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July 2019

“Carpentry” Family Day at the Ranch

July 20, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Experience life on a 19th-century ranch near Oologah! Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch on Saturday, July 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. Hands-on activities and demonstrations will give visitors a glimpse of everyday life on the ranch during Will Rogers’s childhood. This month’s theme is “Carpentry.” Visitors also can enjoy a scenic stroll through the expansive property, with beautiful views of Oologah Lake, a longhorn herd, and many shade trees—perfect for picnicking. Family Day…

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Okietales

July 24, 10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

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

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Okietales each Wednesday in June and July from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Okietales is a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids see and hear history! This program is for kids five and older. The cost is $2 for OHS members and $4 for the general public. Please note: Okietales will not be held on Wednesday, July 3.

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Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Celebrating Women of the Wild West Shows

July 26
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Events will be June 7 and 8, 2019
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Due to 21” of rain with more projected, the Wild West Show has been postponed until July 26 and 27. Thank you for your understanding. The safety of the performers and spectators is our priority. Tickets now on sale! The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will celebrate the Women of the Wild West Shows with the re-creation of Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show on July 26 and 27, 2019. Preshow entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and the Wild West…

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Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Celebrating Women of the Wild West Shows

July 27
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Events will be June 7 and 8, 2019
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Due to 21” of rain with more projected, the Wild West Show has been postponed until July 26 and 27. Thank you for your understanding. The safety of the performers and spectators is our priority. Tickets now on sale! The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will celebrate the Women of the Wild West Shows with the re-creation of Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show on July 26 and 27, 2019. Preshow entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and the Wild West…

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National Day of the Cowboy celebration

July 27
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Celebrate the National Day of the Cowboy at Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum on Saturday, July 27. This year, you can attend the rescheduled Wild West Show—it’s the perfect way to join the nationwide celebration! Tickets are now on sale! Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will celebrate the theme “Women of the Wild West Shows” during this year’s re-creation of Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show on Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27. Preshow entertainment begins at 7 p.m.…

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“My Family Tree” Family Fun Day

July 27, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On the last Saturday of each month, the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will host Family Fun Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Each Saturday will feature a different theme and activity. All activities and supplies are included with admission and all family members are encouraged to participate. The theme for Saturday, July 27, will be “My Family Tree.” Please call 580-237-1907 for more information.

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Okietales

July 31, 10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

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

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Okietales each Wednesday in June and July from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Okietales is a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids see and hear history! This program is for kids five and older. The cost is $2 for OHS members and $4 for the general public. Please note: Okietales will not be held on Wednesday, July 3.

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August 2019

Historical Timeline Candlelight Tour *Canceled*

August 2, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Historical Timeline Candlelight Tour has been canceled and may be rescheduled for another time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Will Rogers and Wiley Post Fly-In

August 10
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On Saturday, August 10, starting at 8:30 a.m., aviation enthusiasts will mark 84 years since Will Rogers and Wiley Post died in an Alaska plane crash. To honor their memory, pilots of small planes will land on a 2,000-foot grass strip at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, adjacent to the house where Rogers was born in 1879. The fly-in is an opportunity for the public to get an up-close look at vintage and late-model small aircraft and visit with the…

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“Civil War Weapons and Artillery” Second Saturday Demo

August 10, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Visit Fort Towson Historic Site for its Second Saturday Demo series on Saturday, August 10, at 1 p.m. This month’s topic is “Civil War Weapons and Artillery.” Guests are invited to learn about the types of arms used by Union and Confederate troops during the Civil War. Please call 580-873-2634 for more information.

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Aviation Day

August 17, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Saturday, August 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid will host Aviation Day, a hands-on event celebrating the history of flight, particularly in Oklahoma. The family-friendly activities will include foam flyer demonstrations by the Enid Chapter of Remote Controlled Model Aeronautics, paper airplane flying contests, balsa wood glider races, appearances by pilots from Vance Air Force Base, and some activities for budding aeronautical engineers. On view during the event will be…

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“Corn Husk Dolls” Family Day at the Ranch

August 17, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Experience life on a 19th-century ranch near Oologah! Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch on Saturday, August 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. Hands-on activities and demonstrations will give visitors a glimpse of everyday life on the ranch during Will Rogers’s childhood. This month, attendees will have an opportunity to make corn husk dolls. Visitors also can enjoy a scenic stroll through the expansive property, with beautiful views of Oologah Lake, a longhorn herd, and…

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Traditional Trades Day

August 31, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum and explore several traditional trades and skills on Saturday, August 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Traditional trades and skills were the lifeblood of the community for decades, and craftsmen provided the items necessary for everyday life. Come explore a variety of trades and skills including woodworking, blacksmithing, fiber arts, laundry, and more. This family-friendly event is free.

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“Digital Photography” Family Fun Day

August 31, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On the last Saturday of each month, the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will host Family Fun Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Each Saturday will feature a different theme and activity. All activities and supplies are included with admission and all family members are encouraged to participate. The theme for Saturday, August 31, will be “Digital Photography.” Please call 580-237-1907 for more information.

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October 2019

Chuck Wagon Gathering and Dinner

October 5
Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum for a day filled with cowboy fun on Saturday, October 5. Drop in and see a variety of working chuck wagons from across the region as they prepare some of their favorite dishes. Daytime activities include music, Dutch oven cooking demonstrations, blacksmithing, Straka longhorns, and more. Daytime activities run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum will close at 4 p.m. to prepare for dinner. Tickets are available in advance for the…

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November 2019

Lawn Social and Dance

November 2, 6 p.m.9 p.m.
Chisholm Trail Museum, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

This event has been rescheduled for November 2. Join the Chisholm Trail Museum for our fall lawn social and dance at Horizon Hill, the home of territorial governor A. J. Seay. This free event will be held Saturday, November 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. Lawn socials and dances were a common activity in Oklahoma Territory in the 1890s after. Activities will include lawn games, music, dancing, a cake walk, pie auction, and more. Dance instructions will be provided.

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December 2019

Deck the Halls!

December 7, 10:30 a.m.12 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Who doesn’t like a good sale and holiday music? Come to the Oklahoma History Center for our annual Museum Store sale, holiday music played on the Kilgen Organ, and free crafts for crafts. Deck the Halls! is a family-friendly event and is free with paid admission to the museum.

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