and thirsty and enjoy food and drinks at the restaurant while you paint. Your ticket includes all painting materials, an art instructor in a small group setting and free memories! Class sizes are kept small to ensure maximum fun so register early and quick! Please note that food and drink are not included in the ticket price. We'd love to hear your feedback and suggestions so don't hesitate to share them in the comments below. See you there!
Uncle Paco’s Mexican Grill
9013 N. 121st E. Avenue
Owasso, OK 74055
TCC’s Tulsa Children’s Summer Theatre Presents Award Winning, THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, declared “BRILLIANT!” by The New York Times, will be presented by Tulsa Children’s Summer Theatre at Tulsa Community College Southeast Campus PACE Main Stage July 27-28-29 at 7pm and July 30th at 2pm. All tickets are $20 to this critically acclaimed, 2018 Best Musical winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, where the power of optimism really can save the world. Tickets can be purchased by calling 918-595-7777 or by going to www.pacetickets.tulsacc.edu/events This family friendly musical takes us on a joyous ride from television to the stage as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe—until a most unexpected hero rises and celebrates friendship and cooperation, and learn the power of unity and inclusion. THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, Based on the cartoon series on Nickelodeon by Stephen Hillenburg, features a book by Kyle Jarrow, orchestrations and arrangements and additional music and lyrics by Tom Kitt, musical production conceived by Tina Landau. Stage rights granted through Concord Theatricals. Directed by Mark Frank and Music Direction by Suzi Gregory. Choreography by Lexi Jo Sweeny. Set Design by Aaron Kennedy, Costume and Make Up Design by Emily Westerfield and Lighting Design by Stephanie Stone. THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL features an original pop and rock-infused score by a legendary roster of Grammy® Award-winning songwriters. It is a one-of-a-kind musical event with original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil’C and songs by David Bowie & Brian Eno, and by Tom Kenny & Andy Paley. Additional lyrics by Jonathan Coulton. .
10300 East 81st Street Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
Tulsa, OK 74133