The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 24, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area


Enid News & Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Harlem Globetrotters

7 p.m. Monday

Chisholm Trail Expo Center

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters arrive Monday at Chisholm Trail Expo Center, and Enid residents both young and old can share in the fun.

Tickets for the event are $21, $26 or $36. Courtside seats are sold out.

$15 Magic Passes also are available in addition to admission. With this special pass, you can get on the court before the game and have some fun with the Globetrotters themselves — practicing your shot, getting some autographs, and maybe even trying out a trick or two.

In order to buy a Magic Pass, you must have purchased a general admission ticket. Also, soft-/rubber-soled shoes must be worn on the court.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. for Magic Pass holders; Magic Pass activities will be 5:30-6 p.m. Doors for those with regular admission will open at 6. The game will start at 7.

To purchase tickets, call the Expo Center box office at (580) 237-0238 or visit the box office at 111 W. Purdue. Tickets also may be purchased by calling (866) 443-8849.

Also click HERE to buy tickets. To purchase a Magic Pass, click HERE.

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Scrapbook Retreat

Today, Saturday and Sunday

One Page At A Time, 112 N. Independence

Get your scrapbooking supplies together and join other enthusiasts around the area for a three-day event in Enid.

For $35, you can have your own table and spread out all your supplies. You can run a tab all weekend and get 10 percent off your purchases.

The event will be 6 p.m. to midnight today, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call (580) 242-2767.

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Focus: Feastin’ and Fiddlin’

7-11 p.m. Feb. 22

Oakwood Mall

Enid Arts Council will host an evening of music and food Friday Feb. 22 at Oakwood Mall.

Feastin’ and Fiddlin’ will be 7-11 p.m. at the old Sugar Rush location inside the mall. The event will include music by Byron Berline & The Byron Berline Band.

Barbecue will be served between 7-8:30 p.m., and there will be a cash bar on hand all evening.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at Enid Convention and Visitors Bureau or online at enidarts.org.

Along with the music and food, there will be an art auction. Seven limited original pieces will be sold.

For auction information, or more information on Enid Arts Council, go to enidarts.org, or call (580) 540-4989 or (580) 237-4779.

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Jan. 25-31

EVENT [SATURDAY-SUNDAY]

Team Roping, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue. There is no admission charge. For more information, call the Expo Center at (580) 237-0238.

ACTIVITY [DAILY]

Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse and Adventure Quest, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 200 E. Maple. Leonardo’s is a place where children can come and discover all sorts of things through hands-on learning. The museum’s outdoor play area, Adventure Quest, is open the same hours, weather-permitting. All-day admission is $7; children under 2 are free. For more information, call (580) 233-2787.

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. Admission is by a suggested donation of $3 per person. Museum open weather-permitting. For more information, call (580) 233-3051.

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Feb. 1-7

THEATER [FRIDAY-SATURDAY]

‘Becky’s New Car,’ 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Becky Foster is caught in a middling life, but one day, when a millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where she works, everything changes. For information or tickets, call (580) 234-2307, or go to gaslighttheatre.org.

EVENT [SUNDAY]

5K Warm Your Heart Run and 1-mile Fun Run, 9 a.m., Return Engagement, 121 N. Grand. Course circles through downtown area. To register before the race, go to earlysignup.com/warmyourheartrun. Late registration is 8 a.m. the morning of the race. For more information, call (580) 234-0624.

EXHIBIT [DAILY]

Simpson’s Old Time Museum, 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 228 E. Randolph. Take a step back in time and visit the Old West at Simpsons Old Time Museum, located in downtown Enid. For more information, go to skeletoncreekproductions.com/m-museum.html.

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Feb. 8-14

THEATER [FRIDAY-SATURDAY]

‘Becky’s New Car,’ 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Becky Foster is caught in a middling life, but one day, when a millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where she works, everything changes. For information or tickets, call (580) 234-2307, or go to gaslighttheatre.org.

ACTIVITY [SATURDAY]

Big Band Dance, 7-10 p.m., Moose Lodge, 302 E. Purdue. Dance the night away and socialize with other Enid couples. Food and drink provided. Moose Lodge membership is $200 per couple per year. For more information, call (580) 233-6160.

ACTIVITY [WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY]

NOC Enid Observatory, open at dusk, corner of Randolph and Michael Hedges. Every Wednesday and Thursday evening of the month, weather permitting, Northern Oklahoma College Enid opens its observatory to the public. See the moon, planets, nebulae and other objects through the telescope. For more information or to schedule a large group, call Bob Killam at (580) 548-2399.