History Off Center

History OffCenter is a new series focused on immersive, engaging experiences.

With an emphasis on community outreach, this series features programs that are in-depth explorations of neighborhoods, the inner workings of the OHS, and historical eras.

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Heritage Hills Bike Tour

Saturday, September 8 | 10–11:30 am | Free
We will meet at the Overholser Mansion at 10 am and ride about four miles at a leisurely pace, exploring the history of Heritage Hills with historian Dr. Bob Blackburn. The tour will end at the Overholser Mansion around 11:30 am. Participants are encouraged to pack a lunch and join us for a picnic and lawn games on the mansion grounds following the tour.

Bring your own bike or get a discount when you use Ride OKC. Just enter the code OKHISTORY at rideokc.com/bike-rentals to get a three-hour bike rental (helmet included) for only $10! Ride OKC bikes will be available for pickup at the Overholser Mansion.

The bike tour is free, but participants must preregister.

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Save the Date!
A Night in the Life: 1940s Flyboys and Riveting Gals

Friday, October 19 | 7–10 pm
Join the Oklahoma Historical Society for "A Night in the Life: 1940s Flyboys and Riveting Gals," an immersive evening in the 1940s with a USO Show and Officers' Club at the Oklahoma History Center. Step back into the past with live big band music, swing dancing, the Andrews Sisters, and Spam! Ladies, start saving your ration cards to buy stockings and men, request your leave now—online registration will be available September 1.