Will Rogers Days
This years Will Rogers Days will celebrate with the inaugural Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival, October 30th through November 4th.
Entries from around the world will be shown at various locations in Claremore. Workshops and lectures are also scheduled during the Festival. Ticket prices will vary but the All-Access pass at $100 allows free admission to the Museum and to all Festival films and workshops. Ticket and more information Dogirons.com
Friday, November 1st is Movie Night at the Museum, 7 p.m., showing Will Rogers with Joel McCrea in “Lightnin.’” Will’s great-granddaughter, Jennifer Rogers Etcheverry, and McCrea’s grandson, Wyatt, will be talking about their shared family history and answer questions.
Saturday, November 2, Will Rogers Race, Cherokee Nation Wings Race, 1K fun run, 8 a.m.; 5K, 8:30 a.m.; through Rogers State University Nature Preserve. Check in starts at 6:30 a.m. Will Rogers Memorial Museum
Saturday, November 2nd, Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club, Hats off to Will, wreath-laying ceremony, 10 a.m., with entertainment and reception following. Will Rogers Memorial Museum
Saturday, November 2nd, RSU Native American Festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Centennial Center, RSU campus, free and open to the public, Indian taco dinner concessions available in afternoon
Saturday, November 2nd, 7 p.m., Dog Iron Awards Ceremony, presentation of Dog Iron Awards to winning films, Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium on campus of Rogers State University
Celebration of Will Rogers, November 4th, 1879 birth on an Oologah, Indian Territory Ranch. Full details on willrogers.com