Saturday, August 1, 2009

Pawnee Bill Memorial Rodeo (Aug. 6-8, 2009)

As we have every year for the past 9 years, the Dancing Bean Ranch is hosting Pawnee Bill Memorial Rodeo Princesses during the annual rodeo. It's always a pleasure to meet and visit these talented young ladies, and we know that when you join the town of Pawnee at this spectular event, you will enjoy the fun and pagentry as much as we do. See you at the rodeo!

Pawnee Bill Memorial Rodeo
Lakeside Arena Pawnee
34781 E 44 Rd
Pawnee, OK 74056

"The biggest little rodeo in Oklahoma. IPRA sanctioned with seven standard events. Winner of the Ford Rodeo Series four years in a row. Other events include a Western Art Sho, triathlon, BBQ, parade, dance, wild cow milking, cattle drive, wild horse race, bull poker and a kid's rodeo." []

Handicap Accessible
Tour Bus Parking
Contact: Bill Gosnell by email or by phone 918-762-2108

Monday, June 22, 2009

Pawnee Farmers' Market

mid-May through September
7:30am to 11:30am
"Local farmers and growers offering a wide variety of fresh seasonal locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants, & herbs straight from the farm. Other products available include eggs, honey, flowers, and handcrafted items."

Directions: Highway 64 into downtown Pawnee. The farmers' market is on the south side of the courthouse square.

Contacts: (918) 762-2735 or (918) 762-2196

Wild West Music Fest

July 3 - 4, 2009
4pm - 2am
Pawnee Lakeside Arena, Pawnee, OK

No Justice and the Red Dirt Rangers are but a sample of the dozen bands that will perform at this Independence Day music festival. Enjoy music, food, cold drinks, and fun for all ages. Don't miss the spectacular fireworks display Saturday night.

Handicap accessible. Tour bus parking.

For more information contact Bill Gosnell at the Pawnee Chamber of Commerce:

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Pawnee Bill's Original Wild West Show

Pawnee Bill's Original Wild West Show
Last three Saturdays in June!
June 13, June 20, June 27, 2009

Don't miss Pawnee Bill's Original Wild West Show. An Oklahoma classic, this re-enactment of one of the world's most famous wild west shows is a family favorite. Follow the parade from the town square to the Pawnee Bill Ranch, where you can meet the cast members and then enjoy an old-fashioned BBQ dinner before the show begins. And if you need a place to stay, be sure to contact the Pawnee Bunkhouse Bed & Breakfast -- we're only 5 minutes from the Pawnee Bill Ranch.

Complete Show Day Event Schedule
11:00am - Ranch Site Opens
2:00pm - Parade through downtown Pawnee, ending at Pawnee Bill Ranch
2:30pm - Entertainment begins on the "hill" at the Pawnee Bill Ranch
5:30pm - Midway opens at the arena, BBQ dinner (separate ticket required) begins serving
7:30pm - Grand Entry, The Original Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show, arena

Purchase tickets at the Pawnee Bill Ranch Museum or call (918) 762-2513.

Monday, February 2, 2009

The Pawnee Bunkhouse Bed and Breakfast is Open For Business!

Welcome to the Pawnee Bunkhouse on the 90-acre Dancing Bean Ranch. An hour from Tulsa, and an hour and a half from Oklahoma City, we offer a quiet, private and comfortable accommodation for your mini-break. For tourists, our location is well-suited for easy day trips to sightseeing destinations, including those in Ponca City, Bartlesville, and Stillwater. And for those in town for business travel, we offer discount corporate rates for mid-week stays.

We are five minutes from the historic Pawnee Bill Mansion and Buffalo Ranch, where reenactments of the Pawnee Bill Wild West Show are staged for three weekends in June.

Our amenities include:
Spacious room with private entrance (queen bed, two twin beds).
Bath en suite.
20 x 30 foot in-ground swimming pool.
Microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker in room.
Continental breakfast served in room (locally grown and organic items as available).
Afternoon tea available in room (cream tea: tea and scones; coffee if you insist ).
Pets welcome, with restrictions.
Nature walk on cleared path, hikes in woods (unimproved).

Double occupancy, $70.00 per night.
Additional guests, $12.00 per person, per night.
Children under 12 stay free.
Checks or cash only.
Special rates for off-season, mid-week, and multi-night stays.
For weekends during the Steam Engine Show, Wild West Show, or the Rodeo, deposit is required, refundable until 5 days before check-in date.

Check-in time, 3:00pm; check-out, noon.

For more information, call 918-762-2443.