The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

October 12, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Nightmare Warehouse

Open 7-10 p.m. Oct. 18, 24, 25, 30 and 31; 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays until Halloween

Goldspot, 424 W. Walnut

Ghouls and goblins of all shapes and sizes are ready to give you a scare at Enid’s sixth annual Nightmare Warehouse, located at Goldspot, 424 W. Walnut.

A portion of the proceeds from Nightmare Warehouse go to Enid High School chorus and volleyball. Tickets are $10, or $7 for children 12 and under.

Times and dates are subject to change.

For more information, go to nightmarewarehouse.com.

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Sooner Kennel Club Dog Show

Friday through Sunday

Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue

Dogs of all shapes and sizes will compete this weekend at the annual Sooner State Kennel Club Dog Show at Chisholm Trail Expo Center.

The three-day event, which is sanctioned by American Kennel Club, is free and open to the public.

Dogs will compete in four categories: rally, obedience, conformation and agility.

For more information, call (580) 237-0238.

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Second Saturday

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Downtown Enid

Main Street Enid will once again host Second Saturday, an event similar to First Friday, this Saturday on the Garfield County Court House lawn.

Enjoy shopping at downtown stores and eating at downtown restaurants. Meanwhile, the kids can enjoy free fun, including a bounce house and cotton candy.

For more information, call (580) 234-1052.

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Focus: Several events being offered for kids on Halloween

Enid will offer an array of events for children young and old to enjoy.

Oakwood Mall’s annual trick or treat event, Mall-O-Ween, will be 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31. The mall will provide a safe atmosphere for children to trick or treat, and games and inflatables also will be available.

Christ United Methodist Church, 2418 W. Randolph, will provide children another opportunity to trick or treat from 5:30-7 that evening. Children will be able to trick or treat in the pumpkin patch. Admission will be free, and there will be lots of candy stations.

Also, Greenbrier Village will hold its annual trick or treat for the community from 6-7 p.m. The event will be at Greenbrier Assisted Living, 1217 E. Garriott, and The Homes of Greenbrier, 1119 E. Garriott. The event is for children ages 12 and under. All children should be accompanied by an adult.

Finally, Nightmare Warehouse will be open 7-10 p.m. at Goldspot, 424 W. Walnut. Tickets are $10. Children 12 and under are $7.

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Oct. 12-18

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Run 4 Eternity, 8 a.m., Cherokee Strip Conference Center, 123 W. Maine. 1-mile, 5K and 10K runs will benefit Vision for Missions. Register at Oakwood Activity Center, 401 N. Oakwood, or www.run4eternity.org.

MOVIE [SATURDAY]

VeggieTales’ “The League of Incredible Vegetables,” 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., Ruth’s Christian Bookstore, Oakwood Mall. For more information, call (580) 233-4226.

EVENT [SATURDAY-SUNDAY]

Daze in a Maze, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. to dusk Sunday, 2 miles north of Oklahoma 51 on Oklahoma 74. Admission is $8; kids 3 and under are free. For more information, go to dazeinamaze.com.

MUSIC [THURSDAY]

Main Street Enid Third Thursday, 8 p.m., Turpin Room at Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Local musicians are encouraged to bring their guitar or other acoustic instruments and perform. Admission is free, but seating is limited. For more information, call (580) 234-1052.

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Oct. 19-25

EVENT [FRIDAY-SATURDAY]

Haunted Tours of Waverley, 7, 8 and 9 p.m., 1102 W. Oklahoma. Tours will be given of Waverley Historic District and refreshments will be provided. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. For reservations, call (580) 484-2549.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Crescent Valley Custom Train Lines show, Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, 702 N. Washington. Event also will include a Lego train. For more information, call the museum at (580) 233-3051.

ACTIVITY [WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY]

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.

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

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Oct. 26-Nov. 1

EVENT [FRIDAY-SATURDAY]

Tombstone Tales, 6 p.m., Enid Cemetery, 212 W. Willow. The history of people who lived and died in and around Enid will be explored. Tickets are $15 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling (580) 242-2233.

EVENT [OCT. 25-SATURDAY, WED.]

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 gaslighttheatre.org.

MOVIE [FRIDAY]

“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.

ACTIVITY [WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY]

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.

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Alva’s Moose Lodge is hosting haunted house



Moose Lodge in Alva will host a weekend haunted house in October.

The haunted house will be 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.



Ring of Woods festival Saturday



Ringwood will celebrate its 3rd annual Ring of Woods Fall Festival Saturday.

The day will begin with a Chuck Wagon breakfast at 8 a.m. Attendees can check out the Ultimate Shootout Archery Trailer, a trailer which, on one side, folds up, revealing a natural hunting situation. Everyone will have an opportunity to shoot a compound bow at three dimensional targets.

Other events include quilt, art and gun shows, kids activity center and tractor showing. A dutch oven cook-off will occur during the morning with public tasting at noon.

The event is sponsored by Ringwood Chamber of Commerce.



Spend a ‘night out’ at Northwestern



Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Enid’s alumni event, A Night Out at Northwestern, will be 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The event will begin with dinner at 6 in the boardroom catered by Copper Pot. Menus is London broil with roasted red potatoes, seasonal vegetable and dessert.

The University Singers concert will follow at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

Space is limited, so attendees are encouraged to call Lori Coonrod at (580) 213-3147 or email her at lacoonrod@nwosu.edu as soon as possible.