November 2015 Around Town 4


Make This Holiday Season 
Sparkle And Shine

Let Tom’s Outdoor Living design a custom holiday display perfectly suited for you and your home. Whatever your personal preference — elegant, whimsical or cutting-edge — the outdoor lighting specialists at Tom’s Outdoor Living can create the perfect holiday display to make your yard a joy to behold. Tom’s Outdoor Living will guide you through the design process using your current Christmas lights and decorations or help you choose an entirely new look. Ask about the current holiday display specials by calling 918.695.1653.Book soon!

The Tavolo Caffè & Market  

Tavolo Italian Bistro has opened a downtown caffè and market conjoined to the restaurant. The market features an espresso bar, fresh baked pastries, grab and go lunch and dinner items, and a variety of market items such as bottled sauces, dressings, homemade pastas, imported dried meats, cheese, gifts and more. The Caffè and Market is an extension of the Italian Bistro, which opened in 2003, and is fitting to what most people imagine an upscale, intimate, big-city Italian restaurant to be. The bottom floor has a casual feel at the bar and a cozy, romantic ambiance at the tables. The second floor mezzanine has a beautiful view of Boston Avenue thru floor-to-ceiling windows. Visit the newly opened market at 4th and Boston Monday through Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. or on Saturdays from 4-7 p.m..  For more information visit

The Demand Project’s First 
Annual Black Tie Gala

Save the date for December 5th at the beautiful Golf Club of Oklahoma where you will enjoy dinner, live music, silent and live auction and more to benefit the restoration of trafficked survivors.

The Demand Project’s mission is to end all sex crimes by targeting the demand side of sexual exploitation. It has been recognized by Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine as an organization actively engaged in protecting children from sexual exploitation through education and by stopping predators from abusing children, rescuing girls from the horrors of sex trafficking, and restoring victims.

Now is the time to become a powerful front-line weapon in this war of high stakes. As a guest and/or table sponsor, you or your company will be recognized for its active engagement in the protection, rescue, and restoration of children from sexual exploitation.

The 2015 Cascia Christmas Walk

Save the date to attend the Cascia Hall holiday tour of homes: Sunday, December 6th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This year’s tour includes four exquisite homes in Midtown Tulsa that are beautifully decorated and ready to sparkle and shine throughout a joyful Christmas season. The annual event begins at Cascia Hall and transportation is provided to all participating homes. This year’s décor is provided by Toni’s Flowers & Gifts, Mrs. DeHaven’s Flower Shop, The French Bouquet, and Ted & Debbie’s Flower Garden.

In addition to the Christmas Walk tour of homes, guests will enjoy a Christmas Boutique hosting 56 vendors featuring clothing, jewelry, food and décor from local as well as out-of-state boutiques, lunch catered by Andolini’s Pizzeria, and more to start your holiday in fabulous fashion.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  Purchase tickets online at or in person at the Cascia Hall School offices.

Through a Child’s Eye Gala: Inspiring Individuality, The 
Addams Family

The 2015 Tulsa Girls Art School fundraiser, Through a Child’s Eye Gala: Inspiring Individuality, The Addams Family is inspired by the works of iconic cartoonist Charles Addams, whose work was recently brought to Tulsa by Tulsa Girls Art School and the Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education.

Inspiring Individuality, The Addams Family is a fantastically eerie gala that will bring to life the essence of the Addams Family through an eccentric fashion show created in conjunction with Ihloff Salon, a new series of gothic style live paintings presented by the TGAS girls and a silent auction featuring the work of Oklahoma artists Chris Mantle, Matt Moffett, Marjorie Atwood and more.

The gala will be held Thursday, November 12, in the Tulsa Ballroom of the Cox Business Center. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, call 918.949.9638 or visit

A Salute to Veterans-A Concert to Those that Served

A patriotic concert will be presented by Fort Sill’s 77th Army Band. The Veterans Day Salute is November 8th from 12-4 p.m. and will benefit the Military History Center in Broken Arrow. It gives the community an opportunity to say “thank you” to our veterans while enjoying wonderful music and patriotic activities. The concert begins at 2:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and can be purchased at the Military History Center, 112 North Main, Broken Arrow, Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or by calling 918.794.2712. The Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center box office will also be open one hour prior before concert time. Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center, 701 South Main Street Broken Arrow

Rhema Christmas Lights

It’s time again for the spectacular Rhema Christmas lights display when more than two million lights will decorate the campus. The dazzling lights will turn on November 25, at 6 p.m, and shine through New Years from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. each night. The display is expected to draw more than 200,000 visitors from Oklahoma and surrounding states. There are several ways to view the display. You can drive around the Rhema campus, walk around campus and through the park, or take a carriage. Horse-drawn carriage rides will be available (weather permitting). Admission is free but donations are welcome. The Rhema campus is located on 71st (Kenosha) between Aspen (145th) and Elm (161st) in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. For more information please visit

Williams Route 66 Marathon

The 10th Anniversary Williams Route 66 Marathon weekend, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, is set for Friday – Sunday, Nov. 20-22. The Williams Route 66 Marathon weekend includes the two-day Health, Fitness and Sustainability Expo, marathon, half-marathon, marathon relay, 5K run and walk, a one-mile fun run and walk, and the ever popular mascot dash. Post-race activities at Tulsa’s Guthrie Green in the Brady Arts District include free live music, a car show and fun for the entire family.

Toyland Ball

Toyland Ball will be held at the Cox Business Center on January 23, 2016. Toyland Ball is The Parent Child Center of Tulsa’s annual signature fundraising event. “Le Ballon Rouge” is our theme for the black tie gala that will include an elegant evening of dinner and dancing to the band Drive and a fabulous live auction.

A highlight of the evening is the presentation of the Guardian Angel Award. This year we are honoring Jennifer Legler, for the past seven years she has made significant contributions of time, talent and resources to further The Parent Child Center’s mission of protecting and nurturing children at risk for abuse and neglect.

For more information please call the Special Events Coordinator, Melody Hughes, at 918.699.0501, e-mail or view the website at