The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 15, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend


Enid News & Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Home for the Holidays Enid Home Show

9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue

Contractors and crafters alike will fill Chisholm Trail Expo Center this weekend for the annual Home for the Holidays Enid Home Show.

The event, hosted by Enid Home Builders Association, includes crafts, small-business vendors, Christmas shopping opportunities and a home show.

More than 50 craft and gift vendors will be on hand. Vendors’ goods will include toys, jewelry, women’s and children’s clothing, handmade wood crafts,

furniture and products from local wineries.

Additionally, home products like furniture, mattresses, spas and saunas also will be on display. Admission to the show is $2. Children 12 and under will

be admitted free. For more information, call C&M Production Group LLC at

(580) 234-3549.

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Santa’s Showcase Craft Show

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

Hoover Building, 305 E. Oxford

Get more of your Christmas shopping done earlier this year at Santa’s Showcase Craft Show, this Saturday at the Hoover Building on Garfield County Fairgrounds.

The show typically features crafters from a four-state region. Shoppers will be able to purchase their favorite crafts and other holiday items. Also, Blue Star Mothers will be providing chicken noodle soup and other lunch items for purchase.

Admission to the show is free. For more information, call Brenda Bingham at (580) 747-4553.

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Focus: Candy Cane Cash drawing is Dec. 15

The citywide shopping event that began Oct. 29 will culminate in a drawing for $10,000 in cash on Dec. 15 on the downtown Square.

Candy Cane Cash is an annual event meant to promote local shopping and keeping money in the local economy.

Shoppers can earn tickets by buying at local businesses. The tickets then are put into a drawing for five cash prizes: one for $5,000, one for $2,000, one for $1,000 and two for $500.

Participating businesses include Ace Hardware, AE Howard Flooring, Avon Beauty center, Basket Kase, Bell Jewelers, Big Country Meat Market, Blaze’s BBQ, CC Coins, Chick-fil-A, Cook’s Bargain, Debbie’s Boutique/Enid Superlube, Ediger’s Diamonds, Galaxy Mattress, Garfield Furniture, Gift Box, Golf USA, Grand Avenue Lighting, Jumbo Foods, Medic Pharmacy, Midwest Music, MotoPhoto, Napoli’s, Okie Joe’s, Our Family Pet Shop, Oxford Cleaners, Park Avenue Thrift, Patricia’s Boutique, Pioneer Cellular, Save A Lot, Schieber’s Donuts, Stuart Nissan, Sun Loan Co., The Tanning Club, Tiger Pawn, T Shirt Store, United Supermarkets, Way Out West, Western Sizzlin and Wheat Capital Running Co.

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Nov. 16-22

EXHIBIT [SATURDAY]

Family Farm Day, 11 a.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Admission is free with museum admission. Museum visitors can experience what it was like when the nation’s food came from farms powered by animals and human muscle. Activities will include rope making, leather crafting, corn shelling and grinding. Also, there will be a pie auction at 1 p.m. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [SUNDAY]

Veterans Day Parade and Convention Hall Grand Reopening, 1:30 p.m., downtown Enid. The Veterans Day Parade will end at Convention Hall. It will be followed by a community open house 2-5 p.m. at Convention Hall. For more information, call (580) 616-7362.

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, 7-2 N. Washington. Museum contains various collections of railroad memorabilia. Admission is by suggested donation of $3 per person. For more information, call (580) 233-3051.

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Nov. 23-29

EVENT [FRIDAY]

Enid Lights Up the Plains, 6 p.m., downtown Enid. Live entertainment, hot food and drinks and fireworks will combine with the lighting up of the city’s downtown for the holidays. The event also will include horse-drawn carriage rides and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. For more information, call Main Street Enid at (580) 234-1052.

MUSIC [FRIDAY-SUNDAY]

Enid Symphony Orchestra’s White Christmas, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. For tickets or more information, call the box office at (580) 237-9646.

ACTIVITY [FRIDAY-DEC. 24]

Santa at Oakwood Mall, regular mall hours. Come take a picture with Santa and tell him what you want for Christmas. For more information, call (580) 237-9339.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Sumner Winter Roundup, 8 p.m., Fairgrounds Pavilion Arena. Cowboys will compete in different bull riding events. Admission is $5. For more information, call Aronda Hajek at (405) 853-0176.

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Nov. 30-Dec. 6

EVENT [FRIDAY]

Humphrey Abstract’s Christmas in the Village, 5-8 p.m., Humphrey Heritage Village at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center. Every Christmas, the village is transformed into a Victorian-style Christmas village. Activities, tours and music will highlight the evening. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

March of Dimes’ Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m., Enid High School cafeteria. The annual event helps raise money for March of Dimes and includes craft activities, food, games and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Breakfast will be 9-11 a.m., followed by pizza by the slice served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call (580) 278-2921.

CONCERT [TUESDAY]

Northern Oklahoma College Community Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Briggs Auditorium on Enid campus. The concert will include trumpeter Charles Jeffrey of Las Vegas with special guests, pianist Doug Swanson and percussionist Billy Thompson. For more information, call NOC Enid at (580) 242-6300.