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Oct
1
Tue
2019
all-day Designed by Nature-Sarah Rodefel...
Designed by Nature-Sarah Rodefel...
Oct 1 2019 – Jan 6 2020 all-day
Designed by Nature-Sarah Rodefeld photographs
“Designed by Nature,” featuring the fine art wildlife and landscape photography of Sarah Rodefeld of Maud, OK. Exhibit Oct. 1 – Jan. 6, 2020,  at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK. Sarah will[...]

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Aug
30
Fri
2019
Cowboy Youth Poetry Contest
Aug 30 @ 3:30 pm – Nov 1 @ 11:59 pm

 

It’s our 2nd annual Chisholm Trail Cowboy Youth Poetry Contest. Your original cowboy poem could earn you some cash!

Four categories: pre-K to 12th grade. Entries due by Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. Click here for all the details. Rules and Entry Forms

Pictured are two of the entries in the 2018 contest. More can be found on our Facebook page.

Diego Nunez  5-Ocean-Frias

Thanks to Woody Creek Ranch for sponsoring the cash prizes for this contest!  (Woody Creek Ranch was established in 1909, Bray, Oklahoma, and continues to be a thriving testament to the spirit of the cowboy. We appreciate their dedication to the Heritage Center and the cowboy way of life.

Thank you to Oklahoma Arts Council for making this educational program possible.

Sep
12
Thu
2019
Texoma Gives!
Sep 12 all-day

Texoma Gives is back! This one day fundraiser challenges you to give as little as $25 which can turn into big bucks for the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center. Donations are matched by awesome donors in “prizes” throughout the day. Will your $25 be matched with $100 or $1000 or more!? You will have to click to find out!

Nov
28
Thu
2019
Closed Thanksgiving Day
Nov 28 all-day
Closed Thanksgiving Day

We will be closed all day, Thursday, November 28, 2019 so that our staff may enjoy the holiday with their families and friends. We hope you will shop with us on Friday, November 29, when we open for regular hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Remember – shop local & the bonus is you avoid the crowds and find unique gifts!

Jan
9
Thu
2020
Exhibit – Painted Ladies, Watercolors of Friendship
Jan 9 – Feb 27 all-day

Painted Ladies, Watercolors of Friendship

Featuring the art of Lou Baggett, Glenna Pace, Barb Nelson and the late Jean Rich, will be on display, Jan. 9 – Feb. 27, 2020, at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK. Watercolors, collaborations, pastels and more will be on display, created by these women during nearly a decade of friendship. They met weekly to paint, until the death of Rich in 2017. They still continue to create art, participate in workshops and show their work. A reception will be 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

 

 

Apr
4
Sat
2020
Cowboys and Cobbler Throwdown @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cowboys and Cobbler Throwdown @ Chisholm Trail Heritage Center

Cowboys and Cobbler Throwdown

Cowboys and Cobbler Throwdown is a new event coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, Saturday, April 4, 2020. This tasty, fun fundraiser is open to all cowboys, cattle queens, and of course, bakers, youth ages 8-18; and adults, 19 and older.

Bakers must enter their own home-cooked cobbler. Bakers are limited to two different recipes. Dutch oven cobblers, large casserole and deep dish cobblers are all acceptable, but pies will not be accepted. There is no entry fee.

Non-monetary prizes to be awarded in several different categories, including an overall People’s Choice award. Tickets for tasting will be sold for $1 each. The cobbler with the most tickets will win the People’s Choice award.

Entertainment throughout the day will include cowboy performers Gary S. Pratt of Davis, and Jay Snider of Cyril, and flutist Duane Paul of Duncan. There will be opportunities throughout the day for cowboy poetry performances. For information, contact Leah or Toni at the Heritage Center, (580) 252-6692.

Jul
2
Thu
2020
“The Long Hard Ride: A Commemoration of the Chisholm Trail”
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm

“The Long Hard Ride: A Commemoration of the Chisholm Trail” – an installation exhibition by Oklahoma leather artist, Jim Weaver.

Weaver’s exhibition will feature new work, with nearly a dozen large-scale leather hides displayed in the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center’s main exhibit room. Extensive research by the artist has included visual and written references of the 1870s cattle drives, drovers’ journals and geography, which will be the focus of this exhibit. Using his leather craft skills, Weaver is known for telling a story of history, and how humans are dependent upon the earth.

“Geographically, the scene will begin in San Antonio and end at the railroad stockyards in Abilene, Kansas,” Weaver said. His exhibit will include, the extreme weather conditions faced along the trail, topography and more. His work has been featured in The Paseo Arts District, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Gallery, the Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory in Ada since 2016 as part of its 50th anniversary, and most recently in France, among numerous other places. The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition provided Weaver with a funding grant for this exhibit.

July 2 – Sept. 28, 2020 – Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, 1000 Chisholm Trail Pkwy, Duncan, OK 73533

Photo: Jim Weaver researching the archives at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.