At the Plate. Baseball fans have been waiting patiently, but it's finally here. The Tulsa Drillers take on the San Antonio Missions in the team's home opener at ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave, as the night starts early with a 6:15pm parade on N. Greenwood Avenue across from OSU-Tulsa. First pitch is 7:05pm. Tickets start at $5.
Witness the wonders of magic when the Masters of Illusion arrive for a 7:30pm show at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., and prepare to be astounded by escapologists, mentalists and sleight-of-hand artists.
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Country's Bright Stars. It's a pretty amazing streak, really. Four-time Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert with Dierks Bentley will perform at 7:30pm at the BOK Center. Lambert recently made it four in a row by picking up the top female award presented by the Academy of Country Music, which also handed her two other awards: record of the year and single record of the year.
A Viewing with Voice. Experience the rare combination of Arias & Art from 1-2pm at the Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Road, as performers from the Tulsa Opera Studio sing selections from Verdi's masterpiece Aida. Then take a guided tour of the Italian Renaissance galleries with breaks for more music highlighting regions of Italy. Tickets $8.29 for adults.
The Butterfly Effect. Get outside and help advance the study of nature at the 7th Annual Early Spring Butterfly Count for Citizen Scientists held at the Mary K. Oxley Nature Center, in Mohawk Park at 5701 E. 36th St N. from 8:30am until dusk. Participants can stay for all or only part of the count, and are placed in a group with an experienced guide to observe the winged wonders. Bring a lunch, water and your own binoculars (if you have them) and meet at the picnic shelter. $3 fee, call in advance 918-669-6644 to register.
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Sense of Rhythm. The setting will be appropriate for the 12th Annual Thomas Matthews Concert featuring Organized Rhythm at 7:30pm at Trinity Episcopal Church, 501 S. Cincinnati Ave. downtown. Talented organist Clive Driskill-Smith is based in England, while his musical partner, percussionist Joseph Gramley, has also toured the world, performing with luminaries like cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Better than Bacon. Some things are meant to be savored. The Wine and Swine dinner at 6:30pm at The Tavern, 201 N. Main St., presents a four-course meal centered around roasted pig and just-right wine pairings from the Oregon-based Raptor Ridge Winery. Tickets are $75, with an optional $25 wine seminar at 5:30pm, and are available at taverntulsa.com.
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Look Up to This. The artwork lights up the room with Chandelier: An Exhibition of Illuminated Objects from 1-9pm at Living Arts, 307 E. Brady St., with funky fixtures hanging from the ceiling. Artists used metal, wood, glass and clay, among other materials to craft these one-of-a-kind works. On display at the Living Arts gallery through April 25. Check livingarts.org for hours.
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