The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 26, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area


Enid News & Eagle

Hometown Christmas with Kyle Dillingham

6 p.m. Sunday

Enid First Assembly

World-renowned violinist Kyle Dillingham will perform in his hometown of Enid this Sunday at Enid First Assembly, located at 905 N. Oakwood.

Dillingham will play a variety of selections from his Christmas CD, “A Very Kyle Christmas.”

Everyone is welcome to attend, and admission is free. For more information, call (580) 233-1742.

After the show, everyone is invited to join Kyle at Five80 Coffeehouse at 122 E. Randolph for more holiday music and cheer, as well as refreshments.

The reception is scheduled to begin at about 7:30 p.m., and, once again, everyone is welcome to attend.

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Coming up next week: First Friday

6-9 p.m. Jan. 3

Downtown Enid

There will be lots to do in downtown Enid next Friday as Main Street Enid hosts First Friday.

During each First Friday, local musicians perform at restaurants and stores downtown, and local shops usually have gifts, discounts or food available.

So far, events announced for January First Friday are:

• 2nd Story Downtown will serve up hot apple cider and storewide specials.

• B Hip Kids, Cafe Garcia and Callahan’s Pub all will be open.

• Downtown Kitchen Store will provide gourmet samples.

• Gaslight Theatre will host a special Gaslight Cabaret, as it is saying goodbye to regular Kyla Willingham. She will perform a set of contemporary theater music, along with old favorites. Event starts at 8.

• One Page at a Time, PaneVino and Turquoise Boutique all will be open, as well.

More events will be posted to facebook.com/FirstFridayEnid as they are confirmed.

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Dec. 27-Jan. 2

EVENT [Tuesday]

Noon Years Eve, 10 a.m. to noon, Leonardo’s Children’s Museum, 200 E. Maple. Event for the entire family includes games with prizes, crafts, face painting, Segway course, bounce house and noon countdown. Cost is $3.50 for members and $7 for nonmembers. A free lunch will be provided by AdvancePierre Foods. For more information, call (580) 233-2787.

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Jan. 3-9

EVENT [Friday]

First Friday, 6-9 p.m., downtown Enid. Monthly event includes local musician performances and special events throughout downtown. For more information, call (580) 234-1052.

MUSIC [Saturday]

Heer’s Country, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. Buck Goucher and Jarod Cross will perform, Bobby Bennett & The Borrowed Bandits on hand. Admission $5. For more information, call (580) 886-5141.

MUSIC [Sunday]

A Messiah Sing-Along, 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 502 W. Maine. Free and open to the public. Reception will follow. For more information, call (580) 237-5413.

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Jan. 10-16

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

KNID Agrifest, 9 a.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday, Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Farm show includes seminars and demonstrations as well as vendor booths and activities. For more information, call (580) 237-1390.

MUSIC [Saturday]

Hennessey Hometown Hootenanny, 7 p.m., Public Library Auditorium, 525 S. Main, Hennessey. Open mic starts at 6:30. For more information, call (405) 853-6212.