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Upcoming Events at Tulsa Convention Center
By Tourism Industry Partner
Tulsa, OK–February 24, 2011-The Tulsa Convention Center has a variety of events scheduled in March and is host to several Tulsa 66ers home games.
· JAMfest Cheer and Dance Nationals, March 5-6 (TCC Arena)
· YWCA Tulsa, Wine, Women and Shoes, March 4-5 (Tulsa Ballroom)
· Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter’s Memory Gala, March 10 (Tulsa Ballroom)
· Tulsa 66ers basketball games, March 11, 12, 22, 25 ,26 (TCC Arena)
· National Wild Turkey Federation- Tulsa Chapter Banquet, March 12 (Conference Hall)
· Metcalf Gun and Knife Show, March 12-13 (Exhibit Hall BC)
· The Mental Health Association in Tulsa, Carnivale, March 26, (Tulsa Ballroom)
The JAMfest Cheer and Dance Nationals in the TCC Arena is a free event and open to the public. More than 50 teams take the stage during this unique and high-energy competition. The event begins at 10 am Saturday, March 5 and 9 am on Sunday, March 6.
Put on your party shoes for Wine, Women and Shoes benefiting YWCA Tulsa. A private VIP winemakers’ reception will be held March 4 at 6 pm in the Tulsa Ballroom. The signature event at 11:30 on March 5 features a luncheon, fashion show and shopping with top shoe and accessory retailers. For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.winewomenandshoes.com/ywcatulsa.
The 16th Annual Memory Gala in the Tulsa Ballroom benefits the Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma and Arkansas Chapter. Silent and live auctions will raise money to battle Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. The evening will also include complimentary valet, wine, dinner service and guest speaker. For additional information call the chapter headquarters at (918) 481-7741 or visit www.alz.org/alzokar.
The National Wild Turkey Federation’s Tulsa Chapter will have their Annual NWTF Banquet on March 12 in the Conference Hall. The event benefits the National Wild Turkey Federation and their dedication to the conservation of the wild turkey. The organization also provides scholarships and supports archery in schools and several Oklahoma schools’ shooting clubs. To purchase tickets call (918) 636-9879.
The Metcalf Gun and Knife Show returns to the Exhibit Halls with high-quality gun and knife vendors. The event is $12 at the door and opens at 9 am Saturday, March 12 and 10 am Sunday, March 13. Attendees parking in the Civic Center Parkade, located on 3rd Street, will receive one admission coupon per car for one discounted admission to show.
The Mental Health Association in Tulsa hosts Carnivale in the Tulsa Ballroom on March 26. This black-tie event provides funding for the Association’s housing facilities and other services to the community. The expected crowd of more than 700 will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres beginning at 6:30. Then dinner prepared by Chef Devin Levine and world-class entertainment including DJ Yuri. For additional information visit the event website, www.mhat.com/MHAT/Carnivale.
The NBA Development League, the Tulsa 66ers, direct affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder, continues the season with five home games in March. They will face off with Sioux Falls on March 11 and 12, Austin on March 22, Texas on March 25 and Rio Grande Valley on March 26. For additional information and tickets, visit the Tulsa 66ers event page on the Convention Center’s website.
Tickets for public events can be purchased at www.tulsaconvention.com, Tulsa Convention Center box office on event days, Arby’s Box Office at the BOK Center, all Tickets.com outlets or charge by phone at 877-TULSA-CC.
The Tulsa Convention Center is located in downtown Tulsa at 7th and Houston. For more information and photos, visit the Convention Center’s new website www.tulsaconvention.com.
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Tulsa Convention Center
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100 Civic Center :: Tulsa :: OK :: 74103