September 30, 2021
Contact: Fawn Lassiter
Tom Mix Museum, Oklahoma Historical Society
Tom Mix Roundup Days Scheduled for October 15–16
DEWEY, Okla. — Dewey keeps the spirit of Tom Mix and the Old West alive with Tom Mix Roundup Days October 15–16. This two-day festival features the best in family fun and historical entertainment.
On Friday, October 15, 2021, from 5:30–11 p.m. the Tom Mix Museum will kick the festivities off with the “Mix’n It Up Under the Stars” fundraiser to support the day-to-day management of the Tom Mix Museum. The event will be held at the Timber Oaks Event Center, three miles west of downtown Bartlesville. Guests will enjoy a live and silent auction, as well as a chuck wagon barbecue dinner with all the fixings. A dance will follow with entertainment featuring the toe-tapping country swing stylings of Western entertainer Belinda Gail, “America’s Country Sweetheart.” Musicians Jim Garling and Theresa Mix, along with Oklahoma Mike will also be performing live for this event. To buy tickets, please call 918-534-1555.
On Saturday, October 16, the fun will move to the Bartlesville Roundup Club Arena where the Old West will come alive with fun for the whole family. Ages 12 and under can enter the kids’ dummy roping contest, and there will be mini bronc and mini bull riding for ages 7–10. The Men’s Ranch Rodeo will begin at 4:30 p.m., with four-man teams competing in branding, stray gathering and other exciting rodeo events. To enter the rodeo events or for more information about entry fees, please call 918-559-9967.
The Tom Mix Museum is an affiliate 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.