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June 2018

Frontier Days Kids’ Camp, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

June 25, 8:30 am12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until June 27, 2018

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Children can experience the hard work of life on a nineteenth-century ranch in a fun learning environment June 25–27 at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah. Children ages 5–12 can enjoy interactive learning, old-fashioned games, and hands-on activities between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm, ending the day with lunch under the shade trees at the ranch house where Will Rogers was born. Activities will include hayrides around the ranch, Cherokee storytelling, a cowboy magician, fence building, nature programs, leather working,…

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Frontier Days Kids’ Camp, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

June 26, 8:30 am12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until June 27, 2018

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Children can experience the hard work of life on a nineteenth-century ranch in a fun learning environment June 25–27 at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah. Children ages 5–12 can enjoy interactive learning, old-fashioned games, and hands-on activities between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm, ending the day with lunch under the shade trees at the ranch house where Will Rogers was born. Activities will include hayrides around the ranch, Cherokee storytelling, a cowboy magician, fence building, nature programs, leather working,…

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Frontier Days Kids’ Camp, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

June 27, 8:30 am12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until June 27, 2018

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Children can experience the hard work of life on a nineteenth-century ranch in a fun learning environment June 25–27 at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah. Children ages 5–12 can enjoy interactive learning, old-fashioned games, and hands-on activities between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm, ending the day with lunch under the shade trees at the ranch house where Will Rogers was born. Activities will include hayrides around the ranch, Cherokee storytelling, a cowboy magician, fence building, nature programs, leather working,…

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Okietales, Oklahoma History Center

June 27, 10:30 am11:30 am
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Wednesdays in June and July; no program on July 4
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Each Wednesday in June and July the Oklahoma History Center will host Okietales from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Okietales is a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids see and hear history! Every week we will dive into history with books and stories that explore a different topic, from the Wild West and cowboys to land runs and pioneer life. This program is designed for five- to nine-year-olds. There will be no program on Wednesday, July 4. Admission is $2…

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Guided Tours, Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center

June 30, 9:00 am5:00 pm
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Guided tours will be held June 9, 16, and 30, and July 14
Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center, 101601 South 4232 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center is pleased to announce a unique tour opportunity at the site. Students from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) will serve as tour guides on the six trails that cross the 1,100-acre battlefield on June 9, 16, and 30 and July 14. July 14 is also the date of the annual Memorial Service commemorating the battle. The students will point out the exact locations of military actions, highlight key aspects of…

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Juneteenth celebration featuring ARISE, Oklahoma History Center

June 30, 2:00 pm3:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma Historical Society on Saturday, June 30, at 2 pm to celebrate Juneteenth. The African-American Renewing Interest in Spirituals Ensemble (ARISE) will be performing at the Oklahoma History Center. The choir will embody the stories and songs of African American spirituals to share America’s historical struggles, tragedies, and triumphs. The performance is free to the public, but the OHS would like to encourage donations to the Shirley Ballard Nero Endowment. Under the direction of Shawn Chastain, executive coordinator…

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July 2018

Concert in the Courtyard with community favorites, Museum of the Western Prairie

July 1, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Museum of the Western Prairie, 1100 Memorial Drive Altus, OK 73521

The Museum of the Western Prairie will host a Concert in the Courtyard with community favorites on Sunday, July 1, at 7 pm. Local vocal ensembles including Men4Music, Eine Kleine Girlmusik, and others will provide a program of patriotic music in anticipation of the Fourth of July, ending just as the city’s fireworks display begins. Audience members will have secured convenient parking places in the museum’s parking lot and can enjoy the fireworks display from the upper berm of the…

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Okietales, Oklahoma History Center

July 11, 10:30 am11:30 am
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Wednesdays in June and July; no program on July 4
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Each Wednesday in June and July the Oklahoma History Center will host Okietales from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Okietales is a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids see and hear history! Every week we will dive into history with books and stories that explore a different topic, from the Wild West and cowboys to land runs and pioneer life. This program is designed for five- to nine-year-olds. There will be no program on Wednesday, July 4. Admission is $2…

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Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

July 11, 12:00 pm1:00 pm
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host a free Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program on Wednesday, July 11, at noon. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunches and learn something new! For more information please call 580-237-1907.

