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BIXBY 2020-2021 Community Profile

LIVING GUIDE

A Vision for Our City

Best Small Town in Oklahoma Bixby Metro Chamber’s

#ONEBIXBY

Mission

An Exciting Time

To be a Bixby Spartan


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LIVING GUIDE

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Introduction A Vision for Our City . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

Features A Message from Rob Miller . . . . . . . . . 9 Bixby History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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#ONEBIXBY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Helpful Information Community Contacts . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Why We Love Bixby . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Bixby at a Glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Community Events . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Coupons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Map of Bixby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

A Vision for Our City

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#ONE BIXBY 12

A Message from Rob Miller #ONEBIXBY

#ONE #ONE BIXBY 22 BIXBY 18 Why We Love Bixby

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Bixby at a Glance

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Published by Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce 2020. Layout and design by Trost Marketing. Cover photos courtesy Mike Simons, Tulsa World and Renee Corvin Editorial photographs in this publication were supplied by the Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce, Bixby Outreach Center, James Gibbard of the Tulsa World, Joseph Rushmore of the Tulsa World and Mike Tedford, unless otherwise noted, Copyright Š 2020. All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including a photocopy, recording, or any information retrieval system, without prior written consent from the publisher. While every effort has been made to maintain the accuracy of information presented in this guide and avoid errors, the Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions.

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INTRODUCTION

A Vision for Our City

Brian Guthrie, Mayor

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Harmony Bridge

Bixby’s main goal is to provide the best possible quality of life for our residents. We continue to achieve this goal in two ways, by creating destination attractions and providing opportunity for economic growth. Bixby neighbors Oklahoma’s second largest city, Tulsa. While Tulsa comprises over 200 square miles, Bixby’s 25 square miles provides residents with the “small town charm” while having ample access to amenities and entertainment. For several years running, Oklahoma Magazine has awarded Bixby the Best Small Town in Oklahoma award. Growing more than double in population since the beginning of the 2000s, Bixby has become Tulsa’s fastest-growing suburb, packing in numerous destination attractions into our 25 square miles. Strategically we have planned outdoor lifestyle attractions along the Arkansas River which flows through the middle of our town. This creates not only a beautiful and serene backdrop for events and activity, but also increases our cities’ walkability. Residents can visit Washington Irving Memorial Park & Arboretum, a 32.5 acre wonderfully wooded park located just north of the Arkansas River Bridge, and walk or bike the trail leading into the Downtown River Corridor. The Corridor crosses Harmony Bridge into Bentley Park Sports Complex and finishes into

Lake Bixhoma


Downtown Bixby. Throughout the years, we have increased quality of life for our residents by spending over $20 million on the Downtown River Corridor. Improvements include not only the Harmony Bridge, but also the upcoming addition of a North River Access park between the Harmony Bridge and Washington Irving Memorial Park & Arboretum. The North River Access Park accommodates additional parking and adds more greenspace along the River.

that add to the quality of life in Bixby. This also helps with our bonding capacity. Our bond rating is the 2nd highest of all Oklahoma cities, with only Oklahoma City surpassing us. As the City continues to grow, we will continue toward maintaining our Best Small Town and ensuring the quality of life for residents remains unsurpassed.

The regional walking trail leads from Harmony Bridge to Bentley Park Sports Complex. The Complex consists of 114 acres housing 14 youth soccer fields, an International Soccer Field, practice fields, a large playground, splash pad, 2 quads of baseball and 2 quads of softball, horseshoe pits, and bocce courts. In 2020, we are expanding the amenities at the Sports Complex by adding additional parking, lacrosse and football fields. The final stretch of the trail goes from Bentley Park into Downtown Bixby. Bixby’s Downtown Streetscape Project, which will be completed in 2020, will assist in Downtown River District Revitalization efforts leading to a growth of business in Downtown. Not only has the population increased, with an average of 270 new residential housing permits issued each year since 2000, but the revenue received from sales tax has seen a 34% increase over the last five years. Delivery services have also added a revenue source for the City with a 70% increase in use tax received since collection began in 2017. The increase in revenue allows us to continually invest in infrastructure and other needs

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Bixby Public Schools Rob Miller, Superintendent of Schools

