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August 2017

Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

August 19, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 16, 2017
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. For more information please call 918-456-2751, email murrellhome@okhistory.org, or visit www.facebook.com/murrellhome. The Murrell Home is located three miles south of Tahlequah at 19479 East…

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Tatting workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

August 19, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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, August 19. 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. Please call 405-375-5176 or email ctokmuseum@gmail.com for more information.

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“Chisholm Trail” Family Saturday program, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

August 19, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Visit the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid on Saturday, August 19, from 1 to 3 pm for a Family Saturday program. This month's theme is the "Chisholm Trail" and all ages are welcome! This activity is free with regular paid admission. Please call 580-237-1907 for more information.

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Memoir Writing workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

August 22, 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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Story Time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

August 24, 4:00 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 14, 2017
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

It's story time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center! Story time will be held every Thursday, August 3 through September 14, from 4 pm to closing at 5 pm. Regular admission applies. Each week will feature a new story and some fun take-home activities! All ages are welcome! Story time will be held in the CSRHC's J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery, where the Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary exhibit is on display until…

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Back to School Bash, Science Museum Oklahoma

August 24, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Science Museum Oklahoma,
2020 Remington Place Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Teachers and school staff, discover what museums and student-based organizations across the Oklahoma City metro and around the state are offering in the upcoming school year! Join educators and museum staff from the Oklahoma History Center, Science Museum Oklahoma, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Woody Guthrie Center, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections, and…

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Oklahoma Pride: The Next 50 Years of Oklahoma Art exhibit opens, Museum of the Western Prairie

August 24, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Museum of the Western Prairie,
1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

Visit the Museum of the Western Prairie at 7 pm on Thursday, August 24, 2017, for the opening of Oklahoma Pride: The Next 50 Years of Oklahoma Art. On loan from the Melton Art Reference Library in Oklahoma City, this art exhibition showcases the work of Oklahoma artists in the wake of World War II who took a new look at creative expression and progressive politics. The use of different materials, textures, surfaces, and unconventional elements are represented through painting,…

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“Women and the Dust Bowl” presentation by Dr. Sara J. Richter, Pioneer Woman Museum

August 26, 10:30 am11:30 am
Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum,
701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

On Saturday, August 26, at 10:30 am the Pioneer Woman Museum will host a free presentation entitled "Women and the Dust Bowl" by Dr. Sara J. Richter. Please call 580-765-6108 for more information.

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Preservation and Conservation, Oklahoma History Center

August 26, 1:00 pm4:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 16, 2017
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Four Saturday sessions: August 26, September 2, 9, 16 | 1:00–4:30 pm The University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Historical Society will present this four-week class. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of preservation and conservation of significant works housed at cultural heritage institutions and personal collections. Students will learn to assess and evaluate storage conditions, identify harmful environmental factors, perform basic preservation and reformatting procedures on paper-based items and multimedia materials, and respond and recover from disaster…

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Story Time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

August 31, 4:00 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 14, 2017
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

It's story time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center! Story time will be held every Thursday, August 3 through September 14, from 4 pm to closing at 5 pm. Regular admission applies. Each week will feature a new story and some fun take-home activities! All ages are welcome! Story time will be held in the CSRHC's J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery, where the Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary exhibit is on display until…

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Second annual Prairie to Palate fundraising dinner, Pioneer Woman Museum

August 31, 5:30 pm7:00 pm
Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum,
701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Friends of the Pioneer Woman Statue & Museum are excited to announce the second annual Prairie to Palate fundraising dinner on Thursday, August 31, from 5:30 to 7 pm. This evening event will celebrate the museum's expanding efforts to provide educational programs and exhibits to the citizens of Ponca City. Prairie to Palate, an outdoor, farm-to-table dining experience will feature a menu crafted by Chef Jeff Denton of TS Fork. The event also will include entertainment provided by Vintage…

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September 2017

Family Day at the Ranch, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

September 2, 10:00 am2:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on October 7, 2017
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch,
9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Experience life on a 19th-century ranch near Oologah! Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Hands-on activities and demonstrations will give visitors a glimpse of everyday life on the ranch during Will Rogers's childhood. This month will feature 19th-century carpentry and agricultural activities, and a nature program presented by Robert Gibbs, Rogers County Conservation District's education coordinator. Visitors also can enjoy a scenic stroll through the expansive property,…

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Preservation and Conservation, Oklahoma History Center

September 2, 1:00 pm4:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 16, 2017
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Four Saturday sessions: August 26, September 2, 9, 16 | 1:00–4:30 pm The University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Historical Society will present this four-week class. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of preservation and conservation of significant works housed at cultural heritage institutions and personal collections. Students will learn to assess and evaluate storage conditions, identify harmful environmental factors, perform basic preservation and reformatting procedures on paper-based items and multimedia materials, and respond and recover from disaster…

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Memoir Writing workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

September 5, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 12, 2017
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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Story Time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

September 7, 4:00 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 14, 2017
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

It's story time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center! Story time will be held every Thursday, August 3 through September 14, from 4 pm to closing at 5 pm. Regular admission applies. Each week will feature a new story and some fun take-home activities! All ages are welcome! Story time will be held in the CSRHC's J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery, where the Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary exhibit is on display until…

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“Denim & Pearls” Cherokee Strip Days Gala, Enid

September 8, 6:30 pm9:00 pm
Central National Bank Center,
301 South Independence Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center's premier annual fundraiser to support museum operations will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the historic conference center in downtown Enid. The theme for the 2017 gala is "Denim & Pearls". This year's event will celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the famed Chisholm Trail. Guests will be entertained with games of chance, a scrumptious steak dinner, and both live and silent auctions. Billy Beck and Jacob Tovar will play some great old western…

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Cancer Kids Camp, T. B. Ferguson Home

September 9
T. B. Ferguson Home,
519 North Weigle Avenue Watonga, OK 73772

The T. B. Ferguson Home and the Watonga Fire Angels will sponsor Cancer Kids Camp at 10 am on Saturday, September 9.

