Spring Break events at museum and birthplace ranch

Five afternoons of fun and games and learning about the wit and wisdom of Will Rogers are in store for children 17 years and younger during spring break March 16-20. Activities are set 1-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Tuesday and Thursday at the Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch near Oologah.

Admission is free, thanks to a donation from Win and Kay Ingersoll. Advance registration is not required.

Behind the scenes tours of nooks and crannies not generally open to the public will be at the Claremore Museum on Monday and Birthplace Ranch on Tuesday.

Hands-On-Historians will be demonstrating 19th Century crafts on Monday. Aviation is the topic for Wednesday with the Air Evac helicopter landing on the Museum grounds. Friday will focus on movies and movie posters. Sunshine Smith, Will Rogers Film Festival Dog Iron Award winner, will demonstrate making of a film.

Peddle pull, kid tractor pulling, will beat the ranch on Tuesday. Thursday will be stick pony races and polo on foot with junior mallets.

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