Green Country communities offer a variety of things to do in January, from a Bluegrass festival to Scout Day at an aquarium. Throw in eagle watches, performances, and art exhibits, and you have a month of activities beckoning your participation! For a detailed schedule of events, see or

Here are some of the area’s highlights.

            Bartlesville’s Price Tower Arts Center exhibit, William Schickel: Spirit Made Manifest, wraps up its run on the 9th; and on the 21st the new exhibit Bruce Goff: A Creative Mind showcases the imaginative and inspiring architectural designs, many of them unrealized, by Bruce Alonzo Goff. The Arts Center Annual Over the Top Gala is scheduled for the 29th.


            Broadway in Bartlesville presents the ever-popular singing group Forever Plaid on the 24th.


            The Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks on the 17th offers a Scout Day honoring all youth organizations—Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Camp Fire, 4-H, FFA, etc. These groups will enjoy reduced admission and an opportunity to earn the Oklahoma Aquarium’s own Junior Biologist Badge. Of course, visitors are always invited to enjoy a day at this amazing area attraction.   


            Nature lovers are invited to gather at Kaw City on the 15th for a chance to see the grace and power of soaring eagles during the Kaw Lake Ultimate Eagle Watch. Enjoy a day of activities, Native American food, interesting programs and guided eagle-watching tours.  


            Visit Hulbert’s Western Hills State Park for toe-tapping fun at the Annual Western Hills Bluegrass Festival, 20-22.



            Green Country’s largest city, Tulsa, offers plenty to do this month. Check out the offerings at the Performing Arts Center, the BOK Center, Philbrook and Gilcrease Museums, the Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa Air and Space Museum and Planetarium and the many other inviting venues. Spring and summer won’t seem so far away when you visit the Tulsa Boat, Sport & Travel Show, Jan. 31-Feb. 6.


            Wagoner’s Canebrake Resort has a full schedule this month including a special offer on its rooms and suites, Thursday Knitting Night, and Jazz performances every Friday beginning the 14th.


            For more events, attractions and other travel ideas, visit and

            Green Country Marketing Assn. is one of 11 multi-county organizations working with the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, the Oklahoma Travel Industry Assn. and the other multi-county associations to promote state tourism, a $6 billion industry.


By Jeanette Swindell, Public Relations Consultant, Green Country Marketing Assn.


Jeanette Swindell,

Public Relations Consultant

Green Country Marketing Assn.

2805 E. Skelly Drive, #805

Tulsa, OK 74105