Will Rogers Memorial Museums Events

Planned events for 2014.

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August 14 • The Event 2014 • Movie and Reception

Will Rogers Film Festival
Screening of Steamboat Round the Bend

Thursday, August 14,
6:00 p.m.
, Reception
7:00 p.m., Program; screening of Steamboat Round the Bend
Circle Cinema
10 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa

$75 each, proceeds benefit Will Rogers Memorial Museums

Click Here to Purchase Tickets

Will Rogers, at the time of his death, had been selected top male motion picture box office star, and had just completed two movies, yet to be released. The 2014 observance has been expanded to include Will’s movie career.

Will Rogers Memorial Foundation has partnered with Circle Cinema in Tulsa for The Event 2014, featuring Will’s last movie. Proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Memorial Museums.

The Event 2014, Thursday, Aug. 14, will include a 6 p.m. reception and 7:00 p.m. program, followed by the screening of Steamboat Round the Bend. Admission is $75 per person.

Tickets for Thursday night can be purchased now by clicking on the above link or calling 918-341-0719. Sponsorships are also available.

August 15 • Will Rogers Tribute/Program

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

Special Evening Program
Rob Cork presents program: "Wiley Post and the Winnie Mae"

Friday, August 15, 7:00 p.m.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore
Free and open to the public
Reception to follow

August 16 • The Event 2014 • Will Rogers Family Film Festival

Will Rogers Film Festival
Double Feature for Families

Saturday, August 16,
10:00 a.m.
, Screening of Too Busy to Work
Noon, Screening of In Old Kentucky
Circle Cinema
10 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa
Admission $5 each

The Will Rogers Family Film Festival, a Saturday double-feature, with admission at $5 each person, will be 10:00 a.m. for Too Busy to Work and at noon for In Old Kentucky.

Tickets for the Family Film Festival are on sale at www.circlecinema.com or at the theater box office.

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, car show

Sunday, August 17, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, Oologah
Free and open to the public

November 1 - 4 • Will Rogers Days

Will Rogers Days, Claremore Museum and Birthplace Ranch

Saturday, November 1, 1:00 p.m.
Indian Women's Pocahontas Club "Hats Off to Will" program, wreath-laying and reception

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore

Saturday, November 1, 2:00 p.m.
Will Rogers Days Parade
Will Rogers Blvd., Claremore
Free and open to the public

Saturday, November 1, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
"Night at the Museum"
(ticketed event)
Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore

Sunday, November 2, noon - 4:00 p.m.
"All the World's A Stage,"

Will Rogers Memorial Museum's Theatre, Claremore

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

Tuesday, November 4, 10:00 - 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

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