August is a fun-filled month in Claremore, on August 3 start your morning off at the Claremore Expo Center for the 2 Hip Chicks Roadshow. This traveling event will bring you the latest in fashion, crafts, (salvaged, upcycled and repurposed furniture) good ole junk, & much more from 9 am to 4 pm! For more information call (918) 342-5357 or visit their twohipchicksroadshow.com.
National Night Out is on August 6 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. National Night Out is a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. So, head on out to the Claremore Lake Park Splash Pad and don’t forget your lawn chairs! There will be free food, soft drinks, water and sno cones. Listen to Travis Kidd while the kids play on the bounce houses and enjoy other activities. For more information call 918-341-1212.
Come watch more than 100 small planes fly-in and land on the 2,000-ft grass airstrip at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch for the Will Rogers Wiley Post Fly-In August 10 at 7:30 am. This action-packed event celebrates Will Rogers and Wiley Post's many contributions to aviation. Bring your own lawn chairs, talk to the pilots and see their planes up close. For more information call (918) 341-0719 or visit willrogers.com.
Family Day at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch this month will be August 17 1 pm to 3 pm. The first 20 participants can make and take home their own toolbox. The day will include demonstrations and hands on activities giving visitors a little insight on a day at the ranch. For more information call (918) 341-0719 or visit willrogers.com.
Start your engines!! On August 17 Will Rogers Downs will host the lawnmower Races! The practice laps will begin at approximately 5 pm, followed by the heat races, then featured races. For more information call (918) 283-8800 or visit their cherokeecasino.com.
Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Sale is Saturday and Sunday August 24th -25th from 10 am to 8 pm and Monday August 26th from 10 am to 3 pm at the Claremore Expo Center. Thousands of items including furniture, toys, clothing, and baby gear at huge discounts. For more information call (918) 342-5357 or visit their owasso.rhealana.com for presale opportunities.
Head to downtown Thursday August 29 for Food Truck Thursday, our seasonal monthly food truck and shopping event! Come check out the live music, different food trucks and local shops, as well, as new vendors each month from 6 pm to 9 pm! For more information call (918) 341-5881. Many merchants stay open for late night shopping downtown. Don’t forget to visit the museums, Museum City presents Night at the Museum, all museums will have free admission from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Join the Will Rogers Museum of History as they host their monthly Movie Night at the Museum in the newly renovated theatre. Doors to the museum will open August 30 at 6:30 pm movie will begin at 7 pm. Drinks and popcorn are provided for guest to enjoy while watching a Will Rogers Film. For more information call (918) 341-0719 or visit willrogers.com.
Stop by the Rogers County Farmers Market, located outside the Museum of History on Saturdays in June to hear live music under the gazebo from 9am - 11am Grab fresh produce like, local honey, eggs, baked goods, Oklahoma Wine and try some wonderfully prepared food by local vendors. You don't want to miss this great family-friendly event! Don’t forget take a tour of Claremore’s Museum of History before you leave!