Wanenmacher arms show set for Saturday-Sunday at Expo Square
BY NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Thursday, November 08, 2012
11/08/12 at 4:46 AM
Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show returns to the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square this weekend.
More than 4,100 exhibits of antique and modern firearms, knives, swords, and accessories will be on display and for sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
General-interest exhibits will include wildlife and Western art, bronze work and jewelry.
Actor and artist Buck Taylor will be the event's celebrity guest. Taylor is best known for his role as gunsmith Newly O'Brien on the television series "Gunsmoke." He also had roles on "Dallas" and "The Monroes" and was a guest star in more than 100 other television episodes. His film work includes "Tombstone" and "Gettysburg."
Buck is also known as a Western watercolor artist. He will bring many of his prints and paintings to Tulsa for the first time.
The NRA National Firearms Museum will present a display, "Famous and Fancy Six-Guns," which will feature famous guns owned by Jesse James and Theodore Roosevelt, as well as engraved and decorated six-shooters.
Admission is $10 for adults and $3 for children, or free with the purchase of a new NRA membership at the door.
For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/armsshow
Original Print Headline: Wanenmacher arms show returns for two days to Expo Square
Greg Henry (left) of Rogers, Ark., and Erik Nelson of Connecticut view and discuss shotguns and other firearms at the Wanenmacher's Tulsa Arms Show last year. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World file