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July 2024

Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting *canceled*

July 17, 1:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting previously scheduled for July 17, 2024, has been canceled. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at okhistory.org/BOARD. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105.  

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Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting

July 18, 1:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The regular quarterly meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2024. The HPRC will meet in the Leroy H. Fischer Boardroom, Oklahoma History Center (third floor), located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK. The public is invited to attend. (NOTE: If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation, please contact Lynda Ozan at 405-522-4484 or lynda.ozan@history.ok.gov by noon on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.) Additionally,…

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Summer Sounds Concert with Mackynsie McKedy and the McKedy Band

July 18, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Chisholm, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Join The Chisholm on the third Thursday of May, June, July, and August for a free Summer Sounds Concert series. Plan to come early and enjoy dinner from a featured food truck beginning at 6 p.m., spread out your favorite blanket, set up a comfy lawn chair, and enjoy live music from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Horizon Hill, the home of territorial governor A. J. Seay. The family-friendly event is free. For more information, contact the museum at 405-375-5176.…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

July 20, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on January 20, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on February 3, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on February 17, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on March 2, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on March 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 6, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 20, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 4, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 18, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 1, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 15, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 6, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 20, 2024 at 11 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Step back in time and experience life in the Cherokee Outlet during History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the four historic territorial buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come to life with reenactors dressed in period clothing from the late 1800s. Attendees can sit at school desks in the Turkey Creek one-room schoolhouse while lessons are…

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Flower Art class

July 20, 1 p.m.4 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

A class at the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, July 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. will focus on flower art. Attendees will learn basic flower art skills while arranging floral pieces to create an image of their choosing made from dried flowers and petals. Purchase your tickets online. They are $25 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $30 for nonmembers. All supplies are included in the cost. The registration deadline is Saturday, July 13. The class is limited to…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors meeting

July 24, 1:30 p.m.
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One event on May 3, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on July 24, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on October 23, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors meetings occur on the 4th Wednesday of the first month of each quarter at 1:30 p.m. with the exception of the May meeting which will take place on Friday, May 3, also at 1:30 p.m. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at okhistory.org/BOARD. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105.

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75 Years of Television in Oklahoma exhibit opens

July 25
Oklahoma History Center Museum, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

A new exhibit, 75 Years of Television in Oklahoma, opens on July 25 at the Oklahoma History Center Museum. The public is invited to a free reception to celebrate the exhibit’s opening on Thursday, July 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. No RSVP is needed. Light refreshments will be served. Gene Allen, author of The Vision and the Dream: WKY-TV Comes to Oklahoma, will attend to sign copies of his book, which will also be available for purchase from the Oklahoma…

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Movie Night featuring Rock-a-Doodle (1991)

July 26, 6 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a FREE Movie Night featuring the film Rock-a-Doodle (1991) in its theater on Friday, July 26. Admission to the movie is free, and guests can also enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching the film, thanks to the Bank of Commerce’s sponsorship. Because seating is limited, the doors will open at 6 p.m. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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Discovering 66 exhibit opens

July 27
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, 2229 West Gary Boulvard Clinton, OK 73601

On Saturday, July 27, after the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum will open a new exhibit titled Discovering 66. The exhibit will feature a collection of photographs by Rhys Martin, president of the Oklahoma Route 66 Association. Although Martin grew up in the Tulsa area, he had only given historic Route 66 a thought once he took a life-changing trip around the world. After returning to Oklahoma, he looked closer at his home…

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“All the World’s Sorrows: Hannah Worcester Hicks and the Civil War in Indian Territory” presentation

July 27, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Saturday, July 27, at 10:30 a.m., Dr. Michelle Martin will present “All the World’s Sorrows: Hannah Worcester Hicks and the Civil War in Indian Territory.” During the American Civil War, women and children in the Cherokee Nation suffered tremendously. Hannah Worcester Hicks, the daughter of famed missionary Samuel Austin Worcester and her husband Abijah Hicks (Cherokee), lived near Fort Gibson as the war raged in the western Ozarks. Hannah Hick’s diary provides community members, her descendants, and scholars with…

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Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

July 27, 2 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, 2229 West Gary Boulvard Clinton, OK 73601

On Saturday, July 27, at 2 p.m., the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum will host the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton. Beginning at 2 p.m., the Oklahoma Route 66 Association will induct two special Oklahomans into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame. The inductees will be announced at the ceremony. Inductions are held every two years for individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the promotion or preservation of…

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August 2024

Antique Handkerchiefs exhibit opens

August 1
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home will display a collection of antique handkerchiefs from August 1 through 31. The special collection of dainty squares of fabric will feature a variety of cheerful designs. In the late 1800s, women often carried handkerchiefs to dab their nose and dry a tear. Handkerchiefs were commonly used by men and women before the mass production of disposable facial tissues after the Spanish Flu of 1918. Women of the 19th century, like Adeline Drummond, elevated…

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Blacksmithing Demonstration

August 3, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
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One event on August 3, 2024 at 10 a.m.

