July 1 – 7: Camera Classics

Tues – Sat 11am – 4pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  Cameras are in effect photography’s workhorses, there to perform functions that fulfill their operators’ visions and values.  This exhibition looks at cameras from a different perspective, as objects of design, intended to please the eye as well as make images.  This exhibit will be on display through July 7, 2018.

 

July 2: Monday Writers

6:30 – 7:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library 1107 S. Duck St.  A new satellite group of Stillwater Writers this groups' focus is on the Art & Craft of Writing: writing well, finding markets, resources, etc.  For additional information, contact Judith Sexton at 405-743-1965, or email Sherrill Lewis at: thebeadranch@aol.com

 

July 4: Independence Day

 

July 4: Catchapalooza

6:00 -11:00 am, Lake McMurtry, West Side Recreation Area, 20385 Bronco Curve. Families will have the opportunity to fish the scenic waters of Lake McMurtry. The tournament is a great way to engage in the sport of fishing and learn how participation enhances fishing conservation. All proceeds benefit the non-profit Lake McMurtry Friends Inc. Click here for more details.

 

July 4: July 4th Park n Play

10:00 am - 8:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Enjoy some (air conditioned) family time in the museum before you head to the fireworks show. We will be open extended hours until 8pm, offering half price admission after 5:00 pm (members and Summer WONDER Pass holders are free as usual). Parking is free and a peaceful walk through nearby Kameoka Trail will lead you right to Boomer Blast. Special 4th of July crafts are included with your half price admission or membership. Make your own paper roll fireworks or watercolor painting to celebrate the 4th!

 

July 4: Independence Day Concert

8:30 - 9:30 pm, Boomer Lake Park. Join Stillwater Community Band at Boomer Lake just before the fireworks begin for an evening full of great music, good food, and a spectacular fireworks show! We will be performing between the playgrounds and tennis court. Hope to see you there!

 

July 4: Chickasaw Boomer Blast Fireworks Show

9:35 pm, Boomer Lake Park and Surrounding Areas. Make plans to celebrate Independence Day this year at the free Chickasaw Boomer Blast Fourth of July Fireworks Show presented by the City of Stillwater. The 20-minute fireworks show begins at 9:35 pm. This year fireworks will shoot from Lakeview bridge, and guests can watch the show from Stillwater High School Pioneer Stadium, which opens at 8:00 pm. Boomer Lake Park will be open to pedestrians on Wednesday, July 4; however, the park will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at noon July 4. Guests can bring lawn chairs, play at the splash pad and watch the fireworks from inside the park. Parking is available at Pioneer Stadium, Cimarron Plaza and along public streets. Also, a shuttle service to the park will be provided. Shuttles service will be available to and from the Pioneer Stadium to Boomer Lake's south entrance on Lakeview. Shuttle rides will begin at 7:00 pm. Learn more about Chickasaw Boomer Blast and how you can Adopt a Boom to contribute to the show at http://stillwater.org/news/view/id/97

 

July 5: National Alliance on Mental Illness Meeting

7:00 pm, First Presbyterian Church, 524 S. Duncan. NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) North-Central Affiliate, meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month. NAMI is a national organization that provides education, advocacy, and support for family members of people who have been diagnosed with a brain-based mental illness. Call Dianne (533-5365) or Lou Ann (742-2650) for more information.

 

July 6: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

July 6: 12th Annual Cool Classics Concert Series

7:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St.  Appassionata Viola & Harp Duo featuring Jeff Cowan on viola and Jill Wiebe on harp will be the first performance of the Series. The concert will be followed by a reception hosted by the members of the Stillwater Arts & Humanities. Each concert starts at 7:30, but it is wise to arrive early to ensure a seat. The museum, located on the lower level, will also be open late for exhibit viewing until each concert starts. The series is supported through a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council.

