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March 25, 2019

Groundbreaking ceremony for Tower Center at Unity Square set for Mar. 29 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Groundbreaking ceremony for Tower Center at Unity Square set for Mar. 29

The public is invited to attend the 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 29th groundbreaking ceremony for the new urban green space in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, known as Tower Center at Unity Square. The event will include special guest Oklahoma Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell and will take place at the corner of Silas Street and Osage Avenue. This urban green space, designed by Ambler Architects, unites Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Price Tower and the nearby Taliesin-designed Bartlesville Community Center, and will feature an outdoor...

March 12, 2019

Excursion Train Runs Early With Rides Set for March 23 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Excursion Train Runs Early With Rides Set for March 23

The popular “Bartlesville Oil Flyer” excursion train is arriving a little early this year for three trips from the city depot on Saturday, March 23. Normally scheduled in late spring, the event has been moved up so passenger views won’t be obscured by heavy foliage along the right-of-way. Tickets for the hour-long experience are on sale at the Visitor Information Center on the North end of the downtown depot at 201 SW Keeler Ave.. The train ride is part of the annual Whistle-and-Ride celebration, which...

March 04, 2019

BAHM to host ‘Tornadoes, Twisters and Terror’ News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM to host ‘Tornadoes, Twisters and Terror’

Bartlesville Area History Museum Education Coordinator Betty Keim will present "Tornadoes, Twisters and Terror" — a program concerning the 1982 tornado that brought devastation to west Bartlesville 37 years ago — on March 14, BAHM Coordinator Jo Crabtree said this week.   The program 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.   "Anyone living in the community in March of 1982 can tell you, without thinking about it, where they...

February 27, 2019

Groundbreaking ceremony for Tower Center at Unity Square set for March 29th News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Groundbreaking ceremony for Tower Center at Unity Square set for March 29th

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 (Bartlesville, OK) –The public is invited to attend the 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 29th  groundbreaking ceremony for the new urban green space in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, known as Tower Center at Unity Square. The event will include special guest Oklahoma Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell and will take place at the corner of Silas Street and Osage Avenue This urban green space, designed by Ambler Architects, unites Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic Price Tower and the nearby Taliesin-designed...

February 25, 2019

The BAHM is offering an educational, informative, fun-filled two days  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The BAHM is offering an educational, informative, fun-filled two days

The BAHM is offering an educational, informative, fun-filled two days for 2nd - 6th grade children during Spring Break, BAHM Education Coordinator Betty Keim said this week. The event will be held from 1-3 p.m. March 20-21. Day 1:“Badges and Blazes” Learning about the history of law enforcement and fire departments in Washington County. An officer from both Police and Fire will share important information about their roles in the community to keep citizens and their families safe. Day 2:"Bridges of...

February 08, 2019

BAHM to host Black History Month event News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM to host Black History Month event

In conjunction with Black History Month, the Bartlesville Area History Museum will host a special program celebrating the triumphs of African Americans on Feb. 28. BAHM Education Coordinator Betty Keim will present the program, set for noon to 1:30 p.m., at the museum, located at 401 S. Johnstone Ave. In 1976, President Gerald Ford decreed a National observance of “Black History Month” in order to honor the contributions of African Americans to the history of the United States of America. Examples of these...

January 31, 2019

Event Cancelled: Relive the Classic Film, Mr. Holland’s Opus During OKM Music’s Opus No. 35 in Tulsa News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Event Cancelled: Relive the Classic Film, Mr. Holland’s Opus During OKM Music’s Opus No. 35 in Tulsa

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Join OKM Music for Opus No. 35 at the Circle Cinema Theater (10 S. Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74101) on Thursday, February 28. Enjoy an evening of hors d’oeuvres, drinks, entertainment by Harmony Project Tulsa, and the showing of the 1995 film, Mr. Holland’s Opus. As OKM Music enters its 35th Annniversary of bringing events and celebrated artists from all over the world, Opus No. 35 is a celebration of OKM Music’s rich history of community collaboration in Northeastern Oklahoma....

January 30, 2019

Noted Local Pianist Appears with Symphony News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Noted Local Pianist Appears with Symphony

The Bartlesville Symphony’s upcoming “Heart & Soul” concert will feature a surprise musical guest, noted local pianist Wade Daniel. “I often like to include a special guest on our Valentine concert,” commented BSO conductor Lauren Green. “Wade and I have talked about this for several years and I’m excited that he’ll finally be performing with us.” “Heart and Soul,” the orchestra’s annual Valentine concert, takes place Saturday, February 9 at 7:30...

January 29, 2019

BSO Warms Heart & Soul with Valentine Concert News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BSO Warms Heart & Soul with Valentine Concert

                Let the Bartlesville Symphony woo you and your special someone with “Heart & Soul”—the orchestra’s annual Valentine concert, Saturday, February 9 at 7:30 pm at the Bartlesville Community Center. With music ranging from favorite pop songs over the decades, to the movies, and to the classics, this concert has something to warm everyone’s heart. “This concert gets better and better every...

January 25, 2019

Bartlesville Area History Museum to show ’Topper’ for Movie Monday  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Area History Museum to show ’Topper’ for Movie Monday

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will feature the popular 1937 Metro-Goldwyn Mayer film “Topper" for Movie Monday next month. The film will be shown from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 11. “Topper" is an American comedy directed by Norman Z. McLeod, starring Constance Bennett and Cary Grant and featuring Roland Young. “Cosmo Topper, shy, stuffed-shirt banker finds his life turned upside-down by two fun-loving ghosts, George and Marian Kirby, who enter his world to bring some fun into his life for...