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May 2022

Movie Night featuring Field of Dreams (1989)

May 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 Movie Night featuring the film Field of Dreams (1989) in its theater on Friday, May 27, at 7 p.m. Prior to the movie, "Horsing Around with Will" will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., during which families can enjoy activities and crafts relating to the movie's theme. Guests can enjoy free admission, popcorn, and drinks while watching the film. Seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested. This event is…

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“History and Hops: Masonic Temples in Oklahoma” presentation by T. S. Akers

May 27, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

On Friday, May 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., Preservation Oklahoma will continue its History and Hops series! For this special evening event, T. S. Akers will be making a presentation on Masonic Temples in Oklahoma. This event will take place in the Carriage House of the Henry and Anna Overholser mansion located at 405 NW 15th Street in Oklahoma City. T. S. Akers is a resident of Oklahoma City who graduated from Eufaula High School in 2003. He is…

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“Leather Footwear” living history program

May 28, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on May 28, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On May 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a living history program to show visitors how leather footwear was made in the 19th-century. Staff members will also show examples of other leather goods that were gathered through trade at the site. This program is free with paid admission, which can be purchased at the commissary located at 907 N. Garrison Ave. or at the office located within the palisade grounds. Please…

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June 2022

Vintage Snack Sets exhibit opens

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

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home in Hominy will feature Vintage Snack Sets, a temporary exhibit during the month of June. From the 1940s to the 1970s, women often entertained at home by hosting teas, coffees, or church socials. On these special occasions, they would wear their Sunday best and bring out pretty snack sets that included a plate with a round indention to hold the matching cup. This exhibit will include pieces by manufacturers such as Anchor Hocking, Hazel-Atlas,…

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All Aboard: Examining the Orphan Trains exhibit closes

June 4
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701
On Saturday, June 4, the exhibit All Aboard: Examining the Orphan Trains will conclude at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center.
The exhibit explores the history of orphan trains that brought orphaned children from the overpopulated cities in the eastern United States, out to northwestern Oklahoma, across the Great Plains and beyond, during the latter half of the nineteenth century.
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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

June 4, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on July 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 6, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 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 (CSRHC) in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village at CSRHC come alive with historical interpreters tending their shops and working their trades. There will be many new things to learn and experience. You can even file a…

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Museum After Dark: Village Sounds featuring singer/songwriter Stacey Sanders

June 10, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
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Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Friday, June 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) in Enid will present Museum After Dark: Village Sounds featuring singer/songwriter Stacey Sanders. "Village Sounds, a "Museum After Dark" events are intimate listening experiences held at the Village Church on the grounds of the Humphrey Heritage Village at CSRHC. This series explores the Oklahoma story from the perspective of musicians and songwriters from our state who are authentic interpreters of the past. Stacey Sanders…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray

June 11, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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An event every month that begins at 9 a.m. on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2022

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

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. with instructor Martha Ray, and the cost is $5 per person. For more information, please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

The Sod House Museum seeks to preserve Oklahoma’s only remaining sod house and interprets the early-day lifestyles of a pioneer, from the establishment of the Cherokee Outlet in 1893 to 1920. The museum encloses the original sod house which is the key exhibit. Visitors can enjoy the experience of walking through the “soddy” and exploring exhibits, artifacts, photographs, and a root cellar. The artifacts and exhibits portray the daily activities of the pioneers.

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Barn Quilt workshop **class is full**

June 11, 9 a.m.4 p.m.
Chisholm Trail Museum and Horizon Hill, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum on Saturday, June 11 for our Barn Quilt workshop. Barn quilts are not made of fabric, but are instead square-shaped boards painted to resemble a quilt block. The colorful wooden patterns are placed on the exteriors of structures and have evolved into a rural development initiative to boost tourism in communities all across the United States. Oklahoma State University Extension Educator Lindy Hoel will lead this workshop, where each participant will complete their…

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Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Days

June 11, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill's Wild West Days will be held on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum. Stagecoaches will roll amid thundering horse hooves while the lightning of gunfire explodes around Pawnee Bill, May, and their cohorts as the talented performers thrill and amaze audiences. This one-day celebration will feature exhibitions of acts from the original Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Shows. Kevin Webb will portray Pawnee Bill for the 14th time. Webb,…

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The Battle of Honey Springs, deadCenter Film Festival screening

June 11, 11 a.m.12 p.m.
Harkins Theatres 16 Bricktown, 150 E Reno Ave Oklahoma City,

