The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 10, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area this weekend

Enid News & Eagle

ENID, Okla. — KNID Agrifest

Today and Saturday

Chisholm Trail Expo Center

Come explore more than 300 farm vendors at this year’s KNID Agrifest.

The event will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue.

Vendors will display farm equipment, products and services, as well as craft booths.

Admission is free.

For more information, call the Expo Center at (580) 237-0238, or call Chisholm Trail Broadcasting at (580) 237-1390.


Wheat Capital Tournament

Today and Saturday

Chisholm High School

Root on your favorite area team this weekend as the annual Wheat Capital Tournament continues in Enid.

The games will be played at Chisholm High School, 4018 W. Carrier.

Area teams participating include Alva, Blackwell, Chisholm, Fairview, Guymon, Kingfisher, Perry and Pioneer.

For the day’s matchups, stories and more information on the tournament, turn to the Sports section, or go to


Third Thursday

8 p.m. Thursday

Gaslight Theatre

After taking a hiatus in December, Third Thursday is back in Enid.

Enid residents are invited to bring their own instrument and jam along with other local musicians every Thursday of the month at the Turpin Theater inside Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence.

The event starts at 8 p.m., but attendees are encouraged to arrive early, as seating is limited.

For more information, call Main Street Enid at (580) 234-1052.


Focus: Harlem Globetrotters coming to Enid

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring all their tricks, slick passes and sweet shots to Chisholm Trail Expo Center on Jan. 28. This time, families can determine the outcome of the game as part of the Globetrotters’ 2013 “You Write the Rules” tour. Fans can go online to and vote for which rule they want to see implemented in the game.

Tickets start at $21 and are available at,, Chisholm Trail Expo Center Coliseum box office, or by calling (866) 443-8849 or (580) 237-0238.

To get a Harlem Globetrotters Magic Pass, or for promotional codes, go to, click on the link to the event on the right side of the page, and then click on the link corresponding to the type of admission you want.


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Jan. 11-17


“The House I Live In,” 3 p.m., University Place Christian Church, 2107 E. Broadway. The film is about the war on drugs. Popcorn will be provided. A forum will take place after the film’s showing. For more information, call Jerry Galbreath at (580) 234-7252.


Hennessey Hometown Hootenanny, 6:30 p.m., Hennessey Public Library Auditorium, 525 S. Main, Hennessey. Open mic begins at 6:30, and the show begins at 7. To sign up for open mic or for more information, call (405) 853-6212, or go to


Leona Mitchell Southern Heights Heritage Center and Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 616 Leona Mitchell. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Explore the history of ethnic American Indians at the museum, located east of downtown. For more information, call (580) 237-6989.


Jan. 18-24


The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Performed by Gaslight Teens. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for students. For more information or to buy tickets, go to, or call (580) 234-2307 2-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.


George Brothers Concert, 7 p.m., American Legion, 121 W. Oak. Music is described as the sound of classic country meets Southern rock, with a little blues on top. Tickets are $12 each or two for $20 and can be purchased at Enid Welcome Center, 123 W. Maine. The band also will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at Scooter’s Bar, 3630 N. Van Buren. For more information, call (580) 233-5447. 21 and older only.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration, all day, Convention Hall, 301 S. Independence. This year’s theme is “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work.” Event includes march, program, awards and dinner. It is free to the public. Call (580) 234-0400.


Jan. 25-31


Weekend Scrapbook Retreat, 6 p.m. Friday through 4 p.m. Sunday, One Page At A Time, 112 N. Independence. Get together with fellow local scrapbookers and share ideas. Cost is $35. For more information, call (580) 242-2767.


Simpson’s Old Time Museum, 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 228 E. Randolph. Take a step back in time and visit the Old West at Simpsons Old Time Museum, located in downtown Enid. Residents can experience what Enid may have been like back in the good ol’ days, and they can see some Old West memorabilia. For more information, go to


Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday, 702 N. Washington. Admission is by a suggested donation of $3 per person. Museum open weather-permitting. For more information, call (580) 233-3051.