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June 26, 2018
Contact: Tara Carr, Senior Marketing Manager
(Office) (405) 478-2250 ext. 284
Fill up your glass and perfect your whiskey expertise at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum this summer
Popular Saloon Series program returns for the second year, aims to draw diverse crowd to Museum.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Whiskey tasting, featured cocktails, live local music, and good company return to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum on Thursday evenings in July and August from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for an experience that can’t be replicated during the ever-popular Saloon Series nights.
Beginning July 5, the Museum’s replica turn-of-the-century town, Prosperity Junction, takes center stage for a unique happy hour. From American bourbons and Japanese whiskeys to Islay Single Malt Scotch and Forty Creek Old Fashioned drinks, each week features a new and exciting whiskey theme and featured cocktail. Patrons are encouraged to not only try new drinks, but also learn about the history of each drink and what it pairs well with.
“Due to popular demand, the Museum is thrilled to bring back the spirit of the West in a unique summer program that welcomes and encourages all guests to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience,” said Museum President and CEO Natalie Shirley. “This original event has been the talk of the town since last year, and we encourage the community to come out this summer and see what the hype is about!”
Different live musicians are featured each week including local favorites such as Justin Joslin, The Dalbys, Casey & Minna, Grassland Caravan, Mallory Eagle, Ken Pomeroy, Kent Fauss Duo, Pat Payne, and Steelwind. The program is held in cooperation with Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits as well as Rodeo Opry Foundation.
The program is $25 at the door and includes a whiskey flight, one full drink ticket, one food ticket, whiskey class, live music, and Museum admission. For non-whiskey drinkers, Museum admission is $5. Patrons must be 21 years old to enter.
About the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is located only six miles northeast of downtown Oklahoma City in the Adventure District at the junction of Interstates 44 and 35, the state’s exciting Adventure Road corridor. The Museum offers annual memberships beginning at just $40. For more information, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org. For high-resolution images related to the National Cowboy Museum, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org/media-pics/.