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April 2021

State Flag of Oklahoma family-friendly drop-in activity

April 17, 2 p.m.3 p.m.
Pioneer Woman Museum, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

Visit the Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue on Saturday, April 17, to take part in a drop-in program and learn all about the state flag of Oklahoma. This free program is open to all ages interested in learning more about the Ponca City woman who handpainted the winning design of the state flag in use today. The state flag of Oklahoma was created by Oklahoman Louise Fluke while she was living in Ponca City. Fluke was an art teacher and…

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May 2021

History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

May 1, 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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Birthday Bash

May 8, 9 a.m.5 p.m.
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, 18154 First Street Spiro, OK 74959

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the opening of Spiro Mounds on Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with its annual Birthday Bash. The site will celebrate its 43rd year of increasing awareness of Oklahoma archaeology with birthday cake and free admission all day, although donations will be gratefully accepted. There also will be a history of the Spiro Mounds site at 2 p.m. presented by site manager and archaeologist Dennis Peterson. Regular…

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Will’s Barter Bash

May 8, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

May 15, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Family Day at the Museum

May 15, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Join the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for Family Day at the Museum on Saturday, May 15, as we take a step back in time to explore the Victorian era of Will's life! Come out and enjoy a demonstration of a high wheel bicycle with Bob Allen from the Bike-About Bicycles shop in Claremore. High-wheel bicycles were popular in the late 1800s, which featured a large front wheel and a much smaller rear wheel. This event is from 1 to 3…

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Pawnee Bill Goes Pop: Comic Books

May 15, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Come and join us for a fun, hands-on art exhibit on Saturday, May 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. This summer we will explore all the unique qualities that led to Pawnee Bill becoming a pop culture icon. In Comic Books, we invite kids and adults to make their own comic book panel while exploring a small exhibit about how comic books and dime novels shaped our image of the west.

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June 2021

History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

June 5, 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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Will’s Barter Bash

June 12, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Pawnee Bill Puzzle Club (virtual)

On Sunday, June 13, join the interpretive staff of the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum (PBR) as they put together puzzles and talk about Oklahoma history. This online event is an engaging way to gather the family together at home while learning lessons about Oklahoma's history from knowledgeable staff at the museum. Find the club on Facebook Live, and put together your own puzzle of choice at home while the staff pieces together both a puzzle and Oklahoma’s rich history.…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

June 19, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Family Day at the Museum

June 19, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Join the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for Family Day at the Museum on Saturday, June 19. Bring the family for this official kickoff to summer with lawn games and lemonade! Pack a picnic lunch and spend the afternoon garden side. Squeeze Me Lemonade of Tulsa will be on-site, serving up some refreshing lemonade to cool you down. Family-friendly games will be played under the many shade trees at the Memorial Museum! This event is from 1 to 3 p.m. Family…

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Pawnee Bill Goes Pop: Art as History

June 19, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Come and join us at Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum for a fun, hands-on art exhibit on Saturday, June 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. This summer we will explore all the unique qualities that led to Pawnee Bill becoming a pop culture icon.  In Art as History, we explore the often complex relationship of telling personal stories or meaning through the art of beading. We welcome adults and children to come and view some of our beautiful beadwork, be inspired…

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Pioneer Woman Museum Craft Fair and Family Fun Day

June 26, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
Pioneer Woman Museum, 701 Monument Road Ponca City, OK 74604

Join the fun this year when the Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue celebrate the old-fashioned way with a Craft Fair and Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. This is a community-friendly event when local crafters and artisans will be selling their handmade and hand-sewn items at stations around the museum. The craft fair items for sale will include fabric masks, hand-sewn aprons, wall hangings, dolls, paper crafts, wreaths, jewelry, and Tupperware. This family-friendly…

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July 2021

Overnight at the Chuck Wagon

July 9, 6 p.m.July 10, 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 6 p.m. on Friday, July 9, to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 10. 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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Will’s Barter Bash *Canceled*

July 10, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

This event has been canceled. 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…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

July 17, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Pawnee Bill Goes Pop: Reclaimed Art

July 17, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Come and join us at Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum for a fun, hands-on art exhibit on Saturday, July 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. This summer we will explore all the unique qualities that led to Pawnee Bill becoming a pop culture icon. In Reclaimed Art, we explore the world of conservation and how bison are part of our national identity. Children and adults are invited to come and make a bison portrait from recycled products and learn the amazing…

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Family Day at the Museum

July 19, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Join the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for Family Day at the Museum on Saturday, July 17 to discover the history of snow cones! Did you know that snow cones and jazz music first made their debut at the Texas State Fair in 1919? Learn more about history while enjoying a frozen treat from Kona Ice! This event is from 1 to 3 p.m. Family Day is free, but donations are appreciated. To find out more, please call 918-341-0719 or visit www.willrogers.com.

