PAC Christmas shows, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Two parades
BY Staff Reports
Thursday, December 06, 2012
12/06/12 at 2:46 AM
Thursday: Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be at the BOK Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to debut its winter production of "The Lost Christmas Eve."
Tickets are $32-$72.50, available at tulsaworld.com/bok, Arby's Box Office at the BOK Center, all Tickets.com outlets or by calling 866-7-BOKCTR.
A portion of ticket proceeds in each city will go to local charities.
Thursday-Sunday: PAC Christmas shows
"A Christmas Carol" returns for the 35th year. Performances are set through Dec. 23 at the Tulsa PAC's John H. Williams Theatre. This week's shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" is at the PAC's Liddy Doenges Theatre. Performances are 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are available at 918-596-7111 or tulsaworld.com/mytix.
Winterfest is celebrating its fifth anniversary with special events scheduled for this weekend, including a fireworks display after Saturday's parade and free ice skating on Sunday.
From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the Holiday Market will be set up in the Grand Lobby of the BOK Center, featuring vendors selling seasonal gift items such as candles, jewelry and gourmet foods.
The rink will be open from 5 to 11 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday.
Thursday-Sunday: Festival of Trees
The Festival of Trees at Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Road, wraps up this week. The festival features decorated trees and gingerbread villages that will be available for purchase, along with holiday pins and ornaments at the museum shop.
General admission is $11.
Santa will also be available for pictures at the museum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Friday: Art crawl
The Brady Arts District's monthly "First Friday" event begins at 6 p.m.
Galleries, restaurants, shops and clubs will host a variety of events - from exhibit openings to live music - for those strolling through the neighborhood.
Among the events will be the opening of "The Four Elements" at Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. Brady St. The exhibit features works by Tulsa artists whose media evokes the ancient four elements of earth, wind, fire and water.
And the exhibit "Edison Eagles Create" will be at Tulsa Artists' Coalition Gallery, 9 E. Brady St.
Thursday-Saturday: Pop-up Shopping
The pop-up shops in the Deco District, featuring everything from jewelry and books to cupcakes and dog treats, are open until Dec. 28.
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 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: Eric Church
Country musician Eric Church brings his "Blood, Sweat and Beers" tour to Tulsa on Friday at the BOK Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and showtime is 7:30 p.m.
Also performing will be Justin Moore and Kip Moore.
The concert is all-ages. Tickets start at $37.50, plus fees, available at tulsaworld.com/bok, the Arby's Box Office at the BOK Center and all Tickets.com outlets, or by calling 866-726-5287.
Church's most popular tunes include "How 'Bout You," "Guys Like Me" and "Hell On The Heart."
Saturday: Two parades
The Tulsa Holiday Parade of Lights will start in downtown's Blue Dome District at 6 p.m. Saturday. The free interfaith celebration includes floats, bands, drill teams, dancers and plenty of bright, colorful lights.
The Tulsa Christmas Parade will be at Tulsa Hills, 7200 S. Olympia Ave., starting at 6 p.m. Saturday. About 20,000 are anticipated to attend this year's second annual alternative to the downtown holiday parade.
Ebenezer Scrooge gets a
glimpse of the joy and happiness
he has denied himself in
this scene from “A Christmas
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to the BOK Center on Thursday to debut its winter production,
“The Lost Christmas Eve.” Courtesy
Santa Claus waves to paradegoers
during the Christmas
parade at Tulsa Hills last year.
CHRISTOPHER SMITH/ Tulsa World file
Winterfest in downtown
Tulsa has scheduled special
events for this weekend.
MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World
Philbrook Museum’s Festival
of Trees lasts through Sunday.
STEPHEN PINGRY/Tulsa World
Pedestrians walk near the
Tulsa Artists Coalition Gallery
in downtown Tulsa’s Brady District.
MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World file
Tulsa Zoo Zoofari Market
pop-up shop in the Enterprise
Building in downtown Tulsa
sells stuffed animals.
MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World
Eric Church will bring his
“Blood, Sweat and Beers” tour
to the BOK Center on Friday.