What's Happening

Saturday, April 20

Start your engines! Your lawn mower engines, that is, because you need to get down to the Will Rogers Downs for the 2019 Lawn Mower Races! The practice laps will begin at approximately 5:00 PM, followed by the heat races, then featured races. Those who wish to be in the pit area during the races, must be registered (signed release waivers, etc.) before 4:30 PM. If you are interested in participating in the lawn mower races, contact Harold McDonald at (918) 695-1305.

The Claremore MotorHeads invite you to take part in the Talimena Cruise. Drivers meeting at the Rogers County Courthouse at 10 a.m. followed by a 400 mile, 7 hour road trip. There will be stops for pictures along the way as wall as a stop for dinner in Talihina, Oklahoma.

Monday, April 22

The Genealogy Volunteers are at the Will Rogers Library on Mondays from 3:00-7:00 p.m. to assist patrons researching their family history, including Native American research, and research to assist those wishing to apply for membership in the DAR. Also, see our volunteer, Barbra, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. to learn how to download and use a free genealogy program.

Join Virgil Lampton’s Adult Art Class from 6-8 p.m. each Monday at the First Presbyterian Church Life Center. For more information call 918-341-7867.

Tuesday, April 23

Will Rogers Library will be closed for re-carpeting.

Join Virgil Lampton’s Children Art Class from 4-5 p.m. each Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church Life Center. For more information call 918-341-7867.

The Progress Book Club’s book for April is “This is Me” by Chrissy Metz -- a faith inspired memoir that alternates beteen autobiography, instruction and inspiration. Join us at 6 p.m. at the Claremore Progress, 315 W. Will Rogers Blvd.

Wednesday, April 24

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Job opportunities and skills training available for free. Reboot Rebuild Rogers County will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Rogers State University Carolyn Taylor Center.

Thursday, April 25

Legacy Christian School Auction, Art Show and Talent Show will be from 6-8 p.m. at the Claremore First Baptist Church Worship Center. Donation Items Accepted.

Rogers County Free Medical Clinic is open to persons living in the county who are without insurance, such as Medicare, Medicaid, Sooner Care, or others, and who would otherwise not have access or be able to afford medical care. Clinics are held at the Rogers County Health Department starting at 6 p.m. and consultations and patients seen are on a first come, first served basis.

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Claremore's Permit Free Garage Sale Weekend will be April 25-28. A garage sale permit is not required and Utilities Department does not provide signs during this period. The Claremore Code of Ordinances regarding signs still applies and fines will be issued for failure to comply.

Are you a fan of Dolly Parton? Then come see 9 to 5 the Musical, with music and lyrics by the Backwoods Barbie and performed by the Claremore High School choir and drama.Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Robson Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, $10 for students. Call the ticket office at 918-923-4290.

It’s that time of year again for Woolly Weekend at Shepherd’s Cross! From 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. enjoy multiple events at this “sheep to shawl” festival including children activities, visiting the farm animal barn and petting the animals, short course fiber classes, a tour of the bible garden and so much more! This is an event you and your family won’t want to miss! For questions, contact Shepherd’s Cross at (918) 342-5911.

Friday, April 26

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Claremore's Permit Free Garage Sale Weekend will be April 25-28. A garage sale permit is not required and Utilities Department does not provide signs during this period. The Claremore Code of Oridinacnes regarding signs still applies and fines will be issued for failure to comply.

Come out to the Green Country Classic Ranch Rodeo at the Claremore Expo Center to enjoy two nights of ranch rodeo events, tradeshow and more! It's free to come out and shop the tradeshow but you'll have to purchase tickets to attend the nightly ranch rodeo performances. Tickets for that event are $5 at the door.

Are you a fan of Dolly Parton? Then come see 9 to 5 the Musical, with music and lyrics by the Backwoods Barbie and performed by the Claremore High School choir and drama.Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Robson Perfor­ming Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, $10 for students. Call the ticket office at 918-923-4290.

