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November 2017

Memoir Writing workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

November 28, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher will host a Memoir Writing workshop on Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm. This workshop will be presented by author Andrea Foster and she will provide instruction on how to write a memoir, edit your finished work, publish your work, and preserve your stories for posterity. The Chisholm Trail Museum is pleased to host this workshop and help share the importance of written first-hand accounts, biographies, and autobiographies in piecing together our history. Memoir…

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A Designer Holiday at the Overholser Mansion, Overholser Mansion

November 28, 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

For decades the Henry Overholser Mansion served as the place for holiday parties and festivities. The home was adorned with decorations and the rooms were filled with merriment and yuletide cheer. This year, those days return as Preservation Oklahoma, Inc. presents A Designer Holiday at the Overholser Mansion. Local designers from Interior Gilt, Winter House Interiors, A-Line Designs, Trochta’s Flowers and Garden Center, and Calvert’s Plant Interiors have been selected to decorate rooms in the Overholser Mansion in their own…

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December 2017

Christmas in the Village, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

December 1, 5:00 pm8:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Visit the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center on Friday, December 1, 2017, for Christmas in the Village. Bring your family and be enchanted by the Heritage Center's beautifully adorned Victorian Christmas village all aglow. Admission is $10 per person or $25 for a family of up to five people. Children ages five and under are admitted free. As this is a popular event, guests are encouraged to pre-purchase tickets. For more information please call 580-237-1907. Escape to a simpler time and…

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Will’s Country Christmas, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

December 1, 5:00 pm9:00 pm
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Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On Friday, December 1, and Saturday, December 2, from 5 to 9 pm the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah will host Will's Country Christmas. Activities will include photographs with Santa, storytelling, hayrides, Wild West shootouts, crafts for children, music, vendors, and more! Admission is free, with a $5 fee for hayrides for ages 15 and older.

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Photos with Santa, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

December 2, 11:00 am2:00 pm
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Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Plans are in place for a festive holiday season at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore! Santa Claus will visit the museum for photographs with children on the first three Saturdays of December—December 2, 9, and 16. Santa will be available for photos from 11 am to 2 pm in the beautifully decorated Heritage Gallery. Admission is free for Santa photos, and guests are asked to bring their own camera. For more information please call 918-343-8129.

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Will’s Country Christmas, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

December 2, 5:00 pm9:00 pm
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Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On Friday, December 1, and Saturday, December 2, from 5 to 9 pm the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah will host Will's Country Christmas. Activities will include photographs with Santa, storytelling, hayrides, Wild West shootouts, crafts for children, music, vendors, and more! Admission is free, with a $5 fee for hayrides for ages 15 and older.

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Holiday Market at the Museum, Museum of the Western Prairie

December 5, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

Visit the Museum of the Western Prairie on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 7 pm for the fourth annual Holiday Market at the Museum. This event showcases the talents of area artists and provides a terrific holiday shopping opportunity for the members of the Western Trail Historical Society as well as the general public. Artists are carefully selected to ensure the quality, variety, and uniqueness of the market items. Bring your Christmas shopping list and complete it with one-of-a-kind gifts.…

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Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, Oklahoma History Center

December 6, 10:30 am12:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Participants will learn about the federal and state investment tax credits for certified rehabilitation of a certified historic structure. A detailed discussion of the Historic Preservation Certification Application, Parts 1, 2, and 3 will guide owners and developers in successfully preparing the information needed for the State Historic Preservation Office to review…

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The Secretary’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, Oklahoma History Center

December 6, 1:30 pm4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. The Secretary's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings This workshop features a discussion of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation. Generally known as The Standards, these common-sense principles are widely used in the historic preservation field. Whether pursuing the 20 percent federal and 20 percent state tax credits for a certified rehabilitation, planning…

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The Section 106 Review Process: A Workshop for Agency Officials and Cultural Resource Management Consultants, Oklahoma History Center

December 7, 10:30 am4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. The Section 106 Review Process: A Workshop for Agency Officials and Cultural Resource Management Consultants Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act provides that Federal agencies must consider the effect of their undertakings on archeological and historic properties listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Topics addressed in this day-long workshop include the…

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Holiday Sale, Oklahoma History Center Museum Store

December 8December 9
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On December 8 and 9, shoppers will save on a great selection of Made in Oklahoma products and other items that celebrate the history and culture of our great state. Access to the Museum Store is free to the public. Holiday shoppers will receive 10 percent off regularly priced items during the sale, and Oklahoma Historical Society members will receive 25 percent off regularly priced merchandise. There are also many marked-down items that make great gifts for those hard-to-shop-for friends…

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Working with the National Register of Historic Places, Oklahoma History Center