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

September 9, 9:00 am11:00 am
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Sod House Museum,
4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a free quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 am to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray. This workshop is free to attend. Please call 580-463-2441 for more information.

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Septemberfest, Oklahoma History Center

September 9, 10:00 am3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Don't miss the twenty-first annual Septemberfest on Saturday, September 9, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Oklahoma History Center. This free festival is hosted by the First Family, Friends of the Mansion, and the Oklahoma History Center. Septemberfest will be held at the Oklahoma History Center, and the Governor's Mansion will be open for tours. Visitors will enjoy arts and crafts, chuck wagon cooking, living history, face painting, laser tag, museum exhibits, pony rides, storytime with Governor Mary…

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Preservation and Conservation, Oklahoma History Center

September 9, 1:00 pm4:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 16, 2017
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Four Saturday sessions: August 26, September 2, 9, 16 | 1:00–4:30 pm The University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Historical Society will present this four-week class. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of preservation and conservation of significant works housed at cultural heritage institutions and personal collections. Students will learn to assess and evaluate storage conditions, identify harmful environmental factors, perform basic preservation and reformatting procedures on paper-based items and multimedia materials, and respond and recover from disaster…

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Story Time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

September 14, 4:00 pm5:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 14, 2017
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

It's story time with Cowgirl Tennessee Owens at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center! Story time will be held every Thursday, August 3 through September 14, from 4 pm to closing at 5 pm. Regular admission applies. Each week will feature a new story and some fun take-home activities! All ages are welcome! Story time will be held in the CSRHC's J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery, where the Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary exhibit is on display until…

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Public Meeting: National Historic Preservation Act, Oklahoma History Center

September 15, 10:30 am12:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will hold a public meeting at 10:30 am on Friday, September 15, 2017, in the Oklahoma History Center classroom. SHPO staff will provide information about the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and how it supports the statewide preservation program. Also, during the meeting, the SHPO will receive public input for development of the Fiscal Year 2018 Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) application to the US Department of the Interior. Participation in the…

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Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary exhibit closes, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

September 16
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On May 5, the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) in Enid opened an exciting new exhibit to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. Step inside the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Gallery and learn about the greatest of cattle trails. The Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary exhibit is on display through Saturday, September 16. Guests can immerse themselves in the stories of the Chisholm Trail as they sit around the campfire, enjoy a lonely cowboy’s tune,…

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Pieces of a Collection quilt exhibit closes, Pioneer Woman Museum

September 16
Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum,
701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

On April 22, the Pioneer Woman Museum opened a new exhibit entitled Pieces of a Collection: Selected Quilts of the Pioneer Woman Museum. The exhibit highlights historically significant quilts and sewing implements from the museum's permanent collection, and is on display through Saturday, September 16. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/pioneerwomanmuseum or call 580-765-6108.

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“History of the Chisholm Trail in Northwestern Oklahoma” lecture with Jana Brown, Sod House Museum

September 16, 10:00 am11:30 pm
Sod House Museum,
4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Professor Jana Brown from Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be at the Sod House Museum on Saturday, September 16, at 10 am. Brown will present the "History of the Chisholm Trail in Northwestern Oklahoma". Brown will focus primarily on the history of the Chisholm Trail in northwestern Oklahoma. The Chisholm Trail is a representation of the rapid growth of the United States following the Civil War, as geographical changes to the trails occurred during the mass migration of cattle out…

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

September 16, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 16, 2017
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. For more information please call 918-456-2751, email murrellhome@okhistory.org, or visit www.facebook.com/murrellhome. The Murrell Home is located three miles south of Tahlequah at 19479 East…

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Preservation and Conservation, Oklahoma History Center

September 16, 1:00 pm4:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 16, 2017
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Four Saturday sessions: August 26, September 2, 9, 16 | 1:00–4:30 pm The University of Central Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Historical Society will present this four-week class. This course introduces students to the fundamentals of preservation and conservation of significant works housed at cultural heritage institutions and personal collections. Students will learn to assess and evaluate storage conditions, identify harmful environmental factors, perform basic preservation and reformatting procedures on paper-based items and multimedia materials, and respond and recover from disaster…

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Tatting workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

September 16, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 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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Lunch and Learn: Finding Your Female Ancestors, Rose State College

September 19, 11:00 am12:30 pm
Rose State College Community Learning Center,
6191 Hudiburg Drive Midwest City, 73110

Rose State College and the OHS Research Center are teaming up to offer a Lunch & Learn program. Name changes and lack of records in their own names can make tracing female ancestors daunting and frustrating. Come learn some tried-and-true methods for "finding the girls." Registration is $29 and lunch is included. The program is on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 11 am to 12:30 pm at the Rose State College in Midwest City. Register online through Rose State College.

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Memoir Writing workshop, Chisholm Trail Museum

September 19, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 12, 2017
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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