The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

What's 2 Do

August 24, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

ENID, Okla. — Enid Farmers Market

8-11 a.m. Saturday

Corner of Grand and Garriott

Come grab all your fresh fruits and vegetables at this week’s farmers market, located at the southeast corner of Grand and Garriott near downtown Enid.

The market opens at 8 a.m. and closes at about 11 a.m.

In addition to homegrown fruits and vegetables, a variety of other local products usually are available for purchase.

Enid Farmers Market is in its fourth year and holds three major events throughout the year: GreEnid, Dog Days of Summer and Hometown Heroes.

Hometown Heroes is scheduled for Sept. 8. It will feature Enid Fire Department, which will bring a fire truck, kid’s fire house and Sparky the fire dog.

For more information on Enid Farmers Market and related activities, call Corey Groendyke at (580) 977-4420.


Sooner Celebration

Today and Saturday


The 58th annual Southwest Garfield County District Fair and Sooner Celebration continues today and Saturday in Waukomis.

Tonight, at 7 p.m., Waukomis United Methodist Church will host gospel music and an ice cream social.

But, the events really get going on Saturday.

On Saturday, there is a full schedule of activities for the entire family to enjoy. Events begin bright and early at 6 a.m. with registration for the 5K walk/run on Main Street, followed at 7:10 a.m. by the fun run on Main Street. The 5K starts at 7:30 a.m., and is sponsored by Waukomis Park and Beautification Committee.

Beginning at 10 a.m., participants will get to pitch horseshoes during a tournament, and games will be available for the kids at ACB Bank of Waukomis lot.

At 11 a.m., Breaking 4 Jesus will hold a karate demonstration on Main Street. That’s followed by the Main Street turtle races at noon.

Other afternoon activities include the horticulture, crop and poultry show at 12:30 p.m. in the ag room; the lawn mower poker run at 1:30 p.m. on Main Street; a watermelon feed at 3 p.m., and a parade at 4 p.m., both also on Main Street; and the lawn mower pulling contest at 4 p.m. at the high school softball field.

Additionally, there will be a car show beginning at 6 p.m. until dusk on Main Street.

The fireworks that tentatively had been scheduled have been canceled.

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