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Adventure Days at The Cowboy

Date/Time

June 29, 2020 toJuly 25, 2020
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

Description

Features self-directed, daily activities with different themes each week. On weekdays, take part in instructed crafts from 11:00 a.m. – noon, and 1 p.m. – 2 p.m, culminating in the National Day of the Cowboy Celebration. All activities while supplies last.

Adventure Days schedule:

How Does Your Garden Grow?
June 29 – July 5

Explore the newly opened Liichokoshkomo’ and Museum gardens. Certified as a Wildlife Habitat the gardens are teeming with life! Help us beautify the gardens and attract pollinators by planting wildflowers seeds. Each child will receive a wildflower seed pack to take home and plant. Attendees can also make plant markers, design their own plant, make leaf rubbings and complete a nature scavenger hunt.

Camp Bug Love
July 6 – 12

Discover the variety of insects where we live. Visit Liichokoshkomo’, the Museum’s new children’s play-scape to enjoy self-guided camp activities or view our virtual instructor via your phone.

Birdapalooza
July 13 - 19

As a Certified Wildlife Habitat the Cowboy is an ideal place for ornithological ogling (bird watching). Learn more about these winged wonders as you make a bird feeder, play Bird Bingo and compare different kinds of beaks.

Native at the Cowboy
July 20 – 24

Celebrate and explore the diverse indigenous cultures a Liichokoshkomo’s Intertribal Village. The village space offers an opportunity to explore the historical and contemporary diversity highlighted by seven distinctive tribes from Turtle Island: Ancient Puebloan, Hopi, Navajo, Chickasaw, Caddo, Pawnee and Kiowa. Learn about the importance of our indigenous people, their culture, history, survival, villages and resiliency through art, crafts, storytelling, music and dance.

National Day of the Cowboy
July 25

Embrace your inner-cowboy/girl and dress up in your Western duds and enjoy crafts and activities. The first 300 kids receive a Sheriff’s badge. Decorate a pinwheel, design your own rodeo bib, create a pool noodle stick horse and more. Partake in jerky and hard tack samples while exploring Prosperity Junction and Liichokoshkomo’s Town Square. Enjoy entertainment from the Ward Family Trick Ropers, learn a rope trick or two and watch a Native cowboy and cowgirl dance exhibition by Blackbird Dance Troupe. There will even be a mustache contest! Cool off indoors with a screening of John Langmore’s Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait (2019, NR, suggested PG-13, seating limited). Following the movie, join Langmore for a book signing of his latest book Open Range: America’s Big-Outfit Cowboy.

Location

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
1700 NE 63rd St,
Oklahoma City, OK 73111, USA

Additional Information

Phone

478-2250

Cost

Free with admission

Ages

All ages welcome

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