 

July 7: TBG Open House & Train Garden

9:00 am – 3:00 pm, The Botanic Garden at OSU, 3300 W. 6th St. Come explore the new and exciting additions to the garden. Ambassadors will be in the garden to welcome you and answer your gardening questions. The West Virginia avenue entrance will be open for additional parking. This event is open to the public. Admission is free, but donations are always gratefully accepted. All ages will be mesmerized by the train chugging along the track in our G-scale Model Train Garden. Bring the kids out to enjoy this fun and unique garden and stop by and visit the Children’s garden as well! The train will run weather permitting from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

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July 10 – 24: Watercolor & Doodling

Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St.  Watercolor with doodling is very popular these days as anyone with or without much skill in watercolor painting can easily get their hands on it.  All you need is some sketching practice along with the motivation to create.  We hope this class will inspire you to take your doodling to the next level.  Class fee $10 members, $15 non-members; all supplies included. Click here for more information.

 

July 10 - 31: Introduction to Pottery - Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Instruction will include students’ skills in the areas of general properties of clay, hand building, throwing on the wheel and glazing. The objective is not to make pieces to take home, rather allowing you to get your hands dirty and feeling what it's like! Pottery is a very physical and hands-on art form that many have yet to fall in love with. (prerequisite for Adult Pottery and ceramics open studio). Click here for more information.

 

July 10 - 31: Handwriting Cursive Basics

Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. If you are tired of your kids handwriting or they want to be able to read yours, this is the class for you! Handwriting is a lost art, but we have found the perfect instructor to bring back to life. Enroll your child, and you can join too, for this basic introduction to Cursive handwriting.  Warning this is not the same method as Handwriting without Tears. Stephen is a IAMPETH member and brings new structure to teaching handwriting. For students 10yrs old - 14yrs old (parents may stay and learn too). Click here for more information.

 

July 10: Tuesday Gardening Series – Growing Tomatoes

6:00 – 7:30 pm, The Botanic Gardens at OSU, 3300 W. 6th St.  Can't decide which tomato variety to grow?  Come to this TGS and decide which tastes best to you.  Attendees are welcome to bring their home-grown tomatoes to compare!  The Tuesday Gardening Series is a FREE, hands-on program available for the Stillwater Community and surrounding area.  Please contact the Extension Office in advance if you plan to attend, so they can be adequately prepared.  Contact Keith Reed (keith.reed@okstate.edu) or call 405-747-8320.

 

July 11 – 14: Sooner State Dairy Show

Payne County Expo Center, 4518 Expo Center East.  All exhibitors are required to bring an auction item.  Please remember all the benefits of the auction (silent and live) are distributed to the exhibitors Saturday during the show.  Out of state exhibitors are welcome to participate.  An entry fee of $20.00 per head is required if postmarked by July 1, 2018. The entry fee per head then rises to $30.00 per head after July 1, 2018.  There is a google doc for online entry.  Be sure and check the box that says “out of state exhibitor”  Although it is not required for IN STATE exhibitors to pre enter, it would really speed up the process of entering.  There is a google doc for pre entry process.  We appreciate your help!

 

July 11 - August 1: Introduction to Pottery - Wednesdays

Wednesdays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Instruction will include students’ skills in the areas of general properties of clay, hand building, throwing on the wheel and glazing. The objective is not to make pieces to take home, rather allowing you to get your hands dirty and feeling what it's like! Pottery is a very physical and hands-on art form that many have yet to fall in love with. (prerequisite for Adult Pottery and ceramics open studio). Click here for more information.

 

July 11 - August 29: Pottery with Buck Dollarhide

Wednesdays, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. This eight week session provides students already familiar with making functional forms such as cylinders and bowls that have experience in beginning wheel throwing. Students will continue to hone their skills by learning techniques such as making lidded vessels, adding texture, and furthering their knowledge with clay. Buck has over 30 years of pottery experience to share with students at any level. 
On the last day of class there will be a potluck and show and tell about your finished pieces. Click here for more information.

