PAC Christmas shows, ‘The Nutcracker,’ Jingle Bell Run
BY Staff Reports
Saturday, December 08, 2012
12/08/12 at 2:49 AM
Saturday: Pop-up Shopping
The pop-up shops in the Deco District, featuring items such as jewelry, books, 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.
Saturday, Sunday: PAC Christmas shows
"A Christmas Carol" is back 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. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" is at the PAC's Liddy Doenges Theatre. Performances are 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are available at 918-596-7111 or tulsaworld.com/mytix.
Saturday, Sunday: Winterfest
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.
Saturday, Sunday: Festival of Trees
The Festival of Trees at Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Road, wraps up this weekend. 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.
Saturday: Jingle Bell Run
The Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run/Walk will be held Saturday at Tulsa Community College-Metro Campus, 10th Street and Cincinnati Avenue in downtown Tulsa.
Race-day registration begins at 8:30 a.m., a 1k starts at 9:30 a.m., and the 5k is set for 10 a.m.
Attendees are encouraged to wear holiday-themed costumes and tie bells to their shoelaces. Costume contests for adults, kids and dogs will begin at 9:15 a.m.
Registration is $30 for adults, $15 for kids younger than 16 and $5 for dogs. For more information, call 918-495-3553.
Saturday, Sunday: 'The Nutcracker'
Tulsa Ballet's newly revised production of "The Nutcracker" opens this weekend at the Chapman Music Hall of the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 101 E. Third St.
The Christmas classic, with choreography by artistic director Marcello Angelini, will be at the PAC through Dec. 23. This weekend's performances are at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets are $20-$86, available at 918-596-7111 or tulsaworld.com/mytix
The Tulsa Oilers face Bloomington at 7:35 p.m. at the BOK Center. It's the Oilers' annual Teddy Bear Toss. Fans are encouraged to bring a new stuffed animal and throw it onto the ice after the team scores its first goal of the night. The stuffed animals will be collected for this year's Salvation Army toy drive. Tickets range from $13 to $43 and are available at tulsaworld.com/oilers
Ebenezer Scrooge gets a glimpse of the joy and happiness he
has denied himself for years in this scene from “A Christmas
Carol.” MICHAEL ERVIN/For the Tulsa World
Members of the Tulsa Ballet perform during a dress rehearsal for “The Nutcracker” at the Tulsa
PAC on Thursday. MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World
Jamie Presley and her mom, Glenda Presley, sample items at
the Theraganics pop-up shop in the Park Center Building in downtown
Tulsa. MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World
The enormous Christmas tree
is one of the attractions at Winterfest
in downtown Tulsa.
MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World
The Festival of Trees at the
Philbrook Museum ends this
STEPHEN PINGRY/Tulsa World
Tulsa’s Ben Gordon passes
around Joe Tolles (right) during
a hockey game against Fort
Worth in Tulsa.
MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World