Thursday-Sunday: ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’
The holiday season gets underway with the national touring production of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” a musical adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ beloved fable, now at the Tulsa PAC. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 2, 5 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 101 E. Third St. Tickets start at $20 and are available at myticketoffice.com.
Friday: Live music
The Oak Ridge Boys are set to perform at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa, on Friday. Doors open at 7 p.m., and tickets start at $35 at hardrockcasinotulsa.com. Rick Springfield comes to the River Spirit Event Center, 8330 Riverside Parkway, also at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets start at $40 at riverspirittulsa.com.
Friday-Sunday: Wizard World
Some of the biggest names in pop culture are coming to Tulsa for the Wizard World comic con Friday-Sunday at the Cox Business Center, formerly called the Tulsa Convention Center, in downtown Tulsa. Hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For full coverage of the event, go to tulsaworld.com/wizardworld. See more about the convention in this week’s Weekend magazine, on stands Wednesday.
Friday-Sunday: Holiday Market
Get an early jump on your Christmas shopping at the annual Holiday Market, sponsored by the Junior League of Tulsa. Three days of shopping offer unique finds in apparel, accessories, home decor and food. More than 100 merchants are expected to fill the Exchange Center in Expo Square. Special events include a preview party at 6 p.m. Thursday; the Christmas and Croissants brunch at 9 a.m. Friday; and Cookies with the Clauses at 1 p.m. Sunday. Find out more at jltulsa.org. Admission is $6 per person Friday-Sunday.
Friday: High school football
Playoff berths are on the line throughout the Tulsa area during Week 10 of the high school football regular season. Cascia Hall needs a win over Cleveland on Friday to continue its 20-plus year playoff streak. In Class 6AII, Sand Springs challenges No. 1-ranked Bixby with a share of the District 6AII-1 championship on the line. Follow all the action throughout the night at OKPrepsExtra.com.
Saturday: Eat Street Tulsa
Thirty of Tulsa’s veteran and up-and-coming food trucks will compete for your taste buds at this year’s Eat Street Tulsa food truck festival. Set for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Blue Dome District, these mobile kitchens provide a wide variety of food from several creative chefs. Grab a meal or two and catch live music, planned throughout the day. The event is free to attend.
Saturday-Sunday: Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show
The 60th anniversary of one of the largest gun shows around is set for this weekend at Expo Square. Celebrity guests will be on hand, as well as one of the largest collections of guns and weapons. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. More information is at tulsaarmsshow.com.