The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

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November 8, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

ENID, Okla. — Holiday Marketplace 2012

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

Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue

Get into the holiday spirit this weekend and attend Holiday Marketplace 2012, presented by Officers’ Spouses’ Club at Vance Air Force Base.

Area residents will have the opportunity to find gifts for everyone on their list. Products sold at Holiday Marketplace include crafts, jewelry, candles, children and adult accessories, artwork, photography and more.

Also, Santa will take some time out of his busy schedule to come and visit. Photos can be taken with him from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Admission, as well as a photo with Santa, is free. All proceeds from the sale of items will benefit the Officers’ Spouses’ Club.

For more information, email,


Taste of St. Joe’s

7-10 p.m. Saturday

Cherokee Strip Conference

Center, 123 W. Maine

Get out and support St. Joseph Catholic School this weekend at the school’s annual live-and-silent-auction fundraiser.

Items and packages to be bid on include a Disney condo package, car detailing package, American girl doll and accessories, and getaways to Wichita, Dallas/Fort Worth, Branson and Arbuckle Country.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau.

For more information, call (580) 242-4449.


Christmas in the Country

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Log home 8 miles east of U.S. 81

on Dover-Crescent Road

Stock up on Christmas gifts in a fun, festive atmosphere this Saturday at the 17th annual Christmas in the Country Craft Show.

Lots of food, including breakfast burritos, brisket, pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, cookies and cider will be provided. Also, parking will be free.

To get to the log home, follow the instructions above, or drive 91⁄2 miles west of 74C out of Crescent.


Focus: Welcome back, Convention Hall

Convention Hall is reopening next week, and the city has planned several activities to welcome the building back to use.

The Enid Convention Hall luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 to 1 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $25. A table of 10 costs $200. The event will include a commemorative scissors set for the building’s ribbon-cutting.

On Friday, Enid Arts Council will hold a fundraiser. The event includes cocktail hour starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and entertainment at 7:30. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. Cost includes the dinner, a live performance by “A Hard Night’s Day, a Beatles tribute band, and commemorative wine glass.

The city’s Veterans Day parade will start at 1:30 p.m. and end at Convention Hall. Following the parade will be a community open house 2-5 p.m.

Living history performances, free food and drink and activities for the entire family all will be part of the Sunday event. Also, a commemorative poster will be given out to to the first 1,000 people in attendance.

For more information, go to, or call (580) 616-7632. Tickets to the events are available by calling the number above, or at the welcome center, 123 W. Maine.

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