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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!: The Birth of Modern Musical Theatre and a New Image for the State exhibit opens, Oklahoma History Center

July 12
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center’s newest exhibit, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!: The Birth of Modern Musical Theatre and a New Image for the State, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Broadway production’s debut. The exhibit opens on Thursday, July 12, and may be viewed during the History Center’s normal hours of operation, Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. Based on the 1931 play Green Grow the Lilacs by Claremore, Oklahoma, native Lynn Riggs, Oklahoma! was the first musical…

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Dutch Oven Cooking class, Oklahoma History Center

July 14, 9:00 am1:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Saturday, July 14, from 9 am to 1 pm the Oklahoma History Center Education Department will host a Dutch Oven Cooking class. Registration is required and space is limited, so participants are encouraged to sign up early. The cost is $20 and will include all materials. The class will begin inside the museum with historical information on this method of cooking, instructions on how to care for and clean Dutch ovens, and recipes for Dutch oven cooking. The majority…

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Basket Weaving class, Fort Towson Historic Site

July 14, 9:00 am3:00 pm
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63 Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

If you have ever wanted to learn how to weave a basket, join us for this class on Saturday, July 14! From 9 am to 3 pm, Linda Lou Alexander will teach participants how to make a double-walled Cherokee-style basket. Pre-registration is required and is the cost is $45 per person. There will be a potluck lunch. For more information or to register, please call Fort Towson at 580-873-2634 or Linda Lou at 580-982-8632.

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Guided Tours, Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center

July 14, 9:00 am5:00 pm
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Guided tours will be held June 9, 16, and 30, and July 14
Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center, 101601 South 4232 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center is pleased to announce a unique tour opportunity at the site. Students from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) will serve as tour guides on the six trails that cross the 1,100-acre battlefield on June 9, 16, and 30 and July 14. July 14 is also the date of the annual Memorial Service commemorating the battle. The students will point out the exact locations of military actions, highlight key aspects of…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

July 14, 9:00 am11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 8, 2019

Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray, and the cost is $5 per person. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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Memorial Service, Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center

July 14, 10:30 am12:00 pm
Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center, 101601 South 4232 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center is honored to announce a memorial service honoring the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Honey Springs near Checotah, Oklahoma, on Saturday, July 14, at 10:30 am. The memorial service is open to all visitors. J. Blake Wade, director and chief executive officer of the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority and former executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, will speak following a presentation of colors and invocation outside. Following the talk, the…

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“Music and Dance” Pioneer Family Fun Day, Pioneer Woman Museum

July 14, 10:30 am1:00 pm
Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum in Ponca City continues its summer program series for families on select Saturdays in July. Pioneer Family Fun Days will be held from 10:30 am to 1 pm and will include hands-on, family-friendly activities. The theme for July 14 will be “Music and Dance.” The cost is $5 per child, or $20 for families with four or more children. This also includes free admission to the museum! All activities are come and go and appropriate for…

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Ice Cream Social, Fred Drummond Home

July 14, 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Fred Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Friends of the Fred Drummond Home are happy to announce the annual Ice Cream Social will be held Saturday, July 14, from noon to 4 pm. As part of the event, visitors also can enjoy the Drummond Heirloom exhibit, a display of artifacts usually kept in storage, and storytellers stationed throughout the house to relate the history of the family and customs of the early 1900s. There will be the usual admission fee of $7 for adults, $5 for…

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Family Day at the Ranch, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

July 14, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Experience life on a nineteenth-century ranch near Oologah! Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch on Saturday, July 14, from 1 to 3 pm. Hands-on activities and demonstrations will give visitors a glimpse of everyday life on the ranch during Will Rogers’s childhood. This month’s activities will feature nineteenth-century carpentry. Families can learn carpentry basics and build a birdhouse together (birdhouses available for the first 20 participants). Visitors also can enjoy a scenic stroll through the…

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Ice Cream Social, Chisholm Trail Museum and A. J. Seay Mansion

July 14, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm Trail Museum and A. J. Seay Mansion in Kingfisher will host a Mansion Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 14, from 1 to 3 pm. Ingredients will be provided for homemade ice cream, visitors just need to provide the muscle to make delicious, old-fashioned delights. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and get to know their neighbors while enjoying frozen treats. The Mansion Ice Cream Social is a free event, but donations are accepted. Ice cream…

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History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp, Oklahoma History Center

July 16, 10:00 am3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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

