A grand opening is planned for July 26 to celebrate the official opening of The Silver Screen Cowboy Museum, located 2 miles west of Newton on U.S. Highway 50.

The celebration includes a performance by singer, songwriter and entertainer Les Gilliam, known as “The Oklahoma Balladeer.”

Sommerfeld’s County Boys Carriage will provide a chuckwagon-style meal.

There will be tours through the museum starting at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

The museum’s collection spans from the silent era to the action cowboys including Tom Mix, John Wayne, Lash LaRue, Hoot Gibson and more.

The collection also highlights the singing cowboys such as Roy Rogers and Gene Autry.

Reservations are being taken, and seating is limited. Call (316) 835-3360 for reservations.