The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

What's 2 Do

September 20, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

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ENID, Okla. —

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Focus: Kite convention arrives in Oct.

American Kitefliers Association is holding their 2012 convention Oct. 1-6 right here in Enid.

On Oct. 1, the convention will begin with a showing of an Indian kite movie at 2:30 p.m. at Autry Technology Center.

The next day, kites will take to the skies behind Autry. A variety of workshops, competitions and challenges will be held through Oct. 6.

Additionally, giant-sized kites, including ones more than 100 feet long, will fill the sky, and kitefliers will perform choreographed to music.

For more information, go to www.aka.kite.org.

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Sept. 21-27

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Enid Pride Festival: A Better World, noon, Government Springs Park, 7th and Garriott. Sponsored by Enid LGBT coalition. Event includes music, food and entertainment. For more information, go to enidlgbtcoalition.org.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Enid Farmers Market, 8 a.m., corner of Grand and Garriott. Farm-fresh produce and other products will be available for purchase. For more information, call (580) 977-4420.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Woodring Airport 4th Annual Poker Run, 8 a.m., Enid Woodring Regional Airport. Registration is $20. All proceeds will benefit Vietnam Memorial Wall Project. For more information, call (800) 259-5476.

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. Museum holds a variety of collections of railroad memorabilia. Admission is by suggested donation of $3 per person. For more information, call (580) 233-3051.

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Sept. 28-Oct. 4

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Fling at the Springs, 3-11 p.m., Government Springs Park. Free music festival. Also, vendors and merchandise booths will be on hand. For more information, call (580) 234-1052.

EVENT [MONDAY-OCT. 6]

American Kitefliers Association Convention, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, location TBA. Join kite enthusiasts from across the world as they take their kites to the skies. For more information, go to www.aka.kite.org.

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