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April 2022

Hammered Aluminum Ware exhibit opens

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

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home will host the exhibit Hammered Aluminum Ware during the month of April. From Friday, April 1 to Saturday, April 30, visitors can view beautiful examples of hammered aluminum metalware, such as salad dishes, cookie trays, and pitchers with matching tumblers. During the early 1900s up to the 1950s, when most housewives were expected to entertain, many would use cheaper, lighter hammered aluminum for their card games, birthday celebrations, church events, and monthly coffee socials…

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Museum OKademy volunteer training class

April 2, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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One event on February 19, 2022 at 9 a.m.

One event on March 5, 2022 at 9 a.m.

One event on March 19, 2022 at 9 a.m.

One event on April 2, 2022 at 9 a.m.

One event on February 5, 2022 at 9 a.m.

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

The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will hold a six-session course in 2022 to train volunteers. The classes will be held on the first and third Saturdays of the month from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., beginning on Saturday, January 15, and concluding on Saturday, April 2.

The course is designed to train volunteers, living history interpreters, and museum docents for the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center! Each of the six sessions will cover the history of northwestern Oklahoma and provide the attendees with a basic understanding of museums, heritage, and public history. Registration is required. Register today!

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

April 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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Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission meeting

April 5, 1 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, April 5 at 1 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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Blacksmithing Demonstrations with the Saltfork Craftsmen

April 6, 10 a.m.2 p.m.
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One event on May 7, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on April 6, 2022 at 10 a.m.

One event on November 5, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

Visit the Cherokee Strip Museum in Perry to watch the Saltfork Craftsmen give a Blacksmithing Demonstration in the blacksmith shop. The demonstration will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can enjoy watching the craftsmen work and will have an opportunity for safe hands-on experiences. This event is for those who enjoy watching craftsmen at work, and for young and old alike to try their hand at the craft. The forge will be lighted at 10:00 am. This…

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“Kansas Abolitionist and the Civil War” presentation by Debra Goodrich

April 7, 7 p.m.
Honey Springs Battlefield, 423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426

Honey Springs Visitor Center will host Ms. Debra Goodrich on Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. for a special presentation about life and career of former Union Army Officer of the Second Indian Home Guard, who fought at the Battle of Honey Springs, John Ritchie. Ms. Debra Goodrich will detail Ritchie’s history beginning with his involvement as an abolitionist in Kansas during the Bleeding Kansas years leading to the Civil War, his involvement as a delegate in two Kansas Constitutional…

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Special Meeting of the Board of Directors

April 8, 1:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors will be holding a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors on Friday, April 8, 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 at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City.

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American Battlefield Trust Park Day

April 9
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

On Saturday, April 9, The Fort Towson Historic Site is participating in the American Battlefield Trust's annual Park Day event. History enthusiasts from across the country take part in an effort to help keep our nation’s heritage not only preserved but pristine. Since 1996, American Battlefield Trust has sponsored Park Day, an annual hands-on preservation event to help Civil War—and now Revolutionary War and War of 1812—battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Those interested in…

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Quilting workshop with Martha Ray *canceled*

April 9, 9 a.m.11 a.m.
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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“Perspectives in History”: The Oklahoma History Symposium

April 9, 10 a.m.5 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society will present “Perspectives in History,” the 2022 Oklahoma History Symposium, on Saturday, April 9, at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. This one-day symposium offers scholars, historians, authors, and museum professionals a forum to share their work with history enthusiasts through presentations centered on topics in Oklahoma’s history. Three professional development sessions also will be offered for museum professionals, volunteers, and students. The symposium will feature a book signing and keynote speech by Connie Cronley,…

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Oklahoma Historical Society Membership meeting

April 9, 11 a.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

A meeting of the membership of the Oklahoma Historical Society will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 11 a.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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Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors organizational meeting

April 9, 11:15 a.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

An organizational meeting of the Oklahoma Historical Society Board of Directors will be held on Saturday, April 9, at 11:15 a.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 Skills and Trades Expo” Second Saturday Demo

April 9, 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 and Trades Expo” Second Saturday Demo on Saturday, April 9, 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…

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#ExploreOHS Travel Contest concludes

April 10

The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) #ExploreOHS Travel Contest will conclude on Sunday, April 10. From March 10 to April 10, 2022, participants will travel to OHS museums and historic sites across the state—competing to see who can visit the most sites! This contest is open to the public, and all entries must be submitted on social media using the #ExploreOHS hashtag. See below for eligibility requirements and details about how you can participate. The person (or family/group traveling together) who…

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“Common Soldier” living history program

April 15, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on April 16, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On April 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Gibson Historic Site will host its first living history program of the season, exploring the types of common soldiers who were stationed at the frontier military post. Farmers, blacksmiths, hunters, coopers and even carpenters made up the ranks of those posted to Fort Gibson. Visitors can learn about the reasons common men joined the army and what clothing and equipment they would have used while there. This program…

