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

June 10, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
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One event on August 12, 2022 at 7 p.m.

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.

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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,

The Oklahoma Historical Society is excited to announce that The Battle of Honey Springs, a documentary depicting the largest Civil War battle to take place in present-day Oklahoma, has been selected for this year’s deadCenter Film Festival. The film will show at the Harkins Bricktown 16 Theater in Oklahoma City on June 11, at 11:00 a.m. The viewing is free to the public. On July 17, 1863, near the community of Honey Springs in the Muscogee Nation, United States and…

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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 master of ceremonies 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…

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2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua: “Surviving the Sixties”

June 16, 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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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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“Writing in the 1800s” living history program

June 17, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on June 18, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, Fort Gibson Historic Site will be holding a living history program to demonstrate writing techniques and materials of the 19th century. Visitors will see writing implements, inks, papers, and other supplies used in scribing letters and official documents. In the 1800s, writing was the common method of long-distance communication. At Fort Gibson, staff used writing to create records, reports, and in tracking troop movement. In that era, writing was vital to the…

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2022 Enid Summer Chautauqua: “Surviving the Sixties”

June 17, 6:30 p.m.8 p.m.
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One event on June 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

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One event on June 17, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

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 Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

June 18, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
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One event on May 21, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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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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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 for guests to enjoy the exhibits from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue is located at 701 Monument Road in Ponca City. For more information,…

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“Writing in the 1800s” living history program

June 18, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on June 18, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On Friday, June 17, and Saturday, June 18, Fort Gibson Historic Site will be holding a living history program to demonstrate writing techniques and materials of the 19th century. Visitors will see writing implements, inks, papers, and other supplies used in scribing letters and official documents. In the 1800s, writing was the common method of long-distance communication. At Fort Gibson, staff used writing to create records, reports, and in tracking troop movement. In that era, writing was vital to the…

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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.

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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Family Day at the Birthplace 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 be hosting Family Day at the Ranch from 1 to 3 p.m.  Take the family out to the ball game! Bring the family to the 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, but donations are appreciated. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase at 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 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

One event on June 16, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

One event on June 17, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

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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One event on June 21, 2022 at 8:30 a.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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One event on June 21, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.

One event on June 22, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.

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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One event on June 21, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.

One event on June 22, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.

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.
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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“Functional Fiber Arts” living history program

June 24, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on June 25, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, Fort Gibson Historic Site will be holding a living history program to demonstrate the many uses of functional fiber arts. Visitors will be treated to examples of crafts such as twined bags and finger woven belts, along with a discussion of the wide variety of uses for these beautiful pieces of functional art. Fiber arts provided many functions beyond personal and artistic expression. Upon arrival to the Americas, colonists encountered many different…

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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. The film screening will be followed by a conversation with the director of the film John Paget. 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…

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“Functional Fiber Arts” living history program

June 25, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on June 25, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, Fort Gibson Historic Site will be holding a living history program to demonstrate the many uses of functional fiber arts. Visitors will be treated to examples of crafts such as twined bags and finger woven belts, along with a discussion of the wide variety of uses for these beautiful pieces of functional art. Fiber arts provided many functions beyond personal and artistic expression. Upon arrival to the Americas, colonists encountered many different…

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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 crossing the 1,100-acre battlefield on Saturday, June 25, and three Saturdays in July: July 2, 16, and 23. This series of tours coincide with the annual memorial of the battle on July 16, at 10:30 a.m. The students will point out the exact locations of military…

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Home on the Range: Dallas Mayer Art Show opens

June 28
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Tuesday, June 28, a new exhibit titled Home on the Range: Dallas Mayer Art Show will open at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center. It will feature the works of Oklahoma artist Dallas Mayer. The self-named "Ranch Lady" paints figures from everyday life, inviting viewers to experience her heartfelt connections to the animals and people of the Great Plains. With painterly, soft brushstrokes and deep, saturated hues, her paintings convey a lightness of spirit. Dallas Mayer has developed her own unique…

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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 hosting a webinar series 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." These presentations will be held on the last Tuesday of every other month, beginning at 6 p.m. The webinars will be limited to the first 100 registrants. August 30 - "Signs of Ethnicity and Adaption in Oklahoma…

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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 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. The exhibit will remain open…

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Pawnee Bill Cannon Dedication Ceremony

July 2, 10 a.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

On Saturday, July 2, at 10 a.m., the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will hold a special dedication ceremony on the front lawn of the site to return one of the cannons used in the original Pawnee Bill Wild West Shows to the home of the former Wild West Show entertainer. After more than 70 years in Oklahoma City, the cannon will be unveiled on the front lawn at the historic site in Pawnee. Opening remarks will be delivered by…

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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 crossing the 1,100-acre battlefield on Saturday, June 25, and three Saturdays in July: July 2, 16, and 23. This series of tours coincide with the annual memorial of the battle on July 16, at 10:30 a.m. The students will point out the exact locations of military…

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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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Selections from In Citizen’s Garb: Native Americans on the Southern Plains, 1889–1891 exhibit opens

July 5
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Tuesday, July 5, a selection of modern gelatin silver prints made from glass plate negatives from the photography studio of Lenny and Sawyers will be on display in the Noble Gallery located on the 3rd floor of the Oklahoma History Center. The Lenny and Sawyers Studio was in operation for a short period of time from 1889 to 1891. Many of the photographs taken by William Lenny and William Sawyers in that period depicted Indigenous people in the Lawton…

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