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Upcoming Events in Alva Oklahoma


June

2 - 16 Summer Concerts on the Square - FREE outdoor Concert on the Square, come and join us for a first-class Gospel concert. Bring your lawn chairs and the kids and hear some good music. There will be food and drink available.

Address: on the square downtown , Alva, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-327-1647 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 580-327-1648
Email: chamber@alvaok.net
Fee: FREE

3 Nescatunga Arts Festival - First Saturday - Artists and crafts people from all over the region gather on the downtown square. Exciting entertainment all day!! Arts: Oils,acrylics, Water Colors, Sculpture, Pastels, Photography, Jewelry, Pottery, Weaving and more. Crafts:Basketry, Clothing Ceramics, Furniture, Decorative items and more. BLACKSMITHING and QUILTING demonstrations.
Arts and Crafters for booth space contact Grace at 580-327-2835

Ph: 580-327-1647 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Chamber@alvaok.net
Web: alvaok.net
Fee: Free

3 Nescatunga Quilt Show - Held in conjunction with Alva's Nescatunga Arts Festival, the quilt show is held in an air conditioned building on the beautiful square in down town Alva. We will be showing 50-70 quilts again this year.

Other activities included in the Necatunga Festival, are Crafters, Professional, and Amateur Artists,Woodworking booths, and the unusual Salt Fork Blacksmithing group.. Musicians, Local Dance troupes, and of course the food booths. This is a long running festival and is held on the downtown square outside when weather permits, if weather is inclement it is moved to the Fair grounds south of town. The quilt show however, remains in the Act One building on the north side of the square ..We welcome you...

Ph: 580-327-2922 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Chamber@alvaok.net
Web: alvaok.net
Fee: Free

July

4 - 15 Summer Concerts on the Square - "Country Music" on the downtown square, bring the kids and your lawn chairs and join us for some boot scooting music on the square. Food and drink will be available.

Address: on the square downtown , Alva, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-327-1647 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 580-327-1648
Email: chamber@alvaok.net
Fee: FREE

7 - 21 Summer Concerts on the Square - Join us on the square downtown for an enjoyable "Blues" concert, bring the lawn chairs and the kids. Food and drinks will be available.

Address: on the square downtown , Alva, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-327-1647 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 580-327-1648
Email: chamber@alvaok.net
Fee: FREE

14 - 15 Nescatunga Golf Tournament - Address: Alva Golf and Country Club, 44483 Jefferson Rd , Alva, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-327-2296 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: agccok@yahoo.com
Web: www.alvacountryclub.com

August

4 - 18 Summer Concerts on the Square - Another Summer Concert on the Square; come and rock around the square with us in August to a great Rock concert.

Address: on the square downtown , Alva, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-327-1647 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 580-327-1648
Email: chamber@alvaok.net
Fee: FREE

September

15 - 17 Big Cruise and Car Show - Y'all come for a fun filled week-end and enjoy the "Car Show and Bluegrass Festival" and more activities on the square. Bring Grandma and Grandpa the kids and in-laws and all the cousins, and enjoy some "real" Bluegrass and some great cars we remember, be sure to bring your lawn chairs too. See ya there.

Address: on the square downtown , Alva, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-327-1647 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 580-327-1648
Email: chamber@alvaok.net
Web: alvaok.net
Fee: FREE

28 - 30OK0617002e014 - Alva Northwestern Oklahoma State University Homecoming Celebration - This three day Homecoming event begins Thursday with the Miss Cinderella Talent Show in Herod Hall Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. where 17 high school senior girls from northwest Oklahoma and southern Kansas will compete in a talent competition. On Friday, these same girls will compete in the pageant part of the competition and at the end of the contest, one girl will be crowned Miss Cinderella.

On Saturday, Homecoming events kick off on Alva's downtown square. At 8 a.m., the 5K Ranger Run begins in front of the Rialto Theater.
- A reception for Sheldon Russell, honorary Homecoming parade marshal, will begin at 9 a.m. at the NWOSU Alumni Association tent on the square, and the annual Homecoming parade will begin at 10 a.m. Bands, floats and other attractions will make their way around the square during the parade.
- Mini-band concerts will take place after the parade on the band shell on the lawn. Other attractions are available for the kids. Several college student groups will have tables set up with various fundraisers.
- Alumni band members will have a short get-together to practice a few tunes and will gather at Ranger Field to perform in the stands during the first half of the Homecoming Ranger football game, which kicks off at 3 p.m.

Address: Campus of Northwestern Oklahoma State University , Alva, Oklahoma
Ph: 580-327-8593 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: nwalumni@nwosu.edu
Web: www.nwosu.edu/homecoming
Fee: Miss Cinderella Talent & Pageant shows, $8/adults, $5/students or a Homecoming button ($22 value). Buttons get you into the football game, too. ($6)

December

Annual Christmas Craft Show - The Annual Christmas Crafts Show allows people to get a jump start on their Christmas decorating and gift ideas.

Ph: 580-327-1647 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: alvaok.net

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Centennial Marker

The Alva Centennial Marker ( 1893 - 1993) is "dedicated to the Cherokee Outlet's pioneers whose sacrifices made the prairie bloom and provided the descendants with a proud heritage."

Alva, OK Historical Markers


Cherokee Strip Museum

In 1975 the Cherokee Strip Museum Association acquired the former Alva City Hospital building with its 40 rooms to house one of Oklahoma's best collections of pioneer exhibits. Several of the rooms are set up to display specific period artifacts. * Gun Room * Hat Room * Drug Store *

Alva, OK Museums

Outdoor Murals

The Cherokee Strip Land Run - Robert Cooke, 1998 Northwest wall at 6th and College

Alva, OK Arts

World War II POW Camp

A World War II POW Camp was located just south of Alva in the 1940s. More than 5,000 prisoners were interned at a time when the population of Alva itself was only 3,500.

Alva, OK Military History

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