One event on November 2, 2024 at 10 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, 2617 West Fir Street Perry, OK 73077

On Saturdays, May 4, August 3, and November 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Cherokee Strip Museum will hold a Blacksmithing Demonstration in the blacksmith shop. Guests can enjoy watching the craftsmen work and have safe, hands-on experiences. Families are welcome to attend and watch the demonstrations inside the Blacksmith Shop on the grounds of the Cherokee Strip Museum. For more information about all of the activities planned, please call 580-336-2405. Free admission for all, but donations are…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

August 3, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on August 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 5, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 19, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 2, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Step back in time and experience life in the Cherokee Outlet during History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the four historic territorial buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come to life with reenactors dressed in period clothing from the late 1800s. Attendees can sit at school desks in the Turkey Creek one-room schoolhouse while lessons are…

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USCIS Naturalization Ceremony

August 6, 10 a.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Tuesday, August 6, at 10 a.m., the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will host a naturalization ceremony at the Oklahoma History Center. Eligible candidates from across Oklahoma will take the Oath of Allegiance, the final step to becoming a US citizen. The event is free and open to the public. Registration details to follow. The Oklahoma Historical Society Multicultural Office (OHSMO) is partnering with the USCIS to co-host the ceremony. The OHSMO aims to develop programs and outreach…

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Teacher Resource Social at the First Americans Museum

August 6, 2 p.m.6:30 p.m.
FAM – First Americans Museum, 659 First Americans Boulevard Oklahoma City, 73129

The 2024 Teacher Resource Social will be held at the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, August 6, from 2 to 6:30 p.m.  The Teacher Resource Social, formerly known as the Back to School Bash, is an annual resource fair that brings museums and other organizations together to offer resources for teachers to plan for the upcoming school year. The event is a great opportunity for educators to network, share resources, and connect with organizations and colleagues from around…

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Lunch and Learn: “Collections in the Edmon Low Library Maps and Spatial Data Division” webinar with Kevin Dyke

August 8, 12 p.m.1 p.m.

On Thursday, August 8, at noon, the State Historic Preservation Office will hold a free webinar in its “Lunch and Learn” series about the collections in the Edmon Low Library Maps and Spatial Data Division with the library’s maps and spatial curator, Kevin Dyke. He will discuss the collections and provide guidance about accessing these materials. Register for the webinar. Kevin Dyke is an associate professor and the maps and spatial data curator at Edmon Low Library. The Edmon Low…

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Wreath-laying Ceremony and Flyover

August 9, 12 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Friday, August 9, 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 public is welcome to join the family as they place the wreath at the tomb in the shadow of the statue of Will and his horse Soapsuds riding into the sunset, followed by a flyover by pilot Tom…

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Museum After Dark: Village Sounds featuring Gus Burns

August 9, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Friday, August 9, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) will welcome musician Gus Burns as the featured guest for another meeting of its “Museum After Dark: Village Sounds” series. The CSRHC will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the day of his concert. The CSRHC interprets history using historical evidence as a guide, and present-day musicians are authentic storytellers. Village Sounds, a “Museum After Dark” experience at the CSRHC, is…

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Quilting Workshop

August 10, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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One event on March 9, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on April 13, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on May 11, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on June 8, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on July 13, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on August 10, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on September 7, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on October 12, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on November 9, 2024 at 9 a.m.

Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 near Aline, OK 73716

The Quilting Workshop meets on the second Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Sod House Museum for $5 per person. Learn to create appliqué designs, traditional block patterns, original designs, crazy quilts, landscape designs, and paper piecing. New members of any skill level are always encouraged to attend! Share in the happy exchange of shared skills, fun, camaraderie, refreshments, discussions, quilt patterns, and old-fashioned bed turnings at the next quilting workshop. Proceeds directly fund Sod…

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Summer Sounds Concert with Travis Kidd

August 15, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Chisholm, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Join The Chisholm on the third Thursday of May, June, July, and August for a free Summer Sounds Concert series. Plan to come early and enjoy dinner from a featured food truck beginning at 6 p.m., spread out your favorite blanket, set up a comfy lawn chair, and enjoy live music from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Horizon Hill, the home of territorial governor A. J. Seay. The family-friendly event is free. For more information, contact the museum at 405-375-5176.…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

August 16, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 5, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 19, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 2, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Step back in time and experience life in the Cherokee Outlet during History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the four historic territorial buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come to life with reenactors dressed in period clothing from the late 1800s. Attendees can sit at school desks in the Turkey Creek one-room schoolhouse while lessons are…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

August 21, 1:30 p.m.
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One event on February 21, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on March 20, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on April 17, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on May 15, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on June 19, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on July 17, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on August 21, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on September 18, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on October 16, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on November 20, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on December 18, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meetings are scheduled on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. However, Executive Committee meetings are not usually held on the months in which the full board meets. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at okhistory.org/BOARD. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105.  

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Movie Night featuring October Sky (1999)

August 30, 6 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a FREE Movie Night featuring the classic film October Sky (1999) in its theater on Friday, August 30. Admission to the movie is free, and guests can also enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching the film, thanks to the Bank of Commerce’s sponsorship. Because seating is limited, the doors will open at 6 p.m. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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Antique Handkerchiefs exhibit closes

August 31
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home will display a collection of antique handkerchiefs from August 1 through 31. The special collection of dainty squares of fabric will feature a variety of cheerful designs. In the late 1800s, women often carried handkerchiefs to dab their nose and dry a tear. Handkerchiefs were commonly used by men and women before the mass production of disposable facial tissues after the Spanish Flu of 1918. Women of the 19th century, like Adeline Drummond, elevated…

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Parlor Jam at Horizon Hill

August 31, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
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One event on September 28, 2024 at 1 p.m.

One event on October 26, 2024 at 1 p.m.

The Chisholm, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

On the last Saturday of August, September, and October, from 1 to 3 p.m., The Chisholm will present a series of jam sessions in the parlor room of Horizon Hill, the home of Territorial Governor A. J. Seay. Each session will start with a performance by Wayne Cantwell, “the Flyin’ Fiddler,” with an old-time jam session to follow. Musicians of all levels are encouraged to join this great learning opportunity, where they can sit and play alongside seasoned performers! New…

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A Life on Fire: Oklahoma’s Kate Barnard book discussion with author Connie Cronley

August 31, 1 p.m.
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

On Saturday, August 31, at 1 p.m., inside the Pioneer Woman Museum, author Connie Cronley (Cherokee) will discuss the life of Kate Barnard, the first woman elected to a statewide office in Oklahoma. Barnard was elected at a time when women were not allowed to vote. Cronley’s award-winning book, A Life on Fire: Oklahoma’s Kate Barnard, is the biography of Barnard, a popular social reformer who dedicated herself to political and social reform on behalf of orphans, the mentally ill,…

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September 2024

Quilting Workshop

September 7, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 9, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on April 13, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on May 11, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on June 8, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on July 13, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on August 10, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on September 7, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on October 12, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on November 9, 2024 at 9 a.m.

Sod House Museum, 4628 State Highway 8 near Aline, OK 73716

The Quilting Workshop meets on the second Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Sod House Museum for $5 per person. Learn to create appliqué designs, traditional block patterns, original designs, crazy quilts, landscape designs, and paper piecing. New members of any skill level are always encouraged to attend! Share in the happy exchange of shared skills, fun, camaraderie, refreshments, discussions, quilt patterns, and old-fashioned bed turnings at the next quilting workshop. Proceeds directly fund Sod…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

September 7, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 5, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 19, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 2, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Step back in time and experience life in the Cherokee Outlet during History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the four historic territorial buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come to life with reenactors dressed in period clothing from the late 1800s. Attendees can sit at school desks in the Turkey Creek one-room schoolhouse while lessons are…

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Cyanotypes with Jim Meeks

September 14, 1 p.m.4 p.m.

On Saturday, September 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. the Oklahoma History Center will host a class all about creating cyanotypes, which is one of the oldest photographic printing processes. It uses sunlight and water to create unique impressions. Students will learn cyanotype processes and create their own artwork using native plants and sun printing techniques. Photographer and artist Jim Meeks will be the instructor. Meeks is the photo editor of the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Division. The class costs…

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“The Great American Songbook” Kilgen Theatre Organ performance featuring Brett Valliant

September 16, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Monday, September 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., a Kilgen Theatre Organ performance at the Oklahoma History Center will feature organist Brett Valliant. The theme for his appearance will be “The Great American Songbook,” when Valliant will perform popular all-time favorites. This is Valliant’s second appearance at the Oklahoma History Center. In July 2020, he was the guest organist in a performance dedicated to “Discovering the Unit Orchestra.” Inspired by the organ at church when he was just three…

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Lunch and Learn: “Archaeological Investigations at Tipi Ring Sites in Cimarron County” webinar

September 18, 12 p.m.1 p.m.

