The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 20, 2014

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid News & Eagle

‘The 39 Steps’

Thursday through March 1

Enid Symphony Center

Hitchcock meets Monty Python this week in Gaslight Theatre’s newest dinner theatre production, “The 39 Steps.”

Christianne Chase directs the play, based on the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film and starring Brett Wilenzick, Jill Patterson Phillips, Daniel Johnson and Jason Maly.

Performance dates are Thursday and Feb. 28, as well as March 1. Dinner starts at 7 p.m., with showtime at 8.

For more information, call the theater box office at (580) 234-2307, or go to You can purchase tickets online at


Caring for Family Treasures

Feb. 25-March 1

Public Library of Enid and Garfield County

Enid’s public library will host a 12-panel exhibit that shows how to care for items including textiles, audio and visual recordings, jewelry, photos and papers.

For more information, call (580) 234-6313.


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Feb. 21-27

GAME [Saturday]

NOC Enid Baseball vs. Hesston (Kan.), 1 p.m., David Allen Memorial Ballpark, 301 S. Grand. For more information, go to

MUSIC [Saturday]

American Red Cross presents Dueling Pianos with Noel and Dan, 6 p.m., Convention Hall, 301 S. Independence. Annual fundraiser for Cimarron Valley Chapter of American Red Cross. For more information, call (580) 237-5994.


Feb. 28-Mar. 6

EVENT [Friday-Sunday]

Enid’s Spring Coin, Token and Collectibles Show, noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Garfield County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue. For more information, call (580) 233-0007 or 478-5709.

EVENT [Friday]

Winter Chautauqua, 7 p.m., Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Enid, 2929 E. Broadway. Debra Conner will portray Dr. Mary Edwards Walker from the Civil War. Admission is free. For more information, call (580) 551-9792.

MUSIC [Saturday]

Heer’s Country, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. $7 admission. For more information, call (580) 886-5141.

EVENT [Saturday]

Mardi Gras, 6:30 p.m., Hiland Tower ballroom, 205 W. Maple. Presented by Enid Arts Council. Tickets are $75 each. For more information, go to, or call (580) 540-4989.


March 7-13

EVENT [Friday]

First Friday, 6-9 p.m., downtown Enid. A number of stores downtown will be open late with specials, and a variety of musicians will perform at downtown restaurants. For more information, find First Friday Enid on Facebook.

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

‘It’s Time to Get Unmasked,’ 4 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, 212 S. 27th. Spiritual retreat put on by Heartland Women’s Ministries. Cost is $40. For more information, call (580) 231-0708.

EVENT [Saturday-Sunday]

Oklahoma Festival Ballet, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. Camille St. Saens’ Carnival of the Animals will include donkeys, elephants, kangaroos, “untamed pianists” and other musical creatures. Tickets are available at For more information, call (580) 237-9646.


Activities and Museums

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

702 N. Washington — (580) 233-3051

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays and Mondays except by appointment, 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. Closed Sundays, 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.

Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

200 E. Maple — (580) 233-2787

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

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. To schedule a large group, call the number above.

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum

616 Leona Mitchell Blvd. — (580) 237-6989 or 402-2524

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $8 for adults, $5 for children´┐Ż