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November 13, 2019

Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights Fri, Sat & Sun from Nov. 29 - Dec. 22 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights Fri, Sat & Sun from Nov. 29 - Dec. 22

Wonderland of Lights a wonderful holiday tradition returns again this year 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 29th and will be on every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5-9 p.m., through December 22nd. Entertainment will be in the Heritage Theater, Santa will be in the...

November 06, 2019

Bartlesville Art Association annual “Winter Gallery” News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Art Association annual “Winter Gallery”

Shop artwork, gifts, and unique items handcrafted by local artist members of Bartlesville Art Association during their annual “Winter Gallery” November 15 and 16.   Local artists create beautiful sculptures and paintings for your home, ceramics for your tables, wearable fiber art to keep you warm and fashionable. There will be Christmas ornaments, stickers, buttons, magnets, badges - all for kids.   Browse and shop on Friday, November 15 from 3 pm to 8 pm, and Saturday the 16th from 9:00 am to...

October 31, 2019

The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale

Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve is proud to announce its upcoming art exhibition, The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale, opening October 18, 2019, and continuing through December 29, 2019. According to Show Director Dean Zervas and Museum Director Shiloh Thurman, the show is a result of the great success that Woolaroc enjoyed with its first national show in 2013, Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery. That show was followed by The Best of the Best Contemporary Wildlife Art Retrospective Exhibit and...

October 28, 2019

BAHM to show Topper Takes a Trip' at Movie Monday News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM to show Topper Takes a Trip' at Movie Monday

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show one in a series of the Topper movies. Considered one of the American Film Institutes’ Top 100 Funniest Movies in the American Cinema! during its next "Movie Monday," a brown bag event set for Nov. 4. The feature will be shown from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. VCI-Entertainment of Tulsa had this to say about the 1938 film: “Cosmo Topper finds himself haunted once again...

October 28, 2019

BAHM announces Shin’enkan exhibit, evening event News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM announces Shin’enkan exhibit, evening event

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will host a special event for the new exhibit “The Mystery and Appeal of Shin’enkan," BAHM Collections Manager Debbie Neece said recently. Mary Winn Dills, who served as the former curator/caretaker of the Joe Price home, will be the featured speaker during an event set for 6-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. “Focus on Art Shin’enKan — Home of the Faraway Heart” film, a...

October 18, 2019

BAHM offers educational program on Oklahoma flags history News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM offers educational program on Oklahoma flags history

Kay Little of “Little History Adventures” will present the educational program “Fourteen Flags over Oklahoma” on Oct. 29, Bartlesville Area History Museum Coordinator Jo Crabtree said recently. The brown bag event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. “You will learn from Little the flag of Oklahoma was designed by Mrs. Louise Funk Fluke, an artist from Oklahoma City and adopted in 1925," Crabtree...

October 18, 2019

BAHM offers educational program on 90-year anniversary of the Great Depression  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM offers educational program on 90-year anniversary of the Great Depression

Bartlesville Area History Museum Education Coordinator Betty Keim will present the educational program “Brother can you Spare a Dime?” examining the country’s Great depression and ultimate stock market crash on Oct. 24, 1929. The brown bag event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of CityHall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. “A chain of events plunged the U.S. into the longest and deepest economic crisis in American history on Oct. 24, 1929," said museum...

October 02, 2019

BAHM to show 'The Angel who Pawned her Harp' at Movie Monday News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM to show 'The Angel who Pawned her Harp' at Movie Monday

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show the 19454 British movie “The Angel who Pawned her Harp” during its next "Movie Monday," a brown bag event set for Oct. 14. The feature will be shown from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. “An Angel finds that she needs money to fulfill her mission on Earth. Her only solution to this problem is to pawn her harp," said BAHM Coordinator Jo Crabtree. VCI-Entertainment...

September 30, 2019

NEW OKLAHOMA INDIAN COUNTRY GUIDE AVAILABLE FREE FROM OKLAHOMA TOURISM & RECREATION DEPARTMENT News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

NEW OKLAHOMA INDIAN COUNTRY GUIDE AVAILABLE FREE FROM OKLAHOMA TOURISM & RECREATION DEPARTMENT

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thirty-nine American Indian tribes are headquartered in Oklahoma, and each has its own fascinating history and culture. All across the state are museums, cultural centers, historic sites, galleries and other attractions where visitors can learn about these tribal nations. The new Oklahoma Indian Country Guide from the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department will help travelers plan Oklahoma vacations that include these destinations. The guide highlights more than 100 Native American cultural...

September 17, 2019

Downtown Bartlesville Ghost Walk 2019 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Downtown Bartlesville Ghost Walk 2019

For the last decade downtown Bartlesville has hosted a haunted good time with the Downtown Bartlesville Ghost Walk. This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the event and organizers are planning to resurrect some deadly good stories. The award-winning event takes place on October 23 and 24 with tours beginning every 15 minutes at the Hilton Garden Inn and winding through Bartlesville’s historic downtown. Guided tours begin at 6 pm and guests will enjoy an hour and a half of thrilling tales and historic haunts. The...