No need to apologize!!! As Dr. V. R. Easterling (late-former-Executive Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society) used to tell us "youngsters" when we'd complain about something the Oklahoma Heritage Association was doing: "Boys! There's enough history to go around!"
There are people who will attend the lecture in Oklahoma City (where there is an air-conditioned building) who wouldn't normally drive to Honey Springs.
And there are people on this side of the state who wouldn't drive "all the way" to OKC to attend any lecture.
"There's enough history to go around!"