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June 2022

Vintage Snack Sets exhibit closes

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

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

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July 2022

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

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

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

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Guided tours

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

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

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

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

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

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One event on August 20, 2022 at 11 a.m.

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

Step back in time and experience life in the Cherokee Outlet during History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) in Enid. On the first and third Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the historic buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village at CSRHC come alive with historical interpreters tending their shops and working their trades. There will be many new things to learn and experience. You can even file a…

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Home on the Range: Dallas Mayer Art Show opens

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

On Tuesday, July 5, 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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Overnight at the Chuck Wagon

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

Pack your sleeping bag, pajamas, toothbrush, and toothpaste for Overnight at the Chuck Wagon at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. This overnight event will take place from 5 p.m. on Friday, July 8, to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 9. This event is for children ages 5–12, accompanied by at least one adult. Participants will bed down in various parts of the museum for a night of 19th-century activities, movies, arts and crafts, games, and storytelling, with a chuck wagon…

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

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

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

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray

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

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

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

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

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Will’s Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Guided tours

July 16, 10:30 a.m.
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One event on July 2, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

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

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

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

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

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Battle of Honey Springs Memorial

July 16, 10:30 a.m.5 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

A memorial service marking 159 years of the Civil War engagement at Honey Springs will be held on Saturday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m. The event is free, open to the public, and will take place outside on the lawn of the Visitor Center. Adam Lynn, site manager for Honey Springs Battlefield, will give a welcome and opening remarks, followed by the presentation of colors by the color guard, an invocation, and a special program. After the program, the color…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

July 16, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

July 16, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
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One event on May 21, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on September 17, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on October 15, 2022 at 1 p.m.

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

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch from 1 to 3 p.m. Through 19th-century hands-on activities, crafts, games, and demonstrations, visitors will get a glimpse of what life was like in the early days of the ranch during Will Rogers’s childhood! Families can also enjoy hayride tours and mini hikes at the Birthplace Ranch. Family Day at the Ranch is free and open to the public, and donations are appreciated. Family Day themes: April 16 -…

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Heritage Plants Lecture

July 16, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

On Saturday, July 16, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Oklahoma History Center will have a presentation about Oklahoma's native and heritage plants for guests age 12 and up. A tour of the beautiful gardens of the Red River Journey at the Oklahoma History Center will follow the presentation. The cost of this program is free with admission to the Oklahoma History Center. This presentation will be taking place in the Musser Learning Lab of the first floor of the…

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Let’s Talk About It Book Club: Cowboy Life: Reconstructing an American Myth (1975) by William W. Savage Jr.

July 16, 6:30 p.m.8 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 “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person and online 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 the historical cowboy—the hired man on horseback who rode the ranges…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

July 20, 1:30 p.m.
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One event on February 16, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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

One event on April 20, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on May 18, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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

One event on July 20, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on August 17, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting

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

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

One event on October 20, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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

The Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee’s (HPRC) meeting schedule. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. The HPRC’s 2022 meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 20, April 21, July 21, and October 20. Unless otherwise noted, meetings will be held in the Clark and Kay…

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Guided tours

July 23, 10:30 a.m.
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One event on July 2, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

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

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

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

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

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OCSS Summer Social Studies Conference

July 26, 10 a.m.5 p.m.

The Summer Social Studies Conference will be held in-person on Tuesday, July 26, at the Oklahoma History Center. "The Oklahoma Summer Social Studies Coalition is a partnership of organizations working together to provide relevant educator training and resources to prepare student success in today’s world." There will be a wide variety of conference sessions available at this event, along with multiple vendors and resources to help teachers prepare for the next school year! Register online

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Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors meeting

July 27, 1:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors meetings are held on Wednesdays in January, July, and October at 1:30 p.m. The April meeting will take place on Friday, April 8. Agendas will be available online 24 hours prior to the meeting at www.okhistory.org/board. This meeting will be held at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City.

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National History Day Boot Camp – in person and virtual

July 28, 10:30 a.m.4 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center will host a National History Day Boot Camp on Thursday, July 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This workshop will show middle and high school teachers how to bring project-based learning and critical thinking skills into their classrooms through the adaptable curriculum of the National History Day program for students grades 6–12. The workshop cost is $10 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $15 for non-members. The class will take place in the Musser Learning…

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Movie Night featuring Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)

July 29, 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 Where the Red Fern Grows (1974) in its theater on Friday, July 29, at 7 p.m. Prior to the movie, "Horsing Around with Will" will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., during which families can enjoy activities and crafts relating to the movie's theme. Guests can enjoy free admission, popcorn, and drinks while watching the film. Seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested. This…

