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April 22, 2019

Bartlesville Symphony Season Finale Concert Goes Back to the 80s News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Symphony Season Finale Concert Goes Back to the 80s

In the final concert of an amazing season, the Bartlesville Symphony goes back to the era of big hair, big shoulder pads and big musical hits. On Saturday, May 4, the exciting 8-member band Jeans ‘n Classics joins with the symphony to rock out with “I Love the 80s.” This full evening of favorite hits from that memorable decade begins at 8 pm. With nearly 1,000 original rock and pop orchestrations utilized in 45 unique and exciting productions, Jeans ‘n Classics faithfully interprets the music of...

April 17, 2019

Richard Kane Family YMCA Wants to Awaken Summer Imagination at Annual Healthy Kids Day® News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Richard Kane Family YMCA Wants to Awaken Summer Imagination at Annual Healthy Kids Day®

[Bartlesville/COMMUNITY, 4/2/2019) On Saturday, April 27, the Richard Kane Family YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. Healthy Kids Day is an opportunity to ignite children’s imaginations so that they can imagine what they’ll accomplish this summer. The event features activities such as bouncy house, mini work out...

April 08, 2019

OKM Music Announces its 35th Anniversary Festival News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Music Announces its 35th Anniversary Festival

            After launching its 2019 season on-line last week, the OKM Music Festival is officially announcing its 35th Anniversary Festival. One of Oklahoma’s long-running music festivals is celebrating its 35th anniversary this summer, and organizers have been preparing a very special festival from June 8-14.             The entire family is invited to enjoy a free street party to kick off the festival, a...

April 03, 2019

Purse-n-ali-tea 2019 set April 27 in Bartlesville News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Purse-n-ali-tea 2019 set April 27 in Bartlesville

It’s time to serve up some merriment for a good cause this spring when Purse-N-Ali-Tea 2019 brings together festive refreshments, quality handcrafted merchandise and lively entertainment for an afternoon fundraiser. A delightful spring tradition, the eighth annual Purse-N-Ali-Tea party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 801 SE Washington Blvd. Tickets are $25 each with all funds raised going to support Martha’s Task, an economic development program providing...

April 03, 2019

Free Admission Day – Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Free Admission Day – Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

Join us, Sunday, April 14, at Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve for FREE Admission Day! Learn to throw a tomahawk at Mountain Man Camp, explore our hiking trails, pet cuddly critters in the animal barn, and discover new favorites in our world-class museum. All for free! Founded in 1925 by oilman Frank Phillips, Woolaroc is a 3,700-acre working ranch that has a 50,000 square foot museum with a collection described by Christie’s of New York as “one of the finest collections of southwest art in the...

March 26, 2019

BAHM to show 'The 39 Steps' at Movie Monday News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM to show 'The 39 Steps' at Movie Monday

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show the British thriller “The 39 Steps” during its next "Movie Monday," a brown bag event set for April 8. 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. “This production is a remake of an Alfred Hitchcock film," said BAHM Coordinator Jo Crabtree. "However, it inclines more to a lighthearted tone than the original 1935 version and is also the first color...

March 26, 2019

Bartlesville Art Association will present its 66th Annual Spring Art Show and Sale News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Art Association will present its 66th Annual Spring Art Show and Sale

Spring 66!   The Bartlesville Art Association will present its 66th Annual Spring Art Show and Sale April 6 through 27 in the Price Tower Gallery. This yearly event draws artists from the entire region, well-known professionals and talented students alike, excited by the opportunity to display their work in the prestigious Frank Lloyd Wright landmark. Members and non-members of the BAA are welcome to enter the show and compete for significant recognition and prizes. Entries must be checked in to the gallery on...

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...