Claremore Daily Progress

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September 23, 2011

It's Happening - Sept. 24 -30


Benefit barbecue dinner, 5-8 p.m., at Foyil Assembly of God. Dinner includes choice of brisket, pork, smoked sausage, hot links, and sides. Two-meat choice, $10; three-meat choice, $12; children 3-12, half price. Call-in orders accepted: (918) 343-0068. Proceeds benefit building fund.

Eastern Hills Baptist Church 3rd Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the church located off Highway 20, one mile north of Will Rogers Downs. Booth space available for $25. Information: (918) 740-6973 or Free and open to the public.

Rogers County Historical Society’s “The Great Gatsby Gala” fundraiser, 7-10 p.m., at the Will Rogers Memorial. Entertainment by J.T. & the Big Band, dancing on the terrace, samples of local cuisine. Prizes awarded for best period costume. Cost: $25 per couple or $15 per person. Advance tickets available at the Belvidere Mansion.

There will be no September Angel Food distribution at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. Information: (918) 341-5435.

Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club meeting, 1 p.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1310 N. Sioux. Those interested in working on Club Shawls or practicing Indian signing of the Lord’s Prayer is welcome to come at 11 a.m.

Claremore Wildcats Special Olympic Softball Team practices every Saturday, 10 a.m., at Walnut Park. New players and partners must attend. Information: Coach Jason, (918) 859-7159, or Coach Sandy, (918) 760-9620.

Claremore Farmers’ Market, 7 a.m. to noon or sellout each Saturday, at the northeast corner of the Claremore Expo Center parking lot. Information: Ken Steele, (918) 343-8923.

Eden Mennonite Church’s Country Festival, 8 a.m. (breakfast from 7:30-9) to 2 p.m. Live and silent auctions, bake sale, attractions and demonstrations, entertainment, children’s activities and more. Information: (918) 543-2739 or

Foyil Baptist Church Clothing Ministry gives away free clothing every Saturday, 9-11 a.m.

Jam session and dance, 7-10 p.m., at the Claremore VFW, 1717 Dupont. Bring a covered dish. Admission, $2 (free for musicians); children under 18 free (must be accompanied by a parent).

Arts & Crafts Festival and 4th Annual Route 66 Cruisers Car Show, beginning at 8 a.m., at Claremore Lake. Vendor spaces, $20. Information: (918) 663-9282 or

High School ROTC car wash at Westlake Ace Hardware, 9 a.m to 1 p.m. The students will be raising money for summer leadership camps.

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