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June 2024

“Masonic Lodges of Oklahoma” presented by Kenneth Sivard

June 27, 2 p.m.3 p.m.

On Thursday, June 27, at 2 p.m. (Central Time), the State Historic Preservation Office will host a free webinar with Oklahoma Historical Society board member Kenneth Sivard. The presentation will be about the Masonic Lodges of Oklahoma, exploring their history and architectural style. Register for the webinar.   About Kenneth Sivard A sixth-generation McCurtain County native, Kenny Sivard is a long-time McCurtain County Historical Society (MCHS) member and was elected president of the organization in 2009. Working with the MCHS,…

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The People’s House: The Story of the Oklahoma State Capitol film screening on OETA

June 27, 7:30 p.m.8 p.m.
OETA,

On June 27, at 7:30 p.m., The People’s House: The Story of the Oklahoma State Capitol documentary on the Oklahoma State Capitol will be aired on OETA. June 30, 2024, is the 107-year anniversary of the Oklahoma State Capitol’s completion in 1917. The documentary features a spectacular four-minute drone tour of the Capitol with glimpses of the House floor, Senate floor, and Oklahoma Supreme Court, providing rare views of the building’s interior and exterior. It walks through the history of…

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Movie Night featuring Babe (1995)

June 28, 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 Babe (1995) in its theater on Friday, June 28. 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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Scavenger Hunt

June 29
Hunter’s Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

On Saturday, June 29, Hunter’s Home in Park Hill will host a scavenger hunt encouraging children to learn about items from the 19th century. The scavenger hunt will include items found inside the historic home and on the grounds of the rural property. Bring the family and a keen eye to spot things like a coffee grinder, knitting needles, and especially the location of little Farmer Dave! The activities are perfect for children ages 6 to 12, and there will…

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Guided Tours

June 29, 9 a.m.4:30 p.m.
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One event on June 15, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on June 29, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on July 6, 2024 at 9 a.m.

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

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 Honey Springs Battlefield on three Saturdays in June: June 8 ,15, and 29, as well as Saturday, July 6. The students will point out the exact locations of military actions, highlight key aspects of the engagement, and discuss its historical importance. Normally, the park and its six trails are self-guided, with a total of 55 trail…

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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 an exhibit of Vintage Snack Sets from Saturday, June 1 to Sunday, June 30. When women in the mid-20th century hosted teas, coffees, or church socials, 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 includes pieces by manufacturers such as Anchor Hocking, Hazel-Atlas, the Indiana Glass Company, Royal Windsor, Queen Anne,…

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July 2024

From Our Hands exhibit closing

July 6
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

A new exhibition, opening May 6, entitled From Our Hands, will be on display at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center through July 6. The exhibit will include various works of art created by Oklahoma Native American artists. The work on display will include Burgess Roye (Ponca) (1944 - 2015), Paladine Roye (Ponca) (1946 - 2001),  Penny Coates (Potawatomi), and Amber DuBoise-Shepherd (Prairie Band Potawatomi/Sac and Fox) as part of the annual Spring Art exhibit series. The exhibition will be…

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Guided Tours

July 6, 9 a.m.4:30 p.m.
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One event on June 15, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on June 29, 2024 at 9 a.m.

One event on July 6, 2024 at 9 a.m.

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

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 Honey Springs Battlefield on three Saturdays in June: June 8 ,15, and 29, as well as Saturday, July 6. The students will point out the exact locations of military actions, highlight key aspects of the engagement, and discuss its historical importance. Normally, the park and its six trails are self-guided, with a total of 55 trail…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

July 6, 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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“The Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) Program at the NPS” webinar, presented by Catherine Lavoie

July 11, 12 p.m.1 p.m.

On Thursday, July 11, at noon, the State Historic Preservation Office will host a free webinar with Catherine Lavoie, chief of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) with the National Park Service (NPS). She will discuss the program, how and why it was started, its mission, and its value, with a focus on HABS’s work in Oklahoma. HABS was established in 1933 as a unique public-private partnership between NPS, the Library of Congress (LOC), and the American Institute of Architects…

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Back In Time: “The Three Guardsmen” premiere screening and panel

July 11, 1 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library, 406 East Oklahoma Avenue Guthrie, OK 73044

On Thursday, July 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., the Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library partner with OETA to hold a premiere screening of Back in Time: “The Three Guardsmen” at the Oklahoma Territorial Museum in Guthrie.” This episode of Back in Time tells the riveting tale of the lawless expanse of the “Twin Territories” and the three men who rose to the call of duty amidst the chaos. Hear the stories of lawmen Bill Tilghman (1854–1924), Henry “Heck”…

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Advanced Barn Quilt Workshop

July 12July 13
The Chisholm, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm Trail Museum will hold a two-day Advanced Barn Quilt Workshop to be held from Friday, July 12, through Saturday, July 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This advanced workshop is for participants to take on more ambitious and elaborate barn quilt patterns, creating their own barn quilt block. Barn quilts are square-shaped boards painted to resemble a quilt block and placed on any structure. The art form has evolved into a rural development initiative to…

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Quilting Workshop and quilt drawing

July 13, 9 a.m.11 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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Civil Rights Act of 1964: 60th Anniversary Panel

July 13, 10 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On July 13, from 10:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Oklahoma History Center Museum will host a panel discussion to celebrate the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The morning session will focus on civil rights–centered archives, including the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center Archives and Dr. Autumn Brown of the Edmon Low Library’s Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. It will run from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The afternoon session will discuss the legacy, historical context, and influence…

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Battle of Honey Springs Memorial Service

July 13, 10:30 a.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Battlefield will hold its annual memorial service honoring the 161st anniversary of the Battle of Honey Springs near Checotah on Saturday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. The memorial service will be held outside on the visitor center’s lawn. This year’s guest speaker will be Dr. Kristen Oertel, the Chair of History at the University of Tulsa. The service commemorates the largest of approximately 107 documented Civil War military engagements throughout Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma. The engagement took…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

July 17, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

August 21, 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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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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September 2024

Quilting Workshop

September 7, 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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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.
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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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