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Pawhuska Journal-Capital

Pawhuska Christmas Parade — Dec. 7

Entry forms are still available at the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce for this year’s “Christmas in the Osage” parade, which begins making its way through downtown at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Sisters Attic, Tallgrass Prairie Flowers & more, Spurs & Arrows, Premier Gun and Pawn, Big County Pawn and Supply, Osage Outfitters, Mudpies and Lowry’s will be open the day of the parade, according to the Chamber. Open houses are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at Sisters Attic and Tallgrass Prairie Flowers.

Shop Pawhuska — Dec. 7

Anyone who missed out on the last Christmas Card Saver mini photo sessions are invited to come to Osage Outfitters/Townmaker Square after the parade to have their Christmas pictures taken by Rockin’ J Photography. Cost is $25, which includes three poses and a maximum of five edited pictures on a disc.

Ponca City Christmas Market — Dec. 7

Ponca City 2nd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MARKET OKLAHOMA, First Lutheran Church & School, 1101 N 14th Street. 9 a.m. — 4 p.m. German themed festival — Free Admission; Arts & Crafts; Ethnic Food; Cookie Walk; Live Choirs & Individual Performances; Pictures with Santa. For info call 580-761- 4657, or, e-mail , you can also find us on

Cookbook Sale — Dec. 8

The New Museum Gift/Book area at the Osage County Historical Museum (located at 700 Lynn Ave.) will hold a Christmas Cookbook Sale from 1 — 6 p.m.

Helping Hands Christmas program — ongoing

The needs based Christmas program, Helping Hands, will be focusing on a flexible food selection for our recipients again this year. The toy portion of this project has been picked up by other local organizations including the Boys and Girls Club of Pawhuska. There will be no application process this year. Instead of applying, families and recipients will be determined by the local churches. If you are in need of assistance please your local church or the Ministerial Alliance.

— Helping Hands Committee

Mystery of the Manger — Dec. 8

6:30 p.m. Children’s Christmas Program — “The Mystery of the Manger”

Christmas Cantata —

Dec. 22

6:30 p.m. — Christmas Cantata. “CHRIST WAS BORN FOR THIS” at Pawhuska First Baptist Church

302 E. 6th Street

Christmas Band Concert — Dec. 13

The Christmas Band Concert will be at 5:30 and held at the Band Room. Please go and support the Pawhuska Band at this festive event. They will be playing a variety of music.

Shidler Christmas Parade — Dec. 14

Shidler’s SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE, 6:00 pm from City Hall, N. Cosden Avenue to the Community Safe House, S. Cosden Avenue, where Santa Claus will listen to Wish Lists, hand out goody bags, and have pictures taken with all the good boys and girls. Homemade cookies, hot chocolate, hot spiced apple cider and other treats will be served. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Prizes are to be awarded in four Classes: Floats: Best Church/Best Business; School — Best Grades; Best Bike/ATV/Golf Cart; Best Animal (horse)/Individual. For info or, registration forms call 918-793-4171 or e-mail

TCTC offering classes — ongoing

Tri County Technology Center is now offering classes at the Pawhuska Business Development Center. Call to register at 918-287-3357

• Interviewing Skills- 12/10 Tuesday 5-8 p.m., $59

• Smartphones for Dummies Level 2 – 12/05 Thursday 6-8 p.m., $39