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Fall break: Destination Tulsa

Staying in Tulsa this Fall Break? Don’t settle for a week’s overload of Facebook.

For those students from out of state, there are events happening close by to fill your break.

Get active and go for a ride

Free bicycle rentals are provided by the Warren Medical Research Foundation. They are available at three stops along Riverside (21st & Riverside, 41st & Riverside and 96th & Riverside). It makes for a wonderful afternoon and it’s free. Swipe your credit card for collateral and return the bike when you’re done.

For more information visit: Tulsa Townies

Try the Tulsa Transit

$3.25 at QuickTrip will buy you a one-day unlimited ride pass for the Tulsa Transit. A thirty minute ride will take you to downtown Tulsa. On Tuesday afternoon, the Downtown Tulsa Farmers’ Market is in full swing. Stands are filled with Oklahoma’s fresh produce and nifty crafts.

For more information visit: Tulsa Transit  or OKGrown

Grab some good grub

Head over to one of Guthrie Green’s last Food Truck Wednesday. Oct. 16 will be one of their last food truck events of the year. Stop by the Guthrie Green from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Live music and affordable food makes for a college student’s dream.

For more information visit: Guthrie Green

Movie in the Park

Thursday, Oct. 17 at 8:30 p.m. Guthrie Green will be hosting a free movie in the park. Citizens are encouraged to log on to Facebook and vote for the movie that will be showing. The choices include: The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Empire Records.

For more information visit: Guthrie Green’s Facebook

Take a road trip

A couple hours drive and a plan can make for an amazing outing. Grab some friends, split the gas and drive.

Two hours away, a quaint town called Poteau is hosting a Poteau BalloonFest. Events include hot air balloons, mud pits, a BBQ competition and more. A $5 entrance fee makes this an affordable event sure to be packed with fun.

For more information visit: Poteau BalloonFest

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