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December 2016

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn lecture by Dr. Sara J. Richter, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

December 14, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center,
507 South 4th Street
Enid, OK 73701

On Wednesday, December 14, at noon, the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) in Enid will host a "Historical Christmases" Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program presented by Dr. Sara J. Richter from Panhandle State University. The presentation will be held in the Humphrey Heritage Village on the grounds of the CSRHC. The Brown Bag programs are held on the second Wednesday of each month and are free to the public. Please call 580-237-1907 for more information.

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Holiday Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Overholser Mansion

December 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Henry Overholser Mansion,
405 NW 15th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

The Overholser Mansion is decorated for the holidays and we invite you to a special holiday Mysteries of the Mansion tour on Thursday, December 15. Listen to stories about the Overholser's first Christmas tree and other fascinating and mysterious tales. Holiday refreshments will be served in the Carriage House. Tickets are $20 per person; admission for two children is included with each adult ticket. Additional tickets for children are $5 each. Get tickets online here. Guests can also pay at…

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Photos with Santa, Will Rogers Memorial Museum

December 17, 2016
Will Rogers Memorial Museum,
1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard
Claremore, OK 74017

Visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore on Saturday to enjoy free photos with Santa. All are welcome to visit Santa from 10 am to noon and from 1 to 3 pm. Guests should bring a camera to take their own photos. The Photos with Santa event is sponsored by Pelco Structural. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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Christmas Open House, T. B. Ferguson Home

December 17, 2016, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
T. B. Ferguson Home,
519 North Weigle Avenue
Watonga, OK 73772

Visit the T. B. Ferguson Home on December 17 for our Christmas Open House with Santa. Activities are from 11 am to 2 pm; refreshments will be served and pictures with Santa are available for $5.

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Holiday Activities, Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum

December 17, 2016, 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum,
1141 Pawnee Bill Road
Pawnee, OK 74058

The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum invites the community to celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, December 17, from 11:30 am to 3 pm. The Friends of the Pawnee Bill Ranch Association's annual meeting is planned for 11:30 am in the Ranch's big barn, and will be followed by a light lunch. The meal and meeting are open to Ranch Association members or those who desire to become members. There will be a silent auction in the big barn from…

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Third Saturday Living History program, Murrell Home

December 17, 2016, 1:00 pm - 4:00 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. 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

December 17, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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A Merry Vintage Christmas, Chisholm Trail Museum and A. J. Seay Mansion

December 17, 2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chisholm Trail Museum,
605 Zellers Avenue
Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm Trail Museum and A. J. Seay Mansion in Kingfisher will host A Merry Vintage Christmas on Saturday, December 17, from 2 to 5 pm. This free family event will include music, refreshments, historical crafts for children, and visits with St. Nicholas. Guests can meet Isabella Seay Collins and other historical characters. Explore the museum, travel through time, and each stop along the way will reward young guests with a small gift. We welcome all to this event–it's our…

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Ida Blackburn Memorial, Oklahoma History Center

December 19, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

A memorial for Ida Blackburn will be held at the Oklahoma History Center at 11am on Monday, December 19, 2016.

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Winter Solstice Walks, Spiro Mounds

December 21, 2016
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center,
18154 First Street
Spiro, OK 74959

Celebrate the Winter Solstice at Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center! Visit us December 21, 2016, for guided walks to learn about the winter solstice and how American Indians dealt with the changes in the seasons. The pace of life today is so rushed and hectic that the natural rhythms of the sun, moon and stars are forgotten. American Indian farmers understood these rhythms. In the rhythm of the sun, the winter solstice is a period of rest, preparation and celebration. Archaeologist…

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January 2017

Volunteer Recruiting Drive, Oklahoma History Center

January 7, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Saturday, January 7, 2017, the Oklahoma History Center will hold a Volunteer Recruiting Drive from 10 to 2 pm in the Chesapeake Events Center. Members of the Oklahoma History Center's education department, Steve Hawkins, and current volunteers will be on-site to answer questions and describe the opportunities available to interested participants. The activities offered to volunteers include: tour guides, gallery hosts, living historians, special event hosts, and behind-the-scenes positions. New volunteers will be trained and schedules will be designed…

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First Saturday Hands-On History program, Oklahoma History Center

January 7, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. First Saturday Hands-on History programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

January 14, 9:00 am - 11:00 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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Ask the Archaeologist event, Ft. Towson

January 14, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Towson Historic Site,
HC 63 Box 1580
Fort Towson, OK 74735

Do you have a question about an old item your grandma gave you? Find an odd piece out in your field? Bring your items to the Fort Towson Historic Site on January 14, 2017, from 1 pm to 3 pm. Guest archaeologist Scott Hammerstedt will be on site to answer questions. Don't miss this educational and enlightening event!

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“Germans from Russia” Brown Bag Lunch and Learn, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

January 18, 12:00 pm - 1:00 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, January 18, at noon in the Village Church. Dr. Eric J. Schmaltz will present "Germans from Russia." For more information please call 580-237-1907.

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Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

January 19
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Oklahoma History Center,
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2017. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include William P. Corbett (Historian, Tahlequah); Ron Frantz (Architect, Oklahoma City); John D. Hartley (Prehistoric Archeologist, Norman); Arn Henderson (Architectural Historian, Norman); and Charles S.…

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

January 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 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 pm - 4:00 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 pm - 3:00 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 pm - 4:00 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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