On Wednesday, September 18, at noon (Central Time), the State Historic Preservation Office will hold a free webinar in its Lunch and Learn Series about the “Archaeological Investigations at Tipi Ring Sites in Cimarron County.” Register for the webinar. Brandi Bethke, laboratory director for the Oklahoma Archaeological Survey, will be the featured presenter. Kristina Wyckoff, the State Preservation Office's historical archeaologist, will help to facilitate the webinar.  

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

September 18, 1:30 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on March 20, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on April 17, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on May 15, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on June 19, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on July 17, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on August 21, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on September 18, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on October 16, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on November 20, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on December 18, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meetings are scheduled on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. However, Executive Committee meetings are not usually held on the months in which the full board meets. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at okhistory.org/BOARD. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105.  

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

September 21, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on August 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on September 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 5, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on October 19, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 2, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on November 16, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 7, 2024 at 11 a.m.

One event on December 21, 2024 at 11 a.m.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Step back in time and experience life in the Cherokee Outlet during History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the four historic territorial buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come to life with reenactors dressed in period clothing from the late 1800s. Attendees can sit at school desks in the Turkey Creek one-room schoolhouse while lessons are…

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Boots, Beer, and BBQ Fundraiser

September 21, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
The Chisholm, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm will hold its annual gala event on September 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Boots, Beer, and Barbeque will feature live music by the Red Dirt Rangers, BBQ and sides prepared by a working chuck wagon, drinks from an Oklahoma brewery, dancing and more on the lawn. This annual event helps support the museum and its mission. The event is for anyone 21 or older. Tickets are available in advance for $60 per person or $100 for two.…

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Calabooses in Oklahoma with Michael Mayes webinar

September 24, 2 p.m.3 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what those little buildings in town were for? Many of them were calabooses, or tiny jails, and housed the town’s tipsy, disorderly, and dangerous. Join Michael Mayes, SHPO’s survey coordinator, for a look at Oklahoma’s calabooses and learn more about how early Oklahomans were tough on crime, the integrity of resources, the National Register of Historic Places and its evaluation criteria, and more. Agenda Calabooses in Oklahoma Historic Integrity The NRHP and its criteria Data Entry…

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“1840s Garrison Weekend” living history program

September 27, 10 a.m.4 p.m.
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One event on September 28, 2024 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, September 27, and Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a garrison weekend. This living history program will feature demonstrations of troop movements used in preparation for the Mexican-American War. In the 1840s, Fort Gibson soldiers traveled the 123-mile distance to Fort Towson in southeastern Indian Territory. Visitors will have opportunities to interact with living historians who are experts in the Mexican War era. Experience the sights, sounds, and…

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Movie Night featuring Shaun the Sheep (2015)

September 27, 6 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore will host a FREE Movie Night featuring the classic film Shaun the Sheep (2015) in its theater on Friday, September 27. Admission to the movie is free, and guests can also enjoy free popcorn and drinks while watching the film, thanks to the Bank of Commerce’s sponsorship. Because seating is limited, the doors will open at 6 p.m. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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Cinnamon Roll Social

September 28, 10 a.m.12 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, 896 N 4375 Road, Fort Towson, OK 74735

The Fort Towson Historic Site will host a Cinnamon Roll Social on Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is free, and everyone is invited. Guests will enjoy cinnamon rolls cooked on-site in cast iron Dutch ovens under the cooling shade of walnut trees. The sutler store will provide a backdrop that brings to mind a time when soldiers worked, drilled, and received their sustenance on the same piece of ground. Guests will be invited to tour…

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“1840s Garrison Weekend” living history program

September 28, 10 a.m.4 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 28, 2024 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, September 27, and Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a garrison weekend. This living history program will feature demonstrations of troop movements used in preparation for the Mexican-American War. In the 1840s, Fort Gibson soldiers traveled the 123-mile distance to Fort Towson in southeastern Indian Territory. Visitors will have opportunities to interact with living historians who are experts in the Mexican War era. Experience the sights, sounds, and…

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