The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

February 14, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area


Enid News & Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Trot 4 Trykes 5K Run/Walk

9 a.m. Saturday

Convention Hall, 301 S. Independence

Help the AMBUCS clubs of District 5B raise money while at the same time getting some exercise in this Saturday in downtown Enid.

AMBUCS’ Trot 4 Trykes 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9 a.m. at Convention Hall, 301 S. Independence. Race day registration starts at 7:30 and will run until 8:30. Only pre-registered runners are guaranteed a shirt. Money raised will go toward AmTryke therapeutic tricycles and various forms of community service. Cost is $30 for adults and $20 for children. For more information, call Rob Bullis at (405) 650-4490 or email ambucstrot@gmail.com.

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Sumner Winter Roundup

7 p.m. Saturday

Fairgrounds Pavilion Arena

Bulls and bull riders from all over the region will converge at the Fairgrounds Pavilion Arena this weekend for the continuation of the Sumner Winter Roundup.

Bulls and their owners will come from Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas to compete against others. This Saturday, the bulls will have their own competition, as will bull riders.

Admission to the event is $5. For more information, call Aronda Hajek at (405) 853-0176.

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Focus: Feastin’ & Fiddlin’

7-11 p.m. Feb. 22

Oakwood Mall

Get your fill of fiddlin’ and feastin,’ courtesy of Enid Arts Council, on Feb. 22 at Oakwood Mall in the old Sugar Rush location.

The feasting will begin at 7 p.m. with a spread of barbecue and all the fixings. The music also will begin at 7, including a performance by Olahoma’s own Byron Berline and his band.

In addition to the music, there will be a special art auction of seven fiddles that seven Oklahoma artists have designed. The fiddles were created by Harold Holden, Dan Long, Byron Test, J.J. Lee, Laura Humphrey, Eldon Ames and Ron Licklider. The designs currently are on display at the mall outside the old Sugar Rush location.

Tickets currently are on sale for $50 each and may be purchased at Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau, 123 W. Maine, or at enidarts.org. For more information, call 237-4779 or 540-4989.

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Feb. 15-21

EVENT [Saturday]

The J.E. Glaze Photography Show, 2 p.m., Davinci’s Coffeehouse, 2315 W. Willow, has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.

EVENT [Monday]

Leonardo’s Free Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse, 200 E. Maple. Leonardo’s normally isn’t open on Monday, but on the 18th, it’s open free to everyone — children and adults. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (580) 233-2787.

EXHIBIT [Daily]

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 507 S. 4th. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and $3 for students with an ID. For more information, go to csrhc.org, or call (580) 237-1907.

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Feb. 22-28

EVENT [Friday]

Feastin’ and Fiddlin’, 7-11 p.m., Oakwood Mall, former Sugar Rush location. Enid Arts Council will present the Byron Berline Band from Guthrie. Tickets are $50 and may be purchased at Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau or at enidarts.org. For more information, call (580) 540-4989 or (580) 237-4779.

EVENT [Thursday]

Garfield County Spring Livestock Show, beginning at 8 a.m., Garfield County Fairgrounds. For more information, call Karen Schimon at (580) 237-0238.

EVENT [Wednesday-Thursday]

Northern Oklahoma College Enid Observatory, dusk, corner of Randolph and Michael Hedges. For more information or to schedule a group, call Bob Killam at (580) 548-2399.

EXHIBIT [Daily]

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, 702 N. Washington. For more information, call (580) 233-3051.

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March 1-7

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Garfield County Spring Livestock Show, beginning at 8 a.m., Garfield County Fairgrounds. For more information, call Karen Schimon at (580) 237-0238.

EVENT [Friday]

First Friday, 6 p.m., downtown Enid. First Friday returns after a winter hiatus. Restaurants and shops downtown will be open late, and some musicians will perform at establishments. Additionally, March 1 is Free Art Friday. Blocks of wood decorated by local artists will be placed around downtown, and the first person who finds it may take it home. For more information, call Main Street Enid at (580) 234-1052.

MUSIC [Sunday]

Oklahoma Baptist University Chorale, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 401 W. Maine. The chorale, one of OBU’s premier vocal ensembles, will sing during the church’s 6:30 worship service. The performance is free, and everyone is invited to attend.