BMX Grand Nationals, see the Christmas lights and Pop-up shopping
BY Staff Reports
Sunday, November 25, 2012
11/25/12 at 2:28 AM
Sunday: BMX Grand Nationals
The USA BMX national bicycle motocross series concludes with Sunday's Grand Nationals at the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square. Riders from around the world will be in town for what has been called "The Greatest Race on Earth."
Title races begin at noon.
More than 800 truckloads of dirt have turned the center into a bicycle motocross track, featuring bumps, jumps and steeply banked turns.
Bike vendors and other retailers will also be on hand during the event.
Admission is free. For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/bmx.
Monday: Christmas lights
The Christmas lights season is in full swing.
See the lights at Rhema Bible Church, 1025 W. Kenosha in Broken Arrow, where more than 2 million lights will shine every night through the New Year.
Or drive through three miles of lights and whimsical displays at Holiday Lights on the Hill at Chandler Park, 6500 W. 21st St.
Tuesday: Pop-up shopping
Shoppers can pick up cupcakes, clothing, books and dog treats when Deco District Pop-up Shopping opens Tuesday. And on Wednesday nights during the event, Santa will be there.
The shops are located inside four buildings in the area of Fifth to Seventh streets and Boston Avenue to Main Street. Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Wednesday: 'A Christmas Story'
"A Christmas Story" opens at the Tulsa PAC's Liddy Doenges Theatre on Wednesday. This production features all the elements of the 1983 comedy movie, based on stories from Jean Shepherd's book "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash."
Performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets: $11-$16; 918-596-7111, tulsaworld.com/mytix
Holiday lights season is in full swing. MICHAEL WYKE / Tulsa World file
Kristine Ellis mounts mirrors on the wall while setting up the pop-up shop for Abelina's Boutique. MICHAEL WYKE / Tulsa World
Ralphie and his family ogle a leg-shaped lamp in a performance of "A Christmas Story." Tulsa World file