The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

August 1, 2013

What's 2 do in Enid, area

Dog Days of Summer at Enid Farmers Market


Enid News and Eagle

Dog Days of Summer

8-11 a.m. Saturday

Enid Farmers Market, Grand and Garriott


Humans and dogs alike are invited to have fun this Saturday at Enid Farmers Market during Dog Days of Summer.

Special events and activities include live music by Greg Stong, dogtags provided by Enid SPCA, homemade dog treats sold by 4RKids, and bandanna making.

Also, vendors will be on hand to give area residents a local sampling of vegetables, fruits and other goodies.

For more information, go to enidfarmersmarket.org.

This Week Aug. 2-8

EVENT [Friday-Sunday]

Fall Coin, Token & Collectibles Show, noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Garfield County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue. For more information, call (580) 23-0007 or (580) 478-5709.

EVENT [Tuesday]

Summer Wine: ‘The Maestro, the Missus and the Minister present ‘Always!’’ 7 p.m., Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. Admission is free. Wine will be provided by Park Avenue Thrift.

EVENT [Saturday]

Family Day at the Circus, 1-3 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. The day’s events will include musical entertainment and make-and-take crafts. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

Next Week Aug. 9-15

MUSIC [Saturday]

Heer’s Country, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. Buck Goucher and Jarod Cross will perform; Bobby Bennett and The Borrowed Bandits six-piece band also will be on hand. Admission is $5. For more information, call (580) 886-5141.

EVENT [Tuesday]

Summer Wine: ‘Poet Sharon Frye and Friends,’ 7 p.m., Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. Admission is free. For more information, call (580) 237-9646.

EVENT [Saturday]

Enid Farmers Market, 8-11 a.m, corner of Grand and Garriott. Fresh produce and other local products will be available for sale. For more information, go to enidfarmersmarket.org.

In Two Weeks Aug. 16-22

EVENT [Saturday]

Monster Energy Drink BMX Jam, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Enid Event Center. Admission is free. Event held in conjunction with Tour de Trykes. For more information, call (580) 616-7362.

EVENT [Saturday]

Historic Downtown Walking Tour, 10 a.m., Cherokee Strip Conference Center, 123 W. Maine. Visit historical sites in Enid with characters from Enid’s past. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children. For reservations, call (580) 242-2233.

EVENT [Tuesday]

Summer Wine: ‘The Enid Writers’ Club — A Harvest of Words,’ 7 p.m., Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. Admission is free. For more information, call (580) 237-9646.

Museum list

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

702 N. Washington

(580) 233-3051

railroadmuseumofoklahoma.org

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Mondays and all major holidays and adverse weather.

Midgley Museum (the Rock House)

1001 Sequoyah

(580) 234-7421

midgleymuseum.org

Hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday and all major holidays. Not open Nov. 1 through March 31.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

507 S. 4th St.

(580) 237-1907

csrhc.org

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays, New Years’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. For more admission info, go to the website.

Simpson's Old Time Museum

228 E. Randolph Ave.

(580) 234-4998

http://www.skeletoncreekproductions.com/m-museum.html

Hours: 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Admission is free.

Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse & Adventure Quest

200 E. Maple

(580) 233-2787

leonardos.org

Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday; Twilight Time is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Admission: All-day pass, $7, children under 2 are free. Groups of 12 or more is $5. Memberships available.

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum

616 Leona Mitchell Blvd.

(580) 237-6989 or 402-2524

http://www.leonamitchellsouthernheightsindianmuseum.org/

NOC Observatory

Northern Oklahoma College campus at Randolph and Michael Hedges

(580) 548-2399

Hours begin at dusk Wednesday and Thursday. To schedule a large group, call the number above.

Splash Zone Water Park

1122 The Trails West Loop

Hours: noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, May through August. Admission: $12 for adults and seniors and children under 45 inches are $8.

Splash Pads

Hoover Park and Champion Park

Hoover Park location: Between Cleveland and Hoover on Oklahoma

Champion Park location: 10th and Chestnut

Admission is free.

Enid Kiwanitrain

Meadowlake Park

Hours: 6-9 p.m. Thursday-Sunday

Admission: $2

enidkiwanis.com