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Enjoy Oklahoma hospitality for this session of Santa Nana’s Holiday University. Your host, Jocelyn Whitney, is helping to plan a weekend experience that will leave you wishing for more time with your new and old friends on Route 66.

Hotel Information

We are recommending the following hotel for those who need accommodations:

Quality Suites I-44

3112 South 79th E Avenue, near 31st and Memorial
Tulsa, OK 74145

Rates are from $56 per night. Amenities include:

  • WiFi
  • Hot Breakfast (but you’re invited to share breakfast with the group – check your email for a survey)
  • Parking
  • Visit the website to see all the amenities.

Class Location

Attendees received the address via email on August 27, 2019. If you did not receive it, please email

Featured Community Service Project: Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS)

DVIS rebuilds lives affected by domestic violence and sexual assault through advocacy, shelter, counseling, and education. Please visit their website HERE to review their Wish List, and we ask attendees to bring donations to the class, especially travel-size toiletries, teddy bears and even pet food. Thank you for helping to support the community and to give back.


Friday, September 13, 2019

  • Relax at Jocelyn’s as you arrive throughout the day (address shared via email to registered attendees)
  • 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Welcome reception/catered dinner from Rib Crib at Jocelyn’s

Saturday, September 14, 2019

  • Breakfast on your own (Quality Suites includes breakfast) – you are invited to join the group for breakfast – reply via the survey sent, or send us an email)
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Class (catered lunch from Trenchers)
    • Special Guest: Rita Brumm “How to Stay Jingle-fied All Year Long”
    • Read Rita’s Bio
  • 6:00 pm Dinner at Tally’s Cafe (separate checks, please, and perhaps a stop for a photo by the famous Golden Driller landmark)
  • 7:30 pm –> Family Night at Jocelyn’s (swimming, hot tub, Karaoke, movies, s’mores by the fire pit, more!)

Sunday, September 15, 2019

  • Breakfast on your own (Quality Suites includes breakfast) – you are invited to join the group for breakfast – reply via the survey sent, or send us an email)
  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am Creativity Session in the Garden
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Class (light snacks)
    • Special Guest: Bo ‘Santa Opa Claus’ Turner on Photography
    • Mrs. Claus Commission
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Graduation Ceremony
  • 3:30 pm –> Individual Head Shots and Graduation, Baked Potato Bar Dinner
  • Route 66 Selfie Scavenger Hunt (follow a map to find some of the hottest spots on Tulsa’s Route 66 to take your selfies. Prize awarded to the individual who shares the best selfie.

Monday, September 16, 2019 (Optional)

  • 8:00 am – Leave Tulsa for a short ride to Bristow to visit the Reindeer Club and take your own photos with the charming reindeer. Fee is $50 per subject photo (can be an individual or couple). The hosts offer a place to change into your Claus-wear for your photo. We will coordinate travel with those who plan to attend.

Tuition Includes:

  • All class materials
  • Friday Welcome Reception/Dinner
  • Saturday and Sunday Lunches
  • Special Graduation Ceremony

SNHU is a different point of view in holiday education – join us as we partner on your journey.