 

July 12 - 26: Watercolor Bookmarks

Thursdays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. This class will certainly boost up your watercolor skills with some simple techniques. We will be painting nature on small pieces of paper with vibrant colors of your choice. Motivation and lots of practice will certainly help you nurture your inner talent. You can come every Thursday or one at a time, it's up to you, what works with your schedule. Click here for more information.

 

July 12: Trombone Shorty Sound Celebration

10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Make your own music just like Trombone Shorty at our Sound Celebration! In honor of National Summer Learning Day on July 12, we are celebrating New Orleans culture, following your dreams, and making musical SOUND. Click here for more details. 

 

July 12: Artist Talk with Betty Busby

6:00 pm, Stillwater Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  In association with Layered Voices, join us for a guest lecture by visiting artist Betty Busby.  Free and open to the public.  No RSVP required.

 

July 13: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

July 13: 12th Annual Cool Classics Concert Series

7:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St.  A new addition to this year’s series will be a performance by the OK Strings. This group was put together by Kaleb Benda and is accompanied by Jose Batty, Cheyenne Rains, Scotty Scott, Ryan Kyker, and Maria Marcos. This concert will be followed by a reception hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Each concert starts at 7:30, but it is wise to arrive early to ensure a seat. The museum, located on the lower level, will also be open late for exhibit viewing until each concert starts. The series is supported through a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council.

 

July 13: Summer Tea Tasting

7:00 – 9:00 pm, Simplicity and Co. Tea House, 112 W. 8th St.  It's the most refreshing tasting event we've hosted! Join us for our summer-themed tea tasting event - where all the teas we'll try will be iced!  We'll taste 5 types of teas + each person will go home with a gift!  Seats are $15 a person or $25 a couple.  Please RSVP here.

 

July 14: 2nd Saturday at OSU Museum of Art

11:00 am – 3:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  2nd Saturday provides free, hands-on art activities for visitors of all ages and abilities. It offers a variety of projects connected to the exhibitions on view.  Free and open to the public, no RSVP required.

 

July 14: Introduction to Photoshop Youth Workshop

11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. In this course students will learn how to create an event poster, flyer, or advertisement using Photoshop. The topics we will cover include: how to crop, cut, and merge images; how “layers” work; how to change colors, contrast, and the opacity of photos; and how to add and manipulate text. For ages 12 years and up. Click here for more information.

 

July 14: Crepe Paper Flowers

11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Learn the basic techniques for making beautiful crepe paper flowers.  In this course you will learn how to make three different flowers: roses, cherry blossoms and water flowers.  Makers will have the chance to get creative with their flowers by choosing colors, sizes and styles. For ages 13 and over. Click here for more information.

 

July 14: 2nd Saturday Children’s Exploration Series

2:00 – 3:00 pm, Sheerar Museum, 720 S. Duncan St.  2nd Saturday Children Exploration Series at the Stillwater History Museum was created to help make history fun and engaging for kids.  Each month's program is unique and provides an opportunity to explore a different historical theme.  All of the exploration programs are hands-on and are filled with new experiences that connect the past to the present in interactive ways!  Programs are best for kid's between 6-12 years old and admission is always free.

 

July 14: Richelle Sigrist – Live

8:00 pm, Tombstone Café, 704 S. Main St.  Grab your friends and head out to Tombstone Café for great live music!

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July 16 – 22: Eskimo Joe’s 43rd Anniversary Celebration

507 W. Elm St.  Come out and join Joe and Buffy to celebrate 43 years of Juke Joint Jumping with concerts and AWESOME food specials.  Visit https://eskimojoes.com/events?d=2018-07 for a full schedule of events.

 

July 16: Fairlawn Cemetery Preservation Society Meeting

1:oo pm, Fairlawn office, 1123 E. 6th Street. Please come if you are interested in early Stillwater history, OSU or OSU Athletics history, genealogy, honoring veterans, landscaping or design, fundraising, long-range planning, grant writing, community service, or working with a great group of friends!

