The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

July 19, 2012

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend


Enid News and Eagle

ENID — ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday and Thursday

Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence

This weekend, Gaslight Theatre presents its summer musical, “Fiddler on the Roof.” The musical will be performed 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, as well as Wednesday and Thursday. There will be additional showings the 27th through the 29th.

“Fiddler on the Roof” is about Tevye, a poor dairyman, who tries to instill in his daughters the traditions of their tight-knit Jewish community. It is directed by Christianne Chase and is receiving production assistance from Central National Bank and March of Dimes.

Tickets are available for purchase at gaslighttheatre.org, or by calling 234-2307. For a cast list and other information, go to gaslighttheatre.org.

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Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center

Open daily except Monday

4th and Garriott

Explore Enid’s past at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, located east of downtown Enid at 4th and Garriott.

The museum explains the history of the 1893 Land Run and the development of northwest Oklahoma.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. It is closed Monday. Admission is $5 for adults and $13 for a family up to six members.

For more pricing information or other information, go to csrhc.org.

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Benefit Bikini Bike Wash

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

Cycle Ward, 319 N. Independence

Cycle Ward will hold its third annual Bikini Bike Wash this Saturday.

This year, proceeds will go to a local individual who has been fighting cancer.

Backhand will play music 1-3 p.m., and bike washing will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hot dogs and other refreshments will be for sale for a donation.

The store also will be open 9 a.m. to

5 p.m.

For more information, call Sheri Pitts

at Cycle Ward at 237-6933.

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Focus: Watch Olympics at Enid library

The Summer Olympics are right around the corner, and that means it’s time to cheer on the men and women in red, white and blue.

Public Library of Enid and Garfield County is hosting a special Olympics celebration July 27 through Aug. 12. The event will allow Enid residents to get together and cheer on Team USA, even though the games are 4,601 miles away.

The Olympics will be televised each day in the lounge area of the library. As part of the celebration, Big Ben and William and Kate will stop by and be available for photo opportunities.

Also, there will be books available for patrons to research the history of the Olympics.

Finally, the library will hold drawings daily for two full-priced admission passes to Showplex Cinemas at Oakwood Mall.

For more information, call 234-6313. The library is located at 120 W. Maine in downtown Enid.

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July 20-26

EVENT [FRIDAY-SUNDAY]

MAYB Tournament, 5 p.m. today, Oakwood Activity Center, Oklahoma Bible Academy and Drummond School. Tournament games begin 5 p.m. today and continue 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Weekend passes are $8 for adults and $6 for children; daily passes are $5 and $4. For more information, go to mayb.com.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Enid Farmers Market, 8-11 a.m., Garriott and Grand. A variety of vendors will have fresh produce and other items. For more information, call (580) 977-4420.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Enid Roller Girls Bout, 7 p.m., SkateTown, 905 Overland Trail. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the bout begins at 7. Tickets are $12 for adults, and children 12 and under get in free with a paid adult. For more information, go to enidrollergirls.com.

ACTIVITY [DAILY]

Splash Pad, 9 a.m. until dusk daily, 10th and Chestnut. For more information, go to enid.org.

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July 27-Aug. 2

THEATER [FRIDAY-SUNDAY]

‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. A dairyman tries to instill in his daughters the traditions of their Jewish community. Tickets are $7, $11 or $14 and can be purchased at gaslighttheatre.org. For more information, call (580) 234-2307.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Oklahoma’s Got Talent, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunset Plaza, 610 S. Cleveland. The event is a fun, family event where entertainers will compete for cash prizes. Child activities will be held throughout the day, including inflatables, booth vendors, face painting and crafts. Registration is at 8 a.m. For more information, call Stephanie Soucek at (580) 278-2921.

EVENT [THURSDAY]

Northern Oklahoma College Enid Mackie Planetarium, 7 p.m., corner of Randolph and Michael Hedges. There is no admission, but a donation of a canned good to Horn of Plenty is appreciated. Shows explore a variety of topics about the solar system and the universe. For more information, call (580) 548-2399.

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Aug. 3-9

EVENT [FRIDAY]

TNA Impact Wrestling, 7:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center Coliseum, 111 W. Purdue. Wrestlers including Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy and James Storm are advertised. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased at the expo center office or at www.gettix.net. For more information, call (580) 237-0238.

EVENT [SATURDAY]

Enid Farmers Market, 8-11 a.m., Garriott and Grand. A variety of vendors will have fresh produce and other items. For more information, call (580) 977-4420.

EVENT [TUESDAY]

Tops in Blue, 6:30 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center Coliseum, 111 W. Purdue. Concert is by Air Force’s Tops in Blue, an all-active duty special unit made up of amateur performers. Admission is free. For more information, call (580) 237-0238.

EVENT [WEDNESDAY]

Lunch & Learn, noon, Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center. Month’s subject is the history of the fire department presented by Todd Hays. For more information, call (580) 237-1907.