There are still pumpkins at Parkhurst Pumpkin Patch in Arcadia with lots of fun things to do like swing, play in the fort, traverse the maze, pet the animals, feed the rabbits, take a wooded hay ride and more. Off Historic Route 66, just look for the big pumpkin signs!
The Route 66 Pecan and Fun Fest offers something for all ages. Take a detour off historic Route 66 in Claremore and head to The Nut House for a car show, pecan pie-eating contest, a craft show and games for the kids – October 20, 2012, 10am – 6pm.
Venture inside the Nut House and make your way to Pecan Hall for a craft fair featuring artisans and crafters from around the state. Stroll through booths filled with unique wares and goods available for purchase. In the Nut House’s retail store, homemade sweet treats, jams, jellies, fudge and nuts will be available. A wide selection of Route 66 souvenir items, such as t-shirts, coffee mugs, Christmas ornaments, magnets and more will also be on hand.
Bring the kids to the Route 66 Pecan and Fun Fest and enjoy the festival’s children’s area. Youngsters will be able to pick out their own pumpkins for Halloween, decorate them and take them home. There also will be inflatables for kids of all ages to enjoy.
Stroud has the distinction and honor of being Oklahoma’s Winery and Grape Capital and also has the wonderful advantage of having Historic Route 66 running right through the heart of downtown. The Historic Route 66 Wine & Food Festival will feature wineries from across Oklahoma. Taste different wines and try some of the gourmet foods available at the festival, including a variety of cheeses. Browse vendor booths at the Historic Route 66 Wine and Food Festival for a wide selection of Made In Oklahoma products, original jewelry and artwork. Visit the car show and admire the cars on display while enjoying live music.
It’s an event packed with fun, so plan to attend this Saturday, June 9 from 10 am to 5 pm. It all takes place in Downtown Stroud just off I-44 and on Historic Route 66.
Photos of The Round Barn
A celebration was held, April 14, celebrating The Round Barn of Arcadia’s renovation in 1972. Twenty years later it still stands due to donations and lots of dedicated volunteers. Congratulations to the volunteer staff at The Round Barn who keep the barn open daily for travelers from across the U.S. and around the world.
During the 20th Annivesary celebration, Beverly White, talked about the renovation as it was her passion that generated interest and funding for the renovation. Beverly and her husband, Carl, were presented a plaque for their hard work and dedication that will be displayed at The Round Barn.
Catch local bluegrass music at The Round Barn of Arcadia. The second weekend of every month, The Round Barn stays open late for bluegrass music beginning at 6 p.m. The 1898 renovated barn is located in central Oklahoma, off historic Route 66 and see the barn museum and The Loft, available for private party rental. The barn is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit the website.