December 2015 Around Town

The Hamlet Honey Kissed Hams – Only the Best for 
Your Family & Guests

The Hamlet, Oklahoma’s original Honey Kissed Ham company since 1986, is now taking orders for your holiday feasts. Save time  by ordering online. Some holiday delights include Honey Kissed spiral sliced ham, whole smoked turkeys, spiral sliced Honey Kissed turkey breasts, pies, corporate gifts, party platters and gift baskets. If you would like to relax and let someone else do the cooking, the location at 91st and Sheridan has a beautiful all-season patio complete with fireplace and heaters. Right off the patio is a bar and dining room finished in old world wood and stone decor, perfect for dinner for two or a large crowd. For more information or to view the menu visit TulsaHamlet.com or stop by.

Carols and Crumpets

Experience the sights, smells, and sounds of the upcoming holiday season at Carols and Crumpets, the annual herbal craft fair, hosted by The Tulsa Herb Society. It will be held Saturday, December 5th from 8.a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center.

Tulsa Herb Society members spend the year crafting unique items, jarring delicious jams, infusing vinegars and hand-sewing a gingerbread themed Christmas tree to be raffled. Other vendors will offer live wreaths, mosaic garden items, original art and cards, fused glass vases, stoneware dishes, native crafts, garden sculpture, handmade clothing and jewelry and vintage merchandise.

A special lunch is served at the Snowflake Café from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and hot spiced ciders are available while you shop.  Admission is free. For more information call 918.496.8019 or like the Tulsa Herb Society on Facebook.

Hebert’s Specialty Meats – 
Order Now For the Holidays!

Hebert’s Specialty Meats has all your Cajun flavors covered. Cajun Ed’s brings you the original Hebert’s (say “A-Bears”) Specialty Meats and other delicacies just like you’d find in New Orleans, only better. This is real Cajun food made by real Cajun folks, and includes:

  • Cajun specialty meats & fowl stuffed with 
a wide variety of traditional Cajun ingredients
  • Crawfish – meat – and shrimp – stuffed 
puff pastry pies
  • Gumbos of every type
  • Boudin balls and links
  • Etouffee
  • Steaks, burgers and a dozen types 
of sausage
  • World famous Turducken

Whether you’re planning a party, a holiday dinner or just want something adventurous and incredibly delicious for a family meal, try us once and you’ll be hooked! Hebert’s ships Nationwide or visit the Big Red House on 71st  just west of Lewis in Tulsa.  CajunEd.com

Funday Sunday with Santa 
at the Gilcrease Museum

It’s an afternoon of museum fun for the whole family on December 20th from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors can enjoy various art-making stations, each offering different materials and themes as well as teaching artists to help guide and inspire. An art hunt is available to explore in the galleries, with a prize at the end. Families also can enjoy our interactive space, Kravis Discovery Center, and explore the extensive gardens and special featured activities. For families with children ages 3 – 15; children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free and no reservations are required. Gilcrease.UTulsa.edu

Unique and Amazing 
Travel Opportunities

GK Griffin with Griffin Interiors has lived all over the world and traveled to 68 countries, learning about the land, culture and people. His unique upbringing and travel experiences have led to his compassion for design and appreciation for art and antiques throughout the world. Every year, Griffin takes three or four trips abroad to visit unique places, flea markets, and brocantes in search of the perfect piece to put in his store and to learn even more about the history and culture of the area. The best part is that he always takes a group of people, schedules private hard-to-get tours, and plans an unbelievable itinerary. He is currently planning four trips to Europe for 2016. If you would like more information about these unique travel adventures please call him at 918.794.3851.

Toyland Ball

Toyland Ball will be held at 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 mhughes@parentchildcenter.org or go to our website at toylandball.org.

The Inaugural G Fest

The inaugural G Fest will feature an all-star line-up, including some of the biggest names in Country, Rock and Americana, along with the best up-and-coming and local talent, and all the charm of a county fair at Hatbox Field in Muskogee, June 16-18, 2016.

The first annual outdoor extravaganza is poised to become THE premier eclectic music event of the year, with performances by the Okie from Muskogee himself, Merle Haggard, Americana favorites The Avett Brothers, acclaimed Oklahoma band Turnpike Troubadours and Red Dirt outlaws Jason Boland & The Stragglers, with many more artist announcements planned for the coming months.

General Admission tickets are available for $79, and VIP Reserved Seating and VIP Party Pit tickets for $279 for a limited time. VIP Reserved Seating and VIP Party Pit gives ticket holders access to an exclusive area directly in front of the stage, parking, designated bathrooms and a separate bar. For fans wanting the true G Fest experience, primitive camping is available starting at $80 and RV camping starting at $325. For more info or to purchase tickets and camping, visit gfestmuskogee.com.

Tulsa Wedding Show

Plan your day in a day! On Sunday, January 3, 2016, the 23rd annual Tulsa Wedding Show will be held at the beautiful Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center and includes more than 100 wedding professionals and thousands of dollars in prizes. The sponsors of this year’s event are the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel, Party Pro Rents, Abelina’s Boutique, PSAV Services, Brides of Oklahoma and Moody’s Jewelry. Experience it: taste the cakes, smell the flowers, hear the music, see the gowns! TheTulsaWeddingShow.com