It’s that time of year again for Woolly Weekend at Shepherd’s Cross! From 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. enjoy multiple events at this “sheep to shawl” festival including children activities, visiting the farm animal barn and petting the animals, short course fiber classes, a tour of the bible garden and so much more! This is an event you and your family won’t want to miss! For questions, contact Shepherd’s Cross at (918) 342-5911.

Head to the Will Rogers Memorial Museum for Will Rogers Movie Night on Friday, April 26th. This movie night will feature Will Rogers in “Connecticut Yankee.” Doors will open at 6:30 PM and the movie will begin at 7:00 PM. Admission is FREE and attendees can enjoy free popcorn and drinks during the film. For more information about this event, contact will Will Rogers Memorial Museum at (918) 341-0719. Will Rogers Movie Nights take place on the last Friday of each month.

Saturday, April 27

Come one and come all to the Rogers County Adult Day Center Pancake Breakfast at Claremore Elks Lodge. From 7-10 a.m., $6 gets you all you can eat pancakes. Proceeds benefit the Rogers County Adult Day Center.

Sip, Savor & Shop! Taste of Claremore will return to Historic Downtown Claremore from 6-8 p.m. Advance tickets will go on sale beginning of April. Enjoy sampling from restaurants and wineries, live entertainment and MORE! Tickets are now on sale at all participating locations for $12 in advance or $15 day of the event. Don’t wait to get yours – tickets are limited. For more information about this event, contact Claremore Main Street at (918) 341-5881 or the Claremore Chamber of Commerce at (918) 341-2818.

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Claremore's Permit Free Garage Sale Weekend will be April 25-28. A garage sale permit is not required and Utilities Department does not provide signs during this period. The Claremore Code of Oridinacnes regarding signs still applies and fines will be issued for failure to comply.

Come out to the Green Country Classic Ranch Rodeo at the Claremore Expo Center to enjoy two nights of ranch rodeo events, tradeshow and more! It's free to come out and shop the tradeshow but you'll have to purchase tickets to attend the nightly ranch rodeo performances. There will be a Junior Ranch Rodeo competition Saturday morning at 11 am. Tickets for that event are $5 at the door.

Are you a fan of Dolly Parton? Then come see 9 to 5 the Musical, with music and lyrics by the Backwoods Barbie and performed by the Claremore High School choir and drama.Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Robson Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, $10 for students. Call the ticket office at 918-923-4290.

You’re invited to attend Habitat for Humanity’s Open House! This event will take place at the ReStore location at 202 N. Owalla Ave. Flowers will be on sale for a fundraiser as well as additional items at the ReStore. Attendees can also enjoy sno-cones from Patsy’s Sno-Cones throughout the day. This Open House will take place from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. All procees go to build houses in the community.

It’s that time of year again for Woolly Weekend at Shepherd’s Cross! From 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. enjoy multiple events at this “sheep to shawl” festival including children activities, visiting the farm animal barn and petting the animals, short course fiber classes, a tour of the bible garden and so much more! This is an event you and your family won’t want to miss! For questions, contact Shepherd’s Cross at (918) 342-5911.

Sunday, April 28

Sip, Savor & Shop! Taste of Claremore will return to Historic Downtown Claremore from 6-8 p.m. Advance tickets will go on sale beginning of April. Enjoy sampling from restaurants and wineries, live entertainment and MORE! For more information about this event, contact Claremore Main Street at (918) 341-5881 or the Claremore Chamber of Commerce at (918) 341-2818.

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Monday, April 29

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Tuesday, April 30

Will Rogers Library will be closed for re-carpeting.

Will Rogers Pop-up Library will be at the Claremore Community Center from 10 a.m. to noon.Most library titles will be available.

Wednesday, May 1

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Join the Will Rogers Library for story time at Gazebo Park. Baby story time, for children 0-3 and parents, features rhymes and songs from 9:30-10 a.m. Story time for ages 3-5 runs from 10-10:30 a.m.

Friday, May 3

Will Rogers Library will be closed for re-carpeting.

Will Rogers Pop-up Library will be at the Claremore Community Center from 1 to 2:45 p.m.. Most library titles will be available.