The Oklahoma History Center's History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is back this summer for students ages eight to twelve. Participants in this weeklong camp will learn about Oklahoma's early explorers and the role of a museum curator. Attendees will also visit behind-the-scenes areas at the Oklahoma History Center and create their own exhibit. History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is July 16–20, 2018, and activities are from 10 am to 3 pm each day. Registration is $150 per person. Register Online

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History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp, Oklahoma History Center

July 17, 10:00 am3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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

The Oklahoma History Center's History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is back this summer for students ages eight to twelve. Participants in this weeklong camp will learn about Oklahoma's early explorers and the role of a museum curator. Attendees will also visit behind-the-scenes areas at the Oklahoma History Center and create their own exhibit. History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is July 16–20, 2018, and activities are from 10 am to 3 pm each day. Registration is $150 per person. Register Online

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Research Center book sale, Oklahoma History Center

July 18July 21
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Visit the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center book sale Wednesday, July 18, to Saturday, July 21, 2018. The Research Center’s annual book sale will include rare and out-of-print titles and genealogical materials. Shop for collectibles, periodicals, records, topographical maps, posters, photographs, microfilm, and more! The sale is open from 10 am to 5 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 10 to 1 pm on Saturday. All proceeds from the book sale support the Research Center.  

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History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp, Oklahoma History Center

July 18, 10:00 am3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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

The Oklahoma History Center's History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is back this summer for students ages eight to twelve. Participants in this weeklong camp will learn about Oklahoma's early explorers and the role of a museum curator. Attendees will also visit behind-the-scenes areas at the Oklahoma History Center and create their own exhibit. History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is July 16–20, 2018, and activities are from 10 am to 3 pm each day. Registration is $150 per person. Register Online

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Okietales, Oklahoma History Center

July 18, 10:30 am11:30 am
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Wednesdays in June and July; no program on July 4
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Each Wednesday in June and July the Oklahoma History Center will host Okietales from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Okietales is a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids see and hear history! Every week we will dive into history with books and stories that explore a different topic, from the Wild West and cowboys to land runs and pioneer life. This program is designed for five- to nine-year-olds. There will be no program on Wednesday, July 4. Admission is $2…

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Civil War living history and program, Oklahoma History Center

July 18, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Wednesday, July 18, the Research Center will offer a program about the Civil War from 1 to 3 pm. The program will feature a living history presentation by Preston Ware. Patricia Jones and Mallory Covington will share information about Civil War-related materials in the OHS Research Division. Registration is $10 per person, and we ask that you pre-register by calling 405-522-5225. This program will be held in the Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab, located inside the Research Center…

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History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp, Oklahoma History Center

July 19, 10:00 am3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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

The Oklahoma History Center's History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is back this summer for students ages eight to twelve. Participants in this weeklong camp will learn about Oklahoma's early explorers and the role of a museum curator. Attendees will also visit behind-the-scenes areas at the Oklahoma History Center and create their own exhibit. History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is July 16–20, 2018, and activities are from 10 am to 3 pm each day. Registration is $150 per person. Register Online

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Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

July 19, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
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HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. 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 Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

July 19, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a 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 Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp, Oklahoma History Center

July 20, 10:00 am3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 20, 2018

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

The Oklahoma History Center's History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is back this summer for students ages eight to twelve. Participants in this weeklong camp will learn about Oklahoma's early explorers and the role of a museum curator. Attendees will also visit behind-the-scenes areas at the Oklahoma History Center and create their own exhibit. History Pioneers Junior Curator Camp is July 16–20, 2018, and activities are from 10 am to 3 pm each day. Registration is $150 per person. Register Online

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Summer Sizzler: Finding Your Ancestors Through Land Records genealogy workshop, Oklahoma History Center

July 20, 10:00 am4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 21, 2018

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

The Oklahoma Genealogical Society and the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center will present the annual Summer Sizzler genealogy workshop on Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at the Oklahoma History Center. Doors open at 9:30 am each day, and workshop activities are from 10 am to 4:30 pm. The theme for this year's workshop is "Finding Your Ancestors Through Land Records." Visitors will learn about the many facets of land ownership in Oklahoma and how to research land records. Workshop presenters include…

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Summer Sizzler: Finding Your Ancestors Through Land Records genealogy workshop, Oklahoma History Center

