FEBRUARY 2005 NEWSLETTER

What's New...

New additions to the Visit Bristow OK website include:

  • Town Tour - this is a delight walk through of 37 of the town's historical buildings compliments of the Bristow Chamber of Commerce History Tour Brochure (pdf document)
  • Check out the new entries under Fun Facts
    Bristow has been host to a variety of famous people including:
    • Gene Autry
    • Harry S. Truman
    • Pretty Boy Floyd
    • Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys
    • Home of Norma Smallwood, 1925 Miss America

Announcements: Same as last month but worth a repeat in case you missed 'em. And don't forget to check out the Calendar of Events listed below.

  • Route 66 Memorial is in the works. Watch for further details.
  • First Annual Tabouli Festival in May.
  • First Annual Route 66 Festival on June 4th.
  • The old Washington School building on 1st Street has been purchased by a Tulsa Developer who has plans to put in a Retail Mall and Junior College.
  • An Antique Airplane Museum is proposed at the Airport Hanger
  • Two New Restaurants opened this month:

        Steak & Egg at old K's Hillside Cafe former location - featuring
               breakfast all day and great steaks cut on site

    and

        Subway on Route 66 at corner of 4th & Main. Will feature had
                dipped ice cream and coffee bar in addition to great
                sandwiches.

Event Calendar

2005 - January

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2005 - February

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2005 - March

Mar 26, 2005 - Easter Egg Hunt

Children can hunt for prize eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny.

General Info: Free Admission, Handicap Accessible
Days/Hours Open: 10am
Event Contact: Sharon VanOrsdol

Contact Information:
Location: City Park - Bristow, OK 74010
Phone: 918-367-5151
email: bristowcc@sbcglobal.net
website: http://www.bristowok.org

2005 - May

May 13 & 14, 2005 – Tabouli Festival

First Annual Tabouli Festival celebrating Bristow’s Lebanese heritage and featuring a Miss Tabouli Pageant.

May 14, 2005 - Wildflower 5K Run

Participants can choose to run or walk. Medals are awarded following event.

Days/Hours Open: 8am
Event Contact: Dr. Chip Cooper
Contact Information:
Location: 7th & Main - Bristow, OK 74010
Phone: 918-367-5531

May 19, 2005 - Annual Agricultural Tour

Registration begins at 7am, with the tour beginning at 8am. Selected sites of agriculture interest will be toured. Small charge for lunch.

General Info: Handicap Accessible
Event Contact: Teresa

Contact Information:
Location: Mid America Stockyards - Bristow, OK 74010
Phone: 918-367-2113
email: creekccd@okcc.state.ok.us

2005 - June

Jun 4, 2005 - Route 66 Celebration

Festivities will include crafts and other vendors, entertainment, kids games, car show, great food, ice cream contest and much more.

General Info: Free Admission, Handicap Accessible
Event Contact: Kala Varner

Contact Information:
Location: Main Street - Bristow, OK 74010
Phone: 918-367-5344
email: bristowcc@sbcglobal.net
website: http://www.bristowok.org



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