 

July 17 – 19: Oklahoma State University “Big 3” Field Days

OSU Animal Science Arena, McElroy Rd & Dairy Rd.  Our Big 3 Field Days is the most time-honored summer field day in the country!  The three day event draws approximately 1,500 youth to OSU to participate in livestock judging and other educational events.  More than 100 awards and scholarships are given each year, including the Joe Hughes Memorial Traveling Trophy!

 

July 17: Stillwater Brewers’ League Monthly Meeting

7:00 – 9:30 pm, Iron Monk Brewery, 519 S. Husband St.  Homebrewers of Stillwater, Oklahoma is a small, friendly group of beer and mead enthusiasts, spanning the range from novices to professional brewers.  Learn how to brew, participate in our regular homebrew competitions, and become a certified beer judge at Iron Monk Brewery. Visit http://stillwaterhomebrew.wixsite.com/stwbrew for more information.

 

July 18 - 21: Crazy Days

See Participating Businesses for Hours. For as long as most of us can remember, Stillwater has hosted Crazy Days, a citywide sales event giving merchants an opportunity to clear out their seasonal stock and overstock items just in time for back-to-school shopping. Be sure to check with local businesses to see their unique offerings from sidewalk sales to special offers.

 

July 18: Making the Most of Retirement

1:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  All Stillwater-area retirees are invited to attend the meeting, which will be held in the 3rd Floor Reception Area at the Stillwater Public Library.  The speaker, Dr. Timothy Walker, pastor at First Baptist Church in Stillwater, will present information about the GriefShare program available at First Baptist Church.  More information about this special interest group, which is co-sponsored by the OSU Emeriti Association and the Stillwater Public Library, is available at http://retiredinstillwater.wordpress.com 

 

July 19: Crazy Days Shop and Play

10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Planning to shop Stillwater Crazy Days? The Oklahoma WONDERtorium will be offering Crazy Days child care during their Shop and Play event. Registration for the first child is $25, and $5 for each additional sibling. Spaces are limited, so sign up today. Click here for registration.

 

July 19: Classical Music Appreciation

6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  OSU’s Dr. Mark E. Perry, Asst. Professor of Ethnomusicology and Historical Musicology, explains music history and helps participants learn to appreciate the classics everyone should know.

 

July 20 – 21: POP-Up Art Shops

Fri 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Sat 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. The definition of a “pop-up shop” is a short-term, temporary retail event that is "here today, gone tomorrow".  Our plan is to Pop Up with ART every third Friday and Saturday of the month until September.  We are inviting up to fifteen different artists in all different media types to participate in our shops.  Pop-up Art Shops will happen in collaboration with Food Trucks and Tunes on Friday night and the Stillwater Farmers Market on Saturday.  Stay tuned for more information about participating artist.  If you are interested in participating as an artist please email us at infoartscenter@okstate.edu

 

July 20: Friday Food Trucks and Tunes

POSTPONED DUE TO EXCESSIVE HEAT. More details: http://ht.ly/ELju30l0P7g

 

July 20: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

July 20: 12th Annual Cool Classics Concert Series

7:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St. Tonight will be feature a performance by Perry Gethner on piano who will perform World War I era music.  This concert will be followed by a reception hosted by the Payne County Historical Society. Each concert starts at 7:30, but it is wise to arrive early to ensure a seat.  The museum, located on the lower level, will also be open late for exhibit viewing until each concert starts.  he series is supported through a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council.

 

July 21: Gypsy Glam Roadshow Crazy Days

9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Payne County Expo Center, 4518 Expo Circle.  Take part in Stillwater's Crazy Days weekend with this family friendly event.  This event will benefit United Way Stillwater.  There will be pop up shops, a car show, Oklahoma wineries, beer garten, a children’s area, food trucks, and live entertainment.  Live Performance by: Richelle Sigrist Entertainment by: Dr. Kelley's Family Friendly Interactive Yoga Circus- Hands on performances including, juggling, plate spinning, balancing, snake interaction, hula-hoops, and more.

