Happy Birthday Will!!!

Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival and Birthday

November 4 - 7

Join us as we celebrate the 141st Birthday of Will Rogers

Visit the room where Will Rogers was born on November 4th, 1879 in the Cooweescoowee District of the Cherokee Nation.  "The White House on the Verdigris" near Oologah, OK.

Visit the Will Rogers Memorial in Claremore to learn more about the man who would entertain and inspire a nation.

Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

Films and Activities Each Day

Activities throughout the event include, Festival Movie Finalists showing at different venues throughout Claremore, lectures, workshops and receptions.  The Dog Irons will be awarded on November 7th at the Will Rogers Memorial Theatre.

Cherokee Nation Wings Race - Nov 7th

Check In Starts at 6:30 a.m., 1k - 8 am, 5k - 8:30 am

Join in for the 1k Fun Run or the 5k race in the beautiful Rogers State University's Nature Preserve.  Check in at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum.

Traditional Pocahontas Club Wreath Laying - November 7th

10:00 am at the Will Rogers Memorial

Entertainment in the Will Rogers Theatre after the wreath laying.

24rd Annual Native American Festival at RSU - Saturday, November 7th

10:00 am - 4:00 pm - Centennial Center at RSU

The Festival will feature a powwow singing workshop, Native American music and dancing, Cherokee storytelling, arts and craft workshops with make-and-take arts activities for both children and adults.  Events are Free and open to the public.  Indian taco dinner concession will be available during the evening.


November 04, 2019

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

To celebrate Will's Birthday, bring the whole family to the Will Rogers Memorial Museum.

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Call Us: 1-918-341-0719   /   email - wrinfo@willrogers.com 


Memorial Museum - 1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore, OK 74017

Birthplace Ranch - 9501 E. 380 Rd, Oologah, OK 74053


Hours: 10am - 5pm Daily (March 1-November 10)

Seasonal Hours (November 11 - February 28): 10am - 5pm - closed Monday, Tuesday, Thanksgiving and Christmas

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