Tulsa To Do: Pumpkin patches abound
BY NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
10/09/12 at 7:05 AM
There's plenty to do this week in Tulsa. Visit a pumpkin patch, learn about the greatest generation and hear music that just might take you back to the '90s.
If you haven't paid a visit to a pumpkin patch yet, it may be time to do so. Numerous patches are open throughout the month, several of them also featuring hayrides, corn mazes and other activities.
Consider Pumpkin Town, 9707 E. 81st St.; Pleasant Valley Farms, 22350 W. 71st St. South in Sand Springs; Livesay Orchards, 39232 E. 231st St. South in Porter; or Carmichael's Produce, 171st Street and Mingo Road in Bixby.
For hours and more options, visit tulsaworld.com/Halloween2012
Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow is hosting a monthlong World War II symposium. The program is held in the auditorium of the campus Administration Building from 6 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday through early November.
This week, former Army infantry soldiers who were part of the Battle of the Bulge will speak about their experiences.
For more information, contact Linda Wilson at 918-449-6000, ext. 4610, or email email@example.com.
Journey returns to Tulsa with special guests Pat Benatar and Loverboy for a 7 p.m. concert Wednesday at the BOK Center.
Journey's hits include "Don't Stop Believin'," "Any Way You Want It," "Faithfully" and "Lights."
Tickets are $51.50 and $77, available at tulsaworld.com/bok or by calling 1-866-7-BOKCTR.
Ragtime for Tulsa continues its series of programs at the Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria Ave. The sessions, held every Thursday night through October, include discussions of the history of ragtime music as well as performances. Music spanning the period from the 1890s' compositions of Scott Joplin to the contemporary rags by performers such as William Bolcom will be featured.
This week's sessions are "Oklahoma Ragtime" and "Ragtime's Hot Spots."
Admission is $5. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
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