Items for Just Between Friends sale (copy)

Dozens of rows of children’s clothing will be on sale at Just Between Friends from Saturday through Aug. 27 at Tulsa’s Expo Square. STEPHEN PINGRY/Tulsa World file

2/23, FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS

The Film Independent Spirit Awards is the premiere awards event for the independent film community. The free event will feature snacks, ballots and trivia with prizes during commercial breaks.

WHERE: Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave.

2/24, RED CARPET EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a red carpet experience watching the 91st annual Academy Awards at Circle Cinema. There will be photo opportunities, Oscar ballots, giveaways, food, beverages and much more.

WHERE: Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave.

2/25, Dropkick Murphys

Celtic punk band Dropkick Murphys will bring its 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Tour to Cain’s Ballroom.

WHERE: Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St.

2/28-3/3, AKDAR SHRINE CIRCUS

See amazing animal antics, flying trapeze artists and motorcycle daredevils at the annual Akdar Shrine Circus. Bring the whole family to enjoy pony and camel rides, face painting and more.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

FOR MORE: exposquare.com

3/1, Zac Brown Band

Multiplatinum, Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band is bringing its successful Down the Rabbit Hole Live Tour to the BOK Center.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

3/1-2, Tulsa Gridiron

The 87th annual Tulsa Gridiron will take place at the Cox Business Center. This year’s roast of newsmakers has as its theme “Stittin’ on Top of the World or — Being Better Than Best.”

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

3/1, MEMORY GALA

The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual event celebrates the accomplishments and victories of all those who support, volunteer and make strides against this devastating disease.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

FOR MORE: memorygala.org

3/2, Bob Wills Birthday Bash

Bob Wills, who made Cain’s Ballroom the Carnegie Hall of Western Swing, died in 1975, but his legacy lives on. The Texas Playboys will perform at the annual celebration of Wills’ birth.

WHERE: Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St.

3/3-9, JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS

At the Just Between Friends semi-annual consignment sale, families can get everything for their children at prices they can afford. Bargains range from clothing and accessories to toys and baby equipment to game systems, electronics and books.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

FOR MORE: exposquare.com

3/2, RED RIBBON GALA

The Red Ribbon Gala is the largest annual fundraiser for Tulsa CARES, which provides services to those with HIV and AIDS. The event will feature dinner, dancing, cocktails and an interactive exhibit.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

3/7, Bruce Bruce

Bruce Bruce will bring his unique style of comedy to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Bruce Bruce hosted BET’s “10th Anniversary Comic View” for two seasons, as well as “Coming to the Stage.” He went on to star in his own “Comedy Central Presents” special.

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa

3/9, BRAINIAC BALL

The smartest soiree in Tulsa, the Brainiac Ball, combines brains and benevolence to bring hope to those who need it most in our community by supporting Family & Children’s Services.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

3/9-10, BIG 12 WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

See some of the best college wrestling around when Tulsa hosts the 2019 Big 12 Wrestling Championships.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

3/14, ‘PJ Masks Live: Save the Day!’

“PJ Masks Live!” will bring its new live musical production based on the animated series to Tulsa.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

3/14, Carrot Top

Carrot Top, known for his trademark red hair and inventive use of props, will make his Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa debut at The Joint.

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa

3/14, Chris Young

Country singer-songwriter Chris Young is coming to the River Spirit Casino Resort. The 2006 winner of “Nashville Star” has produced such hits as “I’m Comin’ Over,” “Who I Am With You” and “Gettin You Home (The Black Dress Song).”

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

3/14, Switchfoot

Grammy Award-winning alt-rock group Switchfoot will perform at the Brady Theater. The band’s hits include “Meant to Live,” “Dare You to Move” and “Only Hope.”

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

3/15-16, Tulsa Irish Festival

The Tulsa Irish Festival returns to Guthrie Green. The free, family-friendly festival celebrates the music, culture, art and food of the Irish.

WHERE: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

3/16, The John Mellencamp Show

John Mellencamp, who came to Tulsa last year to receive the Woody Guthrie Prize, returns to perform at the Brady Theater. Mellencamp rose to fame in the 1980s with such hits as “Hurts So Good,” “Jack & Diane” and “Small Town.”

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

3/16-17, St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

McNellie’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration will bring a two-day block party to downtown Tulsa.

WHERE: McNellie’s, 409 E. First St.

FOR MORE: mcnellies.com

3/22-24, NCAA Championship

The Road to the Final Four will stop at Tulsa’s BOK Center as the University of Tulsa hosts the first and second rounds of the NCAA March Madness Tournament.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

3/23, Wayne Brady

Comedian and actor Wayne Brady will perform at River Spirit Casino Resort. Brady is an Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated actor, singer, dancer, improviser, songwriter and television personality. He is best known for his work on “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and also for his work as a host on “Let’s Make A Deal.”

