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Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

April 2, 2014 - April 6, 2014

The Fort Washita Fur Trade Rendezvous is to be held April 2-6, 2014. This is a living history event reminiscent of a fur trade rendezvous that was the center of commerce on the early western frontier. The event will consist of numerous instructive programs in customs, survival skills, and lifestyles of the period, as well […]

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Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

April 2, 2014 - April 6, 2014

The Fort Washita Fur Trade Rendezvous is to be held April 2-6, 2014. This is a living history event reminiscent of a fur trade rendezvous that was the center of commerce on the early western frontier. The event will consist of numerous instructive programs in customs, survival skills, and lifestyles of the period, as well […]

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Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

April 2, 2014 - April 6, 2014

The Fort Washita Fur Trade Rendezvous is to be held April 2-6, 2014. This is a living history event reminiscent of a fur trade rendezvous that was the center of commerce on the early western frontier. The event will consist of numerous instructive programs in customs, survival skills, and lifestyles of the period, as well […]

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Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

April 2, 2014 - April 6, 2014

The Fort Washita Fur Trade Rendezvous is to be held April 2-6, 2014. This is a living history event reminiscent of a fur trade rendezvous that was the center of commerce on the early western frontier. The event will consist of numerous instructive programs in customs, survival skills, and lifestyles of the period, as well […]

Cherokee Pottery

Cherokee Pottery

April 5, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The History Center will host a beginning Cherokee pottery class with Victoria Mitchell, Cherokee potter and Cherokee National Living Treasure, on April 5, 2014. The class will run from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM and registration is required. The cost for the class is $100 and includes all materials and lunch. Class registration pays for […]

Make Women’s History Month Count: How to Honor the Women in Our Lives

Make Women’s History Month Count: How to Honor the Women in Our Lives

April 5, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Attendees will learn about the anthology, Oklahoma: The Fountain of the Heartland and how to write poems, essays, and stories. April 5, 2014, 1pm-3pm, free with museum admission. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

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Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

Fort Washita Fur Trade Living History Event

April 2, 2014 - April 6, 2014

The Fort Washita Fur Trade Rendezvous is to be held April 2-6, 2014. This is a living history event reminiscent of a fur trade rendezvous that was the center of commerce on the early western frontier. The event will consist of numerous instructive programs in customs, survival skills, and lifestyles of the period, as well […]

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Spinning & Weaving Demonstrations

Spinning & Weaving Demonstrations

April 8, 2014

Pioneer Woman Museum volunteers Lorraine McDonagh and Joan Galbraith will be on hand to demonstrate the traditional arts of hand spinning and weaving. Guests can watch, mesmerized by the talent of these two ladies and the way their hands move to create beautiful pieces of hand woven fabric and hand spun yarn. Joan and Lorraine […]

Make-It Take-It Lunch Break Craft

Make-It Take-It Lunch Break Craft

April 8, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Jump off the rat race and join us on your lunch break for a quick make it-take it craft project for adults. Lasting no more than 30 minutes, these fun, quick projects might be a card design, a lanyard or beaded earrings. This activity is $5 per person and includes museum admission. Craft will rotate […]

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Traditional Candle Making

Traditional Candle Making

April 12, 2014

Join the OHS staff for some candle making fun in the sun! OHC volunteer Thomas Galbraith will be leading class participants in traditional candle making techniques on April 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will take home their own set of 100% beeswax candles. Class size is limited to fifteen and registration is required. […]

Bus Tour to Ft. Scott, Kansas

Bus Tour to Ft. Scott, Kansas

April 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 pm

The Friends of the Murrell Home will host its annual field trip on April 12, 2014, to Fort Scott, Kansas. A chartered bus tour will explore some of the important sites related to the Murrell Home and the Civil War history in the Cherokee Nation. Fort Scott is a National Historic Site located in downtown […]

Victorian Hat Making

Victorian Hat Making

April 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join instructor Barbara Byrd for a day of fun and hat making. Learn the history of Edwardian milliners and create your own hat. The class will construct 1890s-style Edwardian hats from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Class participants will get one-on-one assistance to complete the project during the class. The cost for the class is […]

Conser Home Easter Egg Hunt

Conser Home Easter Egg Hunt

April 12, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at 11 a.m. on April 12 for an Easter Egg Hunt at the Peter Conser home. This event is free and open to the public. We will have a special area for children ages two and under.