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Family Album: Photographs by Pierre Tartoue exhibit closes

July 31
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

The OHS traveling exhibit Family Album: Photographs by Pierre Tartoue will be on display at the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum through Sunday, July 31. Pierre Tartoue (1885–1976) was born in the harbor town of Saint-Nazaire on the western shores of France, and in his lifetime made his way across most of the continental United States. From the late 1930s to early 1950s he spent most of his time in Oklahoma, painting and producing photographs that witnessed a tremendous renaissance…

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August 2022

Back to School Bash

August 4, 5 p.m.7 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Educators, get ready for resources galore! The Oklahoma Museums Association’s (OMA) Back to School Bash will take place at the Oklahoma History Center on August 4, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m. We will have door prize giveaways and plenty of free resources from museums and organizations around the state to help you plan for the upcoming school year. This event is free, but we ask that you preregister. Register by clicking here. Vendors are welcome! Vendors, get ready for…

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Family Fun Day

August 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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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Wreath-laying ceremony and flyover at Will Rogers Memorial

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

On Friday, August 12, 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 in viewing the flyover and the wreath laying at the site of Will Rogers’s tomb, overlooking the town of Claremore.

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Museum After Dark: Village Sounds

August 12, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

On Friday, August 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will have a live musical performance in the Humphrey Heritage Village with an Oklahoma singer-songwriter. "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. The…

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

August 13, 7 a.m.7 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 East 380 Road Oologah, OK 74053

On Saturday, August 13, from 7 a.m. to 7 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…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray

August 13, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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An event every month that begins at 9 a.m. on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2022

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

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

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

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Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission meeting

August 16, 2:15 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The meeting of the Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 16 at 2:15 p.m. Agendas will be posted at www.okhistory.org/commission twenty-four hours before the meeting. Unless otherwise indicated, meetings will be held in the Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, 73105.

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting

August 17, 1:30 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

One event on April 20, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on May 18, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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

One event on July 20, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

One event on August 17, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring the Oklahoma Capitol Restoration Project presentation by Trait Thompson

August 18, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Thursday, August 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Director Trait Thompson will give a presentation about the Oklahoma Capitol Restoration Project. Before becoming executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, Thompson was the project manager of the Oklahoma Capitol Restoration Project. He will discuss the history of the Oklahoma State Capitol and how this monumental restoration project was achieved. A question and answer session will take place after the lecture. For more information, please call…

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Home on the Range: Dallas Mayer Art Show closes

August 20
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Home on the Range: Dallas Mayer Art Show will close at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center on August 20. It features 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 style as a painter…

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Will’s Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

August 20, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
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One event on May 21, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

August 20, 11 a.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

August 20, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 21, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on July 16, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on August 20, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on September 17, 2022 at 1 p.m.

One event on October 15, 2022 at 1 p.m.

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

Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch will host Family Day at the Ranch from 1 to 3 p.m. Through 19th-century hands-on activities, crafts, games, and demonstrations, visitors will get a glimpse of what life was like in the early days of the ranch during Will Rogers’s childhood! Families can also enjoy hayride tours and mini hikes at the Birthplace Ranch. Family Day at the Ranch is free and open to the public, and donations are appreciated. Family Day themes: April 16 -…

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Let’s Talk About It Book Club: The Virginian (1902) by Owen Wister

August 20, 6:30 p.m.8 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 “Let’s Talk About It.” The book club meetings will take place as monthly in-person and online 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 the historical cowboy—the hired man on horseback who rode the ranges…

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Movie Night featuring Will Rogers Jr. in The Story of Will Rogers (1952)

August 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 Movie Night featuring Will Rogers Jr. in the film The Story of Will Rogers (1952) in its theater on Friday, July 29, at 7 p.m. Prior to the movie, "Horsing Around with Will" will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., during which families can enjoy activities and crafts relating to the movie's theme. Guests can enjoy free admission, popcorn, and drinks while watching the film. Seating is limited, so early…

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“Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma: Signs of Ethnicity and Adaptation in Oklahoma Barns” webinar

August 30, 6 p.m.
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One event on April 26, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on June 28, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on August 30, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on October 25, 2022 at 6 p.m.

One event on December 27, 2022 at 6 p.m.

The State Historic Preservation Office is holding a series of webinars entitled "Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma" featuring presenters who specialize in barn history, construction, and restoration. On Tuesday, August 30, the topic will be "Signs of Ethnicity and Adaption in Oklahoma Barns." Presentations will be held every other month on the last Tuesday at 6 p.m. The webinars will be limited to the first 100 registrants. October 25 - "Oklahoma's Special Purpose Barns and Farm Structures" December 27…

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