Music at the Mansion: Holiday Happening

Dec 11th, 14 Posted in Uncategorized Add your comment!

Music at the Mansion
Holiday Happening
Thursday, Dec. 18th, 1:30 PM

Come hear a showcase of many of this year’s performances along with music for the Holidays. Afterwards, meet the artists and join THS and Hyechka for cookies and punch.

Admission is FREE for THS members/students/children.
$5/adults, $3/seniors

PROGRAM

Brady McElligott:

Deep River    (Traditional, arr. H.T. Burleigh)
Mary had a Baby  (Traditional, arr. J.R. Johnson)
Behold that Star  (Traditional, arr. Mark Hayes)
Go Tell it on the Mountain   (Traditional, arr. Mark Hayes)
Christmas Variations   (arr. William Stickles)
Noël   (by Auguste Holmès)
Petit Papa Noël  (by Raymond Vincy and Henri Martinet)
Un Flambeau, Jeanette Isabelle  (Traditional, arr. Mark Hayes)

Meray Boustani & Lyndon Meyer:

Gesu Bambino — Pietro A. Yon
Rise Up, Shepherd and Follow — Spiritual
Nutcracker March — Arr. Mikhail Pletnev (piano solo)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas — Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
I’ll Be Home For Christmas — Kim Gannon and Walter Kent
Sleigh Ride — Leroy Anderson (piano solo)
Baby It’s Cold Outside — Frank Loesser (vocal duet)
O Holy Night — Adolphe Adam

1950s Tulsa Exhibit – How YOU can help

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Help us tell Tulsa’s tales of the 1950s

Have you heard? We’re currently working on our next major exhibit that will feature Tulsa’s history from the 1950s and we need YOUR help.

Do you have objects, photographs, or memories from the 1950s that you would be willing to share? If you have items or information to share, or want to learn more about loaning objects to the museum, please contact Maggie Brown, Director of Exhibits, mbrown@tulsahistory.org or 918.712.9484.

Share your memories with our 1950s Memories Survey:

If you have personal stories about the “nifty fifties” in Tulsa or have heard tales from family or friends about their experiences we need your help. Your information and memories will help add to our exhibit research and may even be featured in the gallery.

Wreaths Across America

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Saturday, December 13th

11:00 AM

Perryman Cemetery

32nd and Utica

The Perryman Cemetery, located at 32nd and Utica, is one of two Tulsa-area cemeteries hosting a Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday, December 13 at 10 a.m. Ceremonies will also take place at a number of cemeteries across the country during this time. The Tulsa Historical Society, owner of the cemetery property, is working with local chapters of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW) to present the ceremony.  The Perryman Cemetery is Tulsa’s oldest private cemetery and the historic resting place of Creek Native American soldiers who fought in the Civil War. Notably, one grave belongs to a Creek Chief, Legus Perryman, who served in the war. Please join us during the ceremony as we honor these veterans during a special time of remembrance.

Started at the Arlington National Cemetery in 1992 by Maine wreath store owner, Morrill Worcester, Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization that coordinates annual wreath laying ceremonies at the graves of veterans across the U.S. Funded solely by donations, the ceremonies serve as a way to remember the nation’s heroes during the holiday season.

“Seasons of the Heartland”

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Don’t miss the last week of the art show and sale!

Through December 6th

Presented by the Tulsa Artists Guild and the Tulsa Historical Society.

Original artwork for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Tulsa Historical Society.

Visit the Tulsa Artists Guild website HERE.

Closed for Thanksgiving

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The museum will be closed November 27th – 30th.

Regular museum hours will resume on

Tuesday, December 2nd at 10 AM.

Our Tulsa River Heritage

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“A conversation about our Tulsa River heritage”

Monday, November 17th, 6:30 PM

Featuring former Mayors Robert J. LaFortune and Susan Savage, retired Public Works Director Charles L. Hardt, and author Ann Patton.

Mayor LaFortune wrote the foreword to The Tulsa River, and interviews with Mayor Savage and Mr. Hardt are featured in the book.  Speakers will share their stories about growing up in a river town and historic events such as the creation of River Parks and the 1986 flood, as well as their visions for the future.

All will join photographer Vernis Maxell and editor Tracy LeGrand for book signings.

FREE admission, and books will be for sale.

About the book:

The Tulsa River, a new book of stories about Tulsa’s life with the Arkansas River, is available now in a limited first edition. The coffee-table-style book has 110 full-color photographs.

The Tulsa River is a natural and civic history of the river from its beginning millions of years ago in snow packs of the Colorado Rockies, as the river carved its way through the now-buried Tulsa Mountains and found its way to the Mississippi River in Arkansas. The story ends with the promise of A Gathering Place and River Parks, with Tulsans describing their diverse ideas for the future.

Author Ann Patton

“The Tulsa River tells the story of our city’s struggle to live in harmony with our river, which lured mankind to this spot on earth, shaped our town, occasionally terrorized and often sustained us, and promises to gather our diverse peoples together,” Patton said. “We spent two years living with and learning about our river, and the more we learned, the more there was to explore and understand. This book is, simply, a labor of love for our river and our community.”

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