T-Town Rundo What's Happening Around the Tulsa Area Today

You're just an afternoon and evening away from Friday and the onset of the weekend. Christmas is also just around the corner. So how about some area events to get you in the mood Thursday?

As always, follow for full-length coverage on larger stories occurring in the area, state and nation. The following events are just some of those happening Wednesday with updates posted throughout the morning as we send out crews and reporters to stories we're working on for our evening newscasts.

BOK Center: The weather is right for you and your family to head out to Winterfest. Bundle up and buy some hot chocolate before you head out to the ice rink. There are also plenty of other free events and sights to see Downtown.

For the Art Lovers: Head on over to Chapman Music Hall at the Performing Arts Center for Phill Cooper's newest showcase. Visitors can see his oil paintings of ordinary objects becoming extraordinary through the month of December from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Christmas Lights: Head on over to Broken Arrow for their annual Rhema lights display. Visitors can see the displays at Rhema Baptist Church with two million lights and over 100,000 shimmering bulbs synchronized to Christmas music.

Muskogee: If Broken Arrow isn't your thing, then head to Muskogee's Garden of Lights showcase at Honor Heights Park. With more than 1,000,000 shimmering lights and 120 acres of trees, bushes and water areas decorated, you're bound to be in the Christmas season by the end of it.

Tulsa: Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol continues at the John H. Williams Theater in the Tulsa PAC. The show starts at 7:30pm. Additional performances are set for December 19th-22nd.

More Theatre: The PAC is also showing The Eight: Reindeer Monologues beginning at 8 p.m. The dark comedy casts Santa in a bad light when one of his reindeer accuses him of sexual harassment.

Music: If you are in the mood to party before the end of the world, head over to the Vanguard Music Hall for a concert beginning at 8 p.m. Musical guests include Darku J and Xylo Sesame.

Hardesty Center: Those looking for some poetry this evening can head attend Fairy Tales & Fables beginning at 6 p.m. Music, magic and costumes will be in store for all those present.