Need a weekend respite from the challenges of life, or a new hobby? The Weaving 301 Retreat with fiber working at Shepherd’s Cross will be soothing and wonderful! You will learn to weave on a floor loom with a harness and foot pedals. The cost is $233.00 (fiber included). Participants may bring their own loom or use one there at no additional charge. Everyone will learn to warp and to weave, completing a trivet and a sampler scarf or table runner to take home. Make plans to try something new at Shepherd’s Cross on March 5th – 7th. For more information, go to shepherdscross.com/FiberClassDetails.html.
Get your shamrocks ready, because the St. Paddy’s Party is coming to historic downtown Claremore! Pixley Lumber and Claremore Main Street are hosting their annual bash on Saturday, March 14th, beginning at noon and continuing through 10 p.m. Five of Claremore’s best establishments will be teaming up for the biggest St. Paddy’s celebration Claremore has ever seen. It will be a city-wide event with two locations simultaneously hosting the all-day affair. A free party bus will run from J Farley’s to downtown. At either party stop, grab a free St. Paddy’s Party Passport. Collect all five stamps by visiting all the participating establishments and ordering specialty drinks. A full passport is good for a half-off appetizer at either J Farley’s or Main Street Tavern. “With so many local establishment participating, great sponsors, and great fun and music, this year’s party will be bigger than ever,” said Jacob Garrison, Executive Director of Claremore Main Street. “
J Farley’s Pub, and Downtown Claremore businesses Doe’s Eat Place, Tap on the Tracks, Main Street Tavern, and Smoke & Tonic will all be partnering with Claremore Main Street for the downtown festivities. Admission is free. The event is open to all ages but must provide valid ID to drink. For a complete schedule of activities, check in on Facebook or visit Downtown Claremore’s event page.
Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Will Rogers Birthplace are absolutely packed with Spring Break activities March 16th to March 20th. Museum tours, movie making, kiddie tractor pull, stick pony races, RC Flyers, and kite flying are just a few of the activities planned for Spring Break. All activities are free to ages 17 and under and no registration is needed, just come on down. Load all the kids up and head to Claremore for Spring Break from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. daily. For a full schedule of events, visit Will Rogers Memorial Museums event page.
Heart-pounding excitement begins in March at Will Rogers Down, Cherokee Casino. Live Thoroughbred horse racing will kick off March 16th at the track at Will Rogers Downs. Post time will be at 1:15 p.m. There is no cost for admission and all ages are welcome. For the full race schedule, visit cherokeecasino.com/will-rogers-downs/amenities/races
The Master Gardener Association of Rogers County continues their lecture series in March. The speaker this month is Jared McClure of Green Valley Nursery. McClure be speaking at the Rogers County Building on March 16 starting at 7 p.m. about “Creating a Secret Garden”. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit mgaroco.com or contact John Haase at the Rogers County Extension Office, (918) 923-4958 or email@example.com
Tulsa Roadsters will host a huge indoor swap meet at the Claremore Expo Building on March 20th and 21st. Vendors will have lots of automotive and transportation related items. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Admission and parking are free. For more information visit tulsaroadsters.com or contact Chris Gibson 918-231-1042.
The Claremore Kennel Club will be hosting their AKC sanctioned dog show at the Claremore Expo Center March 24th through March 29th. More than 1,000 and their owners from all across the United States will be here showing. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Follow Claremore Kennel Club on Facebook or check out their website.
A complete schedule of events can be found at www.visitclaremore.org or follow us on Facebook at Claremore CVB, or Claremore Expo Center.