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

3/30, Carnivale Rio

Known as the best party in town, Carnivale is a lavish evening of fine dining, lively dancing and plenty of surprises. This year’s theme is “Rio,” and all proceeds benefit Mental Health Association Oklahoma’s housing programs, among other services.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

3/24, Puddles Pity Party

Puddles the clown will bring heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of tissues to his Puddles Pity Party at the Cox Business Center.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

3/27, Weezer and the Pixies

Weezer and the Pixies are teaming up for a show at the BOK Center. Grammy award winning rock band Weezer is known for such hits as “Buddy Holly,” “Say It Ain’t So” and “Hash Pipe.”

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

3/28, An American Girl Live

An American Girl Live musical stage production, featuring all original songs, is headed to Cox Business Center.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

3/28, 3 Doors Down

Multiplatinum band 3 Doors Down is bringing its Back Porch Jam tour to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The Back Porch Jam is an acoustic interpretation of the band’s hits, fan favorites and deep album cuts.

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St.

3/29, TruTV Impractical Jokers

The stars of the truTV series “Impractical Jokers” — Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano — are coming to the BOK Center.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

3/30, Needtobreathe

Christian rock band Needtobreathe will perform at the Brady Theater. The group was won multiple Dove Awards and was nominated for a Grammy.

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

4/1-30, AZALEA FESTIVAL

The annual Azalea Festival celebrates the blooming of azaleas, tulips, dogwoods and wisteria as these buds begin to unfurl during the warmer temperatures of spring.

WHERE: Honor Heights Park, Muskogee

4/3, Hozier

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier will perform at the Brady Theater. His debut album in 2014 included the hit single “Take Me to Church.”

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

4/4, Death Cab for Cutie

Alt-rock group Death Cab for Cutie will perform at Cain’s Ballroom. The Grammy-nominated band is known for the songs “I Will Follow You into the Dark” and “Soul Meets Body.”

WHERE: Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St.

Through 4/7, TULSA OILERS

The Tulsa Oilers hockey team takes to the ice for a season of puck-slapping action. Catch home games at the BOK Center through April 7.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

4/7, Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Blues artist Kenny Wayne Shepherd is coming to the Brady Theater. The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter’s signature song is “Blue on Black.”

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

4/5-6, SPRINGFEST GARDEN MARKET & FESTIVAL

SpringFest Garden Market & Festival in Tulsa is a celebration of gardening. A wide selection of plants and flowers will be available for purchase, as well as gardening tools and outdoor art.

WHERE: Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave.

4/6, THE GARDEN PARTY

Enjoy delicious food, fun and live and silent auctions at The Garden Party, benefiting The Little Lighthouse, a faith-based nonprofit in Tulsa.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

4/13, SAND SPRINGS HERBAL AFFAIR & FESTIVAL

The annual Herbal Affair & Festival in Sand Springs features more than 100 vendors selling medicinal, cooking and ornamental herbs. Perennial, heirloom and annual plants will be sold, along with garden- and herb-related products and supplies. A variety of food trucks will be available to hungry and thirsty visitors. There will also be a wine garden featuring several Oklahoma wineries.

WHERE: Triangle Park, Sand Springs

4/19, The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers will perform at the River Spirit Casino Resort. The band has been delivering roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock ’n’ roll for more than four decades, selling more than 48 million albums and winning four Grammys.

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

4/20, HERB DAY IN BROOKSIDE

Find herbs, heirloom flowers, pottery, Oklahoma wines, birdhouses and more from Oklahoma growers. Spring has arrived and it’s time to start planting in gardens and tidying up the flower beds. Everything sold at Herb Day in Brookside is locally grown and produced.

WHERE: Brookside Church, 36th Street and Peoria Avenue

4/27, JENKS HERB & PLANT FESTIVAL

The annual Jenks Herb & Plant Festival features a variety of locally grown herbs and plants, garden decorations and much more. Shop for annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, herbs, tomato plants, fresh vegetables and heirloom plants.

WHERE: Downtown Main Street, Jenks

4/21, TULSA GARDEN TOUR ??

For 65 years, the Tulsa Garden Club has been giving exclusive peeks at some of the most beautiful gardens in the city through its annual Tulsa Garden Tour. Enjoy beautiful spring weather and get inspired by nature at this exciting event.

WHERE: Various locations

4/16, EMPTY BOWLS

For more than 20 years, Empty Bowls has raised funds and awareness for the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. Empty Bowls will include a soup and salad dinner, live and silent auctions, wine pull, restaurant pull and live entertainment.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

4/27, 80s Prom

Get out the spandex and hairspray and get ready to dance the night away at the 17th annual 80s Prom at Cain’s Ballroom.

WHERE: Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St.

4/27-6/2, OKLAHOMA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

Step back in time to the 16th century with Queen Elizabeth I of England, King James of Scotland and more than 600 costumed performers and artisans as they create the boisterous village of Castleton at the annual Oklahoma Renaissance Festival. Held at the Castle of Muskogee, this festival will feature a royal court, jousters and jesters, magicians, musicians and minstrels. Browse more than 135 handcrafted booths for one-of-a-kind items.

WHERE: The Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee

FOR MORE: okcastle.com

Sara Stephenson 918-581-8307

sara.stephenson@tulsaworld.com