March 22, 2016
April Events at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
ENID, Okla. — The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) will host three exciting events during the month of April. The CSRHC will roll out the red carpet for the winners of the Red Dirt BBQ student art competition with an exhibit of multimedia art from area school students. The winners’ exhibit will be on display in the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation Exhibit Gallery from April 5–16.
Family Saturday will be held in Humphrey Heritage Village on Saturday, April 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. The activity of the day will be household chores in the Glidewell House. There is sure to be laundry to wash and coffee to grind in addition to other household chores that families will need to perform.
On Wednesday, April 13, at noon, the museum will host a Brown Bag Lunch and Learn program entitled “The American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson,” by Dr. Aaron Mason from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The presentation will be held in the Humphrey Heritage Village on the grounds of the CSRHC. The Brown Bag programs are held on the second Wednesday of each month and are free to the public.
The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society, is located at 507 S. 4th St. in Enid. The CSRHC is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 31 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.