Oompa Loompa. Take a short trip north to explore the weird world of Wonka with The Children's Musical Theatre of Bartlesville, which will present Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka at 7pm. Performances will run through July 15 at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 S.E. Adams Blvd., Bartlesville.
Song and Dance. Presenting her eighth Summerstage Cabaret show with a celebration from the music of Irving Berlin, Janet Rutland has created a show you won't want to miss with What'll I do? Lovers of ragtime will be in awe of Rutland's dedication to the American composer as she showcases one of the greatest songwriters in American history. The cabaret will show July 13 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. Visit tulsapac.com for more info.
Pinkies Out. The Gilcrease Museum invites all young ladies out to afternoon tea this Saturday. The American Doll Tea Party, held at the museum, offers young girls a chance to enjoy some tea with their dolls, as Martha Washington would serve it. Really get into character by dressing for the event in period style costuming. A call to 918-596-2774 will secure your spot at the table. Visit gilcrease.org for more info.
Craft Happy. Grab your craft bag and head out to the largest arts, crafts, and antiques show in town. An Affair of the Heart of Tulsa is a three-day shopping event featuring uniquely handmade items for those with a penchant for crafting. Craft lovers will be able to browse over 405 independent retailers and are sure to find something to suit their fancy. The craft extravaganza will be held July 13 through July 15 at the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square,4145 E. 41st St. Visit aaoth.com for more info.
From the Heart. Take in the art of a different local artist every month at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, 621 E. 4th St. From now until the end of July, see the works of former "Art of Healing" nurse and artist Sharon Allred in a combination of mixed media, collage, oil painting and more. Visit okeq.org for more info.
Chunk the Junk. Get up off your stoop and get out to the Schusterman-Benson Library, 3333 E. 32nd Pl., at 6pm for Good Food Needs You! Learn not only about what food is healthy, but also about how you can support the supply of healthy food in this documentary and the discussion that will follow. Visit tulsalibrary.org for more info.
The Future Awaits. Support local budding Picassos at the "Artists of the Future" exhibit at Your Design, 211 S. Main St. Broken Arrow. The exhibit, on display from July 5 through August 17, will showcase some of the county's finest up and coming artists, all under the age of 26. Visit facebook.com/YourDesign.BA for more info
Peachy. We're talkin' peach pies, turnovers, cobblers and jams at he 46th annual Porter Peach Festival. Peach lovers alike can enjoy events throughout the day from a 5K run to an antique tractor pull and more. Peach lovers rejoice because the fest is free is free and runs from July 19-21. The festival will be located downtown along Main Street E0800 Road and N4230 Road in Porter, OK. Visit porterpeachfestivals.com for more info.
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