Pioneer Family Fun Days start Saturday

Ponca City Now - June 7, 2016 11:29 am

The Pioneer Woman Statue and Museum will hold weekly Pioneeer Family Fun Days during June and July.

The Pioneer Family Fun Days begin this Saturday, June 11. The first outing is Backyard Games and A Picnic. Come play badminton, graces, horse shoes, tug-o-war and gunny sack races.

Families are invited to bring a sack lunch or a picnic and join everyone on the back lawn for a day of fun. Activities kick off at 10 a.m. and go until 1 p.m. The games are come-and-go and the cost is $5 for a family up to six people. All ages are invited to play. Activities are designed for children ages 6 and up.

The themes change weekly.

June 11—Backyard Games and A Picnic

Bring your picnics and sack lunches and join us as we have gunny sack races, play tug-o-war, graces, horse shoes, and badminton.

June 18—Pioneer School

When the bell rings, take your seat as Mrs. Fagan begins class. Lessons will include writing on our slate boards, practicing cursive writing and learning what it was like to be a student in the 1890s.

June 25—Pioneer Arts and Crafts

Stations with a variety of crafts for kids and adults. Candle making, weaving, tie dye and more!

July 9—Nature Day

Mr. Keith will lead a Nature Walk in the museum’s backyard. Owners of 24/7 Reptiles will have a hands-on petting and looking zoo. Ms. Luann will have animal skulls and hides to touch and feel. Plus we’ll have a craft with natural materials.

July 16—Not So Bored Games

Dominoes, checkers, jacks, marbles, pick-up-sticks, Go Fish, Old Maid. So many games! There’s no time to be bored with all of these games!

July 23—Movies & Cartoons

Dress up in your favorite cartoon character and join us for vintage cartoons, popcorn and Kool-Aid.

July 30—Happy Trails

Pack your wagon and race for your claim as we say so long and Happy Trails to the summer. Cowboys, chuck wagons, Dutch oven cooking. Cowboy attire and picnics encouraged!

The Pioneer Woman Museum is located at 701 Monument Road, Ponca City. Phone (580) 765-6108.


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