The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

What's 2 Do

August 31, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this week

ENID, Okla. — Garfield County Fair

Wednesday-Sept. 9

County fairgrounds, 111 W. Purdue

The 2012 Garfield County Fair is only five days away, which means it’s time to start thinking about funnel cakes and seeing all your favorite exhibits.

Most exhibits must be in place by 6 p.m. Wednesday. Public viewing of the exhibits starts Thursday.

On Thursday, events start at 9 a.m. with judging of Fine Arts, 4-H and FFA departments.

At 10 a.m., judging for Art of Sewing and Crafts and Art of Canning will commence. That will be followed by judging for Home and Community Education, Art of Cooking and Flower and Garden.

Exhibit areas will be closed while judging is completed.

At 4:30 p.m. swine, sheep and goats will need to be present for the official weigh-in, and at 6, all must be in place in barns.

Finally, at 7 p.m. is the Chocolate Dessert Contest sponsored by United Supermarkets in the Coliseum.

Commercial booths will be open starting Thursday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

More events and times will be posted in next week’s GetOut! section.


High School Football


Various locations in northwest Oklahoma

Friday Night Lights is back again. High school football teams all over the state, including Enid, will take the gridiron tonight to defend their home turf.

Spend a few hours tonight rooting on your favorite high school football squad. Tonight’s games include: Choctaw at Enid, Kremlin-Hillsdale at Waukomis, Pioneer at Fairview, Coyle at Covington-Douglas, Waynoka at Garber, Thomas at Alva, Cashion at Okeene, Christian Heritage at Hennessey, Mooreland at Sayre, Guymon at Kingfisher, El Reno at Woodward, Turpin at Elkhart, Kan., Stanton County, Kan. at Beaver, Buffalo at Cherokee, Medford at Forgan, Canton at Geary, Seiling at Sharon-Mutual, Timberlake at Ringwood and Shattuck at Laverne. See Sports for previews of the games.

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