 

July 21: TBG Open House & Train Garden

9:00 am – 3:00 pm, The Botanic Garden at OSU, 3300 W. 6th St. Come explore the new and exciting additions to the garden. Ambassadors will be in the garden to welcome you and answer your gardening questions. The West Virginia avenue entrance will be open for additional parking. This event is open to the public. Admission is free, but donations are always gratefully accepted. All ages will be mesmerized by the train chugging along the track in our G-scale Model Train Garden. Bring the kids out to enjoy this fun and unique garden and stop by and visit the Children’s garden as well! The train will run weather permitting from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.

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July 23: Missoula Children’s Theatre Auditions: Gulliver’s Travels

10:00 am – 12:00 Noon, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  Children entering first through 12th grade are invited to audition for the original Missoula Children’s Theatre rendition of "Gulliver's Travels."  There is no charge to students to participate in this activity.  Students wishing to audition must arrive by the scheduled start time and stay for the entire two-hour session.  The first rehearsal begins about 15-30 minutes after the audition.  This is a group audition, so no advance preparation is necessary.  Only students who can participate every day beginning Monday, July 23 through the following Saturday should audition.  There is no guarantee that everyone who auditions will be cast in the play.  Rehearsals are every day from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Although not all cast members will be needed at every session, those auditioning must have a clear schedule for the entire week and, if selected, be able to attend all rehearsals required for their role.  Two performances will be held Saturday, July 28 at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center’s Winfrey Houston Theater. Cast members will be called for dress rehearsal before the performance that day.

 

July 24: 2018 Women’s Professional Council

11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Stillwater Community Center, 315 W. 8th Ave.  The Women's Professional Council is designed to inspire, support and empower professional businesswomen of all ages by offering networking and educational opportunities that allow women to be their best self and excel in their chosen career path.  The council organizes speakers on topics relating to women's health, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, leadership, management, politics and balance living.  Betti Coffey understands the top challenges leaders face today!  The workforce is changing.  Expectations are increasing.  Leaders are scrambling just to keep up!  Like you, Betti knows that organizational changes are frustrating… and it’s only getting worse.  But Betti also knows the secret to transforming complicated challenges into positive MOMENTUM!  Our next speaker is a Business Growth Leader, International Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Coach and Author, Betti Coffey.  With over 30 years of executive leadership expertise, working with many Fortune 500 Companies, Betti uses her knowledge to help clients become the Catalyst Leaders that will energize and ignite their success both personally and professionally!  

 

July 24: Summer Speaker Event

6:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church Library, 6th and Duck. Don't miss Coping Through Positivity presented by Carol Challenger Ph.D, CT of Oklahoma State University Counseling. For more information contact Stillwater DBSA - Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, Karen 405-624-1518.

 

July 26: MORGAN @ Iron Monk Taproom

7:30 pm, Iron Monk Brewery, 519 S. Husband St.  

 

July 27 – 28: Safe Sitter Classes

Friday 12:00 - 5:15 pm, Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Participants must be 11-15 years of age by June 1, 2018 or have completed 5th grade. The Oklahoma WONDERtorium has partnered with Stillwater Medical Center to offer the nationally recognized Safe Sitter babysitting training for youth. Course content includes: safety skills, child care skills, first aid and rescue skills, life and business skills. Click here for registration and more information.