The Bixby school system is a wonderful place for people to work and students to learn. Having recently completed my second year as Superintendent of Schools, I am confident we a strong foundation to accomplish incredible things for Bixby’s children and families over the next decade and beyond. Bixby is one of the fastest growing districts in Oklahoma. In the last ten years, Bixby has progressed from a 5A school district with just over 4,000 students to a 6A district of over 6,800 students. The district’s growth is anticipated to continue for the next decade, reaching over 9,000 students in 2028. To accommodate this student growth, we have recently completed a classroom wing at the Middle School this year and will open a new West Elementary and Intermediate School in August. Over the next year, we will begin planning for an extensive renovation of our High School campus, beginning as early as the summer of 2022. The district has a well-deserved reputation for excellence in academics, athletics, arts, and student activities. Bixby High School is rated in the top 15 high schools in the state in annual ratings done by US News and World Report. Our students’ proficiency levels on annual state testing has been among the highest in Oklahoma for many years. Of course, we are very proud of our five-time state champion Spartan Football Team, the six-time state champion Pride of Bixby Marching Band, and

our award-winning Marine Corps Junior ROTC program, among others. Suffice it to say, we have many things for which to be proud in BPS. I am also pleased with our district’s efforts to instill character and citizenship in our students. Bixby Schools is the only district in Oklahoma to be recognized as a Great Expectations Model District. These practices and philosophies match well with our Spartan motto to “Learn Well and Live with Honor.” Our vision in Bixby Schools is to be a place where all students have the opportunity to learn, excel, and own their future. We are committed to the shared mission of “igniting the potential of every child.” Our updated strategic plan is driven by the premise that we must be innovative and responsive to meet the needs of every child in our schools. It is an exciting time to be a Bixby Spartan! Bixby is blessed to have involved citizens who are committed to making our city a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. I have witnessed this pride in our schools and community as I have worked with various groups throughout the year. As Superintendent, visibility and accessibility will always be important goals. I encourage your involvement in our schools and welcome your questions, comments or concerns. I can be reached directly at 918.366.2211 or by email at rmiller@bixbyps.org.

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BIXBY HISTORY

a town located in the Creek Nation Indian Territory.

1899

Bixby has a rich history full of growth and progress. The history of Bixby is like many other cities – agriculture was the major industry and the lure of the region with its lush river bottom land. It was a contest between the settlers and Mother Nature (floods, droughts, hail, wind, rain, tornadoes). Oil and gas also played a part of Bixby’s story, along with ongoing issues with bridges and crossing the Arkansas River.

with everything centrally located within one square mile. Residents traveled to Tulsa for special occasions but as Tulsa grew closer, the easy access to automobiles and spread of Tulsa shopping areas sent consumer dollars to the north. Bixby could either grow to meet these demands or plateau…so it adapted, and grew. And grew. And grew. Our past shows us that our city will continue to grow and accommodate our expanding residential population with new entertainment, shopping, and services.

1904 Bixby incorporated to become an independent self-governing town.

1906 1911

A 1,000 barrel-a-day oil well is drilled south of town; the resulting oil boom boosted the economy for many years.

Bixby becomes a major shipping center for produce by railroad and is deemed “The Garden Spot of Oklahoma.”

Bixby was split into two towns by the Midlan Valley Railroad.

the Arkansas River, then the longest bridge west of the Mississippi River.

1913 1921

The Albert Pike Highway (now US Highway 64) is laid between Muskogee and Tulsa.

1947

After World War II, the Bixby Chamber of Commerce is established by local business leaders.

1941

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#ONEBIXBY Since 1947, the Bixby Metro Chamber has been the key organization for businesses in the Bixby area. Our mission is to offer a wide variety of programs and services that stimulate economic growth and spearhead initiatives that help grow the Bixby community. 

We accomplish our mission by helping to: 1) Create a Better Community through advocacy, relationship building and events;  2) Build Stronger Businesses through visibility, connections and marketing; and  3) Personal Development through leadership development, education and committee involvement.  While a typical year for the Chamber includes business and community events, education opportunities and multiple publications, 2020 has proven to be a year of change for all of us. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the need for a local business network to the forefront. The Chamber’s goal during the height of the pandemic response was, and into the future is, to be a key disseminator of information for our businesses and our community. Keeping business owners educated on guidelines for safety, federal, state, and local changes and rules that affect their operations, and providing an avenue for our citizens to know that our businesses are open and active is a small part of what the Chamber does on a daily basis, and we hope that our Partner businesses and beyond were able to benefit from these services. Making sure all businesses continue to have access to funding, balance the need for additional safety protocols

