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September 2021

Drummond Heirlooms exhibit opens

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

An exhibit at the Fred and Addie Drummond Home will feature Drummond family heirlooms and attic treasures through the month of September. The exhibit will be on display from September 1 to September 30, 2021. As a reflection of financial success, Fred and Addie built a substantial home in Hominy. The three-story, Victorian-style house, completed in 1905, features a central square tower, second-floor balcony, and false dormers. The first floor is constructed of native sandstone, while the upper floors are…

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Thrift Style exhibit opens

September 1
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Wednesday, September 1, an exhibit entitled Thrift Style will open at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center. The exhibit explores the reuse of feed sacks to make clothing and other household objects and illuminates how the “upcycling” of these bags mutually benefited 20th-century consumers and businesses. With 41 works from patterns to garments, it serves as an example of past ingenuity that can inform today’s efforts toward sustainability. In conjunction with the exhibit, as a part of the CSRHC's…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

September 4, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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The first and third Saturday of the month through November
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 historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come alive with reenactors who are tending their shops, working their trades, or socializing at the Village Church. Visitors can learn about different skills and trades of the time, or…

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Fashions of the Overholser exhibit opens

September 7
Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th Street Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Fashions of the Overholser exhibit features several pieces of clothing belonging to Anna Overholser and Henry Ione Overholser Perry's wardrobe. Guests will be able to get an up-close look at fashions from the first half of the 20th century, which are treasures found in the Oklahoma Historical Society collections. Cocktail dresses, gowns, casual wear, shoes, and handbags will be on display along with period clothing donated to the mansion over the years.

Guests are welcome to tour the home and fashions at their own pace. Museum personnel will be on hand to answer questions. This exhibit will take place through mid-November.

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SHPO “Mapping tips for Section 106 reviews” virtual workshop

September 8, 11 a.m.12 p.m.

On Wednesday, September 8, the State Historic Preservation Office will have an online workshop to teach mapping tips for Section 106 reviews to provide resources useful in illustrating project locations for Section 106 reviews. This workshop will overview best practices for illustrating project location/area of potential effect (APE) for Section 106 reviews and a brief review of Public Land Survey System (PLSS) legal locations.  The content will also include how to calculate latitude and longitude coordinates in decimal degrees, using…

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Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Program workshop (virtual)

September 10, 11 a.m.

The Oklahoma Historical Society will host an online workshop to inform the public about the application process for the Oklahoma Heritage Preservation Grant Program on Friday, September 10, at 11 a.m. This virtual workshop will provide guidance for groups interested in applying for this grants-in-aid program, which sets aside $600,000 to award grants typically ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to municipal, county, or tribal government, and not-for-profit historical organizations or friends groups of historical organizations registered with the Oklahoma Secretary…

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Will’s Barter Bash

September 11, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
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The second Saturday of the month, April through October
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

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

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“Historic Skills Expo” Second Saturday Demo

September 11, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Fort Towson Historic Site will host “Historic Skills Expo” Second Saturday Demo on Saturday, September 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. Guests are welcome to watch and learn as craftsmen and artisans demonstrate how objects were made before industrialization. Historical interpreters will be demonstrating the art of candle making, wooden bucket making, the operation of a wooden lathe, the preparation of black powder, and a cooking demonstration. Living history reenactors will be on hand to explain a variety of time-honored…

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Ice Cream Social

September 11, 1 p.m.4 p.m.
Fred and Addie Drummond Home, 305 North Price Avenue Hominy, OK 74035

The Friends of the Fred and Addie Drummond Home are happy to announce that the annual Ice Cream Social will be held at the home on Saturday, September 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. The family-friendly event will be held out-of-doors. Special guests will include author Rosanne McKee, who will be holding a book signing of her title Oklahoma Roses, and Osage storyteller Diane Fallis. Chuck Drummond, the father-in-law of Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond, has been invited to join the…

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“Let’s Talk About It” Book Discussion Series

September 11, 6 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee has partnered with Oklahoma Humanities (OH) to host OH’s book discussion series called “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person gatherings at the museum on Blue Hawk Peak, and will feature a different book title each month from July to November. All five of the books in the program have the overarching theme of “Many Trails, Many Tribes: American Indians in Fiction.” The intention of the…

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“Museum After Dark: Village Sounds” featuring Beau Jennings