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August 2021

Family Fun Day

August 7, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School, 2617 West Fir Street Perry, OK 73077

Experience Family Fun Day at the Cherokee Strip Museum and Rose Hill School in Perry on Saturday, August 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the whole family to enjoy this free admission day full of cake walks, apple peeling, sack races, rope making demonstrations, gunfights, and live blacksmithing demonstrations. The Rose Hill schoolmarm will hold short class sessions, and Rooster Cogburn and his friends will stop by to entertain the crowd. The Roadside Grill food trailer will be…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

August 7, 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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Wreath-laying ceremony and flyover at Will Rogers Memorial Museum

August 13, 12 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Friday, August 13, 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 grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Herb McSpadden—relatives of Will Rogers who ran the Birthplace Ranch—are invited guests. Pilot and museum Roper docent Tom Egbert will fly the plane for the flyover. The public is welcome to join in viewing…

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Will Rogers and Wiley Post Fly-In and National Day of Remembrance

August 14, 7:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On Saturday, August 14, from 7:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m., aviation enthusiasts will mark 86 years since Will Rogers and Wiley Post died in an Alaska plane crash. To honor their memory, pilots of small planes will land on a 2,000-foot grass strip at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, adjacent to the house where Rogers was born in 1879. The fly-in is an opportunity for the public to get an up-close look at vintage and late-model small aircraft and visit with…

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Traditional Trades Day

August 21, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
Chisholm Trail Museum and Horizon Hill, 605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750

Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum for Traditional Trades Day on Saturday, August 21, and discover historic occupations and heritage skills. This free, family-friendly event will give visitors the opportunity to explore several historic occupations and heritage skills, such as carpentry, wet-plate photography, candle making, leatherwork, dressmaking, blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, lacemaking, flint knapping, laundry, traditional cooking, music, and more. Craftspeople proficient in these skills and trades provided the items and services necessary for everyday life. This year over 20…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

August 21, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Family Day at the Museum

August 21, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Join the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for Family Day at the Museum on Saturday, August 21 when the theme will focus on women's suffrage. The year 2021 marks 101 years since the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. Rogers County Election Board will be celebrating with us and will be on-site registering new voters! This event is from 1 to 3 p.m. Family Day is free, but donations are appreciated. To find out more,…

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Pawnee Bill Goes Pop: Pop Culture Painting

August 21, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

Visit the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum in Pawnee to discover the unique qualities that led to Gordon W. “Pawnee Bill” Lillie becoming a pop culture icon. The museum will hold Pawnee Bill Goes Pop: Pop Culture Painting, a fun, hands-on art event, on Saturday, August 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. This activity will explore the world of pop culture painting, from the dotted style of comic books to the pop art of Andy Warhol. Participants will help create…

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September 2021

History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

September 4, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Will’s Barter Bash

September 11, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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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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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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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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October 2021

History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

October 2, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Will’s Barter Bash

October 9, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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Folklife Festival

October 16, 9 a.m.2 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) is pleased to invite the public to attend the 2021 Folklife Festival on Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is free, open to the public, and will offer a wide range of entertainment, crafts, exhibitions, and food. The festival will be held predominantly outdoors on the OHC campus located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. This community-wide event will celebrate and recognize what the American Folklife Center at…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

October 16, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)
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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International Archaeology Day celebration

October 16, 11 a.m.2 p.m.
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center, 18154 First Street Spiro, OK 74959

October is Archaeology Month in Oklahoma and internationally, and Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will celebrate International Archaeology Day on Saturday, October 16, 2021, with a lecture, a guided walk, and many other activities. Oklahoma Archaeology Month is sponsored and promoted by the Oklahoma Anthropological Society and the Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network, and includes many more events (some virtual) throughout Oklahoma during the month of October. Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center is the only prehistoric American Indian archaeological site in Oklahoma open…

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