The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 7, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid News & Eagle

Holiday Marketplace

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Chisholm Trail Expo Center

Come get free photos with Santa and get some holiday merchandise Saturday at the Officers’ Spouses’ Club’s annual Holiday Marketplace.

The event starts at 9 a.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. at Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Admission is free, and kids will get to take free pictures with Santa from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Officers’ Spouses Club Charitable Giving and Scholarship Fund.

For more information or questions, email


Fairview Fly-In and Air Show

12:30 p.m. Saturday

Fairview Municipal Airport

A variety of aerobatics will be on display Saturday at Fairview Municipal Airport during the city’s 62nd annual fly-in.

Performers will include Randy Harris, flying a Skybolt 300; Kate Kyer, flying a Pitts S-2B; Chuck Powell, a parachute jumper; and the OK Barnstormers remote control club.

For those flying in, a free breakfast will be provided 7-10 a.m., with free turkey for every 10th plane. A ceremony recognizing veterans will be held at 10:45 a.m., and lunch will be available 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entrance to the air show is free.

For more information, call Fairview Municipal Airport at (580) 227-3788.


Senior Night at Plainsmen Field

6:15 p.m. Friday

D. Bruce Selby Stadium

Enid High School senior football players, managers, cheerleaders and pom members will be honored Friday at D. Bruce Selby Stadium at 6:15 p.m., prior to the 7 p.m. kickoff between Enid and Sand Springs.

Parents of seniors being honored are requested to gather at the west end of the football field no later than 6 p.m. Mothers of football seniors wishing to wear their sons’ jerseys need to arrive no later than 5:45 p.m. to pick up the jersey prior to the game.

There also will be a fireworks show provided by Midwest Enterprises at halftime.


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Nov. 8-14

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Holiday Affair Craft Show and Luncheon, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Central Christian Church, 1111 W. Broadway. Lunch will be served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and costs $10. Tickets must be purchased from the church office. For more information, call (580) 233-1214.

EVENT [Saturday]

Taste of St. Joe’s, 6 p.m., Enid Convention Hall. Includes gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions and entertainment by comedic magician Dewey Joe Beene. Tickets are $50. For more information, call (580) 237-7174. Tickets sold at Lippard Auctioneers, 1102 W. Broadway.

EVENT [Saturday]

Heer’s Country, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. Buck Goucher and Jarod Cross will perform; event also will include Nightlife, a six-piece band from Texas. Admission is $5. For more information, call (580) 886-5141.


Nov. 15-21

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Enid PBR Challenge, starting at 7:30 p.m. both days, Enid Event Center. Tickets are $25, $35 or $50. For more information, or to get tickets, call 855-TIX-ENID, or go to

EVENT [Saturday]

Christmas Junction Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chisholm Trail Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue. For more information, call (580) 484-1393.

EVENT [Thursday]

Turpin Tunes/Third Thursday, 8-10 p.m., Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Event is free to the public. For more information, call (580) 233-1052.


Nov. 22-28

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

 Phoenix Quest Harry Potter Convention, beginning 9 a.m. Friday at Adventure Quest, 200 E. Maple. A variety of events in the theme of Harry Potter will occur, including a Yule Ball for ages 12 and over, a “real” Quidditch game and screening of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.” For more information or tickets, go to

EVENT [Monday]

Circus Spectacular, 7 p.m., Enid Event Center. General admission tickets are $19. For more information, go to, or call 855-TIX-ENID.

EVENT [Thursday]

Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., 2100 W. Willow. Certified course with chip timing. Includes prizes and giveaways, costume contest and live band. For more info or to register, go to, or drop by Finer Physiques, 2127 W. Willow.


Weekly Activities

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. Admission: Suggested donation of $3.

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 information, go to

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: Beginning at dusk Thursday. To schedule a large group for an appointment, call the number listed above.

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum

616 Leona Mitchell Blvd.

(580) 237-6989 or 402-2524

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.