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January 2017

“Good Ol’ Binder Twine: The Rest of the Story” program, Sod House Museum

January 21, 10:00 am12:00 pm
Sod House Museum,
4628 State Highway 8
Aline, OK 73716

The history of binder twine will be presented by Dr. Sterling Evans at the Sod House Museum Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10 am. Did you know that the United States almost went to war over this seemingly common farmyard commodity? That story and others show how much wheat farmers across the Great Plains of the United States and Canada came to depend on this product from 1880 to 1950. Drawing on his book Bound in Twine, Dr. Sterling Evans…

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

January 21, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
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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 p.m. 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

January 21, 1:00 pm3:00 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. The workshop will be held from 1 to 3 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 ctmus@pldi.net for more information.

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Save Our Stuff: Photography, Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum

January 21, 2:00 pm4:00 pm
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum,
1141 Pawnee Bill Road
Pawnee, OK 74058

Visit the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum on Saturday, January 21, to learn about preserving photographs. The Save Our Stuff: Photography class will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm. The class is free and open to the public. We all have items that we hold dear: family heirlooms, collections of items from our youth, or even everyday items that we simply aren't sure what to do with. This series of lectures is aimed towards helping people preserve their…

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Textile Preservation class

January 28, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will hold a Textile Preservation class on Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 1 pm to 4 pm. The class will present preferred methods used when caring for and storing vintage textiles (quilts, wedding gowns, etc.) Registration is $30 per person and includes all supplies, instruction, and museum admission. This class is open to ages twelve and up. Click to register online.

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February 2017

Did You See That? exhibit opening program, Museum of the Western Prairie

February 2, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Museum of the Western Prairie,
1100 Memorial Drive
Altus, OK 73521

February 1, 2017, will mark the opening of a photography exhibition titled Did You See That? at the Museum of the Western Prairie. The exhibit showcases the work of Jim Jordan, a lifelong resident of the Texas Panhandle. For forty-five years Jordan has photographed the landscape and architecture of Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Jordan's work is held in many private collections and the permanent collections of the Amarillo Museum of Art and the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. "Many alert…

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Scott Green as Benedict Arnold, Oklahoma History Center

February 2, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center announces a one-time performance by Scott Green as Benedict Arnold, a name synonymous with betrayal and treason. The performance will be Thursday, February 2, at 7 pm in the Chesapeake Events Center at the Oklahoma History Center. Doors to the Chesapeake Events Center will open at 6 pm. Tickets are $5 for OHS members and $10 for nonmembers. Seating is limited, so purchase a ticket today by calling 405-522-0765 or by visiting the History Center. Tickets…

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First Saturday Hands-On History program, Oklahoma History Center

February 4, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On the first Saturday of each month, the Oklahoma History Center will offer a special Hands-On History program from 1 to 4 pm. Each month the program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The February program will celebrate Black History Month. Activities include making quilt squares and learning about how they were used, and coloring sheets for younger students with inspirational words from African American leaders. Participants can also visit the photo booth and…

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“African Americans in the West” Brown Bag Lunch and Learn, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

February 8, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street
Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will host a free Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, February 8, at noon in the Village Church. For Black History Month, Dr. Roger D. Hardaway will present "African Americans in the West." For more information please call 580-237-1907.

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

February 11, 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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Tray Basket workshop, Ft. Towson

February 11, 9:00 am4:00 pm
Fort Towson Historic Site,
HC 63 Box 1580
Fort Towson, OK 74735

The Fort Towson Historic Site is hosting a tray basket workshop on February 11, 2017, from 9 am to 4pm. The cost to attend is $45 per person and a portion of the proceeds will go towards educational programming at Fort Towson. All supplies are provided and a pot luck lunch will be served. Pre-registrion is required. Contact the fort at 580-873-2634 for more information or to pre-register.

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Milliner (hat-making) class, Oklahoma History Center

February 11, 10:30 am4:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Learn the history of Edwardian milliners and create your own hat! The Oklahoma History Center will hold a Milliner (hat-making) class on Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 10:30 am to 4 pm. The class is open to ages ten and up. Registration is $50 per person and includes all supplies, lunch, and museum admission. Click to register online.  

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Make and Take Valentines, Oklahoma Territorial Museum

February 11, 1:00 pm4:00 pm
Oklahoma Territorial Museum,
406 East Oklahoma Avenue
Guthrie, OK 73044

Visit the Oklahoma Territorial Museum and make your own Valentine on Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 1pm to 4pm.

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“Bridging the Chisholm Trail through Indian Territory” exhibit opening, Chisholm Trail Museum

February 11, 1:00 pm2:00 pm
Chisholm Trail Museum,
605 Zellers Avenue
Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm Trail Museum is proud to announce the grand opening of a major exhibit in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail. On Saturday, February 11, at 1 pm an exhibit entitled "Bridging the Chisholm Trail through Indian Territory" will open, and all are welcome to attend the grand opening! Within the broader historical context of the Chisholm Trail, the more than 1,300-square-foot exhibit will emphasize the history of the Chisholm Trail as it relates to Indian…

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“Victorian Valentines” Family Saturday program, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

February 11, 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, February 11, from 1 to 3 pm for this month's Family Saturday program. Participants will enjoy refreshments as they make their own Victorian Valentines. All ages are welcome to join us! This activity is free with regular paid admission.

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Dr. Nazih Zuhdi Service and Reception, Oklahoma History Center

February 13, 5:30 pm8:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

A special Celebration of Life service will be held in honor of Dr. Nazih Zuhdi on Monday, February 13, 2017, at the Oklahoma History Center. The service will begin at 5:30 pm and a reception will follow. This Celebration of Life service and reception are open to the public.  

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Struggle & Hope documentary, Oklahoma History Center

February 16, 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) will debut the documentary Struggle & Hope, which chronicles the unique story of Oklahoma's All-Black towns. The film will premiere at the Oklahoma History Center at 6:30 pm on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Doors will open at 6 pm. The showing will be free to the public, courtesy of the OHS Black Heritage Committee. The filmmaker, Kari Barber, will attend and be available for questions. After the showing there will be a panel discussion about…

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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Overholser Mansion

February 16, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
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Henry Overholser Mansion,
405 NW 15th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for the Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday at 7 pm. This extended tour allows guests to tour the mansion at night, examine archival materials, and hear some amazing stories. Guests are asked to RSVP in advance and the cost is $20 per person. To make a reservation for this special tour, please call 405-525-5325 or email overholsermansion@preservationok.org. The Henry Overholser Mansion is located at 405 NW 15th Street in Oklahoma City.…

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Third Saturday Living History program, George M. Murrell Home

February 18, 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 p.m. 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

February 18, 1:00 pm3:00 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. The workshop will be held from 1 to 3 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 ctmus@pldi.net for more information.

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