September 11, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Saturday, September 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., Oklahoma-based singer-songwriter Beau Jennings will perform an intimate, acoustic set in the Village Church at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) in Enid. His performance is part of the monthly evening event series “Museum After Dark: Village Sounds” that will be taking place at the CSRHC’s Humphrey Heritage Village from August through October. There is no additional charge for this concert series beyond the regular cost of admission to the…

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Mayan Art Exhibit

September 14September 18
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will host a Mayan Art Exhibit featuring original art from Mayan artists September 14–18. The exhibit will culminate with a Guatemalan Cultural Celebration beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18. The Mayan Art Exhibit will also celebrate the bicentennial of independence for Mexico and Central America, which occurred in September 1821. Featured artists are Hilario Efraín Xitamul Roquel, Sergio Josué Cuy Saloj, and Lucía Anabela Xitamul Roquel de Cotuc.…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

September 15, 1:30 p.m.
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 p.m. on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2021

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.

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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring Jim Bridenstine

September 16, 7 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

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

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Another Perry Entrepreneur: Marvin “Bud” Jirous exhibit opens

September 17
Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, 2617 West Fir Street Perry, OK 73077

On Friday, September 17, the Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School will open the exhibit Another Perry Entrepreneur: Marvin “Bud” Jirous. The exhibit follows the life and career of one of Perry's favorite sons.

Jirous was born in Noble County in 1935 and spent his formative years in Perry, Oklahoma. His personable nature, integrity, and hard work set Jirous on a path toward entrepreneurship and becoming a leader in the business world. The exhibit follows the arc of his career, beginning with his high school employment with the M&W Grocery Store and carrying forward to his elevation to president of the Sonic Corporation.

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Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day

September 18
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 18, 2021, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day. On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, DC-based facilities—which offer free admission every day—and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day ticket. Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to boundless curiosity and the pursuit of knowledge wherever you are.…

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A Long Walk in the Sun: Mexican-American War Days Living History Encampment

September 18, 10 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Fort Towson Historic Site will be the setting for “A Long Walk in the Sun: Mexican-American War Days” living history Mexican-American War encampment on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The historic site will be open and free to the public on September 18 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with various historic skills demonstrations throughout the day. Woodcutters teaching the skill of felling and cutting a tree, the art of making corn husk dolls, the cooper’s process of making wooden buckets,…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

September 18, 11 a.m.3 p.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 historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come alive with reenactors who are tending their shops, working their trades, or socializing at the Village Church. Visitors can learn about different skills and trades of the time, or…

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Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Fest

September 18, 11 a.m.7 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will celebrate the lives of Gordon W. “Pawnee Bill” Lillie and his wife May Lillie and their famous Wild West Shows with a one-day festival on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the historic original ranch site. Stagecoaches will roll amid thundering horse hooves while the lightning of gunfire explodes around Pawnee Bill, May, and their cohorts as the talented performers…

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Guatemalan Cultural Celebration

September 18, 11 a.m.5 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will host a Mayan Art Exhibit featuring original art of Mayan artists September 14–18. The exhibit will culminate with a Guatemalan Cultural Celebration beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18. Guatemalan food from Pollo Campero will be available for purchase, and several Guatemalan dance groups will perform. The events are cohosted by the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Guatemalan Consulate office, and the Guatemalan Society of Oklahoma. The Mayan Art…

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Family Day at the Museum

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

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

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“Learn from a Legend” Will Rogers Legacy Polo Cup

September 18, 4 p.m.10 p.m.
Tulsa Polo Club, Mohawk Park 5701 E 36th Street North Tulsa, OK 74115

On Saturday, September 18, from 4 to 10 p.m., the Tulsa Polo Club will host the Will Rogers Legacy Polo Cup at Mohawk Park in Tulsa. The theme of the event "Learn from a Legend" centers around preserving the lessons learned in the life of the "Oklahoma Kid" Will Rogers—the beloved humanitarian and humorist who experienced unmatched likeability in his lifetime. The Will Rogers Legacy Polo Cup will honor Rogers's legendary status and celebrate his Cherokee heritage. Schedule of Events:…

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Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence exhibit closes

September 19
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

The Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum is hosting the exhibit Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence, organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The poster exhibit explores women’s suffrage and the fight for the 19th Amendment. It will be enhanced by artifacts from the OHS that tell the story of women’s suffrage in the state of Oklahoma. This exhibit is free to the public and will be available in the museum building from July 7 to September 19, 2021.

