The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 6, 2014

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid News & Eagle

'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of the Black Forest'

10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence

Gaslight Theatre will be host this weekend to three Children’s Theatre performances of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs of the Black Forest.”

Catina Sundvall directs the play, which will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Children’s Theatre pricing is $5 for those 12 and over and $3 for ages 2-12. Children under 2 are free.

For more information, or to buy tickets, call (580) 234-2307, or go to and click the “Buy Tickets Now!” link on the homepage.

If you miss this week’s showings, there will be three more next weekend, as well.


Oklahoma Festival Ballet

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

Enid Symphony Center

Enid Symphony Orchestra will welcome Oklahoma Festival Ballet to the Symphony Center this weekend for two performances.

The ballet will perform “Pulcinella Suite,” “Pas de Trois” and Carnival of the Animals.”

Ticket prices start at $12.50 and may be purchased by calling (580) 237-9646 or going to The Symphony Center is located at 301 W. Broadway in downtown Enid.


First Friday

6-9 p.m. tonight

Downtown Enid

Enjoy food, music and fun tonight during Main Street Enid’s First Friday.

A list of all of tonight’s activities can be found online at First Friday Enid’s Facebook page.

Call (580) 234-1052.


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March 7-13

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

‘It’s Time to Get Unmasked,’ 4 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, 212 S. 27th. Spiritual retreat put on by Heartland Women’s Ministries. Cost is $40. For more information, call (580) 231-0708.

EVENT [Saturday]

CSRHC Spring Crafts Family Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Help the schoolmarm design colorful spring decorations. Hot cider and treats available. Free with admission to museum. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [Wednesday-Thursday]

Circus Spectacular, 7 p.m., Enid Event Center, 302 S. Grand. Ticket prices are: general admission, $19; Spectacular reserved, $26; Ringmaster VIP, $35. Tickets can be purchased by calling 855-TIX-ENID or going to Gates will open an hour and a half prior to the shows.

March 14-20

GAME [Friday-Saturday]

NOC Enid Baseball vs. Des Moines, 7 p.m., David Allen Memorial Ballpark, 301 S. Grand. For more information, go to, or call (580) 548-0396.

THEATER [Saturday-Sunday]

Gaslight Children’s Theatre Presents ‘Snow White,’ 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. For tickets or more information, go to, or call (580) 234-2307.

EVENT [Sunday]

Knights of Columbus BBQ Dinner, 5-8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1610 W. Willow. Event is all-you-can-eat, and you can either dine in or carry out. Barbecue pork, beef and baked beans will be served, along with cole slaw, bread, pickles and drink. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 5-12. Tickets available from any Knights member.

March 21-27

EVENT [Saturday]

Mega Monster Truck Tour, 7:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Tickets are available at or by calling (866) 433-8849.

GAME [Tuesday]

Enid High School Baseball vs. Broncos, 4 p.m., David Allen Memorial Ballpark, downtown Enid. For more information, or for a full schedule of ballpark activities, go to

EVENT [Tuesday]

Tipsy Artist, 6-9 p.m., Enid Event Center, 302 S. Grand. Cost is $40 — $35 to Tipsy Artist for art supplies and $5 to Convention Hall for food. For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to


Activities and Museums

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

702 N. Washington — (580) 233-3051

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sundays and Mondays except by appointment, and all major holidays and adverse weather.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

507 S. 4th St. — (580) 237-1907

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Closed Sundays, 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

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

Leonardo’s Children’s Museum

200 E. Maple — (580) 233-2787

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

Northern Oklahoma College Enid Observatory

Northern Oklahoma College Enid campus at the corner of Randolph and Michael Hedges — (580) 548-2399

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

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum

616 Leona Mitchell Blvd. — (580) 237-6989 or 402-2524

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Admission: $8 for adults, $5 for children


Library celebrating Dr. Seuss

Children can help Public Library of Enid and Garfield County celebrate Dr. Seuss today.

From 5-7 p.m., the library, located at120 W. Maine, will host a birthday party including costume contests, prize wheel, photo booth and story time hosted by Cat in the Hat.

For more information, call (580) 234-6313.

Festival of Flavor at EHS

Come and enjoy a variety of culinary delights 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at Enid High School.

The event, hosted by Enid Rotary Club, will take place inside the high school food court and include sandwiches, salads, chicken, chili and desserts inspired by Mexican, Italian and Chinese cuisine, among others.

Cost is $15. Tickets can be purchased from any Rotary member or at the door.

For more information, call (580) 747-5207 or (580) 213-1610.

Bookstore showing ‘Veggie Tales’

Ruth’s Christian Bookstore in Oakwood Mall will host free showings of the latest Veggie Tales release, “Veggies in Space ... The Fennel Frontier.”

Showtimes are 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call (580) 233-4226.

Author holding book signing

Author McWilliam Davis will hold a book signing 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Hastings, 610 S. Cleveland.

Davis, a resident of Fairview, will sign copies of his book, “Notes From A Farmer.”

For more information, call (580) 242-6838.

Hometown Hootenanny is Saturday

Hennessey will hold its newest Hometown Hootenanny on Saturday.

The event, beginning at 7 p.m., will be at 525 S. Main at the Public Library Auditorium.

Open mic will begin at 6:30.

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

Tickets available for Garber Dinner Theater

Garber Dinner Theater will present “The Treasure of Shiver River” April 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19.

Doors those days will open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner starting at 7 and the play at 8.

Tickets are $22 and are on sale now.

For more information or tickets, call (580) 548-4861.