Teach your kitten the world is a wonderful place at Kitten Kindergarten! Kittens are so delightful because of their antics, their bravery and curiosity. In this class, owners will learn how to use those traits to help your kitten grow up brave, friendly and happy! Help your kitten learn to travel calmly, happily meet visitors, visit the vet fearlessly, accept routine grooming and MORE! Three weekly classes will take place on Fridays from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM at Tails A Wagn’ located at 1199 W. Country Club Rd. May 3,10, and 17. Admission is only $60.00 for the course and materials. Attendees will need to bring the following items: a kitten 8-12 weeks old that has had its first vaccinations, treats, airline-style cat carrier, a towel or small blanket from home to line the carrier. Register today by calling Kitty Ps and Qs at (918) 237-5248 or Tails A Wagn’ at (918) 341-1599.

Saturday, May 4

Kentucky Derby Day at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs.

High Noon Wild West Shoot Out at J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum.

Will Rogers Classic Jackpot Cattle Show at the Claremore Expo Center.

Monday, May 6

Will Rogers Library will be closed for re-carpeting.

The Genealogy Volunteers are avaialable on Mondays from 3:00-7:00 p.m. to assist patrons researching their family history, including Native American research, and research to assist those wishing to apply for membership in the DAR. Also, see our volunteer, Barbra, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. to learn how to download and use a free genealogy program.

Regularly scheduled Claremore City Council meeting.

Tuesday, May 7

Will Rogers Library will be closed for re-carpeting.

Will Rogers Pop-up Library will be at the Claremore Community Center from 10 a.m. to noon.Most library titles will be available.

Join the Will Rogers Square Dance Club on the first and third Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. at the Claremore American Legion, for square and line dancing fun. For more information call Ellen and Tom Brewer at 918-630-0797 or Don and Dell Williams at 918-520-7890.

Wednesday, May 8

Will Rogers Library closed for re-carpeting.

Join the Will Rogers Library for story time at Gazebo Park. Baby story time, for children 0-3 and parents, features rhymes and songs from 9:30-10 a.m. Story time for ages 3-5 runs from 10-10:30 a.m.

Friday, May 10

Will Rogers Library will be closed for re-carpeting.

Will Rogers Pop-up Library will be at the Claremore Community Center from 1 to 2:45 p.m.. Most library titles will be available.

Mark your calendars for Claremore Chamber Eggs & Issues! This event will provide Chamber members the opportunity to hear about public policy issues directly from our elected officials. There will be an informal panel discussion and update on the current legislative session. This event will take place at the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. Breakfast will be served and there is no cost to attend. Let us know you will be attending by calling (918) 341-2818 or e-mail jeni@claremore.org.

Monday, May 13

Will Rogers Library re-opens.

The Genealogy Volunteers are at the Will Rogers Library on Mondays from 3:00-7:00 p.m. to assist patrons researching their family history, including Native American research, and research to assist those wishing to apply for membership in the DAR. Also, see our volunteer, Barbra, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. to learn how to download and use a free genealogy program.

Tuesday, May 14

Join the Will Rogers Library for creativity, calm and conversation with the Adult Coloring Club! We'll provide coloring sheets and pencils, or you may bring your own. Come to the library and color yourself calm at 11 a.m. Adults 18+ only please.

Wednesday, May 15

Join the Will Rogers Library for story time. Baby story time, for children 0-3 and parents, features rhymes and songs from 9:30-10 a.m. Story time for ages 3-5 runs from 10-10:30 a.m.

Monday, May 20

The Genealogy Volunteers are at the Will Rogers Library on Mondays from 3:00-7:00 p.m. to assist patrons researching their family history, including Native American research, and research to assist those wishing to apply for membership in the DAR. Also, see our volunteer, Barbra, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. to learn how to download and use a free genealogy program.

Regularly scheduled Claremore City Council meeting.

The 73rd Annual Will Rogers Stampede Rodeo Week kicks off in Claremore with a declaration by Mayor Bill Flanagan at 6 p.m.

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