Craft fairs, Reba McEntire, Festival of Trees, Winterfest
BY Staff Reports
Saturday, December 01, 2012
12/01/12 at 3:46 AM
Saturday: TU football
Tulsa faces Central Florida at 11 a.m. Saturday at Chapman Stadium in the Conference USA championship game. The game will be televised by ESPN2. It's a rematch of a game played two weeks ago that Tulsa won 23-21. Tickets range from $15 to $50 and are available at tulsaworld.com/tusports.
Saturday: Reba McEntire
Sooner-bred country superstar Reba McEntire is set to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa.
The intimate venue, which seats about 2,700 people, quickly sold out. All patrons must be at least 21 years old.
McEntire's career spans more than 40 years, 56 million album sales and 64 Billboard Top 10 hits. She has released 26 studio albums since 1977. She also led a successful situation comedy titled "Reba," the No. 1-rated sitcom for six years on two networks.
Saturday: Football final
East Central goes for the Class 5A championship against Carl Albert at 7:30 p.m. at Boone Pickens Stadium.
Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and are available at tulsaworld.com/ossaa
Saturday, Sunday: Festival of Trees, Winterfest
Winterfest will be outside the BOK Center through Jan. 6. Attractions include an outdoor skating rink, carriage rides and visits from "Segway Santa." Admission is $5-$10.
Festival of Trees runs through Dec. 9 at Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Road, featuring decorated trees and gingerbread villages. The trees and gingerbread structures will be available for purchase, along with holiday pins and ornaments at the museum shop. General admission is $11.
Saturday, Sunday: Craft fairs
Get in the Christmas spirit at the Tulsa Herb Society's Carols & Crumpets on Saturday. Shop for the holidays and get decorating ideas and tips. The event will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave. Admission is free.
And Christkindlmarkt, the arts and crafts and food fair, is at the German American Society, west of Lewis Avenue on 15th Street. The fair features gifts, chocolates, baked goods and fresh food. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
Sunday: '12 Gifts of Christmas'
Actress, author, speaker and musician Lisa Whelchel hosts "12 Gifts of Christmas" at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Guests include an array of Christian all-stars: Steven Curtis Chapman, Mary Beth Chapman, Marilyn Meberg, Laura Story, Patsy Clairmont, Luci Swindoll, Anita Renfroe and Harris III.
The tour shares the "12 core values" of the season.
Tickets start at $25, available at the venue box office, tulsaworld.com/mabee and 800-678-1353. Group discounts available.
Sunday: Christmas Walk
The Cascia Christmas Walk - featuring home tours, a catered lunch and numerous vendors - is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Four of Tulsa's grandest homes will be decorated by some of Tulsa's most renowned designers and florists. The addresses are 2411 E. 34th St., 2216 E. 30th St., 229 Woodward Blvd., and 3222 S. Victor Ave.
Tickets are $15 in advance at tulsaworld.com/casciahall, or at the Cascia Hall office, 2520 S. Yorktown Ave. Tickets are $20 on the day of the event at Cascia Hall or any of the tour houses.
For more: 918-746-2600, tulsaworld.com/casciahall
Saturday, Sunday: Grand American Arms Show
The Grand American Arms Show will be in the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square this weekend.
About 2,000 tables will fill the upper level of the center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $12 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.
Reba McEntire will perform Saturday at The Joint inside the
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Tulsa World file
Gwyneth Meyers, 5, takes a spill while ice skating last week
at the Winterfest rink next to the BOK Center in downtown
Tulsa. MIKE SIMONA/Tulsa World
Cody Green is pursued by SMU’s Ja’Gared Davis during the TU
vs. SMU football game at Ford Stadium in Dallas on Nov. 24.
TOM GILBERT/Tulsa World
will play Carl
Tulsa World file
Christmas decorations adorn a
tree at a home in Tulsa. Courtesy