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Autumnal Equinox Walks

September 22, 11 a.m.9 p.m.
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, 18154 First Street Spiro, OK 74959

Come to Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, for the site's Autumnal Equinox Walks. As the end of summer nears and crops are ready for harvest, the time of the year arrives for the most important of ceremonies for the eastern American Indians, the Busk or Green Corn Ceremony. The Green Corn Ceremony marked the time of harvest and renewal with ceremonies that took place around the autumnal equinox in the Spiro area. On September 22 there…

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A Very OK Podcast + BrainBox LIVE Crossover Event

September 22, 6 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) and Oklahoma Humanities (OH) on Wednesday, September 22, at 6 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center for a live podcast crossover event. OHS Executive Director Trait Thompson and Dr. Bob Blackburn of the OHS’s A Very OK Podcast and Dr. Sunu Kodumthara of OH’s BrainBox will lead a conversation about growing up in Oklahoma from multiple cultural perspectives, featuring guests Kelli Brooke Haney and Javier Hernandez. This crossover episode will be recorded in front of a live audience.

Prior to the program, DJ Tangerine will perform and a bar will be available with complimentary beer and wine, sponsored by Coop Ale Works. Registration is $10 for OHS members and $15 for nonmembers. A charcuterie box can be purchased for an additional $7. The panelists will be available before the recording, as will related OHS resources. Registration is required, and attendees must be 21 years old or older. Please visit www.okhistory.org/crossover to register.

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OkNHD Library Day

September 23, 10:30 a.m.4 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join us for our annual Oklahoma National History Day (OkNHD) Library Day on Thursday, September 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students will conduct research for their projects and attend workshops. OkNHD Library Day is free for educators, students, and parents! Registration opens August 12 and closes September 17.    

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Prairie to Palate outdoor dining experience and fundraiser

September 23, 6 p.m.
Pioneer Woman Museum, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

The Pioneer Woman Museum is excited to host its annual Prairie to Palate fundraising dinner on Thursday, September 23, at 6:00 p.m. Prairie to Palate is an outdoor, farm-to-table dining experience. Enjoy a night of delicious fare, wine, live music, and an auction. Dinner provided by Chef Jeff, T.S. Fork, drinks provided by Silvertop Farm & Vineyards and Vortex Alley Brewing, live music by Matt Williams, and a silent auction. All proceeds support the Pioneer Woman Museum and statue. Tickets…

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Movie Night featuring Charlie Chaplin in The Kid (1921)

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

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

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From the Collection: American Indian Art and Photographs exhibit closes

September 30
Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, 2617 West Fir Street Perry, OK 73077

The Cherokee Strip Museum will showcase American Indian Art and Photographs through the month of September 2021. Included in the exhibit are original paintings from Native artists Woody Big Bow and Randall Owen Moore, as well as an original painting by Ethel Johnston, wife of former Oklahoma Governor Henry S. Johnston. Many photographs of tribal leaders taken by well-known photographers and several American Indian artifacts are also on display.

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Drummond Heirlooms exhibit closes

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

An exhibit at the Fred and Addie Drummond home will feature Drummond family heirlooms and attic treasures through the month of September. The exhibit will be on display from September 1 to September 30, 2021. As a reflection of financial success, Fred and Addie built a substantial home in Hominy. The three-story, Victorian-style house, completed in 1905, features a central square tower, second-floor balcony, and false dormers. The first floor is constructed of native sandstone, while the upper floors are…

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Smithsonian Virtual Program: “Space: The Final Frontier”

September 30, 6 p.m.

As a Smithsonian Affiliate, the Oklahoma History Center will offer a virtual portal to the Smithsonian program, “Space: The Final Frontier,” on Thursday, September 30, at 6 p.m. This event is free to watch on Zoom, but preregistration is required. Whether in President John F. Kennedy’s “New Frontier” or Star Trek’s iconic opening monologue, the frontier metaphor has evoked strong reactions in ways that have been inspiring – and sometimes problematic. Dr. Margaret A. Weitekamp, chair of the Space History Department…

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October 2021

“Life at Hunter’s Home: Ghost Stories” online access begins, virtual

The folks at Hunter’s Home have created a fun and safe alternative to the historic home’s annual Ghost Stories event. Participants can hear bewitching tales, uncover mysteries of the antebellum property built in 1845, and see the site after dark through a Facebook version of the popular event. By joining the private Facebook group “Life at Hunter’s Home: Ghost Stories,” viewers can enjoy complete access to special, spooky fall videos and demonstrations whenever they like through the month of October!…

