The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 10, 2011

Entertainment in and around Enid 11-11-11


Enid News and Eagle

ENID — Veterans Day Parade

10 a.m. Saturday

Downtown Enid

Come to downtown Enid Saturday morning to honor our military heroes.

Enid’s annual Veterans Day parade will kick off at 10 a.m. The parade will be led by Lt. Jacob Jensen, an undergraduate training student at Vance Air Force Base, who will be this year’s parade marshal.

Participants in the parade will gather at 8 a.m. at Q Spot, 221 W. Cherokee, where the parade will begin.

The parade will go from there to Grand, north on Grand, west on Randolph, south on Independence, then back to 221 W. Cherokee.

Participants in this year’s parade include Vance honor guard, Enid Mustang and Corvette car clubs, Enid Police and Fire departments, and a number of rural fire departments.

Emcee of the parade will be David McCoy.

Also participating in the parade will be Patriot Motorcycle Club, Cimarron Valley Chapter of American Red Cross and Salvation Army.

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A Taste of St. Joe’s

7-11 p.m. Saturday

Cherokee Strip Conference Center

The annual fundraiser for St. Joseph’s Catholic School, A Taste of St. Joe’s, will be 7-11 p.m. Saturday at Cherokee Strip Conference Center.

Tickets are $50 per person and may be paid for at the door. There will be an open bar for beer and wine 7-8:30 p.m., while a cash bar will be offered all night.

The event includes both a silent and live auction. Proceeds from the event, which is the largest fundraising opportunity for the school, will go directly toward the school.

Catering for the event will be provided by Panevino. Lippard Auctioneers will conduct the live auction.

Prizes in the auction include: dinner with the Rev. Joseph M. Irwin, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, a chef’s dinner for six offered by Panevino, and an Oklahoma State University football signed by quarterback Brandon Weeden.

There will be more than 100 items available during the silent auction.

For more information, call 237-1351.

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Touch-a-Truck

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Oakwood Mall

Enid A.M. AMBUCS will be holding an event called “Touch-a-Truck” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday outdoors west of Dillard’s in the parking lot.

Touch-a-Truck is a fundraiser for Enid A.M. AMBUCS. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AMBUCS AmTryke program.

Admission is $5 per person or $20 for the whole family.

AMBUCS will be bringing in all sorts of work vehicles, from fire trucks to police cars to construction trucks.

People who go to the event will have the opportunity to climb into these trucks, and professionals will give them a tour of their vehicles.

For more information, contact Jason Turnbow at 278-5564.

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Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday

228 E. Randolph

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, located in Enid, has more than 1 million pieces of memorabilia, including a world-class collection of dining car china and silverware. The museum also has a variety of model railroads for the kids to check out.

The museum is open at a variety of hours throughout the week. A $3 donation is suggested for entry into the museum. Call 233-3051.

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