The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

What's 2 Do

February 28, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area


ENID, Okla. —



8 Tonight and Saturday night

Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence

Join Gaslight Theatre this weekend for a look at today’s 24/7 info-rich society and what really matters in life.

“Distracted,” directed by Christopher Sneed, explores the life of 9-year-old Jesse, who seemingly can’t do anything right. His dad thinks he has Attention Deficit Disorder, while his mom goes looking for answers.

Tickets are $7, $11 or $14 and may be purchased by calling the box office 2-5 p.m. today or going to

For those who can’t catch the show Friday or Saturday, there will be additional showings March 8 and 9.


Focus: Winter Chautauqua returns

Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro will make an appearance at this year’s Winter Chautauqua, which will be March 9 at Northwestern Oklahoma State University-Enid.

Hank Fincken, who previously has portrayed historical figures such as W.C. Fields, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, will portray Pizarro.

The day will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a workshop, “If Only I Had Been Born an Inca.” That will be followed by another workshop at noon, “Peru Today.”

Attendees are invited to bring a sack lunch and have fun during this time of learning.

At 7 p.m., Pizarro will make his arrival in the NWOSU-Enid commons area. The winner of the local Student Chautauquan presentation will be the first presenter, followed by Pizarro.

For more information on Winter Chautauqua, or the upcoming Summer Chautauqua, which will celebrate “The Roaring Twenties,” call John and Laurel Provine at (580) 551-9792.


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March 1-7

EVENT [Friday-Sunday]

Spring Coin, Token and Collectibles Show, 12-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Garfield County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue. Sponsored by Enid Coin Club. Admission is free. For more information, call Clifford Cooper at 233-0007 or 478-5709.

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