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while protecting the ability to do business, and aiding with needed marketing and network building will continue to be top priorities for the Chamber. In 2019 we announced the creation of the Bixby Development Foundation, a 501(c)3 entity that will focus on the long-term success of the Bixby area. One piece of the strategy for the Foundation was a location that can support our current and future entrepreneurs, and in January of this year we officially unveiled plans for a future building in partnership with the City of Bixby. Our goal for this space is both private and shared workspace for entrepreneurs, space for business and education events, conference room space and space for virtual meetings. We want this building to be a source of community pride and fill a need for our start-ups and early stage companies with accessible space, mentoring, and resources needed to grow their business. We don’t know what the future holds. The flooding event of May 2019 showed us all what our community is - #OneBixby. The challenges of 2020 have proven that the spirit that makes Bixby such a wonderful community was not a one-time event but an ongoing, underlying thread that shows up consistently. The support of our locally owned and small businesses has been inspiring – the ways that our business community and service organizations have stepped up to re-enforce their love for our city – and the way we have all worked together during a time of challenge proves this. We are proud to serve Bixby, and here for anything that may be needed. As we move forward, we envision it being together, prosperous, and continuing the #OneBixby spirit.

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HELPFUL INFORMATION

Community Contacts EMERGENCIES

Telephone / Internet / Cable

Bixby Fire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911 Bixby Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911 Ambulance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 596-3000 or 911 Highway Patrol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 627-0440 Poison Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 764-7661 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 596-9222 Child or Adult Abuse Hotline . . . . . . . . (800) 522-3511 Teen Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 522-8336

BTC Broadband . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-8000 Cox Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 286-4500

COMMUNITY Animal Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-4430 Better Business Bureau Tulsa . . . . . . . . (918) 492-1266 Bixby Outreach Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-9226 Chamber of Commerce . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-9445 City Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-4430 City Watch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-4262 Community Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-4841 Drivers License Testing (Jenks) . . . . . . (918) 632-7700 Fire Dept (non emergency) . . . . . . . . (918) 366-8600 Health Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 369-3155 Hunting and Fishing License . . . . . . . . (918) 744-1039 Marriage License (Tulsa County) . . . .(918) 596-5452 Mosquito Complaints (Tulsa County) (918) 595-4219 Library, Bixby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-3397 Library, Hardesty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 250-7300 Police Dept (non emergency) . . . . . . .(918) 366-8294 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(800) 275-8777 Senior Citizens Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 369-4160 Tag Agency – Bixby Central . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-7797 Tag Agency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 369-4630 Time and Temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 477-1000 Voter Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 596-5787 YMCA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 369-9622

NEWSPAPERS Bixby Breeze . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 254-1515 Tulsa World. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 581-8300 Value News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 828-9600

UTILITIES WATER - City of Bixby Public Works. .(918) 366-4430 RR District #6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 827-6350

Trash American Waste Control . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 446-0023 Owens Trash Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 852-3165

Bixby Public Schools Administration Building . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-2200 North Elementary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-2690 Central Elementary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-2281 East Elementary & Intermed . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-1712 Central Intermediate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-2249 Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-2201 North Intermediate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-2671 Senior High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-2222 Learning Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 366-2353 Enrollment Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-2340

City Of Bixby bixby.com 116 West Needles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 366-4430 City Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 422 Public Works Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ext 404 City Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 437 City Planner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 427 City Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 425 Court Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 424 City Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 472 Neighborhood Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ext 450 Animal Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 433 Bixby Cemetery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 428 Police Chief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 421 Fire Chief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ext 458

Tulsa County tulsacounty.org County Commissioner District 3 . . . .(918) 596-5010 County Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 596-5801 County Health Department . . . . . . . . . (918) 591-6100 . . . . . (918) 596-5601 Court Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 596-5000 County Election Board . . . . . . . . . . . . .(918) 596-5780

ELECTRICITY / GAS AEP / PSO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (888) 216-3523 East Central Electric Cooperative . . . . (918) 756-0833 Oklahoma Gas and Electric . . . . . . . . (800) 522-0280 Oklahoma Natural Gas . . . . . . . . . . . . (918) 834-8000

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Why We Love Bixby We love Bixby, and we know you do too! Here are some of our favorite things Bixby and the surrounding area offer.

Shopping

Parks

Whether you are looking for modern furniture from North Carolina Furniture Mart, a piece of Bixby bling from Fieldhouse Gear, or that oneof-a-kind fashion accessory from Abelina’s, the Bixby area aims to please. There are many options along South Memorial Drive in addition to major shopping districts like Post Rock Plaza, including car dealers, produce shops, and furniture stores.