December 8, 10:30 am4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office December workshop series will be held December 6–8, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. Working with the National Register of Historic Places The National Register of Historic Places is the foundation of the SHPO's programs, and a basic understanding of the register is essential for those involved in historic preservation at all levels of government and in the private sector. This workshop provides detailed information about the National Register criteria, what listing…

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Christmas at the Fort, Fort Towson Historic Site

December 9
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63 Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Santa is coming to Fort Towson! On Saturday, December 9, 2017, Santa will be at the Fort Towson Historic Site greeting visitors and taking photos with children. Visitors can also enjoy holiday decorations in the sutler store, where volunteers in period-clothing will serve hot cider, coffe, and cookies. Free riding tours of the grounds are also available for visitors.

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Deck the Halls, Oklahoma History Center

December 9, 10:00 am12:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will host Deck the Halls on Saturday, December 9, from 10 to noon. Patrons will enjoy holiday music played on the Oklahoma History Center's famous Kilgen Organ while participating in holiday-themed activities. The event is free with paid admission to the museum. On December 8 and 9, shoppers will save on a great selection of Made in Oklahoma products and other items that celebrate the history and culture of our great state. Access to the Museum…

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Guthrie’s Historic Homes Tour and wassail at the Carnegie Library, Oklahoma Territorial Museum

December 9, 10:00 am4:00 pm
Oklahoma Territorial Museum, 406 East Oklahoma Avenue Guthrie, OK 73044

Beginning Monday, November 27, and continuing through the holiday season, the Oklahoma Territorial Museum in Guthrie will have Christmas trees on display in the Carnegie Library. The Carnegie Library also will be part of Guthrie’s Historic Homes Tour on Saturday, December 9, from 10 am to 4 pm. Guthrie's finest homes, churches, and the Carnegie Library will be dressed for the season. Visitors will enjoy tales of the early days of Oklahoma's first capital. The Carnegie Library will be serving…

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Holiday Happening Open House, Pioneer Woman Museum

December 9, 10:00 am5:00 pm
Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum is pleased to participate in the Ponca City Holiday Happening this holiday season. The museum will host a Holiday Happening Open House from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 9. From 1 to 3 pm Mrs. Claus will read Christmas stories to children. Maggi Hutchason, executive director of Dearing House Child Advocacy Center in Ponca City, will portray Mrs. Claus. Dr. Sterling Evans will give a presentation about the Dust Bowl at 1 pm.…

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Photos with Santa, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

December 9, 11:00 am2:00 pm
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Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Plans are in place for a festive holiday season at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore! Santa Claus will visit the museum for photographs with children on the first three Saturdays of December—December 2, 9, and 16. Santa will be available for photos from 11 am to 2 pm in the beautifully decorated Heritage Gallery. Admission is free for Santa photos, and guests are asked to bring their own camera. For more information please call 918-343-8129.

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A Merry Vintage Christmas, Chisholm Trail Museum

December 9, 11:00 am5:00 pm
Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Cookies, carolers, and crafts, oh my! Come by the Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher on Saturday, December 9, from 11 am to 5 pm to warm your hearts and toes with this 1950s-themed, cowboy-inspired Christmas event. The museum will have fresh cookies baked using old Victorian recipes. Families can travel station to station making crafts and completing activities for a tasty treat or Christmas prize. Visitors are also invited to explore the A. J. Seay Mansion, which will be dressed…

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Holiday Open House, Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum

December 9, 11:30 am3:00 pm
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will host its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 9, from 11:30 am to 3 pm. Pawnee Bill's 1910 mansion will once again be beautifully transformed for the holiday season. The holiday decorations are typical of those that would have been used in the home. Holiday Open House activities will include walk-through tours of the mansion, surrey rides outside (weather permitting), a children's craft area inside the museum, hot cocoa, and cookies. There…

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Pawnee Bill Ranch Association’s annual meeting, meal, and silent auction, Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum

December 9, 11:30 am1:00 pm
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

The Pawnee Bill Ranch Association will hold its annual meeting in the Big Barn starting at 11:30 am on Saturday, December 9, with a noon meal to follow the short business meeting. There also will be a silent auction to help raise money for exhibits at the museum. For more information please call 918-762-2513.

