Don't Say It. Trade in your pajamas and primetime TV schedule for a hilarious Thursday night at the Performing Arts Center, 110 2nd St. See The Unmentionables, the surprisingly funny story of a group of pure-hearted American missionaries whose 'good intentions' end up causing quite the ruckus in a tiny African village. Presented by The Playhouse Tulsa. Shows starts at 7:30pm. Visit tulsapac.com for tickets and more info.
Fly Away. Remember being a child and purchasing one of those kites in a bag at the grocery store? Well, this is nothing like that. Experience the 19th Annual Festival of Kites presented by the Tulsa Windriders and the American Kite Fliers Association. Bring your family for a day of kite buggy, fighter kite demonstrations and more. Visit facebook.com/tulsawindriders for more info.
Gamble for a Cause. JGet your checkbook and poker face ready to support cancer research at the 9th Annual Handlebars and Hotrods Poker Run and Indoor Show hosted by Cancer Sucks. Bring your brood and enjoy tons of vendors, live music, and poker, of course. The first 500 poker participants will receive a free event t-shirt and all attendees can enter to win a 2012 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster. Admission is a $10 donation and poker is $25. Poker Run out by noon, in by 3:30pm. Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St. Visit cancersucks.com for more info.
Thanks, Mom. Be thankful for your mom everyday, but this Mother's Day show her just how much you care at The Melting Pot, 300 Riverwalk Terrace, Jenks. Treat your mom to a four course fondue and a "Mom-osa" to celebrate her special day. The Melting Pot even has you covered when it comes to gifts. From flowers to body lotions and cook books -- your mother will forget all about your naughtiness as a child. Call 918-299-8000 for reservations or more info.
Dreams of the Silverscreen. Spend your Monday night supporting the young 'Coppolas' and 'Scorseses' of Tulsa at the First Annual "Big Picture" Film Festival, presented by Tulsa Tech. Made by students, for students, the film festival will feature short films by budding filmmakers from high school to college age. 6-9pm. Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave. Visit circlecinema.com for more info.
Easy Listening. Take a break from the everyday city sounds and treat your ears to an evening of smooth live jazz in the Vista room at Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd. Listen to 'America's Music' performed by local favorites, Good Vibes. Bring your significant other and enjoy dinner catered by The Restaurant at Gilcrease for $8. Visit gilcrease.utulsa.edu for more info.
Locavores Unite. Feed your inner locavore (someone who prefers locally grown goodies) and buy fresh at the Brookside Farmer's Market every Wednesday from 8am-noon. Support local farms and enjoy the fruits, veggies and more made right here in good ol' Oklahoma. The market is located in the parking lot of Food Pyramid, 3915 S. Peoria Ave. Visit brooksidetheplacetobe.com for more info.
Look Who's 40. Grab your friends and join the hundreds of people who disperse the streets of downtown every year for Tulsa's International
Mayfest. Mayfest is celebrating their 40th year of art and festivities with live performances, street vendors and artist booths. Bring the children for kid's arts and crafts and many more activities. Mayfest is held on Main Street between 3rd and 6th Streets. Visit tulsamayfest.org for more info.
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