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November 28, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid Lights Up the Plains

5-8 p.m. tonight

Downtown Enid

Fireworks and Christmas lights will light up downtown tonight as the holiday season in Enid officially begins with Enid Lights Up the Plains.

Entertainment and food vendors will set up at 5, and Santa will arrive 15 minutes later. Horse-drawn wagon rides around downtown also begin at 5:15.

The Christmas Lights Parade begins at 6, followed by fireworks at 7.

A number of shops will be open downtown with specials, as well as serving sumptuous holiday desserts and other treats.

For more information, find Enid Lights Up the Plains on Facebook.

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Christmas at Pops with Tom Wopat

8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday

Enid Symphony Hall, 301 W. Broadway

Tickets still are available for jazz vocalist Tom Wopat’s visit to Enid Symphony Hall.

Wopat has performed in Broadway plays. He was nominated for a Tony Award for “Annie Get Your Gun,” as well as “A Catered Affair.”

He’s also acted in “Chicago,” “42nd Street,” the musical “Catch Me If You Can” and “Sondheim on Sondheim.”

Tickets for both shows start at $20 and can be purchased at www.enidsymphony.org/orchestra-concerts.html.

For more information, call Enid Symphony Orchestra at (580) 237-9646.

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Nov. 29-Dec. 5

EVENT [Saturday]

Home for the Holidays Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Major County Fairgrounds in Fairview. More than 25 vendors will be on hand. For more information, call (580) 227-7002.

EVENT [Thursday]

‘The Star of Bethlehem,’ 6:30-8 p.m., NOC Mackie Planetarium, Randolph and Michael Hedges. Admission is free. For more information, call (580) 548-2399.

Dec. 6-12

EVENT [Friday]

Christmas in the Village, 5-8 p.m., Humphrey Heritage Village at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the heritage center. Admission is free for all members. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

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