 

July 27 – 29: MOAB 2018

Recurring daily, AMP Motocross Park, 4414 W. Lone Chimney Rd.  MOAB is back again this year! We have added several new events to make 2018 even better. SxS, ATV, and Motorcycle Racing on Saturday (MX and Short Course) and Sunday (GP).  Plus so many fun events for riders and spectators to enjoy.  Included in admission events include: SxS Paintball, Friday night SxS race, huge inflatable water slide, mud pit for SxS, Jeep, ATV playing, water balloon dodge ball in the mud pit, fishing ponds, downhill barbie jeep racing on Saturday, and so much more...Join us Saturday evening for our Cajun Boil Cookout!  Only $10 a plate to enjoy all of your favorites!  A fun event for the whole family!

 

July 27: Cowboy Football 101 for Women

9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Boone Pickens Stadium, OSU Campus.  The 2018 Oklahoma State Women's Football 101 is designed to provide women a behind the scenes look at the Cowboy Football program, and a chance to learn all the details about the game.  The women will get to enjoy a "FRIDAY WITH THE COWBOYS" inside Boone Pickens Stadium.  Women of all ages are encouraged to register.

 

July 27: Final Friday Art Crawl

5:00 pm, OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  All are invited to participate in an art crawl through Downtown Stillwater, hosted by the OSU Museum of Art's Student Advisory Committee.  Make the museum your first stop to view our exhibitions and pick up a map of participating galleries, studios, and businesses!  Free and open to the public, no RSVP required.

 

July 27: StillyArts Open Studio

6:30 – 8:00 pm, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St.  Open Studio every Friday offers 7 different activities/ stations for kids to explore and create their own masterpiece.  Activities include Free Style Painting, Play dough Station, Chalk Station, Henna tattoos, Ceramic Painting, Bounce house Fun and Toy Station.  Studio fee is $7 for kids 2 and older (Free for Stillyarts Arts and Drama Students).  Our Art instructors are available during this time to guide you, if needed.

 

July 27: 12th Annual Cool Classics Concert Series

7:30 – 8:30 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St.  Be sure to join us for the series final performance when Trio Aleszky hits the stage. This group is made up of Allyson Eskitch on piano, Paulo Eskitch on violin, Krassi Figg on cello, and will feature guest artist Jeff Cowen on viola. This evening reception will be hosted by the Sister City Council of Stillwater. Each concert starts at 7:30, but it is wise to arrive early to ensure a seat. The museum, located on the lower level, will also be open late for exhibit viewing until each concert starts.  The series is supported through a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council.

 

July 28: Stillwater Cars & Coffee

9:00 am – Noon, 4300 W. 6th Ave.  Come join the team and community at Stillwater Honda Cars for a good old fashioned car meet.  All cars, bikes, and trucks are welcome to join us at this local monthly gathering of car enthusiasts.  It is completely free to exhibit or attend.  Tell your friends about it and help to spread the word by sharing the event!  In order to create a fun event for all ages and to maintain good relations with local businesses we ask the following of you:  •No burnouts  •No racing  •Obey traffic laws  •Drive safely  •And most importantly, have fun!

 

July 28: Missoula Children’s Theatre Performance: Gulliver’s Travels

3:00 and 5:30 pm, Stillwater Community Center Winfrey Houston Theatre, 315 W. 8th Ave.  50 – 60 local area students in grades 1st – 12th have been rehearsing daily to present this full scale musical adaptation of the book by Jonathan Swift

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All Month Long:

 

Layered Voices

Tues – Sat 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Thurs 11:00 am – 7:00 pm,  OSU Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St.  From archeological digs revealing the history of civilizations to contemplations on hidden meanings in novels, layers surround us in abstract and material ways.  Featuring the work of 23 artists, Layered Voices showcases textiles that illustrate each artist’s interpretation of layers.  In 2016, the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) presented its members with a challenge to create a wholly new work exploring the concept of layering.  Literal, metaphorical, realistic, abstract, digital, and even wearable art were all considered.  Layered Voices is the resulting exhibition juried from more than 500 works submitted.  The exhibition features art quilts inspired by themes found in nature, politics, social interactions, personal experiences, and more.  Exhibit will be on display May 1 – August 18, 2018.

