The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

July 26, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

Enid News and Eagle

ENID — ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

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

Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence

Gaslight Theatre’s summer production, “Fiddler on the Roof,” returns this weekend for three more performances.

“Fiddler on the Roof” centers around Tevye, a poor dairyman, who tries to instill in his daughters the values of their tight-knit Jewish community. The production is directed by Christianne Chase and is receiving assistance from Central National Bank and March of Dimes.

The three performances this weekend are 8 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Saturday and a matinee showing at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $7, $11 or $14, and can be purchased at,

calling 234-2307 or going to the theater, 221 N. Independence.

For more information, go to


Oklahoma’s Got Talent

8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday

Sunset Plaza, 610 S. Cleveland

Enid residents will get an opportunity to show off their talent and win cash prizes this Saturday at Sunset Plaza and March of Dimes’ Oklahoma’s Got Talent.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., with showtime 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The event is designed as a family-oriented event where anyone can come and show off their talent.

There also will be plenty of things to do for the kids: inflatables, booth vendors, face painting and crafts all will be available.

At 1:30 p.m., the winners of the competition will be announced.

For more information, call Stephanie Soucek at 278-2921 or


NOC Enid Mackie Planetarium

7 p.m. Thursday

Randolph and Michael Hedges

Northern Oklahoma College Enid will host a presentation of the history of the telescope Thursday at the Mackie Planetarium, located at Randolph and Michael Hedges.

Additionally, the observatory will be open at 9:30 p.m.

For more information, call 548-2399.


Focus: Tour de Trykes returns Aug. 18

Tour de Trykes, an Enid event that raises money for AMBUCS, is Aug. 18. The early registration deadline for the event is this Saturday.

Tour de Trykes is a bicycle tour starting from downtown Enid and winding through the city and surrounding area. This year’s tour includes routes of two, 10, 22, 38, 58 and 100 miles.

There also will be a criterium race through downtown in which riders race a short distance and reach speeds of up to 30-35 miles per hour.

Proceeds from the event help AMBUCS purchase AmTrykes, which are therapeutic tricycles that allow people who have mobility difficulties to ride more easily.

Cost for early registration is $25 for a single rider and $40 for tandem riders. After Saturday, entry fees increase to $30 for single riders and $45 for tandem riders. There also will be an opportunity to register the day of the event. Registration for a family fun ride also is available.

To register, go to and follow the link for early registration.

More information, including maps of all the routes, are available at, or call Donna Wall at (817) 690-9590.


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July 27-Aug. 2


Oakfest Crazy Days, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oakwood Mall, 4125 W. Garriott. Event includes live music, a chance to win a car and more family fun. For more information, call (580) 237-9339.


Experimental Craft Fly-in, 8 a.m., Enid Woodring Regional Airport. Experimental aircraft will be on display, as well as other types of aircraft. A buffet breakfast will be provided at Barnstormer’s restaurant. For more information, call (580) 234-5476.


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. The museum has many collections of railroad memorabilia. Admission is by suggested donation of $3 per person. For more information, call (580) 233-3051.


Splash Pad, 10th and Chestnut and one block east of Hoover on Oklahoma, 9 a.m. to dusk. Admission is free.


Aug. 3-9


TNA Impact Wrestling, 7:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center Coliseum, 111 W. Purdue. Wrestlers including Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy and James Storm are advertised. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased at the expo center office or at For more information, call (580) 237-0238.


Enid Farmers Market, 8-11 a.m., Garriott and Grand. A variety of vendors will have fresh produce and other items. For more information, call (580) 977-4420.


Tops in Blue, 6:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center Coliseum, 111 W. Purdue. Concert is by Air Force’s Tops in Blue, an all-active duty special unit made up of amateur performers. Admission is free. For more information, call (580) 237-0238.


Coin, Token and Collectibles Show, 12-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Garfield County Fairgrounds. For more info, call (580) 233-0007.


Aug. 10-16


Enid Farmers Market, 8-11 a.m., Garriott and Grand. A variety of vendors will have fresh produce and other items. For more information, call (580) 977-4420.


Third Thursday, 8 p.m., Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Musicians can bring their instruments and perform. For more information, go to


Midgley Museum, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, 1001 Sequoyah. Take a trip through through the late-1800s and early-1900s and see memorabilia from that era. For more information, call (580) 234-7265.


Simpson’s Old Time Museum, 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Take a step back in time to the old West and see a variety of collections and artifacts. Also, pay a visit to Skeleton Creek Productions’ movie studio. Admission is free; donations accepted. Call (580) 234-4998.