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Weaving Class

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Join the Oklahoma History Center in a colonial-era weaving class on November 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn a basic weaving pattern with a lap loom. All materials are provided and participants will be able to take them home. The class will visit the galleries to view textiles on exhibit. Cost for the class is $30 and registration is limited and required. Age limit is eight and above. For more information about the event or to register please contact education@okhistory.org or (405) 522-3602. You may also register online.

"Alan Houser: Unconquered"

Saturday, November 15, 2014
The Oklahoma History Center will show the documentary "Alan Houser: Unconquered" on November 15 from 3-5pm. This film highlights the life of the influential Oklahoma American Indian artist Alan Houser and highlights some of the pieces in the Gaylord Special Exhibit gallery for Alan Houser's 100th birthday. The event is free with museum admission. For more information please contact us at education@okhistory.org or (405) 522-3602.

Dutch Oven Cooking

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Join the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, November 15 for a hands-on class for teens and adults exploring Dutch oven cooking. Learn a variety of recipes as you create a dish and discover how to use a Dutch oven in your backyard. The class is from 1 to 5p.m and the cost is $15. Space is limited so sign up early! The class will begin inside the museum for background information, instructions on how to care for and clean Dutch ovens, recipes, and different cooking methods. The majority of the class will be spent outdoors preparing a group meal. All food items, materials, and ovens are provided by the History Center. Please remember to dress for the weather. Also, please no open-toed shoes or sandals. For more information or to register please contact education@okhistory.org or call (405) 522-3602. You may also register online.

American Indian Heritage Month

Saturday, November 8, 2014
The Oklahoma History Center is celebrating American Indian Heritage Month on November 8 with a day of men's traditional arts and crafts. Representatives of the Caddo, Pawnee, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Cheyenne, and Kiowa tribes will demonstrate bow making, stickball stick making, traditional men's regalia and dance, beading, and fans and feather work from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All events are free with museum admission. For more information please contact education@okhistory.org or (405) 522-3602.

Deck the Halls

Saturday, December 6, 2014
Load up the family and come "Deck the Halls" with us at the Oklahoma History Center on December 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This family friendly event will include activities and a chance to meet a variety of historical Mr. and Mrs. Clauses. This event is free with admission to the museum. For more information please contact education@okhistory.org or (405) 522-3602.

Daddy-Daughter Sock Hop

January 23, 2015
Join us at the Oklahoma History Center for a daddy-daughter dance inspired by drive-in movies from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, January 25! Come learn how to jump, jive, and wail wearing your best poodle skirt. Registration is required and space is limited. Come make memories and explore the hopping 1950s. Cost for the event is $75 per couple and $25 for each extra person with dinner included. For more information on the daddy-daughter dance, please contact us at education@okhistory.org or by phone at (405) 522-3602. You may also register online.