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Businesses are opening back up and you're probably ready to leave the house. Here's a guide to outdoor, timed events and restaurants that are taking extreme health precautions as we enter the new normal. And for further reading, definitely check out our guide to Tulsa's parks and outdoor spaces.
7355 E. Easton St.
Theaters are reopening but your safest bet is to pile into the car and catch a film at the Admiral Twin. Currently showing classics and family favorites until studios resume releasing new films. Concessions are open for popcorn, candy and drinks only, so wear a mask and practice social distancing.
2727 S. Rockford Ave.
The acclaimed exhibit Tulsa Treasures was cut short by COVID-19 closures. Featuring privately owned art and objects from Tulsans, the show has been extended and the Philbrook is partially reopened. Guests are required to purchase timed-entry tickets in advance. The Villa, galleries and restaurant remain closed, however, tickets include entry to the lush Philbrook Gardens.
324 E. 1st St.
Vintage Wine Bar is now reservation-only with limited capacity seating. Their food program features a fixed price international tasting menu paired with cocktails and regional wines. Temperature checks and masks are mandatory for staff and guests when not seated.
6800 S. Elwood Ave.
Turkey Mountain is the perfect outdoor retreat. Whether you're into hiking, cycling, running or simply want to experience nature, 300 acres of wilderness and miles of trails ensure a safe escape from the home. Some facilities such as restrooms may be closed.
Sidenote: Tulsa has plenty more parks and outdoor spaces to explore.
Not your standard curbside pick-up, McNellie's Group is catering family meals with unique selections each day. Portioned for four people, the prices are a steal and the menu is refined and familiar. Orders must be placed 24-hours in advance and are pick-up only from The Bond Event Center downtown. Bon appétit!
1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Gilcrease is open to the public with safety measures in place. Online reservations are required. If you're not ready to leave the house yet, we understand. Until we're in the clear, check out Gilcrease Museum's online collections to see paintings, sculptures, Indigenous art and artifacts from a first-rate American art institution.
221 E. Archer St.
Solo shopping hours are available through September. Sign up at magiccitybooks.com. You and three immediate family members will have one hour to privately browse the store. Pick up some poetry from Tulsa born poet Joy Harjo, Jennifer Croft's recent memoir, or the children's book Good Night Tulsa.
201 N. Elgin Ave.
Drillers baseball has resumed, but sports fans can also catch some action at ONEOK Field with FC Tulsa. Their season resumes with home matches on August 12 through October. Tickets should be purchased online and organizers are ensuring minimal contact at their facilities.
1347 E. 11th St.
Passing through Tulsa from Oakhurst to Catoosa, historic Route 66 is lined with attractions to see from your car or visit safely. We might recommend starting at Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios, a gift shop dedicated to the Mother Road and one of Tulsa's newest attractions. (It's the address listed above.) Check out the open-air Route 66 Historical Museum, Blue Whale and neon motel signs on 11th St.