Festival of Trees, 'Blown Away' and Lights On begins at Utica Square
BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
11/20/12 at 2:26 AM
Tuesday: Festival of Trees
Philbrook Museum's Festival of Trees runs through Dec. 9 and features decorated trees and gingerbread villages made by regional artists and Tulsa children. The trees and gingerbread structures will be available for purchase, along with holiday pins and ornaments at the museum shop.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.
General admission is $11.
Wednesday: 'Blown Away'
Country music powerhouse Carrie Underwood's "Blown Away" tour rips through Tulsa's BOK Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The opening act is Hunter Hayes.
Tickets are $46-$66, available at tulsaworld.com/bok, the Arby's Box Office at the BOK Center and all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling 1-866-726-5287.
Thursday: Lights On
Enjoy the holiday.
The 45th annual Lights On at Utica Square is set for Thursday.
At 6:30 p.m., the shopping center will flip the switch on the more than 700,000 holiday lights. The Founders Chorus will perform.
Rhema Bible Church, 1025 W. Kenosha in Broken Arrow, will have its display on during Thanksgiving, with its lights being turned on Wednesday.
The annual Winterfest returns to the BOK Center from Friday through Jan. 6. Attractions include an outdoor skating rink, carriage rides and visits from "Segway Santa." Admission: $5-$8. tulsaworld.com/winterfest
Fleet Feet's Turkey Trot, which will feature a 5k and a fun run that begin outside the BOK, is set for 8:30 a.m. Friday. Registration: Adults $17.50-$27.50; kids (12 and younger) free-$17.50. tulsaworld.com/turkeytrot
Can't get enough?
For a full list of community events, and to submit your event, go online to: tulsaworld.com/calendar
For more events in Tulsa, visit: tulsaworld.com/scene
Carrie Underwood performs at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City in October. GARETT FISBECK / The Oklahoman file
A jumbo-sized nutcracker stands guard over Utica Square last year. The 45th annual Lights On at Utica Square is set for Thursday. Tulsa World file
Children enjoy the watery ice while skating on the outdoor rink at Winterfest outside the BOK Center last year. MICHAEL WYKE / Tulsa World file