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January 17, 2018

Bartlesville Symphony Announces 2018 Young Artist Competition Winner News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Symphony Announces 2018 Young Artist Competition Winner

                The Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra held the 36th Annual Myrna Hershberger Young Artist Competition on Sunday, January 14.  Six young artists competed to perform during the symphony’s 60th Diamond Anniversary Performance on March 24, 2018 as well as a cash award of $500.  Judges for the competition were Maestro Lauren Green, Stephen Goforth, and Mark...

January 09, 2018

Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Docent Training News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Docent Training

An informative session about serving as a docent at Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is being held Tuesday, January 16, 7pm, at the Bartlesville Public Library.  Docents staff the visitor center, and serve a minimum of three days during the years to remain active.  The preserve is the largest remaining tallgrass prairie remnant in the world and pastures around 2,500 bison.  If you can attend on January 16th and are interested in becoming a docent, email Kay Krebbs at

January 05, 2018

OKM hosts wine-and-cheese-pairing event News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM hosts wine-and-cheese-pairing event

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (Jan. 5, 2018) — Join OKM Music for Cheers to Wine and Chocolate, an evening of wine pairing with a variety of cheeses and chocolates, from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 19 in Ambler Hall, 415 S. Dewey in Bartlesville.   According to organizer Ashley La Rue, director of development and planning with OKM, the event features light hors d'oeuvres and some trivia questions sprinkled throughout.   Tickets are $30 each and are available through the office at 415 S. Dewey Avenue in Bartlesville, or...

January 04, 2018

A Night on the Town features dinner and a movie News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

A Night on the Town features dinner and a movie

      BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (Jan. 3, 2018) − OKM Music and the Bartlesville Film Society present A Night on the Town from 6:45 to 10 p.m. Jan. 12 in Ambler Hall, 415 S. Dewey Ave., in Bartlesville. Enjoy Chicago-style pizza, salad, dessert, coffee or tea. Then at 7:30 p.m., sit back, relax and watch the movie "Chicago." The movie stars Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere. Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that...

December 27, 2017

Art Association Offering Free “Art 101” Classes with Membership News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Art Association Offering Free “Art 101” Classes with Membership

Bartlesville Art Association is calling all artists in Bartlesville area to join or re-join BAA, and as a benefit members will get to take a free “Art 101” class. Art 101 Classes are introductory level classes taught by BAA members. They are a great opportunity to learn something new and meet new friends. BAA annual membership is $30 for individuals. Members may take one of the following Art 101 classes for free and sign up for more Art 101 classes for an additional $30 per class. To join and enroll in...

December 08, 2017

Christmas Bird Counts Attract Volunteers News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Christmas Bird Counts Attract Volunteers

BARTLESVILLE, OK—Every year since 1900, volunteer birdwatchers have counted birds for the Christmas Bird Count organized by the National Audubon Society. From 25 counts the first year to over 2,500 counts and 76,000 volunteers today, Christmas Bird Counts are an annual tradition that tracks bird populations. About 20 counts take place in Oklahoma each year, including several near Bartlesville.   The Hulah Lake and Tulsa Christmas Bird Counts will take place on December 16, and the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve...

December 07, 2017

Frank Phillips Foundation Assumes Ownership Oklahoma Historical Society Completes Successful News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Frank Phillips Foundation Assumes Ownership Oklahoma Historical Society Completes Successful

The Oklahoma Historical Society along with the City of Bartlesville and The Frank Phillips Foundation, announced today the completed conveyance of the historic Frank Phillips Home in Bartlesville, Oklahoma from the State to the City to the Foundation.   Due to ongoing budget cutbacks at the State level, the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) had to make the hard decision last year that they could no longer fund the operations of this Bartlesville landmark.  The Frank Phillips Foundation, which owns and...

December 04, 2017

Need for Blood Increases as Holidays Approach: News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Need for Blood Increases as Holidays Approach:

December 4, 2017  ─ Oklahoma Blood Institute needs generous donors to share the priceless gift of saving lives this holiday season.    This busy time takes a toll on the blood supply for area hospitals, but the need does not decrease.  That’s why Oklahoma Blood Institute is encouraging donors to give blood now to help prepare for the holidays, so the supply stays at levels necessary for live-saving procedures.   Now through January 31, 2018, each blood donor will receive a free, limited...

December 04, 2017

The Price Tower Arts Center presents the Art of the Tree, festival of Christmas tree exhibition and will celebrate with the “lighting” of the Price Tower. News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The Price Tower Arts Center presents the Art of the Tree, festival of Christmas tree exhibition and will celebrate with the “lighting” of the Price Tower.

The exhibit officially opens to the public at the conclusion of the Kiwanis’ Bartlesville Christmas parade on Saturday, December 2.   The Price Tower invites the community to gather after the parade with Christmas music, hot chocolate, and a brief ceremony to officially light the upper terraces of the Price Tower to start off the Christmas Season.  Following the lighting, the doors to the Art of the Tree exhibition will open, with free admission to the public, to welcome guests with a beautiful display...

November 30, 2017

Christmas in the Ville opens to the public on Dec. 1st News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Christmas in the Ville opens to the public on Dec. 1st

Enjoy holiday fun on an Ice Rink! December 1 - Holidays Thursday - Friday  6-10pm Saturday - Sunday  1-10pm (and after Dec. 20) $10 Admission Includes:  skates & coupon book of savings   Family Festival • Live entertainment Saturdays 1-5pm • Yard games on south lawn • Photos with Santa by the train Saturdays 1-3pm • Carriage rides through downtown Thurs-Sun • Movies in the park Thurs-Sun evenings • Live nativity select nights • Strolling Dickens...