The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 27, 2014

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid News and Eagle

Ozark Mountain Hoe-down

7:30 tonight, Hoover Building, Garfield County Fairgrounds

All the laughs are back as The George Brothers’ Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down returns to Enid tonight.

Back in Enid for a third year, the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down brings together Pnutt, Ponytail and Girl in a show for the entire family at the Hoover Building, in the 300 block of East Oxford.

Doors for the show open at about 6:45 p.m., with local band The Flatland Flyers with Gary Reed opening, followed by the start of the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down at about 7:30.

Tickets are $15 in advance or at the door; $12 advance tickets for seniors are available. Children under 10 are free.

Tickets can be purchased at The Basket Kase, Buck’s Party Shop or Enid Visitors Center, or by calling (580) 747-0536.

In addition, The George Brothers will perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Scooters, 3630 U.S. 81, in Enid.

The group also will visit the Woodring Wall of Honor at Enid Woodring Regional Airport and pay tribute to the nation’s veterans at 1 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting.

For more information on The George Brothers, go to For more information on the hoe-down, go to


Harlem Globetrotters

7 p.m. Wednesday, Enid Event Center

The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their side-splitting humor to Enid Wednesday for a performance at the Event Center.

Tickets start at $23 and are available at, harlemglobetrot, or by phone at 855-TIX-ENID. For more information, go to the Event Center website.


Future Look: First Friday

April 4 is First Friday, so that means shops downtown will once again be open late and have specials. The event is 6-9 p.m.


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Mar. 28-Apr. 3

EVENT [Friday]

CSRHC April Fools Shoot, 8 a.m., Grand National Gun Range, Enid. Drawings held throughout the day. Entry fee is $200 per individual or $1,000 for a five-person team. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.

EVENT [Friday]

Piccadilly Circus, 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Includes, camels, Incredible Illusionist Lucho, Motorcycle of Death and more for kids and adults to enjoy. For more information or tickets, go to, or call (580) 237-0238.

EVENT [Saturday]

Cimarron Boy Scouts of America Car Show, 10 a.m., Garfield County Fairgrounds. Admission is free. Event includes raffles, concession stand, pinewood derby races and music. For more information, call (580) 278-3367.


April 4-10

EVENT [Saturday]

Corvette Expo XXII, 9 a.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children under 12. For more information, go to, or call (580) 370-6392.

EVENT [Saturday]

Heer’s Country, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. Buck Goucher and Jarod Cross will perform; event includes Bobby Bennett & The Borrowed Bandits. Admission is $7. For information, call (580) 886-5141.

THEATER [Thursday]

Garber Dinner Theater: ‘The Treasure of Shiver River,’ 7 p.m., Garber. Doors open at 6:30, dinner at 7, play at 8. Cost is $22 per person. Showings are April 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19. For tickets, call (580) 548-4861.


April 11-17

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Roberts Ranch Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ, beginning noon Friday, downtown Enid. Competitors across the region will converge in Enid for the annual barbecue contest. Events for the public include free pulled pork sandwiches, vendors, People’s Choice Event and KidsQ. For more information, call (580) 548-8194.

EVENT [Saturday]

BFF Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., Glenwood Park, 1800 E. Randolph. Open to the public. More than 1,000 eggs, prizes, games, free food, potato sack races, egg walk, face painting and bouncy house all part of the event. For more information, call (580) 233-3643.

EVENT [Saturday]

Enid Roller Girls Bout vs. OKC Outlaws, 7 p.m., Enid Event Center. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For tickets, call 855-TIX-ENID, or go to


Museums and Activities

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