Will Rogers Memorial Museums Events

Planned events for 2014.

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April 12 • Will Rogers/Cherokee Nation WINGS 5K/1K Run

RSU Campus and Reserve: USATF Certified and Sanctioned

Saturday, April 12, 8:00 a.m.
Registration forms available at Will Rogers Memorial Museum or download here
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore
Registration also on day of race 7-7:45 a.m. inside Will Rogers Memorial Museum

May 17 • Indian Women's Pocahontas Club Picnic

Old-fashioned picnic honoring elders'

Saturday, May 17
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, Oologah
Ranch northeast of Oologah, open to the public

May 22, 23, 24 • 5th Annual American Cowboys Traders Days

Vendors from several states selling: Cowboy; Western; Old West & Native American Related Items
Lots of food • Pony rides

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 22, 23, 24
Will Rogers Memorial Museums, Claremore, open to the public

Quick Draw Contest
Date & Time TBA
J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum, Claremore, open to the public

August 14 • Will Rogers Film Festival

Will Rogers Film Festival
Screening of Steamboat 'Round the Bend

Thursday, August 14,
6:00 p.m.
, Reception
7:00 p.m., Screening of Steamboat 'Round the Bend
Circle Cinema
10 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa
Admission to be announced

August 15 • Will Rogers Tribute

Will Rogers Tribute, Anniversary of death
Weath-laying and flyover, family tomb

Friday, August 15, 9:00 a.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore
Free and open to the public

August 16 • Will Rogers Film Festival

Will Rogers Film Festival
Double Feature for Families

Saturday, August 16,
10:00 a.m.
, Screening TBA
Noon, Screening TBA
Circle Cinema
10 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa
Admission to be announced


August 17 • Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In

Will Rogers & Wiley Post Fly-In
Planes land on grass strip, concessions, inflatables for kids, Cherokee storyteller, music

Sunday, August 17, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, Oolagah
Free and open to the public

November 1 - 4 • Will Rogers Days

Will Rogers Days, Claremore Museum and Birthplace Ranch

Saturday, November 1, 10 a.m.
Will Rogers Days Parade
Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore
Free and open to the public

Saturday, November 1, 1 p.m.
Indian Women's Pocahontas Club "Hats Off to Will" program, wreath-laying and reception

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore

Saturday, November 1, 1 p.m.
"Night at the Museum"
(Ticeted Event)
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore

Sunday, November 2, TBA
"All the World's A Stage,"

Will Rogers Memorial Museum's Theatre, Claremore

Monday, November 3, 10 - 1:00 p.m.
"Children's Day at the Museum"
(Reservations)
Will Rogers Memorial Museum

Tuesday, November 4, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Celebration of 135th Birthday

Birthday cake, entertainment by Oologah-Talala students and champion tric roper-entertainer Kowboy Kal
Will Rogers Birthday Ranch, Oologah

December • Will Rogers Memorial Museum 5th Grade Art Contest

Claremore Elementary Students
Categories: Essay, Diorama, Art
Exhibited through the end of the year.

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore
Award Ceremony following in January (TBA)

 

"I was raised predominantly a Methodist but I have traveled so much, mixed with so many people in all parts of the world, I don’t know just now what I am. I know I have never been a non believer. But I can honestly tell you that I don’t think that any one religion is the religion."

 

Helpful Information

  • Museum Hours | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday through Saturday
  • Main Number | 918.341.0719
    Toll-Free | 800.324.9455
    Tours | 918.343.8127
    Facility Rental | 918.343.8127
    Research | 918.343.8124
    Birthplace Ranch | 918.275.4201
  • Will Rogers Memorial Museum
    1720 West Will Rogers Blvd.
    Claremore, OK 74017
  • Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
    9501 East 380 Road
    Oologah, OK 74053