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Lion’s Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Lion’s Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt

April 19, 2014

This free event is a more than 100 year-old tradition. Pawnee Bill started an Easter Egg Hunt at his Ranch and the Pawnee Lion’s Club continue to sponsor the egg hunt at the Ranch. Hundreds of area children are given the opportunity to hunt for candy and prizes in the beautiful setting of the historic […]

Pawnee Bill Ranch Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Pawnee Bill Ranch Annual Easter Egg Hunt

April 19, 2014

On April 19, 2014, the Pawnee Bill Ranch will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Egg Hunt is co-sponsored by the local Pawnee Lion’s Club and it will begin promptly at 10 a.m., signaled by Pawnee Bill firing his pistol. The egg hunt attracts hundreds of children and their families and is spread out […]

Southeastern Ceramic Effigy Class

Southeastern Ceramic Effigy Class

April 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The History Center will host a Ceramic Effigy class with Victoria Mitchell, Cherokee potter and Cherokee National Living Treasure, on April 19, 2014. The class will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and registration is required. The cost for the class $100; all materials and lunch are included. Class size is limited to just […]

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Sunrise Service and Friends of Pawnee Bill Ranch Breakfast Fundraiser

Sunrise Service and Friends of Pawnee Bill Ranch Breakfast Fundraiser

April 20, 2014

This event begins at sunrise (6:45am approximately.) The community-wide, non-denominational sunrise service is sponsored and led by the Pawnee Ministerial Alliance. Immediately following the service, the Friends of the Pawnee Bill Ranch Association will serve a fundraiser breakfast consisting of ham, eggs, biscuits, gravy, and a drink for $5.00. All proceeds benefit the Pawnee Bill […]

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On Behalf of the Pioneers: The Oklahoma Century Chest 1913-2013

On Behalf of the Pioneers: The Oklahoma Century Chest 1913-2013

April 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Century Chest time capsule was buried on April 22, 1913, in the basement of the First Lutheran Church of Oklahoma City. One hundred years later, on April 22, 2013, the church opened the chest and revealed the perfectly preserved contents deposited by the pioneers of Oklahoma. The exhibit opening marks the 125th anniversary of […]

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Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference

Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference

April 23, 2014 - April 25, 2014

Presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society April 23, 24, and 25, 2014 The name of our annual meeting has been changed to reflect what it has become over the years, a multiday gathering with historical presentations, reception, luncheons with special speakers and programs, and activities such as a bus tour and a concert. Crossroads of […]

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Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference

Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference

April 23, 2014 - April 25, 2014

Presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society April 23, 24, and 25, 2014 The name of our annual meeting has been changed to reflect what it has become over the years, a multiday gathering with historical presentations, reception, luncheons with special speakers and programs, and activities such as a bus tour and a concert. Crossroads of […]

Concert: Bob Wills. Inspiration & Influence – Roots Music & Red Dirt

Concert: Bob Wills. Inspiration & Influence – Roots Music & Red Dirt

April 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a special concert featuring Oklahoma musicians performing Roots Music, the music of Bob Wills, and Red Dirt Music. Byron Berline (Guthrie), The Red Dirt Rangers (Lone Chimney), Dr. Harold Aldridge (Taft), Monica Taylor (Stillwater), and Bonita Franklin (Langston) will perform during a special concert sponsored by OKPOP and the Oklahoma Historical Society […]

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Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference

Crossroads of Commerce: The 2014 Oklahoma History Conference

April 23, 2014 - April 25, 2014

Presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society April 23, 24, and 25, 2014 The name of our annual meeting has been changed to reflect what it has become over the years, a multiday gathering with historical presentations, reception, luncheons with special speakers and programs, and activities such as a bus tour and a concert. Crossroads of […]

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“Born to Freedom” Gallery Walk

“Born to Freedom” Gallery Walk

April 26, 2014

Join the staff at the Oklahoma History Center for a gallery walk examining the life and art of Allan Houser. The last Saturday of each month staff will lead families and groups through the exhibit offering special insight on the impact and legacy of this Native artist.  An adult gallery walk and a family walk […]

“Germans from Russia in South America: New Research Frontiers”

“Germans from Russia in South America: New Research Frontiers”

April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Germans from Russia in South America: New Research Frontiers” Presented By: Dr. Eric J. Schmaltz Date: Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. Dr. Eric J. Schmaltz, associate history professor at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva, will be at the Sod House Museum Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. to present an overview and presentation […]

Rural Heritage Festival

Rural Heritage Festival

April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rural Heritage Festival in Perry, Oklahoma Reenactors will give presentations about the land run of 1893 and early Oklahoma. Demonstrations will include rope making, lace making, blacksmithing, lye soap making, basket weaving, knitting, quilting, wool spinning and more. There will be cakewalks and activities for the children such as washing clothes the old fashioned way! The […]

Dutch Oven Cooking

Dutch Oven Cooking

April 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Oklahoma History Center for a hands-on, active participation class for teens and adults and explore Dutch oven cooking. The class is designed to introduce the students to Dutch oven cooking. Learn a variety of recipes as you create a dish and discover how to use a Dutch […]

Expeditions in Etiquette

Expeditions in Etiquette

April 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Carey Sue Vega teaches manners and etiquette, professional, social and soft skills with a fresh, fun, exciting, entertaining and modern approach. She created Expeditions in Etiquette as a way to help students cultivate the social skills they need to prepare for the storms that life throws their way. By learning these skills in a safe […]

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