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May 1, 2019

Contact: Pat Reeder
Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 918-343-8129

“Night at the Chuck Wagon” at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum

CLAREMORE, Okla. — Pack your sleeping bag, pajamas, toothbrush and toothpaste for a “Night at the Chuck Wagon” at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum, an overnight event that will take place from 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, to 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 26.

This event is for children ages 5–12, accompanied by at least one adult. Participants will bed down in various parts of the museum for a night of 19th-century activities, movies, arts and crafts, games and storytelling, with a chuck wagon dinner and breakfast.

Registration is required and is $45 for nonmembers and $35 for members. The deadline for registration is May 17. Both children and adults are required to pay registration fee. Space is limited to the first 15 children. Each child will receive a Will Rogers book, and each child and parent will receive a t-shirt. Participants can register and pay at www.willrogers.com/overnight-at-the-chuckwagon or call 918-341-0719 for more information.

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum is located at 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd. in Claremore.

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum and the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch are divisions 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.  


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