 

Summertime Fun

Tues-Fri 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St. No matter where you grew up, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s new “Summertime Fun” exhibit will make you smile. With something for everyone, the exhibit features Stillwater’s lakes, parks, pools, movie theaters, and other summertime hang-outs. The Stillwater History Museum has a large photograph collection which helped to inspire this exhibit. It will also feature the newly restored opera house model completed last year, artifacts from the Leachman Theater, and other Stillwater memorabilia. The exhibit will be on display through November 2018.

 

How Dry Was It? Prohibition in Stillwater

Tues-Fri 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St. How Dry Was It? Prohibition in Stillwater will guide visitors from the Territorial Period through today, as they explore Oklahoma’s’ prohibition past and what new laws could mean for the future. Come find out what prohibition really meant to the people of Stillwater and Payne County.  This exhibit will present both sides of the issues and will show how controversial and yet trivial the debate became.  The exhibits will remain on display until August of 2018. 

 

Inside the Fallout Shelter: Civil Defense in Stillwater

Tues-Fri 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Stillwater History Museum, 702 S. Duncan St. Inside the Fallout Shelter: Civil Defense in Stillwater will take visitors inside a mock Cold War shelter. They will get to see exactly what type of provisions were inside and how much space people were allotted.  They will also learn about Stillwater’s role as a training grounds for Civil Defense education. The exhibits will remain on display until July 31,2018. 

 

Stillwater Farmer’s Market

Saturdays and Wednesdays, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, Prairie Arts Center, 1001 S. Duck St. Come see the wide variety of delicious and freshly baked breads, locally harvested honey, asparagus, potatoes, and farm and pasture raised pork, beef, and chicken. In addition, there is also a great selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Visit the Stillwater Farmers' Market Facebook page or Website for more information.

 

Stillwater Farmer’s Market

Mondays, 2:30 – 5:00 pm, Stillwater Medical Center, 1201 S. Adams. Come see the wide variety of delicious and freshly baked breads, locally harvested honey, asparagus, potatoes, and farm and pasture raised pork, beef, and chicken. In addition, there is also a great selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Visit the Stillwater Farmers' Market Facebook page or Website for more information.

 

Tot Time

Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:00 am, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Enjoy quality time with your little one as we sing songs, read stories, and interact with movement in the Little WONDERs Exhibit. Tot time is a great way to bond with your child since interacting with your child one-on-one encourages development of language skills and muscle control. Interacting with others also aids in building social skills along with emotional skills for your child. Please join us at the start time for the best learning experience. Recommended age is 0-24 months. Free with admission.

 

Story Time

Tuesdays, 11:00 - 11:30 am, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Enjoy an interactive experience as literacy comes to life through books, music, and movement. Story Time is a great way to have fun with your child while also encouraging the development of skills. Story Time is designed for all ages from the young to the young at heart. Please join us at the start time for the best learning experience. Free with admission. 

 

Exploration Station

Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:15 - 4:45 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Join us as we explore creativity with things that fly. All of these are drop-in activities. Free with admission. Drop in at any point during the posted time frame to participate in these activities. 

 

STEAM Time

Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:45 pm, Oklahoma WONDERtorium, 308 W. Franklin Ln. Future engineers, scientists, and inventors: join us for experiments and activities that identify with exploration, creativity, and natural inquisitiveness. This is a drop-in activity designed for all ages.

 

Preschool Storytime

Mondays, 10:00 - 11:00 am or 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Preschool Storytime activities include: weekly themed stories, songs, finger plays and action rhymes, filmstrip and a craft. Supervising adults are requested to accompany their children, geared towards ages 2-5 years. Story time programs are free and open to the public.

 

Evening Family Storytime

Mondays, 6:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Family Storytime includes weekly themed stories, songs, a film, and a craft. It is free and open to families with kids of all ages, geared toward ages 6 and younger. 

