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October 14, 2021

Bartlesville Sunfest is seeking new leadership News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Sunfest is seeking new leadership

Bartlesville Sunfest is seeking new leadership to continue the annual Bartlesville tradition for future years. For the past 10 years, the current board members have had the pleasure of serving Bartlesville by creating new Sunfest experiences and a festival the community looks forward to every year. It is now time to pass the reigns to a new group of volunteers and community leaders to bring Sunfest into its next decade. “I personally could not be more proud of this team, the challenges we overcame, the bonds we made,...

September 23, 2021

OKM’s Fifth Annual Oktoberfest  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s Fifth Annual Oktoberfest

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (September 21, 2021) — OKM Music is excited to be getting back to “in person” events and is proud to be hosting Oktoberfest again. Dress in your favorite Bavarian clothing and join the fun on October 2 between 4 and 11 p.m. on Dewey Ave. and 2nd Street.   Enjoy all the flair and flavors of the traditional German festival. Oktoberfest will bring handcrafted beers such as...

September 20, 2021

Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve Announce Welcome Center Grand Opening News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve Announce Welcome Center Grand Opening

A ten-year dream at Woolaroc became a reality on Saturday, September 4, as the doors of the new Welcome Center and Prairie Dome Cafe’ officially opened. Board members, Woolaroc staff, friends, and family gathered at 10 am on Saturday for the official ribbon cutting of the Welcome Center, which features indoor eating at the Prairie Dome Café and an incredible gathering space for guests. Frank Phillips Foundation Inc. President, Merl Lindstrom, briefly spoke about the renovation and unveiled that the Welcome...

August 24, 2021

Bartlesville Area History Museum’s September Book Club  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Area History Museum’s September Book Club

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is excited to announce the Hometown History Book Club's August and September read The Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw Women of the American West by Michael Rutter.  This book features the real stories of everyone’s favorite bad girls. Learn about local legends Kate Bender and Belle Starr as well as other infamous ladies like Calamity Jane, Little Britches and Cattle Annie, and the Rose of Cimarron. Find out which of these stories are larger than life and which of these...

August 04, 2021

OKM Music Bids Farewell to Ryan Martin and Welcomes Three New Team Members News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Music Bids Farewell to Ryan Martin and Welcomes Three New Team Members

OKM Music’s Director of Marketing, Ryan Martin, said goodbye to Oklahoma’s Premier Music Festival late July as he ventures into new and exciting opportunities. Martin, who has been an instrumental component to the OKM Music team the past four years, will be realizing his dream of working for Disney. "Ryan has been a critical part of OKM Music and did a fantastic job. We are so excited for Ryan and know he will do a magical job at Disney,” said Mary Lynn Mihm-Howk, Chairman of the Board.  While Ryan...

July 09, 2021

Art Sale and Silent Auction to benefit the Osage Ballet, Wahzhazhe News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Art Sale and Silent Auction to benefit the Osage Ballet, Wahzhazhe

Pawhuska, OK – Art Sale and Silent Auction to benefit the Osage Ballet, Wahzhazhe, will be held at the Constantine Theater in Pawhuska, OK, July 29 from 6–8 p.m. The exhibition will feature artists such as Ted Moore, Sid Clanton, Dante Biss-Grayson, Joe Don Brave, John Free, Kugee Supernaw, June Carpenter and Chris Turley, to name a few. Plan to attend the Art Sale and Silent Auction, July 29 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Constantine Theater located at 110 W Main Street in Pawhuska, OK. The art exhibit will...

June 25, 2021

DATE SET FOR 2021 AGAPE MISSION ‘EMPTY BOWLS’ EVENT  This Event is the 13th Year of Raising Funds to Feed the Hungry News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

DATE SET FOR 2021 AGAPE MISSION ‘EMPTY BOWLS’ EVENT This Event is the 13th Year of Raising Funds to Feed the Hungry

BARTLESVILLE – Although Agape Mission has been in existence for more than 20 years, this year is an important benchmark—it signals a return to normal and the resumption of the annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser after the COVID pause of last year. The fundraiser which supports the mission’s “Food for Kids Program” and its on-site meal program is set for Tuesday, August 24 at Bartlesville Community Center. Traditionally the event is a come-and-go that takes place at lunch time from 11 a.m. till 1...

June 14, 2021

Woolaroc and Frank Phillips Home Announce New CEO News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc and Frank Phillips Home Announce New CEO

The Frank Phillips Foundation, owners and operators of two of Oklahoma’s historic treasures, announced today the hiring of Kevin Hoch as their new CEO/Director.  The naming of Hoch followed an extensive search process by the Foundation as they received over 60 applications from more than 25 states.   “We were not surprised by the high level of interest in the position considering the fact that these are two of the finest jewels in Oklahoma,” said Foundation Chairman Merl Lindstrom. Hoch, a...

June 11, 2021

OKM’s Woolaroc Concert Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s Woolaroc Concert Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (June 11, 2021) – Due to the forecasted inclement weather planned this evening, the annual OKM Woolaroc Performance has been moved to the Bartlesville Community Center. With the change of venue, the performance times have changed this evening as well: • Food trucks and kid’s activities begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Hall • Booker T. Washington String Quintet performs at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Hall • Auditorium doors open at 7:00 p.m. • Performance begins at 7:30...

June 09, 2021

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is excited to announce its summer camps for 2021 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is excited to announce its summer camps for 2021

The Bartlesville Area History Museum is excited to announce its summer camps for 2021. This year the museum will be offering 2 free day camps that will feature local history of Bartlesville Oklahoma. Pioneer Kids Camp will give kids an opportunity to discover what life was like for a child growing up in Indian Territory through a variety of hands-on activities. Attendees will get to meet a real cowboy, learn how to play games that pioneer children enjoyed, and take part in building a replica of early Bartlesville. Students...