The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

October 18, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Pumpkin Decorating Contest

3-5 p.m. Sunday

Christ United Methodist Church, 2418 W. Randolph

Get into the fall holiday spirit on Sunday at Christ United Methodist Church and decorate a few pumpkins.

Registration will begin at 3 p.m. for the church’s pumpkin decorating contest. Judging will begin at 4 p.m., with prizes handed out following the judging.

While at the pumpkin patch, participants and other residents can take home the pumpkin of their choice. The pumpkin patch also provides an opportunity to get your child’s or family’s photo taken, or for artists to paint a fall landscape.

Regular hours for the pumpkin patch are noon to 8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.


Haunted Tours of Waverley

7, 8 and 9 p.m. today and Saturday

1102 W. Oklahoma

Waverley Historic District will host three “haunted” tours tonight and Saturday night.

The tour includes stops at old, historic residents and “ghoulish” refreshments. Cost is $10 per adult and $5 per child age 10 and younger.

It’s recommended those interested call (580) 484-2549 to reserve tickets in advance, as each tour will accommodate only 20 people each. Attendees are advised to bring comfortable walking shoes and flashlight.


Train Show


702 N. Washington

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, 702 N. Washington, will show and display Crescent Valley Custom Train Lines on Saturday.

Lego trains also will be on display.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. It also is open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call (580) 233-3051.


Focus: Night of comedy slated for Oct. 30

Two stand-up comedians and a silent auction will be featured at “An All Hallows Evening of Comedy” 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Cherokee Strip Conference Center.

The event is a fundraiser benefiting an Enid family living with multiple sclerosis, and the National MS Society.

In addition to the comedians and silent auction, a live pie auction will be held. The highest bidder will have the opportunity to throw the pie into the face of Attorney Dalen McVay, Undersheriff Jerry Niles, Enid Fire Chief Joe Jackson, Senator Patrick Anderson or Representative Mike Jackson.

Tickets are $20 for admission and dinner. For more information or tickets, contact Tiffany Harvey at 402-5633 or Tickets also are available at Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau.


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Oct. 19-25


Jimmy Davis concert, 8 p.m., Continental Ballroom, 302 N. Independence. Advance tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Serenity Springs, 518 W. Maple. Tickets at the door are $20. For more information, call Kay at (580) 548-4673.


Nightmare Warehouse, 7-10 p.m., Goldspot, 424 W. Walnut. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under. Times and dates subject to change. For more information, go to


Horse Playday, 4-6 p.m., outdoor arena at Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Activities will include horse competition for children and adults. For more information, call (580) 237-0238.


NOC Observatory, dusk, corner of Michael Hedges and Randolph. See stars, planets, nebulae and other objects through Northern Oklahoma College Enid’s large telescope. Large groups should call ahead at (580) 548-2399. For more information, call the number above.


Oct. 26-Nov. 1


“It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown!”, 7:30 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 2418 W. Randolph. Admission is free; popcorn and apple cider provided. For more information, call (580) 237-3938.


Scare on the Square, 5-8 p.m., Garfield County Court House lawn. Children will have an opportunity to trick-or-treat in a safe environment. Local safety officials will be present at the event. For more information, call (580) 402-6732.


Lady Liberty Open House, 11 a.m., Enid Woodring Regional Airport. Event will include WWII airplane rides, opportunities to meet the crew and climb into the cockpit, and hamburgers and hot dogs. For more information, call David Emerson at (580) 233-2561.


Night of the Living Dead, 8 p.m., Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. The play is about radioactive material from Venus that transforms the dead into flesh-eating zombies. To buy tickets, go to


Nov. 2-8


Mennonite Relief Sale, starts 4 p.m. Friday, Chisholm Trail Expo Center. Events will include $10 dinner, craft auction, pancake and sausage breakfast and quilt auction. For more information, go to


Food and Wine Festival, 7-10 p.m., Cherokee Strip Conference Center, 123 W. Maine. Funds raised go toward Enid SPCA. Tickets are $30 and can be bought at Buck’s Party Shop or The Cat Clinic. For more information, call SPCA at (580) 233-1325.


Enid Hamfest, 8 a.m., Hoover Building, 305 E. Oxford. Admission is $2, kids 12 and under are free. Sponsored by Enid Amateur Radio Club. For more information, go to


Miss Enid Wheat Capital Pageant, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Tickets are $10 at the door. The pageant is a local preliminary for Miss Oklahoma. For more information, go to


Health fair is Saturday

Integris Northwest Health Foundation and Integris Bass Baptist Health Center will host a free, community-wide health fair 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Cherokee Strip Conference Center.

Free flu shots for all ages will be given, while supplies last. Also, free health screenings, including glucose, cholesterol, prostate screening, Body Mass Index, COPD, oxygen saturation and blood pressure will be given.

For more information, call Anita Luetkemeyer at (580) 548-1110.

Fall carnival to be held

Emmanuel Christian School, 2505 W. Garriott, will hold its fall carnival 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

The event will feature food, prizes and fun.

For more information, call Becky Reilly at (580) 747-8497.

Cafe to host live music

Sue’s Cafe, 226 W. Broadway, will host live music by JJ Taylor at 8:30 tonight.

The cafe also will host live music at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The featured musicians will be Rodney Knox and Ash Sutter.

For more information, call 540-8974.

Alva’s Moose Lodge is hosting haunted house

Moose Lodge in Alva is hosting a weekend haunted house in October.

The haunted house is open 8 p.m. to midnight on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 13 through Oct. 28, and also Oct. 31.

Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call Lance Harzman at (580) 748-0008.