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It's Not too Late to Join the Claremore Home & Garden Show, March 25 – 26

By: Tom Fink | Category: Rogers County | Issue: February 2022

In horticulture, a perennial is a plant with deep roots that weathers the cold winter months to return in the warmer seasons. Not unlike a perennial, the Claremore Home & Garden Show will be making its reappearance this spring in Claremore. Amateur or professional gardeners, do-it-yourselfers, anyone who takes pride in their lawn, home interior or exterior, or those eager to undertake any project for their house or property can find something of interest at the upcoming annual event, scheduled for Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26, in Claremore.

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Thank You for Keeping Us Local

By: Value News | Category: Rogers County | Issue: February 2022

Claremore is a vibrant town rich in Native American culture. Located on historic Route 66, you will experience a treasure-trove filled with eclectic shops and unique boutiques, antiques, craft emporiums, museums, restaurants, and galleries. Its residents have an independent and creative spirit that encourages collaboration and entrepreneurship. Outdoor adventure enthusiasts will enjoy Claremore Lake, parks, and many miles of multi-use trails.

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Small Rodeo of the Year

By: Tom Fink | Category: Rogers County | Issue: February 2022

Since 1947, the Will Rogers Stampede PRCA has been a favorite for rodeo fans, roping in audiences every year with its cowboys, competitions and other crowd-pleasing events. So favored is the Claremore-based rodeo that its recognition extends well beyond Oklahoma, and at the recent awards banquet held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the rodeo was selected as the 2021 Small Rodeo of the Year by both the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and the Women’s Rodeo Association (WRPA).

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Visit Claremore, Claremore is a great value getaway close to home.

By: Value News | Category: Rogers County | Issue: February 2022

By definition, the tourism industry markets places of interest to the public, and all the places of interest and things to do in Claremore makes Tanya Andrews’s role as executive director of Visit Claremore that much easier.

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Will Rogers Stampede Rodeo Earns ‘Small Rodeo of the Year’ Honors

By: Tom Fink | Category: Rogers County | Issue: January 2022

Since 1947, the Will Rogers Stampede PRCA has been a favorite for rodeo fans, roping in audiences every year with its cowboys, competitions and other crowd-pleasing events. So favored is the Claremore-based rodeo that its recognition extends well beyond Oklahoma, and at the recent awards banquet held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the rodeo was selected as the 2021 Small Rodeo of the Year by both the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and the Women’s Rodeo Association (WRPA).

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Home Improvements and Vendors: Sign-up Now for the Annual Claremore Home & Garden Show, March 25 – 26 Exhibitors and vendors build clientele and increase sales at the spring event.

By: Tom Fink | Category: Rogers County | Issue: January 2022

In horticulture, a perennial is a plant with deep roots that weathers the cold winter months to return in the warmer seasons. Not unlike a perennial, the Claremore Home & Garden Show will be making its reappearance this spring in Claremore. Amateur or professional gardeners, do-it-yourselfers, anyone who take pride in their lawn, home interior or exterior, or those eager to undertake any project for their house or property can find something of interest at the upcoming annual event, scheduled for Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26, in Claremore.

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Visit Claremore, Claremore is a great value getaway close to home.

By: Value News | Category: Rogers County | Issue: January 2022

By definition, the tourism industry markets places of interest to the public, and all the places of interest and things to do in Claremore makes Tanya Andrews’s role as executive director of Visit Claremore that much easier.

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Thank You for Keeping Us Local

By: Value News | Category: Rogers County | Issue: January 2022

Claremore is a vibrant town rich in Native American culture. Located on historic Route 66, you will experience a treasure-trove filled with eclectic shops and unique boutiques, antiques, craft emporiums, museums, restaurants, and galleries. Its residents have an independent and creative spirit that encourages collaboration and entrepreneurship. Outdoor adventure enthusiasts will enjoy Claremore Lake, parks, and many miles of multi-use trails.

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Thank You for Keeping Us Local

By: Value News | Category: Rogers County | Issue: December 2021

Claremore is a vibrant town rich in Native American culture. Located on historic Route 66, you will experience a treasure-trove filled with eclectic shops and unique boutiques, antiques, craft emporiums, museums, restaurants, and galleries. Its residents have an independent and creative spirit that encourages collaboration and entrepreneurship. Outdoor adventure enthusiasts will enjoy Claremore Lake, parks, and many miles of multi-use trails.