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Cobweb broom making class with Maddox Cott

April 15, 2 p.m.4 p.m.
Hunter’s Home, 19479 East Murrell Home Road Park Hill, OK 74451

Hunter’s Home in Park Hill will host a broom making workshop on Friday, April 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. Historical interpreter Maddox Cott will teach class participants all the steps to create a 19th-century handcrafted broom that they can take home and use. The class will be limited to 10 participants and costs $25 for materials and instruction. Please call Hunter’s Home at 918-456-2751 for more information or to register. No refunds will be issued on the day of…

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt

April 16, 10 a.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

On Saturday, April 16, the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Egg Hunt is cosponsored by the local Pawnee Lions Club and the Pawnee Chamber of Commerce. The hunt will begin promptly at 10 a.m., signaled by Pawnee Bill, portrayed by Kevin Webb, firing his pistol. The Egg Hunt is spread out over many acres of the historic site. Thousands of eggs will be hidden, including gold and silver prize eggs containing money and vouchers for treats.

Pawnee Bill started an egg hunt at his ranch more than one hundred years ago. It is in that tradition that the ranch continues to be a place where families can make memories with their children in a beautiful environment.

If you would like to be a volunteer egg hider for this event, be at the Pawnee Bill Ranch at 8 a.m. and you will be put to work hiding eggs to ensure the success of the event.

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Will’s Cowboy Trader Days at the Ranch

April 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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“Common Soldier” living history program

April 16, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on April 16, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On April 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Gibson Historic Site will host its first living history program of the season, exploring the types of common soldiers who were stationed at the frontier military post. Farmers, blacksmiths, hunters, coopers and even carpenters made up the ranks of those posted to Fort Gibson. Visitors can learn about the reasons common men joined the army and what clothing and equipment they would have used while there. This program…

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History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip

April 16, 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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Make and Take Workshop: Pin Cushions

April 16, 11 a.m.
Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701

Join us for History Alive! on the Cherokee Strip on Saturday, April 16 for a special Make & Take Workshop! We are making woodland creature pin cushions in the historic Humphrey Heritage Village. Cut out your material, sew it all together, and learn a heritage skill! The workshop will be led by historic seamstress Marna Davis. This special workshop is $20 per person. Register now! Spots in the workshop are limited and will go quickly! Not only does your ticket…

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Easter Egg Hunt

April 16, 11:30 a.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

Visit the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for the annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16. This year, the museum is teaming up with Cedar Point Church to offer this event. The egg hunt begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. on the museum grounds, so be sure to arrive early. The Easter Bunny will hide thousands of candy-filled eggs for the children to find, and some eggs will contain special prizes. Please call 918-341-0719 for more information.

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Family Day at the Birthplace Ranch

April 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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Sunrise Service

April 17, 7 a.m.
Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road Pawnee, OK 74058

On Easter Sunday, April 17,  the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will host its annual nondenominational Sunrise Service. The service will begin at approximately 7 a.m. on Blue Hawk Peak, the highest point on the ranch grounds. The service is led by the Pawnee Ministerial Alliance and is a community-wide tradition. Participants are asked to bring their own seating and dress appropriately for the outdoors. Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum is located at 1141 Pawnee Bill Road in Pawnee.

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Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting *canceled*

April 20, 1:30 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society Executive Committee meeting that was scheduled to take place on April 20, 2022 has been canceled. 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

April 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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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring author Matthew Kerns 

April 21, 7 p.m.9 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Thursday, April 21, Matthew Kerns, author of Texas Jack: America’s First Cowboy (2021), will make a presentation at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum about Texas Jack, one of the first well-known cowboys in America.

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Free Museum Day

April 23, 9 a.m.5 p.m.
Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library, 406 East Oklahoma Avenue Guthrie, OK 73044

The Oklahoma Territorial Museum will open its doors to visitors on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with FREE ADMISSION in conjunction with the 2022 '89er Parade and Celebration, taking place in Historic Downtown Guthrie. The Oklahoma Territorial Museum is located at 406 East Oklahoma Avenue in Guthrie. To see all of the scheduled events for '89er Days from April 20–23, 2022, click here.

