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Labor Day weekend is packed with area events

September officially kicks off the busy festival season so there’s plenty to do this long Labor Day weekend. Whether you are craving some live music or a corn dog, you should have no trouble finding it at one of these events this weekend.

Vintage Tulsa Show

Date/Time Vintage Tulsa Show 2017

Sep 1, 2017 to Sep 3, 2017
09:00 AM until 06:00 PM

Description

Tulsa’s “can’t miss” antiquing event, featuring over 130 quality antique dealers from all over the United States! No hairbows, direct sales, etc.

Cost

$8

Location

Exchange Center at Expo Square
4145 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK

Web Site

https://www.heritageeventcompany.com/sept-vintage-tulsa-show.html

2nd Saturday Tour

Date/Time 2nd Saturday Tour Docomoco

Oct 14, 2017 (September 9th Cathedral Tour is SOLD OUT)
10:00 AM

Description

Each month the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture feature a different historical area or topic of downtown. October’s tour will be the

Celebrating Modernism

It’s Docomomo Tour Day! celebrating modernism with tours of Tulsa’s significant midcentury architecture.

Learn more about Docomomo: http://docomomo-us.org/

Tickets go on sale to TFA Members September 19th, and to the public September 26th via Eventbrite.

Cost

$13
Children 12 and under free if accompanied by a paying adult

Location

Foolish Things Coffee Company
1001 South Main Street
Tulsa, OK 74119

Web Site

http://tulsaarchitecture.org/programs/second-saturday-tour-october-2017/

Symphony In the Park

Date/Time Symphony in the Park Tulsa

Sep 1, 2017
07:30 PM until 09:30 PM

Description

Tulsa Symphony kicks off the 2017-2018 season with a bang! Symphony in the Park celebrates summer, the arts, and our beautiful city at Guthrie Green, Tulsa’s urban park in the heart of the Brady Arts District.  This annual family-oriented experience attracts upwards of 4,000 music lovers and has become a festive summer tradition in Tulsa. Bring your picnic, enjoy the water features and enjoy a menagerie of pops and light classics, all building to an inspiring fireworks finale in front of our Tulsa skyline.

Cost

Free

Location

Guthrie Green
111 East M.B. Brady Street
Tulsa, OK

Website

http://tulsasymphony.org/community-engagement/symphony-in-the-park/

PostOak Wine & Jazz Festival

Date/Time  PostOak Lodge Jazz Festival

Sep 1, 2017 to Sep 3, 2017

Description

PostOak Wine & Jazz Festival features Oklahoma wines, food, and music from Multiphonic Funk, Cynthia Simmons Quintet, Darrell Christopher & the Ingredients, Sunky Face w/ Branjae, and more.

Cost

$10-$60

Location

PostOak Lodge and Retreat
5323 WEST 31ST STREET NORTH
Tulsa, OK

Website

http://www.postoaklodge.com/events/postoak-wine-jazz-festival-2-2/

Lowrider Picnic

Date/Time Lowrider Picnic

Sep 1, 2017
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Description

You bring the food, blankets, and chairs. We’ll bring the fun. Check out some of the coolest lowriders from around the region, eat on the Philbrook lawn, play games, enjoy music from DJ Werewolf, and much more.

Cost

FREE and open to all.

Location

Philbrook Museum of Art
2727 S Rockford Road
Tulsa, OK

Website

http://my.philbrook.org/single/EventDetail.aspx?p=6804

First Friday Art Crawl

Date/Time Brady District First Friday Art Crawl

Sep 1, 2017

Description

The Brady Arts District’s First Friday Art Crawl will include the opening receptions for:

Location

Arts District
2-98 W M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK

Website

http://thebradyartsdistrict.com/?q=calendar/2017-09

First Friday @ The Central Library

Date/Time Gilcrease Art Crawl

September 1, 2017
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Description

Gilcrease Museum and the Tulsa City-County Library continue their partnership of literacy and art. Begin your First Friday Art Crawl with Gilcrease Museum at the Central Library! Gilcrease staff will help participants explore artists featured at the museum while your young artists create a masterpiece of their own.

For families with children ages 3-15.

Cost

FREE and open to all.

Location

Tulsa City-County Central Library
400 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103

Website

https://gilcrease.org/events/2017-09-01/first-friday-the-central-library/

Labor Day Celebration (Chickasaw Cultural Center)

Date/Time

Sep 2, 2017 to Sep 3, 2017

Description

Listen to storytellers and visit with cultural instructors to discover traditions passed down from generations with cultural demonstrations, traditional games, stomp dancing and more!

Location

Chickasaw Cultural Center
867 Cooper Memorial Dr.
Sulphur, OK

Website

http://www.chickasawculturalcenter.com

Escape From Turkey Mountain

Date/TimeEscape from Turkey Mountain 2017

Sep 4, 2017
07:30 AM until 11:30 AM

Description

Escape is a 2 or 5 mile run/walk through the trails at Turkey Mountain. It’s a favorite Labor Day Tradition!

Cost

$35

Location

Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area
6850 S Elwood Ave
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74132

Website

http://www.fleetfeettulsa.com/races/2017-escape-from-turkey-mountain

Tulsa’s Great Raft Race

Date/Time Tulsa's Great Raft Race 2017

Sep 4, 2017
09:00 AM until 05:00 PM

Description

Cheer from the banks as a thousand people take to their homemade vessels to float the Arkansas River from Sand Springs to River West Festival park for Tulsa’s Great Raft Race.

Location

River West Festival Park
2100 S Jackson Ave
Tulsa, OK

Website

http://tulsaraftrace.com

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

What are your plans this Labor Day Weekend? We would love to hear from you in the comments below.

Author: Shirley Pittenger

Shirley Pittenger was the Executive Assistant, Office Manager, and Digital Communications & Social Media Manager at Bixby’s First Baptist Church from 2009 to 2017. Shirley is married to Bob Pittenger who is the Community Groups Pastor at the Church at Battlecreek in the Tulsa Metro area. Shirley holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Baptist College of Florida. She enjoys teaching in the youth group, singing, reading, studying God’s Word, and spending time with her family.

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  1. August 28, 2017

    Lots of great information!

    • August 29, 2017

      Thank you, Mary!! Have a safe and fun Labor Day weekend.

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