Bixby offers numerous outdoor activities at their parks which include the Bentley Park Super Playground and Splash Pad, Washington Irving Memorial Park and Arboretum, Charley Young Event Park, Quail Creek Park and Lake Bixhoma. Bentley Park’s splash pad and playground are popular destinations for local families, but the park provides further amenities including walking trails connecting to the Arkansas River and state of the art facilities for baseball and softball tournaments. Washington Irving Memorial Park boasts beautifully wooded walking trails and picnic areas. Lake Bixhoma offers a retreat from the buzz of everyday life, providing a relaxing place to walk, fish, or enjoy a quiet picnic along the water. Charley Young Event Park features family friendly programming almost every weekend, including a Farmer’s Market during the summer months.

Dining Finding somewhere to relax after a long day of shopping and entertainment is easy in Bixby deciding which restaurant to choose is the hard part. From popular favorites, such as Chick-fil-A, Hideaway Pizza, and Jimmy’s Egg to locally owned restaurants such as Ah-Sigh-e, Cardinal Club, Johnson’s Stepping Stone Café, Michael V’s, or Dos Bandidos, to hot spots such as Treys Bar & Grill and the ever popular Nothing Bundt Cakes, the Bixby area has it all. Hit one of our events and you will find Bixby’s own 1907 Barbecue serving from their food truck!

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Healthcare Healthcare is one of the most vital services a community offers. Bixby’s proximity to quality healthcare certainly makes it an attractive place to live. There are two major hospitals within a 15-minute drive from the center of Bixby, and multiple doctors’ offices located in the city. St. John’s recently opened a primary care and urgent care in the heart of Bixby, and Utica Park Clinic is now open as well. OU Physicians Tulsa South opened in 2018 to serve our residents. Bixby H

is centrally located to thousands of physicians covering every major area of practice — all to ensure our community’s well-being.

Community of Faith Bixby is home to many houses of worship. Whether you are looking for contemporary, modern, or something in between, you will find it. Bixby’s churches, despite differences in denomination or beliefs, all work together to better the community in their own way.

HOSPITALS

PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS

Ascension St. John Bixby

Saint Francis South

7673 East 121st Street South Bixby, OK 74008 918-403-7140

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URGENT CARE CENTERS

11717 South Memorial Drive Bixby, OK 74008 918-369-9555

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8005 East 106th Street Tulsa, OK 74133 918-634-7600

Utica Park Clinic 12620 S Memorial Drive Bixby, OK 74008 918-574-0150

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The Age of Community written by Travis Davidson

I couldn’t help but repeat those words in my head: “What’s Local?” I began to think what the world, and more specifically the local economy of the South Tulsa/Bixby area, would be like if the questions of “Where should we shop?”, “Where should we eat?”, or “Where should we (enter your favorite verb here)?”, were always met with “RESTAURANTEURS ARE TAKING THEIR INFLUENCE “What’s local?”. OUTSIDE OF THEIR FOUR WALLS AND LOOKING TO We opened POSITIVELY IMPACT THEIR COMMUNITY. SOME PEOPLE Treys Bar & Grill in MAY NEVER SET FOOT IN THESE RESTAURANTS, BUT CAN November of 2014 STILL FEEL THE AFFECTS OF THEIR EFFORTS.” and then Cardinal Club in February Bandido’s, Scott’s, Stepping Stone,” I of 2020. Both are located at 108th replied, as I tried not to leave anyone and Memorial in The Vineyard on out that I knew was still offering Memorial. The vision behind Treys carryout service. We ended up with Bar & Grill was to let our South Tulsa some delicious chili-cheese dogs from and Bixby neighbors know that they Chet’s Dairy Freeze. As we sat and ate, hadn’t been left for dead with chain “What’s local?” my executive chef asked me when I offered to buy lunch for the Cardinal Club staff during the “April Dining Room Shutdown of 2020” due to COVID-19. I immediately start listing off some of my favorite local restaurants from which to choose. “Chet’s, Dos

restaurants. Suburbs are famous for their chain restaurant attraction, while chain concepts are hardly ever seen in downtown domains. We didn’t want people to have to drive downtown to celebrate Bixby, Tulsa, and Oklahoma traditions and staples. Our concept pays homage to Cain’s Ballroom, Admiral Twin Theatre, Tex, The Outsiders, and even has a twelve by twelve in-perspective mural of the whole city of Tulsa. We are a nonsmoking, family-friendly restaurant that is known for award winning food, including our chili, burgers and Orange Chipotle Chicken appetizer. Cardinal Club is a semi-private fine dining restaurant and cigar lounge that is members-only from 11am5pm Monday-Friday and open to the public 5pm-10pm Monday-Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday.