On Saturday, June 11, at 11 a.m. the documentary film The Battle of Honey Springs will be shown at the deadCenter Film Festival. The screening will occur at Harkins Theatres Bricktown 16 in Oklahoma City. July 17, 1863, marked the largest Civil War battle to take place in present-day Oklahoma, then Indian Territory. Near the community of Honey Springs in the Mvscogee Nation, Union and Confederate forces battled for control of Indian Territory. Brother fought against brother as members of…

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Fort Towson Homecoming

June 11, 11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Visit Fort Towson Historic Site on Saturday, June 11, to celebrate the town of Fort Towson’s homecoming. The day’s activities will begin with a morning homecoming parade through downtown Fort Towson. The festivities move to Fort Towson Historic Site midday where guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to sit on the grounds and listen to a live band. Children's games and a pony express race will make this a fun event for the whole family. A barbecue lunch will…

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2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua: “Surviving the Sixties”

June 14, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on June 18, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Enid Chautauqua invites guests to step back in time with stories and anecdotes from historical figures at “Surviving the Sixties: Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll,” its 2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua programs hosted by the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC). These free programs will take place Tuesday through Saturday, June 14–18, under the big white tent in the Humphrey Heritage Village at the CSRHC. Local entertainers will perform beginning at 6:30 p.m. each evening, with the scholar performances beginning…

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2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua: “Surviving the Sixties”

June 15, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on June 18, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Enid Chautauqua invites guests to step back in time with stories and anecdotes from historical figures at “Surviving the Sixties: Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll,” its 2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua programs hosted by the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC). These free programs will take place Tuesday through Saturday, June 14–18, under the big white tent in the Humphrey Heritage Village at the CSRHC. Local entertainers will perform beginning at 6:30 p.m. each evening, with the scholar performances beginning…

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Juneteenth Celebration: Music Through the Ages

June 16, 6 p.m.8 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

This event is FREE and open to the public! The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) will celebrate Juneteenth with “Music through the Ages,” on Thursday, June 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center. Dr. Donnie Nero will serve as the emcee for several educational presentations and musical performances representing Oklahoma’s unique African American roots. Light refreshments will be served. The Oklahoma History Center is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. Dr. Harold Aldridge will…

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2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua: “Surviving the Sixties”

June 16, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
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Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Enid Chautauqua invites guests to step back in time with stories and anecdotes from historical figures at “Surviving the Sixties: Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll,” its 2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua programs hosted by the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC). These free programs will take place Tuesday through Saturday, June 14–18, under the big white tent in the Humphrey Heritage Village at the CSRHC. Local entertainers will perform beginning at 6:30 p.m. each evening, with the scholar performances beginning…

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OU and OAS Summer Archaeological Research concludes

June 17, 9 a.m.5 p.m.
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, 18154 First Street Spiro, OK 74959

Students and faculty of the University of Oklahoma and staff of the Oklahoma Archeological Survey are performing a month of excavations at Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center through June 17. Visitors are welcome to observe the research and ask questions at this unique learning experience. Under the direction of Dr. Scott Hammerstedt, Dr. Amanda Regnier and Dr. Patrick Livingood, students will be excavating areas of interest from recent remote sensing projects. This is the first excavation at the site since 2014…

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2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua: “Surviving the Sixties”

June 17, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
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Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Enid Chautauqua invites guests to step back in time with stories and anecdotes from historical figures at “Surviving the Sixties: Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll,” its 2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua programs hosted by the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC). These free programs will take place Tuesday through Saturday, June 14–18, under the big white tent in the Humphrey Heritage Village at the CSRHC. Local entertainers will perform beginning at 6:30 p.m. each evening, with the scholar performances beginning…

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Will’s Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

June 18, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
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One event on September 17, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 15, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On the third Saturday of the month from April to October, make the trip to the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah to take part in Will's Cowboy Trader Days. See locally handcrafted and homemade items, saddles, cowboy hats, tack, boots, and a variety of work created by local artisans from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is FREE. To learn more about events and programs at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch, visit www.willrogers.com, contact wrinfo@willrogers.com, or call 918-341-0719.…

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Pioneer Family Fun Day

June 18, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue in Ponca City will be hosting Pioneer Family Fun Day with educational, hands-on pioneer crafts and activities on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Most of the festivities will be held outdoors on the museum grounds. The museum will be open on the day of the event for viewing from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue is located at 701 Monument Road in Ponca City. For…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

June 18, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on February 5, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on February 19, 2022 at 11 a.m.

