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August 31, 2015

OK Mozart’s Ambler Hall, Bartlesville’s newest acoustic concert venue and meeting facility News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OK Mozart’s Ambler Hall, Bartlesville’s newest acoustic concert venue and meeting facility

OK MOZART’S AMBLER HALL FEATURES MIDWEST TRIO IN INAUGURAL PERFORMANCE BARTLESVILLE, OK – OK Mozart’s Ambler Hall will hold its opening concert, The Midwest Trio, on Friday, August 28. The Midwest Trio is comprised of three of the finest Oklahoma musicians: Maureen O’Boyle, Lorelei Kaiser Barton and Pete Peterson. Bartlesville’s brand-new concert venue has been a decades long dream, and a two-year long project, that has culminated in a one-of-a-kind acoustic facility. OK Mozart Executive...

August 19, 2015

Western Heritage Weekend Dewey, OK and Prairie Song, IT News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Western Heritage Weekend Dewey, OK and Prairie Song, IT

The Old West returns to Dewey for the Eleventh Annual Western Heritage Weekend, September 26-27.  Saturday's action packed “Tom Mix Festival” opens with Rooster Cogburn -aka Clarance Benes firing the starting gun for Family Healthcare Clinic's annual “Miles For Mammograms Boot Scoot” 5K Charity Race and 2K Fun Walk. This action-packed, family-friendly day continues with free events including book signings; gunfights; costume contests; children's games; Stick Horse Rodeo and The Great American...

August 18, 2015

Myrna Hershberger Young Artist Competition News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Myrna Hershberger Young Artist Competition

Rules and Regulations After a year’s absence to restructure the competition, the BSO Myrna Hershberger Young Artist Competition is back!   And the winner will get to perform with BSO as part of the March 5, 2016 regular season concert! Purpose of Competition: to provide promising young musicians the opportunity for exposure within the community through performance as soloists with the Bartlesville Symphony as part of the March 5, 2016 (Saturday)  regular season evening concert. Date and Place of...

August 18, 2015

Cow Thieves & Outlaws Reunion Returns to Woolaroc September 26th! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Cow Thieves & Outlaws Reunion Returns to Woolaroc September 26th!

A tradition started by Frank Phillips in 1927 seems to have a way of getting better, year after year.   Described by many as “the best  party in the State of Oklahoma”, the  Cow Thieves & Outlaws Reunion returns to Woolaroc on Saturday, September 26th.   Back in 1927, Uncle Frank would invite the business men, cowboys, law enforcement, Osage Indians and local outlaws to his annual event.   Mr. Phillips had two rules:  #1 – everyone had to check their guns at...

August 13, 2015

Washington County SPCA hosts ‘Clear the Shelter’ adoption event Aug. 15th  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Washington County SPCA hosts ‘Clear the Shelter’ adoption event Aug. 15th

The Washington County SPCA is hosting “Clear the Shelter,” an exciting new adoption event created by NBCUniversal and Overstock.com. The goal of “Clear the Shelters” is to find loving, forever homes for as many pets as possible through participating shelters across the United States.  Erika Cross, manager of the WCSPCA stated, “On any given day there could be up to 300 animals in our care. 'Clear the Shelters' is a great way to bring in folks who've been thinking about adding a pet...

August 10, 2015

NEW DIRECTIONS: PUTTING THE “OK” BACK IN OK MOZART News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

NEW DIRECTIONS: PUTTING THE “OK” BACK IN OK MOZART

NEW DIRECTIONS: PUTTING THE “OK” BACK IN OK MOZART BARTLESVILLE, OK – OK Mozart announces sweeping changes including the end of the festival’s long-time association with Amici New York Orchestra and Constantine Kitsopoulos. The executive decision, with full support from the board of directors, came at contract’s end. In conjunction with the growth of statewide musical and artistic talent, OK Mozart Executive Director Randy Thompson states, “We’ve made this transition...

August 10, 2015

9th Annual Sports Spectacular News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

9th Annual Sports Spectacular

Make plans to attend the 9thAnnual Sports Spectacularfor an evening of tailgating fun!9th Annual Sports Spectacular6:00 pm, Saturday, Aug 15, 2015Bartlesville Community Center What is the Sports Spectacular? Sports Spectacular is a kickoff to fall and winter sports events in our community. It is a tailgate party that serves as the fall fundraiser to generate funds that support the work of the Samaritan Center.  Tickets are $30 each or you can reserve a table for eight for $240. Attendees are encouraged to wear...

August 04, 2015

Dog Days of Summer Dog Swim Party is this Sunday News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Dog Days of Summer Dog Swim Party is this Sunday

Join us for the Dog Days of Summer Dog Swim Party at Frontier Pool on Sunday, August 9, from 1 to 4 pm.  Take your canine companion for a swim on the last day the pool will be open. Admission is $5 per dog, which goes to help maintain and operate Cooper Dog Park. There is no charge for pet owners, but dogs must be able to swim. This event is sponsored by Bark Park Buddies with proceeds going to maintain Cooper Dog

August 04, 2015

Free Ice Cream & Cookies at Aunt Janes Ice Cream Social News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Free Ice Cream & Cookies at Aunt Janes Ice Cream Social

The Frank Phillips Home and the Jane Phillips Society are hosting an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, August 8th. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy free ice cream and cookies. The Social is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. in the Home’s Garden Cottage. Its a great time to stop by the Home's Garden Cottage with the kids or grandkids and get free ice cream and cookies. While at the Home, visitors may browse through the InterpretiveCenterMuseum or take a tour of the 26-room mansion. For more information please call...

August 04, 2015

34th Annual Green Country Rodeo News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

34th Annual Green Country Rodeo

Bartlesville Round-Up Club members are getting ready for the 34th annual Green Country Rodeo, Aug. 6-8, at the rodeo grounds one mile west of Bartlesville on U.S. Highway 60 across from the airport. Several vendors will be returning again this year — selling everything from cowboy hats, saddles and horse-related items, to jewelry and fashionwear. Rodeo performances are set to begin at 8 p.m. each night. Spectators will enjoy the colorful and fast-paced action of the rodeo and are encourged to take...