New entry at museum to open Saturday with celebration

Ponca City Now - April 21, 2016 1:17 pm

The Oklahoma Historical Society and the Friends of the Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum will celebrate the opening of the new entrance and lobby at the Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum on Saturday, April 23.

Activities begin at 10 a.m. on the museum’s front lawn and will include honoring local women age 80 and older for contributions to their families and community. Museum admission will be free until 1 p.m. with refreshments and entertainment available.

Local women over the age of 80 who wish to be honored should arrive at 9:30 a.m. for registration and to receive a flower. During the ceremony, each woman will be recognized individually. A few of these pioneer women will share with the audience their contributions to their families and the community.

The Pioneer Woman Museum, at 701 Monument Road, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information about programs at the Pioneer Woman Museum, call 580-765-6108 or email [email protected].

 

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