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Handcrafted Soap Making class

April 23, 11 a.m.4 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, April 23,  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., for a hands-on class exploring the art of handcrafted soap making using both historic and modern methods. Participants will learn how to make old-fashioned lye soap, discuss the history of making soap, and craft their own soaps to take home. Register online. The registration deadline is April 13. Only $20 will be refunded if your cancelation occurs after the registration deadline. The cost of the…

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“From Broadway to Hollywood” Kilgen Organ performance featuring Ken Double

April 25, 7 p.m.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) is pleased to announce the next in its series of Kilgen Organ performances on Monday, April 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. featuring award-winning organist Ken Double. The theme of Double’s performance will be “From Broadway to Hollywood.” Tickets are $10 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $20 for nonmembers, and may be reserved by calling 405-522-0765. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The Oklahoma History Center…

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“Shut the Door! Barns in Oklahoma: Three-Bay and Crib Barns in Oklahoma” webinar

April 26, 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, April 26, the topic will be "Three-Bay and Crib Barns in Oklahoma." 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. June 28 - "Use of Stone and Bank Barns in Oklahoma August 30 -…

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“19th-Century Trading” living history program

April 29, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on April 30, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On April 29 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a living history program about 19th-century trading. This program will provide an interpretation of trade that occurred among the American Indian nations and other settlers in the area. When Fort Gibson was established in 1824, it was the westernmost military outpost of its day. With 300–500 hundred troops stationed there, the fort was a supply point and bustling center for the trade activity…

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Movie Night featuring Twister (1996)

April 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 Twister (1996) in its theater on Friday, April 29, at 7 p.m. Did you know? According to the National Weather Service, Rogers County has been struck by over 85 tornadoes since 1897. Some of the largest (F-4 on the Fujita Scale) occurred in the years 1991 and 1993. Prior to the movie, "Horsing Around with Will" will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., during which…

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Silver Selections from the USS Oklahoma exhibit closes

April 30
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) has Silver Selections from the USS Oklahoma on exhibit to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The exhibit, featuring pieces from the USS Oklahoma's silver service, will be open from December 7, 2021 through April 30, 2022 , in the third-floor atrium and may be viewed during regular museum hours. The tradition of creating presentation silver sets for United States warships of the “first rank” began with the USS Maine in the…

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Hammered Aluminum Ware exhibit closes

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

The Fred and Addie Drummond Home will host the exhibit Hammered Aluminum Ware during the month of April. From Friday, April 1 to Saturday, April 30, visitors can view beautiful examples of hammered aluminum metalware, such as salad dishes, cookie trays, and pitchers with matching tumblers. During the early 1900s up to the 1950s, when most housewives were expected to entertain, many would use cheaper, lighter hammered aluminum for their card games, birthday celebrations, church events, and monthly coffee socials…

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“19th-Century Trading” living history program

April 30, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on April 30, 2022 at 10 a.m.

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

On April 29 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a living history program about 19th-century trading. This program will provide an interpretation of trade that occurred among the American Indian nations and other settlers in the area. When Fort Gibson was established in 1824, it was the westernmost military outpost of its day. With 300–500 hundred troops stationed there, the fort was a supply point and bustling center for the trade activity…

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May 2022

Will to Win (2020) presentation by Jim Stovall

May 3, 7 p.m.8 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, 1720 West Will Rogers Boulevard Claremore, OK 74017

On Tuesday, May 3, from 7 to 8 p.m., award-winning author Jim Stovall will be discussing his latest book Will to Win and the efforts to bring it to the big screen. Stovall will be joined on stage with Jennifer Rogers-Etcheverry, the great-granddaughter of Will Rogers. "Will to Win" is a part of the Homecoming Historical Series and features a tale of humor and perspective from Will Rogers High School. Stovall is an Oklahoma author whose novel The Ultimate Gift (2001)…

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Oklahoma National History Day contest

May 4
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One event on May 5, 2022 at 12 a.m.

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

Oklahoma National History Day is more than an academic exercise for thousands of Oklahoma junior high and high school students; it is a tradition. On Wednesday, May 4, and Thursday, May 5, more than 200 6th through 12th grade students will present their exhibits, documentaries, performances, websites and papers at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City for the opportunity to advance to the National History Day® contest held each summer. Due to the size of the event, there will…

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Oklahoma National History Day contest

May 5
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One event on May 5, 2022 at 12 a.m.

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

Oklahoma National History Day is more than an academic exercise for thousands of Oklahoma junior high and high school students; it is a tradition. On Wednesday, May 4, and Thursday, May 5, more than 200 6th through 12th grade students will present their exhibits, documentaries, performances, websites and papers at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City for the opportunity to advance to the National History Day® contest held each summer. Due to the size of the event, there will…

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Museum After Dark: Gaslight Theatre’s The Importance of Being Earnest

May 6
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One event on May 7, 2022 at 12 a.m.

One event on May 8, 2022 at 12 a.m.

One event on May 13, 2022 at 12 a.m.

One event on May 14, 2022 at 12 a.m.

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

In May, the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will host five special performances in partnership with the Gaslight Theatre of Enid. Players will perform an adaption of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest using all of the buildings in the Humphrey Heritage Village as their stage. Performances will be held on May 6, 7, 8, 13, and 14, 2022. Purchase tickets The Gaslight Theatre of Enid, Oklahoma, was founded in 1966 under its original name of Enid Community Theatre. It…

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