ENID — Sept. 2-8
Enid First Friday, 5:30 p.m. Downtown businesses sponsor First Friday on the 1st Friday evening of each month. Local and area musicians will perform free entertainment at shops, restaurants and galleries. For more information, go to www.mainstreetenid.org.
The Garfield County District Fair starts Wednesday and will continue through Saturday at Garfield County Fairgrounds. Hours for the fair are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on the fair, call Chisholm Trail Expo Center at 237-0238.
Enid Gallery of Fine Arts, sponsored by Enid Art Association, is open 10 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday at Oakwood Mall. Admission is free. Call the gallery at 237-8666 for more information. The art gallery is located on the east side of the mall.
Wagner’s Carnival, 6-11 p.m. Friday, 4-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oakwood Mall. For more information, go to wagnerscarnival .com.
Trail Tales, the colorful and sometimes controversial history of downtown Enid comes alive at 10 a.m. on the downtown square. “Cactus Jack” guides participants on the tour. Reservations required. Call 242-2233. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children.
International Coin Collectors Show, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Holiday Inn Express, 4702 W. Garriott. Call 237-7722.
Gaslight Theatre presents “The Dixie Swim Club.” Shows both days will start at 8 a.m. The show is a comedy/drama directed by Christianne Chase. For more information or to buy tickets, contact the theatre at 234-2307, or go to www.gaslighttheatre.org.
2nd annual Gold Ribbon Ride Poker Run, 11:30 a.m., 319 N. Independence. First bike out at noon, last in at 5 p.m. in Cleo Springs. For more info, call 227-5780 or 541-0305.
Cherokee Strip Days Celebration 2011, downtown Enid. Three days of celebration. Food, entertainment, craft fair, pony rides and a parade on Saturday. Call 237-2494 for more info.
Gem and Mineral Show, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oakwood Mall. Enid Gem and Mineral Society presents 2011 Gem and Mineral Show in the store next to J.C. Penney. For more info, call 402-5568.
Caboose train to Drummond, 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Railroad Museum of Oklahoma is hosting 1 1/2-hour round trips to Drummond. Train departs from Splash Zone. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Call 233-3051 for tickets and info.
Continental Resources Great Land Run, 7:30 a.m., Cherokee Strip Conference Center, downtown Enid. For registration information, call 237-2494.