The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 24, 2014

What's 2 Do in Enid, area


Enid News & Eagle

Nobodies of Comedy

7 p.m. Saturday

Convention Hall Grand Ballroom

Prepare for a night of laughs as the Nobodies of Comedy tour comes to Enid’s Convention Hall.

Renee Gauthier, Tony Deyo, Kelly Collette, Liz Miele and Mark Walton all are part of the group that will be coming to Enid.

Nobodies of Comedy has been touring since 2002. It is produced by Michael Mills of Mills Entertainment, who handpicks talented and up-and-coming comedians from across the country.

More information on each of the comedians can be found at EnidEventCenter.com.

Tickets for the show are $50 and can be purchased at the website, or you can call 855-TIX-ENID. Dinner will be served beginning at 7, and a cash bar will be available. The show starts at 8.

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Enid Home Show

Today, Saturday and Sunday

Chisholm Trail Expo Center

Browse through items from hundreds of vendors all this weekend at the Enid Home Show.

More than 350 vendors are expected to attend this year’s event at Chisholm Trail Expo Center. The show is sponsored by Enid Homebuilders Association. Admission is $3; kids 12 and under are free.

This year’s show will feature Gator Queen Liz Choate and Gator Princess Jessica Cavalier, stars from History Channel’s “Swamp People” TV show.

Because this year’s theme is “Jazzin’ It Up,” local musicians will perform throughout the weekend. Cobe Blue and Harwood, Roberts & Thompson are set to perform.

The show also will feature a Kids Zone, which includes games, arts and crafts, and face painting.

Hours are 2-8 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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April 25-May 1

MUSIC [Friday]

Brown Bag Concert, lunchtime, Northwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Enid. Admission is free. Concert will be on the campus patio. Residents are invited to bring their lunch and enjoy. For more info, call (580) 327-8594.

EVENT [Friday]

Miracle League Field Grand Opening, 6 p.m., ABC Park. Includes exhibition game, fireworks and free food. For more information, call (580) 237-7890.

EVENT [Saturday]

March for Babies, 9 a.m., David Allen Memorial Ballpark, 301 S. Grand. Event is annual fundraiser for March of Dimes. For more info, go to marchforbabies.org, or call (580) 278-2921.

EVENT [Monday]

The ‘E’vent, 5-8 p.m., Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, 507 S. 4th. Musical entertainment by Enid students. Admission is $5. For more info, call (580) 402-3736.

May 2-8

EVENT [Friday]

First Friday, 6-9 p.m., downtown Enid. Local musicians will perform throughout downtown, and local shops will host a variety of specials and other events. For more information, go to facebook.com/FirstFridayEnid.

EVENT [Friday]

Tri-State Festival, downtown Enid. Events include drumline competition, 4 p.m., David Allen Memorial Ballpark; Tri-State Parade, 6 p.m., downtown; and Grand Concert, 8 p.m., Convention Hall. For more information, go to tristatemusicfestival.com.

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

Extreme Rodeo Challenge, 7 p.m., Enid Event Center, 302 S. Grand. Tickets start at $10. For more information, call 855-TIX-ENID, or go to EnidEventCenter.com.

May 9-15

MUSIC [Saturday]

Heer’s Country, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. Country music artists Buck Goucher, Jarod Cross, Bobby Bennett & The Borrowed Bandits and more. Cost is $7. For more info, call (580) 886-5141.

EVENT [Friday-Saturday]

‘Doubt, a Parable,’ 8 p.m., Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for students. Note: There also are performances 8 p.m. May 2 and 3, 4 p.m. May 4 and 7 p.m. May 8. For info or tickets, go to gaslighttheatre.org.

EVENT [Saturday]

Tony Trammell Memorial Poker Run, 10 a.m., 608 N. Independence. Call (580) 541-0507.

MUSIC [Saturday]

Kansas in Concert, 7 p.m., Enid Event Center, 302 S. Grand. Tickets start at $35.50. For tickets, go to EnidEventCenter.com, or call 855-TIX-ENID.

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Activities and Museums

Railroad Museum of Oklahoma



702 N. Washington — (580) 233-3051

railroadmuseumofoklahoma.org

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

csrhc.org

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

www.skeletoncreekproductions.com/m-museum.html

Hours: 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.



Leonardo’s Children’s Museum



200 E. Maple — (580) 233-2787

leonardos.org

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



Midgley Museum



1001 Sequoyah — (580) 234-7265

Hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday through Tuesday, except by appointment. Closed all major holidays and inclement weather. Admission by donation.



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

www.leonamitchellsouthernheightsindianmuseum.org

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