July 30, 2019
Aviation Day at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid
ENID, Okla. — 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 a space suit from the “Oklahomans and Space” trunk provided by the Oklahoma History Center’s Traveling Trunks program. Aviation Day is presented in partnership with Leonardo's Children’s Museum.
For more information please contact Cathy Thomas, education director at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, at 580-237-1907 ext. 227 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is located at 507 S. Fourth St. in Enid.
The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.