Will Rogers Days and Film Festival
One event on November 3, 2022 at 12 a.m.
One event on November 4, 2022 at 12 a.m.
One event on November 5, 2022 at 12 a.m.
The Will Rogers Memorial Museum (WRMM) and Birthplace Ranch will celebrate the 143rd birthday of Oklahoma’s Favorite Son with the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival. The festival will take place on Wednesday, November 2, through Saturday, November 5. Many activities are planned to honor the memory of Will Rogers, Cherokee cowboy, philosopher, and movie actor.
Beginning November 2, the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival will feature up-and-coming filmmakers exhibiting their work at venues throughout Claremore along with lectures, workshops, and receptions. Also included in this festival will be showings of films featuring Will Rogers inside the WRMM. The Dog Iron Awards Ceremony will be held on November 5 at the Will Rogers Memorial Theater. In celebration of Rogers’s birthday—November 4, 1879—the WRMM in Claremore will be open and free to the public all day on Thursday, November 4. Families are encouraged to visit the WRMM to learn more about the man who entertained and inspired the nation. Visitors can also make the drive to Oologah to the Birthplace Ranch to see the room where Will Rogers was born on November 4, 1879, in the Cooweescoowee District of the Cherokee Nation.
To learn more about the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival or to read a complete schedule of events, click the buttons below. For further information please call 918-341-0719 or visit www.willrogers.com/will-rogers-days or www.dogirons.com.