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TulsaKids' Weekend Roundup

I'm booooored!" "There's nothing to do!" These are two phrases you don't want to hear at home, and we don't want to hear them about Tulsa, either! There's so much happening every day in the 918--if you don't believe us, check out our community calendar--so we want to help ease your weekend planning by presenting our Top Weekend Choices! 

**Please note: It is always a good idea to double check the primary event webpage or call ahead to make sure the event hasn't been canceled due to weather concerns, etc. 

1. Tulsa Juneteenth Carnival

  • When: May 23-24, 6-10 p.m.; Mauy 25-26, 1-10 p.m.; May 27, 1-5 p.m.
  • Where:  OSU Tulsa, 700 N. Greenwood Ave. 

Tulsa Juneteenth Carnival will feature carnival rides, games, food and other family fun. Admission is free; armbands for rides can be purchased for $20. tulsajuneteenth.org

2. Bixby Metro Chamber's Thirteenth Annual Taste of Bixby

  • When: Thursday, May 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Charley Young Event Park, 50 W. Dawes Ave., Bixby

The Bixby Metro Chamber's Thirteenth Annual Taste of Bixby presented by Clayton Constien Insurance Agency, Doc's Country Mart, Hillcrest Hospital South and Woodlake Church is the networking event of the year with live music, great food and drinks. This event features tasting from our area restaurants and grocery stores, music, a Kid's Zone and new this year, samples from local breweries. Whatever you're in the mood for all your cravings will be satisfied at the 2019 Taste of Bixby. You can get your tickets at www.bixbychamber.com. This event is open to the public.

3. Tulsa Drillers vs. NW Arkansas

  • When: May 23-26, 7:05 p.m.
  • Where: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.

Cheer for the Tulsa Drillers at ONEOK Field! Get the season schedule at tulsadrillers.com.

4. Giraffe Feedings at the Zoo

  • When: Friday-Monday, May 24-27, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.

Get eye to eye with the Tulsa Zoo’s tallest residents. Feed giraffes their favorite snacks at the Mary K. Chapman Giraffe Experience deck. Guests are encouraged to come early, as this is a first-come, first-served experience. The cost is $5 for Tulsa Zoo members and $6 for non-members. All sessions are weather cooperative and giraffe dependent. Visit tulsazoo.org/here for up-to-date information about activities and hours. 

5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in hte Night-Time

  • When: May 24-25, 8 p.m.; May 26, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St. 

The Tulsa debut of the groundbreaking mystery!

The show that’s taken New York and London by storm is coming to a Tulsa local theatre stage for the first time! After a neighbor’s dog is found dead, an autistic teenager seeks to investigate – but discovers more than he could have imagined! Presented by Theatre Tulsa.

Play by Simon Stephens / Novel by Mark Haddon

6. B-29 Doc at TASM

  • When: Saturday-Sunday, May 25-26
  • Where: Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave. 

B-29 Doc will spend Memorial Day weekend in in Tulsa, Okla., May 25 and 26. The Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium (TASM) will host B-29 Doc for a two-day event that will feature both static display and cockpit tours, as well as B-29 Doc Flight Experience ride flights.

B-29 Doc will be joined by a North American T-6 Texan during the weekend tour stop at TASM.

Gates will open each day at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. The flight schedule for the B-29 Doc Flight Experience are 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26. Ride flights will also be available for the T-6. Cockpit tours for both airplanes will be available when the aircraft are not flying riders.

Admission to TASM for the B-29 Doc tour stop will be $20 for adults (ages 12 and up), $10 for youth (ages 5 to 11) and for children ages 4 and under admission will be free. All proceeds from admission benefit TASM and Doc’s Friends, Inc.

No coupons or other offers will be accepted,  even TASM members will have to pay admission to this special event.

7. Route 66 PatriotFest

  • When: Saturday, May 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Where: Route 66 Historical Village, 3770 Southwest Blvd.

Head to Route 66 PatriotFest Memorial Day Weekend! The event begins with a cruise on Rt. 66, a car/motorcycle show, live music, a military museum, pin-up concert, food trucks and other vendors! 

8. Annual Chuck Wagon Festival

  • When: May 25-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where:  National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd St., Oklahoma City

Join the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for this two-day, fun-filled family weekend showcasing chuck wagon food samples, buttermaking with Ag in the Classroom, artisan demonstrations, bandanna decorating, live music, rope making with Ward Family Trick Ropers, Western reenactors, face painting, children’s craft stations, photos with a longhorn, giant puzzles, dress up areas, and more!

9. Hip Hop 918: Kickin' It Old School

  • When: Saturday, May 25, 7-10 p.m.
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

Guthrie Green is excited to announce its second year of “Hip Hop 918: Kickin’ It Old School”! The star-studded lineup include MC LYTE, Slick Rick The Ruler, Roxanne Shante, and special guest emcee, Big Daddy Kane.

Opening the show will be Tulsa’s own up-and-coming hip hop artist, Steph Simon, performing songs from his new album, “Born on Black Wall Street”.

10. Women of Woodyfest: Tulsa!

  • When: Sunday, May 25, 8-11 p.m.
  • Where: Woody Guthrie Center, 102 E. M.B. Brady St.

Join us Saturday, May 25th, as we bring part of the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival to back to our sister Woody Guthrie Center for Women of WoodyFest!

Performers include:
Wendy Allyn
Chloe-Beth Campbell
Cattie Lesley
Erin O'Dowd
Ken Pomeroy
Susan Herndon

Proceeds benefit the 22nd Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival this July 10-14, 2019. 

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