The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

June 20, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid News and Eagle

GreEnid at Enid Farmers Market

8-11 a.m. Saturday

Corner of Grand and Garriott

Get yourself some fresh produce while celebrating clean and healthy living Saturday at Enid Farmers Market.

GreEnid returns this year with several activities for the whole family to enjoy. Children can make bird feeders, while everyone can participate in potato races and grab some recyclable shopping bags.

A new event called Reusapalooza will be incorporated into GreEnid. The public is asked to drop off items that are not broken and that the owners no longer want. Representatives of Lola’s Boutique, Broadway Xchange and Park Avenue Thrift will take the items and make them usable again. Items will be chosen at 8:30 and finished products will be judged at 10:30.

For more information on Enid Farmers Market, which is held each Saturday, go to

Gary Allan Concert

7 p.m. Sunday

Enid Event Center

Enid Event Center will host its inaugural concert Sunday when country music star Gary Allan comes to town.

Allan has sold more than 7 million albums and released five platinum and gold albums in a row. He has had five No. 1 hits, including “Every Storm (Runs out of Rain)” and “Watching Airplanes.”

He will be joined by Logan Mize, who is from Clearwater, Kan. His second album, “Nobody in Nashville,” reached No. 49 on the Billboard Country Albums list. He has shared the stage with bands such as Lady Antebellum, Eric Church and The Band Perry.

Tickets cost $32 and $42. A limited number of VIP tickets are on sale for $77. For more information or to buy tickets, call 855-TIX-ENID, or go to

Auction for retired veterans

10 a.m. Saturday

American Legion American Legion Argonne Post 4, 121 W Oak

Auction open to the public for the support Retired and Disabled American Veterans.

Gaslight Drama Camp presents

“Willy Wonka”

2 & 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

Tickets $5

Kids from the Gaslight Theatre Drama Camp put on the “Willy Wonka” production at the theater, 221 N. Independence. Morning camp members present the 2 p.m. show and afternoon campers put on the 4 p.m. performance. For information, go to Gaslight Theatre



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Cirque Musica

Witness high-flying acrobatics combined with symphonic music June 27 as Enid Event Center hosts Cirque Musica.

The performance combines circus-style athleticism with both classical and popular music in a concert for the entire family.

Tickets are $29-$77 and may be purchased by going to or by calling (855)-TIX-ENID.

This Week June 21-27

EVENT [Friday]

Outdoor Arena Summer Playday, all day, Chisholm Trail Expo Center Outdoor Arena, 111 W. Purdue. Area residents are invited to bring their horse and compete in various events. For more information, call Terri Haws at (580) 541-1967.

EVENT [Saturday]

Enid Woodring Regional Airport Monthly Fly-in and Spot Landing Contest, 8-10 a.m., 1026 S. 66th. Everyone — pilots and residents — are welcome to attend. Breakfast will be available at Barnstormers Restaurant for $7. For more information, call (580) 234-5476.

EVENT [Saturday]

Make-A-Burger for Make-A-Wish, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center. Cost is $2 for one sample or $15 for 10 samples. Those interested in grilling or making a donation are asked to contact Dan Smith at

Next Week June 28-July 4

THEATER [Friday-Sunday]

Shakespeare in the Park: “Much Ado About Nothing,” 8 p.m. each day, Government Springs Park. Gaslight Theatre’s annual Shakespeare in the Park tradition continues. Admission is free. Audience members are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

EVENT [Saturday]

Enid Roller Girls Bout vs. River Valley, time TBA, SkateTown, 905 Overland Trail. For more information, email, or go to

EVENT [Thursday]

City of Enid Independence Day Celebration, 6 p.m., Meadowlake Park. Enid Symphony Orchestra will perform patriotic music at 8:30 p.m., and fireworks display begins at about 9:45 p.m. For more information, call the city at (580) 234-0400.

In Two Weeks July 5-11

EVENT [Friday]

First Friday, 6-9 p.m., downtown Enid. Come explore the live entertainment scene in downtown Enid while enjoying late hours and specials at local shops and restaurants. For more information, find First Friday Enid on Facebook.

EVENT [Saturday]

Family Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Come learn about some of the skills pioneers used in the early days. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [Wednesday]

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn, noon to 1 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Bring your own lunch and learn about some of the history behind Enid. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.