News RSS

May Day Celebration on Tap at Murrell Home

The George M. Murrell Home Historic Site will host its annual May Day Celebration on Saturday, May 6, 2017. A celebration of the beginning of the growing season on the nineteenth-century plantation, the event will feature entertainment and living history demonstrations. Activities will begin at  … read more »

Murrell Home to Host Living History Education Day for Schools

 The George M. Murrell Home Historic Site, located just south of Tahlequah, will host its seventh annual Living History Education Day on Friday, May 5, 2017. Public, private and home school students, grades K–12, are invited to attend the program. Living history interpreters wil … read more »

Bixby Celebrates Re-Opening of Charley Young Event Park April 29

Just in time for spring-time fun in the park, on April 29 Bixby is celebrating the re-opening of Charley Young Event Park. The renovated park was dedicated to Charley Young in 1972, a leader in the park renovation prior to his death, according to Bixby Metro Chamber officials.    &nb … read more »

MIAMI’S FIRST MURAL EXPO TO DEBUT AT MURAL FEST 66

The Miami Arts & Humanities Council, 66 Cultural District and the City of Miami will host their inaugural Mural Fest 66, which will debut five new murals painted by Oklahoma City artists and a local artist at the 500 block of East Central on Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. The fes … read more »

Tickets are on sale for Rodeo Miami 2017

The 2017 Rodeo Miami event, hosted by Vance Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, will take place on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at the Miami Fairgrounds. This event has been recognized by the American Cowboy Rodeo Association (ACRA) as the Rodeo of the Year for the past seven consecutive years (2010-2016) … read more »

OK Mozart Festival 2017 features 2 world premieres, new genres

The OK Mozart Music Festival has delivered on its promise of a revitalized 2017 festival with a knockout lineup of classical performers as well as the addition of new music genres. “This season is filled with excitement and a little something for everyone,” said Mary Lynn Mihm-How … read more »

POSTOAK First Sundays – Back by Popular Demand

POSTOAK Lodge and Retreat in Tulsa again is offering day passes on the first Sundays in May, June, July, and August.  “After such a positive response from the community after the 2016 program, we really thought we should continue to offer this benefit to the community,” according to … read more »

Murrell Home to Host Mother-Daughter Hat Workshop

The Murrell Home is holding a mother-daughter hat decorating workshop in honor of Mother’s Day on Saturday, May 13, from 9–11 a.m. Participants will learn a bit about hats from the 19th century while decorating their own. The workshop is $45 per person and includes a woven palm hat, the … read more »

'Mockingbird' Directors Offer 'Weekend Comedy' at Miami's Coleman Theatre

Miami Little Theatre directors, Phillip Shamblin and Aaron Smith, began working on their next production, 'Weekend Comedy,' the day after 'To Kill A Mockingbird' was cleared from the Coleman stage. Now, nine weeks later, 'Weekend Comedy' is cast, rehearsed, and premiers Thurs … read more »

Tulsa Zoo Hosts 27th Annual WALTZ on the Wild Side

Tulsa Zoo supporters can prowl the park after dark while enjoying local cuisine, adult beverages and live music during WALTZ on the Wild Side. The zoo’s premier annual fundraiser is 7 p.m. to midnight on Friday, June 16.   WALTZ toward a Whole New Zoo among tigers, snow leopards and kom … read more »

Simply Three Returns to Bartlesville on May 12

The popular Simply Three trio returns to town at 7:30 p.m. May 12 at the Bartlesville Community Center. Hosted by OK Mozart a month ahead of its annual festival, Simply Three is welcomed back after wowing last year’s crowds.           &n … read more »

SAND SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHILLIN N GRILLIN BBQ FESTIVAL WILL BE APRIL 7-8, 2017 AT THE POGUE AIRPORT (101 JOHN HESS DR SAND SPRINGS)

The Sand Springs Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that CHILLIN N GRILLIN BBQ FESTIVAL is April 7-8, 2017 at the POGUE AIRPORT (101 John Hess Dr. Sand Springs). Location has changed. The expanded space at the airport means new features and more excitement. Quote from Ms. Elizabeth … read more »

Two Rivers, Three Peoples, One Land…come enjoy Eufaula’s culture at Heritage Days!

