Smithsonian Exhibit at Har-Ber Village

Volunteers and staff at Har-Ber Village in Grove will the traveling Smithsonian Exhibit, The Way We Worked, from Saturday, March 25 to Monday, May 8, at the museum.

A VIP reception for members will take place from 4:30 to 7 p.m., on Friday, March 24. Reservations are required.

Har-Ber Village is a living history museum. Located at 4404 West 20th Street, outside of Grove, the museum will open for the 2017 season on March 18. The new hours will include 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday to Monday. It will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Admission is $10 for adults; $7.50 for seniors 62 and above; $5 for children 6 to 13; and under 6 and members free. For more information, persons interested may call 918-786-3488, or visit

Murder at the Speakeasy

Members of the Jay Educational Foundation will host "Murder at the Speakeasy: The Death Of Legendary Mob Kingpin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Bulldog Arena.

Tickets are $20, and a table of 10 is $200. Proceeds from the dinner theatre will benefit the Jay Educational Foundation scholarship fund for graduates of Jay High School. Tickets are available for purchase at Grand Savings Bank, Jay, and Arvest Bank, Jay.


Members of the Grove Educational Foundation for Excellence will host the annual GEFEE Gala at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at the Grove Civic Center, 1702 South Main, Grove.

Tickets are $90 each, and available at local banks. A table of 10 may be reserved for $875 by calling Nate Pitts at 479-925-0695.

6th Annual Grand Dam Run

Runners, walkers and joggers alike are encouraged to take part in the Sixth Annual Grand Dam Run, sponsored by the South Grand Lake Lions Club.

The race, a Cherokee Nation Wings Program race, will take place on Saturday, April 1, with all proceeds benefiting the South Grand Lake Lions Scholarship Program and the Veterans Honor Plaza.

Registration may be found online at or by emailing for details.

Cost is $25 for the 5K and $20 for the fun run. Participants will receive a white long sleeved tech shirt.

Early packet picket takes place from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, March 31, at First Christian Church in Langley. Same day registration begins at 7 a.m., on site. The fun run takes off at 8 a.m., and the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. Wings entry deadline is Wednesday, March 22. The race will begin at the Veterans Honor Plaza at 220 West Cherokee Avenue, Langley.

For more information, persons interested may contact Amy DeVore at 918-915-0464 or Sheryl Hicks at 918-636-0088.

Jay Chamber Banquet

Members of the Jay Chamber of Commerce will host the annual chamber banquet at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 6, at Bulldog Arena, on the campus of Jay High School, Jay.

Miss Oklahoma 2016 Sarah Klein will serve as the guest speaker. Tickets for the catered meal are $30 in advance.

Tickets are available at Grand Savings Bank or Arvest Bank in Jay. Parties with six or more tickets, can request to sit together at the same table. To purchase a table of 10,persons interested may contact Janet Barber at the Jay Chamber of Commerce at 918-253-4345.

First Friday Wine Share

The first Friday Wine Share will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Cloudpants Studio & Gallery, 26428 S. Highway 125, at the entrance of Monkey Island.

Participants are asked to bring their favorite bottle of wine. Singles may bring a bottle every other month, couples are asked to bring one per month. Participants are also asked to bring their own wine glass and an appetizer to share.

This month's event will feature a silent auction to benefit the Oklahoma MS Society and include musical entertainment. Participants are asked to come "prepared to dance."

For more information about the wine share, persons interested may contact Teresa Poindexter at 918-964-9799 or, or call 918-786-9888.

Vendors sought for Rodeo Miami

Event organizers are seeking vendors for Rodeo Miami, the seven-time ACRA Rodeo of the Year.

The rodeo will be at the Miami Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6, 2017.

Food vendor space is available for $350 for the weekend. Non-food vendor space is available for $250 for the weekend.

Application Forms may be picked up at the Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), located at 111 North Main Street. Those interested can also contact officials with the CVB at 918-542-4435 to receive forms via email or by fax. Application and payment deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28.

Rodeo Miami 2017 is being produced by Rodeo Miami Inc. This highly anticipated event is being made possible through the partnership of the Ottawa County Fair Board, City of Miami, Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and Rodeo Miami, Inc.

For more information about Rodeo Miami 2017, contact the Miami CVB or follow Rodeo Miami on facebook for event updates.