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Will Rogers Memorial Museum

1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017
918-341-0719
www.willrogers.com

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July 2021

Movie Night featuring Will Rogers in State Fair

July 30, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a Movie Night in the newly renovated Will Rogers Theatre on Friday, July 30, featuring Will Rogers in State Fair (1933). Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movie beginning at 7 p.m. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks. Masks are required. Admission is free, but tickets must be reserved in advance because of limited seating. Please call…

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August 2021

Wreath-laying ceremony and flyover at Will Rogers Memorial Museum

August 13, 12 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Friday, August 13, at noon the Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a wreath-laying ceremony and flyover to mark the anniversary of the August 15, 1935, death of Will Rogers and Wiley Post in an Alaskan plane crash. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Herb McSpadden—relatives of Will Rogers who ran the Birthplace Ranch—are invited guests. Pilot and museum Roper docent Tom Egbert will fly the plane for the flyover. The public is welcome to join in viewing…

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Will’s Barter Bash *Canceled*

August 14, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

This event has been canceled. The Will Rogers Memorial Museum has come up with a clever way to clear out your closets and exchange goods and toys without spending a red cent. Think of the event as a barter-style picnic—the perfect place to trade unwanted, unused, or excess items and find other things that one may need or want. The event takes place beside the sunken gardens with lots of space for each family to set out a blanket full…

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Family Day at the Museum

August 21, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Join the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for Family Day at the Museum on Saturday, August 21 when the theme will focus on women's suffrage. The year 2021 marks 101 years since the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. Rogers County Election Board will be celebrating with us and will be on-site registering new voters! This event is from 1 to 3 p.m. Family Day is free, but donations are appreciated. To find out more,…

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Movie Night featuring the filmed version of the Broadway Musical The Will Rogers Follies

August 27, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a Movie Night in the newly renovated Will Rogers Theatre on Friday, August 27, featuring the filmed version of the Broadway musical The Will Rogers Follies (1991). Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movie beginning at 7 p.m. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks. Masks are required. Admission is free, but tickets must be reserved in advance…

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September 2021

Will’s Barter Bash

September 11, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
The second Saturday of the month, April through October
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum has come up with a clever way to clear out your closets and exchange goods and toys without spending a red cent. Think of the event as a barter-style picnic—the perfect place to trade unwanted, unused, or excess items and find other things that one may need or want. The event takes place beside the sunken gardens with lots of space for each family to set out a blanket full of treasure. Children can trade…

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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring Jim Bridenstine

September 17, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum is launching a return of the Thursday Night Lecture Series! Lectures are scheduled for May 20, June 17, July 15, and September 16 in the museum theater. Programs will begin at 7 p.m. and will include time for questions and answers with speakers. Jim Bridenstine, whose career in politics paved the way for an appointment as NASA director, will speak on September 16. Bridenstine was a navy aviator and private pilot, and one-time executive director of…

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Family Day at the Museum

September 18, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host Family Day on Saturday, September 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, visitors will get a glimpse of what life was like in the early days of Will Rogers’s childhood! Demonstrations and activities include 19th-century games, corn grinding, butter churning, candle dipping, wool spinning, and making corn husk dolls. Family Day is free and open to the public, and donations are appreciated.

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Movie Night featuring Charlie Chaplin in The Kid (1921)

September 24, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a Movie Night in the newly renovated Will Rogers Theatre on Friday, September 24, featuring Charlie Chaplin in The Kid (1921). Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movie beginning at 7 p.m. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks. Masks are required. The movie is preceded by a "shindig" on the porch featuring music, board games, and a…

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October 2021

Will’s Barter Bash

October 9, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
The second Saturday of the month, April through October
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum has come up with a clever way to clear out your closets and exchange goods and toys without spending a red cent. Think of the event as a barter-style picnic—the perfect place to trade unwanted, unused, or excess items and find other things that one may need or want. The event takes place beside the sunken gardens with lots of space for each family to set out a blanket full of treasure. Children can trade…

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Family Day at the Museum

October 16, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Join the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for Family Day at the Museum on Saturday, October 16 when Will Rogers Memorial Museum friend, Lea McCormick will be teaching a class all about traditional basket weaving! This event is from 1 to 3 p.m. Family Day is free, but donations are appreciated. To find out more, please call 918-341-0719 or visit www.willrogers.com.  

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Movie Night featuring Max Schreck in Nosferatu (1922)

October 29, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a Movie Night in the newly renovated Will Rogers Theatre on Friday, October 29, featuring Max Schreck in Nosferatu (1922). Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movie beginning at 7 p.m. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks. Masks are required.

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Halloween Night at the Museum

October 30, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host Halloween Night at the Museum on Saturday, October 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. This event combines trick-or-treating with an opportunity for children and their parents and grandparents to visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. Area businesses and individuals will share treats at locations outside on the spacious museum grounds. Halloween Night at the Museum is free and open to all ages. This event has attracted hundreds of costumed characters into the museum…

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November 2021

Movie Night featuring Will Rogers in They Had To See Paris (1929)

November 26, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a Movie Night in the newly renovated Will Rogers Theatre on Friday, November 26, featuring Will Rogers in They Had To See Paris (1929). Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movie beginning at 7 p.m. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks. Masks are required.

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December 2021

Movie Night featuring Will Rogers in Life Begins at 40

December 31, 7 a.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum will host a Movie Night in the newly renovated Will Rogers Theatre on Friday, December 31 featuring Will Rogers in Life Begins at 40 (1935). Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movie beginning at 7 p.m. This event is free to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Bank of Commerce. Guests can enjoy free popcorn and drinks. Masks are required. The movie is preceded by a "shindig" on the porch featuring music, board games,…

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