July 21, 10:00 am4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 21, 2018

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

The Oklahoma Genealogical Society and the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center will present the annual Summer Sizzler genealogy workshop on Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at the Oklahoma History Center. Doors open at 9:30 am each day, and workshop activities are from 10 am to 4:30 pm. The theme for this year's workshop is "Finding Your Ancestors Through Land Records." Visitors will learn about the many facets of land ownership in Oklahoma and how to research land records. Workshop presenters include…

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“Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” Kilgen Organ performance by Dr. John D. Schwandt, Oklahoma History Center

July 23, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center is proud to present “Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” as the theme for the next in a series of Kilgen organ performances. This performance comes as the History Center opens its newest exhibit, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!: The Birth of Modern Musical Theatre and a New Image for the State, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the debut Broadway production. The featured organist will be Dr. John D. Schwandt of the American Organ Institute at the University…

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Okietales, Oklahoma History Center

July 25, 10:30 am11:30 am
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Wednesdays in June and July; no program on July 4
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Each Wednesday in June and July the Oklahoma History Center will host Okietales from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Okietales is a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids see and hear history! Every week we will dive into history with books and stories that explore a different topic, from the Wild West and cowboys to land runs and pioneer life. This program is designed for five- to nine-year-olds. There will be no program on Wednesday, July 4. Admission is $2…

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National History Day Boot Camp, Oklahoma History Center

July 26, 10:30 am5:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Interested in participating in National History Day (NHD)? Whether you have competed before or are new to the program, this workshop is for you! Oklahoma NHD can help meet state social studies standards providing a framework for reading, research, interpretation, and presentation. At the workshop, you will learn the 2018/2019 theme, the different types of projects, primary sources available in the area, and how to conduct NHD research in the classroom. This workshop is designed for educators. Registration is $10…

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August 2018

Sonic Summer Movies: Oklahoma! Sing-A-Long, Myriad Botanical Gardens

August 1, 9:00 pm10:30 pm
Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 West Reno Oklahoma City, 73102

Visit the Myriad Botanical Gardens for Sonic Summer Movies: Oklahoma! Sing-A-Long on Wednesday, August, 1, from 9 to 10:30 pm. The event will include closed-caption titles and a sing-a-long! This event is presented by SONIC, America’s Drive-In and sponsored by the Oklahoma History Center. The Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Sonic Summer Movies are held on the on The Devon Lawn. Enjoy movies, activities, food, and lots of fun. Thanks to SONIC, these movies are completely FREE. Come early to get a…

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Spirited: Prohibition in America exhibit closes, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

August 11
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will host a new traveling exhibit, Spirited: Prohibition in America, from June 16 to August 11. Organized by the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in partnership with Mid-America Arts Alliance of Kansas City, Missouri, Spirited: Prohibition in America explores the era of prohibition when America went “dry.” Visitors will learn about the complex issues that led America to adopt prohibition through the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1919 until its repeal through…

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Will Rogers and Wiley Post Fly-In, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

August 11, 7:30 am1:30 pm
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On Saturday, August 11, Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah will host the annual Will Rogers and Wiley Post Fly-In. Gates open at 7:30 am with free admission, though donations are appreciated. The event will take place from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm on the 2,000-foot grass strip adjacent to Oologah Lake. Pilots will fly the Oklahoma skies and land on the grass strip, a few yards from the home in which Will Rogers was born on November 4, 1879.…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray, Sod House Museum

August 11, 9:00 am11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 8, 2019

Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 am with instructor Martha Ray, and the cost is $5 per person. For more information please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

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Mysteries of the Mansion tour, Henry Overholser Mansion

August 16, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Mysteries of the Mansion tours are held on the third Thursday of the month.
Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Visit the Henry Overholser Mansion in Oklahoma City for a 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 Overholser Mansion is owned by the OHS and managed by Preservation Oklahoma,…

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Crocheted Rag Rug Workshop, Sod House Museum

August 18, 9:30 am1:00 pm
Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 Aline, OK 73716

Nancy Hada of Cherokee, Oklahoma, will present a Rag Rug workshop at the Sod House Museum on Saturday, August 18, from 9:30 am to 1 pm. Rag rugs have been furnishing floors since the latter part of the eighteenth century. The concept for rag rugs came to the United States by way of European immigrants. When making these rugs, women would use strips of old clothes and worn-out blankets as a resourceful way to add warmth and decor to their…

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