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May 24, 2017

OKM Travel Club returns from New York City News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Travel Club returns from New York City

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — The OK Mozart Festival is known for bringing world-renowned performers to Bartlesville for a weeklong immersion of music and arts. But this spring, the festival switched gears and took more than a dozen Bartlesville residents on a four-night tour of New York City, to take in the sights and sounds of The Big Apple. The trip was all about culture, according to OKM Showcase Director Grace Farmer, who helped plan the trip in conjunction with Spears Travel. The excursion was intended to recreate the...

May 24, 2017

OKM 2017 Commemorative Poster Now Available News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM 2017 Commemorative Poster Now Available

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — The 2017 OK Mozart Music Festival commemorative poster is now available at the OKM office and also will be offered for sale in the festival gift shop. Now gearing up for its 33rd event, planned June 8-16 in Bartlesville, the festival features classical, chamber and contemporary music in multiple venues. The art depicted on the poster is from a painting by Michaela Steinacher, of Austria, who specializes in experimental acrylic art. Her painting depicts an old, familiar image of Wolfgang A....

May 23, 2017

2017 Oklahoma Conference on Tourism a Success! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

2017 Oklahoma Conference on Tourism a Success!

Tourism professionals from across the state gathered on May 16, 2017 for the Oklahoma Conference on Tourism, an annual event that helps Oklahoma's tourism industry work together to grow our attractions and communities. Between OTIA's Annual Meeting, eleven educational sessions, a trade show, networking opportunities, and the RedBud Awards gala, attendees had a great time! Area attendees included Maria Gus of the Bartlesville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Joni Nash from the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce, and Shiloh...

May 23, 2017

Miró Quartet Performing at OK Mozart Festival News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Miró Quartet Performing at OK Mozart Festival

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — The Miró Quartet, a dynamic chamber ensemble, will perform four concerts during the OK Mozart Festival set for June 8-16 in Bartlesville, Okla. The group composed of Daniel Ching, violin; William Fedkenheuer, violin; John Largess, viola; and Joshua Gindele, cello; will perform June 12-15 at Ambler Hall. The Monday and Thursday performances are at 7:30 p.m., while the Tuesday and Wednesday concerts start at 4 p.m. The Quartet has garnered praise from reviewers and audiences throughout the...

May 23, 2017

Kiddie Park Celebrates its

Kiddie Park Celebrates its "Happy Days" 70th Anniversary

May 27th, the Kiddie Park celebrates its “Happy Days” 70th anniversary with lots of fun activities for the kids. The event opens at 3 p.m. goes till 9 p.m. and ...all rides will be operating. This rock-n-roll theme will be hosted by a pair of area disc jockeys known as Rock’N Rusty and Crazy Marvin play’n the golden oldies and some of our friends from Oldies and Goodies Car Club will cruise on down to the park for the kids to see some really cool cars. A lot of trivia will entertain those that like...

May 18, 2017

Saturday May 20, 2017, Great things going on in the Bartlesville area News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Saturday May 20, 2017, Great things going on in the Bartlesville area

Canine Carnivale The Canine Carnivale is a grand celebration of canines and the amazing people that love them!! An event for all ages regardless if you are on 2 legs or 4. The Carnivale will be from 8am to 3pm and will have several parts. Portions of the park it’s self will be sectioned off for children and pet games. The parking lot of the dog park will be set up with a stage for various costume contests and awards from the Doggie Dash. The surrounding area will be divided between food vendors,...

May 02, 2017

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy to hold May 13 Performances News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy to hold May 13 Performances

Dance Maker Performing Arts Academy will hold May 13 performances at the Constantine Theater on Main Street in Pawhuska at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The Osage Casinos is sponsoring these performances, which has enabled the academy to offer its tickets at a reduced rate of $2. Tickets will be available at the door. The academy, owned by Jenna Smith, who is Osage, offers classes in ballet and tap for children and adults. After opening in 2014 with 44 students, the academy has grown to an enrollment of 80 students. Smith said:...

May 02, 2017

Preparation Underway for May 6 Excursion Train, Tickets Still Available News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Preparation Underway for May 6 Excursion Train, Tickets Still Available

Randi Olsen tidies up the restored Santa Fe caboose that will be open to the public at the Bartlesville depot train display on May 6 during the annual “Oil Flyer” excursion train ride. Olsen is member of the Friends of the 940 restoration team. Tickets are still available for the popular train ride, which departs the downtown depot at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The fare is $10 per person with children four years old and under riding free when riding on an adult’s lap. Tickets are on sale at the Visitor...

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...