The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 2, 2014

What's 2 Do in Enid, area


Enid News & Eagle

First Friday

6-9 tonight

Downtown Enid

If you’re looking to do a bit of local shopping and have fun doing it, stop by downtown Enid tonight for January First Friday.

Local shops such as B Hip Kids, Downtown Kitchen Store and Turquoise Boutique will all be open tonight. Additionally, a number of stores will have a variety of special events, such as 2nd Story Downtown, which will be serving up hot apple cider and specials.

If you’re out shopping and get hungry, don’t forget to stop by downtown restaurants, such as Callahan’s Pub and PaneVino.

More information can be found on the Facebook page of First Friday’s sponsor, Main Street Enid. Go to facebook.com/FirstFridayEnid and find the link for January First Friday to discover more.

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Coming soon: Hennessey Hootenanny kicks off its 11th season

There’s plenty to do around Enid in January, but don’t forget to make your way down to Hennessey next week and check out the Hennessey Hometown Hootenanny. The 11th season kicks off at 7 p.m. Jan 11 at the Hennessey Library Auditorium, 525 S. Main.

The January event will feature Jarod Cross of Okeene, Sierra Sikes of Choctaw, Kayleigh Jones of Edmond, Tristan Hill and Karina Orozco of Hennessey, and Vonnie Chestnut of Dover. Buck Goucher will close the show playing some of his hits.

Admission is $4 for adults and $1 for children. Refreshments will be available at intermission.

Open mic starts at 6:30 p.m. that night.

For more information, call Cathy Howard at (405) 853-6212.

On the web: hennesseyhometownhootenanny.com

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Jan. 3-9

MUSIC [Saturday]

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

MUSIC [Sunday]

A Messiah Sing-Along, 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 502 W. Maine. Free and open to the public. Reception will follow. For more information, call (580) 237-5413.

EVENT [WEDNESDAY]

January Brown Bag Lunch and Learn, noon, Village Church at Humphrey Heritage Village. Minoma Littlehawk Sills, Arapahoe and Cheyenne tribe member, will speak. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

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Jan. 10-16

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

KNID Agrifest, 9 a.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday, Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Farm show includes seminars and demonstrations as well as vendor booths and activities. For more information, call (580) 237-1390.

EVENT [Saturday]

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship, 10 a.m. to noon, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church gym, 110 N. Madison. Boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate. Participants must furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or more information, call Paul Reherman at (580) 554-1415.

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Jan. 17-23

EVENT [Sunday]

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, 4 p.m., Central Assembly of God Multi-Purpose Building, 1202 W. Oxford. Poster and essay contest winners will be recognized during the event. For more information, call city of Enid offices at (580) 366-8322.