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April 20, 2017

2017 Oldies ’n Goodies Car Show  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

2017 Oldies ’n Goodies Car Show

Bartlesville, OK. – Take a ride to beautiful down town Bartlesville, Ok, and cruise by the 32nd annual Oldies and Goodies car show. Saturday May 13th, you’ll see hot rods, classic cars, trucks, rat rods, low riders, and some other really cool custom rides. All paid registrants will compete for over $5,000 in cash prizes and the public is welcome to enjoy the show, music, food, and vendors free of charge.   The annual Oldies ‘n Goodies car show is one of the highest cash prize car shows in a...

April 20, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Kidsfest at Woolaroc News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Volunteers Needed for Kidsfest at Woolaroc

Calling All Volunteers! Woolaroc is looking for volunteers to assist with arts and crafts. Some activities include sand art, beaded necklaces, rock painting, and treasure hunt, to name a few! Volunteers will receive a free Kidsfest T-shirt and lunch is provided! Shifts are: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm If you are interested or would like more information about this amazing opportunity, please contact the Events Coordinator, Kimberly Lobit, at 918-336-0307 extention 14 or Klobit@woolaroc.org Kidsfest June 24...

April 12, 2017

“Oil Flyer” Excursion Train Set to Return May 6 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

“Oil Flyer” Excursion Train Set to Return May 6

The popular “Bartlesville Oil Flyer” excursion train is scheduled to make three trips from the city depot on Saturday, May 6. Tickets for the hour-long experience go on sale today (Wednesday, April 12) at the Visitor Information Center inside the depot at 201 SW Keeler. The train ride is part of the seventh annual Whistle-and-Ride celebration, which provides train lovers of all ages the chance to blow the whistle of steam locomotive No. 940 and tour the restored Santa Fe caboose on the depot display track,...

April 10, 2017

OK Mozart Festival 2017 features 2 world premieres, new genres News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OK Mozart Festival 2017 features 2 world premieres, new genres

 BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — 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-Howk, chairman of the OK Mozart Board of Directors. "We have scheduled diverse, highly-acclaimed musical talent for residents and visitors alike to enjoy classical, jazz, blues, rock and other mixed genres....

March 30, 2017

THE JOURNEY HOME ANNOUNCES DENIM & DIAMONDS FUNDRAISER News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

THE JOURNEY HOME ANNOUNCES DENIM & DIAMONDS FUNDRAISER

BARTLESVILLE – The Journey Home is announcing plans for its annual spring fundraiser set for Friday, April 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn from 6 till 10 p.m. This year’s Denim & Diamonds theme reflects a glitzy country western approach in table decorations, music and authentic four-course barbecue meal. It will be an evening of fun, great food and dancing in support of The Journey Home as a compassionate end-of-life respite.  The event will feature MaxDJ providing live audience participation and music for...

March 27, 2017

Celebrate the elegance of spring at Purse-n-ali-tea 2017 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Celebrate the elegance of spring at Purse-n-ali-tea 2017

It’s time to celebrate the elegance of spring at Martha’s Task Purse-n-ali-tea 2017, which brings together festive refreshments, quality handcrafted merchandise and lively entertainment for an afternoon fundraiser. A delightful spring tradition, the seventh annual Purse-N-Ali-Tea party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 210 SE Ninth St. Tickets are $25 each with all funds raised going to support Martha’s Task, an economic development program providing...

March 27, 2017

Have S’More Fun celebrating with KLIFE this April News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Have S’More Fun celebrating with KLIFE this April

 There’s a sweet evening in store this spring at Bartlesville KLIFE where the organization is inviting the public to join in a celebration of national honors and exciting plans for future growth. Have S’More Fun with KLIFE is the theme of the April 13 celebration, which runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1815 Hillcrest Drive. There will be food provided by Prairie Fire Grille, inflatables, music, door prizes, a kickoff of a major campaign and, of course, s’mores for dessert. The community is invited to learn...

March 23, 2017

Last week to see Shin'en Kan exhibit at Price Tower News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Last week to see Shin'en Kan exhibit at Price Tower

Shin'en Kan: House of the Far Away Heart will be on display at the Price Tower Arts Center 510 Dewey Ave through March 26. This exhibit pays tribute to the 20th anniversary of the destruction of Bruce Goff's masterpiece, Shin'en Kan. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (65 plus), children 18 & under are free. For more information call 918-336-4949 or visit www.pricetower.org Arts news blog post, RE: the impressive Shin'enKan exhibit at Price Tower Arts Center

March 09, 2017

OKLAHOMA TOURISM & RECREATION DEPARTMENT RESEARCH SHOWS RECORD HIGH IN TAX REVENUE GENERATED BY VISITOR SPENDING News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA TOURISM & RECREATION DEPARTMENT RESEARCH SHOWS RECORD HIGH IN TAX REVENUE GENERATED BY VISITOR SPENDING

Visitor spending in Oklahoma due to travel and tourism generated a record high $986 million in federal, state and local tax revenues in 2015, according to new research completed by the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department. State and local tax revenues from travel spending totaled $634 million, which equates to $415 for each Oklahoma household. Total direct travel spending by 21.8 million visitors to Oklahoma in 2015 amounted to $8.6 billion. “While other industry sectors and state revenue sources have...

March 03, 2017

Renew Life by Giving Blood before Spring Break, Get a Free Oak Seedling News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Renew Life by Giving Blood before Spring Break, Get a Free Oak Seedling

March 1, 2017 ─   Oklahoma Blood Institute is renewing life by offering donors who give blood before Spring Break a special gift.   On Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10, all donors who give blood at one of Oklahoma Blood Institute’s nine convenient donor centers statewide will receive free Oak Tree seedlings courtesy of the Oklahoma Forestry Services.*  Seedlings will come with planting and care instructions.   Seedlings can be planted as a symbol of new life, to honor or remember...