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Chuck Wagon Gathering **postponed**

October 1October 2
Chisholm Trail Museum and Horizon Hill, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

The Chisholm Trail Museum and Horizon Hill Chuck Wagon Gathering has been postponed to March 19, 2022. Visitors can drop in and see a variety of working chuck wagons from across the region as they prepare some delicious dishes. Visitors can enjoy music, Dutch oven cooking demonstrations, Straka longhorns, gunfights, medicine man shows, Annie Oakley demonstrations, stagecoaches and more—all for free! Live music from Kyle Dillingham and Peter Markes, Cowboy Jim Garling, and the Flying Fiddler Wayne Cantwell will be…

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Annual Quilt Show opens

October 1
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will host its Annual Quilt Show during the entire month of October, featuring heirloom and modern quilts from across the state. Cimarron Valley Quilt Guild and Pawnee Bill Quilt Guild members are instrumental in putting together this yearly event. There is no charge to view the quilt show, which is available to visitors during regular hours of operation. Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and…

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Sun and Silver: Photography Before Statehood exhibit opens

October 1
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center exhibit Sun and Silver: Photography Before Statehood reintroduces visitors to well-known professional traveling and studio photographers of the pre-statehood era, and presents lesser-known amateur photographers of the same period. Also included in Sun and Silver is an exploration of the various processes used for developing photographs. Magical images on mirror-like, silver-coated copper surfaces (daguerreotypes), mysterious fragile glass negatives (wet-plate photography), and unique, blue-toned prints (cyanotypes) are just a small sample of what guests will see.

This exhibit is on display in the Cooper and Gladys West Atrium Wing and Gallery during regular museum hours, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors ages 62 and over, $5 for students and free for children ages five and under. Group rates are available upon request. Oklahoma Historical Society members, active-duty military, veterans, and dependents (with ID) are admitted at no charge.

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Doaksville Candlelight Tours

October 1, 6:30 p.m.
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One event on October 2, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Experience the history of southeastern Oklahoma at the annual Doaksville Candlelight Tours. Tours will be held Friday, October 1, and Saturday, October 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour departing at 10 p.m. A guide will take visitors on a 45-minute walking tour through the streets of this once prominent town. The theme for this year is “Walk Through Time.” The venues on the tour will cover specific historic events in Doaksville’s history. Doaksville was the ending point…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

October 2, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
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The first and third Saturday of the month through November
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 historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village come alive with reenactors who are tending their shops, working their trades, or socializing at the Village Church. Visitors can learn about different skills and trades of the time, or…

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Doaksville Candlelight Tours

October 2, 6:30 p.m.
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One event on October 2, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Experience the history of southeastern Oklahoma at the annual Doaksville Candlelight Tours. Tours will be held Friday, October 1, and Saturday, October 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m., with the last tour departing at 10 p.m. A guide will take visitors on a 45-minute walking tour through the streets of this once prominent town. The theme for this year is “Walk Through Time.” The venues on the tour will cover specific historic events in Doaksville’s history. Doaksville was the ending point…

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History and Haunts at the Overholser

October 2, 7 p.m.
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One event on October 9, 2021 at 7 p.m.

One event on October 15, 2021 at 7 p.m.

One event on October 30, 2021 at 7 p.m.

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

Visit the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion for History and Haunts at the Overholser! These evening tours at the historic home will begin at 7 p.m. with a brief introduction in the carriage house followed by an after-hours tour of the mansion. See the home in its nighttime splendor, learn the history of the home and its former occupants, and discover why some say they are still roaming the halls! The tour will give time for guests to explore the…

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Thrift Style exhibit closes

October 5
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

The exhibit Thrift Style will close at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center on Wednesday, October 20. The exhibit explores the reuse of feed sacks to make clothing and other household objects and illuminates how the “upcycling” of these bags mutually benefitted twentieth-century consumers and businesses. With forty-one works from patterns to garments, it serves as an example of past ingenuity that can inform today’s efforts towards sustainability.

The exhibition, organized by the Historic Costume and Textile Museum and the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, both at Kansas State University, provides a nostalgic view into American ingenuity, sensibility, and optimism during a particularly challenging time of economic hardship and war—the period of the Great Depression and World War II. The reuse of feed, flour, and sugar sacks was a cost-saving and resource-saving approach employed by homemakers to make new items to meet their families’ needs.

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