When I was growing up, restaurants were just somewhere you went to eat. Good food could shoulder the load for any concept. Then entertainment started to really drive customers and revenue which incentivized restauranteurs to add themes, atmosphere, and focus on the full “enter to exit” experience. Now, restauranteurs are taking their influence outside of their four walls and looking to positively impact their community. Some people may never set foot in these restaurants, but can still feel the affects of their efforts.

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At Treys, we have done everything from clothing drives for the Bixby Outreach Center to fundraising auctions for the local chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We’ve hosted “percentage of sales” nights for youth teams and other organizations and we’ve donated our own goods and/or services to other auctions around town. If you’re not careful, you can donate yourself right out of business. There are just so many wonderful organizations doing real, meaningful work in our community! So I wondered if I could come up with a way to positively impact my neighbors, help organizations doing important work in our community, and still make sure that I can stay in business. This brainstorming session led to what we now call The Giveback Burger.

The Giveback Burger allows philanthropy to live on our menu every day. Instead of donating a percentage of one night’s sales to a particular cause, we let an organization reap the benefits of a whole month’s worth of a fundraising and exposure. Two dollars of every Giveback Burger sold during that month goes towards the nonprofit organization that we’ve partnered with for that particular time. A wonderful added benefit of this has been that our customers get to learn about the purposeful work these organizations are doing in our community. This is just one example of the many ways that local restaurants are supporting our community. So remember, next time you are looking for a place to spend your hard-earned money, ask yourself, “What’s local?”

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Bixby Community Events For more event details visit

www.bixbychamber.com Annual Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce Gala The event of the year for Bixby businesses and community leaders in honor of their commitment to philanthropy and volunteerism.

Youth Appreciation Lunch Recognizes the top high school seniors that demonstrate leadership in Bixby Public Schools. Sponsored by the Bixby Optimist Club.

Bixby Rotary’s BBQ n’ Blues Festival Held at Washington Irving Memorial Park each year this tasty event features wonderful food and entertainment for the whole family. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Bixby.

Miss Bixby Pageant Bixby High School young women have a chance to win scholarship money to further their education while showcasing their talents and teaching them to become great role models for the girls in our community. Sponsored by the Bixby Optimist Club.

Greater Tulsa Area Train Show Model railroaders and dealers from Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas will join together to showcase their hobby. Sponsored by Toy Train Operating Society Sooner Division Club and held at the Bixby Community Center.

Youth Fishing Derby Calling all kids ages 2-15 to Lake Bixhoma; enjoy a morning of fishing with your family and friends. Sponsored by the Bixby Optimist club. BIXBY LIVING 24

The Taste: A Festival of Foods The networking event of the year, with live music and great food and drinks. Its an opportunity for networkers to meet with prospective clients in a casual atmosphere. Whether you’re in the mood for a gourmet dessert, slice of pizza or a glass of wine, all your cravings will be satisfied at The Taste.


Bixby Calendar of Events

Blue Jeans Ball Bixby Optimist’s Green Corn Festival Held in Charley Young Event Park, this festival features great music, arts and crafts, food, bingo, carnival and games, along with contests for the youth of our community.

Tulsa State Fair Features livestock, fresh fruit and vegetables, rodeo, horse shows, musical entertainment and carnival rides and games.

Washington Irving Festival Community festival with activities for the whole family.

The Bixby Outreach Center’s annual fundraising event, Blue Jeans Ball, helps fight food insecurity and provide resources to those experiencing hardship in the south Tulsa County area. The Blue Jeans Ball is a fun event featuring great local food, live and silent auctions, live music, and dancing!

Buy Bixby Campaign Shop participating sponsors for a chance to win cash and prizes. Sponsored by the City of Bixby and the Bixby Metro Chamber.

Annual Christmas Parade Decorate your float, vehicle, horse, or boat and gather your friends and join us at the annual Christmas parade. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Bixby.

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Bixby Living Guide 2020-2021  

The Bixby Metro Chamber produces an annual publication known as the Bixby Living Magazine. This magazine serves as an informational magazine...

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