Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital


Pawhuska’s All-School Reunion will begin Friday and culminate with an All-School Dinner/Dance on Saturday night.

Different activities are planned by each individual class on Friday night and a variety of daytime events also are on tap for Saturday.

The main event on Saturday will start with a 6 p.m. catered dinner in the Agriculture Building at the Osage County Fairgrounds. Hosted by the Pawhuska High School Class of 1955, the All-School Dance is to get underway at 8 p.m. and continue until midnight.

Advance tickets for the Saturday evening activities cost $25 per person. A cash bar also will be available.


Constantine Center’s annual presentation of the Sassy Awards is to be Thursday night, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free for the local awards presentation, which is in its sixth year.


The Cow Thieves & Outlaws Reunion will be held this Saturday at Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve.

The event, which is held outdoors at the Clyde Lake Pavilion, features live music, dancing, food and drink. Woolaroc is located off State Highway 123 between Barnsdall and Bartlesville.


A “Food for Thought” presentation called “Today Matters” is slated Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pawhuska Business Strategy Center on Virginia Short Street The public is invited to join Tonya Foreman and Tara Gotwalt and learn helpful techniques for improving working relationships/lives.

Interested persons should RSVP Cindy Helmer by telephone, 918-287-3357, or via e-mail at:


The Lodge at Taylor Ranch, located on SH 99 south of Pawhuska near the Highway 11 junction, will be hosting a disc golf tournament for four-player teams this Saturday.

Entry fee for the eighth-annual Lodge Teams Event is $35-$45 per player, depending on the overall rating (Silver or Gold) of their team. On-site camping and other activities are to be offered during the one-day event. The tourney payout will include $200 in added cash.

Tournament director is Wayne Forest. For additional information, call 918-576-8569 or 918-808-0478.


When the 2015 National Indian Taco Championships conclude on Saturday, Oct. 3, the downtown festivities will continue with the Kihekah Avenue Street Dance.

This first-ever event is to be hosted by Tallgrass Gallery and is designed to promote Pawhuska as a national art destination, Chamber of Commerce officials said.

The NITC festival — featuring concessions, vendors and family entertainment — opens at 10 a.m. Taco judging will begin at 11 a.m. and winners will be announced between 3-4 p.m.

Live musical entertainment by Jimmie Johnson that evening will be accompanied by some public displays of live art as well as a children’s art show. Proceeds from a community art project and a public auction are to benefit the local Arts & Preservation Committee.

The public is being encouraged to come downtown for the Indian taco festival and then stay around for an evening of art and live music, the officials added.