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One event on March 19, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 7, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 21, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 4, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 18, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 6, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 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 (CSRHC) in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village at CSRHC come alive with historical interpreters tending their shops and working their trades. There will be many new things to learn and experience. You can even file a…

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Family Day at the Ranch: 19th-Century Baseball Game

June 18, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch from 1 to 3 p.m.  Take the family out to the ball game! Bring the family to Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch to learn about the history of baseball and enjoy watching a 19th Century style baseball game.  Admission is free and open to the public, and donations are appreciated. Refreshments and food will be available for the game.

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2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua: “Surviving the Sixties”

June 18, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on June 18, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Enid Chautauqua invites guests to step back in time with stories and anecdotes from historical figures at “Surviving the Sixties: Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll,” its 2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua programs hosted by the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC). These free programs will take place Tuesday through Saturday, June 14–18, under the big white tent in the Humphrey Heritage Village at the CSRHC. Local entertainers will perform beginning at 6:30 p.m. each evening, with the scholar performances beginning…

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Will’s Wild West Kids Camp

June 20, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
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Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Grab your lasso and join the fun at Will‘s Wild West Kids Camp June 20–22 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum (WRMM) in Claremore. Will's Wild West Kids Camp will transport participants back in time to the Wild West with hands-on activities in a fun and entertaining learning environment. Kids will have the opportunity to participate in nature programs, crafts, period dancing, 19th-century games, and much more. A chuck wagon lunch is included. Register…

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Will’s Wild West Kids Camp

June 21, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
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Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Grab your lasso and join the fun at Will‘s Wild West Kids Camp June 20–22 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum (WRMM) in Claremore. Will's Wild West Kids Camp will transport participants back in time to the Wild West with hands-on activities in a fun and entertaining learning environment. Kids will have the opportunity to participate in nature programs, crafts, period dancing, 19th-century games, and much more. A chuck wagon lunch is included. Register…

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Summer Solstice Walks

June 21, 11 a.m.7 p.m.
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, 18154 First Street Spiro, OK 74959

Start your summer with a trip to Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center for a special guided tour on the summer solstice, Tuesday, June 21. There will be three walks led by archaeologist Dennis Peterson starting at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Each walk will include one mile of easy walking and last about two hours.

Peterson will talk about the history of the mound site and the American Indians who built it more than 1,000 years ago. He also will talk about the reasons for the mounds and the alignment of some of the mounds to track the movement of the sun throughout the year. Peterson will tell the history of the excavations of the site by both archaeologists and looters. The 7 p.m. walk will allow the observation of twilight wildlife and a view of the sunset, which is the most important part of the event.

There is a small fee for this series of tours of $5 for adults and $3 for children in addition to the regular daily admission fee. Oklahoma Historical Society and Spiro Mounds Development Association members do not pay the daily admission fee. No reservations are required, except for large groups. Payment can be made by cash or check, but credit cards are not accepted.

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Will’s Wild West Kids Camp

June 22, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
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Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Grab your lasso and join the fun at Will‘s Wild West Kids Camp June 20–22 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum (WRMM) in Claremore. Will's Wild West Kids Camp will transport participants back in time to the Wild West with hands-on activities in a fun and entertaining learning environment. Kids will have the opportunity to participate in nature programs, crafts, period dancing, 19th-century games, and much more. A chuck wagon lunch is included. Register…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

June 22, 1:30 p.m.
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One event on September 21, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on October 19, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on November 16, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on December 21, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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

Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at www.okhistory.org/board. This meeting will be held in-person at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring Lynn Riggs film A Day in Santa Fe (1931)

June 23, 7 p.m.8:40 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Thursday, June 23, the Will Rogers Memorial Museum will show a digitally restored print of the Lynn Riggs 16mm film A Day in Santa Fe. Lynn Riggs (1899–1954) was an American author, poet, playwright, and screenwriter born on a farm near Claremore, Oklahoma. He is best known for his play Green Grow the Lilacs which was adapted into the landmark musical Oklahoma! As a student, Riggs traveled to Santa Fe in the 1920s and 30s. There he filmed A…

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Movie Night featuring Route 66: An American Odyssey (1995)

June 24, 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 Movie Night featuring the film Route 66: An American Odyssey (1995) in its theater on Friday, June 24, at 7 p.m. Prior to the movie, "Horsing Around with Will" will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., during which families can enjoy activities and crafts relating to the movie's theme. Guests can enjoy free admission, popcorn, and drinks while watching the film. Seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested. This…

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Guided tours

June 25, 10:30 a.m.
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One event on July 2, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

One event on July 23, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield is pleased to announce a unique tour opportunity at the site. Students from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) will serve as tour guides on the six trails that cross the 1,100-acre battlefield on Saturday, June 25, as well as three Saturdays in July: July 2, 16 and 23. This series of tours coincides with the annual memorial of the battle on July 16 at 10:30 a.m. The students will point out the exact…

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“Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma: Use of Stone and Bank Barns in Oklahoma” webinar

June 28, 6 p.m.

