The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 5, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area


Enid News & Eagle

Christmas in the Village

5-8 p.m. tonight



Cherokee Strip Regional

Heritage Center

Despite blistering cold temperatures and the possibility of snow, the Humphrey Abstract Christmas in the Village will go tonight as scheduled.

Though it may be cold, warm yourself with the lights, sounds and smells of Christmas at Humphrey Heritage Village. Crafts and goodies will be available for all ages.

Admission is $5 — you can get your tickets in advance at the Heritage Center, located at 507 S. 4th.

For more information on tonight’s festivities, call (580) 237-1907.

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First Friday

6-9 p.m. tonight



Downtown Enid

While you’re out enjoying Christmas in the Village, don’t forget to stop by downtown Enid for fun, music and more goodies.

Tonight’s First Friday fun includes:

• B HIP KIDS: Hosting Santa 6-8 p.m.

• BROADWAY EXCHANGE: Serving wassail, hot apple cider and coffee

• DOWNTOWN KITCHEN STORE: Serving gourmet food samples

• FELT BIRD: Live holiday music by George Gividen; cookies, hot apple cider

• FIVE80 COFFEEHOUSE: Stewart Family will perform live 6-8:30 p.m.

• FOR YOU! BOUTIQUE: Live music, refreshments

• LIBRARY: Christmas Extravaganza — school choirs will sing, craft show and bake sale

• ONE PAGE AT A TIME: Pictures with pets 4-8 p.m.

• OUR FAMILY PET SHOP: Drawings, giveaways and live animal petting

• PEARL JUNKIE: Hosting Santa 6-8 p.m.

• SOAPWEEDS & CACTUS: Live music by Back Home Again 7-9 p.m.

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Brian Pounds Concert

7 p.m. Thursday



Convention Hall

Enid native and “The Voice” performer Brian Pounds will perform a free concert for Enid residents 7 p.m. Thursday at Convention Hall.

The performance will be in the Grand Ballroom and is presented by Global Spectrum and 103.1 KOFM.

Pounds recently was on Season 5 of “The Voice,” in which he was selected to be on Blake Shelton’s team.

For more information, call (580) 234-1919.

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Santa will visit Oakwood Mall

Santa will visit Oakwood Mall to take photos and pass out goodies throughout December.

Shoppers will have the opportunity to visit with Santa for free at various time throughout the next several weeks. Hours for visit times are: 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. He will be available noon to 4 p.m. the 23rd and 24th.

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Dec. 6-12

THEATER [Friday-Sunday, Thursday]

‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,’ 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Thursday, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence. Tickets are $7, $11 or $15 Friday and Saturday and $10 or $7 Sunday and Thursday. To buy tickets, go to gaslighttheatre.org.

MUSIC [Sunday]

Christmas Concert with Dr. Tom Whitaker and Christianne Chase, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 401 W. Randolph. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (580) 237-2041.

MUSIC [Tuesday]

NOC Community Band Christmas Concert, 8 p.m., Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway. Free and open to the public.

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Dec. 13-19

ACTIVITY [Friday-Sunday]

Living Drive-through Nativity, 6:30-9 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 324 N. Cleveland. For more information, call (580) 234-4781.

EVENT [Saturday]

Christmas Open House at the Sod House Museum, 1-3 p.m., 4628 Oklahoma 8, Aline. An afternoon of Christmas music, cookies and refreshments. For more information, call (580) 463-2441.

MUSIC [Saturday]

Heer’s Country Christmas, 6-11 p.m., Longdale Community Gym, Longdale. Buck Goucher and Jarod Cross will perform; Bobby Bennett & The Borrowed Bandits will be on hand. Admission $5. For more information, call (580) 886-5141.

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Dec. 20-26

EVENT [Saturday]

Holiday Ice Spectacular, 7 p.m., Chisholm Trail Expo Center, 111 W. Purdue. Theatrical ice production that combines figure skating with a holiday story. Tickets are $30, $40 or $50 and on sale at the Expo Center. For more information, call (580) 237-0238.