The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

October 3, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid News & Eagle

Super Retriever Series

Today-Sunday, Oakwood Mall and Hillsdale

The Super Retriever Series, a nationally recognized event designed to highlight a number of skills in dogs, will be held through Sunday at Oakwood Mall in Enid.

Retriever trials will be held at 7:30 a.m. today at The Sportsman’s Ranch in Hillsdale. Beginning at 9 a.m. today, the SRS Super Dock will open at the mall in Enid with super fly check-in and open practice.

Events throughout the weekend include super fly, fun jump, junior and mini flyers and more. Each day Friday through Sunday, the dock will open at 9 a.m. The final events are at 3 p.m. Friday, 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Being held in tandem with the Super Retriever Series on Saturday is the Ducks Unlimited calling contest, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the center court of the mall near Chen Garden. All ages are welcome to participate.

For a full schedule, go to


Enid Antique Power Gas Engine & Antique Tractor Show

9 a.m. Saturday, Garfield County Fairgrounds

See a variety of antique tractors and gas-engine vehicles this Saturday at Garfield County Fairgrounds, 318 E. Oxford.

The event starts at 9 a.m. and is free to the public.

Exhibitors from the Ford Model T Club — Enid Region, AACA Club and Cushman Scooters are will be present.

For more information, call (580) 237-1756.



Oct. 4-10

EVENT [Saturday]

Pow wow, 10 a.m., Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center and Museum, 616 Leona Mitchell. Includes, vendors, music, educational activities and gourd dancing. For more information, call (580) 402-2524.

EVENT [Sunday]

YMCA Sundae in the Park, 2-4:30 p.m., Government Springs Park. Ice cream sundaes, inflatables, face painting and more. For more information, call (580) 237-4645.

EVENT [Wednesday]

October Brown Bag Lunch and Learn feat. Richard Simunek, author of “Lone Star School,” noon, Humphrey Heritage Village Church at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

Oct. 11-17

EVENT [Friday-Sunday]

Sooner State Kennel Club Dog Show, 10 a.m. Friday through 3 p.m. Sunday, Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. More than 1,000 dogs will compete. For more information, call (641) 423-3811.

EVENT [Saturday]

Heer’s Country, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. Buck Goucher and Jardo Cross will perform. Event also includes Bobby Bennett and the Borrowed Bandits, and a surprise guest. Admission is $5. For more information, call (580) 886-5141.

EVENT [Monday]

Fall Lecture Series: Exploration and the Cattle Driver 1865-1893, 7-8:30 p.m., NOC Gantz Center, 2200 E. Maine. Admission is free. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

Oct. 18-24

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Tombstone Tales, 8:30 p.m. both evenings, Enid Cemetery, 212 W. Willow. Take a night ride on a horse-drawn wagon through the cemetery and see characters “rise from the grave” to tell about Enid’s past. For information or tickets, call (580) 242-2233.

EVENT [Saturday]

Imagination Playground Play Day, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, Randolph and Cleveland. Kids ages 2-12 are invited to check out the play area next to the pumpkin patch. For more information, call (580) 237-3938.

EVENT [Saturday]

Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to noon, Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse, 200 E. Maple. For more information, call (580) 233-2787.

What's going on daily?

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

702 N. Washington

(580) 233-3051

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Mondays and all major holidays and adverse weather.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

507 S. 4th St.

(580) 237-1907

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays, New Years’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. For more admission info, go to the website.

Simpson’s Old Time Museum

228 E. Randolph Ave.

(580) 234-4998

Hours: 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Northern Oklahoma College Enid Observatory

Northern Oklahoma College Enid campus at the corner of Randolph and Michael Hedges

(580) 548-2399

Hours begin at dusk Thursday. (Note observatory no longer is open Wednesday evenings.) To schedule a large group, call the number above.

Splash Zone Water Park

1122 The Trails West Loop

Hours: noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, May through August. Admission: $12 for adults and seniors and children under 45 inches are $8.

Splash Pads

Hoover Park and Champion Park

Hoover Park location: Between Cleveland and Hoover on Oklahoma

Champion Park location: 10th and Chestnut

Admission is free.

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum

616 Leona Mitchell Blvd.

(580) 237-6989 or 402-2524

Midgley Museum (the Rock House)

1001 Sequoyah

(580) 234-7421

Hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday and all major holidays. Not open Nov. 1 through March 31.

Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse

200 E. Maple

(580) 233-2787

Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday; Twilight Time is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Admission: All-day pass, $7, children under 2 are free. Groups of 12 or more is $5. Memberships available.