 

Fribrary! Teen Advisory Committee Meeting and Movie Night

Fridays 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St.  Help decide which programs and activities the library will have for teens. Stick around for food and movies.

 

Builders Club

Wednesdays 3:30 and 6:00 pm, Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck St. Builders Club is for Kindergarten - 5th grade. Lego blocks and KNEX will be provided by the library on alternating weeks.

 

Stillwater Roller Derby Practices

Sundays and Wednesdays, 8:00 - 10:00 pm, Stillwater Rollerdome, 1519 Cimarron Plaza. For women 18+, men 18+, and juniors 9-17. No experience necessary. 2017 teams are now forming. Email stilllwaterrollerderby@gmail.com, visit their Facebook page for more information or call 405-334-8108.

 

Weight Watchers Classes

Tuesdays at 10:00 am and 12:15 pm, Thursdays at 5:30 pm, Saturdays 9:00 am (weigh-in begins a half-hour prior), Wyndham Garden Hotel, 600 E. McElroy Rd. Learn about the new Freestyle program that gives people more freedom, flexibility, and better results.  More than 200 foods have been added to the zero Points list.  Contact Debbie Pestridge for more information at 405-269-3388.

 

Stillwater Depression, Bi-Polar Support Alliance Group Meeting

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church, 524 S. Duncan. Meeting together is essential to recovery. One of the most helpful things one person can say to (or hear from) another is "I've been there." Depression and bipolar disorder can be isolating illnesses, but DBSA has many ways to help connect you with others who have been there as well. Contact Karen 405-624-1518 for more information.

 

Celebrate Recovery

Sundays 6:30 pm, Eagle Heights Baptist Church, 2617 N. Jardot Road. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered 12 step program for anyone struggling with any type of hurt, habit, or hangup. Childcare is available upon request.

 

Trivia Live in the Iron Monk Tap Room

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Iron Monk Tap Room, 519 S. Husband St.  Form a team and make it a weekly outing to look forward to while you enjoy craft beer and PurdyQ BBQ.  You will battle for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize giveaways!

 

Louie's Trivia Night

Tuesdays, 8:30 pm, Louie's Grill and Bar, 720 S. Main St.

 

Louie's Bingo Night

Wedesdays, 8:30 pm, Louie's Grill and Bar, 720 S. Main St.

 

Karaoke with Jared and Friends

Fridays, 9:00 pm - 1:00 am, Tombstone Cafe, 704 S. Main St. Enjoy great drinks, food and various pub games in a non-smoking environment.

 

Youth Drama Classes

Thursdays, K-2nd Grade 4:30 pm, 2nd-5th Grade 5:30 pm, StillyArts LLC, 1207 S. Main St. Dramatic Arts education is an important means of stimulating creativity in problem solving. In this Drama class the instructor is using a wide range of unique drama activities to focus the bold, outspoken child and to draw out the quiet child and help them reach into themselves to discover their full potential. We will be using a progressive curriculum that allows students to have some serious fun, while also enabling them to develop: Acting skills, Public speaking skills, Creative Thinking Skills, Leadership Skills, Networking and Social Skills, Self Confidence and Self-Esteem, and a Positive Approach to Life. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

 

Zumba Classes

Mondays at 5:30 pm, Wednesdays at 5:30 pm, and Saturdays at 10:00 am, StillyArts, 1207 S. Main St. StillyArts is about exploring your creativity through art and dance. We offer art and dance classes for all ages and Zumba fitness for adults. You can view artwork, dance routine, friday night dance socials, events and other fun stuff happening at studio at https://www.facebook.com/stillyarts

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August 3: Brave Productions and Brave Art Dance Theater present EDGE

7:00 pm, Backstage, 100 E. 7th Ave. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $40 per person (seating is limited) and includes food and drink. Only for ages 18 and up. Tickets available at www.braveproductions.org

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