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Visit Claremore, Claremore is a great value getaway close to home.

By: Value News | Category: Rogers County | Issue: December 2021

By definition, the tourism industry markets places of interest to the public, and all the places of interest and things to do in Claremore makes Tanya Andrews’s role as executive director of Visit Claremore that much easier.

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Christmas Shines in Claremore There is something very special about the Christmas spirit in 2021.

By: Tom Fink | Category: Rogers County | Issue: November 2021

Christmastime comes early and stays late this year in the city of Claremore. Let your heart warm to the Christmas spirit and veritable host of fun meaningful activities for every member of the family. Behind the scenes, Santa’s elves – notably Tanya Andrews with Visit Claremore, Layla Freeman and Nancy Phelps with Light of Hope, and an army of staff and volunteers have been making their lists and checking them twice to ensure months of fun, safe Christmas activities for the Claremore community and its holiday guests.

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How to Be a Tourist in Your Own City

By: Value News | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2020

You’d be surprised how much there is to see and how little you probably know about the place you live. For some, low budgets due to job losses and being “Safer at Home,” it definitely put a dent in the fun of summer traveling this year, without a doubt. But just because you can’t go far doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time. Here are eight ways on how to do it and you can do it as a family!

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Shopping Local Speeds Economic Recovery

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: Rogers County | Issue: May 2020

COVID-19, a name that will not be forgotten for a long time, has brought tourism to a screeching halt. Spring is one of the busiest times in Claremore with numerous events; sports by RSU, our high schools and recreation leagues; graduations, reunions and weddings…except for this year. COVID-19 is and has been devastating-killing our residents or making them very ill for an extended amount of time. It has changed the way we communicate, the way we shop, the way we celebrate, the way we gather and the way we entertain. We are all trying to stay safe and healthy and our team at Visit Claremore encourages you to continue, but maybe it is time to get out a little? Click to learn more.

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Claremore Home & Garden Show is Your One Stop Shop for All Things Lawn, Garden and Home Repair

By: Tom Fink | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: March 2020

Claremore’s annual Home & Garden Show returns to the Claremore Expo Center April 3-5. Dozens of vendors specializing in lawncare, home repair, and more will be attending to showcase their products and services and answer questions. The unique aspect of the show is that many of the vendors are local to Rogers County and the surrounding areas, highlighting the availability of resources available within the community. Learn more about the event at ValueNews.com.

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Plan Now to Exhibit at the Claremore Home & Garden Expo

By: Tom Fink | Category: Lawn & Garden | Issue: February 2020

Warmer weather is approaching, which means home improvement projects are underway. The Claremore Home & Garden Show is the perfect opportunity for vendors to showcase their products to thousands and exhibitors to gain Spring and home improvement inspiration. The free three-day event will be held April 3-5 at the Claremore Expo Center. Learn more at ValueNews.com.

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West Bend Winterland returns to Claremore

By: Tom Fink | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: November 2019

The third annual West Bend Wonderland returns to the Claremore Expo Center with various events beginning with the Tree Lighting Ceremony December 2 at 6:30 p.m. through the New Year's Eve bash on December 31. You can participate in open skate nights, take photos with Santa, ride the miniature train, and more. Find the details at ValueNews.com.

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Claremore's Newest Family Tradition

By: Ashley Waitkus | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: November 2018

Traveling over 1,000 miles to Michigan and back for a 55 foot fresh Christmas tree, Visit Claremore goes to great distances to make sure the annual West Bend Winterland provides an incredible, memory-making experience for families.

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2015 Great Race to Travel Route 66

By: Lisa Rogers | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: June 2015

Claremore will host a lunch stop on the 2015 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Sunday, June 21, race organizers have announced.

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Preserving Cowboy Cooking Culture

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2014

If they were being pulled by horses or oxen, it might look like an Old West cattle drive.

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Hop on the Chuck Wagon

By: Christopher Davis | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: October 2013

Will Rogers’ birthday is November 4, which means that Claremore – the ­hometown of Rogers – is ­planning their annual Will Rogers Days celebration.

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World’s Richest Noodling Tournament Coming to Claremore

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: June 2013

Kaleb Summers likes a ­challenge. He confesses to being an adrenaline junkie.

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Richest Noodling Showdown Comes to Claremore

By: Tanya Andrews | Category: Recreation/Leisure | Issue: May 2013

Claremore is known for its many Oklahoma legends.

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