BARTLESVILLE, OK – Planning continues for the eighth annual Olive Drop celebration at Price Tower Arts Center.  The New Year’s Eve event promises a delicious, five course meal.  The dinner is being prepared by Outlaws Gourmet Catering.

“We are really excited about this year’s dinner.  We have put together a menu that will be unlike any of the other offerings in Bartlesville,” said Tim Boruff, executive director of Price Tower Arts Center.  “People are going to be treated to an impressive meal and fabulous service.”

The hors d’oeurves will include an assortment of gourmet cheeses, dried fruits and water crackers.  The appetizers will include Sherried Maine Lobster and Roasted Corn Bisque and Blackened Ahi Tuna Caesar Salad.  Guests will also have their choice of entrée:  USDA Prime Filet Mignon topped with Jumbo Lump Crab and Béarnaise or Grilled Alaskan Halibut topped with Crawfish Etouffee and Dirty Rice.  Cranberry-Glazed White Chocolate Cheesecake will be offered for dessert.

Prices for the 7th Annual Olive Drop dinner are consistent with last year’s event.  And, there are several options for those who are interested in taking part.  All of the options for the evening include the champagne toast at midnight when the large green olive will be dropped from the top of the Price Tower into a large martini glass at the base of the building.

Dinner is available for $75 per person, plus 20% gratuity and tax.  The standard room package offers dinner for two and a night’s stay at the Inn at Price Tower for $295, plus tax.  The suite package includes dinner for two and a night in a two-level suite for $395, plus tax.  For those only interested in staying in the hotel, standard rooms will be $155, plus tax.  Suites will be available for $255, plus tax.

“We’re accepting dinner reservations for seatings at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.  And, keep in mind, Copper Bar will also be open all evening for folks to mingle before and after dinner,” added Boruff.  'There is no better way to ring in the New Year than to spend the night in Frank Lloyd Wright's only realized skyscraper!'

At midnight, guests will move outside for the Olive Drop.  The event will include a complimentary champagne toast, a spotlight and countdown to ring in the New Year.  The public is also invited to gather at midnight to watch the Olive Drop.

To make dinner or room reservations for the New Year’s Eve Olive Drop at the Price Tower, you may call 918.336.1000.  More information is also available at


About Price Tower

The landmark destination for art, architecture and design, Price Tower Arts Center, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, provides local, regional and global audiences with the experience of great art, architecture and design in an arts complex whose centerpiece is Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper, the Price Tower.

This National Historic Landmark building, completed in 1956, contains a museum with permanent and changing exhibition galleries; original and restored historic Wright interiors (available by tour); and The Wright Place museum store.

Visitors may also experience Wright's masterpiece as guests of Inn at Price Tower, a high-design hotel that the Arts Center has created within Wright's skyscraper, along with the Inn's eclectic Copper Bar.

Historic tours are available with advanced reservations. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+), $5 students and children 16 and under and includes admission to the museum exhibitions (tax not included as may be applicable). For more information, the public may call 918.336.4949 or visit the web site at


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