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July 01, 2015

Celebrate Independence Day at an Oklahoma State Park! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Celebrate Independence Day at an Oklahoma State Park!

“Due to the recent high water at our lakes, there has been some confusion regarding the closure of recreation areas on Oklahoma lakes,” says Executive Director Dick Dutton.  “Most of the state parks operated by the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department are open for outdoor recreation, public lake access and day-use. Only two properties operated by our agency remain unavailable for the Independence Day holiday.” Visit TravelOK.com for the latest information on your favorite state park or to...

June 29, 2015

Bartlesville Freedom Fest 2015 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Freedom Fest 2015

Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Bartlesville! Games and activities for all ages! Main Stage-Aunt Pearl's Lip Sync Contest, 395th Army Rock Band Family Stage- Stars of Freedom Fest Vocal Talent Contest All American Pie Contest and Auction Little Miss and Mr Freedom Fest Contest Military Corner with Wall of Honor This event will include games, inflatables, a kids' parade, music with two stage areas, food and drink vendors, etc. with fireworks beginning at 9:45 (to be shot off from Johnstone Park). There...

June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015

Volunteers needed for Sandy Koufax World Series 2015 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Volunteers needed for Sandy Koufax World Series 2015

Volunteers are needed for the Sandy Koufax World Series and the Qualifier Tournament. Qualifier Tournament will be July 8th through 11th. World Series will be July 29th through August 2nd. Bartlesville Sports Commission will be hosting the Sandy Koufax World Series for the third year in a row starting on July 29 through August 2.  This is a tournament for boys 14 years old and under.  Teams will be coming from all over the country including Puerto Rico. In addition to the Sandy Koufax World Series, a...

June 23, 2015

Oklahoma premiere of

Oklahoma premiere of "Solo Club" presented by Tallgrass Productions & Theater Bartlesville

Four shows only! Tallgrass Productions and Theater Bartlesville are proud to present the Oklahoma premiere of "Solo Club", a new drama by popular comedy playwright Dan Gordon.  This is his first drama whirling around a modern issue:  Family abuse and the homeless teen.  The drama has strong adult language but it's an important new work.  Shelby Brammer directs. "Tallgrass is proud to premiere the play in Bartlesville, believing the work will move on to a larger audience in other cities where a new plan...

June 23, 2015

Kidsfest at Woolaroc, a magical children's wonderland News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Kidsfest at Woolaroc, a magical children's wonderland

Once again, the main campus of Woolaroc will transform into a magical children's wonderland with Kidsfest. This event will feature crafts, games, entertainment, food and re-enactors. There is no extra charge for this event!  Admission to Woolaroc is $10 for adults, $8 for 65+ and children 11 and under and Members of Woolaroc are admitted for free.   There is no additional charge for Kidsfest weekend.   Hours for Kidsfest are 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday.   Woolaroc, a national...

June 15, 2015

Enjoy a weekend of Planes (planes event has been cancelled) and Trains in the Bartlesville Area News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Enjoy a weekend of Planes (planes event has been cancelled) and Trains in the Bartlesville Area

Planes (This event has been cancelled) The Bartlesville Falcons Radio Control Model Airplane Club will host its “Big Bird” fun-fly Saturday, June 20 at the Copan Model Air Park, Copan, OK. Pilots are expected to come from Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas with airplanes ranging from Piper Cubs, War birds and Wild 3D. Candy will be dropped from a club-drop plane several times during the day. The event is free to spectators. Seating is limited. Attendees may want to bring a lawn chair. Concessions will...

June 15, 2015

Bartlesville Area History Museum Receives 2015 Citation Merit News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Area History Museum Receives 2015 Citation Merit

Museum receives 2015 State Historic Preservation Officers Citation of Merit  On June 4, 2015, the Bartlesville Area History Museum received the State Historic Preservation Officers Citation of Merit. The Citation of Merit is awarded annually to individuals, organizations, agencies, and firms that have made important contributions to the preservation of Oklahoma’s rich heritage. The State Historic Preservation Office is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and administers the federal historic...

May 20, 2015

Bartlesville CVB receives Tourism Organization of the Year at 2015 Redbud Awards News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville CVB receives Tourism Organization of the Year at 2015 Redbud Awards

Oklahoma's Top Tourism Entities Honored During 2015 RedBud Awards  Oklahoma's Top Tourism Entities Honored During 2015 RedBud Awards  May 20, 2015 - The Oklahoma Travel Industry Association (OTIA) held its annual RedBud Awards gala at the Oklahoma History Center on May 19, 2015. Open to all Oklahoma tourism entities, the RedBud Awards represent the highest honor given in the Oklahoma tourism industry. Emceed by Lt. Governor Todd Lamb and “Discover Oklahoma” host Jennifer Reynolds, thirty two...

May 19, 2015

The 51st Delaware Pow-Wow will be held this weekend News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The 51st Delaware Pow-Wow will be held this weekend

The 51st Delaware Pow Wow will be held Memorial Day weekend May 22, 23 & 24 Free Parking and Free Admission Schedule of events: Gourd dance Friday 6 pm to 8 pm, Saturday & Sunday 3 pm to 5 pm and 6 pm to 8 pm Dance contests: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8 pm til close. Stomp Dance Friday & Saturday night following the pow-wow All specials on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 1 pm to 3 pm Bet Football Game-Men against Women - Saturday at 11 am Sunday Morning Church Service 10 am at the...