T-Town Rundown: Plenty of Outdoor Activities This Weekend
Photo by: David Peterlinz (KTUL photojournalist)
Has it been a long week? Are you ready to get out of the office and shed your work clothes? Well fret no more because the weekend is here and Tulsa is ready.
Everyone's excited about Mayfest! It's a Tulsan favorite time of the year to sit back and enjoy ART, FOOD, and MUSIC. All three in one? Yes, and more than 350,000 people are expected to attend. The festival begins May 16 and ends May 19. It's an all day event that's sure to make you come back day after day.
Time to Get Artsy
Ready for a fun time with art? The Blue Dome Arts Festival showcases the artwork of over 200 artists and crafters who are from Oklahoma. You'll be sure to find wonderful jewelry, fashion, and home decorations. The festival also features a lineup of local bands and food from restaurants. Head down to the Blue Dome District this weekend to get artsy. This event is sure to last all day from May 17- May 19.
In honor of Mukesh
Want to hear some smooth and melodic Hindu music? The Tulsa Performing Arts Center is hosting a concert dedicated to Mukesh, an Indian playback singer of Hindu films. He is being remembered this Friday with the help of his son, Nitin Mukesh, who will be live in concert with others singers and an orchestra starting at 7:30 p.m.
Hit the Road
Imagine yourself for five days biking from your house to work all for a sweet deal which includes free bagels, fruit, and happy-hour specials. You can also save money on gas, cut down consumption of fossils fuels and get more exercise! Sound like a plan? Well hit the road with other bikers starting today. Commuters took their mark on Monday and dont plan to stop until Friday. You can do it too! Just start your day off by commuting from 7 a.m. till 6:30 p.m. It's that simple.
The inaugural Center Polo Classic will be held at Mohawk Park tomorrow at 1 p.m. The day will be filled with fast-paced polo action, champagne, divot stomping and side-line socializing. So get dolled up and hit up Mohawk Park with some classic polo fun.
Brew It Up
This type of brewing does not involve coffee. Instead head to McNellie's Public House located at 409 E. 1st Street to brew up some beer. Oklahoma Craft Brew Festival is celebrating Tulsa's hometown brew maker, Marshall Brewing Company. It's Marshall Brewing Company's five-year birthday so join come join in on the festivities and stroll to downtown Tulsa. FREE admission if you are 21 and older. Festivities begin at 2 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. on May 18.
During its three day run, Vintage Market Days will feature original arts, antiques and jewelry for all those interested in getting a dose of the forgotten times. Attendees can head over to the Brady Arts District for the outdoor festival beginning Friday.
The 3-Gun Nation Pro Series shooting event will be held at the US Shooting Academy located at 6500 E. 66th St. N. in Tulsa. The competition begins at 8:00 a.m. with a grand finale, scheduled for 4:00 p.m., featuring the top 10 competitors vying for the grand prize of up to $10,000. Come out and support local Tulsa Police officer, Dianna Liedorff.
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