What: Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum for our Bonnet Making Workshop February 27. Participants will create an 1890s button crown bonnet under the guidance of Marna Davis, the Domestic Lady’s Dressmaker. This bonnet, a copy from her personal collection was seen from the 1890s through the early 1900s. The bonnet is made in two pieces with the crown and skirt being buttoned to the brim allowing for easier laundering and upkeep. The cost for the class is $50 and all materials and lunch are provided. Please plan to bring your own sewing machine if possible or let us know you are unable when registering. When: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. February 27, 2021 Where: Chisholm Trail Museum Who: Adults Cost: $50.00 (lunch included)
Tea and Talk at Horizon Hill: Women and the Wild West Shows
Tea and Talk at Horizon Hill: Women and Wild West Shows What: Please join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum on May 15, for the Museum’s tea and talk at Horizon Hill. Guests will be treated to a variety of traditional teas and snacks on the lawn at Horizon Hill, Territorial Governor A. J. Seay’s home. During the event, Dr. Alyce Webb will speak on the topic of Women and Wild West Shows. Registration is required and space is limited. Please contact the museum at (405) 375-5176 to reserve your place. When: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. May 15, 2021 Where: Chisholm Trail Museum Who: Adults Cost: $15.00
**Payment must be received to secure registration. Registration is limited.
Barn Quilt Workshop
What: Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum on July 24 for our summer Barn Quilt Workshop. Barn quilts, which are square-shaped boards painted to resemble a quilt block and are placed on any structure, have evolved into a rural development initiative to boost tourism in communities. OSU Extension Educator Lindy Hoel will lead the workshop where each participant will complete their very own Barn Quilt to proudly display at home. Please contact the museum at (405) 375-5176 to reserve your place. When: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. July 24, 2021 Where: Chisholm Trail Museum Who: Adults or teens with a parent Cost: $30.00 (lunch included)
Traditional Trades Day
Traditional Trades Day What: Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum for Traditional Trades Day and discover historic occupations and heritage skills. Traditional trades and skills were the lifeblood of the community for decades where local craftsmen provided the items necessary for everyday life. Come explore a variety of demonstration including carpentry, wet plate photography, leather work, dressmaking, blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, flintknapping, laundry, traditional cooking, and more. When: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. August 21, 2021 Where: Chisholm Trail Museum Who: Family Friendly Cost: $5 for adults and free for children 16 and under
Chuck Wagon Gathering
Chuck Wagon Gathering What: Join us at the Chisholm Trail Museum for some cowboy fun. On Friday, a variety of wagons from across the region will demonstrate traditional chuck wagon cooking as they prepare historical cowboy meals using only traditional ingredients. Drop in Saturday for family day and see a variety of working chuck wagons as they prepare some of their favorite dishes. Activities Saturday include live music, cooking demonstrations, Straka Longhorns, gunfights, Wild West Show performers, and more. When: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. October 1-2, 2021 Where: Chisholm Trail Museum Who: Family Friendly Cost: $5 for adults, children 12 and under free. Sponsored in part by: Walmart #132 Masonic Lodge of Kingfisher
Cast Iron Cooking
Cast Iron Cooking What: In this casual, fun class, participants will learn to care for and cook in cast-iron cookware. Participants will create a Dutch oven delight and participate in a group meal. The class will explore historical and modern recipes while learning how to cook in your backyard. All materials needed for the class will be provided. This class is restricted to adults and children ages 10 and older. The cost for the class is $25 per person, or $40 per pair, and preregistration is required. When: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. November 6, 2021 Where: Chisholm Trail Museum Who: Adults and children over the age of 10 with an adult. Cost: $25.00 per person or $40.00 per pair.
**Payment must be received to secure registration. Registration is limited to 30.
605 Zellers Avenue Chisholm Trail Museum- Kingfisher, OK Phone 405-375-5176 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Open Monday-Saturday 10 am- 5 pm CLOSED ON STATE HOLIDAYS