Colorful Cartoonist. Listen and learn as award-winning cartoonist, artist and illustrator Lisa Hanawalt dishes the dirt on her creative process and tells all on what gets her wheels turning and her beautiful work cranked out. Take the chance and design your own artwork, you may just win a prize. Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd., 6-8pm. Visit Philbrook.org for more information.
Helping High Notes. Help tie up those tornados and assist those that are still feeling the effects at the Tornado Relief Benefit Concert. Take part in a silent auction to raise money to help those in need in Oklahoma and Missouri. Make your way down to Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., 7-10pm for some terrific tunes from The Blazer Band and a Beatles Tribute to help tame the tornados. Call 918-734-2323 for more information.
Save the Spicy. Gather up the family, and tickle your taste buds at the Oklahoma Women's State CCO and VFW Post 577 Chili Cook-off benefiting Wipe Out Cancer Foundation at VFW Post 577, 1109 E 6th St. Join in for some chili and a good cause. Help wipe out cancer by wiping your bowl clean. Contact Shirley Bruce at 918-812-7646 for more information.
Treasure Hunt. Search through the not-so-buried golden ruins of ancient South America at Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N.Gilcrease Museum Rd., through January of 2012. Discover the "Winged Pendant" or the "Seahorse Effigy Pendant" in the extensive exhibit of To Capture The Sun: Gold of Ancient Panama. Visit gilcrease.utulsa.edu for more information.
Birdies and Eagles. Get your buddies and your plaid shorts down to Meadow Brook Country Club, 9300 East 81st St., with golf bag in hand and get ready for tee time at the Bixby Metro Chamber Golf Classic. Golf all 18 holes and see if you can land a hole in one on this beautifully cultivated green. Call 918-366-9445 for more information.
Dribbling Dolls. Yeah this season is a little rocky and things have changed for these ladies but they still give it their all, all the time. Come get shocked as the ladies of Tulsa Shock battle up and down the court against the Minnesota Lynx. Watch as the nets swish and buzzer sounds at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, at 7pm. Grab a few cold ones or corn dogs and support our local ladies. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
Jubilation. With this constant heat everyone could use a good laugh. Find humor in Steve Martin: An Evening of Bluegrass and Banjo at Chapman Music Hall, 110 E. 2nd St., at 7:30pm. This one night only show featuring the toe tappin' tunes of The Steep Canyon Rangers will cause some pain -- the good kind -- from the side-splitting laughter Martin provokes. Hop in the car and head on out for a fun-loving funny time. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Old and New. Ready for a night on the town? Heck or just to see some nice artwork. Look no further. Enjoy some alone time or bring family and friends to browse around M.A. Doran Gallery, 3509 S. Peoria Ave., Aug. 11-Sept. 3 and see New and Familiar Faces featuring the art of Clayton Keyes, Lindsay Larremore and more. You won't want to miss the new work of some old pros and of some fresh meat. Visit madorangallery.com for more information.
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