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June 7, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

published June 8, 2012

ENID — Chautauqua in the Park

Tuesday through June 16

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center and Humphrey Heritage Village

Find it on Facebook

ENE archives: Chautauqua in the Park Slated for June

Come see your favorite historical characters and participate in workshops during this year’s Chautauqua in the Park, beginning Tuesday at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center and Humphrey Heritage Village.

This year’s theme is “Behind the Screen: Hollywood’s Impact on American Culture.”

Tuesday’s schedule starts at 10:30 a.m. with a presentation on Hollywood’s Faulkner films, followed by an exploration on the pursuit of happiness. The Gaslight Kids will perform later in the day at 6:30, followed by a talk at 7:30 by Jack Warner, portrayed by Doug Mishler.

Other characters being portrayed during the five-day event include: Ethel Waters, portrayed by Ilene Evens, Wednesday; Bob Hope, portrayed by Bill Worley, Thursday; William Faulkner, portrayed by John Anderson, Friday; and Gordon Parks, portrayed by Charles Pace, Saturday.

Workshops are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and noon each day.

Concessions will be available 6-7:25 p.m. every day, and entertainment will be under the big tent at 6:30 p.m.

Chautauqua in the Park is sponsored by Chautauqua Council of Enid, Inc.

For a full schedule of the week’s events, find Chautauqua in the Park on Facebook, or call Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center at (580) 237-1907.

Humphrey Heritage Village is located adjacent to the Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th.

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Garden Tours of Enid

6:30-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday

Various locations in Enid

ENE Archives: Garden Tours of Enid set ...

This year’s Master Gardener tour will take enthusiasts to six locations: OSU Extension Center, 316 E. Oxford; Home of Rita and Tom Smith, 2401 Kelly; Home of Dixie and Phil McKinney, 1129 Briar Ridge; Home of Carol Asplund, 1209 W. Cherokee; Home of Vicki Coffman, 1807 W. Cherokee; and Home of Susie and Phil Edwards, 1608 Vinita. Additionally, OSU Extension Center will hold its Master Gardener Plant Sale during tour times.

Cost for the tour is $10 for adults. Children 12 and under are free.

For more information and tickets, call (580) 237-1228.

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