Eufaula Heritage Days festival will honor our local heritage, on April 22, 2017, from 9 am – 5 pm.  at Eufaula’s Posey Park with many fun activities. Activities include: ·         A Horse shoe Tournament with prizes. Sponsored by the E … read more »

Third Saturday Living History Programs on Tap at Murrell Home

The George M. Murrell Home Historic Site in Park Hill is pleased to invite the public to experience living history through its monthly Third Saturday Living History program. The 1845 Cherokee plantation home hosts different historical demonstrations or activities every third Saturday of the month fr … read more »

Woolaroc to Host Southwestern Regional Rendezvous

Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve is the host site for the 33rd Annual Southwestern Rendezvous from March 18-25, 2017.   Wes Butcher from Woolaroc stated “this will be a lot like our annual Spring and Fall Encampment that we host at the Mountain Man Camp each year but on a much b … read more »

Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve to Host Exhibit and Sale

Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve announced today that they will be hosting “The Best of the Best 2017” Retrospective Exhibit and Sale from October 7, 2017, through December 31, 2017.   According to Show Director Dean Zervas and Museum Director Shiloh Thurman, the upcomi … read more »

POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat Canopy Tour Zip Line Season Opens March 4, 2017

Spring break is a time for fun and adventure, and POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat offers just that at its Canopy Tour Zip Line, opening March 4th. Zipping is open Saturdays and Sundays from now until November, plus Thursday and Friday, March 16 and 17, especially for spring break, according to Trisha Ke … read more »

AMERICAN PLAINS ARTISTS “SMALL WORKS” SIGNATURE SHOW TO BE IN PAWHUSKA, OKLAHOMA

The American Plains Artists (APA) Signature Member Show will be hosted by Preserving Arts in the Osage at the Ole' #1 Firehouse Art Center in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, March 24-May 7, 2017.  The show will open with a “By Invitation Only” Meet & Greet and Opening Rec … read more »

POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat Offering Spring Break Room Specials and a Paint and Pour Event

Spring Break doesn’t have to mean a long and expensive road or plane trip for those seeking fun and adventure. POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat offers some fun and excitement closer to home with spring break specials from March 11-18 that won’t drain your bank account.    &nbs … read more »

Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day Thursday March 16th

We will honor our Vietnam Veterans on Thursday March 16th .  This is a special program presented by the melodious singing of Ken Collins and Dennis Hoch, projection show of The Wall, the Rolling Thunder doing a brief  ceremony of the MIA  and Captain John Adair, Guest Speaker. &n … read more »

City of Miami announces new event in conjunction with Rodeo Miami 2017

With the success of Rodeo Miami and the increase in attendance to the event, the City of Miami is launching a new show in conjunction with the annual regional rodeo.  The 1st annual Green Country Boutique and Crafts Show will take place in the Expo Hall&nbs … read more »

‘America’s Favorite Cowboys’ Coming To The Coleman Theatre

“America’s Favorite Cowboys” are returning to the Coleman Theatre stage in March the only way they know how … “The Cowboy Way!”   Riders In The Sky, who stand “hats and shoulders” above the rest of the purveyors of “comedy … read more »

'TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD' LIVE ON THE COLEMAN STAGE

Harper Lee's iconic novel comes to life on the historic Coleman Theatre stage, February 23–26.   Directed by Aaron Smith of 'The Shadow Box,' and Phillip Shamblin of 'DeathTrap,' this adaptation by Christopher Sergel follows Scout, Jem, and Dill as they witness the l … read more »

Har Ber Village Museum presents the Smithsonian Institution’s exhibit, “The Way We Worked”

The Smithsonian is coming! The Smithsonian is coming! The National Archives and Smithsonian explore America’s labor history in traveling exhibition   Har-Ber Village Museum, in Grove, Okla., has been chosen as a host venue for the 2017 tour of the Smithsonian Institution’s exhibit … read more »

SUBMERGE INTO LIVING HISTORY ONLY AT OKLAHOMA’S ONLY SUBMARINE!

WHAT:           Living History Day: Winter Cruise WHERE:        Muskogee War Memorial Park, 3500 Batfish Road WHEN:          Saturday, February 4, 10 a.m. – 5:00 … read more »

POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat Offers Valentine’s Overnight Package and Prime Rib Dinner Special February 10-11, 2017

Options for how to spend Valentine’s Day are as varied as the tastes of those celebrating the occasion. For those looking for something out of the ordinary, POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat, situated on 1,000 acres just 7 miles northwest of downtown Tulsa, vows to offer an escape from the norm that … read more »