Best bets: OSU basketball, Winter Jam
BY Staff Reports
Mar 9, 2013
3/09/13 at 3:24 AM
Biggest bet of the weekend: OSU basketball: The Oklahoma State men's basketball team plays its final home game of the 2012-13 season on Saturday against Kansas State.
The game tips off at 12:30 p.m. at Gallagher-Iba Arena and will be broadcast by KMYT-10/41.
Tickets start at $20 and are available by going to tulsaworld.com/osusports
Christian musician TobyMac will perform Saturday at the BOK Center. Courtesy
Winter Jam: Christian music artist TobyMac brings his Winter Jam tour back to Tulsa for a 6 p.m. show on Saturday at the BOK Center.
The Grammy winner headlines this event that also will include Newsong, RED, Matthew West, Jamie Grace, Sidewalk Prophets and Royal Tailor, with a message from national speaker Nick Hall. Preshow guests include Jason Castro, OBB and Capital Kings.
Admission: $10 at the door; doors open at 5 p.m.
Visit the 2013 Greater Tulsa Home & Garden Show through Sunday. Tulsa World file
Tulsa Home & Garden Show: The 2013 Greater Tulsa Home & Garden Show will be at the Expo Center through Sunday.
More than 500 vendors and exhibitors will have their home and garden products and services on display.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $8 for adults, free for kids younger than 12.
Garrett Mason heads for home plate as he runs the bases during last year’s DrillersFest event at
ONEOK Field in Tulsa. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World file
DrillersFest: The Tulsa Drillers' annual open house takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at ONEOK Field.
The event is free to the public. The Drillers Kidz Zone will be open, fans can take batting practice from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and individual game tickets for the 2013 season are available for purchase.
For information, go to tulsaworld.com/drillers
Actors run through a costume rehearsal for Tulsa Project Theatre’s production of “Hairspray.” The
show continues at the Tulsa Convention Center. JOEY JOHNSON/For the Tulsa World
'Hairspray': "Hairspray," the family-friendly musical that has won eight Tony Awards, continues with performances at the Tulsa Convention Center through Sunday.
Shows are 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
The musical is based on John Waters' cult film about a teenage girl who only wants to dance and end segregation.
Tickets are $22-$32, available at tulsaworld.com/conventioncenter or 877-885-7222.
Catch Cathy Rigby in “Peter Pan” at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center through Sunday. Courtesy
PAC shows: Cathy Rigby is once again flying through the air as "Peter Pan," which runs through Sunday at the Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St. Performances are 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday.
And American Theatre Company continues its production of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" at the Tulsa PAC. This story of two Depression-era drifters, George and Lennie, seeking to find some small piece of the American dream, will be presented at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are available at 918-596-7111 or tulsaworld.com/mytix
Casey Gray shops for her daughter
at a previous Just Between Friends consignment
sale. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World file
Consignment sale: Saturday is the last day the annual Just Between Friends consignment sale will be at the Exchange Center Building at the Expo Center, 4145 E. 21st St.
Items on sale include new and gently used children's clothing, toys, electronics, books, baby equipment and furniture.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Merchandise will be 50 percent off.
Admission is free. For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/jbftulsa
Rock group Muse will perform Sunday at the BOK
Muse: British progressive rock act Muse will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the BOK Center.
Tickets are $40-$65, 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. Dead Sara is scheduled to open.
Muse is touring behind its recently released sixth studio album, "The 2nd Law."
The group has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide since its formation in 1994. The trio is made up of Dominic Howard, Matt Bellamy and Chris Wolstenholme.
Don't Miss calendar
The Easter Bunny, a scientific lecture and mixed martial arts are all on the calendar this week.
Just Between Friends
The annual Just Between Friends spring consignment sale continues through Saturday at the Exchange Center Building at the Expo Center, 4145 E. 21st St.
Items on sale include new and gently used children's clothing, toys, electronics, books, baby equipment and furniture. The event offers savings from 50 percent to 90 percent off retail prices.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Merchandise will be 25 percent off Thursday and Friday and 50 percent off Saturday.
Admission is free. For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/jbftulsa
A young boy prays along with Venugopala Swamy Gattu at the Hindu Temple of Greater Tulsa during a ceremony in 2009. Tulsa World file
Hindu religious celebration
The public is invited to come watch a celebration in honor of the Hindu god Shiva at the Hindu Temple of Greater Tulsa, 16943 E. 21st St., on Sunday. Rituals will be ongoing from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Attendees may drop by at any time to watch, or they may come to enjoy Indian food for lunch at 1 p.m. or for dinner at 7 p.m.
For more information, call Hari Musapeta at 918-637-8185.
The Faith Community Stands Up to Bullying
The Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry is presenting "The Faith Community Stands Up to Bullying," a workshop that will teach attendees how to spot the warning signs of bullying and what to do to prevent and treat bullying.
The workshop will be held at Fellowship Lutheran Church, 6727 S. Sheridan Road, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The latest bullying data will be provided, and the workshop will also approach bullying from a faith perspective.
The workshop will be led by Cynthia Gustavson, a local pastoral counselor, speaker and author of "Bully: The Big Book for Bullies and the Bullied."
Registration is $15 for TMM members and $25 for non-members. To register, visit tulsaworld.com/tmm or call 918-582-3147.
Professional fighters are coming to the SpiritBank Event Center, 10441 S. Regal Blvd., for Combat!! MMA, the new Tulsa mixed martial arts event. The event is set for 7 p.m. Saturday.
Featured fighters on the fight card will include Andrew "The Sniper" Todhunter, an Army sniper, combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient. Todhunter will be fighting in the five-round main event.
Other fighters will include "One Man Army" Taylor, Michael Casteel, James "Whitey" Warren, Mark "The Honey Badger" Barrett, "The Juggernaut" Josh Fisher, Rick Bigger and Jerrod Mullins
Tickets are $28-$48, available at tulsaworld.com/spiritbankeventcenter or 918-369-9360.
Easter Bunny is coming to Tulsa Promenade mall
The Easter Bunny will arrive at Tulsa Promenade, 4107 S. Yale Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Saturday via horse and carriage. He will be accompanied by a cast of characters from the Wizard of Oz.
Kids are invited to come watch as he arrives at the mall entrance by the Hollywood Theater. Children will also enjoy an up-close look at a fully inflated hot air balloon on the shopping mall's north parking lot after the arrival, weather permitting.
The mall has several other activities scheduled during the Easter season, including pet photos with the Easter Bunny from 4 to 8 p.m. March 12 19, and 26.
For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/promenade
Lauren Oliver book signing
Lauren Oliver, the New York Times best-selling author of the "Delirium" trilogy, will be at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St., at 7 p.m. Tuesday for a presentation and book signing.
Oklahoma State sophomore forward Le’Bryan Nash tries to shoot during Oklahoma State’s 84-79 overtime win over Oklahoma last month at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater.KT KING/For the Tulsa World