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Christmas Open House, Fred Drummond Home

December 9, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Fred Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

Join us on Saturday, December 9, as we start the holiday season with open house tours. The historic home will be decorated in traditional décor for the holidays, and visitors will enjoy Christmas music from Cowboy Jim Garling and Susanne Woolley. Of course Santa Claus will be visiting to greet all the boys and girls, young and old, and passing out treats to all. At the end of the tours, there will be shortbread cookies, punch, and other goodies to…

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Christmas Open House and live music by The Silver Strings, Sod House Museum

December 9, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Celebrate Christmas the pioneer way at the Sod House Museum on Saturday, December 9, from 1 to 3 pm. Share in the festivities with music by The Silver Strings, traditional decorations, and treats by the Sod House Friends Group. The Silver Strings will share their love of music with guests at the Christmas Open House. This group formed seven years ago and plays folk and traditional Christmas music along with gospel and country. The core group consists of Robert Brown…

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“The Dust Bowl” presentation by Dr. Sterling Evans, Pioneer Woman Museum

December 9, 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

During the Pioneer Woman Museum's Holiday Happening Open House on Saturday, December 9, guests can even learn more about the Dust Bowl! From 1 to 2 pm, Dr. Sterling Evans will give a free presentation entitled "The Dust Bowl." Dr. Evans is the Louise Welsh Chair in the Department of History at the University of Oklahoma, and holds a PhD from the University of Kansas. He also is the author of five books and several articles. Please call 580-765-6108 for…

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17th annual Christmas Open House, George M. Murrell Home

December 10, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

On Sunday, December 10, from 1 to 4 pm the George M. Murrell Home will host its 17th annual Christmas Open House. Visitors will see the Murrell Home and general store decorated for the holiday season and will enjoy cider and snacks while sitting around a roaring fire. For more information please call 918-456-2751, email murrellhome@okhistory.org, or visit www.facebook.com/murrellhome.

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Memoir Writing workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

December 12, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher will host a Memoir Writing workshop on Tuesday from 2 to 4 pm. This workshop will be presented by author Andrea Foster and she will provide instruction on how to write a memoir, edit your finished work, publish your work, and preserve your stories for posterity. The Chisholm Trail Museum is pleased to host this workshop and help share the importance of written first-hand accounts, biographies, and autobiographies in piecing together our history. Memoir…

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Christmas-themed Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

December 13, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host a free Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, December 13, at noon in the Village Church. This month’s presentation will be Christmas themed, with more information to come. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches and learn something new! For more information please call 580-237-1907.

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Holiday Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

December 14, 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

The Overholser Mansion is decorated for the holidays and all are invited to a special holiday Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday, December 14, at 6:30 pm. Listen to stories about the Overholser family's first Christmas tree and other fascinating and mysterious tales. Holiday refreshments will be served in the Carriage House. Tickets are $20 per person, and admission for two children is included with each adult ticket. Additional tickets for children are $5 each. Guests are asked to…

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Photos with Santa, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

December 16, 11:00 am2:00 pm
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Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Plans are in place for a festive holiday season at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore! Santa Claus will visit the museum for photographs with children on the first three Saturdays of December—December 2, 9, and 16. Santa will be available for photos from 11 am to 2 pm in the beautifully decorated Heritage Gallery. Admission is free for Santa photos, and guests are asked to bring their own camera. For more information please call 918-343-8129.

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

December 16, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
George M. Murrell Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Visit the George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm to participate in a nineteenth-century living history activity. The Third Saturday Living History program is free and open to visitors of all ages. It is held on the third Saturday of each month, with a new topic for each program. On Saturday, December 16, participants are invited to celebrate the season and make gilded walnut Christmas ornaments. During the nineteenth century, people would hollow…

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Tatting workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

December 16, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day 16 of the month, repeating until December 16, 2017

Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Learn the tatting technique for handcrafting lace with a series of loops and knots at a Tatting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will be held from 1 to 4 pm at the Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher. It is open to the public and free to attend. Tatting workshops are held on the third Saturday of each month. Please call 405-375-5176 or email ctokmuseum@gmail.com for more information.

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Winter Solstice Walks, Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center

December 21
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, 18154 First Street Spiro, OK 74959

Visit Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center on Thursday, December 21, for guided walks to learn about the winter solstice and how prehistoric American Indians dealt with the changes in the seasons. There will be guided walks at 11 am, 2 pm, and 7 pm, led by Dennis Peterson, archaeologist and director of Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center. Each walk will take approximately two hours and require one mile of easy walking. The pace of life today is so rushed and hectic that…

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January 2018

Kilgen Organ performance by Jelani Eddington, Oklahoma History Center

January 22, 2018
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will hold a performance featuring Jelani Eddington and the historic Kilgen Organ at 7 pm on Monday, January 22, 2018. The theme for this performance will be "Great American Composers". Tickets are $10 for OHS members and $20 for the general public and are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 405-522-0765. Eddington has been featured at numerous national and regional conventions of the American Theatre Organ Society and has toured…

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June 2018

Oklahoma’s 30th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference, Tulsa

June 6, 2018June 8, 2018

Details will be available in late April 2018.

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