The State Historic Preservation Office is holding a webinar entitled "Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma" featuring presenters who specialize in barn history, construction, and restoration. On Tuesday June 28, the topic will be "Use of Stone and Bank Barns in Oklahoma." Presentations will be held every other month on the last Tuesday at 6 p.m. The webinars will be limited to the first 100 registrants. August 30 - "Signs of Ethnicity and Adaption in Oklahoma Barns" October 25 -…

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Vintage Snack Sets exhibit closes

June 30
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home in Hominy will feature Vintage Snack Sets, a temporary exhibit during the month of June. From the 1940s to the 1970s, women often entertained at home by hosting teas, coffees, or church socials. On these special occasions, they would wear their Sunday best and bring out pretty snack sets that included a plate with a round indention to hold the matching cup. This exhibit will include pieces by manufacturers such as Anchor Hocking, Hazel-Atlas,…

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July 2022

Early Influencers: How Anna Overholser & Henry Ione Overholser Perry Set the Style for Oklahoma City Women, 1903-1929 exhibit opens

July 1
Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

A new exhibit Early Influencers: How Anna Overholser & Henry Ione Overholser Perry Set the Style for Oklahoma City Women, 1903-1929 will open to the public on Friday, July 1. The exhibit will feature fashions and accessories worn by/inspired by Anna and Henry Ione that will be displayed on every floor of the historic home. A fashion timeline as well as archival photos of the Overholser women and other trendsetters of the period will be dotted throughout the displays. A member…

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Guided tours

July 2, 10:30 a.m.
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One event on July 2, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

One event on July 23, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield is pleased to announce a unique tour opportunity at the site. Students from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) will serve as tour guides on the six trails that cross the 1,100-acre battlefield on Saturday, June 25, as well as three Saturdays in July: July 2, 16 and 23. This series of tours coincides with the annual memorial of the battle on July 16 at 10:30 a.m. The students will point out the exact…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

July 2, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on February 5, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on February 19, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on March 5, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on March 19, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on April 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 7, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on May 21, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 4, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on June 18, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 2, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 6, 2022 at 11 a.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 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 (CSRHC) in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village at CSRHC come alive with historical interpreters tending their shops and working their trades. There will be many new things to learn and experience. You can even file a…

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Overnight at the Chuck Wagon

July 8, 5 p.m.July 9, 9 a.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Pack your sleeping bag, pajamas, toothbrush, and toothpaste for Overnight at the Chuck Wagon at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. This overnight event will take place from 5 p.m. on Friday, July 8, to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. 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…

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Oklahoma Route 66 Museum Hall of Fame Induction and Route 66 Transitions exhibit opening

July 9
Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, 2229 West Gary Boulvard Clinton, OK 73601

On Saturday July 9, 2022 the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum will be hosting the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and the opening of a new Route 66 Transitions photo exhibit. Beginning at 2 p.m. the Oklahoma Route 66 Association will induct two special Oklahomans into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame. Inductions are held every two years for individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the promotion or preservation of Route 66. The selection includes a…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray

July 9, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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An event every month that begins at 9 a.m. on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2022

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

Visit the Sod House Museum southeast of Aline for a quilting workshop on Saturday. The workshop will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. with instructor Martha Ray, and the cost is $5 per person. For more information, please contact Director Renee Trindle at 580-463-2441 or sodhouse@okhistory.org.

The Sod House Museum seeks to preserve Oklahoma’s only remaining sod house and interprets the early-day lifestyles of a pioneer, from the establishment of the Cherokee Outlet in 1893 to 1920. The museum encloses the original sod house which is the key exhibit. Visitors can enjoy the experience of walking through the “soddy” and exploring exhibits, artifacts, photographs, and a root cellar. The artifacts and exhibits portray the daily activities of the pioneers.

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Will’s Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

July 16, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
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One event on May 21, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on June 18, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on September 17, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on October 15, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On the third Saturday of the month from April to October, make the trip to the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch in Oologah to take part in Will's Cowboy Trader Days. See locally handcrafted and homemade items, saddles, cowboy hats, tack, boots, and a variety of work created by local artisans from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is FREE. To learn more about events and programs at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch, visit www.willrogers.com, contact wrinfo@willrogers.com, or call 918-341-0719.…

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