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November 29, 2016

The Frank Phillips Home Announces Holiday Events News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The Frank Phillips Home Announces Holiday Events

Bartlesville—The Christmas season is a special time to visit the Frank Phillips Home, which will open in full holiday splendor on Wednesday, Nov 30, and will delight adults and children alike,” said Kim Goss, Volunteer and Events Coordinator.  Beautiful poinsettia arrangements grace the front foyer, and the grand stairway is trimmed with garland. The first floor decorations include festive floral arrangements, and there are Christmas trees in the music room, library, and sunroom. The second floor...

November 16, 2016

Exciting Changes Continue at Woolaroc News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Exciting Changes Continue at Woolaroc

Four years ago, Woolaroc decided that it was time to give Frank Phillips’ wonderful museum a nice touch up.   That “touch up” turned into new state of the art lighting throughout the entire museum, new wall colors, new staging of the art, new exhibits and room by room by room from the Dome Room to downstairs in Gallery 9, this graceful national treasure was carefully updated.   In the process, something really special became even better.   On November 23rd, the final piece...

November 16, 2016

Woolaroc presents Wonderland of Lights! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc presents Wonderland of Lights!

A wonderful holiday tradition returns once again at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve with the spectacular Wonderland of Lights!   The grounds and buildings of Woolaroc will be covered with over 750,000 lights as the historic ranch transforms itself into a magical winter wonderland!   The lights will be turned on Friday, November 25th and will be on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Friday, December 23rd.   Admission to Wonderland of Lights is $4 for adults and $1 for children 11...

November 14, 2016

Nativity Festival Expands in Bartlesville for its 6th year News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Nativity Festival Expands in Bartlesville for its 6th year

The Bartlesville Festival of the Nativity is a multi-faith celebration of the Savior's birth through nativity displays and music. This event is entering its 6th year with expanded reach and is set to become the largest nativity event in all of Green Country. The Nativity Festival, scheduled for December 9-11, has been coordinated and held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bartlesville for the last five years, but is now moving to a larger space to allow for more attendees. “We are excited to be...

November 07, 2016

Workshop Opportunity! Featuring Mr. Steve March-Torme! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Workshop Opportunity! Featuring Mr. Steve March-Torme!

For the first 20-40 minutes the workshop will address: Song/vocal arrangement and style, for both individual performers as well as groups. Song choice (difficulty, mood each establishes, etc.) Singing technique for various song styles.   He plans to go over the “scat” technique.     Breath control and how to breathe properly.   Tone, inflection, and tips on how to connect with your audience.   The 2nd half (20-30 minutes), participant...

November 01, 2016

Sweet 16: Martha’s Task to hold holiday Open House News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Sweet 16: Martha’s Task to hold holiday Open House

          Martha’s Task is celebrating 16 years of serving the community with a special holiday Open House scheduled this month.           A Bartlesville nonprofit organization dedicated to alleviating poverty since 2000, Martha’s Task provides a training program teaching low income women to become seamstresses who craft items that are sold in the group’s downtown office and store at 718 S. Johnstone Ave....

October 31, 2016

Newsletter from Bartlesville History Musuem News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Newsletter from Bartlesville History Musuem

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is a happening place! There are many activities occurring on a daily and weekly basis. In early Spring we celebrated the unveiling of the new oil video-exhibit, “The City Oil Built,” with a special  showing on  May  25,  a  by-invitation only event for community civic groups. Museum staff Partnered with PioneerDream Inc., working hand in hand with Jay and Ann-Janette Webster, who applied gifted creative applications to the huge and...

October 31, 2016

2017 Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

2017 Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment

2017 HEALTH INSURANCE MarketplaceOpen enrollment SPONSORED BY: Legal Aid Services of Oklahma, Inc., Washington County Wellness Initiative, Casa Hispana. Open Enrollment starts on November 1, 2016 which is the first day you can enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2017 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2017. The last day to enroll in or change a 2017 health plan is January 31, 2017, after this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a...

October 26, 2016

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TO CELEBRATE ITS 125TH ANNIVERSARY Special Commemorative Service and Reception Will Mark the Occasion News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TO CELEBRATE ITS 125TH ANNIVERSARY Special Commemorative Service and Reception Will Mark the Occasion

Bartlesville First Baptist Church will celebrate its 125th year with two special Anniversary Celebration services on Sunday, November 13.  One morning worship service will be led at 10:30 a.m. by Senior Pastor, James Biesiadecki.  Guest speaker Dr. Anthony Jordan, Executive Director of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, will bring the anniversary message.  At that service four individuals will be recognized and presented with certificates. These include Henry Powell and Betty Holt, who have been...

October 07, 2016

Bartlesville's Historic Downtown Ghost Walk Returns for 7th Season News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville's Historic Downtown Ghost Walk Returns for 7th Season

For the 7th consecutive year, the award-winning downtown Ghost Walk will haunt the historic streets of Bartlesville. Beginning at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn on both Wednesday and Thursday, October 26th and October 27th, this year’s event features new locations and new stories based on real life incidents that took place in and around Washington County. These spooky tales are told by some of Bartlesville’s best actors and actresses under the direction of Theater Bartlesville’s Troy Martin. Locations...