Read the November 2014 Issue of Tulsa Lifestyle!

Calendar of Events

PHILBROOK FESTIVAL OF TREES

11/22/2014 - 12/14/2014 PHILBROOK MUSEUM Tulsa’s beloved holiday tradition returns for its 30th season. Celebrate the holidays at Philbrook by visiting the Festival of Trees. Proceeds benefit Philbrook educational programs and Museum operations. Philbrook.org/Festival

WILLIAMS ROUTE 66 MARATHON

11/22/2014 - 11/23/2014 DOWNTOWN-MIDTOWN-RIVERSIDE The Williams Route 66 Marathon & Half Marathon in Tulsa is a top annual sporting event in the region. Much more than just a competitive run, this two-day event features a health, fitness and sustainability expo that encourages healthy practices and educates the public on new and interesting ways to live a healthy life. Route66Marathon.com has the information you’re looking for.

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS

11/24/2014 TULSA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the “Renaissance rock” group’s first Christmas album at this Thanksgiving week concert. The multi-platinum-selling recording ensemble employs a unique mix of classical compositions, rock rhythms, Baroque instruments and synthesizers. 7:30 p.m. at Chapman Music Hall. See TulsaPAC.com for the information you need.

WINTERFEST

12/01/2014 - 01/19/2015 DOWNTOWN Downtown Tulsa is transformed into a festive wonderland during Winterfest, an annual holiday tradition. Bring friends and family together for holiday festivities and share the joyful spirit of the season. Experience the thrill of outdoor ice skating, see Oklahoma’s tallest outdoor Christmas tree, take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, listen to live entertainment and browse beautiful holiday light displays. Through January 19, 2015. TulsaWinterFest.com

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

12/11/2014 - 12/23/2014 DECEMBER 11-14, 16-20, 22, 23 TULSA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER Experience this original adaptation of Dickens’ classic tale, now in its third decade. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge in his journey from Christmas curmudgeon to holiday celebrant as told through delightful song and dance in a world of Victorian costumes and settings in the John H. Williams Theatre. TulsaPAC.com

James Robert Webb's Christmas Concert

12/13/2014 Tulsa native James Robert Webb will be home for the holidays to perform a Christmas concert and spread holiday cheer.  All proceeds from the concert will benefit Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation, a cause near and dear to Webb's heart. Webb is a Nashville recording artist and rising singer-songwriter. Not only does he sing and write, he plays multiple instruments including piano, guitar and drums. A former all-state jazz pianist, James organically blends the best of American music genres to create a unique and refreshing take on country. Standing at 6 foot 5 inches before the boots, he is literally heads and shoulders above most artists. Catch him at a local live performance and see how engaging this Tulsa native is. Location: The Hunt Club Pub & Grub, 224 N. Main St., Tulsa, OK 74103

NOON YEAR’S EVE PARTY

12/31/2014 TULSA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM At Discovery Lab, families can celebrate the New Year (without staying up past bedtime!) with a family-friendly party from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Kids can wear their New Year’s finest and enjoy music, entertainment, and tons of science fun. Last year’s event sold out, so mark your calendars now. TulsaChildrensMuseum.org

Polar Bear Plunge

01/01/2015 River Parks West Bold the cold and take a polar plunge on New Year’s Day this year. Jump in to the clean, cold water of three swimming pools (not the Arkansas river) after the 2-mile run. Race gun goes off at 1 p.m. Finishers shirts for first 600 registrants. Check out the website for more details. Tatur.org/PolarPlunge.html