The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 1, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Enid News & Eagle

Justin Moore's Off the Beaten Path Tour

7 p.m. Saturday

Enid Event Center

Justin Moore’s Off the Beaten Path Tour rolls into Enid Event Center this Saturday.

Moore, known today for his single “Point at You” and other hits, will perform with Randy Houser and special guest Josh Thompson.

Moore’s other hits include “Small Town USA,” “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” and “Til My Last Day.”

Houser’s debut album, “Anything Goes,” included the top 20 track of the same name. His next album, “How Country Feels,” is due in stores Jan. 22.

Thompson debuted in 2009, with his first two singles, “Beer On the Table” and “Way Out Here” grossing more than half a million downloads. He has toured with Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Gary Allan and Rodney Atkins.

Tickets for the show are $39.75 and available by going to or calling 855-TIX-ENID.


First Friday

6-9 p.m. tonight

Downtown Enid

What is there to do tonight in Enid? Plenty!

The first Friday of the month marks First Friday in downtown Enid. Each First Friday, local musicians perform in downtown areas, such as the breezeway, in restaurants and shops. Those local shops also typically have a variety of specials and other special events going on.

Tonight’s events include:

• 2nd Story Downtown — Live music by Logan Watkins

• B Hip Kids — Make your own s’mores for Safe Nights. All proceeds go to Youth & Family Services. Also, there will be music by DJ 3d Soundz, Mustard Pie and Haven Girl.

• Brand Name Exchange — Three-year anniversary party with refreshments, karaoke and door prizes.

• Breezeway — Live music by Contents Under Pressure

• Creative Arts Enid — Refreshments, art, live music by Greg Stong.

• Downtown Kitchen Store — Grand opening party with gourmet food samples, door prizes and specials.

• The Felt Bird — Refreshments and First Friday sale.

• Five80 Coffeehouse — Live music by Jefferson Avenue Band.

• For You! Boutique — Refreshments and First Friday sale.

• Gaslight Theatre — Gaslight Cabaret’s preview of its holiday show, “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.”

• Grand Avenue Lighting/Conrady Electric — Live performance of “The Lamplighter” by Ann Ott at 6 p.m., in memory of Randy Conrady.

• Laney’s Cupcake & Gourmet Sandwiches — Food and live music by Gary Bangs.

• Soapweeds & Cactus — Live music by Those Guys.

• The Turquoise Boutique — Grand opening party, with specials and refreshments.

For more, go to


'Around the World with Disney'

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

Enid Symphony Hall, 301 W. Broadway

Experience the sounds of the Disney movies you know and love this weekend at Enid Symphony Hall.

The orchestra will perform a number of symphonic arrangements from classics such “The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Mary Poppins” and “Tarzan.”

For tickets, call (580) 237-9646 or go to Prices are $30 for adults and $15 for children. A 10 percent discount is available for active military members.


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Nov. 1-7

EVENT [Saturday]

Christmas in November Toy Parade and Poker Run, 11 a.m., Waukomis Quick Stop on U.S. 81. Entry fee is one unwrapped toy per person. Toys will be delivered to Hope Outreach Community Care Center in Enid. For more information, call (405) 828-4644.

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Mennonite Relief Sale, 5 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday, Chisholm Trail Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue. Handmade quilts, homemade food and crafts will be available for viewing or purchase during annual event. For more information, call (405) 773-9800.

EVENT [Saturday]

SPCA Wine & Food Festival, 7-10 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. An elegant evening with fine wines and food provided by local businesses. Cost for special invitations is $30. For more information, call Enid SPCA at (580) 233-1325.


Nov. 8-14

EVENT [Saturday]

Holiday Marketplace, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Free pictures with Santa 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit Officers’ Spouses’ Club. For more information, email

EVENT [Saturday]

Taste of St. Joe’s, 6 p.m., Enid Convention Hall. Includes gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions and entertainment by comedic magician Dewey Joe Beene. Tickets are $50. For more information, call (580) 237-7174. Tickets sold at Lippard Auctioneers, 1102 W. Broadway.


Nov. 15-21

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Enid PBR Challenge, starting at 7:30 p.m. both days, Enid Event Center. Tickets are $25, $35 or $50. For more information, or to get tickets, call 855-TIX-ENID, or go to

EVENT [Saturday]

Christmas Junction Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Chisholm Trail Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue. For more information, call (580) 484-1393.

EVENT [Thursday]

Turpin Tunes/Third Thursday, 8-10 p.m., Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Event is free to the public. For more information, call (580) 233-1052.


Weekly Activities

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma

702 N. Washington

(580) 233-3051

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Mondays and all major holidays and adverse weather. Admission: Suggested donation of $3.

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

507 S. 4th St.

(580) 237-1907

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays, New Years’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. For more information, go to

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.

Northern Oklahoma College Enid Observatory

Northern Oklahoma College Enid campus at the corner of Randolph and Michael Hedges

(580) 548-2399

Hours: Beginning at dusk Thursday. To schedule a large group for an appointment, call the number listed above.

Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center & Museum

616 Leona Mitchell Blvd.

(580) 237-6989 or 402-2524

Midgley Museum (the Rock House)

1001 Sequoyah

(580) 234-7421

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday and all major holidays. Not open Nov. 1 through March 31.

Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse

200 E. Maple

(580) 233-2787

Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday; Twilight Time is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Admission: All-day pass, $7, children under 2 are free. Groups of 12 or more is $5. Memberships available.