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February

30Day of Love - Checotah - Local McDonald's Restaurants will be hosting the annual Day of Love fundraiser benefiting the the Ronald McDonald House of Tulsa. All proceeds from th ... Day of Love

5Checotah's Birthday Celebration (2-13-1872) - Checotah - Downtown historical displays; All-School Art/Essay Contest; Merchant Specials. ... Checotah's Birthday Celebration (2-13-1872)

March

12 - 14 Green Country Trout Tourney - Gore - ... Green Country Trout Tourney

20Candlelight Tour - Checotah - Guided tours by 7 to 9 vignettes (on the quarter hour) through a series of scenes depicting life in Indian Territory during the Civil War. Reservatio ... Candlelight Tour

15Vernal Equinox Walks - Spiro - Special guided tours offered at Oklahoma's only prehistoric Native American archaeological site open to the public. Each tour will be one mile of easy ... Vernal Equinox Walks

20Civil War Life Spring Muster - Checotah - The 10th Kansas Infantry and the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteers demonstrate camp life and drill activities according to the 1860/1863 Army Manual of In ... Civil War Life Spring Muster

April

27Katy Depot Hobo Dinner and Pie Supper - Checotah - Dinner features free stew and cornbread. Pie auction follows with prizes for best youth and adult costumes. Proceeds fund projects for Katy Depot and ... Katy Depot Hobo Dinner and Pie Supper

30Annual Spiro Fishing Tournament - Spiro - Bass fishing with cash prizes. Entry fee of $50. ... Annual Spiro Fishing Tournament

3Easter Egg Hunt - Checotah - The Friends of Lake Eufaula State Park and others sponsor this holiday event. Children age 11 and under can hunt for candy-filled and prize eggs. 2pm. ... Easter Egg Hunt

16 - 17 Sequoyah County HCE Quilt ShowSequoyah County HCE Quilt Show - Sallisaw - Our Quilt Show is one of the best around. It has become so successful we have moved it to the fairgrounds. We hope this will make it more accessible f ... Sequoyah County HCE Quilt Show

May

1Civil War Life Program - Checotah - Reenactors (Union, Confederate or civilian) present some phase of non-combat life during the Civil War period. 1-4pm. ... Civil War Life Program

9 - 11 Green Country Trout Tourney - Gore

9Blues at the Beach - Checotah - DC and Selby Minner from the Down Home Blues Club in Rentiesville return for an afternoon blues workshop and evening concert. 2-4pm and 7-8pm. Handica ... Blues at the Beach

14 - 16 Annual Duvall Steer WrestlingAnnual Duvall Steer Wrestling - Checotah - Each Spring, 300 plus contestants converge at Roy Duvall's arena located four (4) miles west of Checotah off Highway 266 for the World's Largest Jackp ... Annual Duvall Steer Wrestling

June

27 - 29 Diamond Daze Festival - Sallisaw - 3 day event which includes full carnival, Nashville entertainment, car show, wiener dog races, steak cook-off, arts & crafts and food vendors. ... Diamond Daze Festival

3 - 5 Roundup Club RodeoRoundup Club Rodeo - Checotah - Since 1953, each June a three-night sanctioned rodeo is held, and it is now a highlight of each Old Settlers Day celebration. Participants are often m ... Roundup Club Rodeo

5Old Settlers Day and ParadeOld Settlers Day and Parade - Checotah - SECOND SATURDAY - The citizens of Checotah extend a hardy welcome to all visitors of our town for the annual celebration of Old Settler's Day. We know ... Old Settlers Day and Parade

11 - 12 CHS Alumni Reunion - Checotah

11 - 12 Reunion DaysReunion Days - Stigler - THIRD WEEKEND - Activities include an all day gathering Saturday on the Courthouse lawn where people can enjoy a variety of local entertainers, arts a ... Reunion Days

15Summer Solstice Walks - Spiro - Each of the special guided tours will last two hours and be one mile of easy walking. Archaeologist Dennis Peterson will tell the history of this preh ... Summer Solstice Walks

July

2Celebrate America Country Style - Poteau - Celebrate American Family Style is an Independence Day celebration that is free to the public with water slides, games, live music and a fireworks dis ... Celebrate America Country Style

4Annual Memorial Service - Checotah - Memorial service honoring those who died or were mortally wounded during the engagement at Honey Springs, July 17, 1863. Includes a 30 minute program, ... Annual Memorial Service

2Annual Memorial 5K Run - Checotah - Sanctioned 5K run with prizes and official listing of times. Also a 1 mile fun run/walk. Starting gun is a reproduction Civil War cannon! 7:30pm. ... Annual Memorial 5K Run

4Freedom Fest - Sallisaw - Sallisaw - Free fire truck rides, concessions and fireworks show at dusk. 7:00 PM. ... Freedom Fest - Sallisaw

August

1 - 2 Roundup Club Open Rodeo - Stigler - FIRST Week-end in August Gates open a 6:pm Rodeo Starts at 8:00 pm Bareback Riding, Calf roping, Girls Breakaway, Ranch Bronc. Team Roping, Barrell R ... Roundup Club Open Rodeo

5 - 7 Sallisaw IPRA RodeoSallisaw IPRA Rodeo - Sallisaw - The Sallisaw Rodeo has been an annual event since 1944 and draws over 10,000 people to Green Country. Sponsored and operated by the Sallisaw Lion's Cl ... Sallisaw IPRA Rodeo

20 - 22 Dusk Til Dawn Blues Festival - Checotah - Organizers and musicians D.C. and Selby Minner unveiled the first Dusk to Dawn Blues Festival during the Labor Day weekend of 1990. And the musical ma ... Dusk Til Dawn Blues Festival

September

Battle of Honey Springs Commemoration (7-17-1863)Battle of Honey Springs Commemoration (7-17-1863) - Checotah - 2011 - Every three years, the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Friends of Honey Springs and the city of Checotah host and plan a reenactment of the Ba ... Battle of Honey Springs Commemoration (7-17-1863)

28Kerr Lake BassnanzaKerr Lake Bassnanza - Sallisaw - The Sallisaw Chamber has sponsored Bassnanza for 9 years. Each year the Tournament grows in number of fishermen. The event is held on the Arkansas Riv ... Kerr Lake Bassnanza

15Autumnal Equinox Walks - Spiro - Each of the special guided tours will last two hours and be one mile of easy walking. Archaeologist Dennis Peterson will tell the history of this preh ... Autumnal Equinox Walks

October

18Annual Car Show & Crafts Festival - Spiro - Come to see all the great cars and enjoy the festivities. There is something for everyone @ the "Biggest Little Festival in Eastern Oklahoma." This ye ... Annual Car Show & Crafts Festival

24 - 23 Halloween Haunted Hay Maze - Checotah - Find your way through the haunted maze or ride the tram through the Haunted Trail. Held on Friday and Saturday evening only in October, Dusk to 10pm. ... Halloween Haunted Hay Maze

8 - 9 Poteau BalloonfestPoteau Balloonfest - Poteau - The Poteau Balloon Fest is an annual event held in October of each year. Not only do hot air balloons fill the skies in the mornings and afternoons bu ... Poteau Balloonfest

16Fall Festival and Car ShowFall Festival and Car Show - Stigler - The annual Fall Festival & Car Show in Stigler will feature a wealth of antique and classic cars on display. Visitors to Stigler and auto enthusiasts ... Fall Festival and Car Show

23Halloweenfest - Checotah - Merchants Spooky Events and Costumes. 5-8pm. ... Halloweenfest

23Sallisaw Cruise Night and Burnouts #4Sallisaw Cruise Night and Burnouts #4 - Sallisaw - Welcome to the 4th Sallisaw Cruise Night and FINAL one of the year. WE ARE CRUISIN' FOR COSTUMES. I'm hosting the Burnout Contest at the Old Sonic nex ... Sallisaw Cruise Night and Burnouts #4

November

29 - 30 Honey Springs Battle Reenactment - Checotah - Reenactors (Union, Confederate or civilian) depict some phase of non-combat life during the Civil War. 1-4pm. ... Honey Springs Battle Reenactment

December

23 - 13 Residential Christmas Lighting Contest - Checotah

27Santa and Snowflakes Parade - Checotah - Built and lighted by a group effort of the FFA and TSA students and Checotah Main street, these decorations have been donated to the city. A special t ... Santa and Snowflakes Parade

27Holiday Homes Tour - Checotah - Several homes open for public touring, along with holiday food and gifts, and door prizes at the restored 1890 train depot. The library hosts an open ... Holiday Homes Tour

27Christmas Parade - Stigler - FIRST WEEKEND - Parade at 10:00 am, Drawing for Cash give aways on the courthouse lawn after the parade. Santa will be visiting. ... Christmas Parade

27Christmas Parade - Poteau - Annual Christmas Parade starting at Carl Albert State College. ... Christmas Parade

4Christmas Parade - Sallisaw - The annual Christmas Parade is always held the 2nd Saturday of December at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy the parade and then visit Santa's Workshop for games and cr ... Christmas Parade

15Winter Solstice Walks - Spiro - Participants will learn the history and story of these unusual mounds during the one mile walk on